Recognizing the aspirations of mid to senior-level executives to get formal management education without taking a career break, IIM Nagpur has launched MBA for Working Professionals (MBA-WP).
The programme aims to fulfill the needs of mid-career professionals for upskilling with a management degree from a premier institute which in turn helps
accelerate their career growth.
The objective of the MBA-WP programme is to equip the participants with various skills and knowledge that will help them navigate their career path with focus. This will be achieved with we’ll designed courses and delivery model, enabling the participant to apply the learning in their organizations.
The organizations can benefit from the upskilling of their employees and nurturing future senior management professionals.
The courses will be delivered by IIM Nagpur faculty members as well as visiting faculty and eminent experts from industry and academia.
The programme aims to attract diverse professionals from various sectors of the industry, public sector organizations, and entrepreneurs, which will provide the batch participants with a good peer network and learning.
On the occasion of the launch of the MBA-WP programme, Dr. Bhimaraya Metri, Director IIM Nagpur, said, “This MBA-WP program has been designed specially keeping the needs of working professionals in mind. Professionals from Nagpur and the nearby regions will be benefited from this programme. This initiative will produce expert management professionals
and leaders of tomorrow in the Vidarbha region”.
The MBA-WP will begin from the Nagpur campus in Sept/Oct 2021 and will be launched from IIM Nagpur’s Pune campus by the year-end. Face-to-face classes will be scheduled on weekday evenings or weekends. However, the programme may have to be conducted online due to the prevailing pandemic and government restrictions.
IIM Nagpur also conducted two online interactive sessions that saw enthusiastic participation from the prospective applicants. The faculty members oriented the applicants towards the programme philosophy and addressed their queries about the programme and the admissions process.
The admission process for MBA-WP will include filling up an application form, an entrance examination (IIM Nagpur Aptitude Test – IIMNAT), and a Personal Interview.
Applications for admission for MBA-WP at the Nagpur campus have already begun. Interested candidates may apply through the IIM Nagpur website (https://www.iimnagpur.ac.in/admissions/mba-for-
working-professionals/admissions-policy/). Details of banks for financing options are also available on the website.