Curated By: Sukanya Nandy
Last Updated: November 17, 2023, 13:12 IST
The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow has begun the application process for its two-year, alternate weekend MBA programme designed for working executives, entrepreneurs, and professionals. The Post-Graduate Programme in Management for Working Executives (PGPWE) will be conducted at the institute’s Noida campus.
The course has been designed for individuals currently employed as working professionals meaning they do not have to leave their current jobs, the institute said. The application deadline is November 20. Interested candidates can apply at iiml.ac.in/wmp-instructions.
IIM Lucknow 2-Year MBA for Working Professionals: Admission Process
To apply for the course, candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in any discipline and have a minimum of three years of full-time work experience. Admission requires a valid GMAT/GRE score, a CAT score, or a GATE score. Alternatively, candidates can opt for the PGPWE Entrance Exam, scheduled for December 17, at IIM Lucknow’s Noida Campus. Shortlisted candidates will undergo a writing ability test and a personal interview, the institute notified.
The PGPWE programme consists of four terms in the first year and three terms in the second year. Students will have to attend classes every alternate weekend at IIM Lucknow’s Noida Campus, arriving on Friday afternoon and departing on Sunday evening.
Each term comprises seven visits spread over a period of three months. A variety of electives will also be offered alongside the general modules which include Management Information Systems and Designing Work Organisation. The elective courses include Decision Sciences, Business Environment, Communication, Marketing Management, and more. The programme also features a two-week international immersive experience at one of Europe’s top business schools, providing a cross-cultural understanding of global management challenges.
Prof S Venkataramanaiah, Chairperson, Admissions at the Noida Campus, IIM Lucknow, said, “The PGPWE program offers highly rewarding career growth without requiring participants to leave their current jobs. It exposes them to global business trends through a two-week international immersion module with prestigious business schools in Europe.”