PGDM stands for Post Graduate Diploma in Management, it’s a two-year full time business management program, approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) that enables graduates to become corporate ready. Most of the PGDM courses are offered by autonomous business schools (B-Schools) in India. PGDM courses have gained more popularity than traditional MBA or Masters of business administration, because of its ability to produce industry ready management graduates. Also, MBA can only be offered by universities, and follows a single curriculum.
Various types of MBA/ PGDM program are available and student can choose the best that fits their requirement.
6 Various types of MBA/ PGDM courses available are
- Full time MBA / PGDM
- Part time MBA / PGDM
- Distance MBA / PGDM
- Online MBA / PGDM
- Executive MBA / PGDM
- Integrated MBA / PGDM
Students who wish to have higher positions in organizations in their careers choose PGDM after their graduation(courses after graduation) irrespective of their under- graduation course. Engineering, Science, Arts, Maths, Social Science etc. are few streams of under- graduation in which students are now keen on pursuing management education, as it promises a glorifying career with high pay packages in the industry.
PGDM courses are also in high demand among working professionals, as the management degree is needed for growth in their careers. Most of the working professionals do either a part time/ online PGDM course or they take a break from their work to do a full time PGDM program, from primer institutions, most of which is followed by a high paying placement opportunity.
13 Salient features of a PGDM program:
- Industry curated courses
- Interactive teaching pedagogy
- Horn your skills
- Strong corporate network
- Industry exposure
- Numerous specializations – Interdisciplinary courses
- High paying campus placement opportunities
- Creating entrepreneurs – Be your own boss
- Excellent faculty
- State of art infrastructures – B Schools
- Opportunity for Global careers