Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

PGDM is a 2 year full time program approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and equivalent to MBA by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). Further, in its pursuit of achieving excellence, IMS Ghaziabad is accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade which is a testimony to the quality of educational experience offered to the future managers.

The PGDM (Post Graduated Diploma in Management) is a flagship programme of the Institute, which is highly rigorous, comprehensive and practice-oriented by design. To overcome increasingly multifaceted challenges, business leaders need to think creatively and react strategically to gain and sustain competitive advantages. Thus, broadening horizons and enhancing skills is key element of any teaching-learning process. The Programme focuses on developing competent managerial human resources for the Industry, who is ready to take on the challenges of the ever-changing corporate environment.

The curriculum is a unique blend of strategic thinking and pragmatism with three dimensional focus that is not only to achieve highest standards of academic excellence, but also to achieve highly effective corporate interface backed with multi-dimensional development opportunities. The students are nurtured to be emotionally intelligent through inculcating human values and professional ethics so that they surpass competition and excel better than the best.

IMS Ghaziabad organizes International Study Tour for students as they are expected to develop as global citizens through participation not only in curricular activities but also a mix of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities including socially oriented pursuits. Institute also provides Free Laptop to all students which is a part of fees structure.

Program Objectives

The PGDM program has been offered with the following objectives.

  • To build awareness about the socio-economic environment, both domestic & international and its implications for businesses.
  • To hone analytical and problem solving skills using modern day managerial tools to enhance decision making capabilities.
  • To impart state-of-art skills and knowledge in functional areas of management with the objective of preparing students for cross-functional positions in Industry.
  • To develop the students personality integrated with strong values and positive attitude so as to be receptive to societal concerns and ethical conduct.

Program duration

IMS Ghaziabad follows the trimester system with the academic calendar beginning in the month of July and each term being of 11-12 weeks duration. At the end of the first three terms of the program, all students are required to undergo compulsory summer internship for 6-8 weeks in industry. In the second year, students will be pursuing their specialization courses (Dual Specialization) along with compulsory Dissertation Project in the area of their chosen specialization.