Post Graduate Diploma in Management

PGDM with Operations Specialization

PGDM in Operations is a postgraduate management program that focuses on developing the skills and knowledge required to manage the operations of a business. The program aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of operations management and equip them with the tools and techniques required to optimize organizational efficiency. The program also emphasizes the importance of understanding the latest trends and technologies in the field of operations management.

Why should you specialize in PGDM operations?

PGDM in Operations is an excellent option for students who are interested in pursuing a career in operations management or related fields. The program is designed to prepare students for leadership and/or managerial roles in various industries, including manufacturing, service, retail, and healthcare. Graduates of PGDM in Operations are equipped with the skills and knowledge required to analyze and optimize business processes, manage resources effectively, and drive innovation in operations management. The program provides a solid foundation in operations management, and the skills and knowledge acquired can be applied to a wide range of industries and sectors.

Course Objectives

  1. To provide students with a thorough understanding of operations management concepts, theories, and practices.
  2. To develop the analytical skills required for decision-making in operations management.
  3. To train students in effective communication, delegation of responsibilities, and inspire others to achieve organizational objectives.
  4. To develop skills related to project management methodologies, including project planning, scheduling, risk management, and budgeting.
  5. To develop a mindset of innovation and entrepreneurship, encouraging students to identify opportunities for process improvement, design new products, and develop new business models.
  6. To develop a mindset and consider the environmental, social, and ethical implications of their decisions and actions.

PGDM Operations Course Structure

The curriculum typically covers a wide range of topics, including

  1. Supply Chain Management
  2. Logistics
  3. Inventory Management
  4. Working Capital Management
  5. Production Planning
  6. Project Management
  7. Operations Research


Apart from the conceptual understanding, at JIMS students also participate in a number of live projects allotted by professors, where they can apply their knowledge in a more practical way. The pedagogy includes case studies, class discussions, lectures, quizzes, and experiential learning which includes real market assignments to achieve a holistic understanding of the subject. The students are also taken to industries to understand their functioning and operations.

Career Opportunities after MBA equivalent PGDM in Operations.

  1. Operations Manager
  2. Supply Chain Manager
  3. Logistics Manager
  4. Consultant
  5. Project Manager
  6. Quality Control Manager
  7. Process Improvement Manager