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STARTS ON December 30, 2023 Live Online & In-campus Immersion with Faculty Academic Orientation: Jan 13, 2024 Application deadline: Dec 27, 2023
DURATION 9 Months Live Online Session Timings 3 Hours/ Saturday 9 AM to 12 PM
PROGRAMME FEE INR 1,98,000 + GST View Payment Plan Special Corporate Enrolment Pricing
ELIGIBILITY Any Graduate (10+2+3)/Diploma holder (10+2+3) with between 3 to 25 years of work experience as of December 30, 2023. The candidate should be currently working. A minimum of 50% marks in Graduation/Diploma.
STARTS ON December 30, 2023 Live Online & In-campus Immersion with Faculty Academic Orientation: Jan 13, 2024 Application deadline: Dec 27, 2023
DURATION 9 Months Live Online Session Timings 3 Hours/ Saturday 9 AM to 12 PM
PROGRAMME FEE INR 1,98,000 + GST View Payment Plan Special Corporate Enrolment Pricing

Programme Overview


Learning Hours


Cutting-edge Modules


Capstone Project


Days of In-campus Immersion

IIM Lucknow’s Executive Programme in Project Management equips participants with a modern and working perspective on Project Management. The programme is designed to provide an intense interactive learning experience to mid and senior professionals on the concepts of Project Management, the key methods, metrics and tools for effective execution

Why enrol in this Project Management
Executive Programme in Project Management
Other PM programmes (Online via recorded lectures)
All classes are delivered via LIVE ONLINE format by IIML faculty & industry experts
FACE-TO-FACE sessions at IIML Campus
Executive ALUMNI Status
PEER-TO-PEER learning through weekly interactions with other participants
Accredited institution Dual accreditation No accreditation
Best-in-class curriculum Created by one of India’s premier B-School Created by a non-accredited institution
FLEXIBLE PAYMENT options with multiple instalments
  • 33 % Growth

    There will be a 33% growth in project management-related jobs in India by 2027

  • 87.7 Mn

    By 2027 the demand for project managers would grow so much that employers will need 87.7 million individuals in this profession


Programme Highlights

9-month career-shifting programme with IIM Lucknow campus immersion

Learn from leading IIM Lucknow faculty and industry experts

A combination of strategic acumen, latest methods, and best practices

Get the prestigious IIM Lucknow Certificate of Completion

Learn from real-world cases, quizzes, assignments, and a capstone project

Be eligible for the Executive Alumni Status*

- The primary mode of learning for this programme is via live online sessions with faculty members. Post-session video recordings from live sessions will be available to the participants for two weeks (approx. 14 days) after the live session is conducted, only at the discretion of the Programme Directors/ Faculty. All faculty may not permit it. Emeritus or the institute does not guarantee availability of any session recordings after the two-week period is over.
- The programme highlights presented above are approximate, and subject to change depending on the availability and expertise of the teaching faculty, as well as the program's desired outcomes.

Who is this Programme for?

  • The programme will benefit mid-career professionals looking to gain a holistic view of project management techniques and best practices for transitioning into higher decision-making roles in Project Management for strategic planning and execution of Projects of varied scale and sizes.
  • Additionally, professionals seeking to learn and leverage contemporary project management techniques and strategic project leadership abilities to effectively manage and support business growth.

The IIM Lucknow Advantage


Best B-School in India


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Learning Outcomes

  • Sharpen Competitive Advantage: Leverage project management best practices for increased profits and competitive advantage
  • Be Industry-ready: Apply globally recognised frameworks in real-world problems
  • End-to-end Capability: Enhance your ability to plan, implement and control projects of varying sizes and complexity
  • New-age Thinking: Advance financial and critical thinking acumen to navigate complexities and embrace adaptability
  • Experiential Learning: Learn the contemporary project management tools and associated software for managing projects end-to-end
  • Problem Management: Gain the skills for combating cost and time overruns, changing project scope, and change management during implementation
  • Leadership Quotient: Strengthen relevant behavioral and leadership capabilities
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IIM Lucknow Executive Alumni Benefits

Upon completion of the programme, participants will need to register with a one-time registration fee of INR 10,000 + GST to receive the prestigious IIM Lucknow Executive Alumni Status (optional). The benefits include:

  • Executive Alumni status of the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
  • Receipt of all IIM Lucknow programme brochures and newsletters along with details of souvenirs available with MDP Office
  • Lifelong access to a network of distinguished IIM Lucknow Executive Alumni
  • Access to the IIM Lucknow Campus Library (onsite access)
  • 10% discount in fee for any additional programme (Open programme, Online) at IIM Lucknow
  • 10% group discount on the fee for reference of participants (minimum group of five)

Note: The Executive Alumni benefits are subject to the discretion of IIM Lucknow.

Programme Modules

  • Dynamics of demand and supply
  • Market structure
  • Cost structures
  • Demand elasticity and pricing models
  • Basics of Finance
  • Project Finance - key features and distinctions
  • Valuation of projects - challenges. Concepts of NPV, IRR etc.
  • Modelling risk in projects
  • Aligning Project Selection and Procurement with Organisational strategy
  • Project Scope and Planning
  • Effective Team Performance Management
  • Resource Allocation and Value Creation Strategies
  • Basics of statistics, optimisation for analysis
  • Visual monitoring - Gantt charts
  • Network representation of projects
  • Critical path analysis - PERT, CPM
  • Project fast tracking and crashing
  • Project Outcome and Closure
  • Advanced project scheduling topics
  • Introduction to Application Life Cycle Management
  • Capability Maturity Model (CMM) vs Agile
  • Agile Basics and Why Agile?
  • SCRUM in Detail - Planning, estimation, and release
  • User Stories, Kanban and Scrum-ban
  • Introduction to Product Research and Programs
  • Agile metrics - dashboard, velocity, burnup, and burndown chart
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) - Distributed Scrum and Best Practices
  • Scaling Scrum and Co-existing with other approaches
  • Technical Practices, Tools - Jira / Azure - DevOps
  • Leadership discovery
  • Team Building
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Crisis management
  • Negotiations and Conflict management
  • Managerial Communication
  • Plan, manage and monitor communication
  • Business writing
  • Cross-Cultural Communications
  • Data Organization and Visualization using Microsoft Excel
  • AI and Automation in Project Management
  • General Principles of Contract - Legal perspective
  • Cyber Risk Management in the Digital Age

The programme includes an immersive on-campus experience at IIM Lucknow campus. The modulescovered during this period are at discretion of the faculty.

The capstone project provides participants with an opportunity to apply project managementtechniques to industry-specific challenges. It is a comprehensive project that participants will workin groups from conception to completion. At the end of the project, the participants will turn intheir work for consultation with faculty members.

- The in-campus modules are subject to the conditions/ unavoidable circumstances that prevail at the given point in time.
- Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/ modified/ adapted to fit the participant profile & programme hours.
- The primary mode of learning for this programme is via live online sessions with faculty members. Post session video recordings from live sessions will be available to the participants till two weeks (approx. 14 days) after the live session is conducted, only at the discretion of the Programme Directors/ Faculty. All faculty may not permit it. Emeritus or the institute does not guarantee availability of any session recordings after the two-week period is over.
- The programme curriculum includes individual assignments, simulations, group projects & presentations to apply and demonstrate classroom learnings.

Programme Directors

Dr V.S. Prakash Attili

Assistant Professor,

Information Technology and Systems,

Indian Institute of Management Lucknow

Dr V S Prakash Attili has 20 years of extensive experience in IT Service Delivery, Corporate Training and Academia. This includes 6 years of client-facing roles in USA, A decade of management experience in driving global, large-scale IT projects. He is also an Agile Coach and Certified Scrum Master and has acted as Strategic Advisory for multiple teams. He has been part of leadership teams in his earlier organization and has won the prestigious Award of Excellence as Most Valuable Contributor in 2016 and 2018. He has published in various refereed journals and conferences including, Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS), Information Systems Frontiers (ISF), Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS).

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Dr. Rakesh V.

Assistant Professor,

Operations Management,

Indian Institute of Management Lucknow

Dr Rakesh V's research mostly involves mathematical modelling of problems in Supply Chain Management. His interests are in topics like retail and e-commerce operations, warehousing and fulfilment centre operations, supply chain network design etc. His work has been published in highly rated peer-reviewed international journals. He holds a Bachelors in Engineering from the University of Kerala, a Masters and PhD from IIT Bombay. His PhD dissertation received awards from organisations including INFORMS Transportation and Logistics Society. Prior to his PhD, he worked in companies like Amazon and Toshiba.

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- Programme Directors might change due to unavoidable circumstances, and revised details will be shared closer to the programme start date.

Programme Faculty

Prof. D Tripati Rao

Senior Professor of Economics,

Business Environment Area,

Indian Institute of Management Lucknow

Dr. Rao is a Professor, Business Environment Area and has been teachingMacroeconomic Environment, Managerial Economics and InternationalEconomics for Business at IIM Lucknow. He has spearheaded online executiveeducation by curating/designing/conducting executive managementdevelopment programmes at IIM Lucknow. He blends real business casestudies in executive teaching to understand how the ongoing digitaltransformation and technological disruption usurped business processes,product management and pricing at firm level with a specific reference tosharing/aggregate/platform economy and business as well as the digitaldisruption reshaping customers, global value chains and geopolitics. He hasobtained his PhD from the Department of Economics, University of Mumbaiunder the auspices of RBI Monetary Economics Endowment ResearchFellowship and M.Phil degree in Applied Economics from CDS, Trivandrum,JNU. Besides teaching, he conducts research and his research publications haveappeared in international and national journals of repute. He also regularlywrites (financial) columns on Indian Macroeconomy and Policy issues.

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Prof. Vikas Srivastava

ONGC Chair Professor,

Finance and Accounting Area

Prof Vikas is currently Dean of Programs and ONGC Chair Professor of Financeat llM Lucknow. His primary research and teaching areas are Structured andProject Finance, Credit Risk Management, Corporate Finance, SustainableFinance and Impact Investments. He has an MBA, PhD and was a DoctoralResearch Fellow of the European Union at the Helsinki School of Economics. Hehas also attended programmes at Stanford Graduate School of Business andHarvard Business School. He has conducted more than 230 specialized trainingprograms for Banks across India, South Asia, Central Europe and Africa. He wasalso an Advisor to Corporate Banking and Project Finance Group at Axis Bank.He has handled mission-based consulting assignments for IFC Washington andADB Manila on Sustainable Lending. Besides giving consulting and trainingsupport to Government of Uttar Pradesh, Reserve Bank of India, Large PublicSector banks, Centre for Banking Studies, Central Bank of Sri Lanka andBangladesh Bank. He has authored over 16 international research papers, abook on Project Finance published by Oxford University Press and aMonographon Financing Infrastructure released by RBI. He was awarded theMacro Research Award for the year 2013 by the Indian Institute of Banking andFinance.

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- This is a tentative list, and the confirmed faculty will be shared closer to the programme commencement.

Programme Certificate

Upon successful completion of the programme, with a minimum 75% attendance and satisfactory academic performance, participants will be awarded a certificate of completion and will be eligible to receive IIM Lucknow’s Executive Alumni Status (optional). Participants are expected to have 75% & above attendance. The cumulative overall percentage of marks should be 50% and above. Those participants who do not meet these criteria will receive a certificate of participation from IIM Lucknow. No certificate shall be awarded if the attendance is less than 40%.

We encourage you to attend all the live sessions and make the best out of these interactive learning experiences.

Sample Certificate
Sample Certificate

- The certificate shown above is for illustrative purposes only and may not be an exact prototype of the actual certificate.
- IIM Lucknow reserves the right to change the certificate and specifications at any time without notice.

Past Participant Profiles

Work Experience
Past Participant Experience
Top Industries
  • IT Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Banking & Finance
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Others*

*Others include Aviation, Consulting, Infrastructure, and Telecommunication amongst others.

Job Functions
  • IT Services
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • General Management
  • Others*

*Others include Banking, Consulting, Finance, and Hospitality, amongst others.

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Emeritus Career Services

  • 15 Recorded sessions and resources in the following categories: (Please note: These sessions are not live)
    • Resume & Cover Letter
    • Navigating Job Search
    • Interview Preparation
    • LinkedIn Profile Optimisation

Please note:

  • IIM Lucknow or Emeritus do NOT promise or guarantee a job or progression in your current job. Career Services is only offered as a service that empowers you to manage your career proactively. The Career Services mentioned here are offered by Emeritus. IIM Lucknow is NOT involved in any way and makes no commitments regarding the Career Services mentioned here.
  • This service is available only for Indian residents enrolled into select Emeritus programmes.
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Early applications encouraged. Limited seats are available.

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Round 1: The first application deadline is
Oct 26, 2023 and the fee to apply is INR 1,500 + GST

Round 2: The second application deadline is
Nov 22, 2023 and the fee to apply is INR 2,000 + GST

Round 3: The third application deadline is
Dec 19, 2023 and the fee to apply is INR 2,500 + GST

Round 4: The fourth application deadline is
Dec 27, 2023 and the fee to apply is INR 2,500 + GST

The Learning Experience 

What is it like to learn with the learning collaborator, Emeritus? 

More than 300,000 professionals globally, across 200 countries, have chosen to advance their skills with Emeritus and its educational learning partners. In fact, 90 percent of the respondents of a recent survey across all our programs said that their learning outcomes were met or exceeded. All the contents of the course would be made available to students at the commencement of the course. However, to ensure the program delivers the desired learning outcomes, the students may appoint Emeritus to manage the delivery of the program in a cohort-based manner during the course period the cost of which is already included in the overall Course fee of the course.

A dedicated program support team is available 7 days a week to answer questions about the learning platform, technical issues, or anything else that may affect your learning experience.

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