PGDM (Executive) – 15 Months

Programme Overview

The PGDM (Executive) is specially designed for working executives playing critical roles in their organisations and businesses. The programme provides them the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills along with their career.

To ensure competency building in specific domains the PGDM (Executive) Programme has been designed to impart experiential learning through real business cases, experience sharing and strong industry-linkage.


Graduation plus full time work experience of minimum five (5) years after graduation.


15 Months

Specialization in:

Business Analytics, Finance, Human Resource, Marketing, Operations and Strategy.

Focus Areas & Specialisations

PGDM (Executive) Business Analytics

Focus Area - Business Analytics & Data Science

The programme equip  students with the basic quantitative and analytical tools.

PGDM (Executive) Finance

Focus Area - Finance & Investing

The programme takes a realistic look into the broad aspects of Financial Management.

PGDM (Executive) Human Resource

Focus Area - Human Resources & Talent Management

The programme help participants move to higher human resource or training roles.

PGDM (Executive) Marketing

Focus Area - Marketing & Sales

The programme gives decision-makers a strong foundation in marketing concepts and skills.

PGDM (Executive) Operations

Focus Area - Operations & Project Management

The programme focuses on design, management of products, processes, services, and supply chains.

PGDM (Executive) Strategy

Focus Area - Strategy & Cross Functional Integration

The programme prepares participants to develop and implement effective strategic plans.

Programme Fee

Programme Fee (Two Semesters)

INR 1,10,000

*Exam, Project & Alumni Portal Registration Fee is additional

Semester Wise

INR 55,000

Mode of Payment

All digital modes of payment are accepted.

Who can Apply ?

Graduates with Experience:

Graduates with more than five years of professional experience.

Career Climbers:

Ambitious professionals aiming to advance their careers, switch industries, or step into leadership roles.

Career Changers:

Professionals ready to transition into business roles from other fields.

STEM Graduates:

Science and technology experts eager to excel in managerial roles.

Social Science Graduates:

Those with a background in social sciences, ready to add business acumen to their skillset.

Healthcare Professionals:

Medical and healthcare experts aiming to master the business side of their industry.

Hospitality Professionals:

Individuals in the hospitality sector seeking to boost their business and management expertise.

Aspiring Strategists:

Anyone eager to learn and understand cutting-edge business strategies.

Learner Experience

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, this is an AICTE approved programme.

As per the UGC guidelines gazette notification of MHRD dated 27.08.2018, the central government notifies that all the diplomas awarded through Open and Distance Learning mode approved by AICTE are recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the central government.

This programme offers specialization in six areas – Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, Operations, Business Analytics and Strategy. The student can also opt for Post Graduate Diploma in General Management.

PGDM-Executive is meant for working professionals with minimum 5 Years of full time work experience after graduation, it is a 15 months programme. However, any graduate with or without work experience can enrol in PGDM, it is a 24 months programme.

Students can opt for Dual Specialisation by choosing five (5) more elective courses from another specialization area. For Dual Specialisation, a student will study for one (1) additional semester and pay the applicable semester fee.

The maximum timeframe provided to complete the programme is double the stipulated duration of the programme i.e. 4 years for 2 years PGDM programme.

Multiple networking opportunities are provided to the students including the mentorship from senior alumni.

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from any recognized University or equivalent degree recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Yes, provided you submit Equivalence Certificate issued by AIU (Association of Indian Universities).

Aspirants may apply online through IMT CDL website.

INR 55,000/- per semester.
Exam, Project & Alumni Portal Registration Fee is additional.

Fee is payable before the start of every semester.

Fee can be paid in Online mode only.

Scholarships are applicable to 2 year PGDM Programme & 13 months PGCM programme only.

Yes, fee benefits are provided to corporate employee. This is subject to signing of MoU with IMT CDL.
 Please check with your HR department.
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This programme has total 56 credits to be earned in four semesters spread over 15 months.

Classes are conducted in both offline and online mode. Offline classes are held at the campus. Classes in online mode are conducted via Microsoft Teams.

Students are advised to attend the classes however it is not mandatory.

Recording of all the online sessions can be accessed through Learning Management System (LMS).

Assignments and End Term Examinations (ETE) are Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Foundation courses are the non-credit mandatory courses to prepare learners to orient towards management education.

Core Courses are fundamental courses of management that develop the knowledge base required to acquire higher order management skills. These are credit courses that are mandatory for all students to qualify.

Elective courses develop an in-depth knowledge in the chosen specialisation – HR, Marketing, Finance, Operations, Business Analytics and Strategy. These are choice-based courses that a student can opt based on their interest area of specialisation.

Yes, you can have a one-to-one counselling session with the faculty.


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