Please note that the programme duration includes a break week for Diwali from November 10, 2023 to November 17, 2023 and for Christmas from December 24, 2023 to January 2, 2024.
With the objective of molding future leaders in the sphere of public policy, ISB Executive Education has designed the Understanding Public Policy in India programme, keeping in mind the challenges that are specific to an Indian context. Participants will learn not only about development of public policy and policy analysis, but also the aspects of finance, ethics and accountability, as well as best practices of public policy management, across the domains of administration and governance. With a keen focus on building capabilities on data analysis, critical thinking, and decision-making, the programme will help you shape and drive policy changes in the political, environmental, and social spheres.
Pre-Recorded Videos for Self-paced Learning from Top ISB Faculty
Certificate from ISB Executive Education
2 Case Study Assignments*
Fireside Chats with Policy-Makers, Administration Members and Political Figures
Note: ISB faculty will not be a part of weekly live sessions or any other live interaction in this programme. We have a curated panel of eminent industry practitioners who will be conducting the weekly live doubt-clearing sessions.
The final number of quizzes, assignments and discussions will be confirmed closer to the programme start.
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 programme's desired outcomes.
*Assignments are graded either by industry practitioners who are available to support participants in their learning journey and/or by the Emeritus grading team.
General Manager, Marketing Communication-Jakson Group | AGM, Government Relations and Marketing Communication-ReNew Power
The real time examples were very helpful to understand the subject better and served best to achieve the objective of the program. Prof. Chhatre is very passionate in his explanations on each and every line item covered in the various modules and that has what made me excited about the whole program too. I am delighted and obliged to hear him.
Regional Head- Sales (Chief Manager- l)-ICICI Bank | Chief Manager-IDFC FIRST Bank
The case studies as they gave an insight to a non policy student like me into the realities of the ground.
The programme has helped me understand the nuances of Public Policy Formations, the act, rules and laws that it needs to undergo before the actual launch. I am thankful to Professor- Ashwini Chhatre, Indian School of Business for helping understand the deep complexities behind these policies which are rolled out by the government for the public benefit.
Deputy General Manager - Corporate Affairs at Carlsberg India Pvt. Ltd.
Successfully completed ISB Executive Education Programme "Understanding Public Policy". The programme is an excellent value addition for professionals engaged in the field of Public Policy, Regulatory Affairs.
Consultant to Chief Administrator- Haryana Urban Development Authority (huda)
This transformative journey has expanded my knowledge and deepened my understanding of the intricate world of public policy.
First and foremost, I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to Prof. Ashwini Chhatre. Their expertise, dedication, and passion for imparting knowledge have been truly inspiring. They have masterfully guided us through the complexities of public policy, equipping us with invaluable insights and tools to navigate the ever-evolving landscape.
I am excited to leverage the insights gained from this course to make a meaningful impact in the realm of public policy. By applying the principles and frameworks learned, I am confident in my ability to contribute to the development and implementation of effective policies that address societal needs and promote positive change.
Co-Founder-Bharat Bhagya Vidhata Forum | Head-Public Policy and Key Enterprises (Independent Consultant)
I am happy to share that I have obtained a certification in Understanding Public Policy from Indian School of Business. Thanks to my mentors, Professor Ashwini Chhatre & Kanika Dhupar. This Programme has helped me understanding various instruments of public policies, such as acts, rules and notifications, which tell us about the complexity and the multilayered nature of public policies.
Director- Synergy Technofin Private Limited
The content of the programme is very relevant and has good case studies to correlate.
Gain an overview of India's constitution, public policy laws, regulations, and ordinances
Learn at one of the most reputed business schools in India
Learn from Prof. Ashwini Chhatre - one of the most distinguished professors of public policy in India
Envision the future of policymaking in India with guidance from prominent administrators, politicians, and academicians in the field
ISB Executive Education's Understanding Public Policy in India Programme is specifically designed for mid-level and senior professionals who have a keen interest in shaping policies that will benefit the country and its people.
Ideal candidates include:
On successful completion of the programme, you will be awarded a certificate in Public Policy from ISB Executive Education.
Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of ISB Executive Education.
Bharti Institute of Public Policy, ISB
Prof. Ashwini Chhatre was the first Giorgio Ruffolo Post-Doctoral Fellow in Sustainability Science at Harvard University from 2006 to 2007 and has spent 11 years working in different parts of India on issues related to natural resources like land, forests, and water. He was the founding Editor-in-Chief of World Development Perspectives from 2016 to 2019 and served as the Senior Editor of Conservation Letters from 2009 to 2014. His extensive background in economics, political science, anthropology, geology, and environmental history makes him one of the top public policy experts in the country. Prof. Ashwini Chhatre currently serves as the Executive Director of Bharti Institute of Public Policy at the Indian School of Business while serving on its faculty as an Associate Professor of Public Policy.
Note: Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/ modified/ adapted to fit the total programme hours.
Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will be a part of the ISB Executive Network. Benefits include:
*This excludes ISB Post Graduate and AMP alumni networks
As a participant in the programme, you can enjoy a complimentary annual digital membership to The Wall Street Journal, giving you unlimited access to award-winning journalism across any device. From business and world news, to technology and life and arts, WSJ provides ambitious and fact-based reporting that readers can trust.
This programme features 6 Months of free Premium Access to Emeritus Insights—a mobile app with 5,000+ bite-sized, business-focused videos to help you meet your daily learning goals on the go.
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