The students’ experience at IPMX encompasses many aspects of intellectual and academic development aided by classroom learning with a quintessential blend of learning ‘beyond the classroom’ through workshops, seminars, and industry visits. The programme components consist of core and elective courses encompassing the whole gamut of business education. The core courses enhance the breadth of the knowledge of the participants, while the electives provide an opportunity for the participants to strengthen their expertise in the domain of their interest.
The international immersion module is another critical component of the programme. This module exposes the participants to the social, cultural, economic, and political nuances of countries in the developed and developing world, keeping them at par with global business practices.
It allows the student to opt for a particular area of interest beyond the subscribed curricula. This study is exploratory and prescriptive in nature. CIS offers the students to delve deep into a problem or subject with a focus on its applicability to management situations.
Workshops on a wide variety of themes such as leadership, business etiquette, market research and public procurement are conducted throughout the course of the programme to augment the skill level of the participants and equip them with varied tools and techniques.
Through the Leadership Talk Series (LTS) at IIM Lucknow, we aim to bridge the gap between classroom learning and the ground realities of the business world by inviting industry experts, academic luminaries and entrepreneurs to share their vast array of hard-won experiences. These interactions are spread over the course of the entire year and the guest speakers cover both technical and soft-skills during their sessions.
The student experience at IPMX places a lot of emphasis on learning beyond the classroom as well. This is achieved through seminars, workshops and industrial visits – both in India and abroad. This provides a valuable opportunity for the students to interact with the industry partners and get a hands-on feel of how the corporate system functions across different markets.
IIM Lucknow has tie-ups with many foreign universities for student exchange programs. For the past thirteen years, students have been visiting worldwide as part of this program.
The international immersion module of IPMX imbibes the students with a discerning global perspective at Europe's commercial nerve centres. Previous batches have visited prestigious institutions, such as IESEG School of Management Paris, ESCP Business School London, which consistently feature amongst the best global institutes. The seven weeks spent at these institutions add a new dimension to the learning that IPMX students gain through the course. It enables students to appreciate, accept and adapt to diverse business and cultural environments. The students are able to leverage the experience to add critical insights to the business dimensions of international firms, cross-border mergers, global workforce management, challenges of multi-domestic operations, thereby empowering themselves with the tools to explore innovative means to collaborate and grow in the styles of cross-cultural business management in a multinational environment.
Workshops on a wide variety of themes such as leadership, business etiquette, market research, and public procurement are conducted throughout the course. These help in students' overall learning who are armed with the knowledge required to face the ever-evolving business world.