Executive Education Offerings

Custom Programmes

Custom Programmes are tailor-made programmes designed to build organizational capabilities and create a positive impact, by developing learning solutions specific to the challenges faced by the organization(s). The programmes can be of Short Duration (minimum 3 days) or Long Duration, based on the needs of customers.

Custom Programmes Executive Education IIM Bangalore

Every organisation has its unique set of business challenges and developmental needs. These may include development of leadership pipeline to take on bigger, more complex responsibilities/equip to be future-ready, transition from a functional to a general management role or address specific organizational challenges, develop deep skills in a particular function/domain etc. Some of the abiding themes include Leadership development, Business acumen, Strategy formulation and execution, Digitalisation, AI & Business Analytics, Innovation, Intrapreneurship and so on. We partner with our clients to understand these needs and tailor solutions to address the same, through a consultative process of Diagnostic Study. 

The programmes may be delivered live-online or in-campus or as hybrid of both, based on the needs of the organization. The programmes can also include an overseas learning component, in partnership with  accredited international B-schools.

IIMB conducts close to 100+ custom programmes every year. Some of the benefits of custom programmes are as follows –

  • Curriculum designed to the specific requirements of the client based on diagnostic studies conducted by IIMB faculty
  • Various elements like Action Learning Projects, Field Visits, Simulations, Coaching, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) etc. can be incorporated in programme delivery to amplify the learning outcomes
  • As the audience is drawn from a single organisation, it presents an opportunity to discuss organisation-specific challenges in an open, transparent environment that enables deeper learning and appreciation of the organisation’s context, opportunities and challenges
  • Flexibility to design Short Duration or Long Duration programmes based on the needs of the organization
  • Leverage the wide experience in designing and delivering custom programmes for clients from various sectors – Corporates, Public Sector Enterprises, Government organizations, Development Institutions
  • An appropriate Certificate shall be awarded to every participant on completion of the programme

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  • Labcorp India Leadership Alchemy (LILA) is a highly customized senior leadership development program partnering with the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore – one of the top business management schools in India. This program enabled our leaders understand local market insights, global industry trends and manage the growth in the region. Our leaders performed business analysis on actual data through Action Learning Projects that drove real-time solutioning and planning for the future. The program design helped enrich skills that can accelerate personal and professional growth for high performing senior leadership roles across our functions, foster innovation, broaden perspectives, deepen business knowledge, and create stronger collaboration

    Hufriz Karkaria
    VP, HR Ops, GTM/L&D, D&I and India, Fortrea Development India Pvt Ltd (Formerly known as Labcorp Drug Development India Private Limited)
  • The Path Breaker programme is truly one of our most unique and valuable programmes that we have conducted at HP India. It was designed to help enhance our leadership development needs. The methodology that we have followed is typically a combination of lectures, disruptive thinking case studies along with group exercises, videos and interactions with industry practitioners. The professors are highly committed and have been phenomenal partners in creating this very honoured and valuable programme for the HP Cohort. Each of our employees shared some outstanding feedback and that is testimony to all the hard work that went into designing this programme.

    Binu Mathew
    Head Human Resources, HP India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka
  • BHEL has partnered with IIM Bangalore for 7 Customized Programmes for our senior officials of ten days duration each covering over 250 participants. The programmes were aimed to cater to the Talent Management and Career Progression of our Senior Executives, as a part of our Transformational and Leadership initiatives. We are impressed with the professional commitment of IIMB and they have done a brilliant job right form role diagnostic study to actual execution of the programmes. The participants were very appreciative of the learning environment, faculties and support rendered by the programme team. We shall look forward to more such collaborations in future.

    Dr. Mukesh Arora
    GM, Corporate Learning & Development, BHEL
  • Our strong & purposeful partnership with IIMB has helped us successfully drive our leadership development programmes to help us build a robust talent & succession pipeline. We are very happy with the live online interventions that IIMB helped curate & deliver. The professors, programme coordinators, and especially the programme directors ensured that the participants were fully engaged and that the programme content was relevant for the organization in the new world of work.

    Anjali Raghuvanshi
    Chief People Officer, Randstad India
  • Motherhood Hospitals Group has been growing at a very rapid pace in the country and we also have felt this need to develop and groom the talent within our system. We have partnered with IIMB who has done extensive work in the healthcare industry and have developed some very, very good course content to train the upcoming managerial talent in this country. It was but a very natural choice of a partner who has taken our leadership team through an excellent training program. Our relationship with IIMB in the coming years will further strengthen our managerial talent and build our own in-house talent in our network.

    Vijayarathna Venkatraman
    Chief Executive Officer, Motherhood Hospitals
  • The five-day training program on Capital Structuring decisions and Project Finance was suitable for government projects. Programme was designed to cover real challenges and issues faced by public authorities while preparing, planning and executing large public projects. The pedagogy was a good blend of theory and real-life experiences shared by academicians and participants. The training programme helped participants clear their apprehensions and gain an insight into the way challenges can be resolved in actual project implementation. Department of Economic affairs would like to conduct more such training programmes with IIM-B in endeavour to enhance public capacities.

    Anand Kumar Pal
    Adviser Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, New Delhi

Custom International Programmes

The Custom International programmes portfolio comprise of the following type of programmes:

  1. India Immersion Custom Programmes for International Business schools and MNCs comprising of Programmes on Doing Business in India, Entrepreneurship, Innovation as central themes, to provide the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the Indian markets. The programmes provide the macroeconomic context, regulatory framework and the cultural nuances of doing business in India. The programmes also dwell on the constructs and concepts related to innovations unique to emerging markets and bottom-of-the pyramid challenges.
  • Target audience comprise of Executive MBA students from Business Schools in Europe, Australia, Asia Pacific, USA   or
  • Executives sponsored by global Corporates who are interested in understanding how to do business in a complex market like India, overcoming the various challenges
  1. Custom International Immersion Programmes for Indian organizations comprising of
  • Partnership programmes for Indian Corporates and Government organizations
  • Multi-location delivery, participants drawn from Indian Corporates
  • A focus on learning from business best practices of host country

Testimonials - Custom International Programmes

  • I would like to express my warmest thanks and felicitations for conducting such a rich and lively HEC Paris EMBA Major/Executive Programme in Innovation and Social Business Session 2 at IIMB.The feedback from the participants is incredibly positive.

    Mathilde BRETAULT
    Program Manager, Executive MBA, HEC Paris, France
  • Thank you for hosting the CEIBS China Entrepreneurial Leadership Camp’s first leg of the India module last week. The students enjoyed their stay and made very positive comments about the quality of the speakers and the facilities. We look forward to coming again next year.

    Wendy XIAO 肖雯雯
    Program Coordinator, Executive Education Dept., China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
  • Our students had an excellent experience at IIMB. The quality of the faculty on the program was outstanding and the faculty engaged well with our students and offered extra time to meet with them to answer any questions. We really appreciate this level of interaction. The same is to be said regarding the people from the NSRCEL who went out of their way to assist our students with their group projects.

    I look forward to working with you and IIMB again.

    Lucy COMMIS
    Program Coordinator, Executive MBA, Management Education, The University of Sydney Business School, Australia