Increasing complexity in the corporate world is forcing the middle level and senior level executives to search for options that can give them significant edge. A doctoral programme or a Ph.D is the likely answer. But the big question today is “how does one obtain this qualification with a full time corporate job”.
IIM, Lucknow with its history of 30 years has now grown into a fully integrated Global Management School. Responding to the growing needs of industry vis-à-vis existing middle and senior executive talent, IIM Lucknow’s Noida campus has focused on mid career management education. It has launched several programmes tailer-made for executives who have substantial prior work experience, to prepare them for leadership roles in their organization and profession.
As a part of the mission of Noida campus in November 2012, IIM Lucknow announced the Executive fellow programme in Management (EFPM) for working professionals. The program is uniquely designed to meet learning aspirations of enthusiastic executives and teaching professionals, and will inculcate in them state-of-the-art research skills required for increased understanding of today’s complex business world while continuing to work. This is a doctoral level program and primarily aims at preparing students for career in management research, teaching and consulting.
IIM Lucknow’s a unique doctoral programme – Executive Fellow Programme in Management has been designed with these middle and senior executives from the corporate world in mind. This doctoral programme will help these corporate honchos who are aspiring to gain competency for rigorous research and also create an opportunity for alternate career option.
The objective of the programme at IIML is to prepare the students for careers not only in management research and teaching but also in management practice, consulting, training, and development in a formal setting while continuing to be engaged in their ongoing professions/businesses. The EEFM program is especially structured to meet learning aspirations of enthusiastic and enlightened executives and teaching professionals, and will inculcate in them state-of-the-art research skills required for increased understanding and knowledge of today’s complex business environment.
Specifically, the programme intends to:
Strike an ideal balance between management practice and theory that will give you the power to Advance in senior management, Initiate a consulting practice, and launch an academic career.
Encourage research relevant to address contemporary management issues in a rigorous but relevant way.
Develop theory and practice of management which addressee’s problems and issues in contemporary business world.