Programme Overview
To transform themselves into strategic leaders, executives need to broaden their understanding of the emerging business environment, hone their quantitative and qualitative skills. This mix of hard and soft skills is offered through the one-year Senior Management Programme of IIM Calcutta.
Programme Objective
This one-year programme has been designed specifically for senior executives to: (1) equip them with analytical skills, (2) enhance their existing functional competencies, and very importantly, (3) transform them into strategic leaders. The programme covers twelve modules which expose participants to contemporary macro perspectives as well as functional knowledge for enhancing their strategic decision making.

Programme Directors
Professor Chetan Joshi

Professor Chetan Joshi

Organizational Behavior

Who Should Attend
The Programme has been designed keeping in mind Senior and Middle-level managers with more than ten years of work experience. The Programme will be most useful for managers newly taking on (or likely to take on) senior management responsibilities, and for senior functional managers moving to general management roles. Practicing senior managers who wish to update themselves on recent management thoughts will also find this programme relevant. Working managers with an experience profile of ten years or more, who are graduates (10+2+3)/post graduates in any discipline with at least 50% marks.

Programme Duration and Delivery
The duration of the programme is one year. The sessions will be delivered through the online platform once in a week (Sunday 9.30 am – 12.30 pm). There will be two campus visits of 5 days (4.5 days of academic input) 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 programme will be offered through a unique blend of the diverse pedagogical tools most suitable for each module such as Cases, Role-plays, Simulations and Games, and lectures.

Programme Content


  • Business, Government & Society
  • Market Economies and Macroeconomic Policies
  • Legal Aspects of Business

Functional Competencies

  • Achieving Operational Excellence
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Quantitative Tools for Decision Making
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Corporate Finance and Financial Markets

Competition, Strategy and Leadership

  • Digital Transformation
  • Developing a Strategic Marketing Plan
  • Developing Organizational Leadership
  • Developing a Strategic Mindset

The face-to-face campus sessions may include topics such as Being a CEO/Board Member, Leadership and Business Communication, Conflict and Negotiation Skills, Business Analytics and its Applications, Challenges of Entrepreneurship, Understanding Self, Global Political Economy, etc.

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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

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