• Ranked in Top 100 GloballyBy QS Masters Rankings

Why Join this Program

Accredited by AICTE and AACSB

Accredited by AICTE and AACSB

Amongst Top 5% of global programs that have this elite dual accreditation

New Age Specializations

New Age Specializations

Get future-ready with specializations like Digital Marketing, Data Analytics, and others

Deep Industry Exposure

Deep Industry Exposure

Specializations co-created with market leaders like IBM, Facebook, and others

Career Growth

Career Growth

Position yourself for a High Growth Career, with key roles and best in class salary hikes

Online MBA Program Overview

The Post Graduate Diploma in Management by JAGSOM, formerly known as IFIM Business School, grooms you to become a business leader through a comprehensive curriculum delivered by the most eminent faculty from one of the top B-schools in India. You will learn core management concepts along with an industry-aligned specialization of your choice in this course.


  • AICTE-recognized and AACSB-accredited PGDM certificate by Jagdish Sheth School of Management
  • Program ranked in the 51-100 band globally in the QS Masters Rankings and #4 Private MBA college in South India
  • Learn from the industry’s best faculty at JAGSOM
  • Pursue one of the top domain-oriented specializations: Digital Marketing, Operations, Business Analysis, and Data Analytics
  • Deep-dive into the management principles of marketing, economics, accounting, HR and strategy for solving real-life business problems

Online MBA Advantage

Earn a PGDM from a top B-school at a fraction of the cost of traditional programs. Gain analytical, long-term strategic thinking, and networking, and leadership skills from this online PGDM course.

Collaborating with JAGSOM

The Post Graduate Diploma in Management with JAGSOM, one of the elite 9 B-schools in India with an AACSB accreditation, is a one-of-a-kind management program focused on enabling future leaders. Ranked #4 Private MBA college in south India, JAGSOM is committed to grooming T-shaped professionals who can take up new-age roles in new-age industries.

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Upon completion of this PGDM course, you will
  • Receive an AICTE-recognized and AACSB-accredited PGDM certificate from JAGSOM
  • Get a Simplilearn course completion certificate
  • Learn from the top faculty at JAGSOM
PGDM Certificate

Online MBA Program Details

Create a strong business foundation with courses in areas of finance, operations, marketing, human resource and strategy before diving deep into the specialization of your choice from Digital Marketing, Operations, Business Analysis and Data Analytics.


  • Get started with the Post Graduate Diploma in Management with JAGSOM and Simplilearn. Explore everything about this Online MBA Course and kickstart your management journey with foundation courses before taking a deep dive into the specialization of your choice.

  • Harness the power of data and transform business decision-making processes into an organized structure by mapping data in spreadsheets and building spreadsheet models.

  • Learn statistics to enhance predictability and efficiency in the business by solving uncertainty in decision-making. Follow the scientific approach to managerial decision-making to solve complex problems.

  • Learn different business tools such as MS Excel, MS Access, SSP, Tableau, and R Programming for data organization, analysis, and reporting.

  • Understand the fundamental data processing tools and techniques and their applications for effective decision-making. Learn concepts like descriptive statistics, managing outliers, probability, and forecasting in this management course.

  • Rethink customers and competition in this digital era with the PGDM course. Learn to leverage data as a key, intangible asset for value creation and delivery. This Online MBA course will help you spot opportunities to create digital disruption with the help of innovation.

  • Create a strong conceptual foundation in corporate finance with an overview of global and Indian-based context in this PGDM course. You will learn the economics behind financial markets, products, and institutions by learning concepts like time value of money, assets, stocks, bonds, and capital budgeting.

  • Learn the fundamentals of management accounting in this post-graduate diploma course. Learn different accounting methods, costing methods, inventory policies, and valuation techniques. You will learn to analyze income statements and balance sheets using the ratio technique.

  • Understand the business implications of macroeconomic and international business environments. This Online MBA course will give you an overview of economic theory, principles, methodologies, and analytical tools for strategic decision-making.

  • Through this PGDM course, learn the basics of corporate finance. Learn how businesses fund their operations in order to maximize profits and minimize costs. Explore topics like time value of money, risk-return tradeoff, cost of capital, capital budgeting, asset valuation, discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis, net present value, and internal rate of return.

  • Learn the science of human actions. This management course analyzes the behavior of individuals and groups in organizations in terms of organizational behavior theories, models, and concepts. It will help you understand how to deal with employees and customers effectively. You will be able to spot consumer trends and unlock consumer insights for marketing decisions.

  • Understand human capital management as an integrated and strategic business process that opens the way for new practices and helps promote ideas for an organization's competitive advantage.

  • This PGDM course explores the managerial perspective of the marketing function. It covers the fundamental concepts of marketing such as the 5Cs, marketing frameworks, portfolio analysis, positioning, marketing mix, and return on marketing investments (ROMI).

  • Learn about the service industry and its various functions to build a superior customer experience in this management course. You will explore different tools and techniques that are usually applied to manufacturing and are now being used extensively in the service industry.

  • Apply the theories and frameworks to analyze an organization from a strategic perspective to see the big picture and understand why some firms have superior performance levels. This Online MBA Course aims to help learners become industry-ready by experiencing real-world business scenarios.

  • Learn effective business communication to improve organizational practices, eliminate silos, keep employees informed, and reduce errors. This type of goal-oriented communication is a must for success and growth of every organization.

  • Learn to negotiate to foster goodwill, build business relationships, and avoid conflicts with this PGDM course.

  • Learn how people from different cultural backgrounds communicate in similar and different ways among themselves and across cultures. Cross-cultural communication plays a strategic role in the era of globalization and the internet.

  • Go through the life-skill and lifestyle-oriented program that addresses issues of wellness and essential skills to groom a holistic individual.

  • Develop an entrepreneurial mindset while tackling business problems & challenges through creativity and innovation.

  • Design and innovate solutions for social issues in this social immersion program.


  • Specialization 1

    Digital Marketing

    In this digital marketing specialization, learn to create a comprehensive digital marketing strategy to reach, engage, and deliver value to customers in the digital world.

    Digital Marketing
  • Specialization 2

    Data Analytics

    In this data analytics specialization, learn concepts such as data analysis, data visualization, regression techniques, and supervised learning to leverage data using technology.

  • Specialization 3

    Business Analysis

    In this business analysis specialization, learn the different business analysis tools and techniques to tackle complex business problems.

  • Specialization 4


    Focus on the critical aspects of building a digitally-enabled supply chain. Leverage technology to improve operational efficiency and decision-making across the supply chain.



  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Strategy
  • Business Analysis
  • Data Analytics
  • Digital Marketing
  • Operations
  • Leadership
  • HR

Program Faculty

  • Dr. Atish Chattopadhyay

    Dr. Atish Chattopadhyay

    Director, Jagdish Sheth School of Management

    Dr. Atish is a Professor of Marketing with multiple publications in leading journals and has consulted with top MNCs across the Asia Pacific and Latin America. He previously held leadership positions at top educational institutions, like SPJIMR, Mumbai; MICA, Ahmedabad; and IMT, Ghaziabad.

  • Dr. Rakesh Mediratta

    Dr. Rakesh Mediratta

    Dean of Academics and International Partnerships, JAGSOM

    With 3 decades of leadership experience at Park Avenue, Raymond, and Vodafone, Prof. Mediratta is a subject matter expert in Sales, Distribution, Services Marketing, and Strategic Marketing. He was an Associate Professor at IMT Ghaziabad & led many path-breaking initiatives in academia.

  • Professor Rajesh Kumar

    Professor Rajesh Kumar

    Associate Professor (Marketing & Digital Business), JAGSOM

    Prof. Rajesh Kumar is a seasoned techno-marketing professional with over 20 years of industry and teaching experience. Having nurtured brands from scratch, he maintains strong ties with industry chambers such as CII, Society of Automotive Engineers, and Automation Alley.


Get Your Dream Job

According to the Bureau of Labour Statistics, employment in the management field is projected to grow 5% from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all domains.

  • Management Industry Growth

    800,000 new management positions

    By 2026


    The median annual wage for management roles

    Management Professionals Annual Salary
    Source: Glassdoor
    Management Professionals Hiring Companies
    Source: Indeed

Learner's Profile

This Online MBA caters to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds; the diversity of our students adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    BFSI - 15%IT - 22%Manufacturing - 9%Marketing - 22%Other - 21%Healthcare - 11%
    Ernst & Young
    Tata Consultancy Services
    JP Morgan Chase

Why Online PGDM

  • Earn a top-of-the-line accredited PGDMAICTE-recognized and AACSB-accredited PGDM certificate from JAGSOM
  • Get the most value for your moneyEarn a PGDM from a top B-school at a fraction of the cost of a traditional on-campus program
  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry-leading faculty to develop job-ready skills
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

Admission Details


The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.

Submit Application

Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this PGDM Course

Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application


Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks


For admission to this Post Graduate Diploma in Management, candidates should have:

A bachelor's degree in any discipline

Minimum 50 percent aggregate in UG

Final year bachelor’s degree result for students


We have a team of dedicated admissions counselors who are available to guide you as you apply to the program. They are available to:

  • Address questions related to your application
  • Provide guidance regarding financial aid (if required)
  • Help answer questions and understand the program
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  • Complete this PGDM program while you work
  • AICTE-recognized and AACSB-accredited PGDM certificate
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Learn from the industry’s best faculty at JAGSOM
  • Pursue domain-oriented specialization of your choice


  • What are the eligibility criteria for this Post Graduate Diploma in Management by Jagdish Sheth School of Management?

    For admission to this PGDM course, candidates must possess the following criteria:

    • UG degree (10+2+3 Pattern), recognized by AIU (Association of Indian Universities)

    • Minimum 50 percent aggregate in 10th, 12th, and UG. Students in their final year can apply with the last completed semester results

    • Those appearing for final year examinations of a bachelor’s degree may also apply, subject to the completion of their examinations and viva-voce, if any, before June 30, 2021

  • What is the admission process for this Post Graduate Diploma in Management by Jagdish Sheth School of Management?

    The admission process for this Post Graduate Diploma in Management consists of three easy steps:

    • Interested candidates will need to apply by submitting the application form online
    • Candidates will be shortlisted by an admission panel based on the application submitted
    • Selected candidates will be awarded an offer of admission that they can accept by paying the program fee

  • What is the structure of this Post Graduate Diploma in Management by Jagdish Sheth School of Management?

    This is a two-year program where the first year will be delivered by JAGSOM faculty.  After which, the learners can decide which specialization they want to enroll in based on their interests.

    JAGSOM [56 credits]







    Spreadsheet Modelling


    Quantitative Techniques in Management



    Introduction to Accounting and Finance



    Principles of Management


    Introduction to Case Methodology



    Digital Business Analytics

    Proficiency in Business Tools


    Decision-Making Science


    Introduction to Digital Business



    Financial Management


    Managerial Accounting


    Economic Environment of Business



    Behavioral Science


    Human Capital Management



    Marketing Management


    Service Process, Quality & Productivity



    Business Strategy and Simulations


    Practice Credits


    Business Communication


    Negotiation Skills


    Cross-Culture Communication





    Design Thinking & Research Incubation


    Social Immersion Program


    Simplilearn [50 credits]





    Business Analysis


    Data Analytics


    Digital Marketing





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  • Will financial aid be provided for this PGDM course?

    To ensure money is not a limiting factor in learning, we offer various financing options to help make this program financially manageable. For more details, please refer to our "Admissions Fee and Financing" section.

  • What should I expect from Jagdish Sheth School of Management in this PGDM course?

    As a part of this Post Graduate Diploma in Management,  you will receive the following:

    • Get AICTE-recognized and AACSB-accredited PGDM certificate by Jagdish Sheth School of Management
    • Enroll in a program ranked in the 51-100 band globally in the QS Masters Rankings
    • Learn from the industry’s best faculty at JAGSOM
    • Pursue one of the top domain-oriented specializations: Digital Marketing, Operations, Business Analysis, and Data Analytics
    • Lifetime access to all core eLearning content created by Simplilearn

  • What certificate will I receive?

    Upon completion of this Post Graduate Diploma in Management, you will be awarded a AICTE-recognized and AACSB-accredited PGDM certificate by Jagdish Sheth School of Management. You will also receive industry-recognized certifications from Simplilearn for the courses included in the learning path.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you get certified on your first attempt. They proactively engage with you to ensure adherence to the course path and enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

  • Who are the instructors for this Online MBA degree and how are they selected?

    Our highly qualified instructors are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them undergoes a rigorous selection process, including profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo evaluation before getting certified to train for us. Besides, we ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain part of our faculty.

  • What is the JobAssist program?

    Simplilearn’s JobAssist program is an India-specific offering in collaboration with IIMJobs.com to help you land your dream job. With the JobAssist program, we offer extended support for certified learners looking for a job change or starting their first job. Upon completing this post graduate program, you will be eligible to apply for JobAssist, and your details will be shared with IIMJobs. As a part of this PGDM program, IIMJobs will offer the following exclusive programs:

    • IIMJobs Pro-membership for six months
    • Resume-building assistance
    • Career mentoring
    • Interview preparation
    • Career fairs

  • I am not able to access the online PGDM course. Who can help me?

    Contact us using the form on the right side of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link, or contact Help & Support.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support guarantee?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls through our dedicated team, and provide on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completing your Online MBA Course.

  • What are the different roles in Business Management?

    Business Management is an extremely versatile and highly competitive skill to dive into plenty of areas. Business management opens up career opportunities to a variety of managerial roles globally. A few business management roles you can pursue include retail manager, business development manager, Business advisor, supply chain manager, project manager, and so on. Our online MBA certification course will provide you with all the essential skills to work in any of the business management roles.

  • What are the benefits of taking this online MBA program?

    This online MBA course is highly beneficial to aspiring business leaders as its cutting-edge curriculum is designed by the most eminent faculty members from one of the prestigious B-schools of India. It imparts core management concepts and job-ready skills to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds. This online course provides you with an opportunity to meet and interact with students from diverse backgrounds.

  • What are the top Business Management programs included in this PGDM course?

    This online MBA course focuses on creating a strong managerial base with the help of foundation courses before diving deep into the specialization areas. Key courses from various domains are included as foundation courses. Some of the areas that these foundation courses focus on are Analytics, Finance, Digital business analytics, Human resources, Marketing, PEP, and general management.

  • What are the key modules covered in this online MBA program?

    This is a two-year program where the first year will involve the following key areas:

    • Foundational :
      • Analytics: 
        • Spreadsheet Modelling
        • Quantitative Techniques in Management
      • Finance:
        • Introduction to Accounting and Finance
      • General:
        • Principles of Management
        • Introduction to Case Methodology
    • Core
      • Digital Business Analytics: 
        • Proficiency in Business
        • Tools Decision-Making Science
        • Introduction to Digital Business
      • Finance:
        • Financial Management
        • Managerial Accounting
        • Economic Environment of Business
      • HR :
        • Behavioral Science
        • Human Capital Management
      • Marketing:
        • Marketing Management
        • Service Process, Quality & Productivity
      • General :
        • Business Strategy and Simulations

    For the second year, the learners can decide which specialization they want to enroll in, from the following options:

    • Business Analysis
    • Data Analytics
    • Digital Marketing
    • Operations 

  • Do I need to learn these courses in a specific order?

    This PGDM course is crafted meticulously to cater to the learning needs of professionals from a variety of fields and backgrounds. A lot of thought process is given to design the course by eminent industry experts and faculty members. Therefore, it is highly recommended to follow the order prescribed in the learning path.

  • What are the top roles and responsibilities of a Business Management professional?

    The Business Manager role involves various responsibilities such as forming and implementing business strategies to achieve organizational goals, ensuring availability of adequate resources for smooth business functioning, hiring new resources, training resources for capability development, performing periodic performance reviews, developing a comprehensive company budget, ensuring ethical and legal compliance, and so on. Our PGDM course helps you with understanding each aspect of the business management role and makes you ready to face challenges.

  • What are the prerequisites before taking this online MBA program?

    For admission to our online MBA certification, candidates must meet the following criteria:

    • A bachelor's degree in any discipline recognized Association of Indian Universities.
    • Minimum 50 percent aggregate in academics.
    • Students in their final year can apply, subject to the completion of their examinations before the cutoff date.

  • What is the Business Management professional salary?

    MBA certification is highly desirable and improves the earning potential for professionals working in the business management space. Have a look at the annual salaries (average) for business managers in some popular countries for a better perspective

    • India - INR 856,602
    • The US - $63,365
    • The UK - £35,962
    • Canada - C$66,832
    • Australia - AU$82,078

    Our online MBA certification in collaboration with a prestigious Indian university is the best way to excel in your career.

  • Is Business Management a good career? Are Business Management professionals in demand?

    Companies, irrespective of their size, require business managers to handle business operations, human resources, manufacturing, marketing, and so on. Due to this, business management is witnessing rapid growth in demand, particularly professionals having business management certification. Our online MBA certification course is crafted to support professionals to leverage the opportunities created.

  • Do Business Management professionals require coding experience?

    No, you do not need coding experience to take this online MBA course.

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