25 Feb 2020 17:27 IST

IIM Rohtak ties up with UpTop to offer ePGPx

There will be three on-campus modules; participants should have five years work experience

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Rohtak and an ed-tech higher education platform UpTop joined hands to offer ePGPx programme. ePGPx is a one-year post-graduate diploma programme in management for executives. The focus is on general management positioning and practical knowledge with prominence on inculcating leadership in perplexing managerial situations.

Prof Dheeraj Sharma, Director, IIM Rohtak, said: “IIM Rohtak culture that stems from our ancient traditions will produce scholars, managers, professors, and policy-makers who will exhibit superior work-ethic, high commitment, impervious focus, extraordinary decisiveness, strong persistence, and a positive attitude.”

Course details

Under this tie-up, there will be three mandatory on-campus modules (including offline sessions at IIM Rohtak) at the beginning of each term. Each campus visit will last for 6-7 days and will be held after every 3-4 months. There will be 20 days of on-campus classes.

The candidates should have five years of managerial or entrepreneurial or professional experience to get enrolled.

Ajay Singh, Founder, UpTop, said the company is offering an industry-relevant programme in collaboration with top b-schools to help working professionals become deserving of lateral movements.