TimesPro and the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta have launched the Executive Program in Business Management to equip learners with the skills and knowledge to move from functional roles to business experts.
IIM Calcutta’s flagship 12-month business management program, developed for managers and future leaders, will enable learners to adapt to rapidly changing technological and organizational challenges. It will prepare them with new and industry-ready skills to guide their business decisions and help them gain an understanding of the complex socio-economic environment and prevailing ethical challenges.
The Executive Program in Business Management is in its 27th batch and among IIM Calcutta’s flagship programs, which includes two immersive on-campus sessions for learners, and will be conducted through an interactive learning platform ( IL) at the cutting edge of technology and delivered in Direct-to-Device (D2D) mode. It follows a proven pedagogy consisting of lectures, case studies, assignments, quizzes, project work, and more.
The program will help learners to significantly improve their skills by learning subjects such as project management, marketing management, design thinking, innovation and entrepreneurship, business analysis and business conduct in requirements and contingencies, digital transformation and people management, among others.
Speaking during the program announcement, Sunil Sood, Commercial Director, Executive Education, TimesPro, said, “The changing dynamics of the industry have resulted in an increasing demand for skilled professionals and has become imperative for them to gain an edge to navigate through the disruptions caused by the industry. The TimesPro-IIM Calcutta program in Business Management will equip learners with new era skills while developing strategic and leadership skills to add value to the ever-changing ecosystem.
Teacher. Nisigandha Bhuyan, Associate Professor, Business Ethics & Communication Group, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, said, “The program will give our learners a direction to explore new ideas in today’s ever-changing economy to create change. They will gain an in-depth understanding of lifelong skills, enhance their strategic and critical thinking skills, and lead them down a path of self-discovery and leadership. It is our flagship program and among the most prestigious programs offered to professionals at our institution that facilitates mid-career development.
About Indian Institute of Management Kolkata:
Established in November 1961 by the Government of India in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, the Ford Foundation and Indian industry, the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta) was the first national institute of higher studies and research in management in November 1961.
Over the past six decades, IIM Calcutta has earned a global reputation for delivering high quality management education through its postgraduate and doctoral level programs, executive education programs, and research and consultancy activities. It is India’s first “triple accredited” business school with accreditations from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS); and MBA Association (AMBA).
Today, IIM Calcutta is one of the best business schools in Asia. Its close links with the business world make it the ideal institution to attract the best Indian talent and promote management practices in Indian organizations.
TimesPro, established in 2013, is a leading Higher EdTech platform dedicated to empowering the career growth of aspiring learners by equipping them with the skills to thrive in a competitive world. TimesPro’s H.EdTech programs are created to meet rapidly changing industry demands and have been combined with technology to make them accessible and affordable.
TimesPro offers a variety of learning programs created and curated across a range of categories, industries, and age groups. They include early career programs focused on employment in the BFSI, e-commerce and technology sectors; executive training for working professionals in collaboration with leading educational institutions such as IIMs and IITs; and enterprise-level organizational learning and development interventions.
TimesPro also works with leading Indian multinationals in various sectors to provide upskilling and reskilling solutions to boost employability and create a strong workforce. TimesPro is a Higher EdTech initiative of the Times of India Group.