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About Program - ePGP

Programme Curriculum

e-Mode Post Graduate Programme (ePGP*) in Management is a two year master degree programme (with added flexibility of completion in 3 years) offered on Interactive technology platform. The objective of the programme is to impart management education to junior, middle, and senior level working professionals and entrepreneurs seeking skills and strategies to take their organizations to the next level.

The course which is imparted over more than 850 hours of classroom sessions, provides the students with leadership skills for the knowledge economy, through an innovative curriculum.

During the first year, the programme curriculum focuses on equipping the students with

Managerial decision making abilities.

Leadership capabilities.

Understanding of the functional areas of management.

Understanding of the economic and regulatory trends.

Varied analytical tools and techniques.

General management orientation.

*‘e' stands for Electronic Learning Mode (eLearning Mode)

USP of the programme

  • A rigorous blended learning programme in management offered by the top Indian B-School.
  • Award of "Master of Management Studies" (MMS) degree by IIM Ahmedabad.
  • IIMA is responsible for the academic policies, course design, delivery, admissions and student evaluation of ePGP. The service partner is responsible for the technology platform, infrastructure and programme management support.
  • Programme specifically designed for junior, mid, and senior level working professionals and entrepreneurs with all the benefits of Interactive Onsite and interactive blended Learning.
  • Students selected through a rigorous process that includes written test and interview.
  • Learning through interactions with experienced professionals who are part of peer group.
  • Five Classroom modules conducted in the IIMA campus at different time-slots.
  • Membership of IIMA Alumni association upon completion of the programme.
  • Duration: 2 years (with added flexibility of completion in 3 years).

Programme Delivery

In association with an identified service partner (VCNow), ePGP is offered through a technology-enabled interactive class room located in your city. Five campus modules of one week each in the IIMA Campus is also included in the programme design.

IIMA is responsible for the academic policies, course design, delivery, admissions and student evaluation of ePGP. The service partner is responsible for the technology platform, infrastructure and programme management support.

Since this is a Blended Programme, Five Classroom modules are conducted in the IIMA campus at different time-slots

Technology / Programme Partner - VCNow

VCNow is a brand owned by Unified Collaboration Services LLP and is the largest infrastructure based HD Video Conference Service provider of the country with over 60 Virtual Classroom studios (Study Centers) spread across 32 cities in India. VCNow Virtual Classroom provides for a near-real classroom experience with its highly interactive Live 2-Way High Definition Video Conference interface. Each classroom is equipped with global class Video Conference equipments, 50 inch HD LED displays and acoustics that makes learning a seamless and pleasurable experience.

Pedagogy

The teaching approach is highly interactive, using the technological capabilities of the channel. The pedagogy is a blend of lectures, case studies, online lectures, projects, peer-to-peer learning, self-learning and simulations. Mentoring by faculty and remote access to learning resources of IIMA will also be made available. The service partner will ensure uninterrupted technical support in conducting online classes, attendance, quizzes and the like.

Key Benefits of the programme

  • Advantage of learning theoretical and practical aspects of management from faculty of IIM Ahmedabad and Guest/Visiting Faculty.
  • Study while you work by attending classes in your city after office hours on week days and week-ends.
  • Benefits of blending traditional Brick & Mortar Model and modern interactive technology.

Programme Calendar

Tentative First Year Course List:

Introduction to Learning Methods at IIMA

Corporate Sustainability

Understanding of Behavior I

Organizational Behavior  II

Managerial Computing

Transforming Business through Information Technology

Financial Reporting & Analysis

Corporate Finance

Financial Markets

Costing & Control Systems

Probability & Statistics I

Probability & Statistics II

Operations Management I

Operations Management II

Marketing Management I

Marketing Management II

Human Resource Management I

Human Resource Management II

Managerial Communication I

Managerial Communication II

Microeconomics

Macroeconomics

Legal Aspects of Business

Quantitative Techniques (Decision Making)

Strategic Management

Project Work

Tentative Second Year Course List (The second year of the programme will be based on electives and project work)

Business Negligence, Liability and Law

Behavioural Finance

Brand Management

Better Work, Better Workplaces and Better World

Business Analytics

Big Data: Possibilities and Concerns

Business Turnaround and Organizational Transformation

Business and Society

Communicating Corporate Reputation

Customer Relationship Management

Corporate Governance

Experiments for Business and Policy Decision-Making

Educational Innovation and Enterprise

Intercultural Communication Competence

Entrepreneurship & Creativity

Managing Firms in Service Sector

Financial Statement Analysis

Pricing

Game Theory

Promotions Strategy

International Finance & Trade

Quality & Risk Management

Managing Human Capital in Projects

Structure and Economics of Online Networks

Managing Transportation: Business Models and Policy Instruments

The Future of Work and Its Markets

Revenue Management and Dynamic Pricing

Understanding Bhagavad Gita: Managers' Dilemmas

Rural Marketing

Valuation of Firms - Numbers and Narratives

Strategies for the Internet Economy

Capstone: Business Simulation Game

Tapping into Social Media

Course on Ethics

Group Project

Alumni–IIMA Network

The participants are considered bonafide students of IIM Ahmedabad and will enjoy similar privileges, including alumni status.

Study Centre Details

City State Area / Landmark Address Link
Hyderabad Hyderabad Begumpet VCNow Video Conference Center,Office no.15, 1st Floor, Life style building, Kundanbagh,, Begumpet, Hyderabad 500016  
Hyderabad Hyderabad Madhapur Hitech city VC Iconia, Office no. 402, 4th floor, Plot no 112, Kavuri Hills , Opposite to Jubilee Ridge Hotel entrance, Madhapur- 500081  
Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada VCNow, Video Conferencing Center, 1st Floor,Above LOT Mobiles,G R Plaza,Beside Canara Bank,Eluru Road, Near Vijaya Talkies Centre, Vijayawada-520002.   
Vishakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh Vizag VC NOW, # 46-15-46, Office No.2, 2nd Floor, SAI KOLLURU COMPLEX, Beside Tirumala Music Center (TMC) , Dondaparthi Junction, Visakhapatnam - 530016  
Gurgaon Gurgaon Gurgaon VCNow, Office No. 311, 3rd Floor, MGF Metropolis , M G Road, Gurgaon 122002  
New Delhi New Delhi Connaught Place Central, New Delhi VCNow, PVR Plaza, H- Block, 2nd Floor, Connaught Place,, Near Rajiv chowk Metro station (B Block Exit Gate No 2), New Delhi 110001   
New Delhi New Delhi South Delhi, Kalkaji VCNow, E-3, 2nd Floor, Kalkaji, Opp KFC, New Delhi 110019  
Noida Uttar Pradesh Noida, Sector 18 VCNow, Office No 610, 6th Floor, Wave Silver Tower Pvt. Ltd. D-6, Near Metro station Gate No 2, , Sec 18, Above Bikaner Wala, Sector 18, Noida 201301  
Ahmedabad Gujarat Satellite Road VCNow, Office no. H-1110 (11th Floor)Titanium City Centre, Near Sachin Tower, 100 Feet Road, Anandnagar, Ahmedabad-380015  
Vadodara Gujarat Vadodara VCNow, Office no. 402 A, 4th Floor, Alkapuri Arcade, opp.Welcome Hotel, R.C.Dutt Road, Alkapuri, Vadodara 390005  
Bengaluru Karnataka Indranagar VCNow, Office no. 811, 1st Floor, 10th A Main, Indranagar, 1st Stage, Above Galaxy Interiors , Bengaluru -560038  
Bengaluru Karnataka MG Road, Infantryrd VCNow, G5, Office no. 83, Prestige Copper Arch, Behind Safina Plaza, MG Road / Infantry Road, Bengaluru - 560001   
Bengaluru Karnataka Marathahalli, Whitefield VCNow, 19/1, 2nd Floor, A Wing, Classic Aura, Kadubeesanahalli, (Besides Aricent),, Marathahalli Outer Ring Road, Bengaluru - 560 103  
Bengaluru Karnataka HSR Layout Office No.11/A, 1st Floor,   "THE YOGA PLACE" Building. 19th Main Rd, Sector 3, HSR Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560102  
Cochin Kerala Cochin VCNow, GS2 Heavenly Plaza, 2nd floor, Above Reliance Fresh,, Kakkanad, Cochin 682021  
Trivandrum Kerala Trivandrum VC Now Center # TC 25/1566, Empire Tower, 2nd Floor, Above Target College of Competitive Exam, ( Landmark Above Brilliance College) , S S Koil Road, Thampanoor, Trivandrum, Kerala 695001  
Nagpur Maharashtra Nagpur VCNow Center No.192 'Shivam' off Hump Yard Road, Behind Vasan Eye Care Hospital, Dhantoli , Nagpur 440012   
Pune Maharashtra Aundh VCNow Center, Shankar Smriti building, Office No 3, 2nd Floor, Sanewadi, ITI Road, Aundh, Opposite to FAB INDIA, vcpune.aundh@VCNow.in  
Pune Maharashtra Pimpri VCNow, Office No-12, "A"-Wing, 2nd Floor, Kamla Cross Road,Mumbai Pune Highway , Pimpri, Pune 411017, Opp- PCMC Building  
Pune Maharashtra Viman Nagar VCNow Center, Office No.113, Ashoka Plaza , 1st Floor , Complex between Hyatt Regency & ibis Hotel, Nagar Road, Viman Nagar , Pune 411014   
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh Bhopal VCNow Center,Vision Force Tower, 254 Zone 2 MP Nagar, , Next to Hotel Ganpati, Bhopal 486021   
Bhubaneshwar Orissa Bhubaneshwar VCNow Center, C/o Azlan Consultancy 94 Surya Nagar Unit 7 Bhubaneswar, Pin Code 751003  
Indore Madhya Pradesh New Palasia VCNow Center,Iscom 301 B, Pushprtna Solitaire, 3rd floor, 4/5 New Palasia, Above iceballs, Indore 452001   
Raipur Chhatisgarh Raipur VCNow Center, Face to Face communications,Office No.10, 1st Floor, Shopping Complex, Srishti Garden, Telibandha, Raipur( C.G.), Near Airtel Office, Raipur 492001  
Mumbai Maharashtra Andheri Hub Town Solaris VCNow Center, Office No. 1047, 10th floor,Hub Town Solaris, N.S.Phadke Marg, Near East West Flyover, Andheri (E), Mumbai 400 069  
Mumbai Maharashtra Lower Parel Office No 7, 1st floor, B wing, Shree Madhu Industrial Estate, Pandurang Budhkar marg, , Land Mark : Near Century Mill, Worli 400013  
Mumbai Maharashtra Navi Mumbai - Vashi VCNow Video Conferencing Centre, International Infotech Park, Tower 7, 2nd Floor, Office no. F223, Sec 30 , Above Vashi Railway Station, (Next to Vashi Juice Center), Navi Mumbai - 400703  
Mumbai Maharashtra Thane VCNow, Office No 402, Highland Arcade, Highland Park, Above D mart, Kolshet Road,, Kolshet Road, Thane West 400607  
Chandigarh Chandigarh Sector 8 VCNow Center,SCO 51-52, 2nd floor, Sec 8C, Near Indusind bank, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh 160009  
Jaipur Rajasthan Jaipur VCNow Center, Sprint Digital Solution LLP,Plot No. 617- Vidyut Nagar ,, Prince Road,Vaishali Nagar, Jaipur -302021 Rajasthan  
Chennai Tamilnadu Adyar VCNow Center, Office no. 3J, 3rd Floor, Vantage Plaza, #1 MG road, Adyar- Chennai 600020.  
Chennai Tamilnadu T Nagar MEIL House 2nd Floor, # 395, Anna Salai, Teynampet, Chennai 600 018, Landmark - Near Anna Arivalayam / Hotel Hyatt   
Coimbatore Tamilnadu Gandhipuram VCNow Center,Office no. 419, Dev Regnant Complex, 2nd Floor, Cross Cut road, Gandhipuram Coimbatore 641012  
Lucknow Uttar Pradesh Lucknow VCNow center B-1/13A, Ground Floor, Vipul Khand,Gomti Nagar, Lucknow-226010  
Kolkata West Bengal Park Street VCNow, Apeejay House, Block C, 8th Floor , 15 Park Street, Kolkata 700016   
Patna Bihar Fraser Road VCNow, 8th Floor , Office No 805, Jagat Trade Centre, Near Central Mall & Dakbangalow Chauraha, , Fraser Road , Patna - 800001  
Ranchi Jharkhand Ranchi C/o, AXIOM ANALYSIS SOFTWARE SERVICES, 328/B, 1st Floor, Ashok Nagar Road No.4, , Near Gate No.4, Ranchi 834002  
Kolkata West Bengal Salt Lake, Sector 5 Bengal Eco Intelligent Park, 15th Floor, Unit No 17, , Plot No. 3,, EM Block, Sector V, Salt Lake City, Landmark: Besides Techno India College  
Guwahati GS Road Assam GS Road C/o Simony Systems and Solutions Pvt Ltd, , First Floor , G S Road, Bora Service, Guwahati Landmark: Near Old Bora Service Petrol Pump  

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