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Final Application Deadline

May 31, 2024

Programme Start Date

July 1, 2024

Format & Location

Mohali and Hyderabad

Work Experience

Min. 5 years

About Programme

The Advanced Management Programme in Public Policy (AMPPP) is a flagship offering of ISB's Bharti Institute of Public Policy (BIPP). It has been developed in consultation with The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.
The focus of the curriculum is on: 

  • Building capabilities for evidence-based research in public policy domain
  • Developing leadership and teamwork skills
  • Improving communication, negotiation, stakeholder-management skills
  • Recognising ethical responsibility in the policy domain 

Who should enrol for AMPPP?

The programme aims to address the needs of mid-career and senior professionals with at least five years of experience from segments such as the All India Civil Services; state government or public sector units; multilateral agencies such as the UN, WB, ADB, and NGOs, foundations & thinktanks. Entrepreneurs, consultants, and senior industry executives are also among the prospective groups. The programme sees participation from the defence services and political parties too.

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How AMPPP helps shape your future

What will be your takeaways?

  • A strong grasp of concepts, including but not limited to: Evidence in Public Policy, Financial Sector Regulation, Public Policy Design, Corporate Finance, Ethics, Technology & Society, and Behavioural Insights for Policy
  • Knowledge of key domains such as Foreign Policy, Urban Governance, Agriculture & Food Policy, Energy & Environmental Policy, Public-Private Partnership, Big Data for Policy, and Rural Development
  • Frameworks and skills in the subjects of Leadership, Communication Skills, Negotiation, Data Analysis, Quantitative Methods, and Effective Writing

What does BIPP do?

The Bharti Institute of Public Policy is a key part of ISB, and functions as an independent thinktank as well. It institute engages with policymakers by providing them with evidence-based analysis of policy rooted. It works on policy challenges across diverse domains.

The Advanced Management Programme in Public Policy (AMPPP) has been co-created as a partnership between BIPP and a world leader in public policy education, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

Class Profile

AMPPP batches are designed thoughtfully, to ensure a diverse mix. This can help maximise peer learning and exposure. A typical AMPPP batch may comprise students from the civil services, the armed forces, the private sector, entrepreneurs and NGOs, among others. Interactions in the class among such a varied set of students have the potential to generate path-breaking ideas. At an individual level, this can effect fundamental changes in outlook, approach, and vision.


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Executive Director’s Message

In today’s dynamic era, Public Policy is all-pervasive. The AMPPP develops a deeper understanding of policy formulation and implementation at local, regional, national, and global levels. This hybrid course attracts mid-career to senior-level professionals from both public and private sectors, thereby ensuring and emphasising peer learning. 

Ashwini Chhatre,
Executive Director, Bharti Institute of Public Policy

Programme Fees

The fee for the programme is INR 13.86 lakh plus GST. 

It includes: 

  • Course material 
  • Access to ISB Learning Resource Centre (LRC) 
  • Faculty costs: Travel & honorarium 
  • Guest speakers 
  • Student accommodation: Board & lodging 
  • IT & infrastructure support during residencies 
  • Gala dinner & social events: One per term 

Benefits for Participants

  • Learn from world-class faculty and industry experts

  • Immersive learning through capstone project work

  • Peer learning from fellow participants with varied experience

  • Be part of a well-established network as ISB associate alumni

Benefits for Companies

  • Creation of a leadership pipeline, and a meaningful way to reward and retain high-performing employees

  • Understanding the process of policy-making, implementation, and highly connected peer group


Vikas Chawla- Programme Lead
Phone Number: +91 9889228354
Email: vikas_chawla@isb.edu