IIM Indore Advanced Management Programme for Women Leaders

Are you a female entrepreneur or working professional looking for a management programme specially meant for women? IIM Indore has launched one such online program named, 'Advanced Management Programme for Women Leaders'. Learn here in this article all about this programme, the application details and prospects of the course.

IIM Indore, located in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh is a renowned business school in India. Ever since it was set up in 1996, it has been imparting high-quality education in the field of management. It is recognized as an Institution of Excellence by the Government of India for its excellent teaching curriculum and research work. It is also at the forefront when it comes to industry interactions. IIM Indore makes use of the latest technology while delivering its educational programs. It has a vast infrastructure, including, educational aids, IT resources, library and so on. Lately, apart from the various on-campus postgraduate programs in management that it offers, the institute has been offering online executive programs as well. These executive programs are of immense value to working professionals and entrepreneurs. The Advanced Management Programme for Women Leaders is one such executive program that is highly suitable for women professionals aspiring to grow up the career ladder.

About the programme

The Advanced Management Programme for Women Leaders is meant for women professionals who are keen to improve their leadership skills in the field of management. The program will equip the participating student with various tools and knowledge that will be useful when seeking managerial positions. By undergoing this program, woman leaders can become confident, more assertive and thus much more effective at the workplace. They will also learn about the different leadership styles that they may adapt depending upon their personality and the demands of the situation. The program will be also quite useful in improving upon the decision-making skills, which will help women leaders at times of crisis and while making decisions for driving growth in their business or company.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. The programme is open only for female working professionals and entrepreneurs.
  2. Should have a graduate (10+2+3 pattern) or postgraduate degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks. The degree qualification should be UGC or AICTE recognized one.
  3. Should have minimum 5 years of work experience post qualification as on January 08, 2021 (Application end-date)

Duration and attendance requirement

The duration of this online management program for women leaders is 03 months. There will be a total of 32 sessions, each one being of 75 minutes. Although all sessions are to be compulsorily attended, participants may at times take leave due to emergencies or for attending co-curricular activities or festivals that are organized by the college management. However, necessary approval is to be taken from the concerned Programme Coordinator in case of such absences. In any case, 75% attendance is mandatory for the successful completion of the program.

Delivery of the courses

The courses will be delivered online by means of broadband-based technology. The online classes will include live interactive lectures, making use of audio and video communication at both ends. The live sessions will be held on weekends (mostly Saturdays). The participants will need a PC or a laptop and a good internet connection to attend the live sessions. Apart from the live sessions, the participants will be able to interact with the faculty by means of chat and emails. Online reading materials will be provided to every participant. There will be also online quizzes, real-life case studies, assignments, exploratory project works and examinations.

Session timings:
Saturdays: 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm and 5:15 pm to 6:30 pm
As seen above, between the two sessions, there will be a break of half an hour.

Course content

As part of the program, the curriculum will be divided into four courses. Some of the main topics that will be discussed during these courses are - recognizing and leveraging personal strengths, making your voice heard, communication skills, assertiveness, negotiating & persuading skills, navigating a balance between professional and personal life. Apart from these, there will be topics on leadership, managing and motivating teams, building trust, managing gender & cultural divisions and using emotional intelligence for better effectiveness.

Important datelines

  • Last date for applying – January 08, 2021
  • Programme to commence from – January 23, 2021
  • Programme ends on – April 01, 2021

Program fee and payment schedule

  • Total fee – INR 1,04,000
  • Fee to be payable at the time of registration – INR 5,000
  • First instalment payable at the time of registration – INR 51,000
  • Second instalment plus valedictory session visit – INR 48,000

The second instalment is to be paid within 45 days of taking admission. All the above figures are excluding GST. There is no application fee.

How to apply

To apply for this women-oriented online advanced management programme, eligible candidates to apply online at the official website of IIM Indore. Before applying, the candidates will have to first register with the site by providing their email and mobile number. On successful verification, they will be able to log in and fill up the application form by giving their academic and work experience details. The programme page can be accessed by visiting the 'Executive Programmes' page at the IIM Indore website and then selecting the tab 'Online Learning for Executives'.

Screening and shortlisting of the candidates will be done based on their profile. The candidates past academic record and work experience will be taken into consideration while shortlisting.

Completion Certification

Successful participants will be issued with a Completion Certificate by Indian Institute of Management Indore at a valedictory function organized at its campus.


On successful completion of the program, the participating students will receive a number of privileges from IIM Indore. They will be eligible to apply for the Executive Education Alumni status of this prestigious business school. To apply for this special status, the application is to be made separately after paying the necessary fee.

Following are the privileges available to an Executive Education Alumni:
  1. Will receive brochures and newsletters from IIM Indore
  2. Will be able to access the online campus library of IIM Indore
  3. Will be able to use an official email ID of the institute.

Contact details

The address of the institute and other communication details are provided below.
Indian Institute of Management Indore
Prabandh Shikhar, Rau-Pithampur Road,
Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India – 453556
Phone: +91-731-2439666
Fax: +91-731-2439800
Website IIM Indore: https://www.iimidr.ac.in/

Queries specific to the online program can be clarified through the following means-
Email: onlinelearning@iimidr.ac.in
Phone: 0731-2439745/ 0731-2439754

For further details, one may also contact Hughes Global Education India Pvt. Ltd., the technical partner for this online programme.
Email (Academic Counsellor): wecare@hughes.in
Phone: +91-7290956966/ 7838884952

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Author: Umesh06 Jan 2021 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 4

Today women are working everywhere and with their hard work and aspirations they are rising in the professional world and we are seeing it happening from their performances often quoted in the media. These women require leadership traits and qualities to lead the organisations and institutes. Some of them may be experienced and well qualified and may not need further leadership training but there are many who are at the transition of their career development and would be getting further boost if they undergo some such training as mentioned in this article. The eligible women can consider applying for this coveted course being run by the prestigious institute like IIM, Indore. In today's business environment it is necessary to acquire additional skills in various areas and especially in the leadership area which is so crucial for managing the show when one rises in the career cadre.

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