Programme Structure

CTM is a 11-month long programme, offered in four modules. Each module spans for about three months, comprising technical and management courses. At the end of each module, proctored exams will be conducted. On successful completion of the programme, the candidate receives a ‘Certificate in Technology and Management.

Eligibility
  • An undergraduate degree in any stream.
  • At least 2 years of work experience.
  • There might be pre-requisites for a few courses.
Admission
The programme follows a comprehensive admission procedure to ensure that the learners’ goals are oriented towards a challenging experience, simultaneously achieving diversity in both technical and management aspects. Participants are carefully chosen through interview and online test.
  • The programme is priced at Rs.5,00,000 (Exclusive of taxes) for Indian students and USD 9000 for international students.
  • Payment can be made in multiple instalments. Refer below image.
  • In case of cancellation, the fee will be refunded only if the request is received at least 10 days prior to the start of the programme.
  • Cancellations during the run of the programme will not be refunded.
  • Financial assistance will be provided to deserving candidates upon request.

Course Curriculum

The programme comprises online courses from Technology and Management disciplines.

Technical Domain

Under this domain the student has the option to choose one of the following two specialization streams:

Data Sciences

The Data Science stream will equip you to venture into data-driven computing and will cover all the essential topics such as Mathematical Foundations, Data Visualization and Machine Learning.

Probability and Statistics for Data Sciences
Probability and Statistics for Data Sciences
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Probability and Statistics for Data Sciences

Data Visualization
Data Visualization
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Data Visualization

Parameter Estimation and Linear Regression
Parameter Estimation and Linear Regression
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Parameter Estimation and Linear Regression

  • This course introduces the what (concepts) and how (methods) of estimation with illustrations in R and applications to hypothesis testing, probability distribution fits and linear regression
  • Prof. Arun Tangirala, IIT Madras
Introduction to Machine Learning
Introduction to Machine Learning
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Introduction to Machine Learning

Machine Learning

The Machine Learning stream will prepare you to start a career in AI. This will cover the fundamental concepts as well as exciting directions such as Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning.

Introduction to Machine Learning
Introduction to Machine Learning
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Introduction to Machine Learning

Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms using Python
Introduction to Deep Learning
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Introduction to Deep Learning

  • This course is an introduction to deep learning covering fundamentals as well as tools for implementation.
Cloud Computing
Introduction to Reinforcement Learning
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Introduction to Reinforcement Learning

Business and Management Domain

Accounting and Finance
Accounting and Finance
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Accounting and Finance

  • This course helps you develop financial acumen to manage your business successfully.
  • Instructor: MS Narasimhan, Professor, IIM Bangalore
  • Course Duration: 6 weeks
Marketing Management
Marketing Management
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Marketing Management

  • Learn how to effectively apply marketing management theories and practices, including the marketing mix, through real-world business scenarios.
  • Instructor: Ashis Mishra, Professor, IIM Bangalore
  • Course Duration: 8 weeks
Managerial Economics
Managerial Economics
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Managerial Economics

  • This is an introduction to Microeconomics and its impact on managerial decision making in today’s business world.
  • Instructor: Subhashish Gupta, Professor, IIM Bangalore
  • Course Duration: 6 weeks
Strategic Management
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Strategic Management

  • Learn how a manager or CEO develops a business strategy, including analyzing the market and creating competitive advantage
  • Instructors: Rejie George Pallathita, P D Jose, Sai Yayavaram, Professors, IIM Bangalore
  • Course Duration: 5 weeks
Operations Management
Operations Management
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Operations Management

  • Understand key aspects of business operations and lean management including capacity, productivity, quality, and supply chain.
  • Instructor: B. Mahadevan, Professor, IIM Bangalore
  • Course Duration: 6 weeks
Organizational Design
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Organizational Design

  • Learn how to design control systems, decision-making processes and a culture that enables value creation and the development of sustainable competitive advantage.
  • Instructor: Sourav Mukherji, Professor, IIM Bangalore
  • Course Duration: 7 weeks

Pedagogy

A balanced mix of asynchronous sessions comprising videos and synchronous interactive sessions, along with projects and case discussions for a hands-on experience

Campus Connect Session

A unique learning element of this programme is the opportunity to interact with the course instructors in person at IITM and IIMB campuses at least once during the run of each module.

In addition, in each course, a Teaching Assistant (a subject matter expert) will guide you through the online learning journey through email and online discussion forums.

Stackable Credentials



On successful completion of the programme, students earn a Certificate in Technology and Management as the first step in this stackable credential system.

Those who would like to explore more of this combination can opt for a 3-tier stackable credential system designed to give you a strong foundation, advanced knowledge and real-world experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

Please click here to apply

Is there an eligibility criterion?

Please click here for the eligibility criteria

What is the admission procedure?

Admission is based on satisfying the minimum requirements for both the domains. There will a telephonic interview, followed by an aptitude test. The decision of the CTM Team and the programme directors will be final. There may be pre-requisites for a few courses, which the candidate should be willing to master, if not already familiar

What is the maximum duration within which the programme can be completed?

The regular programme duration is 10 months. However, the registration is valid upto 2 years

Is there any scholarship?

Limited financial assistance will be provided upon request to deserving candidates.

Is there any age limit for applying for this programme?

This programme is recommended for individuals above 22 years and below 50 years of age.

What infrastructure/ facility is needed in order to take this programme?

You will require a computer and a good Internet connection.

Should I pay the fees in one go?

The Programme fee may be paid in multiple instalments. Please click here to see the timelines.

How do I track my application?

Once you have submitted your application form, you can write to our student support mail id (ctm-admissions@iimbx.edu.in) to know the status of your submission.

How will the course be delivered - completely online or blended?

The course will predominantly be delivered online. The webinars and discussion forums will help you interact with your instructor more frequently and actively. Multiple campus connect sessions held during the modules will allow you to interact with your instructors and peers face-to-face.

Do I need to hold a CAT, JEE or a similar exam rank?

No. This is not required.

May I defer my admission?

Your admission will be deferred only if such a request is raised at least 10 days prior to the start of the programme. This also allows for a refund. Cancellations during the run of the programme will not be refunded.

Do I need to take the courses in sequence?

The courses will run as per a fixed schedule.

On successful completion of the course, will learners become a part of IITM/IIMB Alumni?

No.

Who will the certificate be provided by?

The certificate will be provided jointly by IIMBx and IITM CCE and RBC-DSAI.

About IITM CCE

The Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) at IITM coordinates the continuing education programmes of the Institute. The Education Technology Cell, established by MHRD for the purpose of creating educational videos and other software of broadcast quality in Science and Technology using the expertise of the faculty and the facilities at IIT, is associated with this Centre. Further, the Centre facilitates continuing education modules for industry and IIT Madras series in Science and Engineering.

About IITM RBC-DSAI

The Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBC-DSAI) was founded in August 2017, in IIT Madras with a vision to expand and further the research, education and outreach activities in the areas of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. RBC-DSAI comprises faculty from several departments across the Institute, who carry out research in various areas of data science and artificial intelligence. The long-term vision of RBC-DSAI is to become a world leader in data science research, where long-standing fundamental research problems, cutting across disciplines, are targeted and solved.

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About IIMBx

IIMBx is founded on the philosophy that management education has strong potential to transform our educational systems and that high quality education must be available to all unconstrained by limitations imposed by location, finances or prior educational background. Led by the faculty at IIM Bangalore, IIMBx offers online courses and programmes covering core and advanced business and management subjects.

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