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Questions

Is PGPpro considered equivalent of a Master’s Degree?

While the programme is equivalent in content and rigour to an Executive MBA, the Indian regulations do not allow independent institutions to grant a Master’s degree. You will receive a certificate of completion of the Post Graduate Programme in Management for Working Professionals. 

Programme Details

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Is attendance mandatory?

Yes, Attendance is mandatory for all the courses of the PGPpro programme. 

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In which cities is PGPpro offered?

While the programme is equivalent in content and rigour to an Executive MBA, the Indian regulations do not allow independent institutions to grant a Master’s degree. You will receive a certificate of completion of the Post Graduate Programme in Management for Working Professionals. 

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Where will PGPpro classes be held in Hyderabad?

Classes will be held on the ISB campus at Hyderabad except for the international immersion segment and two residency weeks on ISB campuses.

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Will the courses be taught by the ISB faculty?

Yes, all the courses of the programmes will be taught by the ISB faculty. In addition, globally recognized visiting professors from global business schools will also teach in this programme.

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More about the online component of the programme?

While the majority of the learning is in the classroom, programme has an online component in each course that allows for greater convenience and flexibility. The online parts may be a mix of synchronous/asynchronous classes and interspersed between classroom sessions for effective learning. The mix of synchronous/asynchronous classes may vary and depend upon the faculty teaching the course.

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Is there an exchange programme in addition to the international immersion?

There is no exchange programme. You can find more details on international immersion on the website.

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Will the courses have exams?

Yes, all the courses will have examination/assessments.

Admissions

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Is there any entrance test for applying to the programme?

No, there is no entrance test for applying to this programme.

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What do you look for in the work experience?

Candidates must have demonstrated managerial skills within their company. A minimum of 5 years or less than 12 years of work experience including some managerial skills is required. More details are available on the website.

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How does one apply?

Applicants are required to submit an online application. The link: https://pgppro.isb.edu/User/

Financing

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Is the application fee refundable?

No, the application fee is non- refundable.

Career Services

What is the support that PGPpro students can  expect in terms of accelerating  or transitioning their careers? 

The School will provide support on the following two fronts:
Initiatives

Learning and Development (L&D) Interventions: 

Well curated SEAL Learning & Development (L&D) interventions will be delivered at right intervals, throughout the year. These interventions, starting from Career Perspectives Forum, gradually progresses to more intensive & personalized sessions for various interest groups. Also, professional intervention (through alumni and industry experts) on resume building to showcase the aspiration of a student whether it is for applying for higher responsibility roles in existing organizations or for making a company switch, and provide opportunities for students to practice in a safe environment. 

These initiatives will be run by the Student Engagement and Applied Learning (SEAL) team. 

Initiatives

Job Publishing:

For the PGPpro cohort joining in a particular year, job postings will be done from April of the next year onwards. Students will be provided the job details as well as the contact details of the Talent Acquisition/HR folks of the concerned company and the students will have to get in touch with them directly expressing their interest in a role. The interactions (including setting up of interviews, follow up, negotiation to accepting offers) with the company will be the responsibility of the student. The Careers Advancement Services (CAS) at ISB will help in sourcing jobs from the market and publishing it to the entire PGPpro Cohort. The jobs will be checked for experience level and salary fit before being posted to PGPpro cohort.

Alumni Privileges

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Do participants get an alumni status?

Yes. PGPpro students will be given full alumni status after they complete the programme.

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Working Hours

Monday to Friday, 10:00 to 17:00