An alumnus of National Defence Academy, Commander Syed Qais Hayat has 20 years of work experience in the Indian Navy’s Executive Branch. As a specialist, he has led weapon teams and later planned at Fleet level many successful gun/ missile firings from frontline warships. He has also commanded four formidable Indian Naval Ships. The officer is the recipient of coveted Scudder medal for topping the Staff course at the prestigious Defence Services Staff College, Wellington. The officer is also an International Law graduate from Defence Institute of International Legal Studies (DIILS), RI, USA. He is currently handling Indian Navy’s Operational Logistics at South Block, Ministry of Defence (Navy). 

Why did you choose PGPpro programme?

PGPPRO is a truly world-class MBA programme offered by ISB for working professionals to upskill and apply the learnings while pursuing their respective careers. Mid-seniority Professionals from various fields lend rich diversity to the PGPPRO cohorts which significantly enhances the learning value and prepares them for career upgradation/ transition to other verticals. The USP of the course is the locational advantage it provides to professionals in top metro cities for attending classes during weekends, while ISB’s learning infrastructure is made available remotely. The curriculum and the Faculty of the PGPPRO course is of global standards and tailored for business leadership/ strategy roles. Certain foundational and key courses conducted in Campus and international immersion in one of world’s top MBA universities add immense value to the PGPPRO course. In nutshell, PGPPRO is an ideal learning package for working professionals to attain one of best MBA education in the world while continuing with their current professional and personal lives.  

Syed Qais Hayat

Indian Navy
PGPpro Class of 2020 | Delhi Cohort