IIM Ahmedabad to host General Management Programme in Bhutan

Start Date:2012-07-15
End Date:2012-07-28
Event Type:Strategy Seminar

The General Management Programme (GMP) in Bhutan is for managers holding positions of responsibility within functional departments of medium to large public and private sector organizations. The participants should have at least five years of managerial experience after graduation.


A participant for the GMP must have demonstrated outstanding ability, leadership qualities, and potential for growth. As the programme makes exceptional intellectual and emotional demands, participants should have an inquiring mind and capacity to think clearly. They must also have a high degree of adaptability and maturity to work and interact closely with other participants under considerable pressure. The participants are expected to take up leadership positions in their organization in 5-10 years of time.

Event Details:

Fee :

Programme Director: Bandyopadhyay Tathagata


The objectives of the programme are to:
Provide greater insights of business fundamentals and confidence to lead across different functional areas.
Provide a global perspective of financial and economic environment.
Create value through understanding of strategy in finance, operations, marketing, and human resource management.
Provide an opportunity to learn the concepts and tools for more effective decision-making.
Improve leadership skills to manage effectively in a dynamic environment.

The programme is divided into several interdependent modules each of which focuses on a different aspect or function of management. Each module of the programme will include intensive group exercise which would help participants consolidate their learning from various modules of the programme.

Global Financial and Economic Environment
The impact of the global financial crisis and the European sovereign debt crisis for businesses in emerging markets.
The long term prospects for fast growing emerging markets.
Evaluation of country risk in corporate investment decisions.
Financial and Management Accounting
Understanding financial statements.
Cost analysis for decision-making and control.
Decision Analysis
Making choices in different business situations.
Assessing value of information.
Corporate Financial Decisions and Financial Markets
Investment and financial decisions.
Operation and role of financial markets.
Valuation of business and firms.
Organzational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
People management.
Interpersonal effectiveness.
Group dynamics.
Employee engagement.
Operations Management
Designing processes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness.
Designing and Implementing Marketing Strategy
Decisions on the elements of marketing mix.
Understanding consumer behaviour.
Designing and Implementing Corporate Strategy and Issues in Governance
Concept of corporate strategy.
Strategy formulation and implementation.
Issues in corporate governance.


Accommodation Charges:
The cost of stay for the duration of the programme would be Rs.50,000 (without deducting taxes). The cost of stay includes accommodation, food, transportation, and local sightseeing. This amount is payable to DHI Infra Limited.


Contact Information:

Manager, MDP
Indian Institute of Management
Ahmedabad 380 015
Ph: 91-79-6632 4071-7 / 6544 9057
Fax: (MDP) 91-79-2630 0352 / (General) 2630 6896
E-mail: mdp@iimahd.ernet.in

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