What is PGPMAX?
A Global EMBA equivalent programme designed for experienced professionals/senior executives and business owners.
ISB's PGPMAX is a 15 month, Global EMBA level programme designed to meet higher career aspirations of Experienced Professionals and Business Owners/Entrepreneurs with 10 to 25 years of work experience.
The main objective of the programme is to prepare individuals to be truly global business leaders and career advancement. It aims to develop analytical, strategic and leadership skills that are essential to navigate in today's evolving business world.
How are Global EMBA programmes different?
- Global EMBA programmes are tailored exclusively for experienced professionals and are distinct from full-time, part-time and weekend MBA programmes.
- These programmes have a mature teaching ideology and taught by senior faculty members with extensive teaching and industry experience.
- There is a strong international components in Global EMBA's, which include both academic and experiential learning.
ISB (PGPMAX) is granted membership to Executive MBA council
Who is it for?
The Executive MBA level programme attracts Experienced Managers, Upper & Senior Management Executives with 10-25 years of full time work experience. As a PGPMAX participant, you study along accomplished individuals who aspire to be multi-skilled, global business leaders.
As a Global EMBA level programme, PGPMAX enables participants to identity and understand various factors that drive businesses. Participants go through high quality learning, acquire skills and create an impact in their organisations.
What makes the PGPMAX Programme exceptional?
Programme Features and Benefits:
Top Global Faculty:
The programme is taught by Senior Faculty from our partner schools and other Top 20 Global B-Schools. Faculty members with rich academic and industry experience deliver content that is relevant for experienced professionals.
World Class Curriculum:
The learning outcome focuses on development of skills and competencies essential for Senior Business Leaders. The curriculum has a General Management focus with emphasis on Leadership and Strategy.
Exceptional Peer Group
The quality of participants in the class is critical to learning. The class comprises of C-level Executives, Directors, Country Heads and Business Owners who add diversity and contribute to an enriching learning experience.
Classroom Based Learning:
The programme is completely classroom based. Participants get the opportunity to experience the campus and engage in discussions with faculty members and peers. Classroom learning has many advantages. Due to the depth and breadth of knowledge present in the class because of outstanding peer group,participants gain immediate insights and value.
Three International Immersions:
The programme has a mandatory two-week immersion in USA at Kellogg School of Management and Wharton School. The third week of international immersion is being planned in China.
Understanding of Global Business Ecosystem
The programme has a general management focus, covers core functions such as Finance, Marketing, Economics etc, allowing participants to gain solid foundation in management concepts and integrating it with leadership and strategy.
Immediate ROI-Applicability of Knowledge and Increased Contribution to Organisation
Participants gain deep understanding of interrelated business issues and objectives. It gives them an opportunity to have coherent discussions and apply their knowledge immediately. Thereby gaining visibility and consolidating the next phase of their career.
There are several tangible and intangible benefits of doing PGPMAX. Professional growth is often discussed and highlighted, however participants find this journey a “humbling experience” and adds value to their personal brand.
Lifelong Access To Invaluable Network
The network that participants develop is one of its most valuable outcomes. PGPMAX participants get full ISB alumni status that they can utilise. Lifelong relationships are formed. Participants get the opportunity to form connections across regions and organisations because of being associated with the ISB brand.