The programme includes three phases –
Foundation and Compulsory courses cover Communication, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Statistics, Design Thinking, etc.
Electives provide more profound knowledge and are selected based on the partner school’s requirements and the student’s interest.
Participants undertake foreign language training (German, French, Dutch) irrespective of their chosen partner school.
Participants complete 54 credits at GMP with pre-reads, post-reads, individual assignments, group work activities, presentations, quizzes and exams. On completion of GMP, SPJIMR awards a certificate, and the international partner school awards the MBA/MS degree on successful completion of the programme.
GMP programme architecture is flexible to accommodate specific partner schools’ needs for credit recognition. The programme has adequate coverage for core management courses and also provides coverage for data science-related courses like R/Python, data analytics, business modelling using spreadsheets and digital product management. One credit course in the GMP programme has 10.5 classroom contact hours.
Mandatory courses include project management along with certification, problem-solving using design thinking, quantitative methods for decision science, core management courses on marketing, finance & accounting, operations/supply chain, organisational behaviour, HR and foreign language. Four credits for a foreign language are compulsory. Language courses offered are German, French, and Dutch. Participants can opt for any one of the foreign language courses.
International partner schools offer a portfolio of specialisations. The programme also provides electives for specific partner schools. Download the details of specialisations offered by each partner school to know more.