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IIT Madras Invites Applications for Executive MBA Program (EMBA)

Modern business paradigms are more dynamic than any other time in the human history. To sail a business organization in this ever-changing environment, a manager needs to be equipped with deep functional and integrative perspective in both the local and global business settings.

Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) at Department of Management Studies (DoMS), Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) is a two-year degree program aimed at providing mid-career working professionals with such a functional and integrative perspective and imbibing contemporary management knowledge to lead a modern business organization.

EMBA is designed for blended weekend learning and enables working professionals to make a strategic investment in their careers while they continue to meet their job demands. Classes are held mostly over alternate weekends. The curriculum provides a three-pronged learning approach.

Recently, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has invited applications for an Executive MBA (EMBA) program that will help Middle and Senior Level Professionals enhance their careers. The applications were open from September 30, 2018. The Executive Master of Business Administration from the Department of Management Studies (DOMS), IIT Madras, was launched in 2018. This will be the Second batch of EMBA and can be pursued along with a regular career since classes will be held during mostly alternate weekends.

Industries are going through a massive evolution process with technology outbreaks both constructive and destructive, which makes it crucial for organizations to employ/retain the right resources and IIT Madras’s Executive MBA aims to meet these requirements, said a release from the Chennai-based Institute.

The statement added says, “Another key concern would be to try and balance the young tech-savvy Next Gen and Millennial resources with the experienced existing employees. The Executive MBA program aims to meet these requirements.”

Professors R P Sundarraj and R K Amit, Faculty Coordinators of the program said, “With over 50 years of experience and expertise in imparting management education, exploring leading-edge research and conducting specialized training, IIT Madras is uniquely positioned and carved a niche for itself in the business and academic worlds.”

They added, “DoMS, IIT Madras is one of the leading centers of management research and teaching in India. The EMBA program draws its strength from the DoMS faculty who have been involved in high impact research and teaching in the frontier areas of management.”.

With its pragmatic curriculum and students with diverse industry background and ranging work experiences, the EMBA program is the right platform for experiential learning the convenient way.

One of the students, Dr. Ajitesh Radhakrishnan IRS, Deputy Commissioner (Admin), Goods and Services Tax (GST), Chennai-Outer Commissionerate, said, “The EMBA course offered by IIT-Madras is unique in the sense that it is both comprehensive and hands-on. The faculty with their vast experience and solid academic footing are very mature in their handling of the course requirements and dedicated in their attitude to impart the intended skills. The infrastructure in place is impeccable.”

EMBA program equips mid-career working professionals with:

• Deep functional and broad industrial domain knowledge
• Integrative perspective of boundary-spanning business decisions
• Leadership traits to contribute to a global business setup
• EMBA Program prepares participants with business competencies, enriches them with multidimensional
perspective and empowers participants with the strategic ability to enact leadership roles.

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