PGPM comprises 15 months of in-class learning followed by three months of Industry Immersion. This programme is ideal for participants who are looking for an Executive MBA. It is designed as a career accelerator to enable candidates with a minimum of 5 years of work experience and strong domain expertise to move to expansive roles in general management. PGPM participants are provided with a solid foundation in management fundamentals in the first phase, followed by a deep dive into their chosen area of specialisation in the second phase. PGPM focuses on strong academic rigour and offers a wide range of electives. The diverse and extensive work experience of the participants results in enhanced classroom learning.
SPJIMR is ranked #6 amongst management institutes in India by the Business World 2022 B-School Rankings for its PGPM programme. PGPM is accredited by AACSB and AMBA, which exemplifies the gold standard in management education. PGPM participants receive an AICTE-approved Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Business Administration).
PGPM aims to leverage its participants’ professional experience and domain expertise with the needed skills to evolve as the business leaders of tomorrow. The programme objective is to develop functional specialists into value-based leaders with strong functional and general management capabilities. The programme objective is aligned with the following competency goals:
PGPM is offered from the SPJIMR campus 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.
PGPM has a consistent record of strong placements. The number of companies recruiting from PGPM has grown year-on-year, along with the diversity of industries and sectors. PGPM Class of 2021 witnessed an average hike of 159.7% in their compensation packages. The average CTC of the top 25% of the batch was INR 31 lakhs, and that of the top 50% was INR 28.7 lakhs.
Participants are offered a high degree of flexibility in designing their learning experience and can choose to specialise in a specific function, including contemporary areas like business analytics, or pursue a general management track.
PGPM’s application -oriented pedagogy is designed to make its participants practice ready. It includes experiential learning with immersive experiences, simulations, live industry projects and case studies. In addition the diverse and extensive work experience of the participants facilitates effective peer learning with relevant cross-functional insights and helps build a lifelong peer-to-peer network.
SPJIMR’s legacy of over 40 years in management education offers a well-established industry network across diverse sectors and a 15000+ alumni network worldwide. PGPM leverages these robust networks to continuously augment its participants’ learning experience through various industry engagements such as expert guest-lecture series, live industry projects, alumni mentorship programmes, Course of Independent Study (CIS) and panel discussions.
Participants of the PGPM programme organise an annual industry-academia conclave Samavesh. The conclave brings together industry and academia to discuss contemporary business issues and address important challenges that the real business world is currently facing. Business leaders from various domains share their experiences with the faculty and participants on various innovations and current industry trends and discuss the evolving business landscape.
PGPM is conducted at SPJIMR’s Mumbai campus. Being located in the country’s financial capital and cultural hub offers participants maximum exposure to the economic and financial activities. It also provides an immersive learning experience with easy access to quality industry engagements. In addition, the PGPM cohort offers a uniquely diverse classroom of experienced professional. This nurtures unparalleled cross-industry and cross-functional peer-to-peer learning and helps build strong professional network. PGPM’s holistic leadership development approach enables participants to transition into expansive roles in general management. PGPM participants share their growth journeys in these videos.