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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 15+ years of work experience.
The main objective of the programme is to prepare individuals become global business leaders and maintain long-term career success. It aims to develop analytical, strategic and leadership skills that are essential to navigate in today's complex and evolving business world.
How is Global Executive MBA different from other MBA programmes?
Designed exclusively for experienced business professionals who are preparing to take on CxO level responsibilities.
A curriculum that covers and integrates all functional business areas.
Taught by senior faculty who has extensive teaching and industry experience.
Include a strong international component with both academic and experiential learning experiences.
Focuses on general management which helps the participants look at the organization from the view of a CEO.
What makes the PGPMAX programme unique?
Cutting Edge Curriculum
The learning outcome focuses on the development of skills and competencies essential for becoming global business leaders. The curriculum is designed for senior executives and has a general management focus with an emphasis on leadership, personal skill development, and applied learning.
Top Global Faculty
The programme is taught by senior faculty of ISB and other top global business schools. Faculty members with rich academic and industry experience deliver content that is relevant for experienced professionals.
Exceptional Peer Group
Participants get the opportunity to stay on campus and network with faculty and peers. The programme offers an active dialogue in the classroom with high-quality peers who understand the demand and challenges of being an executive.
Two International Immersions in USA and Asia
The programme offers two international immersions. One week of international immersion is held in the USA and another week of international immersion is held in Asia.
Classroom-Based Learning with Minimal Disruptions
The programme is designed in such a way that the participants can earn a master’s equivalent degree in business administration while studying in a format that minimizes disruptions to their work.
Executive Member Council
ISB (PGPMAX) is granted membership to the Executive MBA Council (EMBAC). EMBAC is the academic association that represents the Executive MBA (EMBA) industry in the world.
Who is it for?
The Executive MBA level programme attracts experienced managers, senior management executives and business owners/entrepreneurs with 15+ years of full-time work experience. As a PGPMAX participant, you will study with accomplished individuals who aspire to become global business leaders.
We seek individuals who possess the following attributes:
Well balanced and mature
Self-motivated and passionate about learning
Have a global outlook and mindset
Possess high ethical standards
Display leadership potential
Enterprise Leader, Individual Contributor, Manager of Managers, Functional Head, Business Unit heads, Startups, Public Sector Institutions, Defence Service Personnel, and Business Owners/Entrepreneurs.
Executive MBA participants go through high-quality learning which enables them to identify and understand various issues that drive businesses in an ever-changing complex global environment. The PGPMAX programme offers a well-defined curriculum that gives the necessary framework for better decision-making.
Understanding of Global Business Ecosystem
Participants develop a solid foundation in key business areas, understand how markets and companies function globally and attend two International Immersions which adds a global business perspective.
Immediate ROI-Applicability of Knowledge and Increased Contribution to Organisation
Participants gain a 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 pursuing PGPMAX. Professional growth is often discussed and highlighted, however participants find this journey a “humbling experience” which 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.