A global executive mba equivalent programme. The Post Graduate Programme in Management for Senior Executives (PGPMAX) is a Global EMBA level programme designed to meet higher career aspirations of senior executives.
World Class Curriculum: The programme has a general management focus. It is spread over 15 months and includes seven-days of classroom session every six weeks.
Global Experience: As a global EMBA equivalent programme, PGPMAX attracts senior distinguished faculty from the ISB and other global partner schools. Participants also have the opportunity to experience two international academic terms in USA, one week each at Kellogg School of Management & Wharton School.
Alumni Benefits: Participants gain from ISB Alumni Network and have a lifelong access to a network of 6900+ alumni from across the world.
Executive MBA Council Membership: The programme has been granted membership to the EMBA Council.
PGPMAX is targeted at high-calibre senior executives and business owners, with 10 to 25 years of work experience involving extensive managerial responsibility. These are individuals who have the potential and motivation to become truly global, multi-skilled business leaders.
Participants are achievers who have done exceptionally well as functional or business unit heads and preparing for a general management role or a leadership position. The EMBA programme attracts senior/upper management professionals and business owner with extensive responsibilities and demanding schedules from diverse industries ranging from MNCs to family businesses.
The EMBA Programme gives participants a chance to learn from outstanding faculty from the best B-schools in the world at no opportunity cost. There are several advantages of this programme:
World Class Faculty
Outstanding resident faculty at the ISB, industry leaders and senior faculty from some of the world's best B-schools engage the particIpants in lively discussions centred on the latest trends in management trends. The PGPMAX faculty comprises of visiting faculty from B-schools such as Kellogg, London Business School, Wharton etc.
Classroom learning is at the heart of PGPMAX . The participants have the exhilarating opportunity to be back in the classroom among professional and intellectual peers, where they share new learning methods. Classes are held at the ISB’s Hyderabad and/or Mohali campus for 7 days, every 6th week.
Peer Group Learning
The class comprises of extraordinary and diverse mix of participants who are passionate about exchanging ideas, thereby leading to a very interactive learning setting. The diverse experiences of the participants from developed and emerging economies enrich the learning experience. Networking with peers provides the participants with insights into different corporate practices.
Travel from Any Location
Location is not a constraint as the programme schedule allows participants based anywhere in the world to travel to Hyderabad/Mohali to attend the programme. Both the ISB campuses are ideally located with with flying times of 3 to 8 hours from most Asian and European cities. Participants to this programme have flown in from North America, Africa, Europe and Asia, and various Indian cities.
No Opportunity Cost
Participants do not incur relocation costs and continue working while pursuing the course. Since there is no relocation involved, there is minimal disruption of family life, schooling of children and work schedules of spouses are unaffected.
Executive MBA Council Member:
ISB (PGPMAX) is the only school from India to be granted membership to Executive MBA council. Only schools which meet the membership criteria are approved for membership.