Why PGDM: 4 Questions to Answer BEFORE starting a PGDM Application?

Education leads to opportunities. Getting higher education is an important part of success in today’s business world. Being a student, choosing the right course and career is a dilemma. Every student must have an objective that why he/she wants to choose a particular course. So here are some of the reasons why one should opt for PGDM.


  • PGDM provides the required knowledge and skill set needed to enter the corporate world.


A PGDM graduate is an extremely valuable asset to an organization. Because of the competition in today’s business world, you may actually find that you need a Management degree to even get the first job interview. In business schools, PGDM students learn different techniques and skills that can help businesses grow.


  • PGDM helps in imparting the necessary entrepreneurial skillset to start your own venture/ start-up.


PGDM program emphasizes building a strong conceptual and analytical foundation and enables students to be better decision-makers while planning to start their own ventures/start-up.


  • It helps in enhancing career progression


PGDM program adopts a multi-disciplinary approach to learning with innovative teaching pedagogy, exposure to the industry through visits, guest sessions, corporate meets along with experiential learning through social projects, internships and engagements such as seminars, conferences, symposiums, workshops, conclaves, etc. It basically makes you industry ready and can give a kick start to your career.


  • It helps in grasping the knowledge which is required to pursue higher studies and research areas.


PGDM prepares you for higher studies as well because a student will get sufficient exposure in all the fields and one can choose in which field he/she wants to pursue higher education.

Failure and success are two sides of the same coin. I think, one who balances success and failure and learns from both is the real Management student.  


Rupanshi Toteja
Research Scholar, Jagan Institute of Management Studies

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