About PGDM

The PGDM program runs for six terms over two years with an impeccable quality of academic rigour. The curriculum and pedagogy are planned in an elaborate manner every year, which takes into account the best practices in other leading management institutions across the globe and also incorporates the views of leading academics and business corporations.

The course is compiled from contemporary industry practices and probing business case studies. The faculty has a wide and in-depth knowledge base with rich teaching experience.This complements the Institute facilities of international standards, creating a state-of-the-art environment for learning and overall development of each student. The principal objective is to offer and practise a high degree of academic rigour to ensure that each student is motivated and propelled from within to think, behave and act as a leader.

The Institute has student exchange programs with five international management institutions Mays School of Business, Texas A&M University, USA MBA Centre, Global Management Education Institute, Shanghai University, China, British University in Dubai, University of Pau, France, University of Bordeaux, France, University of Montevideo, Uruguay.

Students for these exchange programs are chosen based on their academic performance and by a comprehensive interview process.

Faculty with rich experience in academia and industry & Consistent placement record
Innovative and contemporary pedagogy & 6 International Student Exchange programs with renowned universities
Institute sponsored international study tour for atleast 20 students selected on the basis of performance
Subsidized exchange program & Merit Scholarship Scheme and Merit cum Means Scholarship Scheme
An active Research Centre dedicated to focused faculty research and Ph.D. (Doctoral) Program recognised by the University of Mysore
International conferences in several management domains, attended by academicians from across India and abroad
Single-occupancy hostel rooms & Yoga as a part of the PGDM program
Students from 23 states across India and with Graduation from different discipline

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), a globally accredited (ACBSP) institute is ranked among the top Business Schools in India. The institute offers AICTE approved 2-year Full-time (Residential) flagship Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) that has been granted MBA equivalence by Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

The Institute is located at the foot of Chamundi Hills in the heritage city of Mysore in Karnataka. Its serene award winning campus provides a great setting for inspired learning. Impeccable faculty, partnerships with global universities, academic discipline, opportunities for learning beyond classrooms and strong relationship with the industry ensure that the students have the right environment for blooming into a leader-par-excellence.

The Institute is promoted by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Educational (SDME) Trust, a venerable and much admired non-profit educational trust that runs over 40 recognised educational institutions in Karnataka, including engineering and medical colleges. The trust is part of 700 year old Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala, a renowned pilgrimage centre known for selfless service, integrity, philanthropy and social development. The Trust and all the associate institutions benefit from the visionary leadership of our Chairman, Padma Vibhushan Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade.