IT Professionals Sharpen Your Management Competence

General Management for IT Professionals - IIM Kozhikode

Batch 01

Duration : 12 Months
Mode : Direct to Device [D2D]
Fee : INR 3,25,000 + GST
(EMI starts at INR 6221/- pm*)

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General Management for IT Professionals Programme Overview

Time to broaden your horizon as the demand upticks for general management skills. The 12 months General Management for IT Professionals Programme (GMIT) by IIM Kozhikode is the most comprehensive and intensive programme. This learning journey will provide time for introspection and reflection. IIMK – General Management for IT Professionals Programme strives to scale up IT professionals’ potential at the workplace with knowledge of global business, strategies for surviving in the competitive digital world, and organizational management practices. IIMK- General Management for IT Professionals Programme aims to impart contemporary general management education to IT executives who desire to transition from functional roles to general management roles. Working IT Professionals desiring to build management skills in all core management areas including marketing, finance, organization behaviour, strategy, and operations. IIM Kozhikode – General Management for IT Professionals focuses on IT management to offer an increased alignment of the programme with the profession of the participants. Modules of the General Management for IT Professionals programme include functional topics of management like Business Statistics, Contemporary Issues in IS, Data Visualization, Emerging Technologies & Data Analytics, Entrepreneurship & New Ventures and many more.

The Growth Drivers - IT Industry in India

  • “IT spending in India is estimated to reach US $ 98.5 Billion in 2022. India's IT sector market is projected to reach the US $ 100 Billion by 2025.”

General Management for IT Professionals - Programme Highlights


IIM Kozhikode - Executive Alumni Status


Certification from Premier B-School - IIM Kozhikode

direct to device

Convenient Direct to Device [D2D] learning

Proven Pedagogy

Proven Pedagogy

online learning

Experience high-impact live online learning

Data Analytics

Hands-on experience for various Emerging Technologies, Data Analytics & HRM Tools


Explore real-world case studies

llM Kozhikode faculty

Experience immersive learning by eminent llM Kozhikode faculty

General Management for IT Professionals - Learning Outcomes

international business

Exposure to key concepts in entrepreneurship and international business

IT professionals

Dedicated module on business leadership for IT professionals

general management

Impart contextual and functional knowledge of general management


Master in-demand skills of general management to develop a strategic mindset

General Management for IT Professionals - Pedagogy

The programme curriculum is oriented to catalyze learning through association, discussion and reflection. The class will be driven by the active participation of the participants to facilitate learning through discussions. Participants will get exposure to readings like cases and articles will be used to generate discussions. Herein, learning is expected to happen through an interactive environment.

General Management for IT Professionals - Programme Details


  • Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma Holders (only 10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government/recognized international universities) in any discipline
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience
  • Selections is based on detailed candidate profiles


  • There will be periodic evaluations built-in throughout the duration of the programme
  • These may be in the form of a quiz, assignment, project, case studies or other objectives/subjective assessments
  • The evaluations are designed to ensure continuous participant engagement with the course and encourage learning

Specimen Certificate

General Management for IT Professionals Programme Structure

Application Fee Programme Fee
INR 2,000 + GST INR 3,25,000 + GST
Initial Fees 1st Installment 2nd Installment 3rd Installment
INR 95,000 + GST INR 75,000 + GST INR 75,000 + GST INR 75,000 + GST
    • 2 Way Interactive Lectures via HD Virtual Classrooms
      • On Sunday, the session starts from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • The application closing date for admission into this programmes is September 28, 2021.
    • IIM Kozhikode - GMIT programme begins on June 28, 2021.
    • IIM Kozhikode - GMIT programme ends on September, 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

General Management for IT Professionals - Programme Content

  • Organization and Market Economics
  • Business Statistics
  • Writing skills and personal development
  • Case study and Management Class Pedagogy
  • Overview of Information Systems Management
  • Digital Business Models & Platform Economy
  • Contemporary Issues in IS
  • Data Visualization
  • Emerging Technologies and Data analytics
  • Management of IT Products & Services
  • Digital Marketing
  • Marketing of Services & Products
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Design Thinking
  • Project Management
  • Service Operations Management
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis
  • Financial Accounting in IS
  • Organization Behavior and Leadership in IT Workplace
  • Human Resource Management and Tools
  • Competition and Strategy- Role of Strategic IS
  • International business
  • Entrepreneurship & New Ventures

*The in person sessions such as Virtual Live Classrooms and Campus immersions are subject to prevailing government rules pertaining to the pandemic. Jaro Education / Institute will keep all candidates updated accordingly


Upon successfully completing this programme, you’ll earn a General Management for IT Professionals – llM Kozhikode (subject to fulfilment of attaining overall 75% attendance); it will add considerable value to your professional credentials.

    • The participants will have to secure the minimum pass marks in the respective evaluation components
    • Those who successfully complete the same and satisfy the requisite attendance criteria will be awarded a certificate of completion
    • If you are unable to clear the evaluation criteria but have the requisite attendance will be awarded a Participation certificate

Programme Chair

Mr. Debashis Chatterjee

Director - IIM Kozhikode

Programme Chair

Prof. Abhipsa Pal

Prof. Abhipsa Pal

Faculty Fellow & Chairperson (Forum for Living Rights), Information System at IIM Kozhikode

Professor Abhipsa Pal has a Ph.D. in Information Systems, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. She also received a B.Tech degree in Comp Sci. & Eng., West Bengal University of Technology.

Prof. A Pal’s teaching areas are information systems and digital business models. She focuses on research areas like Mobile Payment Technology, Technology Usage & Adoption and Information & Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D).

Prof. Vidushi Pandey

Prof. Vidushi Pandey

Assistant Professor- Information Systems at IIM Kozhikode

Professor Vidushi Pandey is recognised as the Fellow Program in Management, the Indian Institute of Management Raipur. Since March 2020, Prof. Pandey is an Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode.

She has a prior experience as an Assistant Professor, ICFAI Business School Hyderabad (Dec 2017 – Feb 2020).

Professor Pandey has several publications and research undertaken, namely, ‘A framework for understanding citizens’, ‘A comprehensive four-stage framework for evaluation of Information Communication Technologies for Development interventions’, etc.

About IIM Kozhikode

Indian Institute Of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) pioneered the Interactive – Learning (I-L) Program for working executives in India. The interactive learning programme started with 300 class contact hours in 2001-02, the two-year-long Executive Management Education Programme is today the most rigorous available in the country having around 738 class contact hours.

The institute moved to its new campus in January 2003 and the number of programs increased manifold with this step. The training activity is expected to witness further growth with the latest 64 room executive hostel and the construction of a modern 200-bed management development complex. IIM Kozhikode Institute today is a leader in Faculty Development Programmes (FDP), conducting the largest number of programmes (18) totalling 20 weeks in 2008-09, and is the major QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Centre of the All Indian Council of Technical Education, in the field of management education.


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