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It gives me immense pleasure to introduce the 2021-22 batch of the one year full-time Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP) of IIM Indore.The 2021-22 batch of EPGP comprises of a distinct group of 57 high calibre well-experienced professionals from varied backgrounds, functional roles, and industries. On its mission to be a contextually-relevant business school with world-class academic standards, IIM Indore is committed to excel in management education and to prepare professionals for transformational leadership roles in the industry. Our endeavor for the EPGP program is no exception in this regard. EPGP is an intensive one-year residential program specially designed for experienced professionals to enhance knowledge, skills, and business capabilities essential for managing and leading organizations. The program carefully knits together all aspects of business and general management concepts,management philosophies, and varied academic theories. The curriculum of EPGP is a prudent mix of participant centric case-based learning, international immersion program, analytics workshops, industry consulting module, and guest lectures. This intensive one-year program helps participants to gain the knowledge and skills required to excel in today’s fast-changing corporate environment. This programme aims to equip participants with necessary skills to innovate solutions for the disruptive nature of the business environment. I am confident that the EPGP class of 2021-22 will impress you with their management skills, expertise, and leadership qualities.I look forward to your gracious participation in this year’s recruitment process.

Prof. Himanshu Rai
Director
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I am pleased to invite your esteemed organization to be a part of the Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP) placement process at IIM Indore. This program prepares professionals with a minimum of 5 years of work experience for mid and senior-level management positions. Participants are admitted through a competitive admission process, which ensures a high level of competence and motivation. The program attracts a diverse range of participants bringing experience from varied industries, verticals, functional roles, and geographies. This diversity enriches the classroom discussions and develops the participants with a holistic outlook towards the business environment. Thus, the program's structure efficiently utilizes participants' past work experience and further transforms them according to the industry's expectations. The curriculum for the program is designed based on inputs from various stakeholders. The diverse exposure provided to the participants during the program enables the participants to reflect on their past work experience and envisage new business roles and responsibilities. IIM Indore's endeavours toward achieving global quality standards are also recognized by international agencies like AMBA, AACSB, and EQUIS. The EPGP class of 2021-22 also receives the same quality inputs and exposure. Continuous improvements in the program delivery and content keep it relevant for global business requirements. The program not only inculcates the apt skills pertinent to the modern business environment but also disseminates a deeper understanding of the foundations of business management. I am sure that the EPGP participants are worthy of earning leadership positions in the industry and will prove to be valuable assets for the recruiting firms.

Prof. Prabin Panigrahi
EPGP Chair
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At IIM Indore, our constant endeavour is to be a contextually relevant business school with world-class academic standards that helps develop future business leaders and the next generation of entrepreneurs. IIM Indore has been accorded accreditation by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), UK-based Association of MBAs (AMBA), and US-based Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). This triple crown marks the culmination of years of hard work put in by our institute, with a single-minded determination to be a world-class institution that aspires to global benchmarks to contribute to nation-building. The featuring of EPGP in the top 100 of FT Global MBA Ranking 2021 is the validation of our relentless efforts to bring out the best in each EPGP candidate. It gives me immense pride to introduce the IIM Indore 2021-22 batch of the one-year full-time Executive Post-Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP). To cater to the growing demand from the industry for well-experienced professionals with high-calibre managerial skills, IIM Indore started its one-year full-time EPGP program in 2009. Over the past ten years, we have observed that our students have proved their merit in the industry, and it is our constant endeavour to upgrade our course offerings in terms of industry requirements. The participants of EPGP gain real-world insights into business models, management philosophies, and varied academic theories through a rigorous curriculum that includes contemporary participant-centric pedagogies and case-study teaching methods. This unique approach has helped them to excel in today’s fast-changing business environment. The customized segments of the program like the industry consultation module, international immersion, and analytics workshops ensure that our participants are more than adequately equipped and empowered with knowledge and skillsets to have a competitive advantage in the volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous business environment. The current batch of EPGP participants comprises a diverse group of high-calibre participants from varied backgrounds, functional roles, and industries. The average experience of the batch is about nine years. The 2021-22 batch of 57 EPGP participants represent various industries, including manufacturing, IT & ITES, oil & gas, energy, FMCG, retail, automobile, banking, consulting, healthcare, telecom, education, and public sector enterprises. I am confident that the EPGP class of 2021-22 will impress you with their management skills, expertise, and leadership qualities.

Prof. Aditya Billore
Placement Chair