IIM Bangalore offers the Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management (PGPPM) as a one year long full-time degree programme since 2002. This one of a kind programme provides an amalgamation of public policy and general management skills while also promoting cross learning between professionals from both the Government, (i.e. Senior officers of the All India Services and of State Governments) and Non-Government sectors (such as professionals from social, infrastructure and private sectors).
The PGPPM programme of IIM Bangalore was initially only to enrolment for Officers of the Government, with admissions later being extended to non government or ‘Open’ candidates six years later. The program is now open to applicants from both public and private sectors.
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Non-government candidates interested in applying to the PGPPM program must meet the following minimum eligibility criteria:
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The number of offers made will depend on the availability of seats. Know more about IIM Bangalore Admission.
NOTE: The admission process for Government Participants is different from Non-Govt Participants. Check the Process (Pdf).
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The PGPEM has four terms of three months each in an academic year. The Institute uses the concept of credits to define the weightage of a course for both core and elective courses. Each course is typically of three credits. The thumb rule is that a three-credit course involves about 100 hours of work – 30% in the classroom and the rest for preparation and assignments.
The programme offers the following compulsory Core coursesin Term I:
|Microeconomics for Public Policy||3|
|Quantitative Methods for Public Policy||3|
|Public Policy Analysis||3|
|Marketing for Public Services||3|
|Organizational Behaviour and Leadership for Policy Managers||3|
|Strategy for Public Policy||1.5|
|Financial Reporting and Analysis||1.5|
In Term II and IV, candidates can choose any of the following Electives from the following
|Decision Sciences||Analytics for Cross-Functional Excellence|
|Analytics for E-commerce and Retail Operations|
|Business Analytics and Intelligence|
|Foundations of Market Micro Structure|
|It's About Time: The Competitive Advantage of Speed in Business Operations|
|Predictive Analytics for Business Forecasting|
|Science and Management of Big Data|
|Spreadsheet Modelling for Business Decision Problems|
|Economics and Social Sciences||Behavioral Economics|
|Current Economic Scenario|
|East and Southeast Asian Economies|
|Global Commons Negotiations and Business in Network Technologies|
|Global Macroeconomics and Financial Markets|
|Imagining Indian Society and Culture through Indian Cinema|
|Entrepreneurship||Corporate Growth in Entrepreneurial Environment|
|Investing in and leveraging your Social networks for Professional growth|
|Venture Capital & Entrepreneurship|
|Finance and Accounting||Active Investment Management|
|Advanced Corporate Finance|
|Banking, Financial Markets & Systems|
|Financial Statement Analysis|
|Fixed Income Securities & Derivatives|
|General Commercial Knowledge|
|Global Securities Markets|
|Introduction to Capital Market Theory|
|Management of Commercial Contracts|
|Management of Banks & Financial Institutions|
|New Enterprise Financing|
|Project Appraisal & Financing|
|Information Systems||Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning|
|Big Data Analysis with Networks|
|Foundations of Machine Learning|
|Information Systems & Development|
|Management Information Systems & Technology|
|Managing Digital Transformations|
|Software Product Management|
|Business to Business Marketing|
|Competitive Marketing Strategy|
|Customer Acquisition & Retention|
|Customer Relationship Management|
|Marketing Management in the World of Hi-tech and Innovation|
|Multi-Channel Retail Strategy|
|Product Strategy and Management|
|Research for Marketing Decisions|
|Strategy, Tactics, and Economics of Pricing|
|Management Communication||Communication for Leaders|
|Leadership Presence Through Improvisational Theatre|
|Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management||Cross-Cultural Management|
|Human Resource Management|
|Inclusive Business Models|
|Innovation and Change in Teams, Organizations, and Ecosystems|
|Leadership and Change Management|
|Leadership Exploration and Development|
|Leadership in the Digital Era|
|Learning to Lead: Challenges and Competencies|
|Leadership Exploration & Development|
|Managing Career Success and Transition|
|Personal Values, Goals, and Career Options|
|Power & Politics in Organisations: Strengths, Strategies, and Skills|
|Embedding Leadership Excellence|
|Production and Operations Management||Analytics for Strategic and Operational Decision Making|
|Business Process Improvement|
|Competition and Cooperation in Business Ecosystems|
|Healthcare Operations Management|
|Project Management Essentials|
|Strategic Management of Services|
|Supply Chain Management|
|Technology and Operations Strategy|
|Public Policy||Business Unusual: Understanding Alternative Business Models|
|Development Economics: Theory and Practice|
|Doing Business in Risky Countries|
|Evaluating Public Policy|
|Health Economics Theory & Practice|
|History of India's Political Economy: Great Depression to the Great Recession|
|Infrastructure Development, Public-Private Partnership, and Regulations|
|Introduction to Modern Indian History|
|Public Policy for Managers|
|Rural Banking & Financial Inclusion|
|Digital Business Models and Strategy|
|E-Business Models & Strategy|
|Green Business Management|
|Learning from Corporate Failures|
|Leadership, Vision, Meaning, and Reality|
|New Product Development|
|Platform Business Models|
|Principles of Consulting|
|Strategic Thinking and Decision Making|
|Strategic Thinking and Creativity|
|Strategic Business Transformation|
|Strategic Management in Media and Entertainment Industry|
|Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation|
|Others||Management Paradigms from Bhagavad Gita|
|Introduction to Hindu Philosophy|
|Introduction to the Sanskrit Language|
|Himalayan Mountain Challenge (outbound)|
|Deeksha: Immersive Course in Indian Cultural Experience|
|Creativity in Arts and Science|
|Foreign Language Courses: French, Spanish, Mandarin|
|Spirituality and Self Development.|
|Number of Students eligible for Placements (non-DoPT)||8|
|Number of Students Placed||2|
|Average Salary||INR. 19 LPA|
|Top Recruiters||HashedIN, Invest Punjab|
For PGPPM, of the 8 non-DOPT candidates eligible for placements, 6 students were still without any offers in hand. Two of the students had job offers
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Ques. How are the hostel accommodations for PGPPM students at IIMB?
Ans. The PGPPM is a residential programme and accommodation is provided at an off-campus housing complex located within 3 km from the campus. IIMB candidates can avail for either single or family accommodations as per their requirement.
Ques. What job roles are offered to PGPPM students of IIMB?
Ans. The PGPPM alumni occupy senior positions in different ministries of Government, Railways Board, regulatory authorities like Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Planning Commission, United Nation bodies.
Some of the other places where PGPPM alumnus work:
Ques. What are some of the features of the IIMB Campus for PGPPM programme?
Ans. IIMB has good quality facilities for soccer, cricket, tennis, basketball, volleyball, badminton, table tennis and pool, as well a world-class sports centre with well-equipped courts for badminton and tennis, a gym and a swimming pool. The institute has 24-hour internet connectivity with 600+ PCs and workstations that students can log into at any time. The campus is also fully Wi-Fi enabled.
Ques. Is there an entrepreneurial centre to assist PGPPM students at IIMB?
Ans. The 'Nadathur Sarangapani Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning', abbreviated as NSRCEL, was set up in 2002 to aid the entrepreneurial activities at IIMB. The centre acts as an incubator for new business ideas where anyone can apply for incubation. As of April 2020, NSRCEL has incubated more than 240 start-ups with a combined value of $ 1.5 billion and created more than 5400 jobs.
Ques. How does IIMB Rank? Should students go for a PGPPM course?
Ans. Yes, students should definitely opt PGPPM course as IIM Bangalore was ranked 2nd among management schools by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020. Eduniversal, Paris has ranked Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) first in Central Asia and India in 2020. IIMB has been kept in the top 10 business schools globally by '2020 Positive Impact Ranking for Business Schools'.
Ques. Does IIMB have any student fests?
Ans. Yes, IIMB conducts many fests and PGPPM students can also take part in organising:
Hi Kiruthi, this course is not available in the institute. However, you may check some of the Event Management Colleges from here.