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  • PGDM Program

    ISM Patna offers a two-year full time Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), equivalent to MBA, approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. It is a well researched programme designed specifically to cater to the needs of Industry. The entire PGDM/MBA program has been divided into 6 trimesters. In the first year of the program, students learn the fundamentals of management. In the second year they are offered to choose from the different specializations offered by the college. presently specialization in the areas of - Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, IT Management etc . are being offered. At the end of the first year students are required to do two month internship in companies, which exposes them to real work situations and helps them integrate and synchronize their conceptual understanding with business realities.

    PGDM Program

    The core focus of the course is the development of global leaders with strong technical business knowledge and to foster innovation. Team based learning forms the core of the teaching methodology of the course.


    iconDevelop high degree of analytical skills to meet the challenges of the corporate world.

    iconDevelop a habit of strategic thinking for competitive advantages among future business leaders.

    iconFoster entrepreneurial qualities for leading changes and adapting best practices sharing among students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

    iconDevelop interpersonal and soft skills.

    iconDevelop leadership skills with continuous monitoring and mentoring.

    iconDevelop managerial talent with a high degree of competence and compassion and to increase understanding of ethical values.


    First Year Courses

    Trimester 1 Trimester 2 Trimester 3
    Marketing Management - I Marketing Management - II Marketing Research
    Organization Behavior -I Organization Behavior -II Human Recourse Management
    MFinancial Accounting Cost Accounting Financial Management
    Mathematics for Management Statistics Management Information System
    Microeconomics Microeconomics Production Management and Operation Research
    IT in Management -I IT in Management -I Business Law
    Managerial Communication - I Managerial Communication - II Summer Internship (2 Month)

    Second Year Courses

    Core Courses

    Strategic Management
    CG Business Ethics
    Taxation in Business Decision

    Apart from the core courses which are compulsory Courses, students have the option to choose from a wide Range of electives in the areas of Marketing, Finance & Human Resources Management.

    Admission & Selection Process

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