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Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), established in 1993 in Mysore, offers a dynamic curriculum blending a modern approach yet rooted in ethics and values, to ensure the managers graduating from its campus contribute effectively to the society and help in problem solving. Read the article to know everything about the curriculum offered by SDMIMD.

Admission Open For PGDM 2023-25

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EligibilityPost Graduate Diploma in Management

The two year full-time residential flagship program aims to advance management thinking and practices that is rooted in Indian values and ethos yet global in relevance.

  • Eligibility
  1. Candidates with valid CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT/ATMA/MAT scores or Graduates/Final Year Graduation Students appearing for CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT/ATMA/MAT.
  2. Full-time graduation in any discipline recognised by the UGC/AIU.
  3. Consistent academic record of 50% or more in 10th, 12th and degree.
  • Courses

PGDM includes all the courses that will help students gain an insight into business and management and cover all aspects to be ready for the real-world work environment.

Some of the courses offered in PGDM by SDMIMD are listed below Term Wise.

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Financial Reporting and Analysis

Advanced-Data Analysis

Corporate Finance

Finance: Financial Derivatives


Project Appraisal

Finance: Behavioural Finance 

Fundamentals of Data Analysis

Business Ethics Governance and Social Responsibilities

International Business

Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management

Mergers & Acquisitions

Corporate Tax Planning

Human Resources Management

Costing for Decision-Making

Knowledge Seminar

Financial Institutions and Markets

International Finance

Cases in Finance

Information Technology for Management

Understanding IS in Organizations 

Project Management

Systems: Managing Software Projects

Advanced Corporate Finance & Analytics

Strategic Financial Management-
International Perspective

Managerial Communication

Managerial Communication – II


Designing and Managing Business Databases

Risk Management in Banks and
Financial Institutions

Systems: Social Media, Mobility, Analytics & Cloud

Marketing Communication

 Marketing Management – II 

Marketing Research

Data Analysis using R

Systems: Enterprise Resource Planning 



Understanding People in Organizations

Organizational Dynamics

Operations: Production, Planning & Control

Business Intelligence 

IT Security, Audit & Governance 

  Operations Management Social Relevant Project Lean & Green Management  BIG Data Technologies Operations: Business Processing Modelling 

Marketing: Business Marketing 

Managing Cloud Services Marketing: Consumer Behaviour 
       Sales and Distribution Management Operations: Logistics and Supply Chain Management  Services Marketing 
      Integrated Marketing Communication Strategic Quality Management Marketing Analytics 
      Strategic Marketing  Marketing: Retail Management  HR: Emotional Intelligence and Understanding Self 
      HR: Talent Management Digital Marketing International HRM
      Compensation Management Marketing Metrics Business Analytics: Machine Learning in Practice 
      Work Place Learning & Development HR: Advanced Recruitment & Selection   

General Core: Strategic Management

HR Metrics and Analytics   
         Performance Management  
  • Socially Relevant Project

To sensitize students to social issues and instil in them the values, ethics, social awareness that would make them better business executives than their peers from other institutes. Through this, students understand the application of management principles to social issues and add meaning and purpose to their learning at the institute.

  • Summer Internship Project
  1. Mandatory requirement for all students pursuing PGDM course from SDMIMD.
  2. The internship provides an opportunity to students to put the theories they learn in the classroom into application and gain practical experience.
  3. The duration of the internship is 6 to 8 weeks.

EligibilityPGDM Highlights

Diversity-Students from more than 20 states of India come to study at SDMIMD.

Harvard Business School’s publications are used to aid the case-based pedagogy.

Students pursuing PGDM at SDMIMD have the advantage of proving their mettle and securing attractive placement opportunities.

Expert guidance-Eminent speakers from India and abroad are invited to interact with students.

The institute organizes international conferences, attended by experts from India and abroad.

The institute offers scholarships to meritorious students.

International Faculty is invited to teach modules of the program. This gives students an international perspective as well.

Students gain leadership and organisational skills as they organise ‘Naissance’,the students’ driven management fest.

The program focuses on Business Ethics, Values and Wellness Management.

SDMIMD’s PGDM Program prepares you for the challenges of the future. The program nurtures the skillsets that enable students to become successful managers and entrepreneurs.

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