Senior Leadership Programme (SLP) from IIM Kozhikode

Currently Closed


Standing well into the second decade of the current millennium, in an increasingly globalized business environment, most organizations are subject to never-before witnessed complex challenges on a daily basis. Additionally, a key challenge for any organization today is the relative dearth of skilled Senior Managers who can provide the necessary dynamic business leadership which is much-needed to capitalize on growth opportunities.

The Senior Leadership Programme (SLP) from IIMK aims to address this scarcity of holistic Senior Management skills in fast growing companies. By developing an integrated approach to management that combines the imagination and panache of entrepreneurs with the strong functional focus of operating managers, SLP from IIMK prepares a practicing manager for Senior Management roles and provides a much-needed boost to one's career. Over the 6 months of SLP even as a working executive manager pursues his / her current career, SLP from IIMK would enable him / her to learn from the best minds in business and from an outstanding peer group.

SLP from IIMK: Program Objectives
  • Premier certification from IIM Kozhikode
  • Specifically targeted at Senior Management to prepare them for topmost positions in their respective organizations

Who should attend

The program is designed for self-motivated Middle to Senior Level Managers who want to quickly rise to the Top Management in their respective organizations across all industries in India and the Middle-East.


  • Working executives working in at least Middle Management roles and with a minimum of 10 years’ of work experience.
  • Full-time Graduation in any stream.

Selection Criteria

  •  Applicants will be selected based on their profile & work exposure
Schedule & Duration 
  • Live Classes: Saturdays 12:15 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Duration: 6-months
  • Campus classes for 3 days at IIM Kozhikode (dates will be announced in advance during the course)

SLP from IIMK: Core Value

Increase the span of fundamental business knowledge amongst managers. The course is designed to provide with an in-depth understanding of individual functional domains as well as the linkages across the different functional domains that are critical to drive business performance.

Provide an adequate thrust on interpersonal skills such as networking, persuasion & influence, communication, negotiation and coaching skills which are essential for effective business leadership.
Increase a manager's self-awareness of emotions, personal and business values and blind spots that together lead to development of one's own leadership style and ability to leverage it effectively for optimum business success.


Certificate will be provide by IIM Kozhikode


The program will include various methods of training such as lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and computer exercises. These methods will be used to provide inputs to facilitate conceptual understanding and hands on experience in managing complex projects.

SLP from IIMK: Program Details

  • Understanding Strategy
  • Financial Analysis for Business Decisions
  • Managing Groups and Teams
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Working Capital Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Management Control Systems
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Applied Marketing Strategy
  • Managing Competition
  • Corporate Finance
  • Understanding Organizations & Motivating people
  • Entrepreneurship and New Ventures
  • Managing Change and Transformation
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Strategic Alliances
  • Leading Organizations

SLP from IIMK: Program Directors

The Programme will be driven by Prof. Dr. Debashis Chatterjee, Ex- Director, IIM Kozhikode. Professor Debashis Chatterjee has taught leadership classes at Harvard University and at the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM), Calcutta, Lucknow, and Kozhikode, for nearly two decades. He has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright Fellowship twice for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral work at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. His published work includes six books, such as Leading Consciously (Foreword by Peter M. Senge) and Break Free (Penguin), that have been translated into several international languages. He has trained more than 10,000 managers globally in Fortune 100 corporations and has served as leadership coach to political leaders and CEOs of major Indian organizations. He has served as Dean of an international business school in Singapore. A pioneer in the field of Asian models in leadership, Professor Chatterjee also serves as an independent director on the boards of several multinational and Indian companies. He can be reached at and on the Web at Additionally, select faculty from IIMK and other industry experts will be involved in program delivery.

SLP from IIMK: Program Fees

At application stage:

Application Fee: INR 1,500/-

After Selection:

Registration Fees: 2,500/-
Tuition Fees: INR 1,00,000/- (Tuition Fees INR 85,000/- and Campus Fees INR 15,000/-)
Total Fees: 1,02,500/- (service tax @ 12.36% extra)
Total Fees is payable in two installments as below:
1st Installment: INR 62,500/- plus service tax
2nd Installment: INR 40,000/- plus service tax

Campus accommodation charges @ INR 1750/- per night (indicative) payable at the time of campus. No other charges.

Installment Details
Installment Date Amount INR
I 2014-10-10 62,500/- plus taxes
II 2015-03-10 40,000/- plus taxes

Important Dates

Application Closure Date: 31st October, 2014
Last Date for Payment of 1st installment: 10th November, 2014
Technical Training: 2nd week of November, 2014
Campus dates: 14th to 16th November 2014
Class Start Date at Local Learning Center: 22nd November, 2014