Executive MBA Program in India

The Great Lakes PGXPM allows you to pursue a world class management program while continuing to work and prepares you for a fast track growth into leadership roles.
App. Deadline: 31st July, 2024

Post Graduate Executive Program in Management (PGXPM)

Executives who have spent a considerable time in the industry as a functional manager, a high-potential future business leader, a next-generation owner of a family-managed business, or a senior service official, feel the need to move up the ladder and take up higher leadership positions. The Post Graduate eXecutive Program in Management helps these professionals develop general management competencies and prepares them for their aspirations. This world class executive MBA program allows professionals to continue their work as well as leverage classroom learnings at their workplace.

The PGXPM is a blended, rigorous, and fully mentored holistic program, with a set of core courses on Finance, Marketing, Operations, Technology, and Human Resources Management. These help develop competencies in General Management and Business Leadership and the courses and tailored to suit the Global Business Environment, delivered by distinguished faculty from across US, European, and Asian b-schools. The diversity among the participants in terms of industries, sectors and hierarchical levels facilitates the exchange of experiences and the building of a close-knit yet distributed network.

The case-study pedagogy forms the basis of the learning process, following through components through the e-learning platform in each module. The program architecture offers group and executive coaching, 360-degree assessment, and team activities, throughout its course. The Leadership Development program provides an opportunity to the participants to interact and learn from eminent thought leaders and industry stalwarts, and gain first-hand knowledge required to develop leadership acumen. The program also offers residencies, apprenticeship and individual country and vertical-based intensive year-long live projects under a faculty guide, experiential learning through simulations, technology driven virtual classrooms with global connectivity, quasi-consulting for business problems and cases from a participant’s workplace, training. The PGXPM is offered as a hybrid program with 540+ contact hours including 35+ days of residencies. The program is divided into 7 terms, with 9 days of residency in the first and the last term, and 4 days of residency in the intermediate terms.

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Globally benchmarked curriculum. Truly world class faculty.

World’s renowned Management Gurus and thought leaders are a part of our Academic Advisory Council who help us continuously innovate and globally benchmark our curriculum.


Full time faculty with rich academic and industry experience from across the world ensure that you learn business management from the best of the best.


International visiting faculty from Ivy League schools such as Kellogg, Stanford, Yale, etc., provide global perspectives.

Career Impact

Every year we have executives from some of the most reputed companies enrolling to hone their leadership skills. By the end of the program they develop broader perspectives, insights and competencies required to take on higher roles and bigger challenges through the future course of their careers. Our Alumni have leveraged their learnings from the program to make their mark on some of the most sought-after brands to work with.

Perspectives from Global Thought Leaders

Thought leaders and industry veterans from across the world interact and share their perspectives with Great Lakers every year.


Full time member strong Business Advisory Council headed by Dr. Ratan Tata and comprising the who’s who of business helps us stay connected and business relevant.

Indra Nooyi

Indra NooyiEx-Chairperson & CEO, PepsiCo

Adi Godrej

Adi GodrejChairman, Godrej Group

Vijay Govindarajan

Vijay GovindarajanProfessor, Tuck

Ram Charan

Ram CharanGlobal Thought Leader

Philip Kotler

Philip KotlerProfessor, Kellogg

Ratan Tata

Ratan TataChairman, TATA Sons

PGXPM Class Profile

The PGXPM cohort has a diverse and impressive mix of professionals from a wide range of industries, verticals, educational backgrounds and regions. The experiences they carry add substantial value to the peer learning and holistic development experience. Learnings go beyond classroom sessions and study material, strong and diverse networks are built among the participants, and untapped capabilities are explored and developed.



Years Average Work Experience


Years Average Age


Between 10-15 Years of Work Experience


Between 30-40 Years of Age


From Engineering


From Manufacturing Sector


Meet our accomplished PGXPM alumni, each with a unique journey and remarkable achievements. These individuals exemplify the transformative power of the program and the global reach of their careers. Explore their exceptional paths to success and be inspired by their leadership and impact in diverse industries and across countries.

Sumeet Bansal

Sumeet Bansal

Class of 2008

APAC Regional Leader,
Baker Hughes, Singapore

Nirav Shah

Nirav Shah

Class of 2007

Vice President - North
Asia, Dr. Reddy’s

Ganesh Raghavan

Ganesh Raghavan

Class of 2007

VP & Business Head,
TATA Advanced Systems

Dona Tresa Francis

Dona Tresa Francis

Class of 2018

Red Maple Media

Imran Kantawala

Imran Kantawala

Class of 2011

Head - Digital Marketing,
Aditya Birla Group

Shailen Merchant

Shailen Merchant

Class of 2014

Head HR,
Chola MS General Insurance

Veerasundar V

Veerasundar V

Class of 2007

Chief Financial Officer,
Cprime Inc

Parthiban Ganesan

Parthiban Ganesan

Class of 2017

Head - Production Systems,
ZF Group, Michigan, USA

Our Students Come From
Our Students Come From
Samanaya Das
Samanaya DasDeputy General Manager, Tata Motors PGXPM 2018-20

The PGXPM has enabled me to implement and practice a mélange of ideas in my daily life. My second year project was widely appreciated and in fact initiated in phases for my company’s distribution overseas.

Samanaya Das
Satish KVPGXPM 2016-18 AGM-Marketing, Phoenix Mills

This is my second MBA after 16 years. According to me, PGXPM brings vast diversity of experience with cohorts coming from multi-disciplinary backgrounds and good faculty that makes the programme unique. PGXPM emphasizes on learning strategy by capitalizing on the collective intellect and diverse insights of the class. Students are exposed to different teaching techniques to enhance their learning experiences.

Jayapradeep V
Jayapradeep VNational Business Head, Royal Enfield PGXPM 2015-17

PGXPM helped me open up my thought process and made decision-making much more structured. The diverse peer group and faculty with global exposure significantly broadened my business perspective.

Ronald Deepak
Ronald DeepakGlobal Project Pursuit Leader, Emerson Automation Solutions PGXPM 2013-15

The PGXPM has added a new dimension to my career and given me a well-rounded business perspective. I can understand customer & company needs better, position solutions more effectively & drive growth.

Percy Master
Percy MasterSenior General Manager, Godrej & Boyce PGXPM 2013-15

The peers you meet & interact with in this course are from different facets of life, and you can be a part of some real case studies and problem solving techniques.

Poongavanam Jeganathan
Poongavanam JeganathanLeader Global Lean Operation, Wabco India PGXPM 2012-14

The program allowed me to use real world examples and problems rather than theoretical scenarios, motivating me to apply my learnings immediately in every area of my job.


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