Executive MBA Programme Overview

Mentoring Leaders

Specially designed to cater to the career demands of working professionals

In-class Programme

In-class programme with rigorous learning delivered through personalised attention to learning needs

Experiential Learning

The programme bridges the Learning-Doing Gap by completing the learning loop through a Capstone Industry Project

Convenient Format

Classroom learning slots on Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays

Customisable Timeline

A 24-month programme with an option to complete in 21 months

Forward-looking Curriculum

The curriculum addresses the changing needs of the business environment

PGDBM Diploma

Students are awarded the Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management upon programme completion

Central Location

Located in Ekkattuthangal, the campus is easily accessible from the manufacturing and IT/ITES belts in Chennai


Learning Goals


Displaying knowledge and understanding of all management disciplines

Critical Thinking


Demonstrating the ability to identify the central issue in a decision-making situation, gather relevant information, question information and perform critical analysis to arrive at a solution

Strategic Thinking


Developing insights to integrate multidisciplinary perspectives while analysing management situations, recognising and accommodating interdependencies among multiple entities

Leadership Skills


Displaying knowledge of the skills required to lead and manage change in organisational contexts

Ethical Reasoning


Grounding in a value-based analysis of ethical positions held by various stakeholders in the context of managerial decisions

Communication Skills


Displaying effective oral and written communication skills

Collaborative Skills


Engaging effectively in groups comprising members from diverse backgrounds and interests to work towards a unified purpose

Entrepreneurial Spirit


Demonstrating the ability to be creative, enterprising, and innovative in any organisational context


Programme Information

A minimum of 3+ years of work experience is essential for programme eligibility.

24 Months

The programme duration is 24 months with a provision to be completed in 21 months.

The total fee for the programme comprises of a Refundable Caution Deposit of Rs. 10,000/- and the Non-Refundable Course Fee of
Rs. 11,80,000/-.

Educational loans from Central Bank of India and Bank of Baroda are available at concessional rates.

Classes are held every Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday.

Alumni In Focus


Admission FAQs

No. This is an in-class programme where you get to interact face to face with IIM Trichy faculty.

You will receive the Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM) on successful completion of the programme requirements.

Yes, all PGPBM students are inducted into the alumni association of IIM Trichy after the Convocation. They are also entitled to all the privileges of an IIM Trichy alumnus.

The programme duration is 24 months with a provision to be completed in 21 months. Classes commence in August 2018 and get over in July 2020. The Convocation for the 2018-20 batch will be held in March 2021 and students completing all requirements by August 2020 will be provided with a provisional certificate on request.

The PGPBM is an in-class, non-residential programme designed specifically for the needs of working executives. The programme is designed in such a way that students can learn the concepts in-class, test certain aspects of the learning at their workplace, and revise and re-define the concepts based on such an experience. While the PGPBM is similar to the two-year PGP in terms of the number of credits and courses, the primary difference is that the PGP is a regular, residential programme while the PGPBM has classes conducted on three days of the week.

The faculty comprises of permanent, visiting, and guest faculty of IIM Trichy. The full-time faculty of IIM Trichy have earned their doctoral degrees from leading institutions in India and abroad. For a complete profile of the faculty, please visit the following link: http://www.iimtrichy.ac.in/faculty-dept

IIM Trichy strives to provide its students with the best of facilities at all its campuses. The Learning Resource Centre (LRC) at the Chennai Centre aims to be a source of information and knowledge for students, faculty and other stakeholders. The LRC hosts a vast collection of books, research journals, magazines and newspapers in the field of management and social sciences, from India and across the world. It provides access to leading electronic repositories of research journals, books, a database on industries and companies, and leading statistical software packages.


Work Experience

Work Exp Pie
  • 29%
    3-5 Years
  • 23%
    5-10 Years
  • 48%
    >10 Years

Gender Ratio

Work Exp Pie
  • 87%
  • 13%

Engineers Vs. Non-Engineers

Work Exp Pie
  • 81%
  • 19%
Sector-wise Work Experience No. of Students
Advertising & Public Relations 2
Analytics & Market Research 4
Arts & Entertainment 2
Automotive & Ancillaries 30
E-Commerce 2
Electronics & Communication 11
Energy 11
Engineering, Manufacturing & Industrial Services 35
Facilities Planning and Management 1
Financial Services 11
Government (Central/State) and PSUs 1
Healthcare 7
Human Resources Services 3
IT & ITES 64
Logistics 6
Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) 1

Meet Our Students

Nanda Kumar

Nanda Kumar

Work Exp. - 25 yrs, C.E.O - PQSI

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Prachi Saxena

Work Exp. - 9 years, Manager, Curation Healthcare (I) Private Ltd.

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Meet Our Faculty

Sankalp Pratap

Sankalp Pratap

Qualification:Fellow (IIM Calcutta), MBA (IIM Calcutta), BE (Marine Engineering & Research Institute)

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Rohan Chinchwadkar

Qualification: Ph.D in Finance (IIM Calcutta), B.Tech. in Electronics (VJTI)

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IIM Trichy Chennai Campus

Spread over 14,000 square feet, the Wi-Fi enabled Chennai campus boasts of AC classrooms, a well-stocked Learning Resource Centre, a Computer Centre, and Faculty and Staff Offices.

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    “Mid-senior to senior level leaders need conceptual reinforcement, clear cobwebs of experience and polish their skills further. Going by my experience, this program provides an immense opportunity for the same. Case studies, insightful lectures and group work provide avenues for relentless reflection and help individuals upgrade their skill levels. Another key advantage of this programme is its unmatched peer learning. Having the companionship of high-energy individuals, who are successful in their respective careers, brings rich diversity and perspective to the business situations discussed in the classroom.”

    K. Balamurugan
    Partner, Tira Consulting Pvt. Ltd
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    “The programme is flexible, yet maintains the rigour required at an Institute of this nature. Courses are well designed to suit working professionals. I could personally witness the change in my personality, thought and approach after attending this programme. I would recommend this programme for anyone targeting the higher echelons of corporate leadership.”

    P. Santhanam
    Senior Manager – HR, Perfetti Vanmelle India Pvt. Ltd
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    “PGPBM is not just a programme - it is an experience. The faculty members' vast knowledge, industry expertise, diverse students, exciting real-life case studies, learning through debate, and excellent infrastructure make this programme a valuable proposition for executives. I feel privileged to have joined PGPBM as the programme has undoubtedly been a turning point in my career.”

    M. Alagappan
    Senior Analyst, Caterpillar

IIM Tiruchirappalli Chennai Campus

45, Nehru Street,
Ramaniyam Siddharth Building 1st Floor,
Industrial Estate North Phase,
Kalaimagal Nagar, Ekkattuthangal,
Chennai 600 032.

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