Key highlights of EPGDM

• The pedagogy includes blended learning, case studies and hands-on workshops.
• All classes will have recorded videos and course materials will be available online
• Course designed with an objective to enable career advancement
• Add on certification Six Sigma Greenbelt certification from KPMG & Business Analytics from IBM.
• Real life case based teaching methodology
• Senior faculty from industry with global exposure

About Bangalore University

Bangalore University is located in the Garden City of Bangalore aptly hailed as the “I.T. Capital of India”, was established in July 1964 as an off shoot of the University of Mysore, primarily to include institutions of higher learning located in the metropolitan city of Bangalore. Since 1964, Bangalore University has grown both in size and strength to include a large number of affiliated colleges, P.G. Centers with a rich diversity of programme options. The University is located on a sprawling 1100 acres campus named ‘Jnana Bharathi’ (JB). Bangalore University has come to be hailed as one of the largest affiliating universities of Asia. The University was re-accredited by NAAC in the year 2008 with ‘A’ Grade. According to India Today – Nielsen survey of May 31st 2010, Bangalore University ranks 13th in the list of 50 top Universities in the Country.

About Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

ISME offers the one year PGDM program of Bangalore University and offers a multiple learning opportunity with specializations (Marketing, Human Resource Management and Business Administration) thereby appreciating the need for developing cross-functional perspectives in business. The program has been designed by Bangalore University. This in turn has been streamlined with inputs from ISME’s illustrious Business Advisory Council, to keep it in sync with the needs of an ever changing market place.

This program is especially designed for motivated, working professionals to grow into specific, executive positions in their careers. It primarily concentrates on over all development of Individuals with a worldwide industry scenario. The qualification, when allied with relevant experience and proven organizational achievements, would enable students to achieve personal and professional effectiveness and to get a strategic perspective, all key qualities desired in today’s fluid business environment.

The PGDM program is divided into 3 terms with specializations being offered in the second term. Below is a brief overview of the PGDM program.

Core Subjects(Term I)Specialization Courses (Term II)Certifications & Customized Electives (Term III)
Management Process

Organizational Behavior and Development

Business Ethics’ / Human Values

Organizational Communication
Marketing Management
Marketing Management
Advertising& Brand Management
Marketing of Services
International Marketing

Human Resources Management
International Human Resource Management
Organizational Culture, Change & Development
Employee Relations Management
Labor Legislation

Business Administration
Accounting for Management
Marketing Management
Financial Management
Human Resource Management
  • Business Analytics- IBM
  • Six Sigma- KPMG
  • Project Management
Customized Electives*
  • Digital Marketing
  • Digital Manufacturing (Industry 4.0)
  • Innovation & Technology Management
  • International Management
  • Collaborations & Strategic Alliances
  • Entrepreneurship & Family Business
  • Commercial Aspects of Doing Business in India
*Only electives that meet the minimum enrolment criteria will be offered.

Certifications & Value-added Courses

Business Analytics using R & Excel (6 weekends)

With businesses having to grapple with increasing amounts of data, the need for data analysis has intensified in recent years. In this course, students will learn how to carry out cluster analysis and principal components analysis using R & Excel. It will empower students with predictive analytics, data mining, data manipulation, data ingestion & data visualization techniques. R is the new and fastest growing Business Analytics platform and has in a short span of time become one of the key software for data analysis.

Business Analytics for All (Certification by IBM: 4 weekends)

The Business Analytics Certification by IBM is designed keeping in mind the time constraints and learning requirements of working professionals. This program is designed to transform candidates to business ready analytics professionals through hands on experiential learning on relevant IBM tools

Six Sigma Green Belt (Certification by KPMG: 5 days)

Six Sigma professionals are some of the most sought after individuals because of the value they bring in and their ability to significantly improve the processes and make a positive impact on the organizational goals. The course covers the basic requirements of Six Sigma methodology and its application for real-world problems or process improvement. The course sharpens participants’ business acumen and commitment to improving work process at all levels, impacting financials and customer satisfaction and even deriving strategic benefits.

Project Management (5 weekends)

ISME students will undergo a rigorous Project management training which will equip them with the knowledge and discipline required to effectively plan, manage, execute, and control projects regardless of industry. They’ll learn all about the most popular project management methodologies that help organizations deliver successful projects.

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Admission to the program at ISME is highly competitive.
The Admission Office reviews applications on an individual basis looking at both quantitative and qualitative aspects of an applicant’s professional and academic background. An elaborate selection process is followed to ensure quality enrollment.
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PGDM (Bangalore University)
Candidates with 50% percent marks in aggregate in Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree of a recognized University are eligible for admission.

Preference will be given to candidates with work experience.

Every applicant seeking admission to ISME needs to fill the Application Form, attach the required documents (transcripts, extra-curricular certificates, predicted grades, letters of recommendation etc.) and submit the completed application to ISME’s Admission Office.

Students need to appear for an aptitude test for assessing their proficiency in English & Mathematics if required.

Shortlisted candidates are called for an interview with a panel of experts from ISME

Based on the review of the application & recommendation of the interview panel, the admission committee invites selected students for admission to the program.

Admitted candidates are sent the Admission Offer letter. The admission would be final only after the receipt of confirmation of Admission Acceptance from the candidate and payment of ISME admission fee.
ISME is committed to assisting students in finding the necessary financial resources for their education and will assist in providing the necessary information for obtaining a bank loan. ISME has institutional approval from banks like Bank of India, Central Bank of India, Union Bank of India, Punjab National Bank and Credila. Students in the past have received loans from State Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Canara Bank, Bank of India, Central Bank of India and many other nationalized banks.

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Management Excellence,
Sy. No. 88, Chembanahalli, Near Dommasandra Circle, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore-562125
Ph: 880 612345

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