IIM-K plans to offers ePGP on distance learning platform

Published On: 17 Apr 2010

 | Last Updated On: 24 Apr 2010

IIM Kozhikode (IIM-K) with Hughes Net Global Education has planned to offer an Executive Post Graduate Programme (ePGP) in Management on an Interactive Distance Learning (IDL) platform to enable working executives acquire a career edge.
The programme, with the help of interactive classroom sessions, aims to provide management education to working professionals to enhance their skills and enable them to complete their post graduation from an IIM.



The initial programme launched in 2009 saw 150 professionals being certified. The two year course comprises 810 classroom instruction hours and 90 hours on campus learning. During the first year, the curriculum focuses on general management while in the second year offers specialization in two functional areas from Marketing, Finance, Strategy and Operations Management. HughesNet Global Education, is a satellite based education and training service initiative by Hughes, for corporate and working professionals/ Students.
In a bid to meet its infrastructure needs, IIM-K is considering to have a satellite campus in Kochi. The institute is expanding its existing campus area by acquiring 15 acres of land.The institute is also in the process of getting an Association of MBAs (AMBA) accreditation, which it expects to receive by next year.
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