SPJIMR’s Global Management Programme (GMP) is for participants aspiring to study abroad and launch their global careers. GMP partners with top-ranked management institutes across Europe, the UK and the USA to offer full-time international management programmes. The programme intakes two cohorts every year in January and June. The participants complete their first semester at SPJIMR, where they learn the fundamentals of general management. The credits earned in GMP are accepted by the international partner schools towards completion of the MBA/MS degree. GMP’s 600+ alumni in leadership positions worldwide affirm that GMP develops participants for leadership roles in global businesses.

GMP’s objective is to develop responsible global business leaders who understand the implications of leading businesses across diverse geographies in an interconnected global economy. The programme competency goals are:

  • Responsible leaders
  • Capable of managing in a global environment
  • Competent in functional and cross-functional business areas
  • Reasoned decision-makers who demonstrate innovative capabilities

Key highlights


SPJIMR is recognised by Financial Times Masters in Management (FT MiM) Rankings 2022 as one of the top two leading management institutes in India. For GMP, SPJIMR partners with AACSB accredited, top-ranked international schools to offer a global MS/MBA degree.

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SPJIMR is located in Mumbai, the financial capital of India. Our international partner schools are located in global commercial hubs like New Jersey, Boston, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, and Paris. This facilitates strong industry connects, meaningful industry engagements and a range of placement opportunities to help participants fast-track their career trajectory.

Dual Alumni

Graduating from the joint programme gives the participants dual alumni status of belonging to SPJIMR and the international partner school alumni network. This provides them with the opportunity to leverage the dual alumni network to build a successful global career.

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Peer Network

At SPJIMR participants study with a diverse group of peers from varied fields. They then complete the programme from international partner schools, with peers from several nationalities and diverse backgrounds. This facilitates one of its kind of peer-networking and peer-learning which offers deep insights into how diverse cultures impact global business practices across diverse economies.

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Batch profile


Industry connect

International partner schools offer a range of industry engagements, including the mandatory company-linked master thesis; international internships; consulting assignments; industry need-based research projects, developing entrepreneurial ventures, industry projects to earn Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and company visits with access to highly-restricted partner facilities like UPS, Walmart Distribution Center, and Performance Team in Los Angeles. These engagements are customised to align participants’ education with their career aspirations, enhance corporate acceptance and lead to global job opportunities.

Student experiences

Classroom learning, curated immersive experiences, experienced faculty, visiting experts, and international faculty create a dynamic environment for learning. In addition, the rich diversity offered by SPJIMR equips the participants to overcome cultural differences and study with international students on an even footing. In these videos, GMP participants share their SPJIMR experience and how it helped them launch their global careers.

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