Executive Programme in Cyber Security for Organizations [EPCSO]

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Course Duration
10 months
Application Closure Date
Closing Soon
Commencement Date
July 2023
Session Timings
First Session: 2.30 pm to 3.45 pm
Second Session: 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm
Sessions will be held on every Sunday

Programme Overview

In today’s digital age, cyber threats and crimes are increasing at a rapid pace. To tackle the pressing threats and challenges effectively, pursue an Executive Programme in Cyber Security for Organizations specifically designed for non-technical professionals, engineers, IT project managers, and early-career IT professionals who want to comprehensively understand the cyber security landscape. It is a multi-disciplinary programme that targets managers and other professionals who want to advance their careers in this field. The programme covers a range of topics, including designing security policy and postures, network security, threat intelligence, risk management, incident response, and more.

Throughout the programme, you will learn from experienced instructors and industry experts who will guide you through established principles and practices which are deployed in real-world scenarios. This programme is designed to provide participants with a holistic understanding of cybersecurity, including the latest technologies, industry best practices, and actionable insights to address emerging threats. You will also have the opportunity to network with other professionals in the industry, allowing you to build valuable connections and gain insights from their experiences.

Programme Highlights


Executive Execution Alumni Status- IIM Indore

Certificate of Completion from IIM Indore


3 days On-campus Module


Holistic Curriculum


Interactive Online Learning


Capstone Project

Admission Criteria

Eligibility & Selection

Diploma (10+2+3)/Graduate/Post Graduate from Universities recognised by the Association of Indian Universities with minimum 50% marks in either diploma, graduation, or post-graduation (or its equivalent) with at least two years of work experience.

*Internships and Trainee experiences are not considered full-time work experience.

Who should attend?

Management at the middle and upper levels, as well as senior functionaries in civil society organisations. This programme is primarily for those in Strategy and International Business, as well as those in other senior positions. Furthermore, participants with experience in Legal professionals in organisations, Economists & Research Scholars, C-Suite Professionals, Consulting Professionals, Political Leaders, Government roles, Defense Leaders, and so on are welcome to attend.

Syllabus Breakdown

  • Introduction to Cybersecurity: Issues and Challenges
  • Introduction to Defensive and offensive Cybersecurity Landscape
  • Security in the inter-connected world: Cloud, Mobile, IoT
  • Incident Response and Digital Forensics
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Identify and Access Management (IAM) Concepts
  • IAM Layers and Technology
  • Data Privacy, and Data Protection
  • Overview of Cyber Crime
  • Information Risk Management
  • Information Security: Strategy and Policy
  • Information Security Governance
  • Designing Cyber Security Framework for an Organization
  • Cyber Security Audit in Organizations
  • Overview of Prevailing Cyber Law
  • Capstone Project: Student Boardroom Role Play to prepare Cyber security roadmap for an organisation
Interactive Lectures
Project work
Case discussions
Term papers and Assignments
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About IIM Indore

IIM Indore is in the forefront of providing carefully curated programmes which cater to the needs of executives. IIM Indore is renowned for its focus on academic excellence which is reinforced by the Triple Crown accreditation that IIM Indore has achieved. Being the second IIM to receive this achievement and being among the top 1% of business schools globally to have the Triple Crown accreditation, our executive education programmes are contextually relevant to meet the demands of contemporary business challenges. The institute has also ranked among the Top 100 business schools globally, as well as among the top institutions in India.

FT Executive Education Rankings Business Standard 2022

NIRF – Management Category 2022

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Programme Certification

Participants who successfully meet the evaluation criteria will receive the prestigious ‘Certificate of Completion’ from IIM Indore.

Note: The sample certificate is indicative. The Institute reserves the right to revise it.

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Fee Structure

Programme fee
Fee Structure
Registration Fee
INR 2,500/-
Programme Fees
INR 2,30,000/-
*All the above fee is exclusive of GST.
*Registration fee is non- refundable.
*The above fee does not included Executive Education Alumni fee.
Installment Pattern
Installment Pattern
1st Instalment
(Payable at the time of admission)
INR 90,000/-
2nd Instalment
INR 70,000/-
3rd Instalment
INR 70,000/-
Total Fee
INR 2,30,000/-
*The above fee is exclusive of GST
  • Note: *All the amounts mentioned above are exclusive of GST.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Describe the evaluation methodology for the EPCSO by IIM Indore?
  • Performance of participants will be monitored on a continuous evaluation basis through quizzes, assignments, tests and examinations. The participant is required to score minimum marks/grades as decided by the Institute from time to time to complete the course.
Elaborate on the programme's pedagogy?

The approach will combine lectures, case discussions, project work, term papers, and assignments to provide a well-rounded learning experience.

Who should attend the EPCSO by IIM Indore?
  • This multi-disciplinary course is designed to equip non-engineers/non-tech graduates, managers, Engineers, and Cybersecurity Career aspirants: Early-career IT professionals, IT project managers and engineers wanting to gain the ability to think critically about the threat landscape, including vulnerabilities in cyber security for career advancement.
  • Managers who lead technology functions.
Specify the attendance criteria for the programme.
  • Participants are expected to attend all sessions of a given course. However, Participants may take leave on account of emergencies, subject to the approval of the Programme Coordinator. However, a 75% minimum attendance requirement would be considered for the final grading. For less than 75% attendance, a grade cut as per the norms will be applied.

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Zuhaib Shaikh

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