Programme overview

SPJIMR’s project management course will introduce you to the tools and techniques used for comprehensive project management. Participants can develop the conceptual, analytical, and decision-making skills needed to successfully develop, launch, and manage projects. Through a mix of videos, assessments, and hands-on activities, the course will help you understand how to deal with projects from start to end.



The pedagogy will be highly interactive. It will leverage the use of technology and will consist of a judicious blend of lectures, real-life case studies, quizzes, projects, and assignments.


  • Contextually designed 7-month programme for working executives
  • Focus on real business use cases
  • Peer-learning & networking opportunities
  • Capstone Project
  • Sessions by leading Practitioners and Industry Experts
  • Grow your professional network with experienced peers from diverse industries.
  • Experience immersive learning through various simulations, role-plays, case studies, workshops & labs.

Programme Director

Dr. Jyoti Jagasia

Associate Professor, Information Management & Analytics
Director – Digital Infrastructure

Dr. Jyoti Jagasia is a faculty in Information Management at SPJIMR and has a strong teaching interest in ‘Digital Transformation using Cloud, AI, and Machine Learning. She holds a Ph.D. from the Birla Institute of Technology and her doctoral research focused on Software Systems.

Prior to joining academics in 2008, she worked in the industry for 20 years with leading roles in e-learning and R&D in the training & education industry in India. She has made notable intellectual contributions through journal publications, book, and book chapters as well as a range of articles published in periodicals.

Programme curriculum

Module 1Introduction to Project Management
Module 2Linking Strategy to Project Management
Module 3Portfolio Approach to Project Management
Module 4Project/Portfolio Selection & Organisational Strategy
Module 5Harvard Business Simulation – Project Management
Module 6Project Life Cycle & Initiation
Module 7Project Planning & Scope
Module 8Project Scheduling
Module 9Project Procurement & Contract Management
Module 10Project Stakeholder & Communication Management
Module 11Project Cost Estimation
Module 12Critical Thinking
Module 13Theory of Constraints & Critical Chain Project Management
Module 14Project Quality Management
Module 15Adaptive & Agile Project Management
Module 16Project Monitoring – Time & Cost Evaluation
Module 17Integration-based Project Delivery & Closure
Module 18Risk Analysis of Projects – Qualitative & Quantitative
Module 19Behavioural & Leadership Aspects of Project Management
Module 20Emerging Trends in Project Management
Module 21Negotiation Skills
Module 22Design Thinking in Project Management

Start your SPJIMR journey

  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3) or Diploma (10+2+3) or Integrated Master’s Degree (10+2+5) and relevant work experience of a minimum of 3 years are eligible to apply.
  • The selection will be based on the candidate’s profile evaluation, subject to meeting eligibility
    criteria. The final selection of participants will be solely done by SPJIMR
  • Working professionals interested in pursuing a career in project management
  • Any professional seeking to understand how project management techniques work
  • Gain comprehensive and contemporary knowledge of project management skillsets and competencies
  • Recognise the various entities of project management
  • Learn to apply different project management techniques
  • Understand the interrelationships among the diverse factors that affect the project lifecycle


  • There are periodic evaluations built in throughout the duration of the course. These may be in the form of a quiz, assignments / Projects, Main Business Plan, case study or other objective/subjective assessment. The evaluations are designed to ensure continuous student engagement with the course and encourage practical learning. Students who successfully clear the same along with the requisite attendance criteria will be awarded a Certificate from SPJIMR as appropriate.


  • Participants who successfully meet the evaluation criteria and satisfy the requisite attendance criteria, will be awarded a ‘Certificate of Completion’
  • Participants who are unable to clear the evaluation criteria but have the requisite attendance will be awarded a ‘Certificate of Participation.
  • Successful participants will also be accorded SPJIMR Executive Alumni Status.
  • A minimum of 75% attendance is a prerequisite for the successful completion of the programme.

SPJIMR alumni benefits

On successful completion of the programme, participants will be eligible for the prestigious SPJIMR Executive Alumni Status and a host of benefits, including:

  • Lifetime ‘Executive Alumni Status’ from SPJIMR
  • Access to the Institute’s executive alumni portal, social media groups and campus updates
  • Invitation to SPJIMR webinars and business conclaves (T&C apply)
  • Access to the SPJIMR library on-campus (browsing only)
  • Alumni discounts on MDP Programmes

* The Executive Alumni benefits are subject to the discretion of SPJIMR.

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