The programme has two components. The first component of the programme consists of an on-campus course work involving a series of courses followed by a comprehensive examination. The second component of the programme consists of thesis work.
The on-campus course work has three modules:
Module 1: Foundation in Management:
Module 2: Core courses:
Module 3: Area Courses:
IIM Raipur reserves the right to change any of the above courses, structure and timing of the programme.
Two months after the completion of the course work, a candidate has to take a comprehensive examination to assess the suitability of the candidate for the thesis work. The tentative date for the examination is in April 2018.
If a candidate is declared pass, he / she goes to the next stage, else he/she may be asked to do a term paper and on the completion of the term paper withdraws from the programme by getting a certificate titled “Certificate in Management Teaching.”
This phase embarks students on his/her doctoral level research, comprising of thesis proposal defence, thesis writing, and thesis examination. The thesis should be a scholarly contribution to the knowledge pertinent to the understanding and resolution of management problems.
The institute presently offers Executive FPM in the following area of specialization: