Emerging Leaders Programme

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

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  • 9 months
  • online

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore


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Who should attend

The programme is designed for the first-time managers, with 4-7 years of post-qualification experience, driven by a keen desire to learn, understand and apply the principles of management. Engineers and managers, in a technical role, aspiring to step into a techno-commercial role or taking up an entrepreneurial venture will benefit from the programme.

Eligibility Criteria

Participants should have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Science/ Commerce / Arts. Work experience of at least 4 years will be preferred. Given the long duration nature of the programme, organisational sponsorship is encouraged but it is not a must.

Technology requirements

This being an online programme, participants must be equipped with the requisite level of Internet connectivity, on a 3 GB daily plan. You will be required to turn your video on when attending live, online webinars. Computers must be of ecent vintage and must have the latest version of MS-Office installed in it. We recommend laptop models with 8 GB RAM and at least 50 GB of free storage. From time to time, we will suggest installing software packages, most of which are free and open source. We strongly recommend using personal laptops that meet the specifications, without having to worry about restrictions on office issued laptops.

About the course

IIMB’s Executive Education has designed this 7-months long programme for the first-time managers or soon to be managers. Driven by technology and digital business models, the business environment is rapidly transforming. Therefore, all managers need to be entrepreneurial and innovative to succeed.

Conceived to meet the needs of tech savvy and busy first-time managers, the ELP will be offered in a blended format by leveraging digital technologies. In addition to live online sessions, you will learn from online courses developed by IIMB’s faculty members. These courses, from IIMB’s Digital Learning platform, will help you develop a strong foundation in management.

Programme Objectives

The program has been designed for the early stage techno-managerial talent to

  • Help participants understand the core functional areas of management
  • Prepare for the career ahead by providing them with skills and knowledge to excel in their current roles and evolving responsibilities.


B Mahadevan

B. Mahadevan is a professor of Operations Management at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, where he has been teaching since 1992. Professor Mahadevan has more than 23 years of wide-ranging experience in teaching, research, consulting, and academic administration at IIM Bangalore and ot...

G Shainesh

Professor G Shainesh has over two decades of research and teaching experience in India and abroad. He has conducted research and teaching assignments at the University of Gothenburg (Sweden), University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), Audencia Nantes and IESEG (France), Vienna University and MCI Inn...

Padmini Srinivasan

Padmini Srinivasan has varied professional interests in teaching, research and consulting in the areas of Financial Reporting, Management Accounting, Corporate Governance and accountability. Prior to joining IIMB, she worked in the industry for more than 14 years in various positions in Tre...

Vasanthi Srinivasan

Her research interests are in the field of Multi-generations in the Workplace, Women in Management and Boards, Ethics Teaching in Business Schools, HRM in Rapid Growth Organizations and Ethics, and CSR in Micro, Small and Mid-sized enterprises. Journal Publications: Makhecha, U. P., Srinivasan, ...

PD Jose

Professor Jose teaches core courses on strategy and electives on Corporate Environmental Management, Sustainable Enterprises and Understanding Corporate Failures. He has been a visiting faculty at Cardiff Business School, IIM Kozhikode, and Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law at the ...

Ekkirala Srinivas

Ekkirala Srinivas is working as a Professor in the Organizational Behavior and HRM Area, at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. Prior to joining IIMB, he worked as a Professor at XLRI Jamshedpur for more than two decades. He was Faculty at the Indian School of Business (ISB) on a full-time ...

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