Project Management is ultimately about influencing people at all levels and ensuring that all the separate work streams are delivered to specification, completed in a timely manner, meet or are below designated budgets, follow regulatory or legal mandates & requirements, and assist in identifying new approaches based on the underlying engineering and economic principles

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What You'll Learn

Discover what this program has in store for you.

  • Strong theoretical and practical project management skills.
  • Conceptualization, planning, scheduling, control, and delivery of complex projects with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstration of ethical approach, professionalism, and governance to work in project teams both locally and globally.

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Programme at a Glance

The PGP APM is one of the most sought Programme since its inception. This Programme provides an extensive study in performance of completed projects. This Programme builds upon the concepts and practices of project engineering and management aspects with project practices.

Location & Duration

Hyderabad Campus

Nestled away in the green burrows of Shamirpet, our vibrant Hyderabad campus offers an irresistible academic experience for the discerning learner.

Duration: Two years full time


Semester 1

Kickstart your academic journey with foundational knowledge of project management Principles and Practices, managing project communications and business decision making from a theoretical point of view. In this semester, you become well versed with the very essentials of accounting, managerial economics and business development and project marketing required for managing the projects.

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  • Accounting and Finance

    Acquire knowledge of the principles and techniques of management accounting and financial management, and evaluate and develop analytic abilities.

  • Managerial Economics

    Get insights into the key concepts, principles, tools, and techniques of Managerial Economics in analyzing the business/industry/project environment.

  • Business Decision Making

    Understand basic statistical concepts; quantitative techniques for optimal utilization of the organizational resources to enhance bottom-line performance

  • Business Development and Project Marketing

    Get knowledge of basic aspects of business-to-business (B2B) marketing and project marketing strategies and practices.

  • People and Organisations

    Assess and manage behavior of individuals and groups at the workplace; design and implementation of organizational systems.

  • Managing Project Communications

    Get acquainted with various strategies and aspects of business and project communications.

  • Project Management Principles and Practices

    Understand essentials of professional project management conduct; global project management methodologies and standards.

  • Swayam

    A comprehensive transdisciplinary and holistic understanding and basic sensitivity towards Human Factors and Ergonomics.

Semester 2

Plunge into the legal, operational, and managerial side of project management in this semester. This semester will help you acquire core competencies in concepts like contract and property laws, project risks, formulation and planning, and quality management. The semester concludes with an exciting internship opportunity that helps you gain professional experience and industry exposure.

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  • Legal Aspects and Industrial Relations

    Evaluate the laws relating to contracts, property and infrastructure laws, labor welfare, and environmental issues relating to project management.

  • Operations Management

    Understand different operations management tools for cost optimization and develop an independent and life-long skill set for continuous improvement.

  • Health, Safety, and Environment Management

    Analyze environmental impact of developmental projects and mitigation, evaluate, and assess the strategies in implementing HSE policy in Project Management.

  • Project Risk Management

    Apply the understanding of risk information, identification, analysis and evaluation. Create effective models or customize existing ones.

  • Project Formulation and Appraisal

    Analyze and formulate a project feasibility report in all aspects, to understand the various project financing methods and develop DPR.

  • Project Planning and Integration - II (P6)

    Achieve proficiency in building modeling, coordination, and collaboration aspects using various BIM-based tools, project planning and scheduling using Primavera.

  • Procurement and Contract Management

    Understand intricacies associated with the procurement processes and the possible contractual challenges that project stakeholders may face.

  • Project Quality Management

    Develop understanding of concepts and techniques of quality-related aspects of projects, and the tools and techniques of quality management for effective project execution.

  • Project Cost Engineering (with CANDY)

    Develop the ability to estimate, budget and control the project cost for engineering projects.

  • Managerial Skills

    Develop managerial communication and presentation skills of students and prepare them to communicate with confidence in project/ business scenarios.

  • Swayam

    Identify an idea and conceptualize a digital solution for the same using modern tools and techniques.

  • Summer Internship

    Gain professional experience and industry exposure.

Semester 3

With the onset of this semester, you will dive deeper into analysis and evaluation of the managerial and governance aspects that make up a large-scale project. Encompassing a comprehensive series of 18 courses, this semester is where you take your project management learnings to the next level.

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  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management

    Evaluate supply chain plans and coordinate with the supply chain partners using appropriate frameworks for attaining supply chain objectives to enhance competitiveness.

  • Project Governance, Ethics, and Professionalism

    Understand how the governance structure, ethics and professionalism could address the needs of stakeholders so that the right people hold the right positions, to ensure good project outcomes.

  • Strategic Management

    To analyze and evaluate real life business situations based on the concepts of strategic management to create strategic alternatives and enable the best possible decision-making.

  • Social Cost Benefit Analysis

    Formulate and develop a basic proficiency in conducting SCBA relevant to appraising a project/policy.

  • Enterprise Resource Planning

    Get inputs on different ERP modules and the package selection process supported by hands-on practical sessions on MS-Dynamics AX 2009 ERP package to improve the business performance.

  • Advanced Operations Research

    Develop understanding of mathematically modeling real-life optimization problems and solve these models with the help of the available advanced methods of Operations Research.

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Understand important issues related to starting a business, issues important to the day-to-day operations of an entrepreneurial enterprise, strategic importance of innovation; ways and means to deal with innovation.

  • Project Analytics

    Describe the role Business Intelligence (BI) in project analytics. Learn, use, test and select appropriate project analytics and reports for analytical project management.

  • Advances in Project Management

    Upgrade understanding of the students about the advanced project management models, frameworks, methodologies, standards, and practices.

  • Building Information Modelling and Digital Transformations in Projects

    In-depth understanding of digital advancements, knowledge, and experience with emerging digital technologies as part of the fourth industrial revolution.

  • Project Management for Education

    Get knowledge and skills required to plan, implement and review education projects.

  • Management of Infrastructure Projects

    Deal with the processes and policies of infrastructure development and give an understanding of the mechanism of delivering infrastructure projects and related services.

  • Project Management in Health and Community Services

    Analyze healthcare project data using advanced project management tools and methodologies in the formulation and implementation phases.

  • Site Administration and Control

    Develop fundamentals of project coordination and supervision and resolve the technical problems at construction sites.

  • Management of Launching Systems in Bridge Projects

    Understand the fundamentals of construction equipment and machinery, as well as their planning and management for bridge projects.

  • Management of MEP Projects - I

    Develop the skills to interpret building services drawings and facilitate the operation of MEP services.

  • Research Methodology and Project Seminar

    Develop your understanding of valuation methods and techniques with reference to real properties through case studies and exercises to give an understanding of the practice.

Semester 4

The program concludes with a high-level understanding of global and rural project management, relevant urbanization dynamics, project financing, and more. Get hands on with tools and techniques that help you learn how to optimize costs and energy consumption. Also indulge in project work to utilize research methods that help you arrive at optimum solutions to the problems at hand.

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  • Management of Global Projects

    Understand challenges, opportunities, frameworks and strategic benefits involved in successful delivery of international projects.

  • Project Finance

    Understand various forms of fund-raising avenues in projects, credit risk assessment, fundamentals of economic viability in projects.

  • Project Management for Smart Cities

    Understand relevant dynamics in urbanization and impart the skills required for the management of Smart Cities for better resilience. Develop the core fundamentals of anticipated complications that accompany future urbanization.

  • Public Private Partnership

    Deal with the mechanisms, benefits and contracts involved in public private partnership projects.

  • Project Management for Rural Development

    Get knowledge and skills required to select, formulate, implement and control rural projects.

  • Project Management in Software Development Projects

    Successfully manage a software project by learning all aspects of the software project management process, which can be applied to any type of software project.

  • Management of New Product Development Projects

    An in-depth understanding of planning, organizing and delivering research and development projects catering to the production of novel goods and services.

  • Management of Renewable Energy Projects and Energy

    Get acquainted with procedures and steps to calculate benchmarking of energy consumption of various equipment.

  • Management of MEP Projects - II

    Develop the technical and managerial aspects towards selection, commissioning and testing of various components of MEP services (building services) and to understand the concepts related to process piping.

  • BIM for MEP Projects

    Develop the capability to analyze and evaluate alternative designs for real-world MEP projects using BIM tools in order to optimize cost and energy consumption.

  • Project Work

    Understand and use research methods and critically examine their research topic and arrive at coherent conclusions and suggestions.

An enriching environment

Class Profile

Join a diverse community of learners who are ready to lead project management teams in a variety of professional settings.

  • 21 – 22

    Average age

  • 12

    Average Courses Each Semester

  • 21

    Average Credits Per Semester


Our leader

Dr. P. Hanumantha Rao - Programme director , PGP APM

Dr. Hanumantha Rao holds a Doctorate Degree in Commerce and Post Graduate Degree in Management, he has spent over 20 years in teaching and research. His teaching interests are Managerial Economics, Project Formulation & Appraisal, Project Financing etc. He has published over 60 research papers in various national and international Journals. He is an active editorial board member and reviewer of research journals.

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Admission and Degree Requirements

  • Candidates with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate marks from a recognized Institution / University are eligible. Final year Graduating students can also apply.
  • Admission criteria for PGP APM includes a performance in Written Test (CAT/MAT/GAT/ NICMAR PG NCAT), Personal Interview and Academic Performance in graduation, Class XII and Class X.

Your trajectory

Career opportunities

Project planning Risk management
Contracts Project management consultancy


  • How are the placement prospects of the PGP EPM program?

    We’re proud of the industry connections that we’ve built and nurtured over the last 30 years, which has allowed us to invite only the best and most sought-after recruiters for our students. In fact, every year, we are visited by over 200 companies for on-campus placements. You can rest assured that you will be given top-notch placement assistance during the course of your final semester.

  • What kind of financial aid can you help with?

    We’ve tied up with India’s leading banks and financial institutions for you to get education loans with utmost ease. These institutions include HDFC Credila, ICICI Bank, Saraswat Co-op Bank, Bank of Baroda, Credenc, Union Bank of India, Avanse and many others. For more information on education loans, connect with our Admissions department.

  • Is there any compulsory subject I need to take in graduation to be eligible for PGP APM?

    Absolutely not! Students from any stream and with any choice of subjects can apply for PGP APM.

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