Program Structure

For 15 Months Full-time Residential PGCM program has 90 credits distributed in 4 Terms and has 720 teaching hours including Socially Relevant Project, Study Abroad Program, and, Corporate Immersion Program.

General Structure

  1. The 15 Months full-time residential PGCM program comprises of 4 semesters each of duration varying from 10 to 13 weeks.
  2. The general course contents and curriculum are designed considering the latest development in the business environment and managerial thought and in line with practices in other leading B-Schools the world over.
  3. All the courses in the first & second terms are compulsory core courses. These courses equip students with basic knowledge in various areas of management.
  4. The courses in the 3rd and 4th terms are a mix of Core and Specialization elective Courses with an integrated approach. This integrated specialization courses emphasize the multifunctional and strategic dimensions in decision – making, and include courses related to different functional areas as well as general areas.
  5. The integrated Specialization that comprises salient Courses from the areas of Marketing, Finance, Human Resources Management, Operations, and Systems, along with Core in other management areas.
  6. SDMIMD has built into its curriculum some unique courses and programs that distinguish it from other Institutes, such as Business Ethics, Socially Relevant Project, Study Abroad Program and Corporate Immersion Program.

Term 1 and 2 Courses

PGCM will run over 4 terms during the year. Each term will be of approximately 3 months duration. The program will end with a 3 months dissertation project to be undertaken by the students from August 2020 to October 2020. The award function for students who complete the program successfully will be held in November 2020.

The Term 1 and Term 2 courses offered for the One-year PGPM during 2018-19 is detailed below. (The list is subject to changes & to be announced during the commencement of the course.)

Term 1 Courses (Tentative) Term 2 Courses (Tentative)
Business Communication (3 Credits) Logistic & Supply Chain Management (2 Credits)
Corporate Finance (3 Credits) Operations Management (2 Credits)
Financial Accounting (2 Credits) Organizational Behaviour (3 Credits)
Fundamentals of Business Data Analysis (3 Credits) Management Information Systems(2 Credits)
Human Resources Management (3 Credits) Business Research Methods (3 Credits)
Information Technology for Management (3 Credits) Managerial Economics (3 Credits)
Management Accounting (2 Credits) Business Negotiation Skills (3 Credits)
Marketing Management (3 Credits) Corporate Social Responsibility (2 Credits)
Social Relevant Project (3 Credits)


In Term 3 and Term 4, students will be offered the opportunity to choose specialization depending upon the number of students opting for the courses. In case the number of those choosing specific streams is low, integrated specialization courses will be offered in Term 3 and Term 4. Rules regarding specializations and elective courses will be announced when students join the program in August 2019.

The integrated specialization courses offered to PGPM 2018-19 Batch during Term III and Term IV are detailed below.

Term 3 Courses (Tentative) Term 4 Courses (Tentative)
Sales & Distribution Management
Business Marketing
Product Strategy & Branding Management
Digital Marketing
Human Resource Management
Compensation Management
Training & Development
Human Resource Management
Recruitment & Selection”
International HRM
Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
Project Appraisal
Financial Statement Analysis
International Finance
Project Management
Strategic Quality Management
Business Analytics
Business Intelligence
Business Ethics
Strategic Management
International Business