IIM Lucknow has Announced Advanced Program in Strategy For Leaders. This program will be available in all major cities of India.  You can apply for this program by post or online. This program can help to gain additional advantages for your career.

Program Name

Advanced Program in Strategy For Leaders

Program by

Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow


6 Months

Important Dates

Last Date of Application: December 20, 2013

Class Start on or after: April 2014

Class Schedule:

Once a week


Tuesday, 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Program Objectives

To learn strategy formulation at different levels of Organization

To expose candidates to basic concepts and framework of strategy

Link strategy formulation and strategy implementation

To give an in-depth insight into advanced topics in strategy

Who should participate

Managers at any level seeking to sharpen their strategic effectiveness will benefit from this program.

Experienced professionals who currently hold or are likely to hold decision making and strategic planning roles will find this program enriching.

This program will be beneficial to consultants who are working on strategic change initiatives.

Entrepreneurs would also find this program challenging and highly enriching.

Classes delivery

At  NIIT Imperia Centers for Advanced Learning

Three campus visits at IIM L NOIDA campus during the course of the program


Working professionals with minimum 5 year’s work experience.

Graduates/ Post Graduates in any discipline with minimum 50% marks / 3 years full time diploma from a recognized institute

Selection Process

Eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of their performance in the Program Aptitude Test (PAT) to be conducted by NIIT Imperia, together with the assessment of background and motivation (Statement of Purpose-Annexure I of the Application Form) based on the application form submitted.

Selected applicants need to resubmit the latest proof of current employment at the time of registration.


First Term:

Why is strategy needed?

Conceptual framework in strategic management

Using analytical tools for strategy

Evaluation of business environment: general, industry and competitor

Competitive rivalry and dynamics

Appraise resources, capabilities and competencies

Develop business, corporate and international strategy

Second Term:

Cooperative strategies and alliances

Merger and acquisitions & restructuring

Entrepreneurship & innovation as strategy

Blue Ocean strategy

Third Term:

Corporate governance & ethics

Structure and controls with organization

Disruption as competitive strategy

BOP Strategy

Functional Area Inputs during 3 terms


Evaluation by: IIM Lucknow

Evaluation Structure:

– Comprehensive examination

– Project Report Submission and Presentation


Certificate of Successful Completion: For those who fulfill Attendance and evaluation criteria

Certificate of Participation: Those who not clearing the  evaluation but meeting requisite attendance

Certificates shall be issued directly by IIM Lucknow.

Fees and Payments

Program Fee: Rs. 1,17,700/- + 12.36% Service Tax = Rs. 1,32,248/-

· The fee above is inclusive of all academic charges, examinations and taxes

· Books/Cases: Rs. 5000/- (Additional to the program fee)

· All fees are non-refundable. Fees can be paid by cash, or cheque/demand draft drawn in favour of ‘NIIT Ltd. Imperia Collection A/c’

· A deferred payment facility exists for fee payment with the following schedule:

– With Application# – Rs. 11,236/-

– On Registration- Rs. 54,888/-

– Instalment 1 (May 2014) – Rs. 33,062/-

– Instalment 2 (Jul 2014) – Rs. 33,062/-

(Participants need to submit the PDCs towards future instalments as per the due date at the time of registration).

A mandatory Campus Module fee is to be paid vide DD drawn in favour of IIM Lucknow, before every campus visit. This amount includes boarding & lodging expenses. Travel arrangements for the campus visit have to be made by the students themselves.

Campus Instalment to be paid vide DD drawn in favour of “Indian Institute of Management Lucknow Noida Campus” payable at Noida.

– Campus Instalment 1 : Rs. 12,000 (Rs. 6,000 per day)

– Campus Instalment 2 : Rs.18,000 (Rs. 6,000 per day)

– Campus Instalment 3 : Rs.18,000 (Rs. 6,000 per day)

#Initial payment will be refunded completely if the applicant is not selected for the program by the institute. This does not include the application fee of Rs. 1,124/-.

Initial payment will not be refunded in case of any/all of the following conditions:

a) The application is found to be incomplete or inaccurate at any stage of scrutiny (Appearing in PAT does not confirm application acceptance/clearance of scrutiny)

b) The applicant is offered a seat for the program and does not join before the date mentioned in the offer letter.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in all respects. The selection offer letter is for a specific batch of a program. Neither the offer for admission nor the initial amount is transferable to any other program or batch.


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Useful Website

Official Website NIIT Imperia for more information

More information about course

Program Content / Syllabus in detail

Test details and illustrative questions