IIM Calcutta PGPEX-VLM 2013 PG Diploma in Management for Executives

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta Diamond Harbour Road, Joka, Kolkata (Calcutta) – 700104, West Bengal, India Website: www.iimcal.ac.in Admissions PGPEX-VLM 2013-2014 Postgraduate Programme for Executive for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (PGPEX-VLM) The mission of the PGPEX-VLM is to develop future visionary leaders for the manufacturing sector in India so as to enhance the global competitiveness of our manufacturing sector. PGPEX-VLM is a unique program that fulfils the current industry’s growing demand for techno-managerial leaders who shape the neo-industrial revolution. Laden with latest management skills and cutting-edge technology knowledge, these vanguards are being readied for meeting the challenges offered by the new wave of business enterprises that thrive on information as they strive for the “Triple Bottom line”. This one year full time residential program has a built in manufacturing focus that helps to appreciate an industry’s metamorphosis in competitive times. The course is being conducted jointly by 3 premier institutes of India viz. IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur and IIT Madras. The course has been designed by these institutes in consultation with industry, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) and Ministry of HRD, Government of India. One year full time residential program Joint Program of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) and Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) in which each partnering institute teach their specialty in management education. All students must have an engineering degree Selection process involves short listing applicants on the basis of GMAT score, bio-data and essays, a management aptitude test and an interview conducted by the faculty members of 3 institutes and key industry experts. 36 weeks of classroom study, which includes lectures, case studies, tutorials, lab sessions, videos, individual and team assignments, guest lecture from Japanese faculty, industry experts and business leaders, totaling to 1057 interaction hours. 7 weeks of internship in industry along with 2–3 weeks of industry visit in Japan for studying Best Manufacturing Practices under the aegis of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The program has a proper balance of theoretical inputs and practical training to develop a high degree of leadership skill which would enable Indian companies convert manufacturing into a competitive weapon. The program introduces courses on Green Manufacturing, SAP ERP, and Breakthrough Management along with ISO9001 Lead Auditor Training. The program attracts promising engineers from the manufacturing and allied businesses, who have the potential for top management positions. The program aims to develop leadership and management skills, besides providing an impetus to cutting edge technology awareness and proficiency. Eligibility Graduate engineers with first division marks can apply. Self – sponsored candidates not in service should have minimum four – and – a half years to maximum 10 years of work experience in manufacturing, engineering and related sectors. Sponsored candidates and candidates on study leave need to have a minimum of four – and – a – half years of work experience. Education A First‐Class Graduate Engineers with First Division/ First Class Marks from SLC/ Madhyamik. Work Experience Self sponsored candidates, not in service ‐ Minimum 4½ (four and half) to maximum 10 (ten) years of work experience in manufacturing, engineering and related sector; holding responsibilities in production planning and control, research, design and development, quality control, plant engineering, maintenance, supply chain, construction etc. Sponsored candidates and candidates on study leave need to have minimum 4½ (four and half) years work experience only. In these cases, there is no upper limit of experience. The date of computation of the number of years of work experience shall be upto 28th February 2013 for the academic year 2013‐14 How to apply Http://programslive.iimcal.ac.in/pgpexvlm-0 for application form Important Dates Last date to apply : 30th November, 2012 Institute of Management Calcutta and payable in Kolkata : November 30, 2012, Friday Admission notification in National Dailies: 1st week of October 2012 Last date of submission of Application Form November 30, 2012, Friday Announcement of Short listed candidates for test & Interview : December 3, 2012, Monday Aptitude test and Interview at IIM Calcutta: December 30, 2012, Sunday Announcement of Final list of selected candidates: December 30, 2012, Sunday Last date of submitting: January 15, 2013, Tuesday Activation of waiting list, if required : January 21, 2013, Monday Registration for Admission from 11:30 a.m. at IIM Calcutta : April 1, 2013, Monday Commencement of Academic Session: April 3, 2013, Wednesday IIM Calcutta: April 1 to July 26, 2013 IIT Kanpur : July 29 to September 20, 2013 IIT Madras: September 23 to November 15, 2013 IIM Calcutta: November 18 to December 23, 2013 Industry Internship in India: December 30 to February 8, 2014 International Industrial Study Visit in Japan: February 15 to 26, 2014 Final Placement at IIM Calcutta for eligible students: February 27 to March 20, 2014