There are thousands of business schools in India, but none carries the repute that IIM (indian school of management) carries with them. That is the reason, that most of their students gets recruited by top companies, not only in India, but across the globe. There are 20 IIMs in the country. They are IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Calcutta, IIM Bangalore, IIM Lucknow, IIM Indore, IIM Nagpur, IIM Udaipur, IIM Trichy, IIM Kashipur, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Ranchi, IIM Shillong, IIM Rohtak, IIM Bodh Gaya, IIM Vishakhapatnam, IIM Amritsar, IIM Raipur, IIM Jammu, IIM Sambalpur and IIM Sirmaur.
The 20 IIMs are rated amongst the best in terms of pedagogy, faculty, infrastructure, training and placements. In fact, 6 of the 20 IIMs are in the Top 10 of the NIRF-MHRD ranking of Top Management Institutes in India, and IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore and IIM Calcutta are among the Top 50 institutes for management education internationally.
Most of the courses offered by IIMs requires more of your time and are a bit expensive too. You cannot go for them if you are a working professional.
But that is not end of the road for you. If you still want to obtain an IIM certificate to boast in your portfolio, you still got a way.
You can opt for Executive Course or Executive MBA courses from these premier institutions. Executive MBA from IIM carries almost the same weightage as a regular course from IIM, if not more.
Apart from that you can also opt for different certifications from institutes like IIM Mumbai or IIM Bangalore. If you are living in some other city and want to go a course from IIM Calcutta or IIM Ahmedabad, you can go for the same too, by enrolling through course providers like Hughes Global Education.
There are plethora of courses offered from such institutions such as:
Offered at IIM Ahmedabad, this course is for working professionals, with minimum 2 years of experience and 50% marks in their graduation.The course duration is 6-8 months
Executive Programme in Business Finance
Also offered at IIM Ahmedabad, meant for working professionals with minimum 3 years of experience and targeted to executives who are currently handling or soon going to handle P & L responsibilities and CAs working in the finance and accounts domain. The course duration is 6-8 months.
This programme is designed for those who are looking to make their career in supply chain management. Offered at IIM Calcutta, you can join this course if you are a graduate with 50% marks with minimum of 2 years of experience and if you are a working professional.
Executive Program in Digital & Social Media Marketing Strategy
The programme is focused on providing in-depth knowledge in digital and social media marketing & analytics strategy that would help in planning, implementing and measuring the digital and social media marketing activities to create awareness, and ultimately drive sales.
Offered at IIM Calcutta, you can join this course if you are a graduate with 50% marks with minimum of 2 years of experience and if you are a working professional.
Executive Program in Global Business Management
Offered at IIM Calcutta, The 12th Batch of Executive Programme in Global Business Management is designed to equip managers and professionals with cutting-edge tools and techniques that are needed to successfully meet the challenges of today’s global business environment.
You can join this year long course if you are a graduate with 50% marks with minimum of 2 years of experience (and maximum of 12 years) and if you are a working professional.
There are many other Executive programs such as:
Executive Programme in General Management
Executive Programme for Banking and Financial Sector
Executive Programme in Leadership & Management
Executive Program in Business Management
Executive Program in Sales & Marketing
Executive Program in Human Resource Management
Such programs from IIMs are testimony that you can always upgrade your skills and education and climb up the ladder in the management.