CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME IN MANAGEMENTIndian Institute of Management Indore
Frequent Asked Questions
The prospective candidate should be Graduate in any discipline and should have appeared for CAT conducted by IIMs either in 2007 or 2008. There is no requirement of prior work experience. Candidates with two or more years of work experience in the above industries will have an advantage in the selection process.
IIM Indore's new one-year certificate programme is intended to equip the participants with basic skills and competencies that are required for progression to managerial and supervisory positions in organizations. The programme is offered on an online, interactive platform with classrooms located at various cities in India. The delivery of the programme across these cities gives flexibility to participants to study while working. The programme is highly interactive by design due to the two way video and audio provisions and the presence of other options like chat, discussion board and e-mail. Apart from developing individual and interpersonal managerial skills, the programme develops competencies in key functional areas of management.
Programme Design and Curriculum:
The programme is of one-year duration. It comprises of about 400 hrs of contact classes. These classes comprise of a combination of online instructions in select cities and on-campus contact. The courses are divided into three modules. The first module comprises of foundation level courses in management while the next two modules focus on courses on concepts and skills and domain specific courses in management respectively:
Module-1: Foundation courses - 210 hrs
Module-2: Courses on concepts and skills - 90 hrs
Module-3: Domain specific courses - 90 hrs
A major portion of the course will be conducted on the online, interactive, satellite based classrooms in various cities. Participants will attend these online instructions by IIM Indore faculty at state-of-art classrooms in the cities of their residence. Online classes will be conducted three days a week from 6:30 to 9:30 pm.
Campus visit opportunities:
Participants will get opportunity to visit IIM Indore campus once or twice for about 5 days each and will get to attend classes in campus as well as interact with faculty for clarification of their doubts. Apart from these campus visits the students may also get opportunity to interact with faculty in few selected cities nearer to their city of residence during the programme.
The programme pedagogy involves interactive lectures and presentations intertwined with case discussions, experience sharing, student assignments and projects. Apart from the instructions from the programme faculty, the students get tremendous opportunity to learn from the peer group, which brings diversity in terms of industry, job profile, age and roles with it.