Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Business Management) is a two-year, full-time residential programme with a General Management focus. Built on identical pillars as the current flagship PGDM programme, it is an AICTE-approved programme and admits only 120 participants.

PGDM (BM) gives its participants the unique flexibility to choose a preferred mix of courses to align with their career goals and help them develop an holistic overview of all functional areas to excel in cross-functional business decision-making. Participants benefit from SPJIMR’s globally recognised innovations in management education, exemplary Careers Service which is number 2 in India and ranked 8th globally by FT (MiM) 2023 Rankings, in addition to SPJIMR’s 15000+ alumni network worldwide.


Competency Goals

The objective of the programme is to develop an overview of all functional areas in a holistic manner and help participants excel in business decision-making that has an impact spanning multiple departments. The programme objectives are aligned with the following competency goals:

Students will be:

  • Responsible and socially sensitive leaders
  • Capable of managing in a global environment
  • Proficient in functional and cross-functional business areas
  • Able to make reasoned decisions
  • Innovative leaders

Key highlights


SPJIMR is located in the heart of Mumbai, the financial and cultural hub of India. This enables a high-quality industry integration and offers an immersive learning experience with maximum exposure to the city’s dynamic commercial and economic activity.

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Innovative Pedagogy

SPJIMR is known for its unique pedagogy, which includes experiential learning through specially curated Immersive Experiences, live projects, field visits, simulations, amongst other things to accelerate the participant’s leadership development.

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The programme offers flexibility to pursue General Management courses in-depth with an option to choose concentration/specialisation and electives of interest.

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SPJIMR is ranked first in India and 40th globally by Financial Times Masters in Management, FT (MiM) 2023 Global Rankings. In addition, FT (MiM) Rankings places SPJIMR second amongst Indian business schools for its PGDM programme for its Careers service (ranked 8th globally).

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Batch profile


Work Experience

Geographical Diversity

Industry connect

PGDM (BM) programme offers unique opportunities to prepare participants for industry engagement. Forums like SPJIMR Business Academia Conclave (SBAC) connect corporates, academia, and students with global thought leaders to discuss evolving industry practices and innovations.

The Careers Service cell and specialisation clubs help participants develop professional capabilities, define their identities, and present themselves to the industry. International Immersions help develop a global outlook through experiential learning at leading global B-schools and corporates.

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