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Our PGDM Courses in Pune

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Overview - Program information

ISB&M Pune Offers Two-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management which is designed for young leaders. The program was approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, and designed by the best faculties in the country under the guidance of the top industry experts. This program is highly adaptive to the industry trends, which keeps students well embraced with the skills for changing needs of the industry.

ISB&M's curriculum consists of a mix of classes and seminars that help students retain and develop their business knowledge and skills. Apart from the PGDM syllabus, students engage in Guest seminars, Leadership training, National Business Conventions, Special Guest Visits, Summer Internships, and other activities to enrich the overall learning experience.

Core Programme PGDM

PGDM (AICTE Approved) is a flagship programme of ISB&M, high in demand by top recruiters. The programme is designed to meet expectations of top recruiting companies and is benchmarked with other top institutions. Develop Knowledge, learn business analysis Skill & Tools. Intellectual Development aimed at thinking, Problem solving & decision making skill Learning Develop leadership talent and seek complete value system & attitude transformation Be able to succeed in campus placement professional life & career in India and Worldwide.

Our PGDM programme is 6 trimester programme like that of top IIMs & XLRI, with 8 weeks summer internship.

Our programme is driven by following objectives:

  • 1. Develop Knowledge, learn business analysis Skill & Tools.
  • 2. Intellectual Development aimed at thinking, Problem solving & decision making skill Learning Develop leadership talent and seek complete value system & attitude transformation
  • 3. Be able to succeed in campus placement professional life & career in India and Worldwide.

Specialization offers - PGDM courses offered by ISB&M Pune

The list of Specializations offered at ISB&M Nande are as follows

Human Resource Management
Logistic and Supply Chain Management (Only for Engineering and Science Graduate)
Media & Communication
Business Analytics

Why ISB&M Pune for this program?

The PGDM program with ISB&M, Pune is renowned for its industry-focused curriculum. It provides young professionals and high-performing graduates with an internationally benchmarked program, world-class faculty, and a peer community from various fields, transforming them into Business Ready Managers. Thought makers, experienced business professionals, and veteran academicians offer the courses at ISB&M. The programs are structured to prepare students for job environments that are rife with high performers and achievers.

Our PGDM is a dual specialization programme

The program is designed to maximize students learning. Program includes:

A. Core Courses (22 courses)

Core courses is mandatory for all students, designed to learn complete business process and develop business orientation.

  • - Business thinking, decision making, planning & execution skills.
  • - Most core courses are scheduled in 1st year (1st to 3rd trimester) of the programme. Some are scheduled in 2nd year (4th- 6th trimester)
  • - These include fundamentals of marketing, finance, operations, data analytics, supply chain, economics, HR and business research
B. Elective Courses (Required 20)

Elective courses are related to specializations chosen by students. Students are required to complete 16 courses in respective dual specialization (8 each).
Students can select 4 elective courses of their interest from any other specializations of their choice.
In all a student is required to complete minimum of 20 elective courses to complete PGDM programme.

C. Summer Internship

Students are required to complete 8 weeks summer internship at the end of 1st year.
Summer internship placement is done by ISB&M placement cell.

D. Dissertation

Dissertation is an in - depth research in any theme of business interest by a student under guidance of an assigned faculty.

E. Foundation Courses

Since students come from diverse background in graduation, a basic level of learning/proficiency in following is developed in the beginning of PGDM programme.

Accounting for Managers
Basics of Data and Analytics
Excel sheet and IT for Managers

Course Structure: 30 hrs. of classroom study

  • - A course is 20 hours subjects content & 10 hours of tutorials (in small group)
  • - Teaching Methodology
    Case Study
    Experimental learning
    Business Simulation
    Assignments & Group Projects

Evaluation System

ISB&M follows continuous evaluation and feedback process. There are multiple evaluation: -

  • Quizzes, Assignments
  • Live Projects
  • Case Analysis
  • Comprehensive Viva
  • Mid Term Exam


Students complete 60-90 hours' workshop designed to develop basic business skills, personal development and company industry specific to help student perform better in campus recruitment programme. Student with Special needs also through counselling session.

Core Courses

Managerial Economics Operations Management II
Financial Management Organizational Design & Leadership
Marketing Management I Quantitative Techniques - II
Introduction to Operations & Supply Chain Management Business Enviornment
Quantitative Techniques I Business Research Methodology
Organizational Behavior Introduction to Supply Chain Management
Introduction to Data Sciences & Business Analytics Human Resource Management
Macroeconomic Theory & Policy Analysis Business Policy & Strategic Management
Management Accounting Management Information System
Marketing Management II Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
International Business Business Law

Elective Courses

For each of the PGDM Programmes, a student has to select courses equivalent to 60 credit points in any of the following combination:
  • Marketing with Finance / HR / Logistic & Supply Chain Management/Business Analytics / Media & Communication
  • Finance with Marketing / HR / IRM / Logistic & Supply Chain Management/ Business Analytics / Media & Communication
  • Logistic & Supply Chain Management /Marketing/ Finance/ HR
  • HR with Marketing / Finance/ Logistic & Supply Chain Management / Business Analytics / Media & Communication

Foundation Courses

  • IT for managers (Foundation Course)
  • Financial Accounting (Foundation Course)
  • Principle & Practices of Management


A student is required to complete 135 credits courses to complete PGDM Programme. The Course curriculum comprises of core courses and elective courses with following credit point's details

Courses Credits
Core Courses 66
Elective Courses 60
Summer Internship 6
Dissertation 3
Total no. of Credits 135


The Evaluation of a student depends upon these parameters

Continuous Evaluation End term Exam

Quizzes, Assignments

Live Projects

Case Analysis

Comprehensive Viva

Mid Term Exam

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