The Program

Education must train for self-development, fearlessness of mind, integrity of purpose and strength of conscience. In order that knowledge is liberating and life-giving, the mission of the IILM Graduate School of Management (IILM GSM) is the pursuit of education, scholarship and research at the highest levels of excellence.

The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programme was launched in the year 1993 to cater to the demands of management professionals and prepare its graduating students for a challenging career through an intensive and rigorous curriculum. The programme endeavours for holistic development of its students, thereby making them intellectually, socially, physically, and spiritually balanced human beings. We believe in an education system that looks beyond employment and concentrates on individual development by imparting “Life Skills” and enhancing life time opportunities.

Duration of the Programme – PGDM is a Two Year full time Programme

Programme Learning Goals:

L1 – An understanding of organizations, their external context and their management.

L2 – An understanding of appropriate techniques sufficient to allow investigation into relevant business and management issues.

L3 – The ability to acquire, analyze and understand data and information.

L4 – Critical thinking and informed judgement leading to problem solving and decision making skills.

L5 – Cognitive flexibility which enables adaptability to uncertainty in a rapidly changing environment.

L6 – An understanding of disruptive and technological change and the ability to seek innovative and entrepreneurial solutions.

L7 – Be able to effectively communicate and negotiate.

L8 – Demonstrate emotional intelligence and people’s skills in working in teams and with people.

L9 – Be cognizant of the impact of their individual and corporate actions on society, recognize responsible and inclusive business practices and bee sensitive to the social, economic and environmental responsibilities of business.

Programme Structure

• The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) at IILM Graduate School of Management caters to the demand of management professionals and prepares its graduating students for challenging careers through an intensive and rigorous curriculum. IILM GSM believes in holistic development of the students and their participation in the education programme, instills into them professionalism, critical thinking, ability to work hard, and take decisions. The Institute also exposes the students to all aspects of management and its various facets like environment protection, human values, social responsibility, information and communication systems and so forth. IILM GSM is a centre of excellence in value based education, training, research and consultancy.

• It is mandatory to undergo three month summer internship with a corporate house after the completion of first year.

Programme Curriculum Structure 2020-2022

YEAR 1

Term 1

  1. Economics 1
  2. Organizational Behavior
  3. Accounting for Managers
  4. Marketing 1
  5. Quantitative Techniques and Data Analysis
  6. Career course
  7. Placement workshop
  8. Career Trek 1

Term 2

  1. Economics 2
  2. Human Resources Management
  3. Finance 1
  4. Marketing 2
  5. Operations
  6. Career course
  7. Placement workshop
  8. Career Trek 2
  9. Online Course

Term 3

  1. Finance 2
  2. Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Sustainability
  3. Strategic Management
  4. Business Research Methods
  5. 3 Electives
  6. Placement workshop
  7. Career course
  8. Online Course

Term 4

  1. 6 Electives
  2. Placement workshop
  3. Career course
  4. Online Course

Term 5

  1. 5 Electives
  2. Placement workshop
  3. 2 Career course
  4. Online Course

Term 6

  1. Dissertation
  2. 2 Online Course

YEAR 2 (Electives)

Area – Accounting and Finance

  1. Business Analysis & Valuation Using Financial Statements
  2. Investment Management
  3. Financial Planning and Wealth Management
  4. Corporate Restructuring
  5. Mobile and Digital Payment Systems
  6. Alternative Investments and Hedge Funds
  7. Risk Modeling and Management
  8. Financial Services for Low-Income Households and Family Businesses
  9. Financial Derivatives
  10. Credit Risk Analysis & Management
  11. Managing and Innovating in Financial Services
  12. Corporate Tax Planning
  13. Asset Securitization

Area -Economics, International Business and Public Policy

  1. Economics & Management in Developing Countries
  2. Strategy Beyond Markets
  3. Public Policy
  4. International Business
  5. Institutions , Macroeconomics & the Global Economy
  6. Behavioral Economics & Decision Making

Area -Innovation and Strategy

  1. Innovation and Design Thinking
  2. Entrepreneurship and New Ventures
  3. Managing Change & Transformation

Area -Marketing

  1. Sales and Distribution
  2. Marketing Concepts in The Digital World
  3. Dynamic Marketing Strategy
  4. Rural Marketing
  5. Marketing of Services
  6. Brand Management
  7. Market Research & Analytics
  8. Luxury Marketing
  9. Consumer Behaviour
  10. Managing Customer Value
  11. Retailing
  12. Sports and Entertainment Marketing
  13. Integrated Marketing Communication
  14. Marketing and Innovation

Area -Managing Organisations, OB & HR

  1. Talent Acquisition
  2. Performance Management & Appraisal System
  3. Managing change & Transformation
  4. HR Audit
  5. Learning & Development
  6. HR Analytics
  7. Power & Influence
  8. People Operation from Start up to Scale up
  9. Cross Cultural Leadership ,Compensation Management
  10. Employee Relation & Compliance
  11. Negotiation Talent Management Strategy
  12. International HRM

Area -Operations, Information, Data and Technology

  1. Supply Chain Management
  2. Introduction To Programming For Data Analysis
  3. Big Data Analytics
  4. Enabling Technologies (IoT, Robotics , Cloud computing, 3 D designing and printing)
  5. Electronic Business and Online Marketplaces
  6. Making Data Relevant
  7. Service Operations
  8. Big Data and Hadoop Administrator
  9. Artificial Intelligence
  10. Operations Strategy
  11. Total Quality Management
  12. Machine Learning
  13. Project Management
  14. Blockchain

Area -Entrepreneurial Management (Family Business)

  1. Execution and Managing Start-ups
  2. Advanced Entrepreneurship
  3. Introduction to Intrapreneurship
  4. Building Lasting Family Business – Synergy in Vision, Values and Strategy

Area -General Management

  1. Social Entrepreneurship
  2. Corporate Governance

Academic Calendar 2019-21

Orientation 02 – 05 July 2019
Crossing Over 06 – 12 July 2019
Term I classes 15 July – 24 September 2019
Examinations for Term I 25 September – 30 September 2019
Term II classes 1 October – 04 January 2020
Deepawali Break 26 October – 03 November 2019
Winter Break 22 December 2019 – 01 January 2020
Examinations for Term II 06 January – 10 January 2020
Term III classes 13 January 2020 – 21 March 2020
Examinations for Term III 23 March – 31 March 2020
Summer Internship April – June 2020
Foreign Immersion Jul-20
Registration and Orientation to Year II 3-Aug-20
Term IV classes 04 August – 10 October 2020
Assessment for Trimester IV 12 – 17 October 2020
Term V classes 19 October – December 26 2020
Assessment for Trimester V 28 December 2020 – 05 January 2021
Term VI classes 06 January – 27th February 2021
Presentation of Dissertation and Viva 01 March 2021- 15 March 2021