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3 Year Working Executive Masters in Business Administration (Weekend Mode)

Objective:

The objective of the Working Executive Masters in Business Administration (WE-MBA) is to help in-service professionals to enhance their professional competence. The programme would guide participants to discover and develop their potential and help them to assume greater responsibilities and higher managerial roles in their careers. Taking forward the vision and mission of IIM Shillong the program is designed to educate in-career managers in the principles of Responsible Business Management. Wherein the Core Courses in the first year would cover the Fundamentals in Management Science and Practice, in the second year, the participants would have a choice to select courses from a basket of elective courses across different functional domains.

The program in agreement with the global understanding for responsible business management would adhere to the following principles in design and delivery of its curriculum:

  • Educating and developing glocally responsible leaders
  • Enabling business organizations to serve regional, national and global development needs

The program is offered as non-residential weekend contact program at Guwahati Campus to suit the requirements of the working professionals. One of the features of the program is the modular format, wherein generally one or two course(s) would be delivered at a time. Keeping it in tune with the adult learning preference/style and which is becoming the preferred pedagogical preference internationally.

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Duration of the Program:

  • 3 Years [With an option to Study on an Accelerated Mode]
  • Week-end (Guwahati Campus): Saturday and Sunday (Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

Core Courses (Indicative)

Total duration of the program will be of 750 hours. The first year will cover about 300 hours and the second year will cover the 300 contact hours, while the third year will consist of project work of 150 hours. All courses shall be delivered in a modular format wherein only one/two courses would be delivered at a time.

First Module: (2.5 Credits)

  • Course
  • Credit
  • Hour
  • 1. Business Statistics
  • .5 
  • 15 
  • 2. Economics
  • .5
  • 15 
  • 3. Managerial Accounting-I
  • .5
  • 15 
  • 4. Organizational Behavior
  • .5
  • 15 
  • 5. Marketing Management-I
  • .5
  • 15 

Second Module: (2.5 Credits)

  • Course
  • Credit
  • Hour
  • 1. Communication for Business Leadership
  • .5 
  • 15 
  • 2. Information Systems for Management
  • .5
  • 15 
  • 3. Marketing Management-II
  • .5
  • 15 
  • 4. Financial Management-I
  • .5
  • 15 
  • 5. Managerial Accounting-II
  • .5
  • 15 

Third Module: (2.5 Credits)

  • Course
  • Credit
  • Hour
  • 1. International Economics and Business
  • .5 
  • 15 
  • 2. Human Resource Management
  • .5
  • 15 
  • 3. Financial Management –II
  • .5
  • 15 
  • 4. Operations Management-I
  • .5
  • 15 
  • 5. Strategic Management-I
  • .5
  • 15 

Fourth Module: (2.5 Credits)

  • Course
  • Credit
  • Hour
  • 1. Operations Management-II
  • .5 
  • 15 
  • 2. Strategic Management –II
  • .5
  • 15 
  • 3. Business, Ethics & Corporate Governance
  • .5
  • 15 
  • 4. Global Sustainability Challenge for Business
  • .5
  • 15 
  • 5. Business Law
  • .5
  • 15 
  • Elective Courses (12 months)
  • 12
  • 360

  • Project Work
  • 3
  • 90

Pedagogy:

In tune with the stated program objectives the pedagogical mode of learning would be primarily on a self-study mode and contact classes would be to facilitate managerial reflections. Project work would be primarily focused at bringing in live projects from an industry of choice into the class room and the application of theoretical knowledge while reflecting on those.

Batch Size:

A minimum of 15 participants in each Cohort.

Who can apply/Eligibility

  • A Bachelor's Degree* or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate marks or an equivalent CGPA and
  • A minimum of 5 Years of work experience** after successful completion of the above qualification as on last date of application.

*Bachelor's degree awarded by a recognized University. In case the university/institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate's CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100.

**Work experience after completion of the qualifying degree only will be considered.

Admission & Selection

All desiring candidates are required to qualify a selection process, which consists of a written test followed by a personal interaction process.

A candidate may either apply by providing a valid CAT/GMAT score or appear for WEMAT (Working Executive Management Aptitude Test) of the Institute. Eligibility of the candidates for the interview process would be ascertained based on the information provided in the application form.

All eligible candidates are required to produce the original academic & work experience records for verification on the date of Personal Interview.

Selection at IIM Shillong is always a function of the candidates’ overall rank and the number of seats available for the program and other relevant parameters. Institute follows the Government of India policy for admission to Central Educational Institutions.

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates need to download the application from the IIM Shillong website and carefully go through the programme details, eligibility criteria and instructions to fill the application form in detail before registering. Dully filled in application forms will have to be submitted within 13th October 2019, to Admissions Office, IIM Shillong, Mayurbhanj Complex, Nongthymmai, Shillong 793014, Meghalaya on the email: admissions@iimshillong.ac.in.

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Important Dates

  • Application last date : November 13th
  • Interview date to be notified
  • Programme Inauguration 30th November (Tentative)

Fees

Rupees 10 Lakhs

  • First Year Rs. 5 Lakhs
  • Second Year Rs 3 Lakhs
  • Third Year Rs 2 Lakhs

Address

IIM Shillong, Mayurbhanj Complex,
Nongthymmai,
Shillong, 793014

Venue for Classes in Guwahati

IIM Shillong Extension Classrooms,
Indian Institute of Bank Management Campus,
Jawahar Nagar, Khanapara, Guwahati, 781022

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