XLRI - PG Course in Business Management (PGCBM)

“Post Graduate Certificate in Business Management from XLRI Jamshedpur (PGCBM from XLRI)”

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Course Overview

XLRI VIL offers Postgraduate Certification in Business Management (PGCBM) to practicing managers and entrepreneurs, who are interested in General Management. The course is conducted by some of the most respected academicians in management education. It includes lecture series, case methods, group projects, individual assignments, and a campus visit.

XLRI has evolved a 12 months consolidated program in 'Business Management'. The program aims to provide an opportunity to study and earn a Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management (PGCBM) while working. 

In today’s world, professionals across domains are expected to possess a sound knowledge and understanding of management skills in addition to their domain
knowledge. The PGCBM programme has been designed with the objective of providing working professionals across various industries with an overview of
fundamental management concepts, tools, and their application

The program is designed to familiarize participants with the various theories and practices of Business Management. It grooms them into visionary leaders, with the ability to decode complex business challenges. Participants are also brought to speed on the latest developments in the world of business, and best practices being adopted in prevalent economic conditions. The virtual classroom sessions are delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform that is backed by one of XLRI's technical partners. The platform enables large numbers of students, spread across a wide geographical area to benefit from an interactive one-to-one session with a central faculty. It supports live video broadcast, two-way audio, and data interactivity. Conceptual discussions, case discussions and panel discussions will be the primary learning techniques used.

Management education is quintessential for excellence and achieving your highest potential when working in an organized industry. The focus on developing managerial competence is generally lost after graduation. To keep it going in many working professionals, XLRI has come up with a 12 months consolidated program in Business Management. The program is designed to help you learn theoretical and practical aspects of management from the faculty of XLRI Jamshedpur.

The program should give you an understanding of problems and issues in the field of Business and Management. The curriculum has been designed to give a holistic perspective of Business Management so that you can shoulder greater responsibilities in your careers ahead with better awareness.

Programme Objectives

  • To expose the participants to the various theories and practices of Business Management.
  • To equip the participants with tools and techniques with which they can handle their current business tasks better and in an effective manner.
  • To give the participants a holistic perspective of Business Management so that they can shoulder greater responsibilities in their future career.
  • To get tuned to the latest developments and best practices prevalent in the current economy.

Key Benefits

  • Learn theoretical and practical aspects of management from faculty of XLRI Jamshedpur.
  • Work while you study. Attend classes at a study centre in your city.
  • Grasp the benefits of traditional brick and mortar model and Virtual Interactive Learning Platform
  • Learn and accomplish latest and the best practices and problem solving acumen in domestic as well as International context
  • Post Graduate Certificate from XLRI
  • Over 6000 working professionals benefited from the program
  • Quality interactions with experienced executives and peer group learning
  • 5-day campus immersion at XLRI Campus in Jamshedpur.
  • Specifically designed for working executives with flexibility benefits of Virtual Interactive Learning Platform.

New Features

  • Separate certificates from HBS Publishing for each of the compulsory asynchronous courses
  • A revamped programme curriculum in-keeping with industry developments and requirements

Mode of Delivery

This Program is delivered through Interactive Onsite Learning platform where LIVE and highly interactive Sessions are conducted in the Authorized Study Centres established across India.



Graduates (10+2+3) in any discipline recognized by UGC/AICTE

Experience Minimum

1 year of minimum work experience is required to apply

Selection Process

Profiles will be assesed by XLRI Jamshedpur on the basis of Academics, work experience, SOP. Personal Interview may be conducted for some profiles. (preferrably online mode).


Post Graduate Certificate in Business Management will be awarded by XLRI Jamshedpur to students on successful completion of the programme.

Alumni Status/ Placement

On successfull completion XLRI Jamshedpur will award Alumni status to students.

Course Content


  • Economics for Managers
  • Data Visualization & Analytics for Decision Making
  • The Indian Legal Environment
  • Accounting for Business Professionals
  • Supply Chain and Management of Operations
  • Principles of Marketing


  • Business Research Methods
  • Foundations of Business Strategy
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Basic Leadership Skills
  • Consumer Behavior


  • Managing Projects
  • Digital Transformation
  • International Management
  • Managing Service Operations
  • Business Valuation
  • Product Management

In addition to the live sessions, students shall be required to complete the compulsory designated asynchronous courses. On successful completion of these courses, students will receive separate certificates for each of these completed courses from HBS Publishing.

Campus Component

On-campus sessions will be conducted for 5 days during course.

How it Work

  • 12 months intense learning
  • Includes a 5 days campus study module of learning at the XLRI campus
  • Dedicated Project work
  • Interactive Quizzes (announced/surprised)
  • Lecture Series
  • Case methods
  • Group work
  • Term papers
  • Assignments and Dissertation

Application fees

INR 2,500/- plus GST as applicable

Total Fees

INR 2,90,000/- plus GST as applicable

*Note- Processing Fee (Post registering successfully, candidates are expected to make an online payment of ₹ 10,000+ GST. Processing fee contains ₹ 2,500 towards application fee & ₹7,500 towards the total course fees.) INR 7,500 plus GST  is refundable in case profile is not shortlisted.


Total amount to be paid in 5 installments

Instalment Structure

First Installment Second Installment Third Installment Fourth Installment Fifth Installment
47,500 70,000 55,000 55,000 55,000

Technological Partner

Program is offered thorugh differentTechnological Partners depending upon Batch-

  • Times TSW
  • VC Now (UCS)


Last date to apply March 15, 2021
Date of first installment Within 15 days of result declaration
Programme Inauguration 2nd week of May 2021
Programme End Date April 2022 (tentative)


In last two decades, Many professionals with different profiles from different industries, have done this program and they have given very strong and positive feedback about this program. It is one of the most disciplined, concentrated and aggresive programs to train minds for Business Management Aspects. Corporate accepts this certification not only in India but also across borders. This 12 months program equip candidates with Genaral Management concepts and all aspects of Business Management. The best part is; this program is considered practical program as FACULTY ensures whatever students are learning in class same is done on practical grounds by submitting group assignments and projects. Certainly a worth and YES program. 

This Program is delivered through Virtual Interactive Sessions in the Authorized Study Centres established across India. Applications can be submitted Online. Application Link can be shared with candidates post profile confirmation by the concerned team.


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Course Duration

12 Months

Start - November 2020

Thursday 06.30 PM – 09.30 PM Saturday 06.30 AM - 9.30 PM


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