On Tuesday, the IIM-A inaugurated the first batch of the ePGP 2017-19. The program was inaugurated by the Prof. Ashish Nanda, Director IIMA, from the Hughes e-Learning Studio located at IIMA New Campus.
ePGP is an e-mode post-graduation diploma program with a duration of 2 years and with added flexibility of the completing the program in 3 years.
This program will help the IIM-A to expand its reach across the entire nation and participants in any city can pursue the program.
Technology partner for IIM-A in this program is Hughes Education India Limited.
The session for the program will be conducted by the IIMA faculty from the Hughes studio located at IIMA and the program is for working professionals and entrepreneurs having minimum full time work experience of 3 years.
There is a growing demand among working professionals for a program which they can pursue without leaving their existing assignments, said the IIMA statement.
The first batch of ePGP program has 53 participants and these participants are from 13 different cities of the nation.
Majority of the participants of the first bath are from IT Services, Oil and Gas, Healthcare and Financial services sectors.
For the next batch, IIMA will consider scores of CAT/GMAT exam for the ePGP program. Therefore, all the candidates are advised to register for the CAT 2017.