Professional Certificate Programme in Public Policy Management

Drive Change and Impact Society

  • 100% Live-online Sessions
  • Executive Alumni Status by IIMK
  • Campus Chapter at IIM Kozhikode
  • Low-cost EMI Options Available
Work Experience

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Programme Overview

Modern governments face considerable challenges due to the fast-changing socio, political and geopolitical environment. To unleash public-spirited action and capture tangible outcomes, IIM Kozhikode has tapped into its extensive public-sector experience and launched the Public Policy Management Programme. Public Policy Management Programme offers a unique integration of management concepts, tools and techniques with a focus on public policy formulation, analysis and implementation, including the design and execution of delivery systems.

Who is This Programme For?

  • Public affairs professionals, managers, policy analysts, advisors, and strategic planners working for government such as All India Services, State or Central Services. 

  • Strategists and Advisors in corporations working as independent consultants and in corporate social initiative groups, and professionals working as media strategists, scientists, and researchers. 

  • Consultants and development practitioner working in aid institutions, NGO professionals, independent economists, and any other professionals with an interest in public affairs.

Eligibility: Graduate (10+2+3) or Diploma holders (Only 10+2+3) from a recognized University with minimum 2 Years of experience (after graduation) as on 30th December, 2023.

Programme Highlights

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Interactive industry sessions on pressing policy matters across multiple industries.

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Eligible for IIMK Executive Alumni Status.

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Thought-provoking peer-to-peer discussions and practitioner's insights from eminent public policy experts.

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An illuminating learning journey along with one Campus Immersion Chapter at IIMK.*

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Research and Evidence based approach to policy design and management.

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Guided Capstone Project with IIMK Faculty.


  • The programme highlights presented above are approximate, and subject to change depending on the availability and expertise of the teaching faculty, as well as the program's desired outcomes. 

  • The primary mode of learning for this programme is via live online sessions with faculty members. Post session video recordings will be made available, at the discretion of faculty members.

Programme Modules


  • Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/ modified/ adapted to fit the participant profile & programme hours.

  • The primary mode of learning for this programme is via live online sessions with faculty members. Post session video recordings will be made available, at the discretion of faculty member.

Programme Directors

IIM Kozhikode’s Public Policy Management programme is taught by industry-leading faculty and experts who will teach you how to break out of static, stale thinking towards innovation and impact.

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Prof Ashok Thomas

Assistant Professor Economics, IIMK

Prof Ashok Thomas holds a PhD Degree in Economics from the University of Pisa. His post-doctoral assignments at the University of Pisa explored Household Finance and its impli...

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Dr. Chitwan Lalji

Assistant Professor Economics, IIMK

Dr. Chitwan Lalji is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Areas at the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (India). Prior to joining IIMK, she completed her PhD in Ec...

Note: - Programme Directors might change due to unavoidable circumstances, and revised details will be provided closer to the programme start date.

Industry Experts

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Anupam Srivastava

Consultant UNICEF

As Vice-president of Vertiver, an agency committed to the environment, Anupam works in a number of areas, including policy and behavior change communication. He has
worked wit...

Manish Agarwal

Infrastructure advisory practice for PwC India

Manish Agarwal is currently a Visiting Faculty at IIMC, IIMK, IIMI, and BITSoM. He teaching areas include Project Finance, Economics of Sustainability and Systems Thinking. As...

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Krishnakumar Iyer

PMP specialist

Results-oriented COO with 20 years of experience in the automation and process industry. A visionary leader with a strong focus on problem-solving, driving growth, and achievi...

Note: - Industry Expert sessions could be scheduled in a different time zone, depending on speaker availability.

Programme Certificate

Programme Certificate

Participants will be awarded a completion certificate from IIM Kozhikode on successfully completing all evaluation components and maintaining a minimum attendance of 75%. Participants who are unable to complete 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.

Key Programme Takeaways

  • Address gaps and acquire the analytical capabilities to shape policy development.

  • Adopt a comprehensive and multifaceted approach to analysing, developing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, and communicating public policies.

  • Acquire and sharpen your technical skills in each stage of the policy development process.

  • Learn analytical, decision-making, evaluation and communication tools and become an effective public-policy practitioner.

  • Map out, manage and streamline communication with stakeholders, organisations, and the general public.

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.

Why Enrol in IIM Kozhikode Public Policy Management Programme?

Public Policy Management Programme

Other Public Policy Programmes

All classes are delivered via LIVE ONLINE format by IIMK faculty and industry experts

12 Months of Live- Online Learning


Campus Immersion



Executive Education Alumni Status

Eligible for Executive Education Alumni status



Interact with like-minded, experienced peers


Accredited institution

Dual accreditation


Best-in-class curriculum

Created by one of India’s premier B-School and Centre of Governance (IIMK)


Application Based Learnings

Heavy focus on getting the candidates industry ready


Industry Experts

Industry expert sessions in/on key modules


FLEXIBLE PAYMENT options with multiple instalments



Pay Later - Finance Options

Programme Fee

Maximum Loan Amount Available

Tenure (months)


INR 2,90,000 + GST

INR 3,25,090


INR 12,019


  • 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

The Learning Experience

More than 300,000 professionals globally, across 200 countries, have chosen to advance their skills with Emeritus and its educational learning partners. In fact, 90 percent of the respondents of a recent survey across all our programs said that their learning outcomes were met or exceeded. All the contents of the course would be made available to students at the commencement of the course. However, to ensure the program delivers the desired learning outcomes, the students may appoint Emeritus to manage the delivery of the program in a cohort-based manner during the course period the cost of which is already included in the overall Course fee of the course.

A dedicated program support team is available 7 days a week to answer questions about the learning platform, technical issues, or anything else that may affect your learning experience.

Elevate your career with this programme!

Flexible payment options available.

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