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In order to satisfy the thirst for knowledge, 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. The program is being offered by XLRI in collaboration with its technical partners of virtual classroom.

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.
Program Pedagogy

The above stated objectives will be attained through:

An intensive program useful from a corporate management view point.

  • 5 days of intensive learning at XLRI campus.
  • Project-based courses.
  • Lecture series.
  • Case methods.
  • Group work.
  • Assignments.

The online sessions will be delivered on the virtual classroom platform of our technical partners. The heart of the platform is a powerful user interface that enables large number of geographically distributed students to have a highly interactive "one to one" exchange with a central faculty. The system incorporates live broadcast of video, two way audio and data interactivity to enable the students to watch and interact with the faculty live in virtual classroom environment. Conceptual discussions, case discussions and panel discussions will be the primary vehicle of learning on the platform.

Campus Visit

The participants are expected to stay in the campus for 5 days of intensive campus learning. The exact date and schedule will be announced to the participants in advance so that they can arrange for their leaves from their respective organizations. During the period of their stay on campus participants need to participate in intensive classroom and group learning sessions. Campus component fees need to pay separately before campus component starts.

  • Graduation from a recognized university.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience after completing graduation.
  • Performance in personal interviews.
  • Basic knowledge of computer.
  • Business Law
  • Consumer Behaviour & Marketing Research
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets & Banking
  • Human Resource Management
  • Individual & Group Behaviour in Organizations
  • International Financial Management
  • International Management
  • Leading Digital
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Managerial Economics
  • Operations & Production Strategy
  • Operations Research
  • Organization Structure, Design & Change
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Product & Brand Management
  • Quantitative Methods for Decision-Making
  • Sales & Distribution Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Project Work [Dissertation: OPTIONAL]


Certification, Assessment and Evaluation

The examination and evaluation required for certification shall be carried out by XLRI Jamshedpur. The faculty members teaching their respective courses will choose the method of evaluation most appropriate to the material. The certificate will be awarded directly by XLRI Jamshedpur.

Application processes and Course fee

Once the admission process is open candidates need to apply online with all relevant details as mentioned in the application form along with the application money. The Total course fee is of Rs. 2,70,000/- which can be paid in five installments plus GST as applicable. The course fee is inclusive of books, study materials and the Campus Component fee of Rs. 50,000/-.