The General Management Programme (GMP) is a 10.5-month programme designed to accelerate the leadership ascent of high-calibre executives. The programme has been designed keeping in mind your needs for leadership development and prepares you to take on a more strategic role in your organisation’s success
Elevate and refine your strategic thinking ability. Think beyond functional expertise. Develop a multidisciplinary view of strategy and the organisation. Leverage opportunities created by the digital economy to drive growth. Lead innovation and change. Cultivate your executive presence. Effectively build and lead businesses that create impact.
This programme is ideal for high-calibre executives who are looking to expand knowledge beyond functional expertise and the scope of their influence in firms to deliver greater impact. Ideal candidates include:
ISB Executive Education programmes are replete with distinctive teaching methodologies and an intense and challenging learning environment that pushes participants’ learning horizons beyond their pre-existing beliefs. Through lectures from distinguished faculty, local and global case studies, business simulations, and group discussions with extraordinary peers from a broad range of industries, regions, and functions, you will be equipped with the strategies, tools and insights required to transform your thinking and achieve ambitious business objectives. You will return to your organisation, fully ready to apply what you have learned. You will also take with you a rich network of relationships that will enrich your personal and professional lives long after you complete the programme.
Blended Programmes: Combining the best of both worlds with high-impact real-time, synchronous learning as well as self-paced online modules delivered with the same rigour both in-person and virtually.
Candidates will be evaluated to ensure a dynamic and diverse batch profile based on multiple factors, including but not limited to:
We admit candidates to upcoming sessions on a rolling, space-available basis, and encourage you to apply as early as possible to secure your seat in the programme.
Strengthen the foundations of decision-making as a first step in advancing your leadership growth.
Enhance your understanding of core functional areas and their alignment with overall business strategy.
Leverage opportunities created by the digital economy and develop winning strategies that drive growth and innovation.
Communicate with your stakeholders in innovative and engaging ways and weave an inspiring leadership story
Designed to focus on strategic thinking, cross-functional knowledge, innovation, and personal leadership, the GMP is carefully structured with four integrated modules that will be delivered in a blended format – online, self-paced sessions, Live Virtual sessions, and campus immersions. The programme spans 9 months, requiring you to commit 4-6 hours per week and one week away from your office. It will provide you with the flexibility to adopt an agile approach to apply your new learnings at your workplace.
Learn from the unique perspectives of CEOs and understand and appreciate the challenges and trade-offs across the business value chain. Learn how to build an organisational culture and understand the importance of ethics and responsible leadership. Learn from accomplished industry practitioners who share their insights and journeys.
You will go through a validated 360-degree assessment with personalised reports. Your individualised feedback will help you identify your strengths and developmental needs. With classroom teaching, high fidelity business simulations and one-to-one coaching sessions, you will be introduced to the ideas of leadership, derailment, personality, and emotional intelligence. This process will allow you to develop an awareness of the knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary to become effective leaders.
During the course of the programme, you will actively engage yourself in solving a real-world business challenge. Apply your new learnings and skills in-between modules and personalise your leadership case. Connect with your GMP peers who can guide you with their unique expertise to steer your case in the right direction.
Group executive coaching offers you an in-depth opportunity to understand and develop your leadership skills. Your executive coach will help you identify strengths and gaps aligned with your personal leadership strategy and plan of action. You will be able to better align your leadership goals to effectively manage your individual as well as your team’s growth.
ISB faculty includes leading academics with credentials and teaching experience from top global business schools as well as accomplished practitioners who have managed large enterprises.
Senior Research Fellow, Marketing
Area Leader and Professor, Information Systems Deputy Dean-Digital Initiatives and Executive Education
Visiting Faculty, Innovation, Strategy, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Innovation Culture, Babson College
Associate Professor, Marketing Associate Dean – Research and RCI Management, Executive Director- IIDS
Visiting Faculty, Professor of Practice, Leadership Communication, Tufts University
Adjunct Professor , Marketing Strategy
Visiting Faculty, Marketing
Associate Professor (Practice), Marketing Associate Dean - Corporate Engagement
Clinical Associate Professor, Finance
Clinical Professor, Organisational Behaviour
Professor of Organizational Behavior (Practice), Organisational Behaviour
Professor, Operations Management Executive Director-Max Institute of Healthcare Management (MIHM)
Assistant Professor (Practice), Strategy Associate Dean – RCI-led Advanced Management Programmes (RCI-AMP’s), Executive Director-Centre for Learning and Management Practice (CLMP)
Visiting Faculty, Marketing and Supply Chain Management, Fox School of Business, Temple University
After successful completion of this programme, you will be awarded an ISB Executive Education Certificate, formal recognition of your professional development.
Participants who successfully complete this programme become part of the ISB Executive Alumni and gain access to a vast community of executives from across the globe.
The privileges of this exclusive community include:
In addition, ISB Executive Alumni are eligible to receive ongoing access to a variety of ISB research, information, and resources.
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