IIT Madras Includes ‘International Immersion Learning’ to its Executive MBA Program

  • Designed for Working Professionals, it balances classic management theories with exposure to contemporary practices such as Competitive Intelligence, Analytics for Business, Digital Marketing, with the last date to apply being 19th October 2023

The Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) has included an ‘International Immersion Learning’ component to its Executive MBA Programme for working professionals.

The core focus of the International Immersion Learning programme is on Global Leadership and Cultural Intelligence. Under this initiative, several students from the ’23 and ’24 batches of the Executive MBA Programme attended a 9-day immersion programme at IÉSEG School of Management in two countries and three locations – Brussels in Belgium and Paris, Lille in France.

The program included classroom sessions to get a thorough understanding of global cultures and how business is done in a region with a complex socio-cultural setup like Europe.

Students got a front seat view to the innovation and research centre in Decathlon, a glimpse into the workings of one of Europe’s most renowned startup incubators, a peek into the Ports de Lille (France’s Largest Inland River Port) to get a thorough grounding to France’s Transportation Network, an understanding of the complex dynamics of the European governance by members of the European Parliament and other key representatives of the European Commission, with a final touch of a socio-cultural experience in a typical French household – a soiree!

DoMS is now calling for applications for the next batch with the last date to apply being 19th October 2023. Interested candidates can apply on the website of the DoMS.

This two-year program comprises a rigorous, practice-oriented curriculum, including three projects that utilise the application of theoretical concepts to live business problems. The USP of the EMBA program is to offer state-of-the-art knowledge that is in sync with the industry requirements in domains such as digital economy, global strategy and Industry 4.0 technologies.

The EMBA program focuses on diverse areas including core management concepts and its application to real world challenges, integrated ideas across business domains, global perspectives and analytical, digital embeddedness in decision processes.

The eligibility for Admissions includes a 60 per cent and above in Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline, a minimum of three years of Work Experience and selection through an Entrance Examination and a Virtual Personal Interview conducted by DoMS.

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