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Developing Leaders with Cross Cultural Acumen

About the Program

The PGPEx- MBIC (Post Graduate Program for Executives - Managing Business in India and China) is a 14 months Intensive program offered by Indian Institute of Management (IIM). The Executive Management Program aims at equipping the participants with adequate knowledge and business skills for managing businesses in India and China, and also enabling them to operate at strategic levels with a global outlook by synergizing all functional areas of Management. Moreover the participants will be trained in Chinese language, Chinese Culture and Chinese tradition understanding which is important for doing business in China.

PGPEx- Managing Business in India and China (MBIC) is an intensive 14 months full time residential course for Executives with prior industry experience and entrepreneurs. The program aims at equipping the participants with adequate management knowledge and skills to enable them to captain businesses straddling Indian and Chinese markets and operate at strategic levels with a global outlook by synergizing all functional areas of management. The participants are trained in Mandarin, Chinese culture and tradition to pivot them to manage in dynamic cross- cultural environment and to be aware of regional sensitivities. PGPEX-MBIC is a staging board for aspiring executives to reach higher career echelons or pursue entrepreneurial enterprises. The Indo-China orientation ensures that the participants get immersed in best of both the management styles in Asia and carve an outlook which spans across the Asian giants into the Global Economy.

About the batch 2018-2019

This year's PGPEx batch is a set of 33 accomplished participants from a varied range of industry such as IT , ITES, Consulting, Automotive, Power & Energy, BFSI Engineering, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas and Entrepreneurship. The diversity in experiences and skills make this year's PGPEx program one of the most sought after batches for management education. Over the period of 14 months, the participants go through rigorous academic process of IIM Shillong and spends about 4 months at China which includes a module at The Ocean University of China for 6 weeks , a module at Fudan University for 2 weeks and Industrial exposure for 8 weeks and thereby understanding the culture and management principles of the country. The diversity of the batch makes it one of the most special ones. With an average experience of 7.6 years, the batch represents a strong team of professionals in the areas of Sales & Marketing, Operations Management, Project Management, General Management, Business Consulting, Brand Management, IT Development and Support, R&D, Construction & Engineering and Banking Operations


China Immersion

Nǐ hǎo zhōngguó – Namaste China

Emergence of India and China as major forces in the contemporary Global Economy is one of the most significant development of the past century. So much so that the current century can be rightly called the Asian Century. Managers not only require the functional knowledge but also need cross-cultural acumen to conduct management in an unprecedented highly connected & integrated world. In an endeavour to sculpt Managers with such qualities The Indian Institute of Management – Shillong and The Ocean University of China have collaborated to design a rigorous curriculum which exposes managers to management philosophies and benchmark practices across both the nations.

Internship in China

Under going internship in China gives the participants a unique glimpse into the management styles of the Asian business giant and economic power house. The participants come to gain practical insights into corporate problems, apply the business principles learnt during the course, and innovate.

Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China

Ocean University of China, formerly Ocean University of Qingdao, was established in 1924 and is a comprehensive university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China and offers courses in disciplines of Science, Engineering, Fishery Sciences, Pharmaceutics, Economics, Management, Liberal Arts, Law, Agronomy and History. OUC is located in the coastal city of Qingdao. Located on the shore of Yellow Sea, Qingdao is a renowned summer resort and an attractive historic tourist city of scenic beauty and temperate climate. The city is well connected to Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and other East-Asian cities by direct flights operated from Qingdao Liuting International Airport. The college of Management in OUC has five departments including Business Administration, Accounting, Marketing and Electronic Business, Tourism, Brand enterprise research centre and seven institutes which enriches the participants experience of cross-cultural management exposure

China International Internships

  • 1. Diminco Tyrex International
  • 2. Go World Group Hisense International 
  • 3. Mahindra Satyam You Hua Law Firm 
  • 4. SunRui Marine Qingdao Mutrade
  • 5. MKL technologies Tech Mahindra, Shanghai 
  • 6. Freight System Limited China Material Supply & Transportation 
  • 7. Fortune Investment Bank Agility 
  • 8. Jasper Capital Yeahmobi 
  • 9. Qingdao Seawin Biotech Group NVT technologies Co. Ltd. 
  • 10. Qingdao Rubber Valley Productivity IOTOne, Shanghai
  • 11. Promotion Center Co., Ltd. 
  • 12. China Coal Mine Construction Group SEPCO III
  • 13. Corporation Limited(CCMC) 
  • 14. Suzhou, Anhui Dongguan
  • 15. Institute of Chinese Studies
  • 16. Qingdao Tipont Cord Company Limited
  • 17. SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction Corporation
  • 18. Confederation of Indian Industry, Shanghai
  • 19. IoT ONE338, Shanghai
  • 20. TGOOD Global, Qingdao

Ocean University of China (OUC), formerly Ocean University of Qingdao, is a comprehensive university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China, offering coursework in the fields of Economics, Liberal Arts, Medical Sciences (Pharmaceuticals), Management, Law, Sciences, Engineering and Agronomy. OUC is located in Qingdao, a renowned summer resort and an attractive historic tourist city of scenic beauty and temperate climate, convenient with an international airport with direct flights to Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, etc.