Ahmedabad

IIM Ahmedabad launches ePGP course with Hughes as technology partner

NetIndian News Network

Ahmedabad, January 17, 2017

The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) yesterday launched its e-Post Graduate Program in Management (ePGP), a two-year post graduate diploma program offered on Interactive Onsite Learning (IOL) platform, with Hughes Global Education as the technology partner.
A press release from IIMA said the objective of the program is to impart management education to junior, mid- and senior level professionals and entrepreneurs seeking skills and strategies to take their organizations to the next level.
The course, with over 800 classroom instruction hours, will provide the participants with skills for leadership in today’s knowledge economy through an innovative curriculum, it said.
During the first year of the program, the curriculum focuses on equipping participants with knowledge in various areas of management. Second year curriculum offers a range of electives to allow participants to explore management subjects in depth, it said.
The release said the ePGP would be a long-duration diploma program offered in hybrid learning mode, combining sessions delivered through Interactive Learning platform, class room based instruction, continuous evaluation, and mentored project work.
The program will comprise compulsory core courses during the first year followed by a bouquet of elective courses in the second year. Three campus modules are planned as integral parts of the program.
Hughes Global Education India Ltd. (HGEIL) is the education business subsidiary of Hughes Communication India Ltd (HCIL) and has pioneered ‘class apart learning’ in India for working executives, with more than 2500 students enrolling every year using technology since 2001.
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