• Date
    Jul 2, 2022 - Apr 29, 2023
  • Fee
    INR 8,00,000 + Taxes
  • Format
  • Apply
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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

Key Takeaways

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.

Who Should Attend

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:

  • Senior executives with 10-20 years of work experience whose cross-functional responsibilities are significantly expanding
  • Executives who are or soon will be leading a business or major project or large teams
  • Senior functional leaders who aspire to take on strategic leadership opportunities in the firm
  • Senior executives with profit and loss responsibilities

Learning Experience

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. 


Admission Criteria

Candidates will be evaluated to ensure a dynamic and diverse batch profile based on multiple factors, including but not limited to:

  • Appropriate experience profile for this programme
  • Leadership potential
  • Evidence of professional achievement
  • Industry and functional background
  • Motivation to participate in the program and the ability to benefit from it
  • Ability to cope with the rigor of the programme

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. 

The On-campus sessions are subject to evolving global situation. Programme content, dates, schedule, fees, delivery platforms, and faculty are subject to change. Programme fee includes food and accommodation at the ISB campus or at an equivalent facility based on availability.

Key Topics

Module 1: Elevate Your Decision-Making Skills

Strengthen the foundations of decision-making as a first step in advancing your leadership growth.

  • Strengthen your analytical foundations of decision-making 
  • Learn to effectively use data to recognise and diagnose business problems and generate and assess solutions
  •  Identify and activate business strategies that create competitive value for your firm 
  • Develop a strategic plan for effective negotiation and expand your scope of influence

Programme Features

Integrated Modular Approach

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.

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.


Ashish Sinha

Senior Research Fellow, Marketing


Deepa Mani

Area Leader and Professor, Information Systems Deputy Dean-Digital Initiatives and Executive Education


Jay Rao

Visiting Faculty, Innovation, Strategy, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Innovation Culture, Babson College


Manish Gangwar

Associate Professor, Marketing Associate Dean – Research and RCI Management, Executive Director- IIDS


Mihir Mankad

Visiting Faculty, Professor of Practice, Leadership Communication, Tufts University


Nandu Nandkishore

Adjunct Professor , Marketing Strategy


Nirmal Gupta

Visiting Faculty, Marketing


Prakash Bagri

Associate Professor (Practice), Marketing Associate Dean - Corporate Engagement


Ramana Sonti

Clinical Associate Professor, Finance


Ram Nidumolu

Clinical Professor, Organisational Behaviour


S. Ramnarayan

Professor of Organizational Behavior (Practice), Organisational Behaviour


Sarang Deo

Professor, Operations Management Executive Director-Max Institute of Healthcare Management (MIHM)


Saumya Sindhwani

Assistant Professor (Practice), Strategy Associate Dean – RCI-led Advanced Management Programmes (RCI-AMP’s), Executive Director-Centre for Learning and Management Practice (CLMP)


Subodha Kumar

Visiting Faculty, Marketing and Supply Chain Management, Fox School of Business, Temple University

ISB Certificate

After successful completion of this programme, you will be awarded an ISB Executive Education Certificate, formal recognition of your professional development.

ISB Executive Alumni

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:

  • ISB Email ID
  • ISB ID card with unique ID No.
  • Executive Alumni Directory
  • Access to the support team over telephone & email
  • ISB Executive Network LinkedIn Group
  • 20% discount on open Executive Education programmes

In addition, ISB Executive Alumni are eligible to receive ongoing access to a variety of ISB research, information, and resources.

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