Certificate Program on Leading and Managing

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
In Kolkata

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  • Certificate
  • Kolkata
  • Duration:
    6 Months

To strengthen management and leadership skills essential to achieving collaboration in teams and partnerships. Increase participants' understanding of the key elements and characteristics of effective collaborative partnerships. Determine he conditions for reasonable success and when it is advantageous to invest resources into developing partnerships.
Suitable for: Middle and Senior Level Managers with minimum 10 years of work experience

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT CALCUTTA Diamond Harbour Road Joka, 700104, West Bengal, India
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· Requirements

Graduation / Post graduation with minimum 50% marks and minimum 10 years of work experience

Course programme

Businesses across the globe forced to address increasingly complex problems, adapt to rapid changes in technology, work across disciplines, produce more with limited resources, and increase the sustainability of research. These demands have significantly increased the need for researchers to work effectively in collaborative relationships -dyads, teams, and partnerships.

The opportunity to create collaborative advantage exists in the various working relationships but requires the development and use of interpersonal, leadership and management skills.

This course enables the participant to interact with the mentor with a goal to increase each participant's abilities to lead and manage teams and partnerships. Many facets are used to help participants understand their present strengths and abilities, then instructed and coached on avenues to pursue for growth.

-Program Description:

Leading and Managing use a modular approach to step outside your work situation and see how you affect your peer groups.

Each module discusses an area of management and helps to use the fundamental principles of human behavior to encourage employees to serve their own values while also serving the goals of the department and organization.

Using a pragmatic approach, the course explores and critiques many current approaches to managing people, using case studies & role-plays.

-Course Structure:

Classroom Component: This core component, spread over 6 months, consists of 60 instructional hours.

Campus Component: The in-campus component covering 5 days.

Attendance: 66% attendance in each module separately will be mandatory for the certification and will not be waived under any circumstance.

-Course Content:

There will be a total of 9 modules covering the entire program. The content is given below.

Module 1:

Understanding Industry and Market




Sensing and Sizing Opportunities and Threats

Module 2:

Understanding Capabilities

Infrastructure and Technology

Tangible and Intangible Assets


Business Processes

Dynamic Capabilities

Module 3:

Understanding Financials

Financial Statements

Mobilization and Management of Money

Performance Monitoring and Controls

Module 4:

Understanding Organization and People

Organizational Context

Personal and Interpersonal Orientation, Motivation and Style

Managerial Behavior and Firm Performance

Module 5:

Strategizing For Business Success -Linking Opportunities to Firm

Specific Capabilities



Capability Based Competitive Advantage

Alternative Business Models for Market Dominance and Superior Profitability

Module 6:

Execution for Success

Strategy Process

Operations Process

People Process

Balance Scorecard for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluating Quality of Execution

Module 7:

Managing For Results

Managerial Tasks

Managerial Skills

Managerial Information

Managerial Perspective

Personal Characteristics As Ultimate Drivers For Business And Individual Success

Key Thoughts on "Managing"

Styles and Approaches Of High Performing Managers

Module 8:

Leading People and Organization for Superior Performance

Essence and Types Of Leadership Are Leaders Born Or Made?

Motivation of Leaders to Lead

Longing of Followers to Follow

Leadership that Makes Difference to Lives Organization and Its People

Profile of the Successful Leaders

Module 9:

Evolving Into the Role of a Successful Leader-Manager: Key Requirements

Intellectual Sharpness

Mental Toughness

Physical Fitness

Ability to Lead From the Front

Risk Taking and Visionary

Combining Head and Heart, Right Emotional And Social Skills

High Performance vs. Targets

Values, Integrity and Ethics beyond suspicion

Courage and Guts to Take and Communicate Unpopular Decisions

Transparency, Credibility

Ability to Communicate, Negotiate And Convince People


Concept and case discussion.


The certificate will be awarded directly by IIM Calcutta.

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