The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta was established as the first national institute for Post Graduate Studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in November 1961, in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, The Ford Foundation, and the Indian Industry. Over the years, IIM Calcutta has grown into a mature institution with a global reputation, imparting high-quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalizing Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level Programmes, Executive Training Programmes, Research and Consulting Activities. It is ranked at #3 Management Business School in Asia and under Top 25, globally. For more information please visit IIM Calcutta website .
*Financial Times Executive Education Ranking 2022
**Financial Times Masters in Management Rankings 2020
The Advanced Certification Programme in Digital Business Leadership, offered by IIM Calcutta in collaboration with TalentSprint, is a comprehensive 12-month program designed for current and aspiring CXOs and senior management professionals. This program provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to lead digital transformation initiatives in today's business landscape.
The program combines the expertise of renowned faculty from IIM Calcutta and industry experts to deliver a highly interactive live online learning experience. Participants will engage in live interactive sessions, where they will have the opportunity to interact with faculty and peers, discuss real-world case studies, and gain insights from industry leaders.
The leadership program includes two campus visits of 5 days each to IIM Calcutta, providing participants with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the vibrant academic environment and engage in face-to-face interactions with faculty and fellow participants. These visits offer a unique networking opportunity and enhance the overall learning experience.
To ensure a well-rounded learning experience, the program encompasses a balanced mix of theoretical knowledge and practical application. Participants will cover 36% of the program through on-campus projects, case studies, and hands-on sessions, allowing them to apply their learning directly to real-world scenarios
Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive an Executive Education Certification from IIM Calcutta and gain the prestigious status of IIM Calcutta Executive Alumni. This recognition further adds value to their professional profile and opens doors to new opportunities in the digital business domain.
"I aim to play a leadership role in the India-Japan digital collaboration space by leveraging leadership competencies which I expect to learn from this programme."
Senior Manager at a Finance Research Company
"I want to learn advanced techniques and implement them in my workplace to enhance productivity which will, in turn, give me utmost satisfaction in my career and benefit the organisation at a broader level."
Associate Vice President (IT) at a leading Financial Advisory Consulting Company
"Through this programme and the networking opportunities it provides, I like to understand emerging trends and practices to lead my organisation through the change successfully."
VP (Global Services) at one of the world’s largest Automobile Manufacturers
"I want to expand my horizon and be equipped with the knowledge and principles of transforming businesses digitally - conceptualising, implementing, executing and accelerating for future growth."
VP (Marketing Practise) for one of the world’s top IT Companies
"I am very eager to learn how organisations need to strategize and act on their digital transformation in this information age. I can directly benefit from these concepts and implement the learning in my current role."
VP at one of the world’s largest Automobile Manufacturers
"I want to learn the best practices in simplifying manual processes using the digital medium to create on-demand transactions at the point of sale, including a paperless journey to buy and sell used cars."
CEO of India’s #1 Automotive Instant Lending FinTech Platform
"This programme will provide me an overview of all dimensions of digitalization of business, help me sharpen my skills on managing digitalization, optimising business profitability, and provide networking opportunities."
CFO of India’s #1 Automotive Instant Lending FinTech Platform
"I find this programme very relevant to the current industry situation, and it can help me systematically learn how to drive digital transformation in complex organisations."
Innovation Practice Leader at a leading global IT Company
"This programme is relevant to my aspirations of learning and moving forward in the executive leadership career path."
Senior VP at a leading BPO Company
"I want to acquire strategic skills for digital transformation as the engagement models for clients in IT are moving more towards a partnership model involving good governance, insights and strategic advisory."
Delivery Leader for a Tech Implementation Consulting Company (IT Partner to the world’s 3rd largest stock exchange)
"The programme fits my requirement, as it covers the nextgen digital topics in general and their application in the financial industry, in specific."
Chief Manager for a leading Insurance Services Company
"This programme will help me grow towards digital leadership and help me build a digital mindset towards digital transformation and drive organisational growth."
Senior Manager for a global Enterprises Information Management Company
"I want to understand the different dimensions and perspective of digital adoption, and application of trending technologies and use cases."
Enterprise Architect for a global Multinational Conglomerate Company
Note: These are edited versions based on the details submitted by various programme applicants.
Applications Open for Batch 2
The programme will be delivered on TalentSprint’s digital platform ipearl.ai
Current and Aspiring Digital CXOs
Business Leaders, Senior Management Professionals, Technologists, Startup Leaders across a wide variety of industries globally.
Senior professionals with decision making roles from sectors largely transformed by digitisation - IT, Communication, Automobiles, BFSI, FMCG, Consulting, Healthcare, Retail, eCommerce etc.
Senior technology consultants tasked with solving client’s business problems with digital solutions
*Scanned copies to be submitted within 7 days
a Education Certificate
b Experience Letter/Latest Pay Slip
**Selection for the programme will be done by IIM Calcutta and is strictly based on the education, work experience, and motivation of the participants
EMI Facility Available Special Pricing for Corporates GST as applicable
Established in 2010, TalentSprint (a part of the NSE group) is a global EdTech company offering cutting-edge, deeptech, management programs for early career and experienced professionals, with top institutions/organizations. It creates a highly-skilled niche talent pool to meet new-age industry demands. The company’s digital learning platform ipearl.ai offers a hybrid onsite/online experience to seekers of deep technology expertise. TalentSprint is a leading Innovation Partner for the National Skill Development Corporation, an arm of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India. It is also a recipient of various prestigious accolades. Some of the recent ones are:
In the digital era, every current and aspiring leader needs to understand the impact of digital in their role and business.
A Digital CXO is expected to drive an evolutionary change in the organisation where technology is deeply rooted in the company’s culture. The Digital CXO sets and implements digital strategy by working with cross-functional partners to map and transition traditional processes to digital ones.
Irrespective of their present role, the ideal responsibility of digital transformation leaders is that of a “transformer in chief,” charged with
Creating business value by deploying digital technologies
Breaking down data silos
Helping develop digital solutions for the business challenges
Ensuring collaboration, knowledge sharing, and digital best practices between stakeholders to help embed a robust digital ecosystem
Measuring ROI on digital projects, fine-tuning approaches as needed to ensure the organisation invests in the right tools and resources
The programme aims in empowering you to build a digital mindset and drive organisational growth.
Lead self and others through the digital disruption
Develop insights into disruptive technologies
Advocate a culture of design thinking in your organisation
Build strong customer value propositions
Enable a culture of digital transformation
Co-create and innovate with the digital ecosystem
Current and Aspiring Digital CXOs
Business Leaders, Management Professionals, Technologists, Startup Leaders across a wide variety of industries in India and APAC
Senior professionals / Team leaders with decision making roles from sectors largely transformed by digitisation - IT, Communication, BFSI, FMCG, Consulting, Healthcare, Retail, eCommerce etc.
Business-Technology consultants tasked with solving client’s business problems with digital solutions