IIM Calcutta - General Management Program for Accounting Professionals

This program is targeted at Chartered Accountants, Cost Accountants and Company Secretaries who aspire to make a career in the corporate sector and climb to the position of CFO / CEO. This program is oriented towards providing general management inputs to enable participants appreciate and understand the environment in which he/she operates. It has been designed to equip professionals with the knowledge and tools, which will enable them to broaden their business perspectives and help them take strategic decisions.

(Note: The last date has been extended due to the number of seats being increased keeping in mind the high interest of candidates.)

>> Program Benefits
. Develop competencies and skills essential for senior management roles
Impart contextual and functional knowledge of contemporary high quality management education
. Provide guidance to think through advanced business strategies in diverse competitive scenarios
. Provide leadership and direction
. Communicate effectively with subordinates, peers, and upper management.

>> Program Directors
Prof. Asish K. Bhattacharyya & Prof. Manju Jaiswall

>>Program Duration & Schedule
. The GMPAP program would be of 18 months duration.
. The classes will be offered on Monday & Tuesday 06.45 pm - 09.45 pm
. The Programme Orientation will be conducted on 2nd March 2009

>> Structure of the Program
The GMPAP is structured into two components:
Classroom Component: This component forms the core of this programme. Spread over 18 months, the IOL component consists of 450 instructional hours through the Interactive Onsite Learning Mode.

Project Component: Participants will work on a problem drawn from a medium / large size organization to demonstrate application of the concept. Expected involvement in this component would be around 200 hours.

>> Courses in the Programme
Term 1
Behavioural Sciences
Micro Economics
Marketing Management Fundamentals
Strategic Management
Managerial Statistics

150 Hours

Term 2
Management Information System
The Strategic Dimensions
Strategic Management
Macro Economics
Advanced Corporate Finance
International Business

150 Hours

Term 3
Financial Risk Management
Financial Statements Analysis and Business Valuation
Corporate Restructuring (Mergers & Acquisitions)
Strategic Planning of Human Resources Values
Global Competition and Strategy

150 Hours

Total Hours: 450
Project Hours: 60

>> Admission Requirements
Young professional accountants (CA or ICWA) and company secretaries.

>>Method of Instruction
The pedagogy will be highly interactive. It will leverage the use of technology. It will consist of a judicious blend of lectures, real life case studies, quizzes and assignments.

The sessions will be delivered on HughesNet Global Education interactive learning platform. The heart of the platform is a powerful user interface that enables large number of geographically distributed students to have a highly interactive one to one exchange with a central faculty. The system incorporates live broadcast video; two way audio and data interactivity to enable the students to watch and interact with the faculty live on their PC’s.

>> Evaluation
An examination will be held for every course. To complete the program successfully participants will need to pass in all subjects (including projects) and acquire a minimum of “average” grade (out of four grades, namely, “Excellent”, “Good”, “Average” and “Poor”). Candidates successfully completing the program will get a completion certificate and grade sheet from IIMC. Students will have the option to improve their scores by appearing for one more test at an extra cost

>> Registration Information
Application Closure : 5th March 2009 (updated)
Programme Orientation Date : 5th April 2009

>> Program Fees
For Indian Students
Application Fee Rs. 2,000/-
Programme Fee Rs. 2,50,000/-
Registration Fee Rs. 6,250/-
Total Fee Rs. 2,58,250/-

Books & Materials Fee will be charged extra, payable in favour of IIMC. Books Fee is Rs. 12,000/- (Rs. 6,000 per term).

Fee once paid is neither refundable nor transferable towards any other student/programme/batch.

>> Installment Structure
I 20th March 2009
II 15th May 2009
III 15th September 2009

Installment Amount INR Rs. 106250/- Rs. 75000/- Rs. 75000/-

>> Books & Material Fees
Books & Materials Fee will be charged extra, payable by demand draft in favour of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta.
Books Fee is Rs. 12,000/- (Rs. 6,000 per term).

For international students, carrying costs is charged extra.

>> Application Forms
Application form can be downloaded from:

Please also download and attach checklist:


Email: iim@indialearn.com

Candidates who have cleared CA Final can enroll before finishing internship as well.

>> Documents required for Application

1. CA/ICWA/CS Certificates
2. Proof of Current Employment - Letter from Company or Latest Pay Slip
3. Statement of Purpose (in about 200 to 250 words)
4. One Passport size photo pasted on the application form

(Note: Exceptions maybe allowed in rare cases to other candidates. Please send your resume to register@indialearn.com for evaluation)

Originals of mark sheets/certificates etc may not be submitted. Applicants will be required to show these whenever necessary.

If any information submitted by the applicants is not found to be true then and if they are selected and join the programme, then they will be summarily asked to leave the programme.

>> How to Apply
Before filling up the online Application Form please ensure that you follow the checklist above and have all necessary details & documents on hand.

Please Note:
. The Application Checklist is to be attached on top of the Application Form along with all requisite documents before submission.

. Incomplete application or False Information in the application is liable to be rejected.

. IIM Calcutta and HCIL reserve the right to foreclose applications depending upon exhaustion of seats.

Important Notes
- Fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.
-· Delay in bank loans etc will be individual's responsibility and no delay will be accepted on this account by HCIL / Institute
- No batch change is allowed under any circumstances and Institute’s decision will be final in this regard.
- Any delay in reaching the forms due to postal or any other reasons will be individual's responsibility
- Above is the net amount payable to HCIL.
- Other rules & regulations are part of the application form and are binding on the student.
- Any changes in program dates are subject to the discretion of the Institute and HCIL shall not be held liable for the same .