Birla Institute of Management Technology PGDM

BIMTECH Bhubaneswar, (Birla Institute of Management Technology PGDM) offers a two-year full-time Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Management which is approved by AICTE. This programme has the advantage of using a rich knowledge capital, developed by the G.Noida campus over the last 25 years.

Admission into the programme is screened based on qualifying any one of these competitive exams i.e. CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/GMAT. Thereafter, Written Essays / GD and Personal Interview process is conducted with the support of senior corporate managers to select students for the programmes. Final selection into the program involves suitable weightages allocated for Work Experience, Academic and Professional Qualifications, Regional background etc.

PGDM is conducted in close association with the industry. From the admission of the students to the designing of the curriculum and providing opportunities for short term projects, summer internship and final placement, they are our partners. The rigorous regime inculcates in the participants the ability to work under pressure, multi-tasking besides giving them a strong academic base. Wading through classes, guest lectures, presentations and assignments, students also learn time management, which is an essential requirement for being a successful manager.

The PGDM programme is divided into six trimesters. Marketing, Finance, HR or Operations is offered as a specialization from the third trimester. Students are also exposed to the corporate world through industry-academia interface, special guest lectures, workshops, summer internship and short term projects, all of which are a part of the course design and has to be compulsorily taken up by the students. Live projects and industrial visits, jointly guided by the industry managers and faculty, develop students’ understanding of modern business processes and practices. A two month summer internship assignment with a corporate is mandatory between the first and second year. In addition, students complete 2 -3 short term projects as well.

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Programme Objectives

  • The PGDM programme is meant for those who want to shape their career in business and excel in it, based on acquiring a strong academic background.
  • The course structure provides flexibility for innovation and experimentation depending on the learning needs and demands of the knowledge economy.
  • The PGDM programme is designed on the principle that a proper balance of theory and practice is needed to aid Managerial skill formation for effective decision-making and problem solving in the globalised environment.

Special Features of the Programme
  • Industry Employability Enhancement Programmes(IEEP) through special modules
  • Teaching-Learning environment with modern Audio-visual facilities
  • Regular Interaction with stalwarts from Industry and Academia from both India and abroad
  • Opportunity for International Student Exchange Programme with partner Universities/ institutes
  • Opportunity for on-the-job training through Industry Internship Programmes(IIPs) and Short Term Live Projects(STLPs)
  • Add-on opportunity to learn through compulsory Foreign Language Module
  • Support for Industry Internship and Placements

Facilities for Learning

  • World class classroom fully equipped with multimedia facilities-based on participatory style of learning.
  • State of the art Library with access to world class facilities for academic learning.
  • Residential, Centrally Air conditioned and WI-FI campus with provision of holistic learning environment.
  • Labs, offices, residential accommodation, gymnasium, cafeteria and health centre with all modern amenities.
  • Provision of an environment which promotes team-work while maintaining the individuality.
  • Regular yoga instruction facilities
  • Facilities for recreation and sports
  • Mini shopping centre with in the campus
  • Special emphasis on Indian heritage and culture.

 Course Design

Trimester – I Trimester – II Trimester – III
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management-I
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Statistics for Business Analysis
  • MIS
  • Business Communication (BC-I)
  • Human Resource Management
  • Macroeconomics for Business Decision Making
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Marketing Management – II
  • Operations Management
  • Advanced Management Science
  • Business Communication – II
  • Business Law (Contract Act, NI, Competition, VAT)
  • Corporate Finance
  • Business Research Methodology
  • Two specialisation courses
Trimester – IV Trimester – V Trimester – VI
  • Business Communication -III Communication Lab
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Innovation and Growth Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Three specialisation courses
  • Business Ethics, Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • International Trade Operations
  • CAPSTONE Business Simulation
  • Three specialisation courses
  • Insurance Business anagement
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Learning Process

  • Team Learning: Learning starts with the study group formation of the students for the duration of their stay on the campus. The formation of the group is self-done on the basis of the chemistry of social life, culture, academic background and work experience. The students share ideas, thoughts, culture, and personal experience. This enriches and enhances the learning process.
  • Sharing of Industry Experience: BIMTECH gives high priority to inviting industry mentors for making business education more relevant.
  • Class Room Guidance by Experts: The class room guidance, with the combination of directions from tenured professors and external industry experts, prepares a candidate on the fundamentals and industry practices simultaneously.


  • Combination of interactive lecture and case studies with high focus on self-learning and practice. Simulation, Management Games, Role Play and other teaching techniques to be used in the classroom for greater effectiveness.
  • Teaching of each subject is carried out as per detailed course plan designed in accordance with the syllabus.
  • Each course comprises of case study analysis, assignments, presentations, working exercises, quizzes and group discussions on current issues.
  • The evaluation is based on continuous internal assessment and term end examination.

Knowledge Enhancement Course
  • Element of Basic Econometrics
  • Knowledge Management
  • Social Innovation & growth strategy
  • Globalization & Business Growth
  • Social Marketing

Areas of Specializations/Electives

Finance and Banking, Marketing, Human Resources and Operations Students have to take 8 courses out of a basket of 15-20 elective courses

List of Electives*

Elective 1 – Marketing Management Elective 2 – Finance and Banking
  • Sales & Distribution Management
  • Advertising and Promotion Management
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Business – to – Business Marketing
  • Product and Brand Management
  • Bottom of Pyramid Business
  • Retail Marketing
  • Social Marketing
  • Financial Product/ Services & Financial Markets
  • Management of Banks & Financial Institutions
  • Investment Management
  • Financial Report Analysis & Valuation
  • International Financial Management
  • Retail Banking and Operations
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Project & Infrastructure Finance
Elective 3 – Human Resource Management Elective 4 – Operations Management
  • Organization Development and Change
  • Training & Development
  • Industrial Relations and Labour Laws
  • Organization Structure and Design
  • Acquisition, Retention & Engagement
  • Managing People and Performance in Organizations
  • Strategic HRM
  • Compensation Management
  • Operations Strategy
  • Service Operation Management
  • TQM-Manufacturing and Services
  • Logistics & Warehousing Management
  • Systems Approach to Materials Management
  • Productivity Management
  • Technology Management
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