Programme Overview – PGDM (Information Technology)

Dr. Mahua Banerjee

Information is considered to be the sixth most vital resource of productivity. In the last few years, Information systems have been found to play a pivotal role in the formulation and implementation of corporate strategies. Information Technology has revolutionized the management today. This has made it imperative for future managers to comprehend information systems thoroughly.

The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Information Technology) at XISS is a 32 unit, two-year full time programme, designed to train students with various skills in IT as well as HR, needed to succeed as information professionals. Such professionals are familiar with the theory and practice of storing, organizing, retrieving and analyzing information in a variety of settings for success. Information Technology students are trained to perform and manage a multiplicity of information related tasks in all the relevant areas of business.

The PGDM (Information Technology) programme is designed to meet the challenges of rapid changes in our society. Students are continually exposed to scenarios that demand structuring of unstructured problems and proposing solutions to complex situations.

The main thrust is to imbibe a sense of strategic vision towards management problems.

Course Objective

In the last couple of years, because of the growing capabilities and availabilities of the computer and communication technologies, the Information System have been found to play a very pivotal role in the formation and implementation of corporate strategies. The importance of information systems made it imperative for managers to understand information systems thoroughly and plan and manage them effectively and efficiently.

The program compromises of the following:

  • Contact classes
  • Assignments
  • Laboratory Sessions
  • Social Work
  • Industry Interface
  • Summer Internship
  • Industry Visit



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