Accelerated General Management Programme - IIM Ahmedabad

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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


  • Work experience up to 10 years & those up with 15 years of experience in one functional domain will 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.

Programme Privilege

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

Programme Schedule

  • Saturday and Sunday at 10:00 am to 1:00 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
INR 1,73,750 + GST INR 1,73,750 + GST INR 1,73,750 + GST INR 1,43,750 + GST
  • Commencement Date: 28th March 2022
  • Any change in any of the applicable taxes during the tenure of the programme, to be borne by the participants
  • 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 & Innovation
  • 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

AGMP Work Exp

Industry Representation

AGMP 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
Vineet-Virmani AGMP Program Director

Prof. Vineet Virmani

Fellow, IIMA (Economics), B. Tech (Mech.), IT-BHU Academic Affiliation Assistant Professor, Finance & Accounting Area

Prof. Vineet Virmani received his doctorate in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad with a specialization in Economics. He obtained his engineering degree from the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
After finishing his doctorate Prof. Virmani was a post-doctoral fellow first at the Indian School of Business, and then at IIMA before leaving for industry.

Before coming back to IIMA, Prof Virmani was with Nomura/Lehman Services, Mumbai where he worked with the model validation team for almost four years as a ‘risk quant’. At Nomura/Lehman his work involved testing models for pricing equity derivatives. He also briefly worked with erstwhile Bank of America, Mumbai in an asset management role, and prior to that at Dell, Bangalore as an econometrician.
Prof. Virmani’s interests are primarily applied, with majority of his work being in the area of mathematical finance and monetary economics.


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.

FAQ's IIM Ahmedabad - Accelerated General Management Programme

Yes, students will get an Alumni Status of IIM Ahmedabad. Students who are attending IIM Ahmedabad- Accelerated General Management Programmes will have to attend for a total of 21 days in one or more programmes in order to be eligible for alumni status and alumni identity card, both of which will be awarded as per the prevailing institute policy.

Yes, participants will receive a certificate from IIM Ahmedabad- Accelerated General Management Programme on successful completion of the programme.

The one-year IIM Ahmedabad-Accelerated General Management Programme has been designed specifically to equip working professionals with aspects of general management in a global business environment.

  • To equip aspiring Managers at the middle levels (in mid-sized and large corporates) with the General Management concepts, paradigms, and theories.
  • To help 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 facilitate the professional growth of managers and prepare them for senior management roles in their organizations.

IIM Ahmedabad- Accelerated General Management Programme has an evaluation mode that includes the following:

  • Online/Offline Assessment
  • Case Study Discussions
  • Quiz
  • Assignments

The institute shall carry out the examination and evaluation required for certification.
The final decision is made on the basis of evaluation methods and rests with the programme faculty.

About IIM Ahmedabad

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) is a premier, global management Institute that is at the forefront of promoting excellence in the field of management education. Over the 60 years of its existence, it has been acknowledged for its exemplary contributions to scholarship, practice and policy through its distinctive teaching, high-quality research, nurturing future leaders, supporting industry, government, social enterprise and creating a progressive impact on society. Over the years, IIMA’s academically superior, market-driven, and socially impactful programmes, have earned a high reputation and acclaim globally. It became the first Indian institution to receive international accreditation from EQUIS. The renowned flagship two-year Post-Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) is ranked 20th in the FT Master in Management Ranking 2020 and the one-year Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX) has been ranked 48th in the FT Global MBA rankings 2021. The institute also is placed first in the Government of India’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), India Rankings 2020.

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