1. PGDM
  2. Programme Feature
  3. First Year PGDM
  4. Second Year PGDM
  5. Specializations
  6. Beyond Academics

Our PGDM is designed for those who seek a programme that mixes theoretical knowledge with the realities of the workplace; a programme where group work, lectures, seminars, real business challenges and master classes are a natural combination; and a programme where the combined thoughts of first class academics, experienced practitioners, fellow students and career development experts are each valued as part of the teaching and learning experience.

The PGDM programme will challenge your perceptions, surprise you with the introduction of new perspectives on contemporary management issues and enhance your ability to manage through complex, dynamic and uncharted national or international business environments.

DURATION: 2 years
  • Marketing, Finance
  • Marketing, Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • PGDM curriculum co-designed with industry
  • Programmes offered are full time and in regular mode, enhancing students brand value in the job market
  • PGDM Programme is AICTE Approved and in the same class as that offered by the IIMs, XLRI,MDI and other leading PGDM B-Schools
  • Dual specialization option in two functional areas, enhancing the employability of students even in difficult job markets
  • Super Specialization in international Business
  • Multiple skills development in students ensuring horizontal and vertical career move
  • Induction Programme at the beginning of the course to ensure soft-landing into the rigorous of B-School education
  • Bridge Courses during Pre-term to ensure that students from different streams are on the same footing
  • Harvard Business School Simulation games
  • Application oriented programme
  • Case study driven approach, incorporating Harvard Business School cases
  • Real-life case studies
  • Global Excellence Trail (optional)


During the first year of the programme, the student is grounded in core management. The courses provide a solid foundation in the management discipline which will lead the student towards his areas of specialization


Orientation – Accounting, Principles of Management, Workshops & Events, Case Analysis Methodologies, Two day outbound Leadership programme.


Semester 1

  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Accounting for Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Business Law
  • Business Communication
  • Business Oriented Computer Applications
  • Organizational Study

Semester 2

  • Business Research Methods
  • Corporate Finance
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Corporate Strategy
  • International Business
  • Quality & Productivity Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Summer Internship Project

During the second year, the student gets the opportunity to specialize in two areas – one in his area of major concentration and the other in a chosen minor. Students have the opportunity to specialize in Marketing, Finance, HR and International Business.
The required courses and electives in the different functional areas are as follows:


The student gets the opportunity to implement theoretical frameworks during the Research project and summer internship in an organization for period of six to eight weeks.


Course supplements shall include functional labs, current event analysis, concepts review, career counseling, GD skills development, interview skills and a plethora of activities


Semester 3

  • Logistic & Supply Chain Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Banking
  • Marketing Elective 1
  • Marketing Elective 2
  • Marketing Elective 3
  • Fi / HR Elective Subject 1
  • Fi / HR Elective Subject 2
  • Fi / HR Elective Subject 3
  • Fi / HR Elective Subject 4

Semester 4

  • Marketing Elective 4
  • Marketing Elective 5
  • Marketing Elective 6 
  • Fi / HR Elective Subject 5
  • Fi / HR Elective Subject 6
  • Fi / HR Elective Subject 7
  • Fi / HR Elective Subject 8
  • Project Report & Viva Voce


  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Retail Management
  • Sales & Distribution Management
  • Marketing Communication
  • Service Marketing
  • International Marketing
  • Marketing Strategy


  • Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management
  • Business Taxation
  • International Finance
  • Financial Markets & Instruments
  • Wealth Management
  • Risk & Control Strategy
  • Finance Strategy
  • Wealth Management
  • Project Finance


  • Training & Development
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Learning Organization & Performance Management
  • International HRM
  • Strategic HRM
  • Industrial Relations & Labour Law
  • Organization Development & Change Management


  • Foreign Trade Management 1
  • Foreign Trade Management 2
  • Negotiation Skills for International Business
  • International Derivative Markets
  • International Financial Reporting
  • MNC Corporate Governance
  • MNC Logistics and SCM
  • E-Commerce Geopolitics
  • Managing partnerships and networks
  • Dissertation

The Advanced Leadership Program is spread across semesters. To succeed as a Leader and a Manager, it is necessary to conquer fear, shed inhibitions, develop a “never say die attitude” and be resilient.  These qualities are ingrained in students’ right at the start of the program during an outbound activity lasting two days.  These qualities are reinforced constantly during the all semesters in JIME. A follow on survival camp helps during the 3rd semester gives a finishing touch.  


The Current event analysis on a daily basis and the concept review that takes place once a week are activities that help the JIME student linked with global events, corporate actions like mergers, acquisitions, share splits etc., political developments, consumer preferences, technological advances etc.  The sessions help connect concepts learnt in the class room to happenings in the real world.


A compulsory component of the program is a industry related research project spread over two months carried out under the guidance of both an industry mentor and an academic mentor.

Students are also encouraged to publish research papers and present them at conferences in institute like IIT Kharagpur, University of Mysore etc.
Huge numbers of seminars and workshops are delivered by industry leaders and domain experts all through the year.  National level workshops are organized at JIME at least twice in a year.  These program ensure a high level of industry connects. 


An organizational study of about three weeks and Summer Internship of eight weeks complete the industry connects for students.  Each student is exposed to the variety of real world corporate experiences during his internships.
JIME teams regularly win intercollegiate competitions during management fests held in b-schools across India..  
As a school that prides itself on its broad international reach, JIME offers a very unique “International Industry Exposure”. As part of their study of International Business they embark on an ‘excellence trail’ which takes them into companies, academic institutions of excellence and infrastructural showpieces.


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