ISB PGPMAX is an Executive MBA equivalent program designed for senior executives. The average experience of senior executives entering this program is more than 10 years.

The faculty for the PGPMax program comprises of resident faculty and visiting faculty from leading Business Schools like Kellogg, Cornell, Duke Fuqua, UCLA, London Business School and Wharton. Each member holds a doctorate degree and is an active contributor in the research community. This quality provides the participants with the latest developments and studies on various management practices and processes. Participants gain actionable information, which they can implement immediately in their workplace.
Learning Methodology
The ISB team uses research based and real-world learning experience for the program. The face to face classroom learning experience is an integral part of the program. The classes are conducted in the Hyderabad and Mohali campuses. The classes take place every 6th week for 7 days. The class is picked in such a way that the diverse mix allows participants to have a complete learning experience. The class is also an opportunity to network with some of the top peers in the industry.

Although the ISB PGPMax is not an AMBA, EQUIS or AACSB accredited program, it is the only program to have been granted membership to Executive MBA Council. The council was formed in 1981 with the assistance of Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB International).

Course Details
Courses: The program has 24 courses (23 + 1 capstone experience). In addition to the 24 courses, there are five pre-MBA courses that participants have to complete. The courses in the program are divided into Basic Skills, Core and Advanced Courses.

Online Pre-MBA Preparatory (5 Courses)

1) Quantitative Methods
2) Financial Accounting
3) Finance: An Introductory Online Course
4) Spread sheet Modelling
5) Mathematics for Business

Basic Skills (4 Courses)

1) Decision Making under Uncertainty
2) Accounting Information for Managers
3) Economics for Managers
4) Global Economics

Core Courses (5 Courses)

1) Financial Decision Making for Managers
2) Management of Organizations and Leading for Change
3) Marketing Management
4) Competitive Strategy
5) Managing Global Operations

Advanced Courses (14 Courses)

1) Financial Strategies for Value Creation
2) Capital Markets and Strategic Issues for Fund Raising
3) Customer Focussed product planning
4) Pricing Products and Services for Profitability
5) Competitive Marketing Strategy
6) Strategic Alliances & Organizational Growth Strategies
7) Corporate Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions
8) Strategic Negotiations
9) Innovation and Entrepreneurship
10) Building High Performance Teams & Talent Management
11) Leaders and Sustainable Development
12) Strategic Profitability Management
13) Global Strategy and Organization
14) Leadership and you

Capstone experience (1 course): Individual or group

Class Profile: Here is the class profile for the latest class.

International: 11%

Median Age    40 years    

Median Work Experience    16 years    

Sponsorship: 22% Full sponsorship and 9% Part

Self Employed: 24%

CXA: 16%

Senior Management:  30%

Upper Middle Management: 30%

Course Fee
The total amount payable for PGPMax is Rs 32,24,732 or $64,500. This does not include living expenses, which will add an additional Rs 3,00,000 ($6,000) to Rs 6,00,000($12,000) The maximum loan available for the program(without collateral) is Rs 20,00,000 or nearly $40000.

For Details visit PGPMax page

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