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Post Graduate Diploma in Management

Post Graduate Diploma in Management

"The energy of youth and the maturity of experience"—this is how we would like to describe Acharya School of Management (ASM).

ASM is the latest addition to the Acharya group of institutions that has been in the field of education and research for the last 25 years. At ASM, our aim is to develop leaders and entrepreneurs who would be equipped with the capabilities and attitudes that are most relevant to the needs of the new global world. We are committed to our vision and values and intend to make a positive impact on business and society.

Our curriculum is comprehensive and our pedagogy innovative. We have built academic rigour, professional training and personal development into our program. We focus on ethical awareness, encourage creative thinking and we welcome social entrepreneurship.

Besides the traditional specialisations in Marketing, HRM and Finance, ASM offers students the opportunity to build careers in new areas like Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship & Strategy, Supply Chain Management, International Business Management and Capital Markets. We also believe in developing and encouraging the spirit of entrepreneurship and in providing incubation support to you if you wish to establish your own business. Whether you decide to be a job-seeker or a job-provider, you will find at ASM the right people, environment and support to chase your dreams.

We would like the opportunity to welcome you at Acharya School of Management.

To be a renowned business school focused on innovation, entrepreneurship and thought leadership; recognized for business education, research and societal engagement

• Develop competent leaders by creating and disseminating insightful knowledge that transforms the lives of our students
• Create responsible leaders through ethical awareness, critical thinking and problem solving capabilities
• Facilitate creation of new businesses by instilling the entrepreneurial spirit in students and providing incubation support
• Produce and disseminate high quality research for business and society
• Engage with business and society in a meaningful manner
• Provide excellent professional development and career opportunities for our students and faculty

Duration : 2 Years

Eligibility :
• A recognized Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate. Candidates appearing in the final examination of Graduation are also eligible
• Candidate should have a valid CAT / XAT / MAT / ATMA / CMAT / GMAT / PGCET score. Those who do not have any of these will have to take up the ASM-CAT conducted by Acharya School of Management

Pedagogy :
• Project Based Learning
• Focus is on learning-by-doing - activity based (events, research projects, assignments, industry study, country study, simulation games, management games, workshops, etc)
• Presentations and Lectures
• Debates and Discussions
• Project work in every subject
• One full term - Three months of Corporate Internship
• Major Research Project in specialization

Corporate Internship :
All students must undergo a full term (3 months) of corporate internship in a reputed company. The entire internship will be guided by a faculty member and mentored by a corporate guide. The Corporate Internship Report is a critical component of the PGDM program.

Evaluation Methodology :
• PGDM follows the CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) system. A minimum CGPA of 5.5 out of 10 is required to successfully complete the PGDM program
• PGDM follows the Continuous Evaluation System
• The components of evaluation include Quizzes Assignments, Research Projects, Class Participation, Attendance, Mid-term examinations and End-term examinations