IIM Kozhikode, TimesPro launch Strategic Management Programme for CXOs


The programme will equip learners with strategic thinking skills to drive transformative changes across organisations.

Kozhikode: The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK), in collaboration with TimesPro has launched a Strategic Management Programme for CXOs. This programme is specifically designed to equip CXOs and Senior-Level Executives with the strategic knowledge and leadership skills essential to excel in today’s dynamic business landscape.

The Strategic Management Programme for CXOs is a 10-month programme that aims to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of the decision-making process and cultivate competencies necessary for spearheading large-scale organisational transformations. 

It empowers them with strategic foresight, analytical tools, and leadership skills that are essential to effectively navigate the complexities of today’s business landscape. The programme helps CXOs gain a deeper understanding of strategic management principles and practices that enable them to analyse complex business problems, develop strategic initiatives, and implement them effectively. Furthermore, the programme focuses on strategic leadership, enabling participants to develop the necessary leadership skills that are essential for driving organisational success.

Speaking at the announcement, Prof. Debashis Chatterjee, Director, IIM Kozhikode said, “IIM Kozhikode is steadfast in its commitment to empowering executives with the knowledge and skills requisite for excelling and becoming catalysts for growth and sustainability. The Strategic Management Programme for CXOs epitomises the institute’s dedication to furnishing executive education of the highest calibre, one that is both pertinent and transformative. We eagerly anticipate welcoming our learners to this pioneering programme and assisting them on their path towards leadership excellence.”

Sunil Sood, Chief Business Officer – Executive Education, TimesPro said, “In the rapidly evolving business environment, CXOs encounter unparalleled challenges and prospects. The IIM Kozhikode Strategic Management Programme, in collaboration with TimesPro, is crafted to provide learners with the strategic acumen and pragmatic tools required for effectively propelling organisational triumph. By amalgamating scholarly rigour with real-world perspectives, our learners will acquire actionable knowledge that will lead to transformational changes in their organisations.”

The programme will be conducted via TimesPro’s Interactive Learning (IL) platform and delivered through the Direct-to-Device (D2D) mode. The pedagogy consists of a blend of the cutting-edge academic curriculum will be a judicious blend of case-based teaching, simulation, lectures, and in-class exercises where participants will gain invaluable insights into driving sustainable growth, fostering innovation, and leading transformative change within their organisations. 

Learners will be exposed to various modules such as Strategic thinking, Business planning and risk management, Data science and analytics, Profit Planning and Corporate Finance, Digital Transformation, Corporate Leadership and Accountability, among others. It also includes a campus immersion module of three days each and alumni status for the learners. 

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About Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (www.iimk.ac.in) 

The fifth IIM to be established by Govt. of India in 1996, IIMK started its academic journey in 1997 with its flagship Postgraduate Program (PGP). The Institute is on a high growth trajectory today, offering widest range of academic programs in the field of management education. These include Doctoral Programme in Management (PhD), Executive PG Programmes, Management Development Programmes and Faculty Development Programs. IIMK set up a Satellite campus at Infopark, Kochi, in 2013 dedicated to Executive Education. IIMK has also the unique distinction of launching a PhD (Practice Track) programme for working professionals besides bringing in new dynamic courses like one-year Post Graduate programme in Business Leadership (2019) MBA in Finance and MBA in Liberal Studies & Management (2020). The institute is also home to IIMK LIVE a first-of-its-kind startup incubation programme, the Indian Business Museum and six other Centres of Excellences encompassing diverse areas.  IIMK is ranked 3rd as per NIRF India Rankings 2023: Management. The institute also made its global debut for its flagship MBA and EMBA programme in the 2020/21 QS World University Rankings. In 2023, IIM Kozhikode also broke into Top-100 in Financial Times Ranking for Open Enrollment Programme (Rank #72) and Masters in Management (MBA) (Rank #77).  Institute is globally accredited by EQUIS (EFMD) and AMBA (UK).

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About TimesPro:

TimesPro, established in 2013, is a leading Higher EdTech platform dedicated to empowering the career growth of aspiring learners by equipping them with skills to rise in a competitive world. TimesPro’s H.EdTech programmes are created to meet the rapidly changing industry requirements and have been blended with technology to make them accessible & affordable. 

TimesPro offers a variety of created and curated learning programmes across a range of categories, industries, and age groups. They include employment-oriented early career programmes across BFSI, e-Commerce, and technology sectors; executive education for working professionals in collaboration with premier educational institutions like IIMs and IITs; and organisational learning and development interventions at the corporate level. 

TimesPro also collaborates with India’s leading organisations across varied sectors to provide upskilling and reskilling solutions to boost employability and create a robust workforce. TimesPro is a Higher EdTech initiative by Times Group. 

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