One-year MBA in Business Leadership: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kozhikode has launched a one-year post-graduate management program in business leadership. It is a full-time, residential course for which the application process will commence from June 14, 2019 and conclude on August 15, 2019. A Shortlist will be released on August 30, 2019 based on the applications, and the Interviews of selected people will be conducted in the month of September.  This program intends to address the need to provide goal-oriented, contemporary and holistic business leadership inputs to executives with a solid work experience who aspire to work top-notch jobs in large corporates.

One-year MBA in Business Leadership

One-year MBA in Business Leadership: About the Program

Prof. Debashis Chatterjee, Director of IIM-K, said, “This leadership programme aims to systematically nurture and shape experienced minds into high potential leaders who are authentic, capable, multi-dimensional, and grounded in core values.” He added: “Businesses today, need leaders to sustain and thrive in a volatile, connected and non-linear world and this new offering is precisely aimed to fill this gap.”

“Businesses, today, need leaders to sustain and thrive in a volatile, connected and non-linear world and this new offering is precisely aimed to fill this gap, added Professor Chatterjee.

The Chairperson of this new program, One-year MBA in Business Leadership, Prof. Venkataraman, who has also served in corporate leadership roles prior taking up academics stated that “Finding ready leadership talent has become increasingly difficult. Large companies today expect their HR departments to play a strategic role in identifying high potential candidates within the organization early on and groom them for bigger roles towards developing a leadership pipeline. We would expect that corporations committed to the development of leaders who combine both professional and organizational values, would encourage and facilitate their select executives to apply to the programme and discover their leadership potential.”

The institute promises that the program will involve an innovative admission process, unique curriculum and pedagogy that combines diverse perspectives to provide holistic inputs. Notably, the highlight of the programme would be the learning methods which would attempt to bring out leadership potential of the candidates through personalised and reflective learning approaches.

The programme is likely to be a fusion of intensive in-class, off-campus and immersive international components. The classes would reportedly commence in November 2019.

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About IIM Kozhikode: Programs, Placements and more 

IIM Kozhikode has not only established itself like a forerunner in management education, but has also managed to carve a dent in the society. The pool of talent, experience, and aspirations which the students carry along makes IIM Kozhikode one of the most sought-after institutions in India.

Other courses offered by IIM Kozhikode include Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), Fellow Program in Management (FPM), Executive Post Graduate Program (EPGP), EPGP (Kochi) and several short duration management development programs to create highly competent managers and thought leaders every year.

IIM Kozhikode also witnessed great placements in the year 2019 for its alumni. Highest CTC rose to INR 40.50 LPA, Median CTC was INR 18.80 LPA and Mean CTC was INR 20.67 LPA. IIM Kozhikode Placements 2019 also saw a 16% increase in the Average Salary offered and 21 new brands participating in the placements process. Over 50% of the recruiters featured in the Fortune 500 companies of the world and there were a total of 390 offers rolled by 107 organizations.

Maintaining its legacy, students at IIM Kozhikode in Final Placements 2019 were offered roles in various domains. Investment Banking by Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase; Consulting and Strategy by Bain & Co., BCG, Mckinsey & Co., and Deloitte; Operational Leadership roles by Amazon and HUL. While companies like Capgemini, Mahindra, RPG, and TAS offered various roles aimed at accelerated leadership positions. These various roles aims to position students of IIM Kozhikode at the forefront and redefine the industry benchmarks.

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