Programme Overview

The EPGM program is designed for young professionals across various industries and functions. It provides participants with the foundational skills, core concepts, and tools and techniques essential to successfully manage in today’s complex and dynamic global environments. Individual courses provide participants the skills needed to work cross-functionally within the organization. The knowledge gained from the programme will be a solid foundation in managing one’s role with a holistic perspective. Participants are also exposed to the digital and emerging technological trends needed for managing their careers and business in a rapidly changing business environment.

Programme Objective

The objectives of the EPGM include –

  • Helping young Managers, aspiring leaders, and entrepreneurs to strengthen their decision- making and managerial skills.
  • To enhance the learning experience of young managers through rigorous inputs from faculty of IIM Calcutta and invited subject experts.

Programme Directors
Professor Vishal Bansal

Professor Vishal Bansal

Operations Management

Who Should Attend

Professionals with minimum 1 year of work experience.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants should be working professionals/self-employed
  • Graduates (10+2+3) / Post graduates in any discipline with min. 50% marks [aggregate - considering results of all years (e.g. 3 or 4 together)] recognized by UGC/AICTE.
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience (full-time paid employment) post completion of graduation as on Application Closure Date

Programme Duration and Delivery

The duration of the Programme is 1 year.
The Programme will be delivered through live online classes once a week. The class schedule isSundays 3.30 PM - 6.30 PM. If required classes will be held twice a week towards the latter part of the programme. The class day will then be mutually decided.
There will be 2 Campus Visits of 3 days each.
The campus visits will be conducted subject to the evolving pandemic situation and will depend on government and institute regulations, advisories and guidelines related to the pandemic.


The pedagogy will be highly interactive. It will leverage use of technology and will consist of, depending on the subject, a judicious blend of lectures, real life case studies, quizzes and assignments. On – Campus visits will include sessions on aspects which require greater face to face interaction and access to other subject experts at IIM Calcutta.

Programme Content
Module Title
Human Resource Management
Organization Behavior
Business Economics
Marketing Management
Operations Management
Financial Analysis and Management
Strategic Management
Business Analytics
Digital Marketing
Fintech & Blockchain
Digital Business Models
Experimentation and Impact Assessment
Business Communication
System Analysis and Simulation

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 –