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IIM Ahmedabad - Senior Management Programme (SMP)

IIMA's Senior Management Programme equips bright individuals with General Management perspectives and thinking skills.

Programme Start Date : 27 Oct, 2023

Course Duration : 12 Months

Last Date to Apply : 31 Aug, 2023

Course Fees

8,15,000 + GST

Delivery Mode

Nearest VC Classroom

Class Schedule

Every Saturday 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Technological Partner


Alumni Status

IIM Ahmedabad

Campus Immersion

Thrice a year (4 days each)

Course Overview

IIM Ahmedabad (IIMA) has been consistently ranked as the premier management school in the country by several national agencies. IIMA programmes are also ranked highly in several international rankings. In 2008, IIMA became the first management school in the country to be awarded EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) accreditation by the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development).

At IIMA, innovation lies at the base of every programme and the aim is to cater the best, to the best, from the best. Currently SMP- Batch-9 is open for admissions.

The IIMA’s Senior Management Programme equips bright individuals with General Management perspectives and thinking skills. It delivers a high value through a blend of intensive and on Campus learning and immersive HD Virtual Classroom interactions. The programme covers functional areas of management, its source disciplines and builds on the experience of the participants, helping them understand the underlying concepts, paradigms and theories of management. The programme builds on the experience of participants who could not find time due to their personal and career commitments early on, to have undergone a top notch programme in management, but who have been learning and adding to their skills and competencies while working. It helps understand how the various management functions contribute to effective leadership, decision making, strategy, and organization of the business. Taking high quality experience as given the programme creates an environment in which participants learn from each other as well.

Course Highlights

IIM Ahmedabad has designed SMP for working professionals-

  • To equip experienced managers with proven leader ship, with the concepts, paradigms, and underlying management theories that are critical for senior-level positions.
  • To develop perspective required to take strategic decisions and lead high-performing organizations such as formulating new strategies, organizational design and change management, driving results, mergers and acquisitions, operational excellence, sustainability, managing interfaces with the public, media, and government.
  • To prepare visionary leaders that are able to anticipate the future and guide their organizations to high growth paths.

Key Benefits

  • Academically rigorous. It inculcates reflection and self-study of concepts through intense collective 360-degree learning
  • Opportunity to network and learn from the fellow participants who are achievers with their rich experience and diversified backgrounds
  • 3 visits to IIMA campus of 4 days each, to constitute 12 days of in campus learning (will be decided as per government norms due to covid19)
  • Certification from a premier institution.
  • Learning from some of the best faculty. IIMA pedagogy of bringing problem situations to the classroom through cases.
  • Successful candidates will be Awarded with IIMA Alumni Status


Education - Graduation from a recognized University.

Experience - 10 years of minimum work experience is required to apply.

Selection Criteria

Working professionals/self-employed (Graduates) with minimum work experience of 10 years, and who have done well and now aspire to take a leap and lead the next level of senior management functions


Participants would be selected on the basis of assessment of their work experience, academic background and motivation to do the programme as demonstrated in the application form.

Course Modules

  • Accounting and Financial Analysis, Costing, Management Control Systems
  • Business and Law
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Financial Markets and Risk
  • Corporate Governance, Ethics and CSR
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Digital Business, Marketing and AIML
  • Operations and Supply Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategy
  • Risk & Quality Management
  • Analytics for Business
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IIM Ahmedabad shall carry out the examination and evaluation required for certification. Participants will receive certificate from IIM Ahmedabad upon successful completion of programme

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Date & Fees

Fee Particulars Amount (in )
Application Fee 2,000 + GST
Total Course Fee 8,15,000 + GST

Application Fees is non-refundable and GST is currently 18% and applicable on all components of Fees.

* GST will be charged extra on these components, at present, it is @18%.

No. of Installments - 4 Installments
Instalment No. Amount (in )
Installment 1 2,03,750
Installment 2 2,03,750
Installment 3 2,03,750
Installment 4 2,03,750
Timeline and Dates
Last date to apply 31-Aug-2023
Programme Commencement 27-Oct-2023


The pedagogy will be highly interactive. It will leverage use of technology. It will consist of a judicious blend of lectures, real life case studies, quizzes and assignments.

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