PGDM IEV: Course Structure

PGDM-IEV (Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Venture Development) course has five Modules, two Action Learning Segments and three Capstone Projects to enable students to learn to recognize, create and shape a business opportunity, develop leadership and build a start-up team, construct business models, and assess market feasibility for launching new start-ups. The details are as:

First Year

Semester Tracks/Phase Modules, Capstone Projects and Action Learning Segments
1st Semester Foundation of Management and Entrepreneurship Track
  • Module-I: Introduction to Innovation and Entrepreneurial Idea Generation and Identifying Business Opportunities
    • Capstone Project-I: Development of an Innovative Business Idea into a Proof-of-Concept
  • Module-II: Management Skills for Entrepreneurs and Managing for Value Creation
    • Capstone Project-II: Development of Business Idea into working Prototype
2nd Semester Start-up Experiential Learning Track: (Co-Learning & Contribution)
  • Module-III: Creating and Sustaining Enterprising Model & Organizational Effectiveness
    • Capstone Project-III: Development of Minimum Viable Business Model of Innovation
  • Action Learning Segment-I: Start-up/Incubation Residency Learning Program

Second Year

Semester Tracks/Phase Modules, Capstone Projects and Action Learning Segments
3rd Semester Entrepreneurship Intensity Track (Immersion into Incubation Facility and Resource Access)
  • Module-IV: Advancing Entrepreneurial Skill and Venture Planning
  • Module-V: Creating and Growing New Venture and National & Global Business Environment
4th Semester Start-up Establishment Track
  • Action Learning Segment-II: Venture Establishment Phase at Incubators/Accelerators

Note:Adopted from Course Guideline and Curriculum by AICTE (2022).

CIMP offers PGDM equivalent to MBA, PGDM (IEV), EFPM, FPM
Established by Govt. of Bihar, Approved by AICTE, PGDM Accredited by NBA
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