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Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management


Contemporary times are complex and unpredictable with market volatility, digital transformation, and innovation. Organizations are looking for business leaders who are global change-makers. Whether you are aspiring to move up the ladder or are about to take on greater leadership responsibilities, the Alliance Executive PGDM program is designed to bring about a full-scale transformation that empowers executives to create and renew competitive advantage for their organizations.

The program is contemporary, rigorous and is the right platform for goal-oriented, ambitious, career-focused working professionals who are on the lookout for career transformation. The 15-months weekend executive program allows working professionals to pursue a world-class management curriculum while allowing them the flexibility to continue their work along with the program.

The 15-months program focuses on developing specific knowledge and skill sets relevant for managers. With consistent records of success, this transformative program prepares you for senior management roles and accelerates your career growth.

Commence of the course

January 2020 & July 2020

Course Duration

3 Years*

Mode of Study

Full Time Course


Minimum in Full time bachelor’s degree / 3Yrs Diploma.

Work Experience

For Degree Holders (10+2+3) (10+2+4): Minimum 2 years of full-time work experience.

For Diploma Holders (10+2+3): Minimum 5 years of full-time work experience.



  • Market Research and Inbound Marketing (MRIM)
  • Brand Management and Customer Value Creation (BMCVC)
  • Business to Business Marketing (BBM)
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management (SAPM)
  • Financial Derivatives and Risk Management (FDRM)
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate restructuring (MACR)
  • Performance Appraisal, Training and Competency Management (PATCM)
  • Compensation Management, Incentives and Productivity (CMIP)
  • Measurement and Research Methods in HRM (MRM)
  • Digital Transformation for Competitive Advantage (DTCA)
  • Software Project Management (SPM)
  • Driving Digital Strategy (DDS)
  • Project Planning and Control (PPC)
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM)
  • Project Risk Management (PRM), Lean Management (LM)
  • Predictive Analytics (PDA)
  • Prescriptive Analytics (PA)
  • Data Visualization (DV)
  • Business Modelling (BM)

Course Duration

15 Months


On-campus and Hybrid

Key Features

  • Legacy of offering executive education for the past 2 decades 
  • 50th Batch commencement 
  • Delivered by senior industry professionals and accomplished full-time faculty 
  • Rigorous, relevant, contemporary, and progressive curriculum to reflect the needs of industry 
  • Peer-group interactions and exposure to a diverse group of professionals 
  • Enhanced career opportunities in the global workplace 
  • Flexibility to continue the programme from any part of the globe 
  • 6500+ exceptional alumni across the globe
  • Student community from 500+ top MNCs 
  • Participating students with an average work experience of around 10 years
  • Student participants from more than 10 countries 

Reasons to join

The 15-months programme aims to produce contextually relevant middle and senior-level managers with exposure to world-class management system prepared for a better future. Any executive who wants to enhance, broaden, deepen, learn, or develop new horizons of their career must pursue this programme.


The Alliance Executive PGDM programme is delivered in a blended mode. The programme is designed, developed, and assessed by Alliance’s acclaimed and accomplished national and international faculty by seeking inputs from industry experts. The Executive PGDM is designed as an interactive and intense programme that is delivered through multiple pedagogical techniques.

Programme Outcomes

  • The knowledge of contemporary theories and practices in management
  • Skills to demonstrate leadership behaviour in a team ecosystem
  • Decision-making techniques and strategic viewpoint
  • An ability to analyse, evaluate and solve business problems through critical thinking
  • An understanding of global, economic and ethical aspects of business

Intellectual Capital

With the aim to develop future-ready leaders with analytical and leadership skills, Alliance’s academic programs prepare business leaders for future and current market needs by equipping them with contemporary skill sets. Alliance has some of the best intellectual capital for futuristic growth consisting of:

  • About 350+ core faculty members from various disciplines
  • International adjunct faculty with global work experience
  • Adjunct and guest faculty from leading companies like TCS, Wipro, Vedanta, Essar with more than 20 years of work experience

Corporate Sponsorship Programme

Organizations create opportunities for learning and development for their talented performers by helping them to accelerate their careers through advanced learning and by sponsoring enrollment in rigorous and carefully crafted management programme specially designed for working professionals. This allows the organizations to continue receiving their insights and groom them for senior positions.

Alliance School of Business welcomes all such high-potential, sponsored candidates to its Executive Education programme.

Participant Profile

The alumni and current students of the programme have come from diverse industries, organizations, backgrounds, educational profiles and experiences. They represent leading organizations, such as, TCS, Wipro, Infosys, Red Bull, Mindtree, Cognizant and Honeywell, to name a few.

The common things among the participants include:

  • Enthusiasm for learning and career enhancement
  • Recognized work experience
  • Potential for leadership roles
  • Fresh approaches for business practices
Participants across various sectors
Work experience of participants
Accenture Services Pvt. Ltd. Oracle Hinduja Global
Jhonson & Jhonson Ltd. Control Components India Pvt Ltd Solutions
ACS Oriental Structural Target Corp India Pvt. Ltd
JP Morgan Engineers Pvt. Ltd. Hmd Nigeria
Allegis Services India Convergys India Pvt. Tata Consultancy Services
Kirloskar Electric Co. Ltd Services Ltd. Honeywell
ANZ Pharma Leaf Tech Mahindra
Manthan Systems Pvt. Ltd. Dell Hotel Leela Venture Ltd.
Aon Hewitt Polaris Software Lab Ltd. Tesco
Mastek Ltd Deloitte India Pvt. Ltd. HSBC
Apollo Hospitals Qwest Telecom The Oberoi Hotel
Mercedes Benz Deutsche Bank I Gate Patni Global Solution Ltd.
AT & T Realbridge Consulting Pvt. Ltd. Times of India
Micro Labs Ltd. First American (Indian) Pvt. Ltd. Ibm India Pvt. Ltd.
Axa Technology Service Releance Communications Titan Industries Ltd.
Microsoft Frontier Business Systems Ifb Industries Ltd.
Axis Bank Reliance Vision Express Toyota Kirloskar
Misys Software Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. GE Indian Airforce
Akzo Nobel India Ltd. Reuters TVS
Mphasis Limited Genpact Indian Oil Corporation
Barclays Bank SAP Volvo
Naizak (Uae) GMR Group Infosys Technologies
Biocon Sasken Velosis Systems Pvt. Ltd.
Nevion Middle East Goldman Sachs Service Pvt. Ltd. Ing Vysya Bank
Bosch Limited Sevcon Wipro Technologies
Northern Trust HCL Technologies Ltd. Intel
Buhler India Pvt. Ltd. Siemens Yahoo
Nous Infosystems Hdfc Bank Jet Airways
Cable Wireless Worldwide Sonata Software Ltd. Yokogawa India Ltd.
Mmantel Hewlett Packard Yell Adworks Inida Pvt. Ltd.
Capgemini Symphony Services Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.

Programme Structure

Management Fundamentals Elective Course 1
Digital Business Transformation Elective Course 2
Statistical Analysis Elective Course 3
Data Mining and Data Visualization Corporate Governance and Ethics
Management & Financial Accounting Competitive Business Models
Economic Principles and Power of Markets Strategy and Change Management
Electives can be selected from the specializations mentioned below. In order to pursue one specialization, a candidate must select 3 electives from the same specialization.


The Executive Edge: Why Working Professionals Choose Executive Programs?

Whether you're looking to redefine your career trajectory or trying to upskill and maintain an upward slope in your career graph, educational pursuits such as an Executive MBA, Executive PGDM, Weekend Executive MBA, or online Executive MBA from the right business school can be extremely beneficial to thrive in a volatile business environment.

Many working professionals look for programs such as the best Executive MBA in India, top Weekend Executive MBA in Bangalore, Part-time Executive MBA in Bangalore, and the best online Executive MBA in India, but often find it difficult to find a program which fits their career goals and schedules. You might be confused as there are a plethora of opportunities. The terms Executive MBA and Executive PGDM are often used interchangeably. Executive PGDM and Executive MBA are both MBA-equivalent advanced management programs designed for ambitious working professionals seeking an accelerated career growth. However, an Executive PGDM has a more industry-focused curriculum, and may offer more flexibility, as compared to an Executive MBA.

Keeping in mind the demanding work commitments in today’s business landscape, Alliance Executive Education has created a weekend Executive PGDM course for working professionals to learn vital skillsets without compromising on their work hours. Unlike most Executive PGDM programs or Executive MBA programs which offer less flexibility and learning outcomes, the Alliance Executive PGDM is more flexible, and offers participants with opportunities to upskill and maximize practical learning to thrive in their workplace.




Executive PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) for working professionals is a premier program specifically curated for individuals who are already employed or have worked in the past, and wish to enhance their leadership and management skills in a desired role without taking a break from their existing job. The weekend management program is offered in two modes - Hybrid and On-campus.

EPGDM and EMBA courses are MBA-equivalent advanced management programs curated for working profesionals who are willing to transform or transition their careers in an accelerated manner. This program is more industry-focused, and may have more flexibility in designing their curriculum, as compared to an Executive MBA. Ultimately, the choice between the two depends on personal career goals, and the institution from where you are planning to pursue the program. If you are a working professional looking to build cross-functional and techno-manegerial leadership skills, then Alliance University's EPGDM - a program with a legacy of 49 batches and 6500+ exceptional alumni across the globe, may be the right fit for you. To know more, Speak to Your Learning Advisor Now.

The eligibility criteria for the Executive PGDM program is:

  1. Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3/4) from a recognized University with a minimum of two years of work experience, or
  2. Diploma (10+2+3) from a recognized University with a minimum of five years of work experience.

The program has a legacy of 49 cohorts/batches with a global alumni network of 6500+ exceptional alumni spread across the globe. Join our exclusive 49th Batch and redefine your career path. Apply Now.

No, it is not necessary to be an engineer to pursue an Executive MBA or Executive PGDM Program from Alliance University. The program is tailor-made for professionals from various academic and career backgrounds. More than 50% of the current cohort comes from a non-engineering academic background, contributing immensely to the diversity in terms of industries, roles, and perspectives. However, you need a certain amount of work experience to maximize your learning opportunities. to know more about the peer diversity across industries and work experience ranges.

The alumni and current students of the programme have come from diverse industries, organizations, backgrounds, educational profiles, and experiences. Few of the leading organizations they represent are:

Fortune 500 companies

The Executive PGDM is a 15-month flexible weekend program including 2 semesters followed by 3 months of capstone project.

Definetely Not. You can pursue our world-class management and leadership program without quitting your job. The Executive PGDM is a flexible weekend program and is apt for:

  • Mid-career executives and high potential individuals keen to learn winning strategies.
  • Working professionals aiming at climbing the corporate ladder and greater leadership responsibilities.
  • Entrepreneurs seeking to scale their businesses.

The programme commencement for the 50th Batch of Executive PGDM is on Sept 2024.

There are multiple parameters which you must evaluate to choose the right Executive MBA / PGDM Program and the right Business School that fit your career goals. Be it with respect to career acceleration and transition, UGC and AICTE recognitions, national and international accreditations and rankings, globally renowned faculties and industry practitioners, cutting-edge industry-relevant curriculum and practical learning methodology, career guidance and coaching, diverse cohort and exceptional alumni network, etc., Alliance university focuses on equipping you with every possible skillset that can enable you to be the visionary leader you have always aspired to become.

Get on a one-on-one counselling session with your Senior Learning Advisor to know more about why Alliance University may be the right choice for you to accelerate your career. Call us or Chat with us on WhatsApp at +91 8105014564

Yes, this course can help you switch to a different industry or role even if you don't have prior experience in that specific field. The program helps you build a portfolio of demonstrable skills through a practical learning methodology coupled with an industry-relevant curriculum. These acquired and enhanced skillsets pave your way towards career acceleration and career transition. For more information. , or call us at +91 8105014564.

Pursuing an Executive MBA program is a strategic and valuable step towards achieving your career goals. Hence, it's crucial to make a thoughtful choice when selecting both your program and the Business School, considering the potential positive influence the program can exert on your promotions, and its significance in enhancing your portfolio, work outcomes, and job prospects.

Alliance University has been the University/School of 'Firsts' in many aspects:

  1. First private university to be established in Karnataka and South India
  2. First Business School in India to receive international accreditaion from IACBE, USA
  3. First Business School in India to introduce STEM-infused Executive PGDM Programs for Industry 4.0 and Beyond, and
  4. Alliance could be your first Business School to redefine your leadership path and transform your career into a story of excellence.

Whether it's about career acceleration and career transition, UGC and AICTE recogntions, national and global accreditations and rankings, esteemed faculties and industry experts, cutting-edge industry-focused curriculum and practical learning methodology, career guidance and coaching, cohort diversity and remarkable alumni network, etc., this program will help you get that next promotion without compromising on the learning outcome, by equipping you with a comprehensive skillset and a recognized degree from a premier university.

To know more, .

The average work experience for the EPGDM cohort is around 8 years. Here is the work experience diversity in the current 49th cohort. (a) 2-5 years: 35% (b) 6-10 years: 27% (c) 11-15 years: 20% (d) 16-20 years: 13% (e) More than 20 years: 5%

The Executive PGDM program at Alliance University is delivered in two modes - Hybrid and On-campus weekend classes. Candidates have the flexibility to choose any of the modes, which makes our world-class executive education accessible to working professionals from anywhere in the India.

Yes. The 15-month flexible weekend program includes 3 months of capstone project. You will be guided by a faculty mentor throughout this project to ensure that you maximize you learning opportunities, and build demonstrable hands-on skills to get a competitive edge.

With a cutting-edge industry-relevant curriculum that includes case studies, discussions, expert sessions, assignments, and assessments, the weekend format of the program ensures that you are able to seamlessly apply your learnings at your workplace throughout the week.

With a legacy of 49 batches and 6500+ exceptional alumni across the globe, the Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management Program at Alliance University is the first choice of many working professionals who want to unlock their potential and elevate their career trajectory.

Alliance University offers India's first-ever STEM-infused Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management Program for Industry 4.0 and beyond. The on-campus flexible weekend classes offer participants with plethora of opportunities to learn, receive coaching, and network with world-class faculties, industry experts and diverse peer groups in a highly interactive setup.

The Hybrid mode ensures that participants who are unable to attend the on-campus classes, can attend the same live class via zoom through a highly interactive technology enabled setup.

The recordings of the sessions are uploaded on the Learning Management System (LMS) portal within 24 hours to help participants revisit the concepts at any later point in time. The participant will receive an Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management from a UGC recognized university.

There are a lot of institutions and course providers that offer executive MBA, online MBA, weekend MBA, part-time MBA courses that are not recognized by UGC. Many offer shorter duration programs which don't qualify as degree programs. Many provide certificates that are not from UGC recognized universities, and may also have online mentioned on the certificates. Therefore, evaluating various factors is essential when selecting the right executive MBA program and Business School that align with your career objectives.

After successful completion of the first semester, participants will get a certificate of ""Fundamentals in Management"" from Alliance University. After successful completion of the entire 15-month program, participants will receive ""Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management"" from Alliance University with the name of the specialization also mentioned. For e.g. if the specialization chosen is Operations and Project Management, the participant will receive ""Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Operations and Project Management)"".

Alliance university also has a collaboration with Coursera through which the executive program participants will get access to pursue any certifications (within the scope of collaboration) for free of cost from globally renowned institutions.

For more information on the loan & financial assistance, please contact us on +91 8105014564.

  • The total fees of the program for the on-campus mode is INR 2.5 lakhs.
  • The total fees of the program for the hybrid mode is INR 2.1 lakhs.
  • To receive the full fee structure, please write to us at eep@alliance.edu.in with your name, email ID and phone number.
  • Alliance University is the first private university of South India established in Karnataka State in 2010 and is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi.
  • Alliance University received the prestigious Diamond rating in Faculty Quality, Diversity & Accessibility, and Academic Development by QS I-GAUGE Ratings - 2023 that provides a unique 360-degree perspective of Indian institutions for higher learning.
  • Alliance University has been ranked 87th in Managementamong all higher education institutions in India, by NIRF-Innovation Rankings- 2023. Ministry of Education, Government of India.
  • Alliance University received the Times Business Awards – Bengaluru 2023 for Excellence in Corporate Mentorship.
  • Alliance School of Business is the First Business School in India to be accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), USA
  • Alliance School of Business is ranked #3 Best B-School under a private university in India, and #3 Best B-School in South India by Times B-School Rankings- 2023.

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