28 January 2022 13:28:10 IST

IIM Kashipur ties up with Times Professional Learning

Source: IIM Kashipur official website

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kashipur has partnered with Times Professional Learning (TSP), with its brand The Second Wind (TSW). The B-school has opened admissions for the second batch of the Post Graduate Certificate Programme in General Management (PGCGM). The course is said to provide a holistic understanding of management functions and is aimed at teaching managers how to build and sustain a successful business.

PGCGM is a one-year programme for help mid-career executives who wish to advance their careers and acquire managerial skills to be well-equipped to address future challenges. The programme enhances skills across disciplines such as finance, economics, marketing, human resource management, operations and decision sciences, and strategic management. The applicants who complete the programme successfully will receive a certificate and executive education alumni status.

New-age skills

The pedagogy includes lectures, case discussions, project work, term papers, and assignments. The programme involves on-campus immersive sessions and communication workshops.

Prof Atulan Guha, Associate Professor, Economics, and Programme Coordinator, PGCGM, IIM Kashipur said, “The PGCGM at IIM Kashipur will help learners develop their business skills and build competencies to meet the aspirations and challenges of Industry 4.0. It will help managers get exposed to new-age organisational practices, gain new skills, and develop global leadership skills. It will create an industry-ready workforce who can innovate, take challenges, be communication savvy and have entrepreneurial qualities, which will help diversify businesses.”

Anish Srikrishna, Chief Executive Officer, Times Professional Learning said, “It is essential for professionals to have a fillip early in their career and get exposed to modern practices of an organisational framework. With technological changes bringing disruptions across various businesses, learners must evolve and upskill themselves. IIM Kashipur’s programme enables learners to redefine their career path to groom and hone new-age skills to take over senior positions in future.”

Applicants who have completed a diploma (10+2+3), degree, or two-year master’s degree from a recognised university with a minimum of 50 per cent marks in any discipline along with a minimum of two years of work experience will be eligible for the course.