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

Through the PGP PM program, you will:

  • 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 PM 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.


Hyderabad Campus

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


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 analysing the business/industry/project environment.

  • Business Decision Making

    Understand basic statistical concepts; quantitative techniques for optimal utilisation of the organisational 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 behaviour of individuals and groups at the workplace; design and implementation of organisational systems.

  • Managerial Skills

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

  • 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.

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, labour 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

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

  • Managing Project Communications

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

  • Project Formulation and Appraisal

    Analyse 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 modelling, 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.

  • Project Work

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

Advancements Stage I

The third trimester provides the knowledge and training in the advanced areas of managing project risks, managing human resources, procurement of materials and equipment, and oil & gas projects.

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  • Project Human Resource Management

    This course discusses the role and practices of Human Resource Management, communicating with teams, and appraising & managing performances on projects

  • Project Risk Management

    Introduces the risk management process, risks in projects, risk management guidelines, insurance and measures of mitigation.

  • Procurement of Materials and Equipment Management

    Learn about the scope, importance of material and equipment management, material planning process, selection of equipment etc.

  • Legal Aspects of Project Management

    Learn about the various laws relating to project development, laws relating to JVs, Insurance, formation of companies etc.

  • Project Management II: Oil & Gas

    Learn about the petroleum industry, natural gas, LNG projects, exploration methods, material requirements, and management of oil & gas projects.

Advancements Stage II

The last trimester provides in-depth knowledge and project planning and control, managing international projects, financial structuring and management of projects, HSE practices in projects.

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  • Health, Safety and Environment Management

    Introduces the policies on Occupational Health, Safety and Environment, Hazard Identification, legislation, methods, practices, tools and training etc.

  • International Project Management

    This course discusses International markets, opportunities, bidding for international projects and multilateral funding agencies’ guidelines for procurement.

  • Project Management lll: Financial Structuring and Management of PPP Projects

    The course details issues with infrastructure project development, policies, regulatory frameworks, and types of PPP models.

  • Computerized Project Management

    Provides hands-on practice on various digital tools for Project planning and management.

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 PM

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 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 PM 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 PM 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

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

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

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