XED Institute of Management Partners With Cornell University To Launch Executive Program In Management (EPM) In India

Course duration will be for 6 months combining live, online classes and 600+ electives with top curriculum and award-winning faculty from Cornell.

XEDInstitute of Management, one of the largest provider of Customised Executive Education in India, Middle East, and South East Asia, announces the launch of Cornell’s Executive Program in Management (EPM) for experienced professionals in India and the Middle East in partnership with Cornell University.


The EPM leadership development program is designed exclusively for senior to mid-level managers to amplify their current skills, learn new ones, and accelerate their career. Cornell is among the elite Ivy League Universities with its SC Johnson College of Business ranking as number nine in the biennial ranking of Best Business Schools in the US.


Cornell’s EPM has been formulated to offer ahead of the curve training to future leaders and groom them to take on business challenges they face in an ever-changing world


The six-month LIVE EPM program has a curriculum comprising modules on Digital Leadership, Innovation and Design Thinking, Entrepreneurial Mindset, Leading High Potential Virtual Teams, Exponential Growth Strategies among others. The course will be conducted during the weekend via live, online sessions. This empowers students to learn, apply, and reinforce their education.


EPM also introduces a unique T-shaped Leadership model where leaders go wider to understand all aspects of enterprise business with 16 live sessions and go deeper into specific product or business lines with 600+ electives.

It presents an unprecedented opportunity to earn an Ivy- League education from acclaimed faculty, network with senior leaders across industries and focus on business, leadership and innovation. Applications deadline for the EPM is 18th October 2020 and the course will commence from 16th Jan 2021.


Established in 2015, XED has been founded by ISB alumni and has its eyes set on the next phase of expansion with its newly designed programs made accessible directly for the senior leaders and managers. The firm delivered a top line of USD 8 million and is gearing up for more than USD 20 million over the next 2 years.


The firm has partnered with numerous Ivy League schools and universities globally including the likes of Cornell, INSEAD, Chicago Booth, University of North Carolina, Singapore Management University, National University of Singapore, University of Leeds making them the region’s largest provider of Custom Education for Senior Leaders.


It has trained more than 10,000+ senior executive leaders from Pepsico, JSW Group, Tata Group, IBM, Cipla, WNS, Raymond, Meinhardt, John Deere, Bank of America, Swiggy, UAE Government, Adobe, SBI Group, Hindustan Petroleum, Bajaj Finance, among several others.


Commenting on the partnership, John Kallelil, Founder and Director of XED, said, “We are proud to be associated with Cornell University and to bring the best in executive leadership development programs to India. We are on the brink of an exciting revolution in the EdTech sector. Digital Disruption and the aftermath of the pandemic pose a significant threat but also an opportunity for India’s skilled workforce. With a high internet and mobile network penetration, we are ideally placed to make the most of this transformation wave. The association is in keeping with our vision - to bring world-class executive education to the region by making it accessible to a wider audience pool of experienced professionals and senior leaders globally.”


Announcing the development, Dr. Allan M. Filipowicz, Faculty Director – EPM and Clinical Professor, SC Johnson College of Business said, “Cornell and XED have a long-standing association in delivering executive education. Previously, we have delivered several multi-modular programs covering Purpose Driven Leadership, Exponential Growth Strategies, Design Thinking and Digital Disruption for C-level executives at some of the top conglomerates across India.


Our newly launched Executive Program in Management (EPM) aims to make our offering accessible across a wider audience of senior and experienced professionals in India and the Middle East. The program is designed to prepare the future leaders to face some of the unique and wider challenges of today’s volatile economy.”

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