The Ahmedabad University GROW Programme is a certificate programme designed for managers and senior managers aspiring to move into a general management role to develop leadership skills and capabilities along with core business competencies. The Programme will broaden their perspective and help them develop tools and techniques needed to strengthen their organisations and handle issues involving cross-functional areas.
The GROW Programme will bring together participants from different industries and departments with unique skills and experience, resulting in engaging peer bonding and peer learning. The interactive pedagogy supported by relevant case studies, simulations, and activities will ensure impactful learning. The Capstone project at the end of the Programme will enable participants to apply their learnings in their organisations, making it equally beneficial for participants and the industry as a whole.
Key Benefits for Participants
Key Benefits for Organisations
Programme Duration and Delivery
The GROW Programme will be delivered in hybrid mode over 10 months, with 2 in-person immersions at the Ahmedabad University Campus and the remaining sessions held online on every alternate Saturday. The modular and flexible design of the Programme makes it easily accessible and convenient for working professionals.
Proposed Fee: INR 2.5 lakh + GST per person
Special fee benefits for Ahmedabad University Alumni and Female participants. Flexible payment options available.
The GROW Programme will use a mix of lectures, case studies, activities, discussions, and simulations. Sessions are expected to be interactive, where learning happens through discussions, using examples from cases and information provided through lectures. Participants are encouraged to actively participate in class discussions to take advantage of the diverse viewpoints of their peers and maximise their learning potential.
With a strong focus on developing leadership quotient and transition from delivering a functional strategy to overall business strategy, the GROW Programme by Ahmedabad University instils a broader perspective and long term view, along with informed decision-making skills. The Programme prepares participants for leadership roles through a sharp focus on critical areas that inform leaders in the 21st century. These areas are: Broad Worldview, Individual and Organisational Competencies, Business Environment, Functional Knowledge (Key Business Areas), and Strategic Perspective.
Building Global Perspectives
An understanding of various factors affecting businesses globally and adopting a mindset that matches this fast-changing world.
Individual and Organisational Competencies
Continuous enhancement of individual and organisational competencies and business performance is crucial.
An understanding of the fast-changing environment and its impact on businesses.
An appreciation of key concepts and activities within the primary management functional areas and interconnections among them is essential for aligning the functional areas with the business strategy.
This module integrates the functional knowledge imparted during the Programme, allowing managers to take decisions and develop strategies that are appropriate for different environments.
Capstone Project - Business Simulation
Application of learnings through a real-time Capstone Project.
For details regarding the registration process please refer to the Registration Portal