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Message From The Director I take this opportunity to present to you our second batch of the 15 months, Full time, Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Executive Programme. This is a unique program where the minimum eligibility is graduation with five years experience at supervisory/ managerial level duly approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) offering a distinct advantage over traditional two years programs in business. At SIMSR we believe not only in academic excellence but holistic development of students as well. Ever since our inception in 1981, we have been raising our bar year over year in terms of revamping our teaching pedagogy. The PGDM-Executive program is especially designed for experienced professionals in various sectors to hone their skills and make them ready for the new challenges that they will encounter in the markets in future. We foster sharpening of skills and enhancement of knowledge base in our students through innovative teaching methods that are on par with the emerging practices adopted by world class business schools. The profile of the current batch is very diverse which facilitates an effective peer learning among students and faculty. Students not only get an exposure to the latest developments in business thoughts and processes but are also encouraged to develop an entrepreneurial spirit and problem solving skills leading them to corporate success. In this, they are greatly helped by a highly flexible curriculum which facilitates them to develop in areas of their choice and deepen their competencies through industry internships. Somaiya Vidyavihar offers an environment friendly, pristine campus wherein students experience a unique learning milieu where we build business leaders with Global mindsets but Indian roots. We request you to visit us at the campus and judge for yourselves, the excellent academic strengths and the students whom you may like to recruit. Your participation in the placement process will be an honour to the institute. With Warmest Regards Director Prof. (Dr) Satish Ailawadi

about simsr K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR) was established in 1981 as a part of K J Somaiya Trust and Somaiya Vidyavihar, with the objective of providing state of the art education in Management and allied areas. The Institute was inaugurated by Dr. Manmohan Singh, the present Prime Minister of India, and has since established itself among the top B-Schools in India. The rigorous and case based teaching - learning process ensures that the students of the Institute are able to apply their concepts to real world business problems. The alumni have risen through the ranks and now occupy strategic positions of decision making across dierent industries in India and abroad.

about pgdm-executive The PGDM-Executive program is designed for professionals with at least 5 years of experience at managerial level to prepare them for senior management positions in the corporate / functional areas. The emphasis is to hone their soft skills and knowledge to take larger responsibilities required in the above jobs. Students undertaking the program are passionate about learning and are happy to be back in the classroom among their professional and intellectual peers, where they can share the challenge of learning new skills and techniques for managing business. They are aware of the demands of the industry, society and family and are highly motivated and committed to the task at hand and ahead of them. During the program, the students are exposed to a variety of subjects to enable them to have a broader picture of social, cultural, economic and global environment and equip them to cope up with the challenges likely to be faced by them through a mix of case studies, simulation exercises, field projects and class discussions. During the course of the program, at least 25-35 hours each week are allotted for some combination of group projects, research, assignments and presentations. Students are selected from diverse backgrounds/regions, with an eye on experience sharing on diverse range of subjects and case studies. They share the challenges faced by them in their jobs/situations. Each PGDM-Executive candidate is a case study in himself or herself. The group projects foster the spirit of teamwork and bring out leadership skills. The program offers niche specializations that help them understand the specific issues about the selected domains while keeping track of general management subjects/issues. Students are also offered a choice of electives across specialisations to understand and appreciate the cross functional issues. Specialisation subjects bring in a very healthy and focused discussion from among those with experience in the sector the ones who are new to it. The program is conducted by highly qualified and industry experienced faculty, who are also currently providing consultancy support to various organisations. Overall the program is specially designed for the experienced professionals and provides inputs, which are contemporary and are useful for the current globalised and fast changing environment.

COURSE STRUCTURE TERM 1 • Business Statistics • Managerial Economics • Business Finance • Leadership and Organizational Behavior • Operations Management • Marketing Management – I • I T in Management • Management Science Application • Business Communication


Common subjects • Business Policy • International Business • Management Information Systems • Entrepreneurship Management

TERM 2 • Management Accounting • Macro Economics • Logistics and Supply Chain Management • Marketing Management – II • Human Resource Management • Strategic Management • Business Research • Written Analysis and Communication


Common subjects • Project Management • Leadership Lab • Business Ethics & Corporate Governance • Business Law

+ Electives


+ Electives


Objectives • To help the students to integrate their learning across subjects • To help students to apply their theoretical concepts in a real life scenario Content Students are required to work in an organization for three months on a problem/ issue of strategic nature. The outcome of this project should be a case, a research paper or a business plan for an entrepreneurial venture. Facilitation Students will work under the guidance of a faculty assigned to them as a mentor. Depending on the expected

List of Electives for Term III and Term IV MARKETING


• Sales and Distribution Management • Integrated Marketing Communications • Services Marketing including Financial / IT services • Product and Brand Management • Consumer Behavior • International Marketing • Marketing Strategy • B2B Marketing • Global Brand Management • Retail Management

• HR Planning & Audit • Training & Development • Compensation & Benefits • Labour Legislation • Learning Organisation & Change Management • Psychometric Testing & Quantitative Models in HR • Competency & Performance



• Portfolio and Investment Management • Financial Institutions and Markets • Mergers and Acquisitions • Futures, Options and Derivatives • International Finance • Corporate Finance

• Advanced Logistics and Supply Chain Management • BPR & Bench Marking • Operations Planning & Control • Manufacturing Strategy • Materials Management • Business Process Flow



• Creativity and Innovation • Managing Change • Cross Cultural Management

• Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP) • Data Warehousing, Mining, OLAP & Business Intelligence • E business and E CRM • Marketing of IT Product and Services

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CONATCT US K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research Vidyanagar, Vidyavihar, Mumbai - 77 Phone (Board) : +91-22-67283000 / 67283050

Contact Person

5 to 6 years Cdr (Retd) N D Sharma, VSM Registrar & Chief Manager (Placements & Corporate Relations)

Mr. Hari Sabnis Manager – Corporate Realtions Phone : +91-22-67283005 (Direct) Mobile : +91-9820845187 E-mail : hari.sabnis@

Placement Committee Members Mr. Amit Agarwal : +91-9892772876 Mr. Bharat Dalvi : +91-9665552224 Mr. Rahul Menon : +91-9819147406 Mr. Ravi Shastri : +91-9167676184

Placement Brochure PGDM(Exec) Somaiya  

Placement Brochure for Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Executive) 2012-13 Somaiya Instiute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai

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