About Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM)

SPJIMR’s Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) is an 18-month AICTE-approved programme, ideal for working executives. The programme commences with an online module for 2 months, an on-campus residential module for 12 months, followed by 4 months of Industry and International Immersion. The programme is designed as a career accelerator for candidates with a minimum of 3 years of work experience and strong domain knowledge 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) post-completion of the programme.


Competency Goals

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:

Students will be:

  • Responsible and stakeholder-sensitive leaders
  • Future-ready leaders
  • Innovative and change agents
  • Able to make reasoned decisions
  • Clear in thought and articulation


Key highlights


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.

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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 2022 witnessed an average hike of 170% in their compensation packages. The average CTC for the top 25% of the batch is INR 33.63 L, while the average CTC for the top 50% is INR 30.90 L, and the batch’s average CTC stands at INR 25.89 L.

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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.

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Innovative Pedagogy

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.

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Batch profile

Industry connect

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.

Student experiences

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.

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