Frequently Asked Questions

While specialised knowledge remains essential, success in global business demands a broader perspective. You will need the following skills to stand apart:

  • Think globally: Understand the nuances of diverse markets, cultures, and regulatory environments, enabling you to tailor strategies effectively.
  • Lead international teams: Navigate cultural differences, foster collaboration, and drive performance across borders.
  • Identify global opportunities: Spot emerging trends and untapped potential in new markets, expanding your organisation's reach.
  • Manage complex global operations: Oversee supply chains, logistics, and international partnerships with confidence.

The Executive Programme in Global Business Management will equip you with these crucial skills, preparing you to thrive in a dynamic and interconnected global business environment.

The program equips you with the essential skills and knowledge to excel in global business management:

  • Strategic Decision-Making: Learn to assess global business risks, analyse complex data, and make informed decisions that drive growth and profitability.
  • Adapting to Change: Understand the evolving nature of global business models and develop the agility to adapt strategies in response to new trends and disruptions.
  • Leading with a Global Vision: Develop the ability to articulate and implement a compelling vision that aligns teams across borders and cultures.
  • Navigating Ethical Challenges: Examine the ethical dimensions of global business and learn to make responsible decisions that uphold corporate values and social responsibility.
  • Leading Diverse Teams: Master the art of cross-cultural leadership, fostering collaboration, motivation, and high performance in diverse teams across the globe.
  • Understanding Global Markets: Analyse global customer behaviour, competitive landscapes, and market dynamics to identify opportunities and develop effective go-to-market strategies.
  • Financial Acumen for Global Success: Gain a deep understanding of financial principles, international accounting standards, and their impact on the bottom line in a global context.

By developing these comprehensive management skills, you'll be well-prepared to take on global business management roles and drive success in a complex and dynamic global business environment.

Programme related

This program offers a unique blend of academic rigour, practical experience, and global perspective:

  • Prestige of IIM Calcutta: Earn a certification from IIM Calcutta, India's only triple-accredited business school and a member of the prestigious CEMS Global Alliance in Management Education.
  • Immersive Learning Experience: Engage in a dynamic learning journey with case studies, assignments, a capstone project focused on global business challenges, and enriching campus visits.
  • Expert Faculty and Industry Leaders: Learn from renowned IIM Calcutta faculty and seasoned industry professionals who bring real-world insights and expertise in global business management.
  • Exclusive Alumni Network: Join the esteemed IIM Calcutta Executive Education alumni community, gaining access to a powerful network of global business leaders.
  • State-of-the-Art Learning Platform: Experience TalentSprint's award-winning Pracademic platform, an interactive, AI-powered platform that optimises your learning journey.
  • Peer Learning with High-Achievers: Collaborate and network with a diverse group of ambitious peers from around the world, sharing insights and expanding your global perspectives.

This unique combination of factors creates an unparalleled learning experience that will prepare you to excel in global business management roles.

This program is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in global business management roles. Upon completion, you will be able to:

Professional Growth:

  • Holistic Business Understanding: Develop a deep comprehension of the interconnected functions within global organisations, from finance and marketing to operations and supply chain.
  • Enhanced Leadership Capabilities: Gain the managerial acumen and strategic thinking skills required to address complex global business challenges and drive growth.
  • Expanded Knowledge Base: Acquire in-depth knowledge of international business strategies, cross-cultural leadership, and global market dynamics.

Transformational Impact:

  • Effective Global Team Leadership: Lead diverse teams across borders and cultures, inspiring collaboration and achieving high performance in a global context.
  • Driving Innovation: Foster a culture of innovation and change within your organisation, adapting to global trends and emerging technologies.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Build strong partnerships and effectively collaborate with colleagues across various business functions to achieve strategic objectives.

Overall, the Executive Programme in Global Business Management will empower you to make a significant impact on your organisation's global success, preparing you for a fulfilling career in international business leadership.

  • Early and mid-career professionals looking to transition to global management roles.
  • Senior experienced professionals aiming for leadership roles in a global context.
  • Functional specialists interested in developing a broad understanding of global business strategies.
  • Entrepreneurs aiming to expand their businesses internationally or collaborate with global partners.

The programme will be taught by the esteemed IIM Calcutta Faculty. To meet your future mentors, visit here

The programme will be delivered in an interactive online format, retaining effectiveness while maintaining safety. The format uniquely combines the benefits of an in-class programme with the flexibility and safety of online learning.

  • Synchronous programme delivery by expert faculty
  • Interact and get doubts answered by faculty
  • Peer learning through working in groups with other participants
  • Support from mentors for projects
  • Re-attend classes through recorded archives
  • Access videos easily with searchable and indexed video archives
  • Learn from the comfort and safety of your home
  • Office hours with one-on-one mentor support

Your peers will be managers, aspiring leaders or entrepreneurs interested in strengthening their decision-making and global business management capabilities.

You will get access to TalentSprint’s career accelerator program designed to empower and guide you toward professional success.

Yes, participants of this programme get an Executive Education Alumni status of IIM Calcutta, one of the top two ranked B-Schools in Asia.

The programme format with LIVE Interactive Sessions, capstones, business simulation and case study analysis enables a conducive environment to network with your peers in the cohort. Most participants can continue to network even after the cohort by using the alumni portal.

As an Institution of National Importance, IIM Calcutta enjoys autonomous status under the MHRD. This program is a fully approved certificate program offered through IIM Calcutta's Executive Education.

All participants are required to execute, before the start of the program, an agreement that consists of the standard programme Terms and Conditions. It has the following components:

  • Part A: Etiquette and Platform Rights
    Classroom Etiquette & General Policy Guidelines
    Tools and Platforms in Use
    Tools and Platforms: Terms of Use
  • Part B: Honor Code
  • Part C: Certification
  • Part D: Programme Fee, Refund, and Termination Policy

Eligibility and Selection Process

Candidates will be selected based on the details of Education, work Experience, and a statement of purpose submitted along with the application.

A Relationship Manager will be assigned to the applicant, who will gather all the necessary information and represent his/her candidature to the selection committee for review. The profiles will be sent to IIM Calcutta for selection.

Education: Any Bachelor/Master’s degree in any discipline with a minimum 50% marks

Experience: Professionals with a minimum experience of 2 years can apply

Join in these easy steps:

  • Share your details and apply for the programme
  • Submit all the necessary documents
  • The programme selection committee will evaluate your candidature
  • Upon selection, complete your enrollment and join the programme

Programme Content

Module 1: Introduction to global business management

  • Globalisation and its Impact
  • Identifying market opportunities and challenges

Module 2: Economic Principles for Global Business

  • Micro and Macro Economics
  • Indian Economy
  • Economics for special Economic Zone
  • International Economy

Module 3: International Marketing

  • Marketing, Sales and Distribution
  • Product Development
  • International Marketing

Module 4: Global Business Strategy

  • Business Strategy
  • Global Market and Entry-Exit Strategies
  • ESG Frameworks for Global Businesses

Module 5: Global Finance & Accounting

  • Fundamentals of Accounting and Corporate Finance
  • International Finance

Module 6: Organisational Behaviour & HRM

  • HRM Fundamentals
  • Global HRM
  • OB Fundamentals
  • Leadership in Global Environment

Module 7: Digital Transformation

  • Digital Transformation
  • AI Applications
  • Digital Marketing

Module 8: Business Analytics

  • Business Analytics

Module 9: Managing Global Business Challenges

  • Global Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Understanding Legal and Regulatory Challenges
  • Communication challenges and ethical issues

Schedule and Details

The programme starts in December 2024.

It is a 12 months programme comprising of

  • Two campus visits of 3 days each to IIM Calcutta
  • Live Interactive Sessions by IIM Calcutta Faculty on weekends.
  • Best-in-class Self-learning Content, Case Studies, Business Game Simulation, Quizzes and Assignments

The programme will be delivered through faculty-led interactive live sessions on TalentSprint’s ipearl.ai. These online sessions will be held at a schedule convenient for working professionals. Participants will be able to interact with the faculty through video, audio, and chat. They will also be able to chat with fellow participants of the programme during online sessions.

As per the programme norms, participants have to maintain at least 75% of attendance during the programme. Going by the curriculum, it is recommended that participants maintain attendance for enriched learning. In the event of unavoidable circumstances, if any, one can access the recorded lectures on our platform to cover up for the missed sessions.

The programme includes continuous formative and summative assessments. The final scores will be determined based on the sum of scores of various assessments.

Yes, participants are required to have their laptops.

Reading material (pre/post session) will be shared regularly through the Online Learning Management System. The access will be available for 1 year from the date of the commencement of the programme.

A certificate of successful completion is provided upon completion of all requirements of the programme. All examinations and evaluations related to the certification are carried out by IIM Calcutta.

Programme Fee

For programme fee-related details, please visit Fee page

Yes, flexible EMI options are available that enable you to pay the programme fee in instalments. Please reach out to your RM to know about the details of the schemes available.

For scholarship-related details please visit Fee page. You can also reach out to your RM for more details.

No, the application fee is non-refundable.

No. The programme fee is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstances.

Professionals have multiple options for funding.

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Self-funded: Based on our experience of enabling 3000+ professionals who have participated in our executive programs, self-funding is the most preferred option with over 80% choosing this.

Three key reasons why professionals opt for it:

  • Freedom: To opt for a programme of their choice, at a time of their choice, with an institution of their choice and not be restrained by the organization’s policy.
  • Flexibility: To pursue greater career opportunities well even beyond their current employer or to nurture their entrepreneurial ambitions.
  • Funding: Access to flexible EMI schemes. We have also observed that the commitment levels were higher among self-funding participants.

About the Platform

iPearl.ai (Interactive Platform for Experiential and Remote Learning) is created by TalentSprint’s engineering team led by our Chief Technology Officer, an IIT Kanpur alumni. The platform integrates best-in-class open source technologies and SaaS services and perfected them over the last seven years.

When this platform was built, we intended to offer it to our partners and customers for digital learning and delivery. Since 2013, the platform has been extensively used by IIM Calcutta, Indian Institute of Sciences, IIT Kanpur, IIIT Hyderabad and IIT Hyderabad, and many more of our customers and partners. More than 300,000 students have used this platform, which is reputed for user experience, quality, and scale.

This feature-rich platform has become so popular that some of our partners are now using it for their academic needs.

The tried and tested direct-to-device platform enables 24 x 7 learning for its users. Some key benefits of the platform are:

  • Intuitive student experience through a user-friendly LMS
  • Seamless faculty experience through state-of-the-art Studios
  • Highly Interactive Online Classes
  • Effective group/peer learning/projects through Breakout Rooms
  • Proctored Online Assessments with detailed analysis
  • Insightful Reports on student engagement and performance
  • Flexible integration with other components, as needed

A comparative study of iPearl.ai against Canvas, Impartus, Moodle, Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom was conducted. Features in the following categories were compared:

  • Instructor-led Learning
  • Self-paced Learning
  • Assessments/Evaluations
  • User Experience
  • Customer Support
  • Scalability and Performance
  • Integration and Customization
  • Others

Do not worry. In case you miss a session, you will be given access to view the recorded version of the session soon.

  • An internet-connected device, Computer/Laptop/Tablet/Smartphone, is enough to access the platform.
  • Web camera and Mic with necessary power backup will be needed for proctored online assessments.

Others

  • EQUIS, AMBA & AACSB Accreditation
  • #4 in NIRF B-School Rankings
  • #2 in Asia for B schools
  • Global Alumni Network

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta was established as the first national institute for Post Graduate Studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in November 1961, in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, The Ford Foundation, and the Indian Industry. Over the years, IIM Calcutta has grown into a mature institution with a global reputation, imparting high-quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalizing Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level Programmes, Executive Training Programmes, and Research and Consulting Activities. For more information please visit the IIM Calcutta website.