XLRI to Offer Course for Working Executives and Entrepreneurs in Mumbai

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XLRI- Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur has joined hands with Xavier Institute of Management and Research [XIMR], Mumbai to offer Postgraduate Certificate in General Management (PGCGM) for Working Executives. Students would be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in General Management on the successful completion of the course. The certificate will be awarded by XLRI at the Annual Graduation Ceremony held at XLRI Campus in Jamshedpur.

The programme will commence in October 2017 with an induction at XLRI, Jamshedpur while the rest of the classes will be held during the weekends at XIMR, St. Xavier’s College Campus in Mumbai.

The programme aims to provide an opportunity to the participants to earn a professional qualification in General Management while working and in developing a General Manager's perspective of Business, to equip participants with appropriate tools and techniques to take effective and considered business decisions and help develop scientific thinking through extensive use of cases and other pedagogy. The programme will include core courses in key functional areas (Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and Operations), besides General Management courses.

Commenting on the new program, Prof. Prantik Ray, the Program Coordinator at XLRI Jamshedpur said, “The programme is to be overseen by efficient and experienced faculty of both XLRI and XIMR. This proposed programme has been designed keeping in mind the working executives in Mumbai, Pune and other cities in Maharashtra. The course will allow executives to pursue a rigorous schedule that helps them leverage classroom learning to their professional roles. Participants will develop a holistic General Management and Business Leadership perspective.”

The programme is of 11 months duration with four terms. The programme comprises of 15 compulsory courses and a dissertation spread over the four terms.

Working Executives with minimum 2 years of experience as well as Entrepreneurs owning their own business for past 2 years having completed graduation from a recognized University in any discipline are eligible to apply to the course. Participants will be selected based on interviews. Interviews will be jointly conducted by faculty of XLRI and XIMR.

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