The business landscape has changed significantly in the last few years with the advent of disruptive operating models, new revenue streams, digital citizens and increased uncertainty. To succeed in the dynamic workplace, young and experienced leaders would need to redefine business excellence for these times and efficiently tackle four change drivers: managing every day profitably, steering the business to growth, using data and retaining customers and creating innovative value in the market.

Professionals who win in the 21st century workplace will be those who master the basics and learn new concepts to tackle these change drivers with ingenuity and resilience. The Professional Certificate Programme in Management for Business Excellence from IIM Kozhikode and Eruditus Executive Education is a highly relevant programme for today. The programme is designed to reflect the current challenges, opportunities, and management practices, and deliver integrated learning. It will provide critical perspectives to the participants and enable them to grow to leadership positions.


- 1 year of immersive and interactive learning on the Eruditus Platform
- An invigorating mix of lectures, hands-on exercises, case studies and assigned readings
- Explore digital business models, virtual environment, and business analytics
- Designed and delivered by distinguished IIM Kozhikode faculty and Eruditus global faculty
- Learnings via multiple simulations and a capstone project
- Receive Certificate of Completion and be eligible to receive Executive Alumni Status


  • Explore foundational management principles and develop world-class business acumen
  • Gain functional knowledge in core business management areas
  • Get equipped with the frameworks and skills to hone and develop leadership competencies
  • Thrive in the evolving marketplace by learning to leverage data and analytics
  • Drive organisational performance with digital business models and insights on implementing digital strategies
  • Develop a mindset for innovation and the application of design thinking principles


Professional Certificate Programme in Management for Business Excellence - Certificate Click to view certificate



      27 March 2021


      1 Year
      (Live Online Sessions
      Every Saturday: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM)


      INR 1,90,000 + GST

    Who is this Programme For

    In the new workplace, strivers react to changes whereas winners respond to changes intelligently, manage to learn and take the leap. They can do this due to world-class functional acumen, leadership and strategy capabilities, data-savviness, and an innovation mindset.

    This programme is most-relevant for the following professionals:

    • Early-stage professionals looking to get a management education to make a career shift to new domains/ functions/ roles
    • Mid-level professionals seeking to develop and enhance managerial capabilities and leadership traits
    • Senior management professionals looking for the skills and business acumen to take their organisations to the next level
    • Entrepreneurs and small business owners looking to lead their businesses in the digital age
    • ELIGIBILITY: Graduates or Diploma-holders from a recognised university in any discipline with a minimum of one year of work experience after graduation, as on 31st March, 2021

    Programme Modules & Faculty


    • Principles of Management
    • Mission and Vision
    • Micro Economics
    • Macro Economics
    • Understanding of Financial Statements
    • Analysis of Financial Statements
    • Cost Volume Profit Analysis
    • Time Value of Money and Cost of Capital
    • Capital Budgeting
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Service Operations
    • Project Management
    • Digital Operations
    • Lean Systems
    • Understanding Consumer
    • Competition Analysis
    • Product and Brand management
    • Virtual life
    • Marketing Strategy
    • Digital Marketing
    • Micro Organisational behaviour
    • Macro Organisational behaviour
    • Strategic Framework
    • International Business
    • Business Models
    • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Strategy Management and Implementation
    • Business Leadership & Influence
    • Negotiation Skills
    • Business law
    • Corporate Governance
    • Managing Digital Transformation
    • ML, AI, Big Data and IoT – Applications to Business
    • Digital Business Models
    • Managing Platforms
    • Statistical Methods for Decision Making
    • Advanced Analytics
    • Data Visualisation
    • Design Thinking Framework
    • Design Thinking for Products & Services
    • Design Thinking & Innovation


    Prof. Sudershan Kuntluru, PhD
    Prof. Sudershan Kuntluru, PhD

    Associate Professor

    Finance, Accounting and Control

    Sudershan Kuntluru is a faculty in the Finance and Accounting area. He specialises in teaching financial accounting, financial reporting & analysis and strategic financial management to executive participants. His research interests include impact of accounting reporting on capital markets, auditor independence and corporate governance. He currently researches on forensic accounting related topics. He has published his research work in finance and accounting journals.

    Prof. Praveen Sugathan
    Prof. Praveen Sugathan

    Assistant Professor

    Marketing Management

    Praveen Sugathan specialises in the firm-customer interfaces which are facilitated by new technologies and media. His past research includes investigating customer responses after co-creation, how customers spread and engage with word-of-mouth. He currently researches in revival of creative industries. Most of his research are published in top 10 marketing journals.

    Programme Fee

    Dates Length Location Tuition Fees
    March 27, 2021 1 Year Live Online Sessions
    Every Saturday: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    INR 1,90,000 + GST
    Deadline Application Fee
    Round 1 Feb 20, 2021 INR 2,000 + GST
    Round 2 Mar 18, 2021 INR 2,500 + GST
    Remarks Instalment Amount
    Booking Amount Within 7 days post selection INR 25,000 + GST
    Instalment 1 Apr 1, 2021 INR 40,000 + GST
    Instalment 2 Jul 1, 2021 INR 40,000 + GST
    Instalment 3 Oct 1, 2021 INR 45,000 + GST
    Instalment 4 Jan 1, 2022 INR 40,000 + GST

    Student Loan Details

    Loan Amount Available Tenure (months) EMI
    INR 2,12,990 36 INR 7,875


    • 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: 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.