By Ankur Vadhera Mohali, October 8, 2012: The Indian School of Business (ISB) is conducting an information session for senior industry executives and heads of businesses in the Tricity region on the PGPMAX – Post Graduate Programme in Management for Senior Executives, and how it can help them to move into leadership roles. This session will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the ISB Campus, SAS Nagar, Mohali. Registration for the information session is free but mandatory.
The current class comprises high performing senior executives from MNCs, Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), large private corporations and business heads of SMEs, NGOs, and family run businesses along with other functional experts who are being groomed for leadership positions in their respective organisations. Running on the lines of a global Executive MBA, the PGPMAX allows executives to pursue a management programme without disruption in their current work schedule. This is a part time course with duration of 15 months where participants will be on campus for a 7 day schedule of classroom learning once every 6 weeks. The course is taught by faculty from the ISB, The Wharton School and the Kellogg School of Management. An important component of the course is the International Immersion, where participants spend two weeks in USA and Brazil by attending classes at Kellogg School of Management and The Wharton School and meet industry leaders in those countries.
About the Indian School of Business (ISB)
The ISB was established in 2001 with an aspiration to put India on the global map of management education. Over the years, the ISB has successfully pioneered several new trends in management education in India, and has firmly established itself as a world-class management institution. In 2008, the ISB became the youngest institution to be ranked among the Top 20, in the Global B-school Rankings by the Financial Times, London, and since then has been ranked consistently among the top B-schools globally. Recently, the ISB earned the distinction of becoming the first South Asian B-school to receive the AACSB accreditation. Chartering its next phase of growth, the ISB flagged off its second campus at Mohali, Punjab in April 2012. Though located at Hyderabad and Mohali, the School will function as one entity with a seamless integration across both the campuses.
A strong pool of research-oriented resident and international faculty from reputed B-schools has been a key factor that helped the ISB to emerge as one of the leading B Schools with its cutting edge research and pedagogy. It has set up eight research centres serving as a bridge between the industry and the academia and carry forward its research agenda as well as promote education in areas critical to India’s development. The ISB offers its flagship one year Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) besides the Post Graduate Programme in Management for Senior Executives (PGPMAX) and a bouquet of Executive Education Programmes that cater to top and middle management. The school also recently launched its Fellow Programme in Management (FPM). The school has over 4200+ PGP Alumni and 13,000+ Executive Education Alumni spread across over 25 countries making an impact on the business and society.