(Joint Certification Programs by ISME, India & Carleton University’s Canada India Centre for Excellence, Canada)


  • Provide the participants with an opportunity to learn updated management concepts and techniques relevant for formulating and implementing strategies in functional and strategic management areas
  • Enhance managerial skills of the participants
  • Enable participants to appreciate the interdependencies in an organisation and acquire perspectives in an increasingly uncertain world required for higher management positions

International School of Management Excellence, Bangalore, India

One of the nationally acclaimed B-Schools established with the vision of quality entrepreneurial and management education, International School of Management Excellence (ISME) brings together providing a set of international practices of course design and delivery. ISME’s parent organisation NVT Quality Certification is a global quality certifying body. ISME was founded in 2006 by alumni from CMU, Purdue and Wharton, USA and has successfully delivered 10 batches of management students, with over 1000 alumni working with multi-national organisations across the globe.

Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

Historically known for delivering superior learning experience to the students from across 100+ countries, Carleton University commands a prestigious stature in the global academia. Offering more than 65 programs of study in areas as diverse as public affairs, journalism, film studies, engineering, high technology and international studies, Carleton serves nearly 28000 students worldwide through an team of 2000 brilliant professors and staff members.

Canada India centre for Excellence, Canada

CICE is a research and training centre in the areas of energy, trade, and science and technology. The centre works closely with its partners in India to undertake research to help strengthen the Canada-India partnership. Some of CICE’s partners in India include IIT-Bombay, BITS Pilani, TERI University, Delhi University and ISME.

Management Development Cell, ISME

The MDC at ISME conducts a variety of Executive and Management Development Programs for working professionals. It provides an ideal platform for gaining new insights in order to be successful in an increasingly competitive & complex corporate environment. The programs are aimed at broadening the outlook and strengthening the skills of practising managers and prepare them for the challenging roles of the new economy. The programs are designed after due deliberations such that the outcomes are focused around not just the knowledge part, but also the skill sets required.

For Whom

Executives & managers working in entry, lower-middle and middle positions seeking to enhance their career paths. Participants with professional experience will be preferred.

Pedagogy & Resource Persons

A mix of pedagogical tools will be used – lectures, discussions, audio-visuals, case studies and experiential exercises. ISME has a set of functionally specialised faculties qualified from internationally reputed universities and institutions and with vast experience in the industry. Wherever required, outside experts in the field will also be invited.

Executive Development Programs on Offer


The aim of this program is to unravel the leadership potential in the executives and prepare for leadership positions in the organisations. Contrary to the argument that leaders are born, but not made, this program offers a series of ingredients in the form of attitude and skill development to practice the leadership role, much before assuming one. Managerial skills are sensitive in that they demand managers and leaders to deal with heterogeneous individuals in the organisational setup. The program trains the executives in excelling in the workplace inter-personal dynamics and team-working and leading effectiveness. The content of the program includes: self-assessment, team dynamics, group behaviour, conflict management and leadership styles.


This program aims at training the executives in excelling communication skills in the new-age business set-up. The program also prepares the executives to be better negotiators in clinching business deals resulting in a ‘win-win’. The program will be delivered using extensive interactive experiential learning methods, including, case studies, role plays, management simulation games, debates and experience sharing exercises. The program content includes self-awareness, understanding other party, feedback mechanism, using assertiveness, assessing conflict of interest, cost vs benefit analysis and negotiating for a win-win.


This program aims to develop competencies among non-finance professionals by equipping them with essential skill-sets and competencies in Finance that are necessary to achieve operational excellence. The program also attempts to develop an understanding of mutual dependencies of various functional departments with finance. The program content includes introduction of financial reporting and analysis, corporate finance, cost management and corporate valuation. Extensive use of case studies, spreadsheet exercises and peer-learning methodologies will be used to deliver the contents.


The objective of this program is to develop an understanding of consumer psychology and its application in developing marketing strategy. The program trains the executives with basic analytical and conceptual knowledge of latest marketing techniques. Another objective of this program is to train the executives on effective selling skills. The program content includes internal and external forces influencing consumer behaviour, customer value, creating customer-based brand equity, managing service quality challenges, selling skills, sales funnel management and CRM. The program pedagogy includes a series of real life case studies, role pays, group discussions and audio-visual tools.


This program is designed to address the challenges of a new-age marketer who has to present his product proposition in the virtual world. The increasing statistics of reach of digital tools contributed by the social media channels has changed the way products are presented to customers. The EDP trains the participants with a basic level of understanding of digital marketing opportunities and using of the same in executing effective product campaigns. The program content includes Search Engine Optimisation, Social Media & Content Marketing, Email Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Pay-per-Click, Web Analytics, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Facebook & Twitter Marketing, and YouTube Content Development.


With the increasing focus on quantitative and analytical tools in solving business operational problems, this program aims to enable the executives in taking control of business data with analytical tools offered by MS-Excel. The program is designed around solving operational challenges of businesses in managing the big data, creating of sophisticated models, analysing the data with a multi-dimensional objective set and exploring the data for different usage patterns. The program content includes Power Query for Excel, Power Pivot for Excel, Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts, Power Map for Excel, 3-D Maps. The program would be delivered in the workshop mode with hands-on training on Excel.

Customised Programs

Corporates are welcome to request customised programs to suit sector and company-specific training needs.



MDP Cell Coordinators

Dr. Swaroop D Reddy

Principal & Dean (Academics)
International School of Management Excellence
88, Chembenahalli, Near Dommasandra Circle
Sarjapura Road, Bangalore-562125, Karnataka

Prof. Kiran Kumar K V

Faculty, Research & Consulting – Finance
International School of Management Excellence
88, Chembenahalli, Near Dommasandra Circle
Sarjapura Road, Bangalore-562125, Karnataka
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