Kashipur, May 2, 2022: Indian Institute of Management Kashipur inaugurated its Executive Master of Business Administration (Executive MBA )in Analytics for the batch of 2022-24 at its Kashipur campus. Prof. Kulbhushan Balooni, Director, Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur, Chief Guest of the program, Mr. Manoj Nair, MD, Accenture India, and Mr. Anish Srikrishna, CEO, Times Professional Learning (marketing partner of the program) flagged off the Executive MBA program with an on-campus event.
The EMBA Analytics program, announced earlier this year, received a tremendous response, and 95 students were selected for the first batch. The EMBAA students have an average of nine years work experience across various industries, including ITES, IT, pharmaceuticals, infrastructure, and aviation, to name a few. Overall, women candidates contribute 20% of the batch with an average work experience of 101 months.
The program shall have 900 contact hours spread across six terms over 24 months. Each term is preceded by a Campus immersion and learning module. The first three terms comprise core courses, while the fourth, fifth, and sixth terms comprise core and elective courses. The courses introduce and equip the participant with analytics and management concepts.
Speaking at the event, Prof. Kulbhushan Balooni, Director, Indian Institute of Management Kashipur, said, “I am extremely proud to mention that IIM Kashipur is the first institute to foray into a two year MBA (Analytics) program. Building on this foundation and the massive numbers of applications received for this programme, we have launched the Executive MBA Analytics program to benefit the mid-career executives as well.
This program will create a sound understanding for learners by using data and technology to further their management and career goals.” This blended learning program will train aspirants in technical skills, business fundamentals, management practices, leadership and strategy, and contemporary skills specific to Business Analytics. In addition, it equips participants with the cross-functional skills required to succeed in Industry 4.0.
About IIM Kashipur:
The Indian Institute of Management Kashipur is a second-generation IIM set up by the Government of India in 2011. The strategic goals include improving the academic ecosystem; synergy between educational theory, practice, and research; promotion of innovation, entrepreneurship, and public service; empowerment of local stakeholders; the upliftment of economically challenged sections of the society; and gender diversity.
The institute fosters academic excellence through its Doctoral Program, MBA, MBA(Analytics) & Executive MBA programs, Executive Education, Executive/Management Developme Programs . IIM Kashipur is buoyant about its Centres of Excellence namely Design and Innovation Center (DIC), Foundation for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development (FIED) and Centre for Excellence in Public Policy and Governance (CoEPPG).