Candidates applying for the PGP-DM should at least be Graduate (from any discipline) from a recognised University, with a minimum two years of relevant work experience in development sector / CSR sector The medium of instruction is English and the participants are expected to have basic proficiency in computers
Selection will be based on the following parameters. Personal interview Relevant experience
Yes it is mandatory for each participant to have a 'mentor'. The mentor is from the organisation and would perform an important role in the learning process of the participant. He/she would provide Guidance for information from within the organisation required from various departments for ‘Application exercises’ Guidance in project selection Prima-facie comments/ assessment of ‘Application exercises’- as Acceptable, Unacceptable , Excellent Interact with SPJIMR periodically to review participant’s performance Provide inputs being panel member along with SPJIMR faculty for assessment of project of mentee/s
Application exercises are assignments where the concepts studied in class are applied to a real-life situation in the organization that a participant represents. Application exercises reinforce the learning’s garnered in class and enable a participant to understand his / her organisation and improve his/her effectiveness.
The PGP-DM programme has emerged out of the need to provide best quality training to practitioners with a firm commitment to the development sector. SPJIMR proposes to support meritorious participants through academic scholarships.
Evaluation is a continuous process both on-campus and off-campus. On-campus evaluation covers group-work, quizzes, projects and exams. Off-campus evaluation covers assignments in the form of conceptual exercises, application exercises, chats/ e-discussions.
Sponsorship does not necessarily mean that the organization has to fund your fees. It is not mandatory that the company pays the fees but at the same time you require the full support of the organization for the following reasons: Getting time off from your organization to attend on-campus contact periods – one week at a stretch, every two months for a period of 18 months. In order to have a 'Mentor' from your organization. Access to organizational information to complete application exercises which is a vital component of the pedagogy Assistance in identifying real-life issues for project work Infrastructure support - PC, internet access, etc.
Fees have to be paid in three installments for each of the following semesters on the first day of the last contact of the preceding semester.
We have a tie up with Indian Bank for Loan.