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ISB&M Offers

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) Programme
These programmes are recognized by the
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi
2 Year Dual Specialization Programme



Human Resource Management

Insurance & Risk Management

Supply Chain Operation Management (Only for Engineers)

Media & Communication

Business Analytics (Offered only in Bangalore campus)

ISB&M Programme is a blend of courses and workshops which helps the students to maintain and build their business acumen and competencies. ISB&M offers PGDM programme which are approved by AICTE.

The program is designed to maximize a student’s learning by dividing the course into two categories-

  • Core Courses
  • Elective Courses


A student is required to complete 135 credits courses to complete PGDM program. The Course curriculum comprises of core courses and elective courses with following credit point’s details:

Courses Credits
Core Courses 66
Elective Courses 60
Summer Internship 6
Dissertation 3
Total no. of Credits 135

Core Courses

Marketing Management I Business Communication
Marketing Management II Business Law
Financial Management Digitalization of Business
Human Resource Management I Business Research Methodology
Human Resource Management II Business Environment
Organizational Behavior Business Strategy & Policy
Operations Management I Organizational Leadership
Operations Management II Entrepreneurship
Supply Chain Management Business Analytics
Quantitative Techniques I Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
Quantitative Techniques II Management Information System
Managerial Economics I Managerial Economics II

Foundation Courses

IT for managers (Foundation Course)
Financial Accounting (Foundation Course)
Principle & Practices of Management

Elective Courses

For each of the PGDM Programmes, a student has to select courses equivalent to 60 credit points in any of the following combination:

  • Marketing with Finance
  • Finance with Marketing
  • Marketing with Media & Communication
  • Insurance & Risk Management with Marketing/Finance
  • Marketing/ Finance/ IRM / HR with Supply Chain & Operations Management (only for Engineers)
  • Human Resource with Marketing
  • Human Resource with Industrial Relations

The Evaluation of a student depends upon these parameters -

Continuous Evaluation End term Exam
Quizzes, Assignments Live Projects Case Analysis Comprehensive Viva Mid Term Exam 70% 30%

ISB&M students need to create the right blend between the core courses and elective courses.

Marketing Management

Marketing Research
Sales and Distribution
Product & Brand Management
Service Marketing
B2B Marketing
Consumer Behavior
Customer Relationship Management
Marketing of Financial Services
Retail Management
Integrated Marketing Communication
Digital Marketing
International Marketing
Rural Marketing
Strategic Marketing
Marketing Metrics
Luxury Marketing
Responsible & Sustainable Marketing

Finance Management

Corporate Finance
Financial Markets & Services
Banking Management
Financial Statement Analysis
Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
International Finance
Fixed Income Securities
Financial planning & Wealth Management
Derivatives Options & Futures
Financial Modeling
Investment Banking
Corporate Taxation
Behavioral Finance
Strategic Financial Management
Treasury Management
Alternative investment & Hedging
Credit Risk & Rating Management
Development Economics
Project Finance

Human Resource and Industrial Relations

Organizational Behavior
Human Resource Management 1 (HR Students)
Organizational structure, design & theory
Training and Development
Performance Management System
Competency Based Recruitment
Advanced Human Resource Planning
Organizational Change & development
Executive Compensation
Talent Management
Strategic Human Resource Management
Assessment & Development Centre (Including Psychometrics)
Global Human Resource Management
Diversity Management
HR Issues in Mergers and Acquisition
Wage and salary administration (including incentives)
Trade Union and Industrial Relations
Labour Laws – I
Negotiation Skills & Collective Bargaining
Labour Laws – II
Industrial discipline
Labour Laws- III
Grievance Management
Consulting Executive Search

Insurance & Risk Management

Insurance Management
Risk Management
Financial Markets & Services
Life Insurance Practices
General Insurance Practices
Health Insurance Practices
Security Analysis & portfolio Management
Project Risk management
Financial Risk Management
Business Risk Environment
Information Risk Management
Credit Risk & Rating Management
Development Economics
Commodity Risk Management
Forex Risk Management

Supply Chain and Operation Management

Supply Chain Management
Project Management
Total Quality Management
Warehousing & Material Handling
Procurement & Vendor Management
Land, Sea and Air Logistics
Enterprise Resource Planning
Logistics & Distribution Management
Pricing & Revenue Management
Services Operational Management
Risk Management in SCM
Theory of Constraints
World Class Manufacturing
Lean Supply Chain Management
Systems Engineering

Media & Communication

Introduction to Media & Communication
Introduction to Media Planning & Management
Introduction to Graphics and Design
Introduction to Photography
Introduction to Journalism
Introduction to Public Relations
Content Development
Introduction to Videography
Form of Narrative
Event Management
Media Laws
Visual Communication
Digital Media
Radio as a Marketing Tool
Development Communication
Media Operations and Management
Account Planning & Ad Agency Management
Marketing Research
Branding & Communication Strategies

Business Analytics

Tools for Data Science like R, Python, Excel etc.
Business Problem solving and Exploratory Data Analytics
Exploratory Data Analytics, Big Data and SQL
Analysing interesting trends found in the data
Machine Learning and Advanced Machine Learning
Using machine learning to build better predictive algorithms
Applying feature transformations for machine learning models
Marketing, Web and Social Media Analytics
Creating visualizations ,Building APIs for data consumption
Open Source Solutions using Digital Assistants and Virtual Services
IoT Networks, Problems and Management Solutions
Descriptive, Predictive and Prescriptive Analysis
Supply Chain and Logistics Analytics
HR and People Analytics

The ISB&M Post-Graduate Programme is ideally suited to graduates who are aiming to develop long term high profile corporate career and wish to seek promising opportunities.

ISB&M envisage its PGDM programme as a learning program. The institute considers itself as a community that are defined by three core qualities inspiring and sharing success, thinking fearlessly and driving total transformation. The learning program @ ISB&M is designed to develop skills, attitude of endurance, independence and rational choice that builds lifelong relationship. Aligning with the three core qualities of ISB&M, the academic learning program through its systems and processes strive to drive ransformation among students and develop their vision and ingredient required to achieve it. Academic Learning Programme has following characteristics


Competency driven learning programme at ISB&M blends concept, theories and information with development of cognitive, social, emotional and leadership competencies. Post Graduate Programme at ISB&M is spread over six trimesters that includes classroom learning, action oriented development and clearly focused culture and values.


At ISB&M, multiple teaching methods are used. Lectures, case analysis, group projects, business simulations, management games, live assignments, syndicates etc. form the core of the learning programme. Students are divided into groups of 10- 12 for syndicates and 5-6 for group projects in each course. The programme structure is developed in such a manner that it strikes a perfect balance between conceptual and practical skills. It fosters the development of the following competencies essential for today's competitive environment.

  • Professionalism
  • Business analytical skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Pro-activeness
  • Leadership Skills


Summer internship is a requisite part of ISB&M's curriculum which helps the student to gain experience thereby enhancing their knowledge, understanding of management problem, operational issue and functioning of the corporate. The duration of summer internship program is around 8 to 10 weeks.


The dissertation is included in the course to make an in-depth study in order to conceptualize and analyze the different aspects of managerial studies.


ISB&M has introduced a foundation course which ensures that the students have a proficiency level in the fundamental analytical skills which are required for any business manager. It includes IT skills, Mathematics, Accountancy and Communication Skills.


The module aims to inculcate soft skills and competencies like leadership skills, professionalism, team spirit, and problem solving skills, application of concepts, pro-activeness and make students rock solid professionals ready to combat all challenges.


These are small groups where topical and contemporary issues are discussed and analyzed. Concepts and business models are included in each course.


The learning program @ ISB&M emphasizes on learners self-generated ability to control, manage and plan the learning process. Hence, the self regulated learning is achieved through the interaction of a) monitoring ones action b) evaluation of one's performance and c) ones response to performance outcomes.


GSS provides flexible study process and schedule that helps the learners to develop conceptual understanding of the subjects and build ability to articulate her/his thoughts cogently.


Under Work Integrated Learning, the learners are well equipped with enhance employability skills to execute effectively at the work place through exposure to authentic work practices and applying skills and knowledge in real world setting. Through immersive learning workshop and guest talks, the institute provides periodic exposures to the students.


Learners through their reflections on doing helps them to access real-time coaching and feedback, development of team work and application of knowledge. Tutorials @ ISB&M is one of the form of experiential learning that provides students an opportunity to work in small group on contemporary topics.


ISB&M believes and nurtures the holistic perspectives in problem solving approaches through its rich alumni resources, huge network of top executives across various functional domain, consultancy assignments, teaching cases and live projects.


Each student @ ISB&M is important. The academic program continuously monitors and provides feedback periodically. The feedback process is further narrow down to each student with an objective of executing single, clear and observable action .


Professional Leadership Program address learners competencies through exposing to set of activities. It is envisaged that the Professional leadership program will assist students in building competencies in numerous areas verbal skills, problem solving skills, critical thinking, social influence skills, emotional maturity, action orientation and personal excellence.


Each faculty, while giving the course outline, indicates his/her criteria for evaluating/ grading at the beginning of the Term.

In general, evaluation will be based on a combination of tutorials, quizzes, assignments, project work, level of class participation, Mid Term Examination, End Term Examination etc.

Grading follows the system of 6 quality points. The quality points used on the graduated evaluation scale are:

Grades A+ A B+ B C+ C F
Quality Points 6 5 4 3 2 1 0
Range Of Marks above 76 71-75 66-70 61-65 56-60 51-55 <50

Post Graduate Programme portfolio at ISB&M campuses

Every student at ISB&M has different needs and learning style with career plans. Programme portfolio offers you an opportunity to structure your career by mixing to create portfolio for your career needs. We choose to blend out of available specialization to create your own unique career.

Pune-Nande Pune-Mulshi Kolkata Bangalore



Human Resource

Supply Chain & Operations

Insurance & Risk Management

Media and Communication

Business Analytics

Inter Campus Exchange Programme

A student who wants to blend different programmes of specialization can choose to attend one trimester at any other ISB&M campus.

Available At:

ISB&M Pune (Nande)

ISB&M Pune (Mulshi)

ISB&M Kolkata

ISB&M Bangalore

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