Programme Overview – PGDM (Finance)

Dr. Arup Mukherjee
HOD of PGDM (Finance)

Factors such as globalization, deregulation, mergers and acquisitions, competition and technological innovations have forced companies to rethink their business strategy. In today’s ever-changing business environment, finance executives are exploring ways in which the financial function can bring greater value to their organizations. Finance executives today need to think beyond the traditional financial information contained in general ledger system and consider how best to provide for the comprehensive measures and analytical methods needed to drive decisions throughout complex and dynamic companies. 

To serve the needs of the changing horizons in financial dynamism in the industry, the course Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Finance) helps to have intricate knowledge of finance, accounting, taxes/tax structures and the relations of all these aspects on overall business dynamics of complex Industries.

The basic objective of this course is to develop future finance managers by providing knowledge, skills and practical orientation in financial field.

The course augments the understanding of the role of business in society and the contribution as business leaders to the society. The objective is to enable the students internalize the key business concepts, learn to analyze problems, develop strategies, communicate ideas and motivate people to action. Emphasis is placed on developing an analytical mind, which seeks the right knowledge, right skills and imbibes the right leadership attitude.

Course Objective

The primary objective of the course is to impart knowledge and skills and, just as important, to transmit certain values. The institute proposes to make the students aware of the occupational mobility and voluntary compliance to ethics, law and social responsibilities.

In this context, not only the imparting of knowledge and skills is of vital importance, but even more crucial is the purpose for which the knowledge and skills are utilized. This will greatly depend on the values that students carry with them once they graduate from the institute.

The programme helps the students to equip themselves with the knowledge, skills and values.

This is by way of:

  • Acquainting the students with the problems of today’s business environment that has become very dynamic and competitive. This is done by broadening of horizons by making available information in the form of books. Business magazines and research reports.
  • Developing decision making skills, analytical skills and logical reasoning through case study analysis, presentations, live projects, company internship, interactive class room lectures and discussions.
  • Developing the communication and interpersonal skills of students so that they can express themselves clearly and with confidence in order to influence others. Students are also trained to be good listeners who are sensitized to the expectations of others so that they can play an effective role in group situations. This is done through the communication labs.
  • Making Summer Project/Internship an integral part of the course curriculum. The summer internship programme is for a period of six to eight weeks that can be undertaken in any industry at the end of the third trimester.
  • Organizing of rural camps in rural areas thereby imparting an understanding of the deeper aspirations of the common people for justice and who should see their training as a preparation for true service to the society. The perfect blending of humanity and professionalism, the amalgamation of management, leadership and social service is an active ingredient of this esteemed institution that creates, “Professionals with a difference”.

The department reserves the right to modify, update or delete a subject or a part of the subject in order to maintain the relevancy of the course. All modifications are subject to the approval of the academic council of the Institute.

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