XLRI launches unique programme for working professionals and entrepreneurs

While climbing up the step ladder of corporate life, the working professionals can now set their skills up with the newly launched programme ‘XLRI-PGCGM’ initiated by XLRI.

XLRI PG courseWith an intention to gratify the eagerness for more knowledge of working executives and entrepreneurs, XLRI has approached with a new initiative course; Postgraduate Certificate in General Management, which will assist the working executives to gain a post graduate certificate in General Management while working. The PG certificate is developed in a way that it does not hamper the career field of the working executives and entrepreneurs. In respect to encouraging the high-quality executive learning in India, United hands of XLRI Jamshedpur and Xavier Institute of Management and Research [XIMR] have decided to propose an exclusive PG course.

The Postgraduate Certificate Program will be taking place in suitable classroom surroundings in Mumbai. This course is available for the working executives of Mumbai and Pune. The duration of the PG programme is 11 months with 4 terms and consists 15 mandatory courses. The overall process of the interview will be taken by the faculties of XIMR and XLRI. The eligible candidates are the professional executives who have a prior working experience of minimum 2 years and as for the entrepreneurs; they must own their business for past 2 years. Additionally, the eligibility requires the candidates to have completed their graduation from a recognised University in any course.

Throughout the programme, the applicants will be getting a chance to learn General Management entirely. Such a thoughtful programme would facilitate the executives to expand their knowledge at both the levels i.e. theoretical and practical simultaneously. The course will be inaugurated in October 2017 followed by an orientation at XLRI, Jamshedpur. whilst, to make it suitable, all the classes will be taking place on weekends at XIMR, St. Xavier’s College Campus, Mumbai. The PG certificate will be honoured at the Annual Graduation Ceremony held at XLRI Campus in Jamshedpur.

In recent talks with press, Prof. Prantik Ray, the Program Coordinator at XLRI Jamshedpur had said, “The programme is to be overseen by the efficient and experienced faculty of both XLRI and XIMR. This proposed programme has been designed keeping in mind the working executives in Mumbai, Pune and other cities in Maharashtra.  The course will allow executives to pursue a rigorous schedule that helps them leverage classroom learning to their professional roles. Participants will develop a holistic General Management and Business Leadership perspective.”

Considering the fact, many working executives find it tough to cope up with study while working, this programme has been offered to lessen the stress related issues. The programme is expected to augment the Executive’s essential general managing outlook. Also, this would facilitate to boost up the skills and techniques required to run a business. The sessions will engross project-based courses, dissertation, group work, case methods, and assignments etc.

An Open House assembly was also held on 30th July at XIMR, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai in order to provide a clear vision of the programme to the interested executives and also explain the XLRI-PGCGM Programme.

To know more about the comprehensive details about the registration and PG Certificate, you can visit the official website.

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