XLRI - Post Graduate Certificate in Business Management (PGCBM)

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

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Course Overview

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.

Key Benefits

  • Learn theoretical and practical aspects of management from faculty of XLRI Jamshedpur.
  • Work while you study. Attend classes at a Times 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.

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

3 years of minimum work experience is required to apply

Experience Maximum


Selection Process

Profiles will be assesed by IIM Calcutta on the basis of Academics, work experience, Statement of Purpose and Personal Interview (to be conducted in the nearest study centre).


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

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Quantitative Methods for Decision-Making
  • Operations Research
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Operations & Production Strategy
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Sales & Distribution Management
  • Product and Brand Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Management
  • International Management
  • International Financial Management
  • Business Law
  • e-Business
  • Consumer Behavior & Marketing Research
  • Organization Structure, Design & Change
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Financial Markets & Banking
  • Project Work ( Optional only for eligible students)

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

Program Faculty

Information not available

Application fees

INR 2,500/- plus GST as applicable

Total Fees

INR 2,70,000/- plus GST as applicable


Total amount to be paid in 5 installments

Instalment Structure

First Installment Second Installment Third Installment Fourth Installment Fifth Installment
55,000 50,000 55,000 55,000 55,000

Technological Partner

TSW Times


Application Start Date  15th May´19
 Last date for online registration  25th July'19
 List of short-listed candidates  1st August'19
 Interview dates  10th August´19 to 22nd August´19
 List of selected candidates  26th August'19
 Induction Date  September'19
 Date for 1st Session (on IOL)  27th September'19
 Campus component  Fourth week of April'20 (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 - September 2019

Friday 06.45 PM – 09.45 PM Sunday 09.00 AM - 12.00 PM