Executive Development Programme in Driving Growth – The CXO Programme

Executive Development Programme in Driving Growth – The CXO Programme

Specialization: Strategy & Leadership

Batch: 3

Duration: 11 Months

Class Start: 18 Feb 2024

Class Days/Timing:
Sunday - 03:00 pm to 06:00 pm IST

Registration closes on 11 Apr 2024    Apply Now

Overview

    The 21st century has witnessed volatility and rapid change in the dynamics of economies and industries at a pace unseen before. Traditional ways of doing business are being questioned and challenged by newer business models and emergent industries at a never-before-seen rapid pace. With the rapid rate of change in the business environment and competitive pressures, a key challenge for CEO's/Owners/Senior Managers is the ability to manage and sustain business growth. The program has been structured to address the key challenges faced by businesses, especially MSME's and new-age businesses for achieving and sustaining growth in the new dynamics of the Indian Economy.

    • Upon successful completion of this program participants should be able to:
    • Build effective, Value-Oriented organizations
    • Develop skills in Tools & Frameworks to formulate and implement effective strategies for competing and growth
    • Appreciate the intricacies of Leadership and Driving Teams
    • Understand the challenges and opportunities thrown up by Digital Business Models
    • Cultivate a Holistic approach to Management functions & roles
    • Deal with key pain points in managing an organization
    • Develop Critical Thinking & Decision Skills for solving organizational problems
    • Improve understanding of Financial Implications of business decisions
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CEO's/Owners/Senior Managers of business in the Indian emerging economy backdrop

CXO's responsible for driving growth and profitability

Senior Executives responsible for driving growth initiatives in organizations

Programme Highlights

Syllabus

  • Leadership – Setting the Context
  • Leadership Styles & Inspiring Moral Commitment towards common goals
  • Managing Team Dynamics & Communication
  • Power & Exercise of Influence in Organizations
  • Understanding & Managing Personal Networks
  • Understanding the role of New Technologies in the Digital Economy
  • IT Investment & Portfolio Management
  • IT Governance & Leadership
  • Creating the Digital Journey Map
  • Crafting & Managing Digital Business Models
  • Strategy & External Environment Linkages
  • Value Chains & Industry Attractiveness
  • Capability Building & Sustainable Competitive Advantage
  • Competitive Strategies
  • Organizational Lifecycle & Growth Strategies
  • Controlling & Implementing Strategy
  • Strategic Choices for Multi-Business Organizations
  • Creative Problem Solving for Decision Making
  • Unravelling Mental Models for Critical Thinking
  • Identifying and Appreciating Behavioural Biases in Decision Making
  • Understanding Financial Performance & Growth Drivers of Organizations
  • Managing Working Capital & Working Capital Funding
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis for Business Decisions
  • Legal Structure of Organizations & Compliances for Financial Decision Making
  • Risk Assessment & Management
  • Preparing & Evaluating Business Plans
  • Preparing an Investor Pitch for Funding
  • Managing & Prioritizing Stakeholder Relations
  • Critical Success Factors in Managing Stakeholders
  • Change Management Frameworks & Drivers of Successful Change
  • Navigating Crises in Organizations
  • Customer Value & Customer Journey Mapping
  • Developing New Products & Services
  • Developing & Evaluating Marketing Plans
  • Developing a GTM Strategy
  • Selling in the Digital Era
  • Managing Processes & Quality
  • Challenges in Managing Supply Chains & Inventory
  • Managing Internal Projects Efficiently
  • This program includes 6 days of on-campus immersion, the dates for which the dates shall be informed to the participants at least one month in advance. Attendance to the On-Campus module is MANDATORY for all participants. The on-campus modules are subjected to the conditions that prevail at the point in time. In event that the Jharkhand state authorities do not permit such in-person sessions due to the COVID-19 situation (or any such similar circumstances), the sessions planned for the campus component shall be completed online which may lead to an extension of the program duration.
  • In event that the Jharkhand state authorities do not permit such in-person sessions due to the COVID-19 situation (or any such similar circumstances), the sessions planned for the campus component shall be completed online which may lead to an extension of the program duration.

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Who Should Attend / Eligibility

For Indian Participants - Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma Holders (only 10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline

For International Participants - Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country

CXO’s/Senior Managers with a minimum 15 years total experience of which at least 5 years in a senior managerial position

Professionals already working at CXO levels but with less than 15 years of overall experience will be considered for admission on a case-to-case basis

Certificate

Participants are required to maintain at least 70% attendance in the live online sessions throughout the program and ensure complete attendance during the on-campus component. Participants will be provided an ongoing assessment for each module of the program which will require them to plan and apply the concepts, tools, and frameworks in their organization during the program. At the end of the program, each participant shall submit a business plan laying out a path for achieving a desired growth target over the next 5 years. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants who maintain attendance above 70% and successfully meeting the evaluation criteria. Participants who maintain attendance above 50% and successfully meeting the evaluation criteria will be awarded a Certification of Participation.

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Features

Total Programme Fees

INR 2,75,000/- + GST

An additional charge of ~INR 4,000 + GST per day is payable towards lodging and boarding charges at XLRI, Jamshedpur campus for the 6 days On-Campus immersion session.

Option 1

Make a payment of Rs. 45,000 + GST at the time of registration and pay Rs. 2,30,000 + GST upfront within 7 days of receipt of the offer letter from XLRI or whichever is earlier

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Option 2

Pay Rs. 45,000 + GST at the time of registration and avail a loan on the remaining Rs. 2,30,000 + GST after receiving the offer letter from XLRI.

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Option 3

Make payments as per the Instalment structure provided below:

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About the institute

XLRI, the oldest B-school in India, was founded in 1949 by a few visionary Jesuit Fathers to bring a change in the economy and society at large. The institute always strives to be a management school with a difference. Pursuit of academic excellence and fostering whole-person integral growth of students has been the hallmark of XLRI for over six decades.

XLRI Jamshedpur ranking is one of the best among the private MBA colleges. Jamshedpur, established in 1949 is one of the oldest B-Schools in India. It has been ranked 9th by the NIRF Ranking 2023. It is among the top private B-Schools with 1st rank by IIRF Ranking 2024 and Outlook ICAR Ranking 2023.

XLRI is well known for its flagship PGDBM program and is ranked 85th by the Financial Times for Masters in Management (MIM) in 2023. According to the QS World ranking, XLRI has been ranked for Masters In Management (MIM) as 5th in India and 13th in Asia.
FAQ

The 21st century has witnessed volatility and rapid change in the dynamics of economies and industries at a pace unseen before. Traditional ways of doing business are being questioned and challenged by newer business models and emergent industries at a never-before-seen rapid pace. With the rapid rate of change in the business environment and competitive pressures, a key challenge for CEO's/Owners/Senior Managers is the ability to manage and sustain business growth. The program has been structured to address the key challenges faced by businesses, especially MSME's and new-age businesses for achieving and sustaining growth in the new dynamics of the Indian Economy.

  • Upon successful completion of this programs participants should be able to:
  • Build effective, Value-Oriented organizations
  • Develop skills in Tools & Frameworks to formulate and implement effective strategies for competing and growth
  • Appreciate the intricacies of Leadership and Driving Teams
  • Understand the challenges and opportunities thrown up by Digital Business Models
  • Cultivate a Holistic approach to Management functions & roles
  • Deal with key pain-points in managing an organization
  • Develop Critical Thinking & Decision Skills for solving organizational problems
  • Improve understanding of Financial Implications of business decisions

The Executive Development Programme in Driving Growth – The CXO Programme is an online program and classes for this program are live, virtual, and Instructor-led. However, this programme also includes a week-long on-campus immersion session at XLRI Jamshedpur which provides you with an opportunity to meet and interact with your faculty and peers while also experiencing life on campus.

The Executive Development Programme in Driving Growth – The CXO Programme program extends over a duration of 11 months. This is a rigorous programme and all the live classes will be conducted on Sunday afternoons from 03.00 p.m. to 06.00 p.m. IST each week. 

The curriculum for the Executive Development Programme in Driving Growth – The CXO Programme is wholly designed by XLRI and specially curated to suit the career progression needs of early and aspiring CXOs. After successfully completing the course, you will receive a certificate of completion from XLRI.

This programme is offered by XLRI in partnership with Veranda HigherEd. All aspects related to admissions, coordination, student relations, and support will be managed by Veranda HigherEd.

The live classes for this course will be held on Sunday afternoons from 03.00 p.m. to 06.00 p.m. IST every week.

The classes for the Executive Development Programme in Driving Growth – The CXO Programme will be conducted by eminent faculty from XLRI. This course may also include some additional sessions delivered by Industry professionals and executives as assessed to be appropriate by XLRI.

This programme is conducted in a live and virtual mode and therefore participants are expected to begin and complete the programme with the rest of the batch and so this programme needs to be completed within the specified duration i.e. 11 Months – as per the schedule published from time to time during the course of the programme.

No, this is an Executive Development Programme, especially curated for working professionals, offered by XLRI in partnership with Veranda HigherEd.

Upon successful completion of this programme, including clearing the evaluations and meeting the requisite attendance criteria, participants will be conferred with the Certificate of Completion in Executive Development Programme in Driving Growth – The CXO Programme from XLRI Jamshedpur.

  • For Indian Participants - Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma Holders (only 10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline.
  • For International Participants - Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country.
  • CXOs/Senior Managers with a minimum of 15 years total experience of which at least 5 years in a senior managerial position.
  • Professionals already working at CXO levels but with less than 15 years of overall experience will be considered for admission on a case-to-case basis.
     
  • CEOs/Owners/Senior Managers of business in the Indian emerging economy backdrop
  • CXOs responsible for driving growth and profitability
  • Executives responsible for driving growth initiatives in organizations
  • Senior Managers on track for leadership positions

The Program Advisor/Admission Manager at Veranda HigherEd will do a preliminary eligibility check with the interested candidates. This may include initial scrutiny against specified eligibility criteria like educational qualifications, years of experience, details of current employment and proficiency in English amongst others. Once eligibility has been established, qualifying candidates may register online at XLRI, complete an online application form and proceed to pay Instalment 1 of the program fee online.

A participant’s selection into the programme is based on a selection process including validation of academic performance and work experience. If you have any questions about the kind of supporting documents that need to be uploaded, please speak with our Program Advisor/ Admission Manager who will be able to guide you through the process.

All the information and documentation provided by you at the time of enrolment will be duly verified by Veranda HigherEd and the Institute and if it is determined that the information and/or documentation provided by you is inadequate and/or does not substantiate the entry requirements and prerequisite criteria to the course, then your enrolment to the course will be cancelled with immediate effect and you may run the risk of forfeiting the fee paid.

You can email admissions@verandahighered.com or call your Program Advisor or Admissions Manager.

•    Passport size photograph

•    ID proof (Copy of Adhaar card, driving licence, passport or similar)

•    Copy of Degree Certificate or Marksheet of last semester as available

•    Declaration of details of work experience as mandated

The fee for the Executive Development Programme in Driving Growth – The CXO Programme is Rs.2,75,000 + GST. Participants are also required to pay an additional charge of INR 4,000 + GST per day for lodging and boarding at XLRI, Jamshedpur campus for the 6-day On-Campus immersion session.

The programme fee includes your tuition charges for all live and synchronous sessions, books and online learning materials, case studies, class exercises, and assessment charges/exam fees as applicable.

There is a week-long on-campus component which is an integral part of this programme. While the academic component is included in the programme fee, the actual travel-related expense as applicable will need to be borne by you including an additional charge of ~INR 4,000 + GST per day that is payable towards lodging and boarding charges at XLRI, Jamshedpur campus for the 6 days On-Campus immersion session.

Yes, Veranda HigherEd has tied up with multiple financial service providers. Should you require any assistance with financial loans, our Program Advisor/Admission Manager will be happy to support you with the guidelines for the same. However, the decision to grant the loan will depend on the adequacy of documents submitted and will be at the sole discretion of the respective financing agency/bank. The loan itself will be based on a mutual agreement exclusively between you and the financing agency/bank and Veranda HigherEd will have no role whatsoever in this financing arrangement between the two parties. 

In order to proceed with the loan, you will need to complete your online registration, pay the specified Instalment 1 amount and share the necessary documents for validation. The loan amount as approved by the Financial service provider will then be duly disbursed to XLRI.

Yes, if your credit or debit card has a payment through EMI option enables, you can choose an EMI option at the time of paying through your credit or debit card. We also have other financing options offered through other financial service providers that you may wish to consider. For more information, reach out to our Program Advisor/ Admissions Manager.

An individual corporate nominated/sponsored participant will not be eligible for any discount. However, the following discount structure will be available for bulk nominations from Corporates, 

3 to 5 Students: Up to 5% of the Academic Fee

6 to 10 Students: Up to 7.5% of the Academic Fee

11 to 15 Students: Up to 10% of the Academic Fee

More than 15 students: Up to 15% of the Academic Fee.

A refund request will be considered only if such request is received at least 15 days before the start of the program. In case the request is received within the mentioned time frame, an amount of Rs.5,000+GST would be deducted as administrative charge and the rest amount will be refunded by XLRI.

Veranda HigherEd, in partnership with an Institute, where applicable, reserves the right to cancel courses at any time owing to reasons like insufficient enrolments, trainer/faculty indisposition, pandemic-related or force majeure events. In the event that Veranda HigherEd or the Institute cancels a scheduled course, the participant will receive a full fee refund for the same. All refunds, in such cases, will be processed within 30 days from the intimation of refund approvals by Veranda HigherEd/Institute as applicable.

No, in the normal course, we do not encourage transfers to subsequent batches as it impacts your learning and career goals. Additionally, batches are monitored by the institute and are run as per their standards. However, in exceptional & compelling circumstances, you may raise your concern and transfer request with your Student Relationship Manager (SRM) who will present your case to the Institute for approval. 

 

You will be eligible to transfer to a subsequent batch if and only if the request is explicitly approved by the Institute(s). Do note that such batch transfer requests need to be made at least 21 days prior to the commencement of the program.

In the event that your transfer request to a subsequent batch is approved, any amount paid by you within the current financial year shall be considered as advance payment towards the next batch. However, you will be required to pay the following additional charges

A Batch Transfer fee of Rs.5900

  • Differential amount of fees if there is a difference in the program fee between the 2 batches
  • Actual costs for tools/simulations/licences or learning materials if any – as determined by the Institute.
  • If the batch transfer request is approved more than one financial year apart, only the base fee paid will be considered as advance payment towards the next batch. The tax component will not be adjusted towards the applicable fee for the current batch you are being transferred to.

You can attend the live classes of this programme using a laptop or desktop with basic specifications. However, in order to optimize your learning experience we recommend that you have the following,

  • Internet speed of 1 Mbps minimum (preferably wired connection).
  • Supporting OS – Windows 7, Windows 8, Widows 10, Safari & Mac OS.
  • Recommended Browser – Google Chrome and Firefox
  • Recommended Device – Laptop or Desktop (Avoid using Mobile or Ipad)
  • Functional webcam, microphone, and speaker enabled on your laptop/desktop
  • The latest Adobe Flash player should be installed in your system.


 

Once your admission to the programme is confirmed, a dedicated Student Relationship Manager (SRM) will be assigned to you and you may direct all your queries and questions related to the content and delivery to your assigned SRM. Alternately, since the classes are all live and virtual, you will also have the opportunity to raise your academics-related questions and doubts with the faculty either real-time during the class or offline through our LMS.

Any queries you have regarding the programme or the admission process may be directed to our Admissions team. Once your enrolment to a programme is confirmed, a dedicated Student Relationship Manager (SRM) will be assigned to you and you may raise all subsequent queries and clarifications with the assigned SRM.

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