Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Online)

  • Top 100 Global B-School (FT Masters in Management 2023)
  • AICTE-approved PGDM (Online) with a curriculum similar to an MBA, recognized by employers
  • 10 Electives from 8 Management Areas
  • Blended Learning with Live Online Sessions by IMI Faculty
  • IMI New Delhi Alumni Status & Career Support
Work Experience

Early Registration Benefit: INR 20,000

This is only applicable to participants who apply by 18 July 2024.

Unlock high-performance leadership with IMI New Delhi’s PGDM (Online)

IMI New Delhi has launched an online Post Graduate Diploma in Management to offer you a profound understanding of management concepts, leadership skills, and industry-specific knowledge. This holistic management programme will help you cut through disruption to own the next era of business growth. Benefit from advanced management education, specialised knowledge, networking opportunities and embark on a timeless path of business profitability and success. 

Why PGDM (Online) from IMI New Delhi

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Superior quality learning from IMI New Delhi’s top faculty members along with Coursera learning modules

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Harvard Business Review, industry-aligned capstone simulations, and assignments

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10 management electives available to deepen your expertise

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Attain IMI New Delhi alumni status and expand your professional network

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Earn a PGDM (Online) Diploma approved by AICTE

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Pursue advanced studies without disrupting your professional journey

  • Key Skills: Strategic Management, Data Analytics, Business Communications, Leadership

  • Specializations Available: Business Analytics, Marketing, Finance, Operations, HR, Digital Marketing, Marketing Analytics, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, and more



Accredited Member of Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)


Accredited Member of Association of MBAs (AMBA)


Accredited by South Asian Quality Assurance System (SAQS)


Accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA)

Rankings and Recognitions

Financial Times

Ranked 84th in the world by Financial Times - Master in Management 2023 Rankings

Fortune India

14th Overall - Fortune India


34th in India - NIRF, Ministry of Education, Government of India 2023

Business Today

Ranked 11th - Business Today


  • Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree (minimum 3 years) with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from any University recognized by the AICTE/AIU/Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

How will this programme help you?

Facilitating Leadership Attainment: This programme will equip you with a comprehensive understanding of modern leadership principles and practices. Through experiential learning and mentorship opportunities, you can cultivate the essential skills and mindset necessary to ascend to leadership roles within their organisations.

Enhanced Career Mobility: IMI's online PGDM is designed to offer a versatile skill set that transcends industry boundaries. You will not only acquire domain-specific knowledge but also develop transferable skills that empower them to seamlessly transition into diverse roles and domains, enhancing their career flexibility and marketability.

Holistic Skill Development: The curriculum blends traditional managerial expertise with cutting-edge competencies demanded by the digital age. You will gain proficiency in data-driven decision-making, strategic management, and innovation, ensuring you are well-prepared to navigate the complexities of today's dynamic business landscape.

AICTE-Approved Formal Education: By enrolling in this programme, you will receive formal education from an AICTE-approved university, providing the assurance of quality and recognition. This accreditation not only validates you educational pursuits but also opens doors to a myriad of opportunities in both academia and industry.

Rigorous learning under expert faculty

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Prof. Anchal Patil

Assistant Professor, Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques

Arnab K. Deb
Prof. Arnab K Deb

Assistant Professor, Economics

Harshit Maurya
Prof. Harshit Maurya

Assistant Professor, Marketing

Yukti Bajaj
Prof. Yukti Bajaj

Assistant Professor, Finance and Accounting

Ankita Tandon
Prof. Ankita Tandon

Assistant Professor, OB and HR

Harish Rao
Prof. Harish Rao

Assistant Professor, Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques

Siddharth Varma
Prof. Siddharth Varma

Professor, Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques

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Prof. Mamta Mohapatra

Professor, OB and HR

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Prof. Ruchika

Assistant Professor, Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques

Devasheesh Mathur
Prof. Devasheesh Mathur

Assistant Professor, Strategy & General Management

Himanshu Joshi
Prof. Himanshu Joshi

Professor, Information Management

Swapnil Sharma
Swapnil Sharma

Assistant Professor, Information Management

Prateek Bedi
Prof. Prateek Bedi

Assistant Professor, Finance and Accounting

Ashish Kumar Rathore
Prof. Ashish Kumar Rathore

Assistant Professor, Information Management

Programme Modules

Note: Participants are expected to carefully select 10 electives from the diverse array of given electives.

Our E-Tutorial segment incorporates 15-20 hrs hours of Coursera video content per course. This supplemental material enhances your learning experience, fostering deeper understanding alongside interactive sessions, discussions, and independent study.

Capstone project

Investigate a business phenomenon of your interest, using the knowledge acquired during the programme. Receive feedback from IMI New Delhi faculty members. Draw lessons and insights that are relevant to both the academic and professional business community.

Based on each participant’s career priorities and objectives, three types of capstone projects are possible.


Take on an initiative and develop an innovative/transformational project within an existing company.


Conceptualise, test feasibility and launch a new start-up project.


Examine a business phenomenon, analyse and identify the best practices and draw conclusions.

Application-Based Learning with Real-World HBR Case Studies

  • Case 1: Price Distribution

  • Case 2: Important Accounting Concepts: The Rules that Shape Financial Statements

  • Case 3: You By Numbers”-Self Measurement

  • Case 4: Design thinking at Arena IndustriesCase

  • Case 5: Rob Parson at Morgan Stanley (A)

  • Case 6: The story behind My INSEAD StoryCase

  • Case 7: Serum Institute of India: Racing to Save Lives During a Pandemic

  • Case 8: Keda’s SAP Implementation

  • Case 9: Why Are We Losing All Good People?

Note: Proposed case studies serve as initial reference material for the first year and are subject to modification at the discretion of IMI New Delhi. Additional cases may be incorporated later in the course of the programme, and these case studies are obtained from HBR (Harvard Business Review).

Programme Certificate

Programme Certificate

  • Participants who successfully complete the evaluation criteria will be awarded a PGDM (Online) Diploma from IMI New Delhi.

  • Participants will be evaluated through various internal assessments and examinations subject to internal policies at IMI New Delhi.

  • Each participant is expected to have 75% and above attendance for the successful completion of the programme.

Note: All certificate/degree images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of IMI New Delhi

How is this Programme Comparable to an MBA?

In India, understanding the equivalency and credibility of management qualifications is crucial for career advancement. According to AICTE, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) holds parity with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, as they cover similar curriculum standards.

 Equivalency in India: The AICTE recognizes that a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) is equivalent to an MBA, ensuring your qualification is highly respected and valued.

Comprehensive Curriculum: Both PGDM and MBA programs offer robust education in finance, marketing, human resources, operations, and strategy, validated by the AIU to meet industry standards. The PGDM curriculum is practical and industry-focused, incorporating real-world projects and case studies to prepare you for today's business challenges.

Excellent Career Prospects: Graduates from both programs are equally valued by employers across various industries, giving you a competitive edge and opening up numerous career opportunities.

Elevate your Educational Journey with IMI New Delhi’s Comprehensive Approach

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Synchronous Live Sessions

1 hour/week

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Discussion Forums

2 hours/week

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1.5 hours/week

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E-Tutorial (Coursera)

1.5 hours/week

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Self-study and Assignments

3.5 hours/week


  • The hours allocated to each activity are tentative and subject to change based on individual pacing and learning needs.

  • You'll also have access to live sessions and reading materials on Canvas, a Learning Management Platform for a well-rounded learning experience.

IMI New Delhi Alumni Status and Benefits

  • Become part of a 7700+ Alumni strong network across 80 countries

  • Gain access to Job boards, Mentor Boards & Special Interest Groups ( SIG)

  • Receive invitations to various master classes & networking sessions

  • Gain subscriptions to B Schools annual magazines and newsletters

  • Receive a lifelong IMI New Delhi email address i.e.

  • Network with alumni through the ALMA CONNECT portal – Community of all alumni of IMI New Delhi

  • Participate in National & International alumni chapters after graduation

Distinguished IMI New Delhi Alumni

Ms. Tina Dhawan

Managing Director Barclays Indian Operations ,Barclays Bank

Mr. Gaurav Mehra

Partner & Head of Transformation (Hong Kong) Ernst & Young (EY)

Ms. Arshiya Singh

Global Compensation Senior Manager and Head of Expert Services ,Boston Consulting Group

Note: The mentioned alumni are associated with the IMI On Campus PGDM programme, which differs from our Online PGDM programme.


The curriculum is designed to prepare you for real-world challenges faced at the workplace. Our professors would probe us to think of trends that will prevail 10 years ahead in the industry. I honed m...
Jayati Verma
Ms. Jayati Varma
Regional Product Lead
I am privileged to call myself an alumnus of the International Management Institute and can attest to the profound impact of IMI on my personal and professional journey. Not only did the rigorous acad...
Arshiya Singh
Ms. Arshiya Singh
Director Global Compensation
My experience at IMI was transformative, propelling me from being an introvert to a confident consultant actively engaging with clients and stakeholders daily. The rigorous challenges of the program p...
Ms. Rushil Sharma
Senior Consultant
GEP Worldwide
IMI was a real life-changing experience for me. The academic rigour, power-packed corporate interactions, diverse crowd and a well-connected network of alumni spread across the globe were more than en...
Akhil Soman
Mr. Akhil Soman
Workday Consultant
IMI has been continuously striving with their alumni and otherwise to design, motivate and create new lines of path for career progression and success for their students. IMI is also striving hard bot...
Sandeep Narang
Mr. Sandeep Narang
Chief Manager
MMTC Limited

Note: The testimonials provided are from students of IMI New Delhi, on-campus PGDM programme.

Career Services offered by IMI New Delhi

IMI New Delhi offers career preparation services, including job postings from recruiters for its learners and alumni on its platform. However, it does not guarantee job placement or career progression and makes no commitments regarding these services.

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Profile Book

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Interview preparation

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Resume building

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Industry networking

How to apply for the programme?

Student Loan Available

Below EMI plans are available for the Programme Fee: INR 2,95,000

Maximum Loan Amount

Tenure (months)


INR ₹2,95,000




  • The above EMI's are indicative. The EMIs offered by each of the loan providers might vary from the above figures, depending upon tenure and loan amount to be disbursed.

  • Other EMI tenures available (Months): Propelld: 6/12/18/24/30/36/42/48/60

  • If you choose the yearly payment schedule, the programme fee will be reduced by INR 25000 (distributed across two years).

Early registrations are encouraged. Seats fill up quickly!

Flexible payment options available.

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