What is PGPMAX?
A Global Executive MBA equivalent programme designed for experienced professionals/senior executives and business owners.
ISB's PGPMAX is a 15 month, Global Executive MBA 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 Executive MBA's different?
- Designed exclusively for experienced professionals and are distinct from full-time, part-time and weekend MBA programmes.
- Have a mature teaching ideology
- Taught by senior faculty members with extensive teaching and industry experience.
- Include a strong international component with both academic and experiential learning experience..
What makes the PGPMAX Programme unique ?
Top Global Faculty:
The programme is taught by Senior Faculty from ISB, 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 Global Business Leaders. The curriculum is designed for Senior Executives and has a General Management focus based on Leadership .
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:
Participants get the opportunity to experience the campus and engage with faculty and peers. It has many advantages as participants gain immediate insights due to the experience and knowledge of high quality peers.
Three International Immersions in USA & China:
Throughout the programme participants go through a global experience. The programme offers three International Immersions. A two-week immersion is held in USA at Kellogg School of Management and Wharton School. The third week of international immersion is being planned in China.
Executive MBA Council Member
ISB (PGPMAX) is granted membership to Executive MBA council
Who is it for?
The Executive MBA level programme attract Experienced Managers, Upper & Senior Management Executives and Business Owners/Entrepreneurs with 10-25 years of full time work experience. As a PGPMAX participant, you will study with accomplished individuals who aspire to be multi-skilled, global business leaders.
Enterprise Leader, Individual Contributor, Manager of Managers, Functional Head, BU Heads.from Multinational Companies, Startups, Public Sector Institutions, Defence Services representing various functions are ideally suited for the programme. Business Owners/Entrepreneurs are also a part of the programme.
We seek individuals who posses the following attributes:
- Well balanced and mature
- Motivated and Passionate about learning
- Have well defined career aspirations
- Have a Global outlook and mindset
- Possess high Ethical Standards
- Display Leadership Potential
Executive MBA participants go through high quality learning which enable them to identity and understand various factors that drive businesses. The PGPMAX programme offers a well defined curriculum with the right balance of theory, practice and experience taught by expert faculty.
Understanding of Global Business Ecosystem
Participants develop a solid foundation in key business areas, understand how markets and companies function globally and attend three International Immersions which adds a global business perspective.
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” adding 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.