Frequently Asked Questions

In the ever-evolving digital world, relying on one area of expertise is not advisable. Taking a broad approach by mastering various capabilities and understanding diverse areas has become critical for companies to stay competitive and agile.

Generalists are becoming essential to succeeding in this hyper-dynamic landscape. Leadership teams will be required to leverage disparate areas of expertise to guide the organization to adapt to the changing digital playing field.

IIM Udaipur, in association with TalentSprint, has designed the Senior Management Program (SMP) for experienced professionals to equip them with the required leadership capabilities, business acumen, and people management skills, enabling them to spearhead the organizations of the future.

  • Be a 360 degree leader
  • Take analytical decisions
  • Evolve as a sought-after leader
  • Become a change agent
  • Get certified by IIM Udaipur
  • Become an Alumni of IIM Udaipur Executive Education
  • IIM Udaipur Advantage:
    Get certified by IIM Udaipur, the only B-School accredited with AACSB in the shortest time since inception.
  • Experiential Learning:
    Leverage cutting-edge pedagogy of Real life case studies, Assignments, Quizzes, and Campus Immersion.
  • Accomplished Faculty:
    Learn from IIM Udaipur Faculty and industry leaders in Business Management practices.
  • Executive Alumni Status: Become an Alumni of IIM Udaipur Executive Education and network with top professionals.
  • Most-preferred Learning Platform:
    Learn on TalentSprint's award-winning Pracademic Platform, the best-in-class interactive AI-powered digital delivery platform.

The program is best suited for professionals

  • Keen to climb the corporate ladder
  • Want to excel as a leader
  • Committed to stay ahead of times
  • Seek to learn and be future ready

The program will be taught by the esteemed IIM Udaipur Faculty. To meet your future mentors, visit here

The program will be delivered in an interactive online format, retaining effectiveness while maintaining safety. The format uniquely combines the benefits of an in-class program with the flexibility and safety of online learning.

  • Synchronous program delivery by expert faculty
  • Interact and get doubts answered by faculty
  • Peer learning through working in groups with other participants
  • Support from mentors for projects
  • Re-attend classes through recorded archives
  • Access videos easily with searchable and indexed video archives
  • Learn from the comfort and safety of your home
  • Office hours with one-on-one mentor support
  • Your peer group will comprise experienced professionals aiming to transition to senior management and strategic roles in their organization.

    This is an expertise-building program for experienced professionals. You will obtain a certification from IIM Udaipur, the fastest-growing next-gen IIM.

    A certificate of successful completion is provided upon completion of all requirements of the program. All examinations and evaluations related to the certification are carried out by IIM Udaipur.

    Yes, participants of this program get an Executive Alumni status of IIM Udaipur.

    In addition to this, you will have access to the following -

    • IIMU Email address after your course completion
    • Exclusive invitation to selected events hosted by the institution
    • Special Alumni Discounts on IIM Udaipur executive programs
    • Subscription to IIMU Newsletter to get the latest updates

    The program format with LIVE Interactive Sessions, Real life case studies, Quizzes, Assignments, and Campus Immersion enables a conducive environment to network with your peers in the cohort. Most participants can continue to network even after the cohort by using the alumni portal.

    As an Institution of National Importance, IIM Udaipur enjoys autonomous status under the MHRD. This program is a fully approved certificate program offered through IIM Udaipur's Executive Education.

    All participants must abide by an agreement comprising the standard program Terms and Conditions. It has the following components:

    Part A: Etiquette and Platform Rights
    Classroom Etiquette & General Policy Guidelines
    Tools and Platforms in Use
    Tools and Platforms: Terms of Use

    Part B: Honor Code

    Part C: Certification

    Part D: Program Fee, Refund, and Termination Policy

    Eligibility and Selection Process

    Candidates will be selected based on the details of their education, work experience, and a statement of purpose submitted along with the application.

    A Relationship Manager will be assigned to the applicant, who will gather all the necessary information and represent his/her candidature to the selection committee for review. The profiles will be sent to IIM Udaipur for selection.

    Applicants must hold
    Bachelors/Master’s Degree with a minimum of 50% marks

    Applicant should have:

    • A minimum of 10+ years of experience or
    • A minimum of 8+ years of experience with a Post Graduation

    Aspirants can apply for exemption from eligibility criteria by submitting a request along with SOP (Statement of Purpose) to the selection committee.

    Join in these easy steps:

    • Share your details and apply for the program
    • Submit all the necessary documents
    • The program selection committee will evaluate your candidature
    • Upon selection, complete your enrollment and join the program

    Program Content

    (LIVE Online Modules)

    Module 1: Leadership Building Blocks

    • Economics for Business
      Impact of macroeconomic forces in a business environment, role of central banks, linkage between real economy and financial markets, measuring economic health of a country, impact of economic shocks.
    • Essentials of Financial Decision-Making
      Linking financial statements with corporate goals, art of raising money, strategic financial decisions, creating value through financial restructuring, basics of valuation.
    • Introduction to Marketing 2.0
      Market segmentation and product positioning, developing marketing strategy, marketing in the digital era.
    • Strategic Supply Chains
      Managing value chains and managing risks in supply chain networks, efficiency versus effectiveness, operations optimization techniques to reduce costs, effective supply chain growth.
    • Managing Human Capital
      Hiring, employee engagement, compensation design, coaching and talent development, performance management

    Module 2: Advanced Leadership & Management

    • Managing as a Leader
      Understanding self, managing relationships, managing inner critic, managing differences in organizational context, managing within organizational hierarchies
    • Strategic Thinking
      Modes of strategic thinking, evaluating alternatives and choices, assess the strategic impact of competitors’ moves, pursuing competitive advantage, formulation, and execution of strategies
    • Organizational Leadership
      Leadership styles and skills, earning trust and building relationship, leading for long-term results, address the competing demand of all stakeholders, fostering leadership systems. Ethics and Corporate Governance.
    • Negotiation & Conflict Resolutions
      Identifying effective bargaining styles, identifying influential players to anticipate barriers to and opportunities for negotiated agreements, framing persuasive arguments, cultivating relationships to build trust.
    • Customers & Brands
      Principles of customer relationship management, customer value proposition, customer centricity, designing and building strong brands, communicating the brand, managing brand dynamics.

    Module 3: Leading Business in Dynamic Environment

    • Leading in Digital Era
      Impact of new and emerging technologies (cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence), formulating a digital strategy, data analytics, digital advertising and influencer marketing, digital transformation
    • Nurturing Innovation
      Imbibing innovative mindset, organization design for innovation, startup ecosystem, valuing and financing innovation.
    • Delivering Business Growth
      Winning in the new normal, make or buy growth decisions, mergers and acquisitions, decision making under uncertainty, creating an opportunity-focused organization, scaling fast.
    • Communication Strategies
      Building emotional intelligence to communicate effectively, managing difficult conversations, communicating across cultures, maximizing persuasive potential, navigating interpersonal dynamics, communication through chatbots.
    • Change Management
      Organizational inertia, organizing for change, use of metrics and measurement to motivate change, building a learning-ready organization, managing resistance to change.

    (On-Campus Modules)

    Module 4: Interdisciplinary

    • Design Thinking for Leaders
      Developing a design-centric culture, overcoming behavioral biases against design thinking, understanding customer needs, applied creativity and prototyping, design for services.
    • International Geopolitics
      Dynamics of geopolitics, the geopolitics of energy, lessons from globalization.
    • Business Management Simulation

    Schedule and Details

    Batch 2 starts in March 2024

    • It's a high-impact 12-Month Executive Program
    • Best-in-class Self-learning Content, Real life case studies, Quizzes and Assignments
    • 120 Hours of Online LIVE Sessions by IIM Udaipur Faculty & 30 Hours of On Campus Modules.
    • Participants will enjoy two enriching immersive campus experiences. The first visit takes place at the beginning of the cohort for 3 days, and the second visit occurs at the end of the cohort for 4 days.

    Note: LIVE Online Sessions will be held on Sundays from 9.00 AM to 12.00 PM

    The program will be delivered through faculty-led interactive live sessions on TalentSprint’s These online sessions will be held at a schedule convenient for working professionals. Participants will be able to interact with the faculty through video, audio, and chat. They will also be able to chat with fellow program participants during online sessions.

    As per the program norms, participants have to maintain at least 75% of attendance during the program. Going by the curriculum, it is recommended that participants maintain attendance for enriched learning. In unavoidable circumstances, if any, one can access the recorded lectures on our platform to cover up for the missed sessions.

    The program includes continuous formative and summative assessments. The final scores will be determined based on the sum of scores of various assessments.

    Yes, participants are required to have their laptops.

    Reading material (pre/post session) will be shared regularly through the Online Learning Management System. The access will be available for 1 year from the date of the commencement of the program.

    A certificate of successful completion is provided upon completion of all requirements of the program. All examinations and evaluations related to the certification are carried out by IIM Udaipur.

    Program Fee

    For program fee-related details, please visit fee page

    Yes, flexible EMI options are available that enable you to pay the program fee in installments. Please reach out to your RM to know about the details of the schemes available.

    For scholarship-related details please visit fee page. You can also reach out to your RM for more details.

    No, the application fee is non-refundable.

    No. The program fee is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstances.

    Professionals have multiple options for funding.

    • Sponsored by employer
    • Self-funded: Based on our experience of enabling 3000+ professionals who have participated in our executive programs, self-funding is the most preferred option with over 80% choosing this.

    Three key reasons why professionals opt for it:

    • Freedom: To opt for a program of their choice, at a time of their choice, with an institution of their choice and not be restrained by the organization’s policy.
    • Flexibility: To pursue greater career opportunities well even beyond their current employer or to nurture their entrepreneurial ambitions.
    • Funding: Access to flexible EMI schemes (paying as low as Rs. 5,550 per lac per month).

    We have also observed that the commitment levels were higher among self-funding participants.

    About the Platform (Interactive Platform for Experiential and Remote Learning) is created by TalentSprint’s engineering team led by our Chief Technology Officer, an IIT Kanpur alumni. The platform integrates best-in-class open source technologies and SaaS services and perfected them over the last seven years.

    When this platform was built, we intended to offer it to our partners and customers for digital learning and delivery. Since 2013, the platform has been extensively used by IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur, IIIT Hyderabad, and IIT Hyderabad, and many more of our customers and partners. More than 300,000 students have used this platform, which is reputed for user experience, quality, and scale.

    This feature-rich platform has become so popular that some of our partners are now using it for their academic needs.

    The tried and tested direct-to-device platform enables 24 x 7 learning for its users. Some key benefits of the platform are:

    • Intuitive student experience through a user-friendly LMS
    • Seamless faculty experience through state-of-the-art Studios
    • Highly Interactive Online Classes
    • Effective group/peer learning/projects through Breakout Rooms
    • Proctored Online Assessments with detailed analysis
    • Insightful Reports on student engagement and performance
    • Flexible integration with other components, as needed

    A comparative study of against Canvas, Impartus, Moodle, Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom was conducted. Features in the following categories were compared:

    • Instructor-led Learning
    • Self-paced Learning
    • Assessments/Evaluations
    • User Experience
    • Customer Support
    • Scalability and Performance
    • Integration and Customization
    • Others

    Do not worry. In case you miss a session, you will be given access to view the recorded version of the session soon.

    • An internet-connected device, Computer/Laptop/Tablet/Smartphone, is enough to access the platform.
    • Web camera and Mic with necessary power backup will be needed for proctored online assessments.


    • AACSB Accreditation
      Get certified by IIM Udaipur, the only B-School accredited with AACSB in less than eight years since inception.
    • Consistent growth sets IIMU apart
      IIMU has been ranked in the 'Top 100' of FT Masters in Management 2022 Global Ranking for the fourth consecutive year. Only IIM after IIM Bangalore to have achieved this feat.
    • Fastest Growing Next-Gen IIM
      As per a methodology deployed by the UT Dallas' Naveen Jindal School of Management, IIMU is rated among the 'Top 5' Indian business schools based on research published in leading global journals.

    IIM Udaipur, a second-generation IIM, is one of the fastest-growing management schools in the country. It was set up by the Indian Government in 2011. Taking the legacy of older IIMs forward, IIMU aspires to set new benchmarks in management education by combining excellence in teaching and research. IIMU is committed to becoming a globally recognized management school by 2030 and is inevitably driving in that direction. With an accomplished faculty, a flourishing research ecosystem, and success in attracting the best minds in the country, IIMU is championing its core values of excellence and integrity. To learn more about the institution, please visit the IIM Udaipur website.

    Established in 2010, TalentSprint is a part of the NSE group and a global edtech company that brings transformational high-end and deep-tech learning programs to young and experienced professionals. The company’s digital learning platform offers a hybrid onsite/online experience to seekers of deep technology expertise. TalentSprint partners with top academic institutions and global corporations to create and deliver world-class programs, certifications, and outcomes. Its programs have consistently seen a high engagement rate and customer delight. It is a leading Innovation Partner for the National Skill Development Corporation, an arm of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India. A recipient of various prestigious accolades, TalentSprint was recently honoured with the Indian Achievers Award 2022, constituted by the Indian Achievers Forum for its excellence in building deeptech talent in India. For more information about TalentSprint, visit our website.