The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta is all set to launch the Executive Programme in Communication Strategies to meet the needs of corporate leaders. The Executive Programme in Communication Strategies for Corporate Leaders (EPCSCL) will commence in January 2020.
This six-month IIM Calcutta’s executive programme is for people with over eight years of work experience. The programme will be delivered via integrated virtual and classroom sessions.
The overall goal of the programme is to equip the present and prospective leaders with strategic skills in communication to enable them assume leadership positions in future.
Programme Duration and Delivery
The duration of the programme is six months which will have 28 virtual/classroom sessions comprising 10 learning modules with a blend of lectures, case studies, videographed presentations and detailed personalized feedback.
The program will be delivered through classes held once a week i.e. Saturday from 9.00 am- 12 noon. The class schedule will be decided in consultation with the Program Directors, IIMC.
Also, candidates will have to spend six days at the IIM Calcutta campus for the class room sessions. The first leg of the three-day campus visit will be scheduled in the middle of the programme and the last leg of three visits would be at the end.
The curriculum will include
- conceptualising start-ups,
- Communication Strategies for Leaders,
- Public Speaking
- Communication Analytics
- Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
- Oral Evaluations
- Inter-Cultural Communication
- Business Investigations
- Leadership in Diverse Organizational Structures, Cultures and Communications
- Evaluations on Business Case Presentations
Candidates wishing to participate in the programme must be –
- Working professionals
- Have a minimum experience of eight years.
- A graduate degree holder in any discipline with at least 50 per cent marks.
Candidates will have to pay a programme fee of Rs 1.26 lakh + applicable GST. Also an amount of Rs 36,000 + applicable GST needs to pay as campus module. The application fee for this programme is Rs 1000.
Application fees: INR 1000
Programme Fees: INR 1,26,000 + Applicable GST
Campus Module Fees: INR 36,000 + Applicable GST
How to Apply
Interested and eligible candidate should apply through IIMC EPCSCL Direct link
Takeaway From Programme
The major takeaway for the participant is a novel communication guidebook that can help corporate leaders operationalize their vision and mission. This program aims at making leaders with the best decision-making ability and business sense and vision. It will encourage the corporate aspect of leadership and communication via negotiation, the art of persuasion, critical thinking, problem-solving, optimism and more.
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