Batch 5

Advanced Programme in Strategic Project Management

Lead & Thrive in the Project Economy.
  • IIMC Executive Education Alumni Status
  • Seven-day Immersion at IIMC Campus
  • Guided Capstone Project by IIMC
  • Simulations for real-time project decision-making
Work Experience

Application Deadline: May 2, 2024

Programme Highlight

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High Rigorous 120+ Hours of Live Learning

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Be eligible for the IIM Calcutta Executive Education Alumni Status

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7 days of in-campus immersion across 2 visits in IIMC

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Program design and delivery by renowned IIMC Faculty

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Rich mix of high-impact case studies, hands-on exercises, role plays during campus immersions, and simulation exercises

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Simulations for real-time project decision-making

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360-degree view and a capstone project to apply Project Lifecyle Management skills

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Interact & network with top professionals in your batch

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Explore real-world actionable insights & learn with experienced peers

Note: The numerical programme highlights presented above are approximate, and they will be confirmed closer to the programme start.

Who is this Programme for?

This high-impact programme is best suited for mid and senior-level executives who want to drive strategic initiatives with a project-oriented approach and must have direct or indirect experience of working on/managing projects, while looking to:

  • Switch project management domains or prepare for a more prominent and challenging role in Strategic Project Management

  • Make a shift from executing projects to driving project portfolio for business growth

  • Align projects to their organisation's strategic goals to drive change and business transformation

  • Drive innovation with the use of in-demand, agile, and change management techniques

  • Develop their leadership skills to effectively manage projects through its life cycle

  • Become adept at making strategic decisions and effectively managing projects and teams

Eligibility: Graduate (10+2+3) OR Diploma (10+2+3) from AICTE or UGC approved University with a minimum of 9 years of work experience and a minimum of 50% in Graduation/Post Graduation as on March 30, 2024. The candidate should be currently working.

Past Participant Testimonials

All lectures were excellent and informative. The theory, case studies etc., in all the lectures were incredibly useful. The best part is that all the content and fundamentals discussed during the clas...
Wagish Singh
Project Manager, Tata Technologies Ltd.
The programme was well structured and conducted systematically, covering all topics planned at the start of the course. That itself is an achievement. I have benefitted from the presented case studies...
Arunava Chakraborty
Gas Turbine Controls Project Architect, GE Power

Past Participant Profiles

Work Experience
Top Industries
  • IT Services

  • Banking & Finance

  • Consulting

  • Healthcare

  • Others*

*Others include Construction, FMCG, Retail, and Telecommunication, amongst others.

Top Job Titles
  • Head - Project Management

  • Vice President Operations

  • Sr. Project Portfolio Manager

  • Senior Tech Manager

  • Technical Project Manager

  • SAP Solutions Architect

Top Companies

Note: All product and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.

IIM Calcutta Programme Certificate

IIM Calcutta Programme Certificate

Participants will be awarded a completion certificate and the IIM Calcutta Executive Education Alumni Status on successful completion the course. Successful completion of the programme will require a participant to:

  • Have an overall attendance of at least 75% and

  • Obtain no more than two “Poor” grades in the whole programme. Failure to take an examination will result in the participant getting an “incomplete” status, and no certificate will be awarded to the participant.


  • The certificate shown above is for illustrative purposes only and may not be an exact prototype of the actual certificate.

  • IIM Calcutta reserves the right to change the certificate and specifications without notice.

Programme Directors

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Prof. Megha Sharma

Professor, Operations Management

Prof. Megha Sharma has done her PhD from IIM Ahmedabad and B.Tech. Civil Engineering (Gold Medallist), MNIT Jaipur. She has more than 13 years of experience in business and ma...

iimc-apspm-faculties-Prof-Sudhakara Reddy
Prof. Sudhakara Reddy

Associate Professor in the Finance & Control area of IIM Calcutta

Prof. Sudhakara Reddy has done his PhD in the area of Finance from IBS Hyderabad. He was a visiting scholar at the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, New York,...

Note: Recordings from live sessions will be available only to the absentees (on request) till three weeks after the live session is conducted, based on the discretion of the Programme Directors/ Faculty.

Programme Modules


  • Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/ modified/ adapted to fit the participant profile & programme hours.

  • The programme curriculum includes individual assignments, simulations, group projects & presentations to apply and demonstrate classroom learnings.

  • Campus visit dates- June 20 to 23, 2024 (check-in on June 19th evening & check out on June 23rd afternoon).

Real-world Insights

Note: Listed above are a few indicative case studies and the programme will include additional case studies specially curated by the faculty.

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate the impact of organisational structure and culture on project success.

  • Assess and manage project risks proactively to minimize negative impacts.

  • Develop effective project financing strategies to support project execution.

  • Gain a 360-degree view on project leadership in the 21st century!

  • Develop and implement project monitoring and problem-solving strategies to identify and resolve issues promptly.

  • Implement effective communication strategies to keep stakeholders informed, engaged, and aligned throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in crafting and implementing strategic project portfolios aligned with organizational goals.

Pay Later - Finance Options

Programme Fee

Course Fee + 18% GST

Maximum Loan Amount Available

Tenure (months)


INR 3,87,000

INR 4,56,660

INR 4,33,827


INR 16,040


  • The above EMI's are indicative. The EMI's offered by each of the loan providers might vary from the above figures, depending upon tenure and loan amount to be disbursed.

  • Other EMI tenures available (Months): Propelld: 6/12/18/24/30/36/42/48

IIM Calcutta Executive Education Alumni Status

Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will receive the prestigious IIM Calcutta Executive Education Alumni Status. Participants become alumni of IIM Calcutta Executive Education with the following benefits:

  • LDP participants who complete the programme successfully become the Alumni of IIMC Executive Education, which currently has 27000 members

  • LDP Alumni are given an email-id in the IIM Calcutta domain.

  • LDP Alumni can register in the IIM Calcutta Alumni portal either with this email-id or with their personal email-ids. The IIM Calcutta Alumni portal is a common platform for Alumni of all programmes of the Institute to interact with each other and stay connected with the Institute.

  • The Institute shares newsletters, important news and articles about the Institute and its activities, the achievements of the Institute's faculty, staff, students and alumni, upcoming events and programmes etc., on the portal.

  • Alumni can post their achievements, write about jobs or LIVE project opportunities for other alumni to see.

  • The IIM Calcutta alumni network can also be accessed on mobile phones through the mobile app.

  • Executive Education Alumni are entitled to a discount of 5% on the programme fee if they opt to do another LDP.

  • By using the different features of the IIM Calcutta portal, alumni across programmes can engage with each other in many meaningful ways. It is up to the alumni themselves to leverage the platform

Note: The Executive Education Alumni benefits mentioned here are subject to the discretion of the IIM Calcutta LDP Executive Education department.

Emeritus Career Services

  • 15 Recorded sessions and resources in the following categories: (Please note: These sessions are not live):

    • Resume & Cover Letter

    • Navigating Job Search

    • Interview Preparation

    • LinkedIn Profile Optimisation

  • Please Note:

    • IIM Calcutta or Emeritus do NOT promise or guarantee a job or progression in your current job. Career Services is only offered as a service that empowers you to manage your career proactively. The Career Services mentioned here are offered by Emeritus. IIM Calcutta is NOT involved in any way and makes no commitments regarding the Career Services mentioned here.

The Learning Experience

What is it like to learn with the learning collaborator, Emeritus? 

More than 300,000 professionals globally, across 200 countries, have chosen to advance their skills with Emeritus and its educational learning partners. In fact, 90 percent of the respondents of a recent survey across all our programs said that their learning outcomes were met or exceeded. All the contents of the course would be made available to students at the commencement of the course. However, to ensure the program delivers the desired learning outcomes, the students may appoint Emeritus to manage the delivery of the program in a cohort-based manner during the course period the cost of which is already included in the overall Course fee of the course.

A dedicated program support team is available 7 days a week to answer questions about the learning platform, technical issues, or anything else that may affect your learning experience.

Early registrations are encouraged. Seats fill up quickly!

Flexible payment options available.

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