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TimesPro, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta launches Executive Programme in Business Management

TimesPro and the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta have launched the Executive Programme in Business Management to equip learners with the skills and knowledge required to transition from functional roles to business experts.

The 12-month IIM Calcutta’s flagship business management programme, developed for managers and aspiring leaders, will equip learners to adapt to the fast-paced technological and organisational challenges. It will prepare them with new-age and industry-ready skills to guide their business decisions and help them gain an understanding of the complex socio-economic environment and ethical challenges prevalent.

The Executive Programme in Business Management is in its 27th batch and among the flagship programmes of IIM Calcutta which includes two campus-immersive sessions for learners, and will be conducted via a state-of-the-art Interactive Learning (IL) platform and delivered in Direct-to-Device (D2D) mode. It follows a proven pedagogy consisting of lectures, case studies, assignments, quizzes, project work etc.

The programme will help learners vastly enhance their skillsets by learning subjects such as Project Management, Marketing Management, Design Thinking, Innovation, and Entrepreneurial Mindset, Business Analytics and Driving Business in Exigencies and Contingencies, Digital Transformation, and People Management, among others.

Speaking at the announcement of the programme, Sunil Sood, Chief Business Officer, Executive Education, TimesPro, said, “The changing dynamics across the industry have led to a burgeoning demand for skilled professionals and has become imperative for them to gain an edge to traverse industry-led disruptions. The TimesPro-IIM Calcutta programme in Business Management will equip learners with new-age skills while building strategic and leadership competencies to provide value to the ever-evolving ecosystem.”

Prof. Nisigandha Bhuyan, Associate Professor, Business Ethics & Communication Group, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, said, “The programme will set a direction for our learners to explore new ideas in today’s ever-changing economy to create change. They will get an in-depth understanding of lifelong skills, enhance their strategic and critical thinking abilities, and take them on a path of self-discovery and leadership. It is our flagship and among the most prestigious programmes offered to professionals from our institution that facilitates mid-career upskilling.”