Advanced Strategic Management Programme

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(500+ Ratings)

Learn at the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode to reshape organisational strategy with proven frameworks, best practices and innovation.

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Start Date
30 June 2024

Programme Fees
₹2,85,000 + GST
Programme Duration
1 Year Live Online Sessions

3 Hours/Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Alumni Status
IIM Kozhikode Executive Alumni Status
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Capstone Project

Programme Overview

Designed for experienced professionals who have been persistently carving and shaping their organisations for long-term success, IIM Kozhikode Advanced Strategic Management Programme will help you lead and implement strategic change in your organisation. This programme will equip you with skills to redefine your organisation's strategy through proven frameworks and best practices in business strategy, decision-making and future business models to help you rise to senior leadership positions.

Cutting-Edge Curriculum

Holistic topics including strategy, finance, design thinking and entrepreneurship

Live Online Learning

100+ hours of live video lectures with faculty

Executive Alumni Status

Join the prestigious IIM Kozhikode alumni network

Access to Industry Leaders

Engage with global industry experts in insightful sessions

Capstone Project

Apply learnings from the classroom via a real-world capstone project

Real-World Case Studies

From renowned brands across the industry


Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma Holders (only 10+2+3) with a minimum of 7 years of work experience/Post Graduate with 5 years of work experience as of September 30, 2023 (after graduation).

Career Opportunities

  • Growth Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • CXOs
  • Strategy Manager
  • Product Strategist

Top Skills You Will Learn

Strategic thinking and implementation, financial statement analysis, data-driven problem-solving, design thinking, and new-age leadership skills

Who is This Programme for?

  • Professionals keen on sharpening their strategic skills
  • Senior and mid-level professionals looking to transition into high-level strategic leadership roles
  • Senior executives involved in driving their organisation's business strategy


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. Participants who are unable to clear the evaluation criteria but have the requisite attendance will be awarded a Participation Certificate
Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of IIM Kozhikode.

Globally Renowned IIM Kozhikode Faculty

Learn from eminent faculty who bring a blend of theory and practice to create a dynamic learning experience.

Prof. M. K. Nandakumar

Associate Professor, Strategic Management

Dr. M.K. Nandakumar, a professor at the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK), is recognized for his management expertise. He has held positions at esteemed universities in the United Kingdom, including the University of Salford, Middlesex University, and the University of East London. His research papers have been published in prestigious journals, and he serves on the editorial board of the Journal of International Management and Management Decision. Dr. Nandakumar has conducted executive development programs for leading organizations and has supervised numerous Ph.D. students. He has also held significant administrative roles at IIMK and has led successful accreditation projects.

What you will learn

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the purview of its implementation in organisational strategy

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cash flow analysis, investment decisions and financial statements

check iconUnfold functional strategies to get

on top of key operational, marketing and HR strategies

IIM Kozhikode Advantage

About the Institute

The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM Kozhikode) ranks 15th in the Asia Pacific and #101+ globally in the QS World University Global Executive MBA Rankings 2020. Since its inception, IIM Kozhikode has carved its niche in management education by offering online certification courses that are a judicious blend of academics and real-world practice.

Ranked #3
Ranked #3

NIRF India Rankings 2023: Management


Double accreditation

Ranked #2
Ranked #2

Atal Innovation Rankings (ARIIA), 2021

1st in Asia
1st in Asia

Pioneer interactive learning via satellite delivery

Student Benefits

  • IIM Kozikhode Executive Alumni Status
  • Networking Opportunities With Peers From Across Industries
  • Learn From Leading Faculty and Industry Experts


  • Introduction to Strategy - Past-Present-Future
  • Strategic Consulting and Strategic Planning
  • Foundations of Strategy Formulation
  • Planned vs Emergent Strategy
  • Environmental Uncertainty and Strategic Planning
  • Scenario Planning
  • Industry Analysis
  • Measuring and Reporting Financial Position and Financial Performance
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Analysing and Interpreting Financial Statements
  • An Overview of Management Accounting
  • Making Capital Investment Decisions
  • Managing Working Capital
  • The Critical Concepts of Economics
  • Fundamentals of Supply and Demand
  • Economics of Uncertainty
  • Capital, Interest, and Profits
  • International Trade
  • An Overview of Macroeconomics
  • Economic Growth
  • Operations Strategy
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Human Resources Strategy
  • Firm Resources and Capabilities
  • Value Creation and Value Chain
  • Competitive Advantage
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Business Strategy in a Globalised Digital and Highly
  • Regulated World
  • Corporate Diversification Strategy
  • Achieving Growth Through Acquisitions
  • Making Strategic Alliances Work
  • Internationalisation Strategies
  • Balanced Scorecard
  • Strategy Implementation Using Analytics
  • Strategy and Organisational Structure
  • Strategy and Organisational Culture
  • Strategy and Organisational Communication
  • Implementation Risks and Mitigation
  • Business Models of the Future
  • Digital Transformation Strategies
  • Design Thinking and its Application in Organisational Strategy
  • Strategic Leadership And Change Management
  • Leading High-Performance Teams
  • Leading Organisations Into A New Paradigm/ Growth Strategies
  • Leadership Inspired By Indian Culture (Bhagavad Geeta And Indian Mythology)
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Why Design? : Introduction to Design Thinking Philosophy
  • Deep Dive to Understand the Use Contexts
  • Exploring Possible Solutions: Design Thinking Processes and Tool Kits
  • Strategy Simulation
  • Capstone Project Presentations
100+ Hours of Live Online Video Lectures

Capstone Project

Free 1 Year Access to Emeritus Insights

Simulation Exercises and Real-World Case Studies

Case Studies

Sandlands Vineyards: Understand the intricacies of the global wine industry, including the challenges faced and the strategic opportunities available to them. Analyse the industry and devise a competitive strategy.

The Allergan Board under Fire: This case explains a hostile acquisition bid of Allergan and the different strategies to achieve organizational growth by it and Valeant. It also covers M&A dynamics & investor reactions.

Envisioning Risks in Asia: This case study from Lego explains its scenario planning process, encouraging participants to analyse the case using the technique of scenario planning.