Programme Overview

This programme aims to provide cutting edge knowledge in the frontiers of finance using latest pedagogy to develop brilliant finance minds. The programme is designed to provide training in the techniques and nuances in finance expected of a successful professional in the corporate sector, banks, and financial institutions.

Programme Objective

In the present changing and highly competitive business environment, the finance function in an organization has taken the center stage. The treasury division of a business entity can now effectively contribute to its bottom line. The increasing diversity coupled with associated risks in finance functions have led to enhanced demand for qualified and action-driven finance professionals.

The duration of the programme is one year and consists of four Core Courses and five Special Courses. A three-day intensive workshop will be conducted at IIM Calcutta campus at the first quarter of the course and another one of 4 days during the advanced module stage or at the end of the programme. The programme will be delivered online, once a week, as per the mentioned schedule and with the help of case studies, experience-sharing and best practices.

The programme is offered by the Finance & Control Group of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta in educational partnership with Times TSW.

Programme Directors
Professor Sudhakara Reddy

Professor Sudhakara Reddy

Finance and Control

Professor Arnab Bhattacharya

Professor Arnab Bhattacharya

Finance and Control

Who Should Attend

Finance professionals in the corporate sector with minimum two years’ relevant experience, seeking to develop their careers in Corporate Finance will find this programme most useful. Executives in the Banking and Financial Services sectors will find this programme beneficial before taking on specialized responsibilities. Professionals who have just completed their studies in Finance, Commerce or Accountancy, will add recent advanced concepts and application areas to their knowledge base. The programme would also be relevant for professionals working (or planning to work) as broking/security analyst, consultants, and chartered/cost accountants.

Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3 or equivalent) or Diploma holders (10+2+3) or Master’s Degree or equivalent in any discipline with 50% marks,, who would like to build their career in finance.

Working experience of minimum two years is required preferably. Students would be selected on the basis of assessment of background and motivation based on the application form submitted.

Programme Duration and Delivery

The program will be delivered online once a week. The class scheduled to be held on Sunday 10.00 AM – 1.00 PM.
In addition, there will be a 3-day workshop at IIM Calcutta campus in the first quarter of the programme and a 4 day workshop at the end of the program.
The campus module will be conducted subject to the evolving pandemic situation and will depend on Government and Institute policies related to the same.

Each course will be taught with the help of case studies, live corporate examples and general discussions. In order to provide greater industry insights, business leaders from the different industries may be invited to share their experiences.

Programme Content

Term I - Core Courses:

  • Business Accounting and Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Business Valuation
  • Bank Management

Term II - Special Courses:

  • Fixed Income Markets
  • Investment Management
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Alternative Investment and PE/VC
  • Financial Risk Management

Programme Sample Certificate

Alumni Status
  • LDP participants who complete the programme successfully become the Alumni of IIMC Executive Education, which currently has over 30,000 members.
  • LDP Alumni are given an email-id in the IIM Calcutta domain.
  • LDP Alumni can register in the IIM Calcutta Alumni portal either with this email-id or with their personal email-ids. The IIM Calcutta Alumni portal is a common platform for Alumni of all programmes of the Institute to interact with each other and stay connected with the Institute.
  • The Institute shares newsletters, important news and articles about the Institute and its activities, the achievements of the Institute's faculty, staff, students and alumni, upcoming events and programmes etc., on the portal.
  • Alumni can post their achievements, write about jobs or LIVE project opportunities for other alumni to see.
  • The IIM Calcutta alumni network can also be accessed on mobile phones through the mobile app.
  • Executive Education Alumni are entitled to a discount of 5% on the programme fee if they opt to do another LDP.
  • By using the different features of the IIM Calcutta portal, alumni across programmes can engage with each other in many meaningful ways. It is up to the alumni themselves to leverage the platform

How to Apply

For further details and for downloading the application form please visit

Name: Prathmesh Dali
Number: 1800-843-1552
Email ID: admissions[at]timesgroup[dot]com