PGP-LSM is a two year six term programme that provides in-depth coverage in terms of lessons from liberal studies and core management principles in the first year followed by advanced courses and electives in the second year.

It also has a module on International and Rural immersion that the participants need to engage with in the second year. Master’s thesis in term VI (second year) is another unique feature of the course.


Induction Courses


  • Spreadsheet Analysis

  • Impactful Presentations using Power Point

  • Executive Grooming

  • Basic Mathematics and Statistics

  • Pedagogy (Cases, Simulations and Written Analysis)

  • Social Innovation

  • Case Analysis


Core Courses


Term I

Marketing Management


Economics for Management


Legal Environment of Business


Social Psychology


Organisational Behaviour


Accounting for Managers


History and Evolution of Management Thought

Term II

Statistical Thinking and Analysis


Business Communication




Sociology for Management


Operations and Supply Chain Management


Readings in Literature


Financial Management

Term III



Management of Corporate Accountability


Social Transformations in India


Economic History of Modern India


Strategic Management


Qualitative Inquiry


Critical Reading and Writing


Gandhian Leadership

Term IV

Design Thinking and Innovation


Discovering Self


Political Science and Management



Term V

Social Innovation and Rural Immersion


Management of Service Business


Digital Innovation and Business Transformation


Application of Linguistics



Term VI

Integrative Simulation


Business Plan Project/ Social Development Project


Dissertation and Viva


Negotiation and Influence (workshop)


International Immersion



Elective Courses


Students will be able to choose one of the three major clusters while choosing electives:

  • Health, Hospitality and Tourism

  • Social Enterprises and Non-Government entities

  • Communication, Films and Entertainment


The following is an indicative list of proposed electives. This course list may be modified based on student interest and specialist faculty availability.


Theories of Design

Consumer Behaviour

Digital Humanities

Literary Imagination

Public Health Management


Globalisation and Culture

Responsible Leadership

Intellectual Property Rights

Data Visualization using Tableau

Visual Thinking

Aesthetics, Creativity & Innovation

Discourse Analysis

Health Management & Administration

Cultural Studies

Film & Media Studies

Public Policy

Hospitality and Tourism Marketing

Environment, Society and Governance

Business and Government

Public Private Partnerships

Ecosystem Management


An Introduction to Future Studies

Technology, Media and Law

Information and Communication Technology for Development

Experiential Marketing

Managing Operation in services-Healthcare, Hospitality and Tourism

Humanitarian Supply Chain Management

Personal selling and Positivity

Human Resource Management

Walk to Wonder


Students are free to opt for electives offered by other PG Programmes subject to meeting the credit requirements and other rules in place.

*Course title and contents are subject to change depending on curriculum and customization needs.

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