The Executive Post Graduate Certificate Programme (EPGCP) in Management – Batch of 2019 Inaugurated at IIM Kozhikode
The Executive Post Graduate Certificate Programme (EPGCP) in Management for working professionals (Specialisation in Human Resource Management, Strategic Management and Operations Management) was inaugurated on 14th January 2019.
The Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP) in Management at the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) offers a judicious blend of theory and practice and is a one-year Post Graduate Certificate Programme offered on a combination of In–Campus module and Interactive Learning platform. A unique feature of the IIMK EPGP is its in-built concern to impart management education to working professionals seeking to upgrade their knowledge and skills.
Prof. Debashis Chatterjee mentioned “The admissions to the EPGP programme saw an increase by 25%, with an average experience of 8.8 years. Such a profile is a testimony to the increased preference of our program and also goes on to tell that the program is well received by the industry”. Prof. Chatterjee has championed the cause of diversity in management education wherein in his earlier tenure he encouraged women in management and he continues to do so even in this term.
The Chief Guest of the function, Rahul Sinha (President HR, Pidilite), is a business leader with over 22 years in FMCG, BFSI in Sales & Marketing and HR. He currently heads the Human Resource Function as President HR. He emphasized on the need to continuously practice our learning’s, work with passion & always stay curious.
Speaking on the occasion Prof. C. Raju Dean, Extension Programs spoke about how IIMK pioneered the EPGP program way back in 2001-02 and has now grown to be the most industry accepted program in the executive management space.
Post the inaugural session a plenary session was organized where Rahul Sinha spoke extensively on the challenges faced in managing the new generation workforce “Millenials”. He appreciated the participants for taking this bold decision of joining this programme and encouraged them to continuously stay curious.
About Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode
Started in 1997 with its Postgraduate Programme (PGP), the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) is on a high growth trajectory today, offering widest range of academic programmes in the field of management education. These include Fellow Program in Management, Executive PG Programs, Management Development Programs and Faculty Development Programs. IIMK set up a Satellite campus at Infopark, Kochi, in 2013 dedicated to Executive Education.