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Benefits of PGDM Program over MBA Program

Why students should choose PGDM over MBA

For Management aspirants after becoming certain about doing a masters in Management, the one question that baffles them is choosing between MBA & PGDM. Which one works better? Which one to pursue to have a great career ahead?  The list of doubts is never-ending. For a while, the lines look blurry and there seems to be hardly any difference apart from the naming of the two.

However, times have changed, and so has everything around it. In present times, it has boiled down to student’s skill set rather than just the degree.  In addition, more than 300 autonomous Institutes are providing PGDM degree, approved by AICTE.

In this backdrop, here are 10 more reasons why you should choose PGDM over MBA:

  1. Cutting Edge Courses

PGDM has the most advanced courses that dazzle through on the resume. These courses save the students from all the clutter of theoretical subjects which are not so applicable in the real world.

  1. Advanced Curriculum

PGDM has its curriculum designed by large MNCs which train students and set up labs in the college. The students not only work on real-life problems but also get industry-valued certifications from the tech giants such as IBM and SAP.

  1. Specialization Options

Business Analytics, Enterprise Management and International Finance are only a few to name amongst the several specializations booming in the market.  Both fresh graduates as well as working professionals can take up these courses.

  1. Industry-Centric Syllabus

PGDM colleges with their healthy collaborations bring in experts from the industry who develop the entire syllabus according to the needs in the industry. This bridges the gap between industry and academia, thus helping students to take up the current challenges in the modern industry.

  1. Multi-Dimensional Development

Students get developed, not only on technical skills, but they also get to work on their interpersonal skills through international and domestic industry visits.

  1. Great Placement

Today, Companies are concerned with the skill level of students rather than the tag of the University or MBA. PGDM courses with their unique new courses provide just that. Post PGDM, you can serve as a honed, skilled, and valuable management professional in varied jobs across industry verticals.

  1. High Salary Package

With high-quality skills, you will be unstoppable from getting the package you always dreamt to have. Apart from this, PGDM courses also propel you towards better career growth.

  1. Autonomous College Advantage

Autonomy has been given to the institution to produce graduates to meet the modern-day industry requirements.  Autonomous colleges have a student-friendly environment and processes. Better quality assignments and healthy student-faculty relations are a substantial part of it.

  1. Diverse Faculty

PGDM courses have advanced courses that needs to be delivered by experienced faculty. The PGDM faculty members thus have multi-disciplinary experience in both sectors – Academia and Industry. The potent combination of the teaching experience and mentoring received by the students ensure that each student is driven from within to think and behave as a leader.

  1. Industry Exposure at the College Level

PGDM colleges provide programs with collaboration with several organizations. The students visit industries for internship during their semester to learn effective business strategies and shape their management career. They are thus well-versed with the organization know-how before putting their first foot in the corporate world.

On A Conclusive Note:

If you look at college rankings, 9 out of 10 Top Business Schools offer PGDM, not MBA. The hottest skills in the market are incorporated into specialized courses by PGDM programme. Moreover, if you wish to set yourself out from the crowd, PGDM can be your best bet.

ABS’s unique PGDM programme laced with Fully paid study trip to Oxford – London (U.K.) ticks all the right boxes by giving you a well-rounded PGDM experience with its collaborative programs Executive Diploma in International Business from Oxford Business College (UK), London; Certification in Business Analytics & Digital Marketing from NIIT; and Diploma in Media & Entertainment from Asian Academy of Film & TV (AAFT). Moreover, the ABS PGDM course is compiled from the latest industry practices and probing business case studies.

Are you still baffled about choosing PGDM or MBA? Give us a call at 0120-4594200, or Email at: info@abs.edu.in.