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PGDM

PGDM - Post Graduate Diploma in Management 

The Post Graduate Diploma in Management is a 2-year programme. It is provided by autonomous b-schools in India. PGDM is reviewed equivalent to the MBA programme.  It is a diploma course offered by the institutes that are recognised by the All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE]. The curriculum of the PGDM course is concentrated on the practicality of business. It is designed to build essential skills and capabilities in professionals to hold managerial posts in various firms and companies. It makes a student responsive and sensitive to global issues.The student obtains managerial, executive and leadership skills during the holding of this course.

The course brings up and develops skills and qualities that are typical to lead differ businesses of today. Industry training and Internship is an important part of this course to impart practical knowledge and attain the required skills in this domain.The career prospects for those who pursue this course are very bright.

Course Highlights:

Full Form

Post Graduate Diploma in Management

Course Level

Postgraduate

Duration

2 years

Examination Type

Semester/ Trimester System

Eligibility

Graduation in any stream

Admission Process

Entrance Exams, Direct Admission is also offered in some private colleges.

Average Fees

INR 3-12 Lakhs

Top Recruiting Areas

Banks, Marketing Agencies, Market Research Companies, Educational Institutions, Consultancies, Law Firms, Entertainment Portal, Hotels and Resorts, etc.

Job Positions

Administrative Officer, Business Consultant, Finance Manager, Human Resource Manager, Public Relations Officer, Marketing Executive, etc.

Average Salary

INR 4-10 LPA

Top Companies

McKinsey & Company, The Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Company, Deloitte Consulting, Booz Allen Hamilton, PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC, EY LLP Consulting Practice, Accenture, etc.

Eligibility Criteria:

Admission Process:

Entrance Exams:

Colleges:

NIRF Ranking

Name

Location

Average Annual Fees

3

Indian Institute of Management

Kolkata

INR 6,75,000

16

SP Jain Institute of Management and Research

Mumbai

INR 5,85,000

18

Great Lakes Institute of Management

Chennai

INR 11,91,000

20

NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS)

Mumbai

INR 95,200

27

International Management Institute

New Delhi

INR 7,70,000

28

Indian Institute of Management

Ranchi

INR 13,84,000

29

National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE)

Mumbai

INR 9,40,000

33

T.A. Pai Management Institute

Manipal

INR 14,00,000

36

Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA)

Chennai

INR 15,26,000

37

P.S.G. College of Technology

Coimbatore

INR 82,000

Distance Education:

PGDM degree can be pursued through distance education or online mode as well.

College Name

Mode

Duration

IGNOU

Distance

2.5-8 years

Welingkar

Online

2 years

NMIMS

Distance

2 years

Nalanda Open University

Distance

1 year

Institute of Management Studies (IMT)

Distance/Online

2 years

Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL)

Distance

2 years

IPS Academy

Distance

2 years

National Institute of Management & Technology (NIMT)

Distance

2 years

Syllabus:

Semester 1

Semester 2

Management Functions & Behaviour

Operations Management

Human Resource Management

Marketing Management

Economic and Social Environment

Quantitative Techniques for Managers

Introduction to Information Technology

Managerial Economics

 

Strategic Management

Semester 3

Semester 4

Marketing Management (MM)

Business Law & Corporate Governance

Financial Management (FM)

International Business

International Business (IB)

Management Information Systems

Human Resource Management (HR)

Research Methodology

Operations Management (OM)

Project Work

Information Systems (IS)

 

Insurance Management (IN)

 

Popular Specializations:

Career Options and Job Prospects:

Job Opportunities:

Job Position

Job Description

Average Annual Salary

Administrative Officer

They act as the nodal point for all employees and governing authority. They provide administrative support. They manage queries arising in the firm.

INR 4.13 LPA

Business Consultants

They are also known as Management Analysts. They work in areas like marketing, human resource management, finance and accounting. 

INR 9.86 LPA

Finance Manager

The primary duties include creating and reviewing financial reports for the firm and monitoring various accounts. They forecast the financial trajectory of the firm.

INR 9.99 LPA

Human Resource Manager

Their main responsibility of HR Manager is to lead, motivate and drive the working HR in the firm. They handle employee compensation, benefits, promotion, safety, performance, working capability, and staffing levels.

INR 7.15 LPA

Public Relation Officer

They are responsible for managing the reputation of the firm. They should have the ability to influence someone's opinion and behavior.

INR 3.01 LPA