About the program

ISB PGPMAX is the new executive MBA program initiated by ISB. It its targeted towards senior executives with 10 to 25 years of experience. The program is designed for minimal disruption in work and the participants can get quality management education without quitting their jobs.


· Bachelors degree

· Minimum of 10 years of full-time work experience

Application Details

The Application Fee is INR 10000 or 200 USD

You can download the ISB PGPMAX Application Form here

Other application requirements

· Color photograph

· Latest resume

· Scanned copies of the documents listed in below

1. Passport copy

2. Bachelors degree mark sheets and certificate

3. Any other education mark sheet and certificate if applicable

4. Proof of income

5. Business card

6. GMAT, TOEFL/IELTS scores, if applicable

· Two evaluations from current/previous supervisors


Item Amount (INR) Amount (USD)
Admission Fee (non-refundable) 350,000 7,500
Tuition Fee (refund policy applies) 2,400,000 51,600
Total 2,750,000 59,100

Application Dates

Description Dates
Applications Open September 1, 2010
Round 1 Deadline October 31, 2010
Round 2 Deadline December 31, 2010
Round 1 Results Announced January 15, 2011
Round 2 Results Announced March 15, 2011

Essay Questions

1. What has been your most significant achievement to date? Please explain why you consider it to be so. (500 words)

2. What is your motivation to pursue a Post Graduate Program in Management for Senior Executives? (500 words max)

3. You have been asked to be a part of ISB’s PGPMAX admissions committee. What are the criteria for selection you would use to admit participants to this programme and why? (500 words max)

Program Structure

Pre Term Courses

· Quantitative Methods: An Online Introductory Course

· Financial Accounting: An Introductory Online Course

· Finance: An Introductory Online Course

· Spreadsheet Modeling

Basic Skills

· Uncertainty and Decision Making

· Accounting Information for Managers

· Management Accounting for Decision Making

· Economic Analysis for Managers

Core Courses

· Financial Decision Making for Managers

· Management of Organizations and Leading for Change

· Marketing Management

· Competitive Strategy

· Managing Global Operations

Advanced Courses

· Financial Strategies for Value Creation

· Capital Markets and Strategic aspects of Fund Raising

· Customer Focused New Product Development and Launch

· Pricing Products and Services for Profitability

· Competitive Marketing Strategy

· Strategic Alliances & Organizational Growth Strategies

· Stakeholder and Crisis Management

· Strategic Negotiations

· Innovation, Intrapreneurship and Entrepreneurship

· Using IT for Competitive Edge

· Building High Performance Teams & Talent Management

· Leaders and Sustainable Development

· Enterprise Risk Management

· Global and Emerging Market Strategies

International Immersion program

2 week trip to US and Brazil

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