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    PGDM in Operations Management

    About PGDM in Operations Management

    PGDM in Operations Management is a master level program designed for candidates who are interested in managing the operations of a company. Operations are the core business function of any organisation. The program will offer technical as well as fundamental managerial skills to the students that are applicable in all industries. Besides this, the program will also train students with skills required for optimizing production, determining output, cutting costs and analysing performance. Some of the major topics which will be covered in this course are project management, cost accounting, project planning, human resource management and innovation management. 

    The duration of the PGDM in Operations Management ranges from 1 to 2 years. This program is a good option for the candidates who have completed their bachelor's degree and are looking for growth in their career. Besides this, graduates who are looking for a career option in backend operations should also apply for this program. 

    PGDM in Operations Management Highlights

    Check all the important details about PGDM in Operations Management from the table given below.

    Short Name

    PGDM in Operations Management

    Full Name

    Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Management

    Level

    PostGraduate

    Mode

    Regular/ Part-Time

    Field

    Management

    Specialisation

    Operations Management

    Duration

    1-2 Years

    Exam Type

    Semester

    Minimum Qualification Requirement

    Graduation with 50% marks

    Selection Process

    Scores in Graduation + Entrance Exam 

    Average Initial Salary

    INR 3 to 10 lacs per annum

    Employment Opportunities

    Logistics, Retail, Research, Supply Chain, E-Commerce, Analysis and Manufacturing

    PGDM in Operations Management Eligibility Criteria

    Candidates who are looking for admission to PGDM in Operations Management should satisfy the eligibility criteria decided by the college. The eligibility criteria for PGDM in Operations Management is provided below.

    • Completed graduation from any recognized university 

    • Minimum percentage required for admission to PGDM in Operations Management is 50%

    • Candidates who have appeared for the final year examination of Bachelor’s degree can also apply for admission. They will have to submit their pass certificate or mark sheet within a certain time period.

    PGDM in Operations Management Admission Process

    Admission to the PGDM in Operations Management will be done on the basis of scores in graduation. Besides this, the college will also consider work experience and scores in entrance examination while selecting candidates. Selected candidates will be called for document verification and group discussion round. Candidates will have to carry a copy of graduation certificate, 12th mark sheet and other required documents while appearing for the selection process.

    Those who have applied for a part-time PGDM in Operations Management program will be selected directly on the basis of their scores in graduation. 

    PGDM in Operations Management Entrance Exam

    Candidates who are applying for admission to PGDM in Operations Management program will have to appear for the entrance examination. Some of the entrance exams conducted for admission to PGDM in Operations Management are MAT, CMAT, CAT and SNAP. Candidates can visit the official website of the college to know about the entrance exam accepted by the college.

    If you have any other questions regarding eligibility criteria or admission process of PGDM in Operations Management then you can ask questions on the CollegeDekho QnA Zone.  

    Top PGDM in Operations Management Colleges in India

    There are many PGDM in Operations Management colleges in India. Besides this, there are some colleges such as Jain University, Bangalore, All India Management Association (AIMA), Delhi and NMIMS Global Access School For Continuing Education that offer distance PGDM in Operations Management program. You can apply for admission to any of the popular colleges offering PGDM in Operations by filling our Common Application Form

    College

    Fees(Annually)

    Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata

    INR 3,20,000

    Karnavati University, Gandhinagar

    INR 3,25,000

    Greater Noida Institute of Technology, Greater Noida

    INR 3,20,000

    Aurora's Business School, Punjagutta

    INR 2,30,000

    Versatile Business School, Chennai 

    INR 1,50,000

    PGDM in Operations Management Syllabus

    Check the syllabus of  PGDM in Operations Management below. 

    Six Sigma

    World Class Manufacturing

    Radical Business Performance Improvement

    Production and Operations Management

    Customer-Centric Organization

    Project Management

    Outsourced Manufacturing

    Total Quality Management

    Global Supply Chain Management

    Product Planning and Control

    Strategic Management

    Principles of Management

    Human Resource Management

    Managerial Economics

    Cost Accounting

    Financial Accounting

    Innovation Management

    Marketing Management

    PGDM in Operations Management Career Options and Job Prospects

    Candidates may apply to any industry after completing PGDM in Operations Management. The program includes a 4-6 month training period that allows the candidates to learn some additional technologies that are trending in the corporate world. Some of the employment opportunities available for the candidates after completing PGDM in Operations Management are provided below.

    • Supply Chain Industry

    • Research

    • Logistics

    • E-Commerce

    • Analysis

    • BFSI

    • Consulting

    • Retail

    • Service

    • Pharma

    • Manufacturing

    Job Profiles Available after PGDM in Operations Management

    Some of the job profiles available after PGDM in Operations Management are:

    Profiles

    Average Salary

    Operations Manager

    INR 7 lacs

    Purchase Manager

    INR 8 lacs

    Sales Manager

    INR 7.1 lacs

    Material Planner

    INR 5 lacs

    Purchase Analyst

    INR 5.1 lacs

    Top Recruiters for  PGDM in Operations Management

    Provided below are some of the top recruiters for the PGDM in Operations Management

    • L&T

    • Bajaj

    • Paytm

    • Airtel

    • Amazon

    • Flipkart

    • TVS Motors

    FAQs about PGDM Operations

    What is the mode of PGDM in Operations Management

    PGDM in Operations Management is available both in regular and part-time mode. Some of the best colleges for distance PGDM in Operations Management are AIMA, Delhi, Jain University, Bangalore and NMIMS Global Access School For Continuing Education.

    What is the selection process of PGDM in Operations Management?

    Colleges will select the candidates on the basis of their graduation scores and performance in the entrance examination. Some of the colleges may also conduct GD/ PI round.

    What are the best colleges for regular PGDM in Operations Management?

    Some of the best colleges for PGDM in Operations Management are Karnavati University, Gandhinagar, Versatile Business School, Chennai and Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata.

    What is the syllabus of PGDM in Operations Management?

    The syllabus for PGDM in Operations Management will include some important topics such as cost accounting, human resource management and innovation management.

    How can I apply for PGDM in Operations Management?

    You can apply for PGDM in Operations Management by filling the application form of the selected college. After that, you can visit the college to submit your documents and completed application form.
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    Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student

    St. Francis Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai offers MMS and PGDM at the postgraduate level. Eligibility criteria for both the programs is clearing a bachelor's degree with at least 50% marks in case of general candidate and 45% marks in case of reserved category. Besides this, you must have appeared for either MH-CETATMA/ GMAT/ CMAT/ CAT/ XAT or MAT entrance exam. You can fill the Common Admission Form to apply for admission or you can also visit the official website of the college. Selection for both the programs will be done on the basis of performance in the counselling round. The college will release a merit list of selected candidates on its official website. Selected candidates may proceed to college to confirm their admission. The annual fee of the MMS program is INR 2,27,840 while the annual fee of the PGDM program is 2,86,000. If you have further queries you can call on our toll-free number 18005729877. 

    You can also consider some of the other popular PGDM colleges below

    AAM- The Pragmatic B School, Chennai

    International Institute of Business Studies, Bangalore

    International School of Business and Media, Pune

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    Arshiya, Student / Alumni

    LPU is known for its MBA. LPU provides quality education, with great scholarship programs plus holistic learning opportunities. Mittal School of Business is among the first 10 institutions in India to get ACBSP (USA) accreditation, Mittal school of Business ranked among the top 40 Management institution in India, as per NIRF ranking 2021. The curriculum is made keeping in mind the current market trends. The placements are 100%, and students have special placement-oriented classes that serve as a booster for students to clear the exam and interview. Companies like Hyatt, Ritz Carlton, Adani Wilmar, Altruist, Al-Rakha, Dharam Consultancy selected LPU students for International locations. The highest package availed is 21 LPA. More than 650 companies visit LPU every year for recruitment with an average of 5-12 LPA packages and the highest package was 21LPA. Every year visiting companies escalate in number and till date University has recorded the highest placements in North India. The students can join an internship by sitting in the placement drive organized by LPU or they can organize at their own end. The students can work in banks (Private or Public), the Pvt sector or Public Ltd. companies, etc. The students have done an internship in Companies like IDBI, FUTURE GENERAL INSURANCE Company, COHO, Times of India, Hindustan Times, Karvy stockbroking, Decathlon Sports Ltd; etc. The best thing about LPU about placement is that they provide placement classes to all the students from the first year who opt for the placement. With the help of this, they can prepare themselves for placements till the pre-final year because the companies will start visit for the recruitment of students since a pre-final year. Some of the students go for internships also in their final year.
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    Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    There are many well known PGDM in Operations Management colleges in India. Some of them are Institute of Technology & Science, GhaziabadISBR Business School, BangaloreMaster School of Management, MeerutAditya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai and IBMR Business School, Gurgaon. You can visit the official website of these colleges to compare their fee, infrastructure, rankings and placement. Besides this, you can also call on our toll-free number 18005729877. Our experts will help you find some of the best PGDM in Operation Management colleges.

    Thank You

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