18 Months | Accredited Degree Program | Monthly Campus Immersions

Executive MBA IN Product leadership

Become the Product Leader You'd want to follow

Get Ready to Become an Executive Leader!

NOT YOUR TYPICAL MBA! The Executive MBA (EMBA) program at Institute of Product Leadership is an 18-month experiential degree program that focuses on transforming senior managers into C-suite product executives. The program helps nurture strategic decision making and execution skills as well as the leadership competencies necessary for executive roles in companies.


Global Network that's Relevant

For senior leaders, it's not just about WHAT you know, but rather WHO you know! Building a global network of product executives can launch your career into stratosphere.

Skills of an Actionable Leader

With the advent of new technologies and trends, it's imperative to be in sync with the changing market.Our program enable professionals to be at the front of learning curve and reap maximum benefits from latest technologies

Niche Brand

Leverage Institute of Product Leadership's niche brand in product ecosystem and more importantly build your own personal brand through the leadership interventions.At Institute of Product Leadership, we believe that building your brand is more important than anything.

Program Highlights

Learn on Saturday, Apply on Monday!

Practical and hands-on engagement with business management, processes, frameworks, and techniques that you can immediately apply at workplace. New Age skills modules augmented with comprehensive frameworks that allows one to accelerate their careers and organisation's roadmap.

Leadership Assessments and Personalized Executive Coaching

Individual leadership interventions, assessments, and 1:1 executive coaching to help refine the leader in you. Reach a heightened self-awareness of emotions, personal and business values, and removal of blind spots through 1:1 executive coaching with a certified CXO coach

Experiential Learning through Product Labs

Product Labs takes experiential learning to the next level where you practice what you learn in the class, and build a product business from your idea. At Product Labs you are encouraged to work on new ideas, and build a team to transform it into reality. "Learning by Doing" fosters the intrapreneurial mindset of starting and growing a business.

Program Outcomes

Strategic decision making skills, and leading cross functional skills

Global business perspectives with an end-to-end understanding of the business

Ability to participate as well as lead and manage new ventures

Program collectively acted as a mentor i never had, a catalyst that was missing as i wanted to accelerate my career path

Kiran Kashikar, Emba Class of 2014
Program Manager, CGI to SR. Product Manager, CGI

Program ROI

Demonstrable Assets

With a strong “learning by doing”approach to the program we ensure that every student builds real business plans, real prototypes, real financial models, real customer research evidence. These assets demonstrate skills not just the degree to the prospective employer!


Most of our participants have achieved their promotion 50% faster than what they were originally planning on. This not only has a compounding effect on wealth generation but also better role satisfaction.

Network Effect

With senior career professionals - “who” you know becomes as important as “what” you know. Building the right and relevant network is key for future growth and also peer learning.

Filling the gaps

Cross functional leaders are expected to synthesize multiple technical, functional and business skills to solve problems and lead organizations. With a hands on approach to learning the program prepares you for CXO roles.


Executive MBA in Product Leadership, for professionals who are passionate about building actionable management skillsets that could propel their career in the product industry.


Our courses are hand-picked by industry experts for relevance and applicability in day-to-day scenarios. The courses keep academic discussions to a minimum, and focus more on practical applications and solving real world scenario problems.

● The art of Presentations for Product Leaders,
● Organizational Leadership Skills for Product Leaders
● Negotiation and Conflict Management
● Influencing Without Authority
● Executive Presence
● Storytelling Techniques
● Career Path Planning.

● Marketing Principles
● Go-To-Market Strategy
● Digital Marketing & Social Media Strategy
● Positioning & Customer Value Proposition
● Strategic Pricing & Monetization Model

● Competitor Analysis
● Product Portfolio Analysis
● Business Finance for Value Creation
● Financial Decision Making for Product Leaders
● Financial Statement Analysis

● Value Proposition Design
● Productizing Frameworks
● Business Model Canvas
● Design Thinking
● User Experience Design
● Prototyping
● Usability Audit
● Agile Foundation and Lean Software Development
● Scrum Framework.

● Entrepreneurship
● Intrapreneurship
● New Venture Creation
● Building Business Plans
● Entrepreneurial Finance.

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Product Labs

Product Lab is where you can implement what you have learned in classes. It motivates people to get out on field, interact with customers, create MVPs, and develop viable business models. The sessions will encourage you to learn the skillsets of leader that can adapt to any market environments.


How to Get Admitted to the EMBA Program?


A Bachelor's Degree with minimum 50%
Proficiency in English with strong analytical and communication skills
Significant work experience (our average is 9 years)
Passion to move up to CXO level roles!

Admission Timelines

Program City
Application Deadline
Interview Dates
Interview Days
Mar 27, 2019
Mar 20, 2019
Mar 26, 2019

Admission Process

Admissions are done via the 3-step process outlined below. Please follow step 1 below to start the process. EMBA cohorts typically submit applications several months before the program starts, so we urge you to start the process early. If you need any help during the process, contact us.

Application Form

Fill the online application form

Online Test

Appear for the online Product Innovation Aptitude Test

Personal Interview

Group discussion and interview at campus

Application Form

Fill the online application form

Online Test

Appear for the online Product Innovation Aptitude Test

Personal Interview

Group discussion and interview at campus

Move into Product Leadership Roles by building actionable leadership skillsets.