Executive Diploma in Advanced Business Strategies for CXOs

Executive Diploma in Advanced Business Strategies for CXOs

Specialization: Business Strategies

Batch: 2

Duration: 12 Months

Class Start: 10 Aug 2024

Class Days/Timing:
Wednesday - 06:45 pm to 09:45 pm IST
Saturday - 06:45 pm to 09:45 pm IST

Registration closes on 23 May 2024    Apply Now

As per ET, search mandates for senior level executives/CXOs have doubled since last year and expected to continue to grow.

A senior level CXO in India, with 8+ years of experience earns an average salary upwards of Rs.60 lacs per annum.

Most sought after skills include ability to drive tech-driven business models, strategies for business efficiencies & cost improvements, global business development and sourcing

Programme Highlights

Syllabus

What will you learn in this course?

  • Management Accounting and Cost management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managing Operations and Supply Chain
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Corporate Finance and Valuation
  • Information Management for Managerial Decision
  • Organizational Structure and Design
  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Environment Analysis and Competitive Strategy
  • Corporate Strategy and International Business
  • Corporate Governance and Strategic Leadership
  • Public Policy and Business Strategy
  • Innovation and Design Thinking
  • Strategy in The Digital World
  • Managing Projects and Programs
  • Corporate Restructuring and Strategic Transformation
  • Resource Based Strategy
  • Work on a Capstone Project through the course of the programme that requires assimilation and application of learnings gained from the progressive course modules to real life workplace challenges.
  • The dates for the On-Campus sessions to be held at XLRI Jamshedpur will be communicated in due course. 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 of time. These conditions pertain to the Pandemic or other unavoidable reasons
  • In the event, that the campus module cannot be held due to such extraneous and completing reasons, adequate alternate options with regards to the on-campus modules will be made available via online sessions

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Who Should Attend / Eligibility

For Indian Participants: Graduates in any discipline (10+2+3) or (10+2+4) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government)

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

Minimum of 10 years of work experience

Leaders and CXOs who are involved in critical decision-making processes and are responsible to set strategic directions for their organization

Senior and experienced practitioners looking forward to advance to leadership positions such as Business Heads or CXOs in their career that require them to contribute significantly to organizational growth and revenues

Seasoned professionals holding positions of considerable responsibility who wish to complement and upgrade their knowledge in different practical and relevant aspects of new age business and strategic management

Functional/Division heads who are tasked with growth objectives for their respective business units while managing new age realities like digital transformation, gig economy, multigenerational multilocational workforce, crisis management etc

Certificate

A minimum of 80% attendance to the LIVE lectures of each course within the program is a prerequisite for the successful completion of this program. In the event, that attendance to the live lectures falls below 50% for any given course, participants will be required to repeat the course. There are periodic evaluations built in throughout the duration of the course. These maybe in the form of a quiz, assignment, term papers, project, case studies, dissertation or other objective/subjective assessments. The evaluations are designed ensure continuous student engagement with the course and encourage learning. The faculty members teaching their respective courses will choose the method of evaluation most appropriate to the material. An end term examination for each of the courses will also be conducted on Sundays. The exam slot will be communicated to the students on the Induction Day. All exams will be online. Participants who successfully complete the same along with the requisite attendance criteria will be awarded a certificate of completion by XLRI.

Upon successful completion of this programme, participants will be conferred with the Executive Diploma in Advanced Business Strategies for CXOs from XLRI Jamshedpur. Participants will be eligible for the XLRI Alumni Status on attending the campus immersion, meeting all the academic requirements as laid down in the XLRI Policy, and maintaining a minimum attendance of 80%.

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Features

Admission Process

Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria and subsequently clearing selection process after due validation of Statement of Purpose and required documentation will be extended an offer to enrol into this programme.

  • Eligibility Criteria
      1. For Indian Participants - Graduates in any discipline (10 2 3) or (10 2 4) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government).
      2. For International Participants - Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country.
      3. Minimum of 10 years of work experience.
  • Documents Required
      1. Passport size photograph
      2. Photo Id Proof (PAN card, Aadhar Card, Driving license etc.)
      3. Address Proof (Aadhar Card, Driving license, Rent Agreement et)
      4. Educational Qualification (Degree Certificate/Transcript)
      5. Experience Certificates (Appointment Letter, Salary Slips or Relieving Letter etc.) OR for Business Owners (Certificate of Incorporation
  • Screening Process
      1. Speak to our Program Advisor/Admission Manager to establish initial eligibility against specified eligibility criteria and programme pre-requisites.
      2. Complete your online application form on XLRI website and pay Instalment 1 of Rs.12500 GST. Instalment 1 amount of Rs.12500 GST is non-refundable.
      3. Upload all the necessary documents for assessment and validation including the Statement of Purpose (SoP).
      4. Your selection into the programme will be based on a selection process including validation of academic performance and work experience, assessment of the SoP submitted and an online Faculty Interaction.
      5. On selection for enrolment duly communicated by XLRI, proceed to pay Instalment 2 within 7 days to be considered a registered and active participant of the batch.
  • Orientation

    Programme Induction / Academic Orientation for Admitted Participants - Wednesday 7 August 2024

Total Programme Fees

INR 4,02,500/- + GST



Option 1

Make a payment of Rs.12500 at the time of registration and pay Rs. 3,90,000 + GST upfront within 7 days of receipt of the offer letter from XLRI or 7 August 2024, whichever is earlier.

Option 2

Pay Rs. 12500 at the time of registration and avail a loan on the remaining Rs. 3,90,000 + GST after receiving the offer letter from XLRI.

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

This program in Advanced Business Strategies for CXOs is structured and designed considering the future needs of organizations and successful future leaders. The program has been designed maintaining a balance between aspects related to organizational strategy, governance, performance, and practical aspects of functional domains for senior managers. The program is delivered by highly experienced XLRI faculty who are renowned for their teaching, training, and research.

Upon completion of this programme, you can expect to

  • Accelerate and advance your knowledge in strategy, leadership, and general management driven by effective communication.
  • Broaden your perspectives on business innovation with cutting edge best practices and insights.
  • Understand the methods required to navigate through an uncertain environment and understand the challenges and how to overcome them.
  • Learn the tools to build cross-functional domain expertise, leadership, and influence to drive business growth.
  • Learn to manage your organisation's performance in alignment with corporate strategy.
  • Understand how to identify and deal with complex business problems and consistently maintain a path to profitability.
  • Learn how to create and lead a culture that embraces change, innovation, and technological disruption.

This Executive Diploma in Advanced Business Strategies for CXOs 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 experience life on campus.

The Executive Diploma in Advanced Business Strategies for CXOs program extends over a duration of 12 months (1 year). This is a rigorous programme and all the live classes will be conducted on Wednesday and Saturday evenings each week. 

The curriculum for the Executive Diploma in Advanced Business Strategies for CXOs 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 an Executive Diploma certificate of 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 Wednesdays and Saturdays from 06.45 p.m. to 09.45 p.m. IST.
 

If you miss a live class of this programme, the recording of the same will be made available within the next 24 hours which you can subsequently access 24X7 for the entire duration of the programme. However, in order to calculate your attendance requirement for successful completion, only attendance to live sessions will be considered for calculations.

The classes for the Executive Diploma in Advanced Business Strategies for CXOs 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. 1 year – as per the schedule published from time to time during the course of the programme.

No, this is an Executive Diploma 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 Executive Diploma in Advanced Business Strategies for CXOs from XLRI Jamshedpur. 

Yes, participants of this programme will be eligible for the XLRI Alumni Status on attending the campus immersion, meeting all the academic requirements as laid down in XLRI Policy, and maintaining a minimum attendance of 80%.

  • For Indian Participants - Graduates in any discipline (10+2+3)/(10+2+4) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government).
  • For International Participants - Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country.
  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience.
  • Leaders and CXO’s responsible to set strategic directions for their organization.
  • Aspiring Business Heads or CXOs expected to contribute significantly to organizational growth and revenues.
  • Seasoned professionals holding positions of considerable responsibility.
  • Functional/Division heads tasked with growth objectives for their respective business units. 

The Program Advisor/Admission Manager at Veranda HigherEd will do a preliminary eligibility check with the interested candidates. This may include for 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. Candidates will also be required to submit a Statement of Purpose (SoP) and furnish soft copies of necessary documents for validation and selection.

 

A participant’s selection into the programme is based on a selection process including validation of academic performance and work experience, assessment of the SoP and an online Faculty Interaction. If you have any questions about the kind of supporting documents that needs 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.

In order to secure admission to this programme, you will be required to submit soft copies of the following documents

•    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

•    A Statement of Purpose outlining why you want to join this programme

The fee for the Executive Diploma in Advanced Business Strategies for CXOs is Rs.4,00,000 + GST. Participants are also required to pay an additional Rs.2,500 + GST towards application fee. 

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. The programme fee also includes your boarding and lodging charges at XLRI Campus during the on-campus immersion sessions.

There is a week long on-campus component which is an integral part of this programme. While your boarding and lodging charges during the campus visit is included in the programme fee, the actual travel related expense as applicable, will need to be borne by you.

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 validations. 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.

There is no refund on the 1st instalment of Rs.12,500 + GST. Refund request will be considered on the 2nd instalment only if the request is received within 15 days of paying the 2nd instalment or 15 days before the start of the program [academic orientation]. whichever is earlier. 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 full fee refund for the same. All refunds, in such cases, will be processed within 30 days from 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 needs 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 (preferable wired connection).
  • Supporting OS – Window 7, Window 8, Widows 10, Safari & Mac OS.
  • Recommended Browser – Google Chrome and Firefox
  • Recommended Device – Laptop or Desktop (Avoid using Mobile or Ipad)
  • Functional web cam, microphone and speaker enabled on your laptop/desktop
  • 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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