Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kozhikode organizes induction ceremony for its 1st batch of Executive Post Graduate Programmme (EPGP), for the academic session 2013-2015.

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IIM-Kozhikode Organizes Induction for EPGP Batch of 2013-2015

Mumbai: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kozhikode has organized its induction ceremony for its 1st batch of Executive Post Graduate Programmme (EPGP), for the academic session 2013-2015.It was organized on Saturday i.e. on 6th April 2011, a total of 117 students including 18 women students were inducted. 

The EPGP 2013-15 batch at IIM-Kozhikode is dominated by engineers. It has enrolled students with an age of 30 years where students as young as 24 years are selected. The class comprise of students with a maximum work experience is 7.5 years with a minimum of 2 years. Among all the IIMs, IIM-Kozikode is the only to have an internationally accredited executive management education programme. In the induction, students were briefed on different approaches and pedagogies of teaching and learning. In addition, the induction programme is expected to offer students with opportunities to test out their existing strategies; also a few require refinement through different teaching methodologies based on simulations and case studies. 

The course involves high level of rigorous teaching methodology enabling the participants to migrate to higher levels of hierarchy with ease. The enrolment of the students for the two-year part time EPGP course was done on the basis of their Executive Management Aptitude Test (EMAT), graduation marks, work experience and performance in personal interview. 

The programme is designed for graduates with a minimum of two years of experience in supervisory/managerial/administrative and/or technical roles including services, manufacturing, KPO/BPO, Government, and any other organized sector.The EPGP comprises of two batches, the evening and the weekend batch. The classes commences from Sunday, April 7, 2013 for the weekend batch and Monday, April 8, 2013 for the evening batch.

- By Raihan Hassan
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