PGP in ManagementIndian Institute of Management Lucknow
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- Post Graduate Diploma
PGP in Management
"Good practice flows from strong theory" - this is the credo of the Post Graduate Program (PGP) at IIM Lucknow. The PGP is designed to develop professional managers with the strong conceptual fundamentals and skills required to manage businesses of the future, while giving them the vision to determine what the future will be.
The objectives of the program are to enable its graduates to
Understand the socio-economic, political, technological and ecological environment of modern societies and their characteristic values
Acquire the prevailing state-of-art knowledge and skills in the basic disciplines and functional areas of management
Develop analytical and innovative attitudes and skills so as to facilitate change and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of organisational systems
Develop values and proactive attitudes for societal well being
This program is a two year, full time, residential program. The students meeting the program requirements are awarded the Post Graduate Diploma in Management.
The PGP continually challenges the students to be prepared for tomorrow. Courses are redesigned every year with feedback from the industry. New courses are introduced at an impressive rate each year. This helps in incorporating the latest concepts and paradigms into the curriculum even as the world is awakening to the need.
The PGP also prepares the students to take up multiple responsibilities and energizes them for the fast-track performance expected of them. The curriculum, by any standards, is rigorous. Assignments, live and simulated projects, periodic evaluations and demanding academic schedules ensure that the student develops skills in managing time and working efficiently and effectively. This is what makes managers from IIM Lucknow a cut above the rest in challenging situations.
The curriculum is designed to impart knowledge and skills considered essential for managers to operate successfully in the increasingly dynamic and complex environment. It sharpens and deepens the student's understanding at different levels:
The individual in the organisational setting; The environmental context of the organisation; The dynamics of organisational functioning; and The analytical tools and techniques required in the management of organisation effectively Understanding the interdependent nature of organisational dynamics and its managerial implications is the basic thrust of the curriculum. It helps the student acquire conceptual and analytical abilities required for making and implementing managerial decisions effectively.
The First Year academic work, spread over three terms, is a compulsory package of 22 foundation (core) courses designed to provide basic knowledge of concepts, tools and techniques in various functional areas and relevant disciplines.
The two-month compulsory Summer Training in industrial and business organisations follows the first year course work. The summer training is aimed at providing exposure to the real life working environment. Students are required to work on specific, time-bound organisation related assignments.
The Second Year academic work, spread over three terms, comprises two compulsory courses of integrative nature along with a package of 15 elective courses of advanced and applied nature. These provide students the opportunity to develop in depth understanding and concentration in the areas of their special interest. The students can also take up to two Courses of Independent Study (CIS) as elective, or one Dissertation Project which is equivalent to two elective courses spread over Term-V and Term-VI.
The entire package of courses is regularly reviewed, modified, updated and augmented keeping in view the industry requirements, latest developments in the specific subject areas and changes in the social and geo-political scenario that impinge on the management practices.