IIM Visakhapatnam launches 2-year Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) in collaboration with TimesPro

Learners will develop cross-functional skills and leadership qualities, develop analytical abilities & use data for strategic decision-making.

Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam has announced the launch of the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) for Working Professionals programme in technical collaboration with TimesPro, India’s leading Higher EdTech platform.

The two-year blended Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) for Working Professionals aims at enhancing the strategic, operational, and leadership skills of the participants. The programme will help them acquire and build holistic managerial competencies and understand management techniques to develop as organisational leaders. The programme will provide transformative learning experience conducive to gain strategic perspectives and hone innovative thinking. Learners will also get introduced to advance management concepts, business ethics, and data analytics for better decision-making.

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) for Working Professionals will be conducted via TimesPro’s state-of-the-art Interactive Learning (IL) platform and delivered in Direct-to-Device (D2D) mode. It also includes two in-campus modules of five days each at the world-class GRIHA-5 Star rated IIM Visakhapatnam campus. The programme will follow the proven pedagogy of a judicious blend of lectures, discussions, real-life case studies, role-plays etc. The programme will help learners vastly enhance their skillsets by taking courses in all domains – Production and Operations Management, Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Finance and Accounting, Decision Sciences, Marketing, Human Resources etc.

On the occasion, Prof. M Chandrasekhar, Director, IIM Visakhapatnam, said, “The EMBA programme will help participants to grow personally and professionally, contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of their organizations, and make a distinctive mark in their career. The hybrid model of teaching-learning process adopted in the programme will be a good symbiosis between technology and pedagogy, ensuring evenly paced, but intensive engagement for an impactful intellectual experience. In essence, the EMBA programme is an essential and valuable degree for executives preparing to lead their functions and organisations to higher levels of professional achievement and excellence.”

Speaking at the announcement, Sunil Sood, Chief Business Officer, Executive Education, TimesPro, said, “We are delighted to partner with IIM Visakhapatnam to offer the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) for Working Professionals to develop key management skills and gain key insights into business management practices. The MBA degree with IIM Visakhapatnam will equip learners to overcome career inertia and build strategic skillsets.”

About IIM Visakhapatnam Set up by the Government of India in September 2015, the Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam belongs to the prestigious IIM family of business schools. The Institute has developed cutting-edge pedagogy and classroom infrastructure and is equipped with the latest digital technologies in its word-class campus on approximately 241 acres of land in the vicinity of the upcoming green-field international airport in the ‘City of Destiny’, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

Composed of distinguished alumni of IIMs, IITs, and other premier institutions of India and abroad, the faculty at the IIM Visakhapatnam has impressive academic and research credentials. This cohort is complemented by visiting faculty and experts from the industry.

The Institute is constantly expanding its activity profile in scale and scope, offering distinctive academic and research programmes to meet the current and emerging opportunities in the industry and the government.

About TimesPro: TimesPro, established in 2013, is a leading Higher EdTech platform dedicated to empowering the career growth of aspiring learners by equipping them with skills to rise in a competitive world. TimesPro’s H.EdTech programmes are created to meet the rapidly changing industry requirements and have been blended with technology to make them accessible & affordable.

TimesPro offers a variety of created and curated learning programmes across a range of categories, industries, and age groups. They include employment-oriented early career programmes across BFSI, e-Commerce, and technology sectors; executive education for working professionals in collaboration with premier educational institutions like IIMs and IITs; and organisational learning and development interventions at the corporate level.

TimesPro also collaborates with India’s leading MNCs across varied sectors to provide upskilling and reskilling solutions to boost employability and create a robust workforce. TimesPro is a Higher EdTech initiative by the Times of India Group.

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