Lead strategic initiatives in your organisation with IIM Kozhikode’s Advanced Strategic Management Programme

As per PWC’s 25th Global CEO Survey’s India Outlook, 77% CEOs said they expect global economic growth to improve during the year ahead. 58% of companies accelerated their existing transformation in response to the pandemic, likely benefiting from the right strategy going into the pandemic in the first place. Strategy can create the difference between surviving and thriving. That’s why companies are looking to hire advanced strategy experts to identify new direction, create inimitable value, and grow sustainably.

So how can you grow in this domain?

Success in modern strategy hinges on balancing classical theory with new-age ideas and frameworks. IIM Kozhikode’s Advanced Strategic Management Programme is a great place to get a comprehensive education. This leadership course will help you lead and implement strategic change in your organisation and rise to senior leadership positions. It does that by equipping you with skills to redefine your organisation’s strategy through proven frameworks and best practices in business strategy, decision-making, and future business models. You will learn to conduct strategic analyses in different contexts. In this way, you get an end-to-end perspective on modern strategy.

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As a participant in the programme, you enhance your knowledge and skills while also learning to think strategically and make vital decisions. Several real-world case studies based on decision-making scenarios will be discussed. A capstone project provides an opportunity to apply the critical strategic concepts to tackle major management issues. A strategy simulation allows the participants to make critical strategic decisions in a virtual environment.

Most of all, you’ll learn from renowned faculty at one of India’s top-ranked institutes. You’ll interact with noted industry speakers. And there is much to be absorbed by networking with peers from other industries and brands. Raghuraj Venkatapur, a learner, says, “The modules covering Strategy, Economics and Finance, were the standout features of this programme for me. I have been a part of various strategy teams for some time now, but have gained an enhanced analytical ability after completing this programme.”

Who is the programme for?

This pure-play strategy programme is a boon for those who want to unlock the next wave of growth for their firms. It is ideal for senior and mid-level professionals eager to shift to high- level strategic leadership roles that drive corporate strategy.

What are the key takeaways from the Advanced Strategic Management Programme?

  • Develop an understanding of strategic management processes and functional strategies
  • Enhance skills needed to analyse financial statements and economics principles
  • Build the ability to make strategic decisions using various tools and frameworks
  • Gain insights into the identification and implementation of effective growth strategies
  • Employ data-driven problem-solving and innovative solutions
  • Establish a strategic mindset to diagnose problems and make recommendations

Completion Certificate and IIM Kozhikode Executive Alumni Status

Participants who successfully complete all evaluation components with minimum pass marks and meet the requisite 75% minimum attendance criteria will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from IIM Kozhikode. On successful completion of the programme, participants will be eligible for the prestigious IIM Kozhikode Executive Alumni Status, details of which will be shared by IIM Kozhikode prior to programme completion.

Programme Details

Programme starts: December 30, 2022

Fees: INR 2,50,000 + GST

Duration: 1 year, live online

Session timings: Sunday, 10.00 AM to 01.00 PM.

Programme Director’s Profile

Dr. Nandakumar Mankavil Kovil Veettil is a Professor at the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK). He is an Associate Editor of these three prestigious journals: Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development; Business Ethics, the Environment & Responsibility; and Management Decision. He is also an editorial board member of the Journal of International Management, a member of the Peer Review College of the British Academy of Management (BAM), and the Co-Track Chair of the Strategy as Practice Track of the BAM. He has worked in three leading British universities. His papers have been published in leading journals such as R&D Management, Journal of International Management, Journal of Business Research, Long Range Planning, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, International Studies of Management and Organization, Management Decision, and more. During his executive development programs, Dr. Nandakumar has trained thousands of managers and executives from leading organizations. His flagship management program, entitled Professional Certificate Programme in Advanced Strategic Management, attracts many managers every year. He has secured a research grant under British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants SRG 2019. He has supervised many Ph.D. students to successful completion. At IIMK, he has worked in significant administrative positions, such as the Chairman of International Relations, Chairman of International Accreditation, and the Strategic Management Department chairman. He teaches many courses at the MBA and Doctoral levels and also on the Executive Education Programmes. He has successfully led the Association of MBAs (AMBA) accreditation project at IIMK. His paper published in Management Decision has been chosen as a Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2011. His book entitled Organisational Flexibility and Competitiveness was published by Springer in 2014.

About IIM Kozhikode

IIM Kozhikode is ranked 4th as per the latest NIRF India Rankings 2021: Management. The Institute also made its global debut for its flagship MBA (101+ globally, 7+ in Asia) and EMBA programme (101+ globally, 15+ in Asia) in the 2020/21 QS World University Rankings. It is also ranked No.2 in the CFIs (non-Technical) category in the Atal Innovation Rankings (ARIIA 2021) released recently by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. IIM Kozhikode is globally accredited by EQUIS (EFMD) and AMBA (UK). Since its inception, IIM Kozhikode has successfully carved its niche in management education through a judicious blend of academics and real-world practice. The Institute continually adapts to the rapid influx of changes in the Indian business landscape by providing cutting-edge Management Development Programmes with innovative pedagogy and content to impart industry-relevant knowledge and skills to its executive education participants. Last year, IIM Kozhikode trained more than 3,400 executives through a wide gamut of programmes uniquely crafted for agile minds interested in thought-provoking questions and learning centred on business transformation and growth.

About Emeritus

IIM Kozhikode is collaborating with online education provider Emeritus to offer a portfolio of high-impact online programmes. Working with Emeritus gives IIM Kozhikode the advantage of broadening its access beyond their on-campus offerings in a collaborative and engaging format that stays true to the quality of IIM Kozhikode. Emeritus’ approach to learning is built on a cohort-based design to maximise peer-to-peer sharing and includes video lectures with world-class faculty and hands-on project-based learning. More than 250,000 students from over 160 countries have benefitted professionally from Emeritus’ courses.

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