The US$191 billion Indian IT industry is slated to clock US$350 billion in revenue by 2025 (IBEF, 2020). This growth is fueled by an increasing focus on digital transformation and an uptick in emerging technologies disrupting 'business-asusual' processes across industries.

The Professional Certificate Programme in Information Technology Management from the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM Kozhikode) will equip you with the critical cross-disciplinary skills in information technology and business management. You will gain technical knowledge as well as strategic and tactical skills to drive business innovation and competitive strategy in the IT industry. You will also learn to incorporate IT strategies from the perspective of technological disruptors such as AI, ML, data analytics and cloud computing with the business goals of your organisation. On successfully completing the programme, you will be an industry-ready professional, while being eligible for the prestigious IIM Kozhikode Executive Alumni Status.


- Receive a Certificate of Completion from one of India’s leading B-Schools (NIRF, 2020)
- Learn from distinguished IIM Kozhikode faculty, Eruditus global faculty & renowned industry experts
- Experience immersive learning with industry case studies and gain actionable insights
- Be eligible for lifelong Executive Alumni Status and grow your professional network
- Become skilled in the various facets of business, technology and their interrelation
- Explore best practices and use cases in IT Management to enhance business transformation and growth


  • Grasp core managerial concepts to successfully lead technology-driven organisations
  • Develop relevant technological and analytical capabilities to create and optimise complex information systems
  • Gain exposure to strategic perspectives in IT security, risk management, data analytics and business innovation
  • Explore how cloud computing, IoT, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence drive technological disruption
  • Strike a balance between contemporary technical knowledge and managerial skills while advancing your business acumen
  • Understand how to seamlessly manage and apply complex IT processes that aid overall corporate strategy


Professional Certificate Programme in Information Technology Management - Certificate Click to view certificate



      27 March 2021


      10 Months
      (Live Online Sessions
      Every Saturday: 6:45 PM to 9:45 PM)


      INR 1,65,000 + GST

    Who is this Programme For

    This IIM Kozhikode certificate programme is ideal for:

    • Mid-career IT professionals interested in gaining a B-School certification to transition to senior leadership roles or switch career functions
    • Consultants managing clients and tech projects who want to gain a cutting-edge perspective on IT management
    • Senior managers, business heads, and aspiring CTOs and CIOs keen to scale business transformation and growth
    • Non-IT professionals seeking to switch careers and become industry-ready IT management professionals
    • Entrepreneurs interested to understand and deploy IT management principles/ strategies for business growth
    • ELIGIBILITY - Graduates (10+2+3)/ Diploma Holders (10+3) in any discipline from a recognised university with minimum 1 year of work experience for Graduates or 3 years of work experience for Diploma Holders as on 1 March 2021. Working knowledge of MS Excel is desirable

    Programme Modules & Faculty


    • Information Technology and Systems
    • Accounting and Finance
    • Managerial Economics
    • Sales and Marketing Management
    • Human Resources Management
    • IT Operations and Supply Chain Management
    • IT Strategy and Business Transformation
    • Disruptive Technologies: Cloud Computing, IoT, Social Media and Mobile
    • Data Analytics Fundamentals
    • Data Preprocessing and Visualisation
    • Machine Learning
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • IT Security and Risk Management

    Group Project – Allocation, Guiding, Presentation and Evaluation


    Prof. Anjan Kumar Swain (Programme Director)
    Prof. Anjan Kumar Swain (Programme Director)


    Information Systems

    Professor Swain has a PhD from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. His research interests include managerial implications of state-of-the-art methods of digital transformation, blockchain technology, artificial intelligence and other upcoming technologies. His publications are in the fields of mathematical modelling, Space Robotics, AI-based methods for decision making, multi-criteria decision-making etc.

    Recent Publications:
    1. Application of AHP in partner selection for innovation in strategic alliances, Int. J. Business Innovation and Research, Vol. 19, No. 4, 2019.

    2. Does Robotic Process Automation (RPA) bring efficiency in Audit process?, 17th AIMS International Conference on Management, Jan 2-4, 2020.

    Prof. M. P. Sebastian (Programme Director)
    Prof. M. P. Sebastian (Programme Director)

    Professor & Area Chair

    Information Systems

    Professor Sebastian received both his masters and PhD degrees from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. His research interests include artificial intelligence, machine learning, cybersecurity, enterprise and cloud computing, healthcare ICT, etc. He has guided 10 PhDs and is a PhD Examiner of many reputed institutions including NTU Singapore, IIT Bombay and IIT Madras.

    Recent Publications:
    1. Building Semi-Intelligent Web Cache Systems with Light Weight Machine Learning Techniques: Admission Control and replacement, Computers and Electrical Engineering (Elsevier), Vol. 39 No. 4, May 2013, pp. 1174-1191.

    2. Assessing the adoption of a home health provisioning system in India: An analysis of patients. Health Policy and Technology (Elsevier), March 2016, pp. 74-83.

    Prof. G. Sridhar (Programme Faculty)
    Prof. G. Sridhar (Programme Faculty)


    Marketing Management

    A double doctorate, Dr Sridhar has nearly two decades of experience in industry and academics. His primary research and training interests are sales management and rural marketing.

    Prof. R. R. Pillai (Programme Faculty)
    Prof. R. R. Pillai (Programme Faculty)


    Information Systems

    Dr Pillai is a Gold Medalist from the University of Kerala and has an M.E. and PhD degrees from IISc., Bangalore. His research interests include digital transformation, ICTs and their social impact and sustainability.

    Prof. Manoranjan Dhal (Programme Faculty)
    Prof. Manoranjan Dhal (Programme Faculty)

    Associate Professor,

    Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources

    Dr Dhal has a PhD from IIT, Kharagpur and is trained in T-group or Human Process Laboratory method by the Indian Society for Applied Behavioural Science. His key research interests are in industrial relations, trade union, and union-management relationship.

    Prof. Rachappa Shette (Programme Faculty)
    Prof. Rachappa Shette (Programme Faculty)

    Associate Professor,

    Finance, Accounting and Control

    Dr Shette has published papers in several peer-reviewed national and international journals and conferences. His main research interests include financial reporting, financial statement analysis, as well as cost and management accounting.

    Prof. Leena Mary Eapen (Programme Faculty)
    Prof. Leena Mary Eapen (Programme Faculty)

    Associate Professor,


    Dr Eapen has a PhD from the Madras School of Economics, Chennai. Her research interests include development economics, energy economics and macroeconomic policies.

    Prof. Abhipsa Pal (Programme Faculty)
    Prof. Abhipsa Pal (Programme Faculty)

    Faculty Fellow,

    Information Systems

    Abhipsa Pal has a PhD from IIM Bangalore, and her research papers have appeared in several prestigious journals. Her research areas include information technology adoption and use, as well as mobile payment services.

    Note: This is a tentative list, and the confirmed faculty will be shared closer to the programme

    Programme Fee

    Dates Length Location Tuition Fees
    March 27, 2021 10 Months Live Online Sessions
    Every Saturday: 6:45 PM to 9:45 PM
    INR 1,65,000 + GST
    Deadline Application Fee
    Round 1 Feb 18, 2021 INR 1,500 + GST
    Round 2 Mar 18, 2021 INR 2,000 + GST
    Remarks Instalment Amount
    Booking Amount Within 7 days post selection INR 30,000 + GST
    Instalment 1 Apr 5, 2021 INR 50,000 + GST
    Instalment 2 May 20, 2021 INR 50,000 + GST
    Instalment 3 Aug 20, 2021 INR 35,000 + GST

    Student Loan Details

    Loan Amount Available Tenure (months) EMI
    INR 1,84,965 48 INR 5,642


    • The above EMI’s are indicative. The EMI’s offered by each of the loan providers might vary from the above figures, depending upon tenure and loan amount to be disbursed.
    • Other EMI tenures available (Months):
      Propelld: 6/12/18/24/30/36/42/48
      Eduvanz: 12/24/36/48

    Please visit Students Loans and Financing for details on how to avail a student loan.


    This programme includes live online classes. To attend a live online class you will need to have a PC/Laptop/Mac with

    • Speakers and microphone: built-in or a USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
    • Webcam: built-in or USB plug-in
    • Processor: with Dual Core 2Ghz or higher (i3/i5/i7 or AMD equivalent)
    • RAM: 4 GB or higher
    • OS: Either MacOS 10.7 or higher OR Windows 8 or higher
    • An internet connection: Minimum bandwidth of 3.0 Mbps (up/down)
    • Browser: IE 11+, Edge 12+, Firefox 27+, Chrome 30+
    • Zoom software client installed on your PC/Laptop/Mac

    We use the Zoom software application to conduct live online classes. Zoom works on a variety of PCs/Laptops/Mac systems and also on phones and tablets. You can join your live online class from a phone or tablet if it supports the Zoom client. We recommend that you attend classes from a PC/Laptop/Mac.