IIM Calcutta - Executive Program in International Business - EPIB - Batch 2

>> Introduction
IIM Calcutta has been at the forefront of executive education for the last three decades and has been widely acclaimed for the various innovative and customized programs it has introduced over the years based on its front line teaching, research and consulting.

Executive Program in International Business is one such program in the direction of to keep pace with today’s requirement where Globalization, internet and hyper competition has dramatically re-shaped the markets and has changed the way business is being done. Today, one has to keep pace with the customer’s requirement and has to bring in services and products as per global standards.s

The program has been specially designed to help students acquire knowledge and skill to help work in International companies and environment. The program covers aspects related to International Business Environment, Challenges in International Marketing & Sales, International Operations, International Logistics and Supply Chain etc.

>> Eligibility
Graduation with at least 3 years of experience with minimum 50% marks in graduation

>> Program USP
The program will help the participant to
Understand & identify the challenges in today’s International Business Scenarios
Understand the roles and responsibilities of a International Business Manager
Understand the International aspects towards Logistics & Supply Chain Management, International Marketing & Sales, International Finance
Understand the Cross culture differences and understand different International markets
Understand Global Economic Developments and their impact
Understand International Trade
International Visit

The site and time for the one week international visit will be decided during the Orientation Programme. This offsite visit is optional for the students and will be charged extra.

>> Certification
IIM Calcutta shall carry out the examination and evaluation required for certification. The certificate will be awarded directly by IIM Calcutta.

>> Program Directors
Prof. Anjan Raichaudhuri & Prof. Prafulla Agnihotri

>> Duration
1 Year

>> Program Schedule
Saturday: 12.15 pm – 03.15 pm and Tuesday: 06.45 pm – 09.45 pm

>> Course Structure
Classroom Component: This component forms the core of EPIB. Spread over 1 year, the IOL component consists of 210 instructional hours through the Interactive Onsite Learning Mode.

Campus Component: The in-campus component is held either at the beginning, during or end of the 1 year program. This is a crucial component covering 5 days (40 hrs), which provides the participants an orientation towards case based learning. It is compulsory for all participants. For International students, the personal contact programme will take place in Dubai.

>> Course Content
International Business
International Management
International Marketing Strategy
Management in Emerging Markets
International Human Resource Management
Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
International Finance and Accounting
Multilateral Organisations and Geopolitics
Export Procedure, Documentation and EXIM Policy
Shipping and Import Management

Students will have to undertake a capestone project during the course. The project should be undertaken under a faculty guide and a report must be submitted to IIM Calcutta through the faculty guide at the end of the course. The project report will be evaluated and will be an integral part of assessment.

>> Pedagogy
The pedagogy will be highly interactive. It will leverage use of technology. It will consist of a judicious blend of lectures, real life case studies, quizzes, assignments, sessions from senior managers in industry and films.

>> Program Delivery
The sessions will be delivered on interactive learning platform. The heart of the platform is a powerful user interface that enables large number of geographically distributed students to have a highly interactive ‘one to one’/ ‘one to many’ exchange with a central faculty. The system incorporates live broadcast video; two way audio and data interactivity to enable the students to watch and interact with the faculty live on their PC’s.

>> Admission Criteria
Application + credentials
Corporate Nominations from Multiple Corporates

>> Total Fees
Application Fee Rs. 1,000/-
Program Fee Rs. 2,00,000/-
Registration Fee Rs. 5,000/-
Campus Visit - Kolkata To be charged extra, payable in the favour of IIMC
Total Fee Rs. 2,06,000/- + campus visit + applicable taxes, in any

Installment Schedule
Installment I - 20th June 2009 - Rs. 95,000/-
Installment II - 18th September 2009 - Rs. 70,000/-
Installment III - 20th December 2009 - Rs. 40,000/-

- Installments to be paid in favour of Hughes Communications India Ltd, payable at Delhi.
- Date of campus visit fee will be announced later.
- Campus fee will be payable in favour of IIMC.

>> Important Dates
Application Closure Date: 15th May 2009
Program Orientation Date: 30th June 2009

>> Required Documents with application
1. All academic records (12th std marksheet, Graduation & Post Graduation (if any) certificates)
2. Proof of Current Employment - Letter from Company or Latest Pay Slip
3. Statement of Purpose (in about 200 to 250 words)
4. Professional records or Experience certificates
5. One Passport size photo pasted on the application form

The application will be rejected in the absence of any of the above documents

>> How to Apply


Incomplete application or false information in the application is liable to be rejected.

IIM Calcutta reserves the right to foreclose applications depending upon exhaustion of seats.

Important Notes
- All the forms should reach us by 4 PM on or before the last date of application.
- Fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.
- Delay in bank loans etc will be individual's responsibility and no delay will be accepted on this account
- No batch change is allowed under any circumstances and Institute’s decision will be final in this regard.
- Any delay in reaching the forms due to postal or any other reasons will be individual's responsibility
- Above is the net amount payable.
- Other rules & regulations are part of the application form and are binding on the student
- Any changes in program dates are subject to the discretion of the Institute.