The General Management Programme (GMP) is a 10.5-month programme designed to accelerate the leadership ascent of high-calibre executives. The programme has been designed keeping in mind your needs for leadership development and prepare you to take on a more strategic role in your organisation’s success.
Elevate and refine your strategic thinking ability. Think beyond functional expertise. Develop a multidisciplinary view of strategy and the organisation. Leverage opportunities created by the digital economy to drive growth. Lead innovation and change. Cultivate your executive presence. Effectively build and lead businesses that create impact.
This programme is ideal for high-calibre executives who are looking to expand knowledge beyond functional expertise and the scope of their influence in firms to deliver greater impact. Ideal candidates include:
The Programme Office evaluates each applicant’s profile based on several criteria to ensure that selected participants are well-rounded individuals, bringing diversity to the class. Each component of the application and the interview is important, and selections will be made on the basis of a combination of many factors, including but not limited to, and in no particular order:
Designed to focus on strategic thinking, cross-functional knowledge, innovation, and personal leadership, the GMP is carefully structured with four integrated modules that will be delivered in a blended format – on-campus immersions, live interactive sessions and self-paced online courses.
Strengthen the foundations of decision-making as a first step in advancing your leadership growth.
Enhance your understanding of core functional areas and their alignment with overall business strategy.
Leverage opportunities created by the digital economy and develop winning strategies that drive growth and innovation.
Communicate with your stakeholders in innovative and engaging ways and weave an inspiring leadership story
Designed to focus on strategic thinking, crossfunctional knowledge, innovation, and personal leadership, the GMP is carefully structured with four integrated modules that will be delivered in a blended format – online, self-paced sessions, Live Virtual sessions, and campus immersions. The programme spans across 9 months, requiring you to commit 4-6 hours per week and one week away from your office. It will provide you the flexibility to adopt an agile approach to apply your new learnings at your workplace.
Learn from the unique perspectives of CEOs and understand and appreciate the challenges and trade-offs across the business value chain. Learn how to build organisational culture and understand the importance of ethics and responsible leadership. Learn from accomplished industry pract it ioners who share their insights and journeys.
You will go through a validated 360 degree assessment with personalised reports. Your individualised feedback will help you identify your strengths and developmental needs. With classroom teaching, high fidelity business simulations and one-to-one coaching sessions, you will be introduced to the ideas of leadership, derailment, personality, and emotional intelligence. This process will allow you to develop an awareness of the knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary to become effective leaders.
Group executive coaching offers you an in-depth opportunity to understand and develop your leadership skills. Your executive coach will help you identify strengths and gaps aligned with your personal leadership strategy and plan of action. You will be able to better align your leadership goals to effectively manage your individual as well as your team’s growth.
During the course of the programme, you will actively engage yourself in solving a realworld business challenge. Apply your new learnings and skills in-between modules and personalise your leadership case. Connect with your GMP peers who can guide you with their unique expertise to steer your case in the right direction.
Assistant Professor (Practice), Strategy Associate Dean – RCI-led Advanced Management Programmes (RCI-AMP’s), Executive Director-Centre for Learning and Management Practice (CLMP)
Area Leader and Professor, Information Systems Deputy Dean-Digital Initiatives & Executive Education
Visiting Faculty, Marketing and Supply Chain Management, Fox School of Business, Temple University
Professor, Operations Management Executive Director-Max Institute of Healthcare Management (MIHM)
Visiting Faculty, Innovation, Strategy, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Innovation Culture, Babson College
Associate Professor, Marketing Associate Dean – Research and RCI Management, Executive Director- IIDS
Learn from ISB’s distinguished faculty, collaborate and network with senior executives from across industries and sectors. Develop business insights from the school’s cutting-edge thought leadership and strengthen your ability to be future-ready.
Participants who successfully complete this programme become part of the ISB Executive Alumni and gain access to a vast community of executives from across the globe.
The privileges of this exclusive community include:
In addition, ISB Executive Alumni are eligible to receive ongoing access to a variety of ISB research, information, and resources.