Duration is 11 months. Classes will be delivered mainly via face-face sessions. The program follows a instructor led training methodology supported by webinars and video based modules. Online learning is through our award winning Learning Management System, EduNxt™
Any graduate with a minimum score of 50% in qualifying examination and 4 years of relevant experience are eligible for the program. However the eligible student will be subjected to an assessment and an interview which will act as a entry criteria.
Interested students will have to fill up an online application form. Those who match the eligibility criteria will have to undergo the online assessment test depending upon their graduation streams and Programming knowledge. More details regarding the selection procedure will be updated soon.
The details regarding the test login credentials and the instructions for taking the tests will be communicated to the applicants via mail, within a few days of receiving the completed application form. The applicants can take the tests, at their locations as per their time convenience within the specified Test window duration.
Based on the participant's eligibilty and performance in the assessment they may be offered a merit based scholarship of maximum upto INR 1,00,000 per person.
For corporate group a customised and merit scholarships might be considered. For any queries please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
This program comprises of 3 terms of classroom sessions. Each term is of 3 months duration. In addition, there is a term 4 which is of 2 months duration in which the participant is expected to complete a project. This project can be done within the participants organization or Manipal can help define the project.
Providing real-life industry exposure will be one of the key focus areas for the course. There will be various projects/case studies to help you understand each module. An example of a project you might get is:
'You have joined as a PM. At the end of two weeks, you have to present an understanding of the typical user of the product and submit a usability audit of web and mobile app to the product head with suggested improvements. Perform user research and usability audit and submit the powerpoint that you will use for the presentation.'
Internships are provided by companies who need aspiring product managers to work on achieving specific objectives (for their own product idea) within a stipulated time period. This could mean working within the company premises. Participants can also do this work within their own organizations. In cases, where the company IP will not allow the student to use it as a part of the PGDM project work, the participant can opt for a project. The internship proposal with details on the outcomes and schedule has to be presented to the academic board and approved by the board before the participant can start to work on the internship. Project on the other hand, is a participant's product idea. Participant is expected to develop a business plan for the product by applying all the learnings from the program. Your product idea may not be a unique one. Please keep in mind the real success lies in the execution of the idea!
Yes you can, we have classes for this course conducted over the weekend. Our coordinators and travel desk will help you in planning your trips and arrange your accommodation. Flight tickets and stay are not included as part of the program fee
You are welcome to visit our campus on any weekday between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Info sessions are arranged on Saturday mornings. Webinars and phone calls can be scheduled anytime after the regular working hours on weekdays when you can talk to our product experts to know more about the program
MU is a deemed to be university by UGC. This allows the university to design and offer programs. This particular program has been reviewed by the university's Board of Studies as well as the Academic Senate of the university.
Manipal University is a Deemed university under Section 3 of UGC act. Being a Deemed university allows an institution to start programs of its own which are duly reviewed and recommended by stalwarts in the field. Any new program created has to pass through the board of studies where the program will be critically reviewed by the Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Dy. Registrar, Controller of Examinations, Department Heads, Professors and Subject Matter experts. Once it is passed through the Board of Studies, it will be place before the Academic Senate where Directors, VC’s, Head of Departments, Professors of other premier institutions would critically review and approve the program. The proceedings of the Academic Senate would be sent to the UGC for records.
As per UGC and AICTE guidelines, am MBA degree can be offered only if the course duration is a minimum of 24 months. Since this program is only 11 months in duration, it is not possible to grant an MBA degree.
For a MPhil or a PhD program, one has to complete a PG level degree. PGDM is only a post graduate DIPLOMA program and is not considered as a PG program. PGDM from Manipal University will not act as a base degree for the MPhil or PhD program.
It is possible to provide a specific number of hours of commitment for classroom sessions. This is as per 1 below. All learners have to commit to this time at a minimum.Estimates for 2 and 3 are learner specific. The estimate provided below is for the average learner – based on our experience. Please understand some learners may need to spend more time while others may not need this much time.1. 16 hours per week for classroom sessions whenever there is classroom sessions planned (Saturday and Sunday)2. 8 hours per week comprising of :Pre reading: 2 hours Assignments: 3 hours Meeting learning team members for group work, discussions and interactions/emails to faculty: 3 hours 3. Exam/Test Preparation: 6 hours