Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) Executive

Fifteen-months full-time AICTE approved and AACSB accredited residential programme in Business Management for Working Professionals.

Introducing the Programme

The PGDM (Executive) program of IMT Ghaziabad is a Full Time AICTE approved 15 month specialized residential course for working aimed at provided focused academic exposure in business studies for Working professionals. The Executive Program is currently rated 8th in the country by CNBC TV18.

Speaking about the magnetism of Executive Program, Director, IMT Ghaziabad said, “The PGDM-Executive curriculum at IMT is constantly monitored and frequently revised to incorporate cutting-edge management theories. It is enriched by inputs not just from the finest in the academia but also from highly competent industry facing resources. We bring a global perspective to our education by fostering exchange programs with leading business schools across the world. Our international adjunct faculty members ensure that our students gain cross-cultural insights that facilitate business acumen. The program offers unparalleled access to a broad range of global study opportunities to Students and makes them experience the complete immersion in global markets and develop local knowledge that cultivates global expertise.”

The program encapsulates a broad range of concepts including actual case studies with simulations, real life projects, debates & discussions with senior executives of organizations, start-ups and consulting projects, and from the students themselves. It provides a beacon for the fastest learning and pedagogy experience and uniquely equips the students to adapt and evolve to the needs of global business environment.

Karthik Venkat, Team Lead (Online Sales), Google India Pvt Ltd, an alumni of PGDM- Executive Program said, “lEducation at IMT has given me a totally different perspective, which I always value in both – personal & professional life. I will always remember the thoughtful conversations I had with my friends & faculty during the case presentations, projects etc.

Over the length of the 15-month course, students spend 12 months on campus honing their knowledge and skills and the remaining three months working in real time with companies, applying what they have learned to actual industry-based projects.

Programme highlights

The highlights of the program are as follows:

  • Contemporary course curriculum
  • Curriculum weaved in with five modules of foundation, functional, international, customization and integration
  • Self learning Harvard Online Modules
  • Strong industry interface
  • A full International term at partner schools
  • Business Simulation
  • Communication Assessment
  • Mentor-Mentee Program
  • Consulting projects


The learning and pedagogy experience in the PGDM (Executive) course encompasses a broad range of concepts: actual case studies with simulations; real life projects; debates; discussions with senior executives of organizations, start-ups and consulting projects; and from the students themselves.

As minimum of five years of work experience is mandatory to enter this program. This is due to the fact that (a) it is a fast tracked program and students need some prior practical knowledge in the field to be able to grasp and understand the concepts and b) the students from a wide cross-section of business and industry share their knowledge and expertise. This enhances the classroom discussions, adding to the educational value of the program.

The IMT Ghaziabad’s PGDM (Executive) Program is highly appreciated and recognised in the corporate world. In addition, IMT also focuses in student exchange programmes with reputed B-schools worldwide, enabling its students to develop cross-cultural insights and perspectives to better understand global business.


Selection Process

Admission to the PGDM (Executive) program requires score(s) obtained in CAT / XAT / GMAT, followed by Personal Academic Discussion (PAD) process.


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