Executive Program in International Business (EPIB) from IIM Calcutta


IIM Calcutta has been at the forefront of executive education for the last three decades and has been widely acclaimed for the various innovative and customized programs it has introduced over the years based on its front line teaching, research and consulting. Executive Programme in International Business is one such Programme in the direction of to keep pace with today’s requirement where Globalization, internet and hyper competition has dramatically re-shaped the markets and has changed the way business is being done. Today, one has to keep pace with the customer’s requirement and has to bring in services and products as per global standards. The Programme has been specially designed to help students acquire knowledge and skill to help work in International companies and environment. The Program covers aspects related to International Business Environment, Challenges in International Marketing & Sales, International Operations, International Logistics and Supply Chain etc.

The Program will help the participant to understand:

  • The challenges in today’s International Business Scenarios and identify them
  • The roles and responsibilities of an International Business Manager
  • The International aspects towards Logistics & Supply Chain Management, International Marketing & Sales, International Finance
  • The Cross culture differences and understand different International markets
  • Global Economic Developments and their impact
  • International Trade

Alignment with LDP Mission and Goals:

The course is fully aligned with the LDP mission and goals on all the counts mentioned in the LDP documents.


The pedagogy will be highly interactive. It will leverage use of technology and consist of a judicious blend of lectures, real life case studies, quizzes and assignments.

Course Structure:

Classroom Component: This component forms the core of EPIB.
Campus Component: The in-campus component is held either at the beginning, during or end of the 1 year Program. This is a crucial component covering 4 days/5 nights.

Programme USP:

  • Premier & successful International Business Programme from IIMC – India’s foremost business school
  • Revised and updated course content and coverage
  • Addition of cutting-edge inputs to enhance knowledge and strategic leadership in international business - Retail Management, FOREX Management, Corporate Finance, Cross Cultural Leadership Strategies, Value Chain Management and Innovation & Competitive Strategies
  • Rigorous Programme Structure, with extensive use of case studies, live corporate examples, use of business simulations during the campus visit and general discussions in the Class. There would be assessments for every course with surprise quizzes.
  • A new team of programme directors, each from the core business area, to build in more rigour & quality into the program
  • Specially selected senior core faculty with special inputs from International faculty & industry experts, which is not being offered by any other IB programmes in the market presently.
  • Only programme in the country to teach Legal & Regulatory Environment of International Trade & Business including contract management
  • Quality interactions and increased peer group learning
  • Specifically designed for working executives with all the flexibility benefits of Interactive Onsite Learning.
  • Participants selected, based on elaborate selection process and profiling.
  • Competitive Price of less than 2.2 lacs (all inclusive) - This price for a program of this brand is not available in country today
  • Books, Cases and Study Materials included in the Course
  • Optional International Visit
  • Alumni Status from IIMC - Huge alumni base from past batches has been largely benefited from this programme. Several participants have advanced their careers within and outside their organizations.
  • Huge Networking opportunities

Schedule & Duration

  • Classes will be conducted on Friday: 18:45 to 21:45 & Saturday: 1530 to 1830
  • EPIB is of 1-year duration.

Evaluation Methodology:

An examination will be held for every course. To complete the Program successfully participants will need to pass in all subjects (including projects) and acquire a minimum of “average” grade (out of four grades, namely, “Excellent”, “Good”, “Average” and “Poor”). Candidates successfully completing the Program will get a completion certificate and grade sheet from IIMC. 


IIM Calcutta shall carry out the examination and evaluation required for certification. IIM Calcutta will directly award a certificate to participants who complete the program successfully. Giving feedback is an integral part of the completion requirements of the Program.

Who Should Attend:

Junior & Middle level executives looking forward to making a career in International Business.


  • Applicants should be working professionals/self-employed
  • Graduates (10+2+3) in any discipline with min. 50% marks [aggregate- considering results of all years (e.g. 3 or 4 together)] recognized by UGC/AICTE.
  • Screening & selection will be done by IIMC

Program Fees 

  • Application Fee:  INR 2,000/-
  • Program Fee: INR 1,85,000/- +service tax
  • Registration Fee: INR 4,625/-
  • Campus Fee: INR 30,000/- + service tax
  • Total Fee: INR 2,19,625/-
IIMC invests a lot to maintain high quality of program delivery. The student fee includes all the course material which is books, simulations and cases, certification and alumni membership for IIMC.
  • Program fees are payable online or through Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Hughes Communications India Limited”
  • Campus fee is mandatory and will be payable by student directly to “Indian Institute of Management Calcutta”.
  • Campus fee includes Books/ Study Materials Fee for the complete program.
  • Fee once paid is neither refundable nor transferable towards any other student/program/batch

Important Dates:

  • Last date of application: 10th September 2015
  • Last date of 1st installment: 6th October 0215
  • Orientation and briefing: 8th October 2015
  • Class start date: To be announced


 Installment Date Amount INR
 I 6th October 2015 96,473/-
 II 6th January 2016 74,100/-
 III 6th April 2016 45,600/-