General Management Program (GMPx)

Starts Jan 27, 2023
General Management Program
(GMPx2) of the Indian Institute of
Management Bangalore in Dubai January 27, 2023 to July 29, 2023

You Will Gain


Use digital capabilities for results


Leadership skills to manage people for results


Develop and implement business strategies with a global perspective


Competence to move to general management roles


Knowledge of emerging/transforming business models

Program Modules

Individual and Organizational Competencies

Continuous enhancement of individual .

  • Organization structures and processes
  • Leadership
  • Resource optimization
  • Entrepreneurship
Strategic Perspective

This module integrates the functional knowledge .

  • Corporate Strategy & Innovation
  • Technology driven business models
  • Digitalization

The program has choice of electives to specialize

  • Strategy and leadership
  • Marketing and analytics
  • Corporate governance
Functional Knowledge

An understanding of key concepts and activities

  • Financial acumen
  • Branding
  • Operational excellence
  • Business analytics
Business Environment

We start with understanding of the fast-changing

  • The Economic environment
  • Disruptive technologies

Program Schedule


The Program begins with the inauguration in Dubai on Jan 27th, 2023. 

The 24-day contact sessions in Dubai will follow on Friday and Saturday at three-week intervals. Interspersed with two residencies of 6 days each in the IIMB Campus. 


Schedule a Call With Program Faculty Dr. Manoj Nakra

Program Faculty


P. D. Jose

Professor - Strategy Chair, MOOCs Initiative, Chair, Digital Learning, Chair, Strategy

Professor - Strategy Chair, MOOCs Initiative, Chair, Digital Learning, Chair, Strategy   Dr. Jose is a Professor in the Strategy Area. Prior to joining IIMB, he was a member of the faculty at the Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad. Professor Jose teaches core courses on strategy and electives on Corporate Environmental Management, Sustainable Enterprises and Understanding Corporate Failures. He has been a visiting faculty at Cardiff Business School, IIM Kozhikode, and Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg. Professor Jose was a Fulbright Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, and Kenan-Flagler Business School, North Carolina during 1999-2000. He also visited the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, as a research scholar on a UNDP/GoI fellowship. He was also an ESRC Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS) at Cardiff University during 2005-06, and again in 2008.


Prof. G Shainesh

Professor - Marketing Chair, Consumer Insights

Professor - Marketing Chair, Consumer Insights Professor G Shainesh has over two decades of research and teaching experience in India and abroad. He has conducted research and teaching assignments at the University of Gothenburg (Sweden), University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), Audencia Nantes and IESEG (France), Vienna University and MCI Innsbruck (Austria), Bocconi University (Milan), Curtin University of Technology (Perth) and the American University of Armenia (Yerevan). His research and teaching focus on CRM, Services Marketing, and Service Innovations. At IIMB, Shainesh has served as Dean – Administration (2014-17), Chair – EPGP (2013-14) and Chair – Student Exchange Program (2006-09).


Prof. Vasanthi Srinivasan

Organizational Behavior & Human Resources Management Chair, Internal Committee

Professor Srinivasan is a Professor in the Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management Area.
At IIM Bangalore, she teaches the core course on Managing People and Performance in Organizations and also offers an elective in Human Resource Management. She has designed and delivered sessions on leadership development and career management on Executive Education programmes. She was an Indian Council for Cultural Relations Chair Professor for Corporate responsibility at the HHL Graduate School of Management Leipzig, Germany for the period 2012-13 on deputation. She was also a British Council Visiting Scholar at the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility at the Nottingham University Business School.

Program Investment

  • Program Fee is AED 33,685 (including VAT)
  • The program will be delivered at Emirates Academy - Dubai* and IIM Bangalore Campus.
  • Contact us to discuss the installment payment option and early-bird discount. 
  • The fees include all learning material
  • The fees include learning materials, food, and snacks on the residency days in Dubai.
  • The fees include boarding and lodging for 12 days at IIMB campus residency.
  • To estimate the total cost of the program, budget for two to-and-fro flights to IIM Bangalore for the two 6-day residencies. 

Award of Certificate

IIMB will award a certificate to the participants who meet the program requirements. Contact Dr. Manoj Nakra for the details.

Successful program completion entitles participants to become Alumni of IIMB.


Dr. Manoj Nakra
SmartGlobal Solutions and Services FZ LLE PO Box 4422,
Creative Zone, Fujairah, UAE

SmartGlobal Solutions and Services, D 210 Defence Colony,
New Delhi India 110024

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