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PGPM

PGPM - Post Graduate Program in Management 

Post Graduate Program in Management compressed as PGPM. It is a master level course that imparts detailed perception on various management skills along with a good opportunity for internships and live projects. Post Graduate Program in Management is a course obtainable to students who have completed their graduation. PGPM is a certification course not a degree course and it is offered under various other names also such as PGP, PGPX or EPGP. It is a badge course of IIMs (Indian Institutes of Management) though currently many private and public colleges also provide PGPM courses. It is similar to the MBA course.

The course is designed keeping practicality in mind and to help professionals climb up the corporate ladder.

Students of PGPM learn topics such as Marketing, Micro and Macroeconomics, Finance, Business Laws, Organizational Behaviour etc. Students are also provided practical learning opportunities through internships, research work, industrial visits, live projects etc. as part of the course.

Course Highlights

Full Form

Post Graduate Program in Management

Course Level

Postgraduate

Duration

1 to 2 years (depends on college)

Eligibility

Minimum 50% marks in graduation and a minimum 2 years of work experience.

Admission Process

Purely Based on Entrance Exams such as CAT, GMAT, GRE, CMAT, XAT, MAT, etc.

Average Course Fee

INR 8,00,000-20,00,000

Average Annual Salary

INR 6,00,000-20,00,000

Eligibility Criteria:

Admission Process:

Entrance Exams:

Top Colleges:

Government Colleges:

India Today 2019 Ranking

College Name

City of Location

Average Annual Fees

Average Placement Package

1

IIM Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad

INR 11,50,000

INR 20,36,562

2

IIM Calcutta

Kolkata

INR 11,10,000

INR 27,90,000

5

IIM Indore

Indore

INR 8,05,000

INR 20,79,000

7

IIM Kozhikode

Kozhikode

INR 9,50,000

INR 23,08,000

14

IIM Shillong

Shillong

INR 11,50,000

INR 18,76,000

16

IIM Trichy

Tiruchirappalli

INR 9,15,000

INR 14,91,000

 

Private Colleges:

India Today 2019 Ranking

College Name

City of location

Average Annual Fees

Average Placement Package

4

SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR)

Mumbai

INR 9,80,000

INR 26,36,000

6

Management Development Institute (MDI)

Gurugram

INR 8,00,000

INR 22,05,000

12

Institute of Management Technology (IMT)

Ghaziabad

INR 1,00,000

INR 13,70,000

18

Great Lakes Institute of Management

Chennai

INR 15,86,000

INR 13,60,000

Syllabus:

First year syllabus:

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Financial Accounting

Corporate finance

Business Laws

Managing Organisation

Macroeconomics

Competition and strategy

Marketing Management

Managerial Communication

Indian economy and policy

Microeconomics

Managing people and performance in organisation

Management Accounting

Quantitative Methods 1

Quantitative methods 2

Information systems and analytics

Written Analysis and Communication

Research and marketing decisions

Operations management

Second year syllabus :

Elective Subjects

Econometrics

International Finance

Data Visualization For Managers

Data Mining for Business Decisions

Product and Brand Management

Strategic Sourcing Management

Corporate Governance

Customer Experience Planning and Execution

Foundations of Strategy Consulting

Performance Management

Information Technology Consulting

Private Equity and Venture Capital

Specializations:

Career Options and Job Prospects:

The key recruiting areas of PGPM graduates is the private sector. Some of the top recruiting areas for PGPM include:

Top Recruiting Companies for PGPM

There is a requirement for management professionals who have done PGPM in many industries, organizations and private businesses. Some of the top companies hiring PGPM graduates include:

The popular job roles available after PGPM include:

It largely depends upon the college, placement offer, company credibility and the required skills & experience of the candidate

Job Profile

Role

Expected Salary (INR)

Tech consultant

The managerial position in the IT sector. Tech consultants give advice to the company on various technical aspects.

8,14,400

ITES

To look after the various IT enabled services of the company.

6,68,000

Business Consultant

To advise a corporate firm on various aspects of business, including its expansion.

9,86,106

Operations Manager

To manage the daily operations of a corporate house.

7,78,278

Finance Manager

To manage the various financial aspects of an enterprise.

9,99,394

Sales and Marketing Analyst

To analyse and work on development of sales and marketing strategies of a company.

4,45,771