Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
The two year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) is the flagship program of IMI New Delhi. It is designed to prepare students for careers in industry, across functional areas. The program equips students with strong conceptual skills to manage businesses in an integrated manner. The program develops versatile managers who are capable of handling responsibilities in different business domains. The emphasis is on developing a holistic manager with a vision to take on the challenges of the future in a socially sensitive manner. The program is also accredited by NBA and has equivalence to MBA given by Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
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Program goals / objectives
Goal 1: Demonstrate written and oral communication skills
Student should be able to write well organized and grammatically correct business reports and letters.
Student should be able to make effective oral presentations
Goal 2: Demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking skills
Student should be able to demonstrate critical thinking skills by understanding the issues, evaluating alternatives on the basis of multiple perspectives and presenting a solution including conclusions and implications
Student should be to demonstrate problem solving skills by understanding and defining the problem, analyzing it and solving it by applying appropriate theories, tools and techniques from various functional areas of management.
Goal 3: Develop ability to explain responsible leadership behavior in management
Student should be able to illustrate the role of responsible leadership in management.
Student should be able to identify social concerns and ethical issues in management.
Goal 4: Develop a global perspective in management
Student should be able to identify challenges faced by the organization at the global level.
Student should be able to take decisions in the global business environment.
The three PGDM programs at IMI, Delhi are of two years duration each. IMI follows a trimester system and each program consists of six trimesters. Each trimester is of 11-12 weeks duration. The academic calendar begins early July. Apart from the six trimesters students are required to undergo a compulsory Summer Internship Program (SIP) at the end of the first year.