Batch No. 02
Class Starts May, 2022


Education Leaders' Programme (EdLEAP)


IIM Calcutta

With a growing realization that education is fundamental to growth and development, there is a pressing need to change the current education setup of the country, and IIM educational leadership courses in India are a step in that direction. The focus is to shape schools as ‘institutes of excellence’ and to facilitate this transformation by training school leaders with cutting-edge management and leadership skills. IIM leadership courses for Teachers and Educators hold the potential to build and enhance the leadership capacity across all levels of school education in India.


Hughes has partnered with the best in the country to give your career an edge.

certification from
IIM Calcutta

Interactive live
online classes

Renowned faculty from
India and abroad

Peer learning & networking

Direct to
device programme

Course Content


The programme content as spread over the four modules is detailed below

Module A: Leadership Foundations 

This module is designed to develop the foundations for management and leadership skills which are so critical for organizational success. The participants will be exposed to an assortment of various elements critical to a well-rounded exposure on leadership & business administration. This module will provide the education leaders with the fundamentals of best practice in leadership and provide tools and frameworks to help them acquire those skills. This module will involve sessions on the following topics

• Leadership Style and Vision: Theory & Practice

• Financial Statement Analysis, Budgeting and Risk Management

• Human Resource Management, Recruitment & Development 

• Project Management and Operations

• Marketing Management

Module B: Education Leadership for Competitive Advantage

In this module, the participants will move on to the next phase of leadership by learning how to create a strategic and competitive advantage. This programme provides comprehensive coverage to develop skillset required for education leaders to lead effectively. These sessions are expected to consolidate the leadership approaches and bring profound changes to continuing professional development for school leaders. This module will involve sessions on the following topics

• Strategic Thinking for Turbulent Times

• Digital Marketing

• Business Analytics for Growth

• Communication, Persuasion and Networking

• Conflict and Crisis Management

Module C: The Extra Edge for Creating World Class Institutions

This module will help in identifying and responding to the rapidly changing dynamics of school education towards creating world class institutions of learning. The sessions in this module will prepare the top brass in school for navigating the next phase of growth in educational institutes. It will engage the participants on the following themes: 

• Leading Change and Innovation

• Design Thinking for School Leaders

• Managing Brand Identity, Image and Sustaining Reputation

• Educational Leadership in times of Uncertainty & Complexity 

• Diversity Management in Education Sector

Module D: Leadership Dialogue

This module will focus on the meta-goals of leadership and management in education sector by including an engaging discussion on topics related to entrepreneurship, technology, behavioral biases & expectations, ethics and sustainability. These sessions will provide the participants a forum to introduce their experiences to the cohort as well as the challenges they are currently facing. The participants will be encouraged to contextualize their learning through case scenarios, reflections on their own area of practice and activities designed to promote effective leadership perspectives. These sessions are expected to be along the following themes: 

• Entrepreneurship and Technology in Education

• Business Values and Ethics for School Leaders

• Behavioral Sciences and Decision Making 

• Today’s Student as Tomorrow’s Citizen

• National Education Policy 2020: creating a scalable & sustainable education ecosystem

Certification & Duration

Programme Schedule and Duration

Our classes will be held once a week to accommodate your busy schedule.


Duration: 8 Months

Saturday: 03:30 PM – 06:30 PM

Campus visit - 1 visit of 4 days

Get More Info

Admission Process


For entrepreneurs, executives, directors and administrators in the education space, minimum 5 years of work experience (full-time employment) is desirable.

In the case of principals and senior teachers a minimum of 10 years of experience is desirable.

You should be a working professional or self-employed.

Graduates (10+2+3) in any discipline recognized by UGC/AICTE.



step 1: Fill the application form and submit documents.


step 2: Document validation by Hughes Team.


step 3: Selection by IIM Calcutta after screening of candidate profile.


step 4: Join the programme.

Get Started

Programme Fee

For All Students      Amount (INR)
Application Fee       INR 2,500/- +GST*
Registration Fee       INR 6,200/- + GST*
Programme Fee INR 2,16,000/- + GST*
Campus Fee    INR 32,000/- + GST*
Total Fee (exclusive of application & registration fee) INR 2,48,000/- + GST*
Installment 1 INR 72,000/-*
Programme Fee INR 72,000/-*
Installment 2 INR 72,000/-*
Programme Fee INR 72,000/-*
Installment 3 INR 1,04,000/-*
Programme Fee INR 72,000/-*
Campus Fee INR 32,000/-*


Fees mentioned above are exclusive of GST

*GST (currently @ 18%) will be charged extra on these components. Any extra payment due to any change in any of the applicable taxes during the tenure of the program will have to be borne by the students

Important Notes:

The student fee includes all the course material which is e-books, simulations and case studies, certification and alumni membership for the institute.

Application and registration fee are non-refundable.

Campus visit will be held subject to government directives and prevailing travel advisories.

Thank you for a successful Batch 01. Enrollments for Batch 02 will begin shortly.

Enrol Now

Programme Directors

Learn from the best faculty in Executive Programme in Education Leadership

Prof. Pragyan Rath
Programme Director

(Faculty for Executive Programme in Education Leadership)

Prof. Vipul Mathur
Programme Director

(Faculty for Executive Programme in Education Leadership)

Frequently Asked Questions

What will I get out of this programme?

This programme is focused at following objectives to be delivered to the pursuant: Acquire understanding of leadership and characteristics of a high-performance environment, Gain the ability to improve learning outcomes in their schools, Equip with the skill of managing change and building agility within the institution.

Attending live online classes has never been simpler.