Duration: 6 months

Mode: D2D (Direct to device)

INR 1,55,000 +GST

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The Global business today is constantly evolving. To meet these evolving challenges it is essential to have strategic planning along with exceptional decision-making skills. The IIM-Rothak’s Advance Strategy Management and Design Thinking Programme is one of the best management courses that equips its participants to understand the strategic management process and the impact of the changing business environment and globalization.


IIM Rohtak’s “Advance Strategy Management and Design Thinking” is an IIM Executive program of 6 months, specially developed for senior managers and leaders. It equips them to create and execute effective strategies that will achieve their organisation’s desired outcomes. This programme will help the participants to learn the latest strategic management and design thinking techniques for facing the complex problems of an organisation. Through this programme one can get effectively achieve their organisation’s goals and spark a breakthrough innovation culture. Being one of the best executive courses offered by IIM, a participant of Advance Strategy Management & Design Thinking can look forward to boosting the company’s competitive advantage in the business market.

Why choose this course?

This IIM Rohtak program will help the participants understand organization’s competencies and translate them into strategic opportunities. They will receive the latest training on developing innovative, competitive strategies, and build and implement design thinking capabilities. The Advanced Strategic Management and Design Thinking program also provides in depth learning on the key principles of Strategic Management. You will develop effective frameworks for executing change-management initiatives and train on global business strategies and process driven implementation.

Value Propositions

Certification from a premier B-school

Lectures imparted by experienced & accomplished IIM faculty

Get 2 in-campus learning sessions at IIM Rohtak

Unique blend of strategic management and design thinking curriculum

Peer networking and learning opportunities across various industries

Intensive and immersive learning via 2-way interactive HD Virtual Classrooms (VC)

Programme Objectives

  • Enables participants to understand the next level in the process of strategic management along with the impact of globalisation on changing business environments.
  • Promotes design thinking and advanced strategic planning among the participants.
  • Provides participants an exposure to the fundamental principles and tools of strategic management.
  • Provides an opportunity to analyse the experiences of companies in strategy making and its implementation.
  • To understand the impact of strategic actions on businesses and gear up for smarter strategic decisions.


Working professionals OR Self-employed candidates qualifying below criteria:

  • Graduates or Diploma Holders (only 10+2+3) from a recognized university AND
  • Proven work experience of minimum 4 years

Selections will be based on evaluation of individual profile & statement of purpose (SOP)


The teaching approach will be highly interactive using the technological capabilities of the channel. The pedagogy followed for the programme will consist of case studies, online lectures, projects, peer to peer learning, self-learning, role play, and simulations. Mentoring by faculty and access to learning resources of IIM Rohtak will also be made available. There will be one campus component of 30 hours held at IIM Rohtak. Lectures will be delivered via Direct to Device (D2D) mode and uninterrupted technical support will be made available.

Course Content:

  • Module 1 - Core Concepts (15 sessions)
  • Module 2 - Innovation (9 sessions)
  • Module 3 - International Business Strategy (10 sessions)
  • Module 4 - Competitive Strategy (7 sessions)
  • Module 5 - Strategic Alliance, Mergers and Acquisitions (7 sessions)
  • Module 6 - Coopetition (4 sessions)
  • Module 7 - Models & Frameworks of Strategic Analysis (6 sessions)
  • Module 8 - Strategy Execution and Evaluation (6 sessions)
  • Module 9 - Strategic Change, Leadership and Corporate Governance (6 sessions)
  • Module 10 - Design Thinking Workshop (5 sessions)
  • Module 11 - Emerging Markets (6 sessions)
  • Module 12 - Group Projects (3 sessions)

Programme Fees:

Application Fee INR 2,000/- + GST
Programme Fee INR 1,55,000/- + GST
On-Campus Fee The cost of in-campus charges @ Rs. 3500+Tax (per day) Payable to IIM Rohtak
  • The student fee includes all the course material which is books, simulations, case studies, and certification.
  • Fee once paid is neither refundable nor transferable towards any other student/program/batch.
  • GST will be charged at prevailing rates (currently @18%). Any extra payment due to any change in any of the applicable taxes during the tenure of the program will have to be borne by the student.

Important Dates:

Application Closure Date 28th March 2019
Last Date for Payment of First Instalment At the time of enrollment
Program Duration 6 months
Orientation & Briefing by Jaro April 1st Week
In-campus modules 2 campus emersions 4 days each; each at the beginning and culmination of the course
Class Schedule Saturdays: 15:00 to 18:00; 2 sessions- 75 minutes each

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