Accelerated General Management Programme - IIM Ahmedabad

Batch 09

Take your Management Career a Notch Higher
Duration : 1 Year
Mode : Online and Campus (Subject to government regulations)
Fee : INR 6,65,000 + GST

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Introduction to Accelerated General Management Programme

This one-year programme has been designed specifically to equip working professionals with aspects of general management in a global business environment. This programme comprises of functions of business management as well as contemporary and new age topics which will enable participants to broaden their business perspective and develop on tools and techniques required for managing today’s businesses.

Accelerated General Management Programme Overview

IIM Ahmedabad – Accelerated General Management Programme is an extensive 1-year programme specially designed for working professionals with aspects of general management in a global business environment.
This programme helps participants to broaden their business perspective and develop a strong foundation on tools and techniques to escalate business management in today’s competitive times.
IIMA – Accelerated General Management Programme covers all new age and contemporary topics to level up the participants in their current leadership roles.
Participants will explore learning via rich experiences from across the industries and an innovatively blended pedagogy.

Accelerated General Management Programme Objectives

  • To equip aspiring Managers at the middle levels (in medium and large corporates) with the 'General Management' concepts, paradigms, and theories
  • To understand how management as a set of functions can contribute to effective decision making and aid in developing the strategy and organization of the business by integrating functions
  • To develop skills required to take strategic and managerial decisions such as planning, organizational design and change management, implementing new strategies, mergers and acquisitions, operational strategies, manage interfaces with the public, media, and government.

Accelerated General Management Programme Highlights

Certification from a premier B-school

Alumni status from IIM Ahmedabad

Campus immersions at IIM Ahmedabad

Intensive and immersive campus learning along with 2-way interactions via HD Virtual Classrooms (VC)

Peer networking and learning opportunities across various industries

Acquire new age management skills for the global business world


  • Working managers with an experience profile of five years or more, ideally upto 10 years. Those with up to 15 years of experience but only in one functional domain, will also be considered. The candidates should be graduates/post graduates in any discipline with 50% or more marks.
  • Participants would be selected on the basis of assessment of their background and motivation based on the application form submitted

Accelerated General Management Programme Structure

Classroom Component

This component forms the core of AGMP spread over 1 year, it consists of classes twice a week on the IOL. Faculty assigned by IIMA will take these modules.

Campus Component

Generally, the programme has three campus modules covering 12 days on campus. However, in the current situation of pandemic, the number of campus modules will be subject to government advisories from time to time.

Campus Visit

  • 3 visits of 12 days (5+3+4)
  • First module - 1st to 5th September, 2021

Programme Privilege

Library & Institute I – Card(Participates would be provided restricted remote Library access.)

Programme Schedule

  • Saturday and Sunday at 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM (IOL / Studio sessions)


There will be Written Test, Assignments, Online tests, etc. to evaluate the participants.
Participants are evaluated on the basis of examinations for all the courses. Participants will be given any of the following grades: “Satisfactory Plus” (S+), “Satisfactory” (S), Unsatisfactory (U). A participant will be asked to leave the programme and the fees will be then forfeited in any of the following cases;

  • If a participant get 2nd U for academic indiscipline wherein Academic indiscipline included cheating /copying /plagiarism in assignments and examinations and facilitating cheating in anyway or is found having integrity issue during the programme
  • If a participants gets 4th U for underperformance
  • If a participant get 1U for academic indiscipline and 3US for under-performance
  • The norms of the programme require a participant to attend at least 80% of attendance to become eligible to receive the certificate failing which a participant won't be awarded the certificate

IIM Ahmedabad - AGMP Fee Structure

Application Fee Total Programme Fee (exclusive of Application Fee)
INR 2,000 + GST INR 6,65,000 + GST
Initial payment 1st Installment 2nd Installment 3rd Installment
15 days from the date of offer November 10th, 2021 February 10th, 2022 May 10th, 2022
INR 1,73,750 + GST INR 1,73,750 + GST INR 1,73,750 + GST INR 1,43,750 + GST
  • Last Date of Receipt of Application : August 8th, 2021
  • Registration & Initial Payment Fee : 15 days from the date of offer, August 22nd, 2021
  • Orientation & Briefing by Jaro & IIMA : August 27th, 2021
  • Programme Start Date : September 1st, 2021
  • Online Class Starts : September 11th, 2021
  • Programme End Date : August / September, 2022
  • Any change in any of the applicable taxes during the tenure of the programme, to be borne by the participants
  • Boarding and Lodging during campus visit provided by IIM Ahmedabad
  • Application fee is not included in the Installment pattern

IIM Ahmedabad - Accelerated General Management Curriculum

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


IIM Ahmedabad - Accelerated General Management Content:

  • Pedagogies of Learning
  • Quantitative Decision Making
  • Managerial Computing
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Micro Economics Analysis and Policies
  • Marketing Management
  • Developing Human Resources
  • Strategic Management
    • Managerial Communication
  • Organizational behaviour
  • Organizational Theory
  • Managing Cost and Control
  • Managing Information Systems
  • Economic Environment and Policies
  • Operations Management
  • Legal Aspects of Business
  • Retail Management and CRM
  • Business to Business Marketing
  • Managing Supply Chain
  • Talent Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • The Social Media communication Coporate Reputation
  • Business Analytics and Big Data
  • Neuroscience and Consumer Behaviour
  • Design Thinking & Inn0vation
  • Managing Professional Services
  • Organization Resilience and Innovation
    • Digital Marketing
  • Corporate Governance
  • Value creation and measurement
  • Managing Negotiations
    • Leadership: Vision, Meaning and Reality
    • Capstone

IIM Ahmedabad - Accelerated General Management Certificate

IIM Ahmedabad shall carry out the assessment as per the course outline. At the end of the programme, eligible participants will receive a Certificate of completion of the programme from IIMA subject to assessment and attainment 0f 80% of attendance.

Work Experience

Industry Representation

IIM Ahmedabad- Accelerated General Management Programme Directors

Prof. Amit Karna

Professor of Strategy, PhD (Strategic Management), Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Administrative Positions Held


  • Chairperson, Placements (Since April 2018)
  • Chairperson, Business Policy Area (2017-20)
  • Chairperson, Centre for Innovation, Incubation & Entrepreneurship (2015-18)


  • Academic Director, Masters program (2013-14) and MBA program (2012-14)

Area of Research

  • Dynamic Capabilities and Strategic Management
  • Strategy-Structure of Professional Service Firms
  • Internationalization of Emerging Market Firms
  • Industrial Clusters and Innovation
  • R&D capabilities, financial performance and capital market returns
  • Strategy and Structure of Professional Service Firms (German Law Firms)
  • Diversification effects on Performance of Firms
  • Internationalization effects on Performance of (Emerging Market) Firms
  • Industrial (IT and ITES) Clusters and effects on International Strategy
  • Business Model Adaptation

Prof. Rajat Sharma

Professor in Marketing, Fellow (Ph.D.), Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, Marketing Area M.Sc., University of Jammu, Mathematics

Prof. Rajat Sharma’s current research interest targets the analysis of the marketing consequences of the Internet and digital media on consumer behavior, industries and markets.

Prof. Sharma has an expertise in the application of analytics in business, with specific emphasis to marketing, sustainability, retailing and e-commerce. He has used many statistical tools in his research including SPSS, LISREL, SmartPLS, Excel and R.

Prof. Sharma is also assisting numerous startups in their consumer behavior analysis, digital and analytical needs.

About IIM Ahmedabad

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad) is a premier public business school established in 1961 and located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. The institute has been instrumental in influencing the business landscape of India at a large scale. With the highest proportion of BSE 500 CEO’s coming from IIM Ahmedabad many corporations across different parts of the globe hire candidates from here for a wide range of functions. It has been consistently ranked as the premier management school in the country by several international agencies. In 2016, the Financial Times ranked IIM Ahmedabad #16 worldwide in its Master in Management Ranking and the QS Global 250 MBA Rankings 2018 ranked it 49 in the world. In India, IIM Ahmedabad has been ranked first in InsideIIM’s list of “India’s Most Desirable B-Schools – 2019” among all Indian business schools.

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