IE PGM Cross Continent Program in India

IE Business School, Currently ranked #1 in Europe by Financial Times in B-School rankings of 2013, has launched the first global Entrepreneurship and Family Business Post Graduate Program in Management in India through its Executive Education Division- The IE Program in General Management (IE PGM), in partnership with Northwest Executive Education.

The Program builds on the strength and reputation of IE as a
center of excellence and research in the areas of Family Business and Entrepreneurship. Program participants will gain the coveted IE alumni status.
The Program will cover all areas of managing an enterprise like strategy, marketing, HR and team motivation, finance, etc. akin to a General Management Program. It then distinguishes itself from other business programs in focusing on areas such as change management, family wealth management, conflict resolution, and Entrepreneurial decision-making.

It also has a strong emphasis on growth of an enterprise through innovation, disruptive change, going global and planning for transitions. 

The IE PGM is organized into 6 in-class modules of two weeks each, organized in 6 of the important global economic locations within countries such as Germany, UAE (Dubai), India, China, Spain and USA, and a project to be completed in the course of a year.

The program is modular with each module delivered in one of the 6 countries, and requires that participants be engaged in their business already, so that they can apply the learning continuously and contribute to the ongoing success of the enterprise. 

The Program will be held from June, 2015 to June, 2016.

Speaking about the program, Mohit Jain, Co-founder, Northwest Executive Education, said, “IE-PGM programme is designed for the next generation of family business leaders and entrepreneurs, setting up a new business or intending to scale their existing business to new levels. IE-PGM is a new concept in practical business education, providing significant global exposure for the young business leaders, and removes the need for full-time learning with a more relevant, contextual and global program with a strong pedigree and great repute of a top tier institution such as IE.”

The PGM (Program in General Management) from IE Business School has been developed in consultation with family business owners and successful entrepreneurs. The program aims to help business leaders in growing their enterprise, making it more professional and global.

Speaking about the tie-up, Tamhant Jain, Co-founder, Northwest Executive Education, said, “The PGM is the first dedicated, 1-year, modular program by IE Business School Executive Education for the rising stars of Indian Business Families. Our endeavor is to create the best platform to offer a truly experiential management education . This is our third tie-up and we will continue to introduce more top-league universities to Indian shores.”

About Northwest Executive Education

Started by three young entrepreneurs, Mohit Jain, Tamhant Jain and Maitreyi Singhvi in 2012, Northwest Executive Education is a provider of experiential education programs in partnership with world renowned institutions.

The Northwest leadership team aims at redefining the Management Education space by offering long duration, part-time, executive education programs from top global Business Schools at an accessible price point for Indian market, while maintaining the global quality standards.

The team brings significant experience in executive education, training and coaching, based on their leadership stints at top tier organizations such as McKinsey, Unilever, Future Group, etc. The founders have strong academic credentials, Mohit and Tamhant being graduates of Harvard Business School and IITs.

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