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IIM Calcutta welcomes its 16th MBAEx Batch of 2023

:- The MBAEx program aims to mould bright and dynamic leaders by leveraging peer-to-peer learning and industry exposure


Kolkata: Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, welcomed its 16th batch of the one-year full-time MBA for Executives Programme (MBAEx). The growing global market needs business-oriented leaders and disruptive thinkers. The MBAEx program aims to mould bright and dynamic leaders by leveraging peer-to-peer learning and industry exposure. With this vision, 78 individuals were carefully handpicked to create a balance of young, aspiring leaders and seasoned veterans from various industries. The average age for the batch is 31.3 years and the average work experience is close to 8.5 years.

The batch displays immense diversity representing a plethora of industries such as Information Technology, Automobiles, Energy & Power, Banking, Finance, Oil & Gas, E-commerce, Consulting, Manufacturing, Fashion, Defence, Entertainment, Healthcare, NGO, Education, Consumer durables and a lot more. To add to this, the cohort embodies an impactful footprint in terms of international experience in countries such as United States, United Kingdom, Liberia, Belgium, UAE, Mauritius, Kenya, New Zealand, Oman, South Africa, Australia and many others. The cohort isn’t limited to academic and professional successes only; the batch brings in extra-curricular talents in the form of singers, artists, writers, content creators, humanitarian volunteers, photographers, adventure enthusiasts, dancers, and many more. Further adding to the diversity, the batch contingent this year is composed of bright members incoming from 21 different cities of the country.

Welcoming the 16th batch, Prof. Pragyan Rath, Chairperson, MBAEx said “Since its inception in 2006, the MBAEx program at IIM Calcutta has come a long way in gaining global recognition for imparting quality education. We have been striving continuously towards adapting to the changing landscape of the business world to impart the most relevant management education and industry exposure to our students. The Class comprises an eclectic mix of youth and experience. It is this heady mix of fervour, idealism, experience and moderating values that catalyses the transformation of experienced professionals into dynamic ethical leaders. This indeed is the true objective of the MBA for Executives management programme.”

MBA for Executives Programme is IIM Calcutta's One Year Full-Time Residential Programme meant for Executives with more than five years of professional experience. IIM Calcutta is the first management institute in the country to be Triple Crowned – to be accredited by AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS, i.e., accredited by all the three major accreditation agencies in the world for management education.

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