MBA & Leadership/Management Course

MBA & Leadership/Management Courses from Global Top Ranked Management Institutes for working professionals.

The biggest challenge for working professionals of today is to stay relevant and contemporary as far as their domain knowledge and skills are concerned. With management practices undergoing a paradigm shift due to the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous business scenario of today with high penetration of technology in all spheres, staying employable and building cutting edge competency for themselves is the biggest challenge being faced by today’s professionals. Thus there is a pressing need to enhance their competency which shall enable them to keep adding value for the businesses they are associated with.

It is with this in mind the initiative of imparting executive MBA/management training (long term as well as short term programmes) through academic partnership with premier B schools of the world (viz IIM C, IIM K, XLRI, IIM A, IIM L, INSEAD, Wharton School of Business, Stanford School of Business ) was undertaken by Times of India under the brand name of TSW. We at Ascend HR Solutions Pvt Ltd have partnered with Times Of India as a Channel Business Partner for this MBA/Management Training venture in Kolkata wherein online management education is imparted in a world class state-of-the-art facility located at RDB Boulevard (Regus Business Centre) at Salt Lake Sector V. The centre is supervised by a qualified Career Advisor and managed with utmost professional expertise.


XLRI Jamshedpur Postgraduate Certificate in Senior Leadership (Batch 04)

The senior management’s role is to keep a team focused and motivated. This would require effective communication of strategy, negotiation and the ability to influence team behaviour and manage team results. In a senior role, it’s crucial that one has the right blend of soft skills and a strategic mindset to achieve specific performance outcomes at one’s organisation. The PGCSL programme equips one with the critical skills to lead one’s organisation to success.


IIM Calcutta Executive Programme in Applied Finance


IIM Indore Certificate Programme in Project Management

Most projects, even at successful companies, tend to go over budget and take longer than anticipated time, even with formal training.

This project management certificate programme teach proven strategies and practical, hands-on tools to drive successful project outcomes.

You’ll learn the key components of selecting, initiating, planning, executing,controlling, evaluating and terminating projects.


IIM Calcutta Advanced Programme for Marketing Professionals Batch -11

The sales and marketing function at any organisation forms the back bone of the business. A proper and scientific approach to sales and marketing function not only makes the business viable and efficient but also makes the business reasonably immune to sudden and inevitable environmental changes. APMP is a one-year programme especially designed for sales and marketing professionals to hone their skills in the domain. It helps impart knowledge on both strategic and tactical challenges in sales and marketing of products and services.


IIM Calcutta Executive Programme in Operations Management (Batch-2)

Operations Management deals with management of resources in the production of goods and services. As a business strategy, operations management has been a key element in the improvement of productivity and quality, reducing costs and delivery times, and enhancing the value creation by firms. The competitiveness of the manufacturing and services has significantly contributed to the global economic growth.

In this course, we first review the processes and systems that affect the operations of firms. This is achieved through detailed analysis and description of different types of processes in production and service operations. Then, we discuss in detail the operational planning and control systems that enhance the competitiveness of firms. The objective of this course is to develop an understanding of the role of production and operations management in firms’ success.

The course equips managers and practitioners with the concept and practices of Operations Management in services and manufacturing sectors which will help develop an understanding of efficient and effective management of processes, resources and competencies. The programme has been designed to suit the requirements of managers involved in functional areas related to manufacturing, supply chain roles including design, sales and distribution, procurement, production, logistics and service delivery.


IIM Calcutta Senior Management Programme Batch -17

The Senior Management Programme (SMP) is IIM Calcutta’s longest-running, flagship management development programme running continuously for the last 16 years, a feat unmatched by any of its peers.

The oldest such programme in the country running its 17th Batch, SMP is a one-year immersive management education programme designed specifically for senior executives to:

(a) Equip them with analytical skills

(b) Enhance their existing functional competencies; and more critically,

(c) Transform them into strategic leaders.

Delivered through a cutting-edge online Interactive Learning (IL) platform, the programme comprises of interactive learning modules along with 10 days of in-Campus sessions at IIM Calcutta.

The Programme has been designed keeping in mind Senior and Middle-level managers with more than ten years of work experience. The Programme will be most useful for managers newly taking on (or likely to take on) senior management responsibilities, and for senior functional managers moving to general management roles. Practicing senior managers who wish to update themselves on contemporary management principles will also find this programme relevant.


IIM Calcutta Executive Programme in Strategic Human Resource Management (Batch 2)

Creating sustainable value through people is of strategic importance for most organisations. Contemporary pressures such as globalisation, rapid changes in technology and social norms, and increasing emphasis on corporate social responsibility make it imperative to take a strategic perspective on HRM issues, beyond the traditional administrative way of managing people. Most employers now recognise employees as a source of sustainable competitive advantage.

EPSHRM while recapitulating participants’ knowledge of the HRM domain at an operational level, seeks to build on it to develop a strategic perspective. The programme aims to equip middle and top level managers, both line managers and HR managers, with knowledge and skills to make HRM decisions to build and sustain competitive advantage.


IIM Kozhikode Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management for Working Professionals

The Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP) in Management for Working Professionals is a two-year programme comprising of 750 hours of classroom instruction delivered over an Interactive Learning (IL) platform, including 3 weeks of in-campus modules.

With a curriculum design that reflects the best of management theory and practice, the objective of the programme is to impart management education with a global outlook.

The programme will empower working executives and entrepreneurs seeking to stay invested in the knowledge economy and take their organisations to the next level.

The innovative curriculum and proven pedagogy will enable participants to leverage the knowledge and skills gained to enhance their performance in the real world.


XLRI Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management (PGCBM)

In today’s world, professionals across domains are expected to possess a sound knowledge and understanding of management skills in addition to their domain knowledge. The PGCBM programme has been designed with the objective of providing working professionals across various industries with an overview of fundamental management concepts, tools, and their application.


IIM Lucknow General Management Programme for IT Professionals

As an IT professional, your career may typically follow a linear growth trajectory as under :

The General Management Programme for IT Professionals from IIM Lucknow aims to rewrite the algorithm of growth in your career by programming you to imbibe and inculcate contemporary management principles for faster and better career development.


IIM Indore Certificate Programme in FinTech and Financial Blockchain

India is amongst the fastest growing FinTech markets in the world. The country is ranked highest globally in the FinTech adoption rate with China. Digital payments value of $65 billion in 2019 is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20%. To continue with this growth, the industry would need professionals who can navigate businesses effectively in this space.

Participants will learn about fundamental building blocks of financial technologies and real-world applications. They will critically understand and assess the future of financial services and FinTech through the technology and digital disruptions. The programme will examine payments, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain and how they contribute to the new-age transactions.


XLRI Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (PGCHRM)

In order to satisfy this thirst for knowledge, Xavier School of Management (XLRI), a name synonymous with professional Human Resource Management (HRM) education, has evolved this 12 months consolidated programme. PGCHRM is an intensive management education programme delivered via a state-of-the-art Virtual Interactive Learning (VIL) platform. The programme is ideal for practicing HR professionals and management executives desirous of a career in people management. It is designed to give participants a thorough understanding of the challenges posed in managing human resources for dynamic, success-driven organisations. The programme is aimed at transforming participants into sensitive leaders and strong team players. This is an opportunity for working professionals to upskill themselves without disengaging from their careers.


IIM Kozhikode’s Executive Management Development Programme (eMDP) on Disruption, Strategy and Business Models for Senior Professionals (DSBM)

Executive Management Development Programme (eMDP) on Disruption, Strategy and Business Models for Senior Professionals (DSBM), is a six-month programme offered by Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK), which is designed focused on disruptions taking place in businesses as a result of digitisation. Keeping a keen eye on the technological developments of the industry and competitors’ strategies along with being responsive to the changes is important for decision-makers to shield their organisation for any disruption. For the professionals and entrepreneurs who would like to create a disruptive business model based on an innovative product; the executive programme in Disruption, Strategy and Business Models for Senior Professionals incorporates IIM Kozhikode’s leadership in globalising Indian business practices, its deep expertise in entrepreneurship development and nurturing innovation.


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