07 February 2022 12:14:48 IST

IIM Calcutta launches digital business leadership programme

IIM Calcutta ties up with TalentSprint

IIM Calcutta has launched Advanced Programme in Digital Business Leadership (APDBL) delivered on TalentSprint’s digital platform. The programme aims to help experienced leaders succeed in a highly disruptive and increasingly digital business environment.

The 12-month intensive programme has been tailored for digital enthusiasts who are aspiring to grow into Chief Digital Officers and Digital CXOs. The classes, to be delivered in a hybrid format, are scheduled to start in April 2022. The unique design of the programme, organised across four modules, is well-positioned to arm the participants with a powerful framework for digital leadership in their respective competitive arenas, a press release from TalentSprint, said.

Digital mindsets

According to Prof Manish Thakur, Dean of New Initiatives and External Relations, IIM Calcutta, “As digital disruption continues to reshape businesses, this programme will equip current and aspiring business leaders to think strategically and successfully navigate the ongoing wave of digital evolution. We are excited about our association with TalentSprint to introduce this programme, which aims to develop leaders who can champion digital mindsets and digital structures in their organisations.”

Dr Santanu Paul, CEO and MD of TalentSprint, said, “This leadership programme expands our relationship with IIM Calcutta and addresses the critical industry problem of nurturing and building digital business leaders of tomorrow. It aims to create future-ready leaders who will adapt to the digital ecosystem and go on to helm successful businesses.”

“With its highly distinctive and immersive pedagogy that includes thoughtfully curated curriculum, capstone projects, campus immersions, and industry connections, we are confident that the programme will help new age leaders build a digital mindset and drive organisational growth.”