EDUCATION PLUS

IIM-C's course for executives





For more details, write to chairman - PGPEX, Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta, Diamond Harbour Road, Joka, Kolkata-700104. Website: http://www.iimcal.ac.in.

The Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta has planned to launch a one-year programme for executives. The postgraduate programme for executives (PGPEX), to be launched in December 2006, has been specially designed for mid-career managers.IIM-C expects to attract a considerable number of foreign participants to the course. "This programme is specifically designed to equip practising managers with a global perspective and thereby enable them to profit from the dynamic international environment of today's business," says B.B. Chakrabarti, chairman, PGPEX.In addition to IIM-C's core faculty, professors from leading B-schools from all over the world would be part of the programme. IIM-C alumni would also participate in the programme. The course would also feature an overseas internship for students, besides study tours abroad.Subjects such as `Creating and managing new ventures', `Managing global logistics' and `Global risk management' would be incorporated into the curriculum. Admission would be based on GMAT scores and forms will be accepted till June 2006. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification) in any discipline and at least five years of full-time professional experience in executive positions. The programme is open to all nationalities.

MEERA SRINIVASAN





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