Executive Programme in Business Finance (EPBF) - Batch 3

Start Date: Dec 4, 2020 End Date: Mar 31, 2021
Last Date for Application: November 26, 2020
Programme Fee: 314000 INR

Plus, GST

The programme is designed for mid-level and senior executives who have had very little exposure to the Finance function, but who are likely to assume P&L responsibility in the near future. It is also for those managers who think that their role requires significant commercial acumen for effective performance and have not been formally trained in basics of finance and accounting. The programme will cover various topics in the field of Financial Accounting, Management Control Systems, Financial Markets and Corporate Finance taking a top-down perspective. The programme will also has a strategic management module to provide broader perspective on the business context and commercial negotiations to build commercial skills.

Programme Design & Duration:

Duration: 5 months

Frequency: Twice a week

Class Schedule: Every Friday and Sunday  - 6:30 pm - 9.30 pm

Delivery: Through Classes at Jaro Education, using synchronous Learning Technology platform. In addition, the in-campus module with two days each will be held twice (subject to government regulations). It is mandatory for all the participants to attend it.

Evaluation by: IIM Ahmedabad

Certification: IIM Ahmedabad will provide Certificate of Participation (COP) based on the attendance criteria.

Contact details (from IIMA): exed@iima.ac.in Phone : +91-79-7152 6431-38


The programme introduces the mid-level senior executives to the technicalities of the finance functions at length. The course shall impart conceptual and practical understanding of accounting, managerial accounting, management control systems, financial markets and corporate finance. The content has been structured to acquaint participants with an integrated view of financial function and intends to make the participants capable of making effective business decisions based on accounting information and financial analysis.



  • Specifically designed for working executives with flexibility of interactive onsite learning.
  • Programme has been designed from a top-down perspective wherein the business context and the firm is always primary rather than the tools and techniques.
  • Case pedagogy provides an action orientation to the learning process.
  • A campus immersion allows networking with the peers and bonding with the institution and faculty.
  • Participants will be selected based on profile evaluation.
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting and Management Control Systems
  • Finacial Markets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Risk Management
  • Valuation of Firms
  • Corporate Governance
  • Strategic Management
  • Commercial Negotiations

The teaching approach will be highly interactive using the technological capabilities of the channel. The pedagogy followed for the programme will consist of a blend of lectures, case studies, online lectures, projects, peer-to-peer learning, self-learning, role play and simulations. Mentoring by faculty and access to learning resources of IIMA will be also be made available. There will be two campus immersions held at IIMA (subject to government regulations).

  • Graduates with minumum 3 years of experience.
  • The programme is targeted at executives who are currently handling or soon going to handle P&L responsibilities and financial professionals working in the finance and accounts domain.