Executive Program On Managing Business Decisions: A Quantitative Approach (EPMBD)-Indian Institute Of Management(IIM) Kolkata

This program will equip working professionals and practitioners with the concepts and practical skills of quantitative reasoning and modeling in the business world, using spreadsheets and user-friendly software
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INR 252,781

Course at a Glance

Mode of learning : Online - Instructor Lead(LVC)

Domain / Subject : Business & Management

Function : Leadership/Management

Starts on : 3rd Nov 2014

Duration : 1 Year

Difficulty : Medium


  • Equip practitioners with key concepts and tools of modelling and business analytics
  • Gain improved business intuition for making efficient strategic and tactical business decisions of real economic consequence

The program assumes that the participants would have working knowledge of basic management functions, and hence would focus mostly on application areas of management.

  • The program offers specialized knowledge in the following areas:
        -   Sales and Marketing
        -   Accounting and Finance
        -   Operations
  • Practical orientation with project work under faculty guidance. This needs projects to be presented during the visit to IIM Calcutta campus towards the end of program
  • Convenient schedule with four hours class per week on Sunday



  • Duration: One year
  • Frequency: Once a week
  • Class Schedule: Sunday - 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
  • Delivery: Through classes at NIIT Imperia Centre for Advanced Learning in your city,* using Synchronous Learning Technology Platform
  • Campus visit Details: In addition, there will be a mandatory 3-day campus module at IIM Calcutta at the start of the program and a mandatory 5-day campus module at IIM Calcutta towards the end of the program

Batch Details
Last Date of Application:
August 21, 2014
Class start on or after: November 2014

Program Fee: Rs. 2,24,975 + 12.36% Service Tax = Rs. 2,52,782/-
The fee above is inclusive of all academic charges, examinations, textbooks and study material. All fees are non-refundable. Fees can be paid by cash, or cheque/demand draft drawn in favour of ‘NIIT Ltd. Imperia Collection A/c’. A deferred payment facility exists with the following schedule:
  • With Application#: Rs. 10,000 + 12.36% service tax = Rs. 11,236/-
  • On Registration:  Rs. 89,878/-
  • Instalment 1 (Nov 2014): Rs. 50,556/-
  • Instalment 2 (Jan 2015) Rs. 50,556/-
  • Instalment 3 (Mar 2015) Rs. 50,556/-

(Students to submit the PDCs towards future instalments as per the due dates at the time of registration).


A mandatory Campus Module fee is to be paid vide DD drawn in favour of IIM Calcutta, before every campus visit. This amount includes boarding and lodging. Travel arrangements (including the travel expenses) for the campus visit have to be made by the students themselves.
The Campus Instalment to be paid vide DD drawn in favour of ‘Indian Institute of Management Calcutta’ payable at Kolkata
  • Campus Instalment 1 (Oct 2014): Rs. 10,500/- (Rs. 3,500/- per day) + Applicable Tax
  • Campus Instalment 2 (June 2015): Rs. 17,500/- (Rs. 3,500/- per day) + Applicable Tax


Initial payment will be refunded completely if the applicant is not selected for the program by the institute. This does not include the application amount of Rs. 1,124/-. Initial payment will not be refunded in case of any/all of the following conditions:
  • The application is found to be incomplete or inaccurate at any stage of scrutiny (Appearing in PAT does not confirm application acceptance/clearance of scrutiny) 
  • The applicant is offered a seat for the program and does not join before the date mentioned in the offer letter.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in all respects. The selection offer letter is for a specific batch of a program. Neither the offer for admission nor the initial amount is transferable to any other program or batch.

Kindly Note:

  • Dates will be confirmed as you enroll for this program

Course eligibility


  • Those who need to use quantitative techniques to arrive at optimal decisions will find this program stimulating and challenging
  • Executives in management roles seeking sharper analytical skills, based on robust analysis of data 
  • A working knowledge of basic mathematics and simple logic, in addition to basic management functions
  • Participants are also expected to have basic familiarity with Microsoft Excel
  • Aspiration and ambition to excel by employing logical and analytical tools that provide a higher, deeper level of understanding and insights into the decision-making process 
  • Applicants should be working professionals/self-employed (need to submit supporting proof)
  • Graduates (10+2+3)/Post Graduates in any discipline with min. 50% marks[(aggregate- considering results of all years (e.g. 3 or 4 together)] recognised by UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience post completion of graduation is required as on 1st September 2014
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Admission procedure

Admission Process


  • Applicants should be working professionals/self-employed (need to submit supporting proof)
  • Graduates (10+2+3)/Post Graduates in any discipline with min. 50% marks[(aggregate- considering results of all years (e.g. 3 or 4 together)] recognised by UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience post completion of graduation is required as on 1st September 2014
Eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of their performance in the Program Aptitude Test (PAT) to be conducted by NIIT Imperia, together with the assessment of background and motivation (Statement of Purpose-Annexure I of the Application Form) based on the application form submitted.
Selected applicants need to resubmit the latest proof of current employment at the time of registration.


Up to 90% of the program fee can be availed as ‘Customised Education Loan’ from leading banks to enable the participants to spread the repayment over a period of 36 months. However, the applicant shall be eligible for bank loans as per the concerned bank norms.
Neither NIIT Imperia nor the Institute will be held responsible for any delay in disbursement of the bank loan.


  • Statistical Tools for Managers
  • Business Environment
  • Accounting and Finance for Executives
  • Operations Research & Strategy
  • Quantitative Applications in Marketing
  • Quantitative Applications in Finance
  • Quantitative Applications in Strategic Operations & Services
  • Business Forecasting & Other Decision Making Tools


  • Evaluation by: IIM Calcutta
  • Evaluation Mode: Evaluation may also include one or more of the following: Online assessment / case study discussions/quiz/assignments/offline assessment (paper-pencil test)/class participation.

The final decision on evaluation methods rests with the institute and may change without prior intimation. Based on the performance in the assessments, participants are awarded grades (Excellent, Good, Average, Poor) in every module.

Participants with ‘Poor’ grades in not more than two modules will receive a ‘Certificate of Completion’ in Executive Program on Managing Business Decisions: A Quantitative Approach. Participants with more than 2 ‘Poor’ grades will receive a ‘Certificate of Participation’.
Certificates shall be issued directly by IIM Calcutta


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