PGDM Program

PGDM + IRE (Dual Degree)

with Dual Specialization Programme

AICTE Approved, MoE, Govt. of India

The flag-ship PGDM programme is a two-year full time programme in the field of management.

GIBS, being one of the best PGDM colleges in Bangalore, is offering a PGDM course that is recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE). This Programme is considered to be extremely prestigious and is highly rated.

The PGDM Programme gives high employment opportunities for the students and equal orientation to both theory and practical concepts. GIBS provides a platform for the students to involve in research and innovation activities.

Specialization offered (Dual)

Marketing Management (MM)

Human Resource Management(HRM)

Finance Management (FM)

Operations & Supply Chain Management (OSCM)

International Business (IB)

Information Technology (IT)

Business Analytics

Entrepreneurship Management (EM)

Digital Marketing

PGDM Trimester Curriculum for Batch 2022-24 (Approved by AICTE)


Sl. No. Sub. Code Trimester I
NA Orientation Programme 12 Days
1 01CP01 Quantitative Techniques – 1 3
2 01CP02 Organizational Behaviour 3
3 01CP03 Accounting for Managers 3
4 01CP04 Management Concepts & Techniques 3
5 01CP05 Managerial Economics 3
6 01CP06 Marketing Management – 1 3
7 1IRE07 Innovation – I 2
8 1IRE08 Research – I 2
9 1IRE09 Entrepreneurship – I 2
10 01CA10 Current Affairs 1
11 1SMP11 Skills Mastery Programme(SMP)-L1 2
SME/Webinar/Leadership Talk series/VAP 4 Nos
Industrial Visit / Outbound Training
Total Credits 27
Sl. No. Sub. Code Trimester II
12 02CP12 Quantitative Techniques – 2 3
13 02CP13 Human Resource Management 3
14 02CP14 Cost & Management Accounting 3
15 02CP15 Managerial Communication 2
16 02CP16 Production and Operations Management 3
17 02CP17 Marketing Management – 2 3
18 2IRE18 Innovation – II (Design Thinking) 2
19 2IRE19 Research – II 2
20 2IRE20 Entrepreneurship – II 2
21 02CA21 Current Affairs – 2 1
22 2SMP22 Skills Mastery Programme (SMP) – L2 2
SME / Webinar / Leadership Talk Series / VAP 4 Nos
Industrial Visit
Total Credits 26
Sl. No. Sub. Code Trimester III
23 03CP23 Applied Operations Research 3
24 03CP24 Emerging Technologies 3
25 03CP25 Financial Management 3
26 03CP26 International Business 2
27 03CP27 Business Law 2
28 03CP28 Innovation – III 2
29 3IRE29 Research – III 2
30 3IRE30 Entrepreneurship – III 2
31 3BMP31 Business (Leadership) Mastery Programme (BMP) 3
32 3EIL32 Emotional Intelligence & Leadership 3
33 3CA33 Current Affairs – 3 1
34 3SMP34 Skills Mastery Programme (SMP) – L3 2
35 3SIP35 Social Internship Project (SIP) – 7 Days 1
SME / Webinar / Leadership Talk Series / VAP 4 Nos
Industrial Visit
Global Immersion Programme (Optional)
Total Credits 29
Sl. No. Sub. Code Trimester IV Credits
36 04CP36 Business & Data Analytics 3
37 04CP37 AI & ML (Digitalisation as Direction) 3
38 04__38 Elective – I (Major Specialization) 3
39 04__39 Elective – II (Major Specialization) 3
40 04__40 Elective – III (Major Specialization) 3
41 04__41 Elective – I (Minor Specialization) 3
42 04__42 Elective – II (Minor Specialization) 3
43 04CA42 Current Affairs – 4 1
44 4IP43 Internship Project (IP) (8 Weeks) 3
45 4MOC45 MOOC (6-8 Weeks) 2
46 4STP46 Specialization Based Training Programme 1
47 4BPC47 Best Practices in Corporate 2
48 4SMP48 Skills Mastery Programme (SMP – L4) 2
Webinar / Leadership Talk Series 4 Nos
Total Credits 32
Sl. No. Sub. Code Trimester V
49 05CP49 Digital Marketing 3
50 05CP50 Strategic Management 3
51 05__51 Elective – IV (Major Specialization) 3
52 05__52 Elective – V (Major Specialization) 3
53 05__53 Elective – VI (Major Specialization) 3
54 05__54 Elective – III (Minor Specialization) 3
Webinar / Leadership Talk Series 4 Nos
Total Credits 18
Sl. No. Sub. Code Trimester VI Credits
55 6BIP55 Business Immersion Project (BIP) 6
SAP Programme
Total Credits 6

Why Choose GIBS' Unique PGDM Programme

The PGDM course helps the students to study the intricacies of management and sharpens a student’s mind to tackle the daily obstacles that are faced in the field of management.

The PGDM course in GIBS is designed in such a way to build essential skills and capabilities in students to hold managerial positions in various companies and firms.

PGDM Programme is more of a practical approach. We make the students to be responsible for the social and global issues. The students undergoing this course acquire leadership, executive and managerial skills to handle any situations they face in professional life. We in GIBS nurture and develop the students as world class business leaders.

At GIBS we realize the importance of updating skills periodically. Therefore we keep modifying the curriculum on a regular basis, as per the industry expectations. We involve SMEs, academicians and professionals in this endeavour. At GIBS we assist students to learn through case studies and business games.

GIBS PGDM Programme Includes

Industry 4.0 Curriculum designed by Industry Experts Includes

  • Emerging Technologies
  • Skills Mastery Program (SMP)
  • Emotional Intelligence & Leadership
  • Digitalization as Direction
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Business Analytics
  • Digital Marketing
  • Best Practices in Corporate

Dual Degree (PGDM + IRE) with Dual Specialization Programme

  • 1 Year IRE Certificate
  • Complete Action Learning program
  • IRE Conference
  • Strategy Building Skills
  • Case Studies, Research & Publication
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Support & Assistance to Students with the Start-ups
  • Fund Raising & Mentoring for the student’s entrepreneurial journey.
  • IRE Talks by Global Leaders and Experts

Why PGDM provides the best start for your management career

  • Globally Recognized Program
  • In demand course
  • Industry Integrated Program
  • High salary potential compared to University Program
  • Multiple specializations to choose
  • Grow your academic and business network
  • Develop Leadership skills
  • Dynamic, The Curriculum gets updated as per Industry requirement frequently
  • India’s Top100 Management institutions offers PGDM Program Only
  • Complete Action Learning Course (Experiential)
  • Discover the entrepreneur in you

Why PGDM from an exclusive business school?

  • Expertise in Management Education
  • Dedicated Resources for Exclusive Management Programme
  • Create a world Class Network (Network = NetWorth)
  • Create Your Own Brand (Personal Brand)
  • Dedicated Facilities for Management students
  • Leadership Skills
  • Exclusive Mentoring & Placements
  • Futuristic Curriculum
  • GIBS offers one of the best PGDM courses in Bangalore

The Objectives of the Program

  • The programme develops individuals and assists them in realizing their full potential via collaborative efforts, practical training, consciousness, group activities, studies, industrial interaction, and research programs. The following are the program’s objectives:
  • To provide contemporary, comprehensive management education with a global outlook.
  • To develop a pool of professionals to fulfil the needs of the industry and business via frequent corporate interaction.
  • To develop responsible adults who are attentive to the achievement of society’s goals by utilizing GIBIAN ideals.
  • To continually encourage domestic and international engagement in order to make participants relevant.
  • To instill in trainees critical thinking, excellent communication skills, and a sense of teamwork.

Learning Objectives of the Program

  • Create a well-balanced mix of professional expertise, tactical awareness, and managerial abilities.
  • Guest lectures, case analysis, corporate engagement, and seminars are used to help management professionals develop a global attitude.
  • Identify business issues and provide efficient solutions.
  • Shastrian values can help to develop emotional and social consciousness.
  • Develop a stronger grasp of values in business leaders.
  • Improve cognitive abilities as well as verbal, writing, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate your ability to significantly evaluate the business environment using modern analytical techniques and software.