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


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
  • Preference will be given to candidates with work experience in IT Industry/IT related job profiles
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience
  • Selections is based on detailed candidate profiles

Assessment & Evaluation

  • The evaluation methodology is the discretion of the faculty
  • The methodology includes online exams, case analysis, class contribution, and any other component as decided by the faculty
  • The program may require participants to work on individual or group assignments and/or projects. The main objective of such assignments/projects will be to help the participants apply conceptual learning in the program to actual organizational decisions scenarios.
  • The participants will have to secure the minimum pass marks in the respective evaluation components

Attendance Criteria

  • A minimum of 75% attendance is a prerequisite for the successful completion of the program

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 1,00,000 + 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.
  • IIM Kozhikode - GMIT programme begins in October, 2021.
  • IIM Kozhikode - GMIT programme ends in 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 course will culminate with a multifaceted group project submission and presentation. The aim of this project would be to give participants an opportunity to apply the course learning on a contemporary business problem and demonstrate their managerial skills.

Programme Certification

  • Participants who successfully meet the evaluation criteria and satisfy the requisite attendance criteria will be awarded a 'Certification of Completion'
  • Participants who are unable to clear the evaluation criteria but have requisite attendance will be awarded a 'Participation Certificate'
GMIT- sample certificate

Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of IIM Kozhikode.

IIM Kozhikode Executive Alumni Status

On successful completion of the program, participants will be eligible for the prestigious IIM Kozhikode executive Alumni status. These participants will subsequently receive the alumni registration details from IIM Kozhikode

Note: The executive alumni benefits are subject to the discretion of IIM Kozhikode

Programme Chair

Mr. Debashis Chatterjee

Director - IIM Kozhikode

Programme Chair

Prof. Abhipsa Pal

Prof. Abhipsa Pal

Faculty Fellow, Information Systems Chairperson, Forum for Living Rights, IIM Kozhikode

Prof. Abhipsa Pal has completed her Ph.D. from IIM Bangalore. Prior to this, she was a senior software developer at Infosys, and has a B.Tech. degree (Computer Science).

Prof. Abhipsa is presently engaged in teaching for various post-graduate programs, for courses like Digital Business Models, and Information Systems. Her research has been published in top-tier management journals like Research Policy, Information Systems Frontiers, and International Journal of Information Management, on topics of mobile payments and technology adoption.

Prof. Vidushi Pandey

Prof. Vidushi Pandey

Assistant Professor - Department of Information Systems Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode

Prof. Vidushi Pandey has a Doctoral degree  in Information Systems from Indian Institute of Management Raipur.  Prior to joining IIM Kozhikode, she was affiliated with IBS Hyderabad as Assistant Professor for a duration of 2 years.  She holds a bachelor degree in engineering and has experience in IT industry before she ventured into the world of academia.

She has published research articles and case studies in several reputed international journals. Her research & teaching interests cover Digital Business Models, Social Media, Citizen Participation, Data Analytics, Data Visualization, ICT for Development and E- Government.

About IIM Kozhikode

Started in 1997 with its Post-Graduate Programme (PGP), the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) is on a high growth trajectory today, offering the widest range of academic programmes in the field of
management education. These include Doctoral Programme in Management, Executive PG Programmes, Management Development Programmes and Faculty Development Programmes. IIMK also set up a Satellite campus at Infopark, Kochi, in 2013 dedicated to Executive Education.

IIMK also has the unique distinction of launching a PhD (Practice Track) programme for working professionals besides bringing in new dynamic courses in Women Leadership, PGP in Business Leadership (2019) PGP-
Finance and PGP in Liberal Studies & Management (2020).


The institute is also home to IIMK LIVE, a first-of-its-kind startup incubation programme and the only Indian Business Museum in the country.
IIM Kozhikode ranks 15th in Asia Pacific and #101+ globally in the QS World University Global Executive MBA Rankings 2020. Since its inception, IIM Kozhikode has successfully carved its niche in the area of
management education, through a judicious blend of academics and real-world practice. The Institute
continually adapts to the rapid influx of changes in the Indian business landscape by providing cutting-edge Management Development Programmes with innovative pedagogy and content to impart industry-relevant knowledge and skills to its executive education participants. Last year, IIM Kozhikode trained more than 3,400 executives through a wide gamut of programmes uniquely crafted for agile minds interested in thought-
provoking questions and learning centred on business transformation and growth.

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