TimesPro, IIM Visakhapatnam collaborate to launch Executive Certificate Programme in Advanced Strategic Management

January 2023, Visakhapatnam: TimesPro and the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Visakhapatnam have launched the Executive Certificate Programme in Advanced Strategic Management to build learner competencies in developing and executing strategies that help strengthen organisational communication and mitigate risks.

The 12-month Executive Certificate Programme in Advanced Strategic Management will empower working professionals to analyse environmental factors and help organisations to get a sustainable and competitive edge by using analytical tools to drive change. Professionals participating in the programme will equip themselves with unique skills to improve their management and leadership decision-making capabilities. The programme would also help learners build skills to drive higher sales and improve productivity and profitability while boosting efficiency, increasing employee engagement, and initiating transformational processes within organisations.

The Executive Certificate Programme in Advanced Strategic Management 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 a three-day campus-immersive session for learners. It follows a proven pedagogy consisting of lectures, case-based discussions, and simulations. The programme will help learners vastly enhance their skillsets by learning subjects such as Business Strategies, Strategy Process, Resilience, Corporate Strategies, Functional Analysis, International Business, Leadership and Strategy, Corporate Governance and Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Digital Disruption and Innovation, etc.

Speaking at the announcement, Sunil Sood, Chief Business Officer, Executive Education, TimesPro, said, “We are extremely pleased to be associated with the Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam to offer the Advanced Strategic Management programme that will equip working professionals with strategic decision-making abilities. It will help them strategise and execute organisational objectives while building vital leadership competencies.”

Prof. Amit Baran Chakrabarti, Programme Director and Assistant Professor at IIM Visakhapatnam, said, “The Executive Certificate Programme in Advanced Strategic Management will help professionals integrate innovative practices and strategies towards organisational growth, ensure sustainability and boost profits. Learners will benefit from TimesPro’s best-in-class technology platform and gain vital insights and expertise from our faculty and industry experts.”

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.

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. IIM Visakhapatnam currently operates out of its state-of-the-art facility in the salubrious Andhra University campus in the ‘City of Destiny’, Visakhapatnam, as well as the permanent, full-fledged, word-class campus on approximately 241 acres of land in the vicinity of the upcoming green-field international airport in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The Institute has developed cutting-edge pedagogy and classroom infrastructure and is equipped with the latest digital technologies.

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.

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