IIM Calcutta Edge

  • Triple Accreditation Accredited by EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB
  • #1 in Management Studies BT-MDRA India's Best B-Schools Survey 2023
  • #3 B-School in India #60 globally in FT MIM B-School Survey 2023
  • Ranked #76 globally FT MBA B-School Survey 2023 (MBAEx program)
  • #3 B-School in India #59 Globally in QS World University Rankings: Global MBA 2024

Become a 360° Manager

Is EPGM for me?

  • Professionals who aspire to become successful business managers
  • Professionals seeking to develop and enhance 360° managerial capabilities to drive business growth
  • Mid-level professionals seeking to gain a holistic understanding of business to enhance their managerial skills
  • Aspiring consultants and entrepreneurs interested in developing a multidisciplinary view of organization to overcome business challenges

Am I eligible for the programme?

  • You are eligible if you hold a Bachelor/Master’s degree in any discipline with a minimum 50% marks and have minimum 1 year of experience.

Participant Profile

From Diverse Job Roles

Assistant Consultant
Assistant Manager
Assistant Plant Engineer
Associate Consultant
Associate Strategy and Growth
Associate Technical Consultant
Audit Senior
Branch Head - Sales and Marketing
Business Analyst
Business Consultant
Business Development Associate
Business Development Manager
Business Manager
Category Manager
Chief Executive Officer
City Head
Commercial Manager
Deputy Manager
Deputy Manager Medical Affairs
Deputy manager Sales
DGM - Logistics
Escalation Engineer- Support Engineering
Executive Engineer
Head of Site Reliability Engineering
HR Associate
Lead Data Scientist
Leadership and Technical Development Program
Manager - Account Based Marketing
Manager II
Managing Director
Market Risk Consultant
Module Lead
Operation Analyst
Operations Manager
Product Owner
Program Manager
Project Engineer
Project Manager
Quality Assurance Engineer
Regional Account Manager
Regional Business Manager
Risk Analyst
Safety Project Coordinator
Senior Analyst
Senior Associate
Senior Consultant
Senior Design Engineer
Senior Engineer
Senior Executive - Quality and Hygiene
Senior Soc Design Engineer
Software Developer
Software Engineer
Software Engineer III
Software QA Engineer
Sr. Executive Commercial
State Head - Sales
System Engineer
Team Leader
Technical Consultant
Technical Support Engineer
Territory Manager
Territory Manager Sales

From Top Organizations

American Express
Becton Dickinson
Crisil Limited
Dish Networks
Eli Lilly
Engineers India Limited
Ernest and Young
John Deere
KPMG India
Natwest Group
OLX Group
Quality Council Of India
Tolaram Group
Torrent Power
Urban Company

From Across Indian Cities and International Locations


Why do professionals choose the General Management Programme?

Longest running online general management certificate program
in India with 2500+ alumni.

  • IIM Calcutta Advantage
    Get certified by IIM Calcutta, ranked #3 in Asia, Triple Accreditation - AMBA, EQUIS & AACSB
  • Experiential Learning
    Leverage distinctive pedagogy of Case Studies, Assignments, Hands-on Sessions, and Campus Visits
  • Accomplished Faculty
    Learn from IIM Calcutta Faculty and industry leaders in General Management practices
  • Executive Alumni Status
    Become an Alumni of IIM Calcutta Executive Education and network with top professionals

General Management Program Overview

The Executive Programme in General Management (EPGM) offered by IIM Calcutta is a prestigious executive management program designed for professionals aspiring to drive business excellence. The program offers a blended learning approach that allows participants to engage with renowned faculty members, industry experts, and fellow professionals through interactive online modules. The program also includes campus visits to IIM Calcutta, where participants can immerse themselves in an intensive learning environment, network with peers, and benefit from the expertise of accomplished faculty.

The Executive Programme in General Management (EPGM) is specifically designed for professionals who aspire to become successful business managers, seeking to develop and enhance their 360° managerial capabilities. This program caters to mid-level professionals who aim to gain a holistic understanding of business and enhance their managerial skills to drive business growth. It is also suitable for aspiring consultants and entrepreneurs interested in developing a multidisciplinary view of organizations to overcome business challenges.

Upon completion of the Executive Programme in General Management (EPGM), participants can expect to transition into a General Management role within their organization. The program equips participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively lead businesses, create impact, drive innovation, and manage organizational change. Participants will also develop the ability to collaborate and co-create with other business functions, fostering synergy and planning strategies that drive business success. With the certification from IIM Calcutta, participants gain recognition and credibility, opening doors to new career opportunities.

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General Management Course Curriculum

State-of-the-art industry-relevant curriculum from accomplished academia

Human Resource Management

  • Compensation Management
  • Performance Management
  • Management of Hiring & Exits
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • HR Planning and Retention

Organization Behavior

  • Managing Self
  • Managing Teams
  • Managing Conflict
  • Managing Diversity
  • Leadership

Business Economics

  • Demand, Supply and Market Power
  • Comparative Advantage and Gains from Trade
  • Market Structures and Competition
  • Macroeconomic Indicators: GDP, Growth, Interest Rates, Inflation
  • India and the World Economy

Marketing Management

  • Developing Marketing Plan
  • Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Brand Management
  • Marketing Strategy

Operations Management

  • Operations Strategy Framework
  • Process View of Operations
  • Capacity Planning
  • Inventory Management and Lean Operations
  • Supply Chain

Financial Analysis and Management

  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • Determining Product Cost
  • Cost Volume and Profit Analysis
  • Capital Budgeting and Cost of Capital
  • Shareholder Value Creation

Strategic Management

  • Understanding Competitive Advantage
  • Resource Based View and Industrial Organization Approach
  • Business Level Strategies
  • Corporate Strategies
  • Strategy Execution

Business Analytics

  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Clustering and Market Basket Analysis
  • Predicting Churns/Attrition
  • Neural Networks and Deep Learning

Digital Marketing

  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing

Fintech & Blockchain

  • Fintech Revolution
  • Blockchain Technologies and Applications

Digital Business Models

  • Overview of Platform Businesses and Network Effects
  • Pricing of Digital Business and Platform Envelopment
  • Platform Governance

Experimentation and Impact Assessment

  • Introduction to Nudges and Choice Architecture in managerial decision making and how to test for their effectiveness

Business Simulation

  • Integrated Simulation

Who will I learn from?

Programme Directors

Somdeep Chatterjee
Assistant Professor, Economics, IIM Calcutta

Dr. Somdeep Chatterjee is a faculty member in the Economics group at IIM Calcutta. He completed his PhD in Economics from the University of Houston (TX, USA). In January 2023, he was awarded the prestigious "Prof M J Manohar Rao Award" for young economists by The Indian Econometric Society in recognition of his research contributions. Prior to joining IIM Calcutta, he worked as a faculty member at IIM Lucknow. He has also briefly held faculty positions at FLAME University and the University of Manchester. Dr Chatterjee has experience of conducting several management development programs in the fields of general management, change management, health care, etc as instructor and program director. He has also undertaken consultancy projects in the fields of impact assessment. Dr. Chatterjee has been a Non-Resident Fellow at the Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability at Monash University and a Fellow of the Global Labor Organization. His research is in the domain of applied microeconomics and he has widely published his work in leading international journals and has presented his work at various top economics seminars across the globe.

Saptarshi Purkayastha
Associate Professor, IIM Calcutta

Saptarshi is an Associate Professor in the academic group of Strategic Management at IIM Calcutta. Previously, he worked as an Assistant Professor at IIM Kozhikode and ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad. At IIM Calcutta and at IIMK, he taught courses on International Business, Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Corporate Growth, and Models and Frameworks in Strategic Analysis. He is also a recipient of the prestigious Hormel Meritorious Teaching Award (2010) conducted by the Marketing Management Association, Middle Tennessee State University. Many of the projects under his leadership have received funding from organisations like the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations. He has contributed articles, casse, and book chapters on Diversification, Strategic Analysis in Companies, and Internationalization topics to various publications of international repute. He is an acknowledged expert in Strategic Management, Emerging Markets, and International Business.

How will I learn?

Experience a high impact format

  • 12-Month
    Executive Programme

  • Best-in-class Self-learning Content, Case Studies, Quizzes and Assignments

  • 120 Hours of Live Interactive
    Sessions by IIM Calcutta Faculty
    (Sunday 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM)

  • Immersive Learning Experience through two campus visits of 3 days each at IIM Calcutta

The programme will be delivered on TalentSprint’s digital platform ipearl.ai

What is my investment?

Fee with Flexible Payment Options

Details Amount
Programme Fee* ₹4,10,000

EMI options available Nominate your Employee to Avail Special Benefits GST as applicable

What should I expect from this programme?

Transition into a General Management
role within your organisation

  • Effectively lead businesses
    and create impact
  • Drive innovation and
    organizational change
  • Co-create and plan with
    other business functions

Gain IIM Calcutta Executive Alumni Status

  • Get an IIM Calcutta Email address after your course completion
  • Access to Alumni Portal to stay connected with the elite IIM Calcutta Executive Alumni Network of 27,000 members
  • Network with all IIM Calcutta Executive Education Alumni
  • Get updates on Alumni Achievements, Jobs and LIVE Project opportunities
  • Be entitled for a discount of 5% on program fee on opting for other
    IIM Calcutta Executive Programs

Accelerate your professional growth

  • Cultivate a multidisciplinary
    view of organisation
  • Build 360°managerial abilities
    to drive business excellence
  • Expand your knowledge and elevate
    your strategic thinking ability

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Network with Peers and Alumni

  • Knowledge Exchange Sessions with Business or Tech leaders
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Access to Career Opportunities*

  • 6 months Premium Membership of IIMJobs or Hirist
  • Exclusive Job Alerts through TalentSprint Alumni Network

*Terms & Conditions apply

How do I join this programme?

  • Application

    Apply for the

  • Block Your Seat


  • Enrollment

    Selection by IIM Calcutta Committee**

  • Enrollment

    Join the

*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.

About IIM Calcutta

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 .

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