Chief Technology Officer Programme

Become a driving force in the tech industry with the Chief Technology Officer Programme - designed for the tech leaders of tomorrow.

Work Experience


Application Deadline: September 27, 2023


24 Weeks | Online

(4-6 hours/ week)



GST will be charged at checkout


Graduate/diploma holders

with 10+ years of exp.

Round-wise Application Dates

Round 5

Date - Wednesday, 27 September, 2023

Application Fee - INR 4,500 + GST

Note: Admissions are on a first-come, first-serve basis. There might not be subsequent rounds if seats are filled in the initial rounds.

Programme Highlights

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Pre-recorded Video Lectures for self paced learning from ISB faculty
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Masterclasses by Industry Experts
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Gain the ISB Executive Alumni Status
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Certificate of Completion from ISB Executive Education
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Action Learning Projects & Capstone Project


  • 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.

  • *This is a self-paced online programme with some masterclasses by industry experts. Thus, faculty will not be a part of weekly masterclasses or any other live interaction in this programme. Recordings of masterclasses by industry experts may or may not be made available, at the discretion of the industry experts. Emeritus or the institute does not guarantee availability of any live session recordings. Experience dynamic live sessions with our success coach for content clarifications and exchanging insights throughout the CTO programme. Gain valuable insights and expert guidance to fuel your growth.

  • **Assignments are graded either by industry practitioners who are available to support participants in their learning journey and/or by the Emeritus grading team. The final number of quizzes, assignments and discussions will be confirmed closer to the programme start.

Why choose the Chief Technology Officer Programme?

Why choose the Chief Technology Officer Programme?

Learn from the No. 1 B-School in India* to :

  • Deep dive into frameworks that help accomplish the role of a CTO

  • Manage technology investments to benefit your organisation

  • Delve into what kind of strategy and structure best suits your company

  • Network with other high achieving technology leaders

  • Get the ISB Executive Alumni Status

*Source: FT Global MBA Rankings 2023

Who is this Programme for?

Who is this Programme for?

This programme is aimed at senior technology leaders who are Chief Technology or Information Officers or Deputy/VP Technology or Information who are looking to

  • Hone their leadership skills further

  • Get an understanding of the strategic and functional responsibilities of a CTO

  • Explore strategy, ideation, and adaptation in technology

  • Identify operating models for IT investments

  • Create a Tech-Led Competitive Advantage for their organization

Eligibility: Minimum 10 years of work experience as on the programme start date

Programme Modules


  • Programme modules, sub-modules, assignments, quizzes & case studies are subject to change at the discretion of the ISB faculty.

  • Some sessions with faculty and/or industry experts could be rescheduled at a different time, in case of exceptional circumstances.

Gain the ISB Executive Alumni Status

Gain the ISB Executive Alumni Status

  • ISB Executive Alumni Credentials : ISB Email ID

  • Access to ISB Research Tools like : Podcast / Async content, ISB RCI Research Reports and more 

  • Learning and Networking opportunities via ISB Executive Education Network Group on LinkedIn 

  • 20% discount on ISB Executive Education Open programmes

  • Access to ISB Executive resources like the ISB Executive Education support team, ExecEd Stories 

  • Invitations to Online and Offline events

  • Opportunity to be a Guest Speaker at ISB Executive events

Disclaimer: All activities for ISB Executive Education alumni are handled by the Alumni Engagement department. Whenever there are any events or webinars held, they will be informing the alumni community of the same. Events take place yearly basis availability of resources & is subject to change.

Complimentary Annual Digital WSJ Membership

Complimentary Annual Digital WSJ Membership

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.

Key Programme Faculty

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Deepa Mani

Deputy Dean, Executive Education and Digital Learning, Professor of Information Systems

Professor Deepa Mani is a faculty in the Information Systems area, and Research Fellow at the Indian School of Business. She was the Executive Director of the Srini Raju Centr...

ISB-CTO - Srikanth
Kannan Srikanth

Associate Professor of Strategy, Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University

Professor Srikanth’s research investigates how to design organisations and inter-organisational relationships to be more effective and more innovative. He has studied mergers ...

ISB-CTO - Vallabh Sambamurthy
Vallabh Sambamurthy

Albert O. Nicholas Dean of the Wisconsin School of Business

Vallabh (Samba) Sambamurthy is the Albert O. Nicholas Dean of the Wisconsin School of Business. Recognized as an impactful administrator, attentive leader, and preeminent scho...

ISB-CTO - Nandu Nandkishore
Nandu Nandkishore

Adjunct Professor (Practice), Marketing

Global C suite Executive with over 34 years of global experience in Leadership roles across a diverse set of environments in both emerging and developed markets, including as ...

Program Certificate

Program Certificate

Upon successfully completing the programme with a minimum 70% score, you will be awarded a certificate for the Chief Technology Officer programme from ISB Executive Education.


  • All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of ISB Executive Education.

  • Recordings of masterclasses by industry experts may or may not be made available, at the discretion of the industry experts. Emeritus or the institute does not guarantee availability of any live session recordings.

Student Loan Available

Below EMI plans are available for the Programme Fee: INR 6,00,000 + GST

Option 1:

Maximum Loan Amount

Tenure (months)


INR 7,08,000


INR 24,829

Option 2:

Maximum Loan Amount

Tenure (months)


INR 7,08,000


INR 19,949


  • 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): 12/48

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.

Early registrations are encouraged. Seats fill up quickly!

Flexible payment options available.

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