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India’s first data driven management programThe only program in the country that focuses on Data-Driven Management skills.
4 Industry-Relevant SpecializationsSpecialization options include Analytics, Product Management, Digital Marketing and Supply chain & Operations
International CollaborationDual Certification from Great Lakes & Stuart School of Business, IIT Chicago.
Scholarship optionsScholarship options for budding Entrepreneurs and women returning to work after a break.
PGPM-Ex is India's first data-driven management program that is based on the 3 pillars of data-driven decision making, specializations, and people effectiveness. It is a unique executive MBA program that makes candidates future-ready by enabling them to make decisions based on data and insights rather than experience and intuition.
The PGPM-Ex uses a combination of learning methods that include classroom teaching, self-learning through videos and reading materials, team-based problem solving, and sessions with industry experts. Classes are conducted on weekends and assisted by online webinars, discussions, and assignments. Unlike other executive MBA programs, candidates can continue to access the course content online even after they have graduated.
The Program has about 400 learning hours organized in a modular architecture that enables the learner to take charge of the learning objectives, timing, and outcomes. The program comprises of a General Management module, Specializations, and Career Enhancement module.
The faculty pool of the program consists of leading academicians in the area of management along with experienced industry practitioners from leading organizations.
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The PG Program in Management is conceived and delivered in collaboration with an impressive array of Corporate Partners, who contribute to making this program industry-oriented through practical instruction, real-world case studies and expert mentorship.
The Capstone Project is an application-oriented industry project where candidates are mentored and evaluated by Great Lakes faculty and Industry Experts. It allows them to apply their learning to real life projects and add it to their portfolio as a tangible 'body of work' for potential employers to see. It is a growth enabler that instills both confidence and conviction in our candidates.
This is how the class of PGPM-Ex 2017 looks like.
The class comprises of professionals working with some of the leading organizations across different domains. Most of our candidates are from the technology sector, followed by BFSI, consulting, manufacturing, and others.
The PGP- management candidates come with a wide range of work experience from 4 to 10+ years. The class consists of CXOs, CEOs, Vice Presidents, Business Unit Heads, mid-level managers, and young professionals bringing in their unique experiences to the fore.
Candidates come from leading organizations working in different roles and industries. While most candidates are from the technology sector; BFSI, Consulting, and Manufacturing sectors also contribute significantly to the batch composition.
The education backgrounds of PGPM-Ex candidates is also kept into mind during selection. The focus has been to ensure diversity across various degrees and disciplines of education. While 33% of the class had received their education in Sciences, Commerce and other disciplines,50% of the class is composed of Bachelors in Engineering and about 17% have their Masters degree (M.Tech, MBA, MCA, MS),
Our candidates have been associated with leading Indian and global organizations. Some of these are:
At Great Learning, we take immense pride in our students making successful transitions to managerial and leadership roles. Here are a few success stories of our students.
"I chose Great Lakes because of the brand name. I have pursued a similar program in the past but it didn’t really add any value to my career. The faculty at Great Lakes was extremely knowledgeable and explained the concepts really well."
"The flexibility and the quality of the program are the two things that stand out for me. The program delivery model(blended) and schedule of the program made me choose Great Lakes over others and I was assured that the quality of education is on par with other premier institutes."
"For an engineering graduate like me, Economics was all Greek and latin. The topic needed a very good introduction. The faculty was able to convey the concepts in a way which I could understand and relate to with relevant examples and case studies. The study materials complemented to what was discussed in the class. It was a great experience."
Here are a few class videos from the recent sessions.
Following are the eligibility criteria and selection process for the PGPM-Ex
Following are the payment details for the program:
Candidates can pay the program fee through Cheque, DD, Net Banking, Credit Cards or Debit Cards. Cash payments are not accepted. We issue receipts for all fee payments made towards the programs.
Selected students can contact the Admissions Office for assistance in applying for loans after receiving the offer of admission. Our lending partners include HDFC Credila and Avanse.
Here are the Application Deadlines for the program
Here's a list of the commonly asked questions about the program.
The PGPM-Ex is intended for working professionals aspiring for growth in managerial careers. Eligibility includes having a Bachelor's degree with 50% aggregate score and a minimum of 4 years of work experience. There is no upper limit on the amount of prior work experience.
PGPM-Ex program is based on the learnings and achievements of Great Lakes PGPM program, which is now ranked within the top 10 in the country. PGPM-Ex is designed specifically for working professionals keeping in mind their learning needs and career requirements. Some of the salient features that distinguish the PGPM-Ex program include:
PGPM-Ex follows a blended learning approach wherein lecture delivery happens through classroom and online modes. Contact classes will be scheduled for one weekend every month and will be held at the Great Lakes Learning Centre in Gurgaon (Golf Course Road), Bangalore (HSR Layout), Hyderabad (Madhapur), and Mumbai (Powai).
The total Program fee of Rs.3.95 lacs + GST and can be paid at one go or according to the following payment schedule:
Chose Great Lakes because of the brand name. I have pursued a similar program in the past but it didn’t really add any value to my career. The faculty at Great Lakes was extremely knowledgeable and explained the concepts really well.
The faculty is great. They present the concepts in a very easy manner and the sessions are highly interactive. They use live examples and case-studies that help understand the concepts in a much easier manner.