Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Programme

Become a visionary tech leader with the global edge
  • Global edge with 2 online modules by Kellogg Executive Education
  • Live online lectures by IIMK faculty
  • Get IIM Kozhikode Alumni Status and 3-day immersion at IIMK campus
  • 5+ masterclasses from CXOs and tech leaders
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Early Enrolment Benefit

Enrol before July 25, 2024 to get INR 52,400 benefit on the programme fee. Apply now. Limited slots available.

Round application deadline: July 25, 2024 | App fee: INR 1500 + GST

Programme Overview

In the post-COVID world where digital transformations become high strategic priorities for so many organisations, the CTO has emerged as a right-hand to the CEO. To support this exciting, evolving role, IIM Kozhikode has launched its Chief Technology Officer Programme. This programme offers a holistic approach to modern tech leadership by focusing on five key pillars – Technology Strategy and Architecture, Digital Transformation, Innovation Culture, Digital Operations Excellence, and C-Suite Leadership. Participants will balance disruptive tech strategies like AI and blockchain with governance levers like managing IT assets, cybersecurity, and ESG compliance. The programme also hones boardroom influence with a focus on strategic decision-making and change management. Furthermore, to gain a global edge, participants can access two online modules from Kellogg Executive Education. As they learn with peers from around the world, they evolve into agile and holistic technology leaders.

Key Takeaways

  • Revolutionise operational efficiency 

Enhance operational efficiency via IT asset management, cybersecurity, and alignment with ESG goals, ensuring financial optimisation. 

  • Align technology to the big picture 

Develop and implement innovative technology strategies for business growth and competitive advantage, integrating AI, quantum computing, and Industry 4.0. 

  • Engineer tech-centric innovation and agility 

Lead digital transformation by fostering a culture of innovation. Drive technological advancements for optimal financial and economic impact. 

  • Plan for stronger governance and resilience  

Lead technology projects and product development, building expertise in digital disruption and governance for future board-level roles, while mentoring future leaders. 

Programme Highlights

Live online lectures by IIMK Faculty (8 to 8.5 months)

2 online modules by Kellogg Executive Education (3.5 to 4 months)

IIM Kozhikode Executive Alumni Status

3-day immersion at the IIMK campus

Capstone project guided by IIMK Faculty

Advanced modules on technology strategy, digital transformation, and AI applications for growth

5+ masterclasses by CXOs and tech leaders

Real-world insights from industry practitioners

Opportunity to learn with seasoned peers across industries and regions

Annual subscription to The Wall Street Journal

Who Is This Programme For?

  • CTOs and aspiring C-Suite leaders: Gain expertise in core areas, disruptive tech, and leadership, while tackling new priorities and building valuable networks. 

  • Emerging C-Suite aspirants: Leverage cutting-edge concepts to drive growth, support leaders with strategic initiatives, and hone leadership skills through industry collaboration. 

  • Entrepreneurs and Executives: Master disruption, fuel sustained growth through innovation, and unlock the full potential of your digital infrastructure. 

Programme Director

Prof. Mohammed Shahid Abdulla
Prof. Mohammed Shahid Abdulla

Associate Professor, Information Systems, IIM Kozhikode

Prof. Abdulla has a Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Science, as well as a Master's degree in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science and a Bachelor's degree in Eng...

Programme Modules - Taught by IIM Kozhikode

Programme Modules - Taught by Kellogg Executive Education

3-Day Immersion at IIMK Campus

Towards the end of the programme, participants will get to visit IIMK campus where they will network and collaborate with like-minded peers and learn with top IIM Kozhikode faculty through practical workshop sessions, class discussions and presentations. 

Capstone Project

Embark on a transformative journey with a group Capstone project. Harness the collective power of classroom wisdom, insights from esteemed faculty and guest speakers, and collaborative peer perspectives to confront a real leadership challenge or seize an opportunity within your organisation. Apply these lessons to craft a tangible, actionable solution. Synthesise feedback into a strategic plan, while improving your technology leadership skills. Elevate your capabilities and present your Capstone Project learnings. 

Programme Certification by IIM Kozhikode

Programme Certification by IIM Kozhikode

Participants will be awarded a completion certificate from IIM Kozhikode on successfully completing all evaluation components including a capstone project and maintaining a minimum attendance of 75%. Participants who are unable to clear all evaluation components but have a minimum attendance of 75% shall be awarded a participation certificate.    

We encourage you to attend all the live sessions and make the best out of these interactive learning experiences.  

Note: The certificate shown above is for illustrative purposes only and may not be an exact prototype of the actual certificate. IIM Kozhikode reserves the right to change the certificate and specifications without notice

Certification by Kellogg Executive Education

On successfully completing the modules of AI Applications for Growth and Leading Growth Strategy, you are eligible to receive short certifications from Kellogg School of Management.

IIMK CTO Kellogg Ceritificate
IIMK CTO Kellogg Ceritificate

Note: The certificate shown above is for illustrative purposes only and may not be an exact prototype of the actual certificate. Kellogg School of Management reserves the right to change the certificate and specifications without notice. 

Real-world Application Through Case Studies

UCB: Data is the New Drug
FINRA (A): Moving Financial Regulation to the Cloud

Digital Transformation Strategy, Leading with Data and Analytics

Banco Sabadell Acquires Banco CAM
Banco Sabadell Acquires Banco CAM

Leveraging a Cloud Computing Strategy

Ka Shui: Digital Transformation
Ka Shui: Digital Transformation

Technology Management Strategy, Business Transformation

How Aggressively Should a Bank Pursue AI?
How Aggressively Should a Bank Pursue AI?

AI Strategy, AI Innovation Management

FINRA (A): Moving Financial Regulation to the Cloud
UCB: Data is the New Drug

Cloud-based Technology Management, Leading Change Management

IIM Kozhikode Executive Alumni Status Benefits

On successful completion of the programme, participants will be eligible for the prestigious IIM Kozhikode Executive Alumni Status. These participants will subsequently receive the alumni registration details from IIM Kozhikode. The benefits include:   

  • Access to a new Alumni Email Id with login details and credentials. 

  • Eligible to receive Publications and Newsletters of IIMK periodically. 

  • Online access login details to Kasebook (Online Alumni Portal). 

  • Issuance of Alumni Identity Card. 

  • Availing MDC/Guest Rooms at prevailing rates subject to availability. 

Note: The Executive Alumni benefits are subject to the discretion of IIM Kozhikode. 

Complimentary Annual Digital WSJ Membership

Complimentary Annual Digital WSJ Membership

As a participant in the programme, you will receive a complimentary annual digital membership to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) with unlimited access to award-winning journalism across any device. From business and world news to technology, life, and arts, WSJ provides ambitious and fact-based reporting that readers can trust. 

Pay Later - Finance Options

Programme Fee

Maximum Loan Amount Available

Tenure (months) 

EMI

INR 6,55,000 + GST

INR 7,34,255

36

INR 27,147

Note: 

  • The above EMI's are indicative. The EMI's offered by each of the loan providers might vary from the above figures, depending upon tenure and loan amount to be disbursed. 

  • Other EMI tenures available (Months): Propelld: 6/12/18/24/30/36/42/48

Elevate your career with this programme!

Flexible payment options available.

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