April, 2019

Early Decision Closes

6 Months

August 18, 2019-February 4, 2020

Duration of Programme


The programme is best suited for those with experience in creative and cultural businesses and also those who wish to enter these segments.

These could be:

Entrepreneurs with an existing business, now ready to scale or diversify, or ‘Want-to-be Entrepreneurs’ with a very well defined idea with legs

The ventures could be in any creative or cultural sector such as:

Visual Arts – Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Antiques

Publishing and Print Media – Books, Press, other publications

Design – Architecture, Interior, Graphic, Fashion, Jewelry & Watches, Toys, Accessories

Creative Services – Advertising, Branding, Communication Design, Creative R&D, Cultural & Recreational

Hospitality – Travel, Food & Beverage, Health & Wellness, Real Estate

New Media – Software, Video Games, Digitized Creative Content

Audiovisuals – Film, Television, Radio, Other Broadcasting

Performing Arts – Live Music, Theatre, Dance, Opera, Circus, Puppetry

Traditional Cultural Expressions – Arts and Crafts, Festivals, Celebrations

Cultural Sites – Archeological Sites, Museums, Libraries, Exhibitions


Interested candidates can fill and submit the nomination form online by following the link given below. Incase there is any problem incurred with the online form, please write in to the official programme email ID, ccbp@iima.ac.in, for an offline form. Candidates will be shortlisted based on their nomination form and will then be required to send in a statement of purpose of not more than 200 words at this stage before the interview.


Rs. 5 Lakh plus taxes (inclusive of boarding, lodging and course material for all three camps). This does not include the material cost of prototype development, travel costs and personal expenses of participants.