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AICTE APPROVED PGDM PROGRAM

A one-year, full-time, program focused on creating leaders for the data driven digital revolution.

FULL TIME POST GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN MANAGEMENT

PGPM BL | PGPM HR | PGPM AD | PGDM

2 Year Full Time Program Integrating Business, Design Thinking and Liberal Arts.

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT (PGDM) IN BUSINESS DESIGN

SOIL’s 2 year PGDM is a bold and radical step in changing the management education. The program aims at creating business leaders who excel at problem solving and creativity. Graduates of the program will be ideally placed to be the change leaders in the near future.

    WHY PGDM IN BUSINESS DESIGN?

    Managers, who are business centric and have focus on innovation and sustainability are greatly in demand. The learning journey at SOIL prepares you for the demands of the workforce during the 4th Industrial Revolution (2020 and beyond).

    Business Expertise

    To acquire skills and knowledge in the key areas such as Marketing, Finance, Operations, Analytics, Sales and Human Resources.

    Design Thinking

    To develop an effective habit of problem-solving through action and follow a
    fast fail approach to innovation.

    Experiential Immersions

    To understand humans, businesses, societies and the environment in their natural setting.

    Liberal Arts

    To understand humans, communicate better, think critically and
    to get rid of biases.

    WHY DESIGN THINKING

    ‘Design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovation that integrates the needs of people, the possibilities of technology, and the requirements for business success.’

    – Tim Brown, CEO, IDEO

    Design Driven companies have outperformed the S&P index (USA) by 228% over 10 years

    Companies following design thinking have 1.5 times greater market share

    50% of design lead companies report more loyal & supportive customers

    89% of the companies compete on improving customer experience

    PGDM BUSINESS DESIGN CURRICULUM

    SOIL being one the pioneers in bringing Design Thinking into India, has put together a pedagogy integrating Management Design Thinking and Liberal Arts subjects. Our curriculum is instrumental in building leaders for the future.

    MANAGEMENT

    • Marketing Management
    • Finance & Accounting
    • Analytics
    • Human Resources
    • Digital Management
    • Operations
    • Strategy

    DESIGN THINKING

    • Intro to Design Thinking
    • Design Dynamics
    • Design Bootcamps
    • Innovation Fair & Projects

     

    LIBERAL ARTS

    • Psychology for Managers
    • Anthropology
    • Sociology
    • Philosophy
    • Negotiation for Win-Win

     

    LEADERSHIP

    • Self-Leadership
    • Ethics through Theatre
    • Yoga & Wellness
    • Social Innovation
    • Business Communication

     

    SCHOLARSHIPS

    SOIL is committed to ensuring that our program is available for the most committed and high potential leaders of tomorrow. In order to achieve this, it has allocated scholarships worth 2 crores (For all SOIL Programs) in total that are mentioned below:

    merit based scholarship

    Merit Based Scholarship

    Students who have a stellar academic track record and past achievements in the academic field.

    Need Based Scholarship

    Need Based Scholarship

    Students whose gross annual family income is below Rs.5,00,000 during the previous financial year are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

    Dr. Verghese Kurien Scholarship

    Constituted in the honour of Dr V Kurien, the father of the White Revolution in India and is given to the wards of farmers to pursue the PGDM program.

    Dr. Vikram Batra Scholarship

    Dr. Vikram Batra Scholarship

    Encourages the wards of Serving Defence personal /Ex-Serviceman to pursue the post graudation programs at SOIL. All Indian defence services and BSF families will be considered under this scheme.

    Unique Achievement Award

    Dr. Vikram Batra Scholarship

    This category of scholarships is given to those students who have earned awards or achievements in the field of Sports, Fine Arts, Social Work or any other related fields.

    THE MOST EXPERIENTIAL PGDM PROGRAM IN INDIA

    The PGDM program is an amazing opportunity for any student to experience a real-time practical reflection of what is being taught in class and beyond.

    Global Immersion

    Global Immersion

    Undergo a two-week-long international study tour in one of the leading business capitals of the world. This tour combines on-campus lectures, projects and assignments as well as experiential formats like workshops.

    Industry Visits

    Industry Visits

    Industry tours provide an opportunity for students to visit how corporates work in real-time and the use of technology across industries. The activities include a normal observation of the work environment, learning management in real time, shadowing a CEO, etc.,

    Himalayan Retreat

    Himalayan Retreat

    A trip to the scenic village of Sidhbari located on the outskirts of Dharamshala along the feet of the Himalayas. Student’s visit the nearby villages to interact with the local communities and understand their political, economic & cultural issues and views.

    India Train Journey

    India Train Journey

    This program aims at exposing the students to various cultures of India. A 10-day long trip visiting various business capitals of our country and their historic relevance.

    Social Outreach

    Social Outreach

    Work closely with NCR-based non-profit organizations to find meaningful projects which can give real value to people. Student’s contribute meaningfully by building business plans for income generation activity, developing case studies as marketing collateral, creating innovative fund-raising initiatives etc.

    Innovation Fairs

    Innovation Fairs

    The annual festival of the School of Business Design. The fair will be an opportunity for the students to showcase their learnings, reflections, and their impact on the Manesar community through various project work, and real life implementation, design prototypes etc.,

    A COURSE BUILT BY LEADERS

    Top leaders from India collaborated in creating a management program that caters to the business and environmental needs of the modern times.

     
    Indira Parikh

    Indira Parikh

    Former Dean, IIM Ahmedabad

    B Muthuraman

    B Muthuraman

    Former Vice President, Tata Steel

    TV Rao

    TV Rao

    Founder, National HRD Network

    Arun Maira

    Arun Maira

    Former Chairman, Boston Consulting Group

    Savita Mahajan

    Savita Mahajan

    Former Deputy Dean, Indian School of Business

    R Anand

    R Anand

    Sr. Vice President, HCL Tech

    Santhosh Desai

    Santhosh Desai

    MD & CEO, Future Brand Limited

    Arun Arora

    Arun Arora

    CEO, Shroff Eye Hospital

    THE SOIL LEGACY & ADVANTAGE

    CO-CREATED BY 32 COMPANIES

    32 multinational and Indian companies from across industry verticals are involved in the program through mentorship, networking, admission interviews & placements.

    SOCIAL INNOVATION PROGRAM

    Aims to foster social responsibility in students. Students work 1 day a week with a not for profit cause of their choice in making a difference to the community

    124% ROI POST MBA

    Our 1 Year PGPM students have achieved a ROI of over 124% during the placement season 2019-20. An indicative of our strong career management services efforts.

    MENTORSHIP FROM INDUSTRY LEADERS

    Seek career guidance from seasoned corporate mentors, practitioners and leaders through monthly meet up sessions.

    GLOBAL ALUMNI NETWORK

    1000 + Global alumni spread across the world will give you access to a rich group of leaders and professionals across the world

    ACCESS TO OVER 300+ RECRUITERS

    Over the last 12 years, SOIL has received strong support from our recruiting partners. These partners help us during our summer internships and final placements.

    THE SOIL LEGACY & ADVANTAGE

    SOIL is co-created by a group of 32 Multinational and Indian companies from across industry verticals who believe in the value proposition of creating leaders with a focus on the triple bottom line.