Programme Highlights


  • For: Executives and business owners with 15+ years of work experience
  • Duration: 15 Months
  • Location: Hyderabad, Mohali

The Post Graduate Programme in Management for Senior Executives or PGPMAX is for experienced professionals, senior executives, and business owners, with 15+ years of experience. It allows them to earn an Executive MBA-equivalent degree while studying in a format with minimal work disruption. The objective is to enhance and broaden their existing skills; and offer exposure to the latest developments in their industry, preparing them for greater responsibilities.


Months' Modular Programme


International Immersions


Campus Residency Weeks




Contact Hours

15000 +

PGP Suite Alumni Network

Key advantages of PGPMAX

Why PGPMAX by Prof Bhagwan Chowdry

Why go back to studying?

You might be wondering why at this stage in your life should you go back to school. Here is Professor Bhagwan Chowdhry sharing his views on why you should consider PGPMAX at ISB.

Gain Access to World-class Faculties

What's the experience like?

Diverse faculty, the best in their areas from around the world, are chosen to teach PGPMAX participants. Here are some of our alumni sharing their experiences.


Begin your transformational journey

How is PGPMAX transformational?

The programme is designed to enable your transformation towards becoming an organisational leader. The peer group, learning interventions, and programme experience are thoughtfully combined to aid the transition.

Diverse Cohort

The programme attracts a diverse group of senior executives from large private organisations, public sector undertakings, NGOs, SMEs, mid-sized companies and family businesses. 

Individuals across functional domains such as sales, marketing, finance, accounting, manufacturing, operations, project management, and research & development, are part of the programme.

Admissions to PGPMAX

Global Executive MBAs are tailored for experienced managers, senior executives, and business owners or entrepreneurs with substantial professional experience.

The ISB PGPMAX thus seeks experienced senior professionals who have the desire and passion to learn and use the knowledge to advance their careers.

The admission process is not a one-size-fits-all approach, but is tailored to assess each profile specifically.

Fees, Financing, and Sponsorships

ISB PGPMAX offers invaluable lessons in management, both from outstanding faculty and an experienced peer group, providing you with a unique opportunity to gain business and leadership skills, expand your professional network, and prepare to achieve future career goals.

PGPMAX programme fee for the academic year 2024-25 is ₹ 41,78,000 plus taxes. To gain a better understanding of the programme benefits and ROI, we advise you to attend one of our information sessions or reach out to the Admissions Team. 

Alumni Speak

Sanjiv Bhagat

PGPMAX Co'12 | Vice President - AT&T ASEAN

“The ISB alumni community is a great boon to seek the assistance of any kind. Even if one doesn’t know the other, alumni come forward to help in every way they can.”


Amit Singal

PGPMAX Co'15 | Founder and CEO - Neus HealthTech

"The School provides you with the best of environments. What best you extract out of the opportunities depends on you. Getting the best return on investment, learning and unlearning are all within you."


Vandana Bhardwaj

PGPMAX Co'13 | Principal Director - IT Products & Services at Milliman

"Be boundless, be curious, be rigorous, and be open to learning. Base it all on perseverance and hard work. You will achieve more by giving more, be it your time or knowledge."



Chandresh Natu

PGPMAX Co'15 | Practice Head | Wipro HR Service

"Small changes within lead to gigantic successes. If you change even 1% every day, you will be a different person at the end of the programme. Identify at least three things worth implementing from each subject and you will have a substantial number by the end of the programme."

Upcoming Events



ISB in the Media

ISB’s new programme I-Venture Immersive : Professor Bhagwan Chowdhry lays out its USP

In a detailed discussion with The Hindu Business Line, Professor Bhagwan Chowdhry dwells on how the newly launched I-Venture Immersive (ivi)

May 09, 2024

ISB Campuses

Press Releases | Featured News

ISB launches I-Venture Immersive (ivi) programme for grassroots entrepreneurs; no degree, no CAT/GMAT/GRE needed

The Indian School of Business (ISB) has launched a unique programme tailored for upcoming and promising entrepreneurs, called I-Venture Immersive or 'ivi'. Administered by the school’s entrepreneurship arm, I-Venture@ISB, the programme encourages keen innovators from across the country to pursue their passion with or without any formal educational qualification beyond Class 12.

May 08, 2024


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This section provides answers to some of the questions we commonly encounter from prospective students or others looking to engage with the school.

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