Executive MBA

Executive MBA

Executive MBA Programs in India:

1. IIM Ahmedabad: PGPX: One Year Post-Graduate Program in Management for executive

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* PGPX is a full time residential program for executive with substantial work experience leading to a One Year Post-Graduate Diploma in Management for executive.

* The program has a general management focus, with emphasis on managing across borders and cultures. It has an international project (called International Immersion) besides teaching content drawn from many countries.

* The program is open to executive of all nationalities.

* executive who have a bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline and are 27 or above at the start of the program may apply. Corporate sponsorship is welcome but not essential. Students are selected through a rigorous admissions process that includes GMAT, leadership profiling and personal interviews.

2. IIM Bangalore: Executive Post Graduate Program in Management (EPGP)

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The Executive Post Graduate Program in Management (EPGP) is a one year full-time program for mid-career executive aspiring towards leadership roles. The course focuses on emerging economies and includes an international Study internship in BRIC and other emerging markets.

Executive Program Eligibility

The program is intended for middle level executive having substantial work experience. The pre- requisites are

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* Graduate in any discipline.

* A minimum of seven years full time work experience.

* A valid GMAT score.

3. IIM Calcutta: Post Graduate Program for executive (PGPEX)

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The One year Post-Graduate Program for executive (PGPEX) was introduced in December 2006 with a mission to develop experienced and ambitious executive for leadership positions in global organizations.

The global economy has expanded manifold and is constantly throwing up both challenges and opportunities. The present business environment requires effective executive who combine theoretical knowledge with practical problem-solving skills. The need is for talented people with adequate corporate experience, excellent cross-cultural skills and an awareness of the emerging global business scenario.

The Post-Graduate Program for executive (PGPEX) program was created in response to these needs. It aims to develop executive who can meet the emerging and, in some cases, unforeseen challenges of global business. The program curriculum emphasizes practical problem-solving and the development of cross-cultural skills. Courses and course modules aim to improve communication, team-building and leadership skills.

Executive Program Admission Prerequisites

* executive with graduate degree (minimum 3 years duration) in any discipline (or equivalent qualification)

* At least 5 years of full time post-qualification professional experience

* A valid GMAT score (taken within the last 36 months at the time of application)

* Proficiency in English

Executive Program Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on Academic Background, Professional Experience, GMAT score, Personal Interview, Statement of Purpose and recommendation letters from two referees who hold senior academic or managerial positions.

4. IIMI- Executive PGP:

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The 18-month Executive PGP program is a uniquely designed course for working executive and entrepreneurs. It provides them a platform to hone their skills and competencies, to grow higher in business. Typically, this program admits candidates with a minimum of 5 years of experience after graduation. These candidates can also be organization-sponsored.

Executive Program ELIGIBILITY

The candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST) or Persons with Disability (PWD) category], of any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

In case the university/institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by the IIMs by dividing obtained CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant with 100.

The candidate should also have a minimum of 5 years of managerial/ entrepreneurial/ professional experience as on August 31, 2008. Work experience obtained only after graduation will be considered. Organizational sponsorship is optional.

5. IIML: International Program in Management for executive

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IPMX, the third, full time, one-year residential executive program would be launched in April 2010 at the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow-NOIDA Campus. The International Program in Management for executive, is designed for mid/senior level executives, to prepare them for leadership roles. The program is designed to develop business education that is grounded in the Indian and international business environment. It will accelerate understanding of business at functional and strategic levels, and prepare students to manage enterprises engaged in global business. The curriculum would focus on a strategic understanding of business, rooted in practical skill development through action learning projects and industry interface. A core component of the program is an international module of 3- 4 weeks at one of our partner institutes located in Europe / East Asia which will provide students the opportunity for an international learning experience to equip them with the knowledge and perspective relevant to current global business issues. The program would be rigorous as well as rewarding as it would provide ample opportunity for personal development and professional growth through inquiry and insight in an interactive learning environment. NOIDA being the hub of commercial and industrial activity, the locational advantage of the NOIDA Campus would also extend to the learning process where industry related assignments and real management contexts form an integral part of the course curriculum. The delivery is oriented towards best practices, an integrated strategic perspective, project work and constant engagement with industry The Corporate Interaction Centre of the Institute would facilitate in providing placement services for non-sponsored students.

6. XLRI: Executive Post Graduate program

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The Exec-PGP program provides executive with an opportunity to earn a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management without interrupting their career. The curriculum is similar to that of the BM program and it is recognized by AICTE and is equivalent to an MBA.

The executive spend about 165 days in Campus in thirty months to complete the course requirements. They are expected to do additional work as carry-home projects and assignments. The mix of executive, which includes entrepreneurs and executive from various functional areas, provides an enabling environment for learning. The Institute awards the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management to participants who successfully complete all the requirements of this program.

7. XLRI : One - Year General Management program For Working executive

Executive program Key Features:

The institute awards the Executive Postgraduate Diploma in General Management to the participants who successfully complete all the requirements of this program.


Candidates applying for One Year General Management program must hold a minimum of three years Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University in India/abroad in any discipline, be employed in a full-time job, must have at least five years of relevant managerial experience as on March 31, 2010 in an organization of repute in the public, private or nongovernmental sector after completing graduation.

Application Procedure

A candidate has the option of either taking XAT 2010 or submitting the GMAT Scores. Those taking XAT need to register for XAT 2010, being held on January 03, 2010. The last date of registration is November 30, 2009.

Others should send their GMAT score (GMAT Code WW2-8N-93) taken between January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2009 along with their XLRI PP GMAT Form and demand draft to XLRI, Jamshedpur by January 15, 2010.

8. SCMHRD Executive MBA program :

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Who should attend: Working executive who aspire to promote themselves to the management level of their companies can join this program. Self-made entrepreneurs, doctors, physicians, academic administrators and army personnel interested in further education can join this program. Managers interested to upgrade themselves with the latest trends in management and improve their technology base can join. executive aspiring to switch their profiles to cross-functional domains will benefit from this program.

Duration: The program is offered over 30 months comprising 5 semesters. Students are offered general management subjects in the first two semesters, after which they can choose their elective subjects from various functional areas. Viz. Finance, HR, Marketing, Operations and IT Systems. The last semester, students are required to do a live project.


Bachelor's Degree of any statutory University or any other recognized Foreign University with three year post-qualification work experience in reputed organization.


Diploma of any University/Board or any other recognized foreign University with five year experience in reputed organization

Eligibility under Industry Sponsored Category: The candidate must furnish the basic eligibility criteria for applying under this category. Candidate must be working in the sponsoring company at the time of admission. The top authorities like CEO or MD must sponsor the candidate and submit a letter to that effect. The candidate shall continue his services in the sponsoring company as long as he is doing the course. The moment he leaves, his admission will also be cancelled. The candidate must give an undertaking to that effect.

For Industry Sponsor: Any company whose turnover is more than 5 crores. Preference will be given to companies having relationship with SCMHRD in terms of summer and final placements, live projects etc.

9. MDI Gurgaon : Post Graduate program in International Management :

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MDI Gurgaon in 2006 launched a unique, first of its kind program in India - the Post Graduate program in International Management (PGP-IM). This is one of the efforts made by MDI to develop managers with appropriate mindset and ability to work in global markets. The program was launched in collaboration with European School of Management (ESCP-EAP), France. The unique dual degree program is delivered partly in India (MDI) and partly in Europe (ESCP-EAP campuses). The first phase of the program is delivered on MDI Campus, at Gurgaon. The second phase of the program is delivered in Europe at the London, Paris & Turin campuses (English Track).

In Europe, students will not only get classroom learning opportunity, they will also get an opportunity to work there or in India on a paid internship basis. In addition, there will be scope to get placement in Europe. Living and working in Europe will enable students to understand and appreciate other cultures, hone their capabilities to work across cultures and develop global mindsets.


The key objectives of the program are to groom global leaders with:-

* Competencies to work across cultures.

* Ability to work in unfamiliar markets.

* Strong general management orientation.

* Adequate grounding in various management functions.


There will be classroom teaching through case studies, simulations and role play. Direct exposure to workplace realities will be provided through consultancy assignments and internships in the corporate sector. An integrated batch of ESCP-EAP students and MDI students will go through the entire program. Close interactions of this kind will develop understanding, appreciation and tolerance of differences across cultures and develop the skills to work globally.

program Structure

The program is spread over six modules. The first three modules spread over 8 months would be delivered at MDI. The fourth module of 6 months duration would be held at ESCP-EAP Campus. Fifth module will constitute 4 to 6 months of internship in India/ Europe while the sixth module of 1 V2 months would consist of dissertation work. Module 1 and 2 focus on providing basic inputs in qualitative and quantitative domains and provide analytical as well as communication skills. In the 3rd and 4th modules the focus shifts to giving an International Management perspective to the students. The 5th and 6th modules are dedicated to providing in-company exposure in a global context.

ESCP-EAP (European School of Management) is Europe's top school, highly ranked (number 2) by the Financial Times. The school has five campuses in Paris, London, Madrid, Berlin and Torino. Cultural and social learning is actively encouraged, and this is possible with the rich variety of activities naturally on offer in a capital cf"

10. International Management Institute (IMI) Delhi : Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management

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This is a 15 month program for enabling executive with serious work experience to take up lateral level management positions. This program provides general management and functional area skills to executive with a variety of sectoral experiences from their previous work experience. The program will have Indian as well as international participants making for a cross-cultural environment and international experience sharing.


Graduates in the 10+2+3 system in any discipline recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (includes a large number of Indian as well as international degrees) with full-time experience of around 5 years. High proficiency in written and verbal communication in English.

More business schools offering one year executive programs:

11. Great Lakes Institue of Management

12. Indian School of Business Hyderabad

13. SP Jain Institute of Management

Top Ten Executive MBA programs in Asia (according to Asia Week):

1 Asian Institute of Management (Philippines)

2 Chinese University of Hong Kong

3 Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand (School of Management)

4 Sasin Graduate Institute of Business and Administration (Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)

5 NUS Business School (National University of Singapore)

6 Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

7 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Graduate School of Management)

8 National Cheng-chi University, Taiwan (College of Commerce)

9 Monash Mount Eliza Business School (Australia)

10 China Europe International Business School (China)

Financial times Executive MBA Rankings 2009 :

1 Kellogg / Hong Kong UST Business School

2 Trium: HEC Paris / LSE / New York University: Stern

3 Columbia/London Business School

4 University of Chicago: Booth

5 University of Pennsylvania: Wharton

5 Insead

7 IE Business School

8 London Business School

9 Columbia Business School

10 Duke University: Fuqua

11 National University of Singapore School of Business

12 Washington University: Olin

13 UC Berkeley / Columbia

14 IMD

15 New York University: Stern

16 Iese Business School

17 Northwestern University: Kellogg

18 Kellogg / WHU-Otto Beisheim School

19 Chinese University of Hong Kong

20 University of Michigan: Ross

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