The PGDM-DS Programme
Post Graduate Diploma in Management + Development Studies is designed as a broad and multi-disciplinary programme to equip students with knowledge, analytical and conceptual skills of social and economic development. It prepares students with ability to provide entrepreneurial solutions to social problems, livelihoods for rural and urban poor, corporate social responsibility initiatives and creating social enterprises.
Curriculum and Career path
EDI applies innovative training techniques, competent faculty support, consultancy and quality teaching and training materials to create specialists in fields of development research, micro finance, micro enterprise development, rural & urban livelihoods, fund raising, gender studies, corporate social responsibility and social entrepreneurship. EDI offers academic opportunities that are intellectually rigorous and extraordinarily diverse.
These inputs equip students to gain rewarding careers in action with Non profit community based organisations, state, national and international organisations; Grant making organisations, CSR wings of Industrial and Corporate houses; UN Organisations engaged in rural and urban development; Own social enterprise with an aim to identify innovative solutions to social problems.
EDIs 100% placement record connects each student to a meaningful and challenging career opportunity. There is huge demand for exceptionally and intensively trained professionals graduating from the PGDM-DS programme. Our alumni are placed in national and international organisations that include UN organizations, World Bank, AKRSP, FWWB, NRLM, SEWA, CII, Azim Premji Foundation, Aga khan Rural Support Programme, Selco, Utthan, Chetna, IDBI Ltd, HDFC Bank, Unnati, GLPC, State mission units of NRLM, etc. Campus recruitments held each year receives overwhelming response from some of the top recruiters in Development sector.
Eligibility to Join PGDM-DS
Graduates with 50% marks and valid CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/ATMA scores are eligible to be part of this course. Graduates with work experience are welcome to apply who satisfy the above condition. (More...)