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DURATION 1 Year Live Online Sessions 3 hours/ week Sunday, 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

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Programme Overview

Designed for experienced professionals who have been persistently carving and shaping their organisations for long-term success, IIM Kozhikode's Advanced Strategic Management Programme will help you lead and implement strategic change in your organisation. This programme will equip you with skills to redefine your organisation's strategy through proven frameworks and best practices in business strategy, decision-making, future business models, and rise to senior leadership positions.

Why enrol in this Strategic Management programme
Advanced Strategic Management Programme
Other SM programmes (Online via recorded lectures)
All classes are delivered via LIVE ONLINE format by IIMK faculty & industry experts
Executive ALUMNI Status
PEER-TO-PEER learning through weekly interactions with other participants
Accredited institution Dual accreditation No accreditation
Best-in-class curriculum Created by one of India’s premier B-School Created by a non-accredited institution
FLEXIBLE PAYMENT options with multiple instalments

Programme Modules

  • Introduction to Strategy - Past-Present-Future
  • Strategic Consulting and Strategic Planning
  • Foundations of Strategy Formulation
  • Planned vs Emergent Strategy
  • Environmental Uncertainty and Strategic Planning
  • Scenario Planning
  • Industry Analysis
  • Measuring and Reporting Financial Position and Financial Performance
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Analysing and Interpreting Financial Statements
  • An overview of Management Accounting
  • Making Capital Investment Decisions
  • Managing Working Capital
  • The Critical Concepts of Economics
  • Fundamentals of Supply and Demand
  • Economics of Uncertainty
  • Capital, Interest, and Profits
  • International Trade
  • An Overview of Macroeconomics
  • Economic Growth
  • Operations Strategy
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Human Resources Strategy
  • Firm Resources and capabilities
  • Value Creation and Value Chain
  • Competitive Advantage
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Business Strategy in a Globalised Digital & Highly
  • Regulated World
  • Corporate Diversification Strategy
  • Achieving Growth through Acquisitions
  • Making Strategic Alliances Work
  • Internationalisation Strategies
  • Balanced Scorecard
  • Strategy Implementation using Analytics
  • Strategy and Organisational Structure
  • Strategy and Organisational Culture
  • Strategy and Organisational Communication
  • Implementation Risks & Mitigation
  • Business Models of the Future
  • Digital Transformation Strategies
  • Design Thinking and its Application in Organisational Strategy
  • Strategic Leadership and Change Management
  • Leading High-performance Teams
  • Leading organisations into a new paradigm/ growth strategies
  • Leadership inspired by Indian culture (Bhagavad Geeta and Indian Mythology)
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Why Design? : Introduction to Design Thinking Philosophy
  • Deep Dive to Understand the Use Contexts
  • Exploring Possible Solutions: Design Thinking Processes & Tool Kits
  • Strategy Simulation
  • Capstone Project Presentations

- Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/ modified/ adapted to fit the total programme hours.

Programme Highlights

100+ Hours of Live Online
Video Lectures


Case Studies

Industry Speakers

Peer Feedback


Capstone Project

Who is this Programme for?

This pure-play strategy programme is for professionals who want to sharpen their strategic skills to identify, unlock, and capture disruptive growth for their organisations.

This programme is ideal for senior and mid-level professionals keen to develop a strategic mindset and transition into high-level strategic leadership roles that drive corporate strategy, and looking for best practices from market-leading companies to scale their business.

Additionally, senior executives involved in driving their organisation's business strategy via structured strategic insights will benefit from the programme.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop an understanding of strategic management processes and functional strategies
  • Enhance skills needed to analyse financial and economic financial statements and economics principles to guide decision-making
  • Build the ability to make strategic decisions at various business and organisational levels by using various tools and frameworks
  • Gain insights into the identification and implementation of effective growth strategies
  • Advance leadership skills by employing data-driven problem-solving and innovative solutions
  • Establish a strategic mindset to diagnose problems in the organisation and make practical recommendations

IIM Kozhikode Executive Alumni Status

On successful completion of the programme, participants will be eligible for the prestigious IIM Kozhikode Executive Alumni Status. These participants will subsequently receive the alumni registration details from IIM Kozhikode. The benefits include:

  • Access to a new Alumni Email Id with login details and credentials
  • Eligible to receive Publications and Newsletters of IIMK periodically
  • Online access login details to Kasebook (Online Alumni Portal)
  • Issuance of Alumni Identity Card
  • Availing MDC/Guest Rooms at prevailing rates subject to availability

Note: The Executive Alumni benefits are subject to the discretion of IIM Kozhikode.

Programme Director

Prof. M. K. Nandakumar, PhD

Associate Professor, Strategic Management

Dr. M.K. Nandakumar is a Professor at the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK). He is a member of the Peer Review College of the British Academy of Management and an editorial board member of the Journal of International Management and Management Decision. He has worked in three leading universities in the United Kingdom: the University of Salford, Middlesex University, and the University of East London, London. More info

Industry Expert

Andrea Stone


Leadership Coach

With over 25 years of experience in marketing and product roles in global technology industries and in leadership development, Andrea has led teams across Asia and Europe.

She has collaborated with teams in emerging and developed markets globally to develop, manage and market data network services and mobile applications. More info

- Industry Experts' sessions could be scheduled on a different time zone, depending on speaker availability

Emeritus Insights

Free One-Year Access to Emeritus Insights

This programme features 1 year of free Premium Access to Emeritus Insights—a mobile app with 5,000+ bite-sized, business-focused videos to help you meet your daily learning goals on the go.

Complimentary Annual Digital WSJ Membership

As a participant in the programme, you can enjoy a complimentary annual digital membership to The Wall Street Journal, giving you unlimited access to award-winning journalism across any device. From business and world news, to technology and life and arts, WSJ provides ambitious and fact-based reporting that readers can trust.

Participant Testimonials

"After completing the programme, I was able to actively apply the learnings gained, especially from the Analytics and Decision making tools. This helped me build clearer and stronger business growth models."

Dinesh Agaskar

CEO, Nemera International Co. Ltd.

"The modules covering Strategy, Economics and Finance, were the standout features of this programme for me. I have been a part of various strategy teams for some time now, but have gained an enhanced analytical ability after completing this programme."

Raghuraj Venkatapur

Senior Advisor Architect/Azure Capability Lead, DXC Technology

"I really liked and enjoyed Simulation module of the course. It helped me to think more on company strategies and how important is the decision making in any business."

Purushottam Mukkundi

Regional Sales Operations Manager - Siemens Energy

Programme Certificate

Participants who successfully complete all evaluation components with minimum pass marks and meet the requisite 75% minimum attendance criteria will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from IIM Kozhikode. Participants who are unable to clear the evaluation criteria but have the requisite attendance will be awarded a Participation Certificate.

Sample Certificate

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

Past Participant Profiles

Work Experience
Past Participant Experience
Top Industries
  • IT Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Banking & Finance
Top Functions
  • Operations
  • General Management
  • Marketing and Sales
Top Companies
  • Airbus Group
  • Apple
  • Boeing

Past Participants of Emeritus Work at

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Emeritus Career Services

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  • Career Management Modules on:
    • Building an Impressive Resume & Cover Letter
    • Building an Impressive LinkedIn Profile
    • Navigating Job Search
    • Interview Preparation
  • Past participants of Emeritus work at Microsoft, ICICI Bank, Infosys, HDFC, AirBnB, TCS, Ola, Flipkart, JSW, Wipro, Honeywell, JP Morgan, Reliance Jio, Mahindra, Gartner, Accenture, Cognizant, amongst others

Please note:

  • This service is available only for Indian residents enrolled into select Emeritus programmes.
  • IIM Kozhikode or Emeritus do NOT promise or guarantee a job or progression in your current job. Career Services is only offered as a service that empowers you to manage your career proactively. The Career Services mentioned here are offered by Emeritus. IIM Lucknow is NOT involved in any way and makes no commitments regarding the Career Services mentioned here.

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