IIM Lucknow

Advanced Program In

Leadership In The Digital Era

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  • Specialization: Strategy & Leadership
  • Duration: 10 Months
  • Class Start: 23 June 2024
  • Batch: 4th

About Course

In today’s era of rapid digitization, a leader’s capability to evolve is the ultimate competitive advantage.
Identifying and developing leadership that is aligned for challenges of the digital era is critical for most organizations today. With continuous change in the profile and priorities of the human capital over the years, the nature and style of leadership has no option but to adapt to ensure there is equal focus on revenue as well as employee satisfaction.
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The intense open market competition and technological revolutions, apart from putting a tremendous work pressure on the leaders and managers, has also created a requirement of conceptualizing and designing a new set of modern practices in practically every aspect of the workplace. In today’s context of people’s demographics, automated processes, a connected world and changed aspirations, the previous management literature, practices, tools and techniques need a complete revamp. There is a clear felt need to redefining the concept, and its practice to deal with the new set of challenges due to digitization and massive disruption arising out of it.

This course from IIM Lucknow is conceptualized to address this critical need of leaders and managers who are ready to take on the challenge of not only to make the organizations survive but to make it grow manifold. This course will offer insights into theories and application of leadership with an emphasis on learning knowledge, skills and values. The course intends to be participative with numerous reflections/assessments into one’s own style of leadership. Thus, providing opportunities to identify specific areas of improvement.

Gain a Comprehensive Understanding of

Challenges of the
Digital Era

Leadership Styles

Technological Revolutions
of the 21st Century

Critical Business Functions

Disruption caused
by Digitization

Issues and Challenges
in Digital Transformation

Theories and Application
of Leadership

Basics of Blockchain and
Artificial Intelligence

Key Skills You'll Learn

Leadership skills
Data-Driven Decision Making
Change Management
Data Driven Business Model
Crisis Management
Most Suited For

Middle and Senior-level Professionals, Department Heads, CXOs, Functional Heads

Job Opportunities

Senior IT/Project/Business Manager, General Manager, Function Head, Business Leader, Director, CXO

Certificate & Assessment

Successful candidates will receive a Certificate of Successful Completion from IIM Lucknow. Candidates will not qualify for successful completion if they have COPM less than 50% or/and overall attendance for programme is less than 75%. The candidates unable to complete successfully will receive a Certificate of Participation. However, no certificate will be provided in case the attendance is less than 40%.



  • For Indian Participants - Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma Holders (only 10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/ State Government) with a minimum of 50% marks in any discipline.
  • For International Participants - Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized university or institution in their respective country.

Work Experience

  • Working professionals with a
    minimum of 8 years of work


  • Register Online
  • Meet Pre-defined Qualification and Experience Criteria
  • Submit Substantiating Documents
  • Pay Instalment 1 of Program Fee

Syllabus at a Glance

Module 1: Understanding Critical Business Functions

  • Understanding ESG and Sustainability Issues for Leadership
  • Leadership Communication
  • Finance for Decision Making
  • Unleashing Leadership Potential
  • Essentials of Marketing for Leaders
  • Strategy for Leaders
  • Data Driven Decision Making

Module 2: Essential Skills and Competencies

  • New Technologies and Impact on Operations and Supply Chain
  • Role of Agile in Digital Transformation
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Management of Change
  • HR Analytics
  • Strategies for Platform Businesses
  • Creativity and Innovation for leaders

Module 3: Digital Transformation in Leadership - Issues and Challenges

  • Crisis Communication and Persuasion in Digital Era
  • Technology Driven Business Model Innovations
  • Block chain and Artificial Intelligence
  • Leveraging technology for Internal Transformations
  • Integrative Project

On Campus Session

This program includes 2 campus modules of 3 days each, the first to be held at IIM Lucknow, Noida campus between the 1st and 2nd months of the start of the program and the second to be held at IIM Lucknow, Lucknow campus towards the end of the program The dates for the on-campus modules will be communicated subsequently. Attendance to the campus component is mandatory for all participants. In the event, that the campus module cannot be held due to exigent and unavoidable circumstances, adequate alternate options with regards to the on-campus modules will be made available via online sessions.

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Learn from the Best Faculty

Prof. Neeraja Pandey

Professor of Communication

IIM Lucknow

Prof.Priyanshu Gupta

Professor of Communication

IIM Lucknow

About The Institute

IIM Lucknow is the fourth member of the prestigious IIM family of management schools in India. Established in 1984, the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, offers courses accredited by AMBA, AACSB, and NIRF. It aims to be a preeminent center of excellence, dedicated to generating and imparting knowledge in management while providing socially conscious and globally relevant thought leadership. IIML molds its students into value-driven leaders, managers, and global players. The faculty of IIML are true teachers—individuals who continually update their knowledge. The institute undertakes a diverse range of academic activities aimed at creating, disseminating, and applying management knowledge and practice. It provides an ideal environment for learning, accessibility, and excellence.

Fee Structure

Instalment Schedule

1st Instalment
 INR 70000 +GST
At Time of Registration
2nd Instalment
INR 70000 +GST
Due by: 20.06.24
3rd Instalment
INR 92500 +GST
Due by: 20.10.24
4th Instalment
INR 91000 +GST
Due by: 20.01.25

Pay for Total Amount INR 3,23,500 +GST

Programme Fee:
  INR 3,23,000 +GST
Application Fee:
 INR 1,500 + GST
Class start date:
 07 Jul 2024

Total Programme Fees

INR 3,23,500/- + GST

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Option 3

Make payments as per the Instalment structure provided below.

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Why should you join a program
offered through Veranda HigherEd

95% Completition Rate

Convenient Schedules to Suit Working Professionals

78% Referablity

Benefit from Veranda’s Alumni Network

Live & Interactive Digital Learning

Practical/Hands-On Experiential Learning

92% Satisfaction Score

Dedicated Student Support