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One Year Executive MBA Programs in India

Some of the Indian business schools and universities are offering world class one year executive MBA programs. These highly competitive one year MBA programs cover the entire spectrum of business management and administration. Most of them have special focus on global business since there is a fast growing demand for business leaders in the global business sector.

Before settling on your one year executive MBA program, you need to analyse all available options carefully.

The following is a brief account of some of the most successful one year executive MBA programs offered by Indian business schools.

Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management

This 15 month executive MBA program offered by the International Institute of Management (IIM) of Delhi enrolls international students as well. The program covers many areas in General Management making it appealing to many business  executives with some management experience looking for advancement in their careers.

The program requires you to have a basic degree in any major and five years work experience as the basic eligibility.

Admission is based on CAT, GMAT score and an interview.

Admission opens in January.

Executive Post Graduate Diploma in International Business (EPGDIB)

This one year executive weekend MBA program offered by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is for those business executives yearning for an in-depth experience in the dynamics of the fast changing international business scene. You need not leave the job or relocate for the completion of the program.

A graduate degree and five years post graduation experience is needed for eligibility. Admission will be based on your academic credentials, experience and special talents.

Post Graduate Executive Diploma in Management

IILM Institute for Higher Education aims this one year executive diploma program at young executives who lack formal education in management.

The program has an emphasis on management and leadership.

Two years experience and a degree in any major are considered satisfactory for enrollment.

International Program in Management for Executives

IIM Lucknow's Noida Campus offers this one year program with a focus on leadership in global business. Education covers both functional and strategic dimensions of Indian and international business.

To be eligible, graduation in any discipline and six years full time work experience are necessary.

Admission process requires GMAT, Statement of Purpose and two Letters of Recommendation followed by a personal interview.

One Year MBA by ISB Hyderabad

This AICTE accredited one year executive MBA program of ISB Hyderabad offered in both Hyderabad and Mohali takes in more than 700 students. Focus is on global business and faculty represents the academics from some of the best management education institutes of the world such as Kellogg, London Business School and Stanford University.

Two years full time work experience and an undergraduate or graduate degree are required to be eligible.

Admission is through the standard application process followed by an interview. TOEFL or IELTS is required from students from non English speaking countries.

Executive MBA in Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (PGPEX- VLM)

IIM Calcutta offers this one year full time program for the executives in the manufacturing industry.  Heavy emphasis given to the manufacturing and related disciplines requires that the candidates have 5 - 10 years full time experience in manufacturing business.

Eligibility criteria are stricter with serious consideration given to academic performance, special aptitudes, employer recommendations and personal interviews. GMAT is considered as useful.

Post-Graduate Programme in Management for Executives

Ranked No. 11 for 2011 by The Financial Times Global MBA Rankings, this one year program is offered by the business school with the toughest admission criteria, IIMA India.

Strict admission process involves the standard formal appliCATion process with a leadership profiling and an interview. GMAT is required. Work experience should be national and international.