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ISB Announces First Off-campus Post Graduate Programme in Management

August 8, 2016:  The Indian School of Business (ISB) today announced the launch of PGPpro - a weekend Post Graduate Programme in Management for working professionals and entrepreneurs.

This is the first time ISB is venturing off campus to offer the Executive MBA equivalent programme in Delhi and Hyderabad on alternate weekends over a period of 16 months.

PGPpro is aligned to the requirements of mid-career professionals looking to consolidate their careers. It prepares participants to enhance their understanding of management techniques along with exposure to current best practices that will allow them to leverage potential opportunities and tackle challenges effectively, leading to advanced professional and personal growth.

Announcing the launch of PGPpro, Professor Dishan Kamdar, Deputy Dean, Academic Programmes said, “PGPpro is the first of its kind postgraduate programme that will be offered off campus. The off campus delivery model will allow us to offer a truly world-class programme to several bright young professionals who are not able to pursue a full-time management programme at ISB campuses. In the 15 years since its inception, ISB has pioneered several innovative programmes and set benchmarks in the area of management education and research. The School has now embarked on an ambitious agenda of becoming the most preferred B-School in the emerging markets.”

ISB Edge
PGPpro offers the same ISB edge to all its participants – global curriculum, best of resident and international faculty, diverse and talented peer group, practical and relevant industry exposure and the opportunity to become a part of the ISB’s global alumni network.

Who is it meant for?
PGPpro is designed for mid-career professionals with a minimum of 5 years and a maximum of 12 years of work experience only. The School welcomes and encourages diversity in the classroom.

Programme Highlights
The programme will last 16 months with classes on alternate weekends providing extreme convenience to desiring candidates to complete this programme. Classes will start in January 2017.

The curriculum will focus on providing a major in Strategy & Leadership and a minor in either Finance or Marketing.

Important Dates
The programme has started accepting applications. Admissions will be on a rolling basis and last deadline for acceptance of applications is November 15, 2016.

ROI to Professionals and Companies: 
Participants get the opportunity to apply the learnings immediately in their organisations and eventually lead to consolidating their position in a functional area of their choice and groom themselves to become exceptional leaders with a strategic mind set.

More details of the programme are available at

About ISB
The Indian School of Business (ISB) is a global Business school offering world-class management education across its two campuses – Hyderabad and Mohali. The School has grown at a rapid pace over the fifteen years since its inception and already has several notable accomplishments to its credit – it is the youngest school ever to consistently rank among the top Global MBA programmes, the first institution in South Asia to receive the prestigious AACSB accreditation, one of the largest providers of Executive Education in Asia, and the most research productive Indian management institution. A vibrant pool of research-oriented resident faculty, strong academic associations with leading global B-schools and the backing of an influential Board, have helped the ISB fast emerge as a premier global Business school in the emerging markets.  For more details visit