This program will equip working professionals and practitioners with the concepts and practical skills of quantitative reasoning and modeling in the business world, using spreadsheets and user-friendly software. These skills are not only essential but indispensable for meeting the challenges of making most efficient strategic as well as tactical decisions of real economic consequence in an increasingly competitive business environment in areas such as marketing research, financial analysis, strategic operations & services. Modeling allows one to explore and test new, alternative ideas in a model before trying them in the real business world and enables one to gain improved business intuition and enhanced insight quickly at a very low cost. The program assumes that the participants would have working knowledge of basic management functions and hence would focus mostly on application areas of management.
PROGRAM DESIGN AND DURATION
•The duration of the Program is One year.
•The program will be delivered through classes held at NIIT Imperia Centres for Advanced Learning once a week as per the following schedule:
Saturday 5.30 PM to 10 PM
•In addition, there will be a 3-day campus module at IIM Calcutta at the start of the program and a 5 day campus module at IIM Calcutta at the end.
In each module students will be awarded grades like Excellent, Good, Average and Poor. The candidates who receive 2 or less poor grades will receive a Graded Certificate of Success Completion from Iim Calcutta. Candidates having more than 2 poor grades will receive certificate of participation from IIM Calcutta.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND SELECTION PROCESS
Working executives who are graduates (10+2+3 or equivalent) in any discipline with minimum 50% marks with an experience profile of at least 3 years after graduation are eligible for the program.
Candidates would be selected on the basis of their performance in the Program Aptitude Test to be conducted by NIIT Imperia, together with the assessment of background and motivation based on the application form submitted.