PGDM Program

PGDM + PGPIRE (Dual Degree)

with Dual Specialization Programme

AICTE Approved, MoE, Govt. of India

PGDM Program by Best PGDM College form Bangalore GIBS Business School

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 (BA)

Digital Marketing (DM)

FinTech Management

MarTech Management

HRTech Management

PGDM Trimester Curriculum 2023-2025 (Approved by AICTE)

Sl. No.Sub. CodeTrimester I (July – Nov.)


Orientation Programme3 Weeks
101CP01Business Statistics – I3
201CP02Management and Behavioural Process3
301CP03Accounting for Managers3
401CP04Mangerial Economics3
501CP05Marketing Management – I3
601CP06Spread Sheet for Decision Making(SSDM)1
71IRE07Innovation – I2
81IRE08Research – I2
91IRE09Entrepreneurship – I2
101PMP10CPMP – L11
IRE Talks – SME/Webinar/VAP4 Nos
Industrial Visit/Outbound Training1
Total Credits23
Sl. No.Sub. CodeTrimester II (Dec. – Feb.)Credits
1102CP11Business Statistics – II3
1202CP13Human Capability Management – I3
1302CP14Corporate Finance – I3
1402CP15Macro Economics2
1502CP16Marketing Management – II3
1602CP17Spread Sheet for Decision Making(SSDM)1
1702CP18Production and Operations Management3
182IRE18Innovation(Design Thinking) – II2
192IRE19Research – II2
202IRE20Entrepreneurship – II2
212PMP21CPMP – L21
222BMP22Business Mastery Programme(BMP)1
2302SIP23Social Internship Project (SIP)1
IRE Talks – SME/Webinar/VAP4 Nos
Industrial Visit/Outbound Training1
Total Credits27
Sl. No.Sub. CodeTrimester III (Mar. – May)


2403CP24Applied Operations Research3
2503CP25Human Capability Management – II2
2603CP26Corporate Finance – II3
2703CP27International Business3
2803CP28Selling Skills2
2903CP29Introduction to Business Analytics2
3003CP30Business Law2
313IRE31Innovation – III2
323IRE32Research – III2
333IRE33Entrepreneurship – III2
343PMP34CPMP – L31
IRE Talks – SME/Webinar/VAP4 Nos
Industrial Visit/Outbound Training1
Total Credits24
Sl. No.Sub. CodeTrimester IV (Sep. – Nov.)Credits
3504CP35Project Management3
364___36Elective – I (Specialization-1)3
374___37Elective – II (Specialization-1)3
384___38Elective – III (Specialization-1)3
394___39Elective – I (Specialization-2)3
404___40Elective – II (Specialization-2)3
414___41Elective – III (Specialization-2)3
424SBT42SBT – HR/Marketing/Finance1
434IIP43Industrial Internship Project(IIP)5
444PMP44CPMP – L41
IRE Talks – SME/Webinar/VAP4 Nos
Global Immersion Programme(Optional)
Total Credits28
Sl. No.Sub. CodeTrimester V (Dec. – Feb.)


4505CP45Strategic Management2
465___46Elective – IV (Specialization-1)3
475___47Elective – V (Specialization-1)3
485___48Elective – IV (Specialization-2)3
495___49Elective – V (Specialization-2)3
Total Credits15
Sl. No.Sub. CodeTrimester VI (Mar. – May)Credits
516___50Elective – VI (Specialization-1)3
526___51Elective – VI (Specialization-2)3
536MOC52MOOC (6 – 8 Weeks)1
54Placement PreparationsM
Total Credits7

* SME – Subject Matter Expert
* VAP – Value Added Programme
* MOOC – Massive Open Online Course
* CPMP – Certification in Personal Mastery Programme
* BMP – Business Mastery Programme
* M – Mandatory

* Subject to change by the BOS Committee and as per the industry requirement

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
  • Innovation, Research & Entrepreneurship (IRE) Program

Dual Degree (PGDM + PGP-IRE) with Dual Specialization Programme

  • 1 Year PGP-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.
PGDM Program by Best PGDM College form Bangalore GIBS Business School Students