Course Architecture

Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Venture Development

Syllabus of 2 years’ PGDM in Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Venture Development program comprises of core and elective Courses, skill certification, capstone projects and Action Learning Segments. With an objective to connecting theory of innovation and entrepreneurship with practice and enabling students to acquire skills, this outcome oriented program is designed to deliver in phases and modules. This will facilitate learning on management of innovation, entrepreneurship and venture development from foundation to advanced stages and simultaneously enable students to apply their entrepreneurial skills in real life situations, validate ideas, build innovations, test market and build a successful venture out of it.

I YEAR

SEMESTER – I

S. No.

Course Name

Credits

1

Principles of Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurial Management

3.0

2

Research Techniques and Application for Start-ups: Data, Model and Decision

3.0

3

Ideation: Generation, Articulation and Testing of Ideas

3.0

4

Accounting Information for Decision Making

4.0

5

Managerial Economics for Entrepreneurs

1.5

6

Entrepreneurial Finance: Concept and Management

1.5

7

Start-up Garage: 1

  • Opportunity Mapping
  • Proof of Concept
  • Prototyping

6.0

8

Ecosystem Engagement

(Action Learning)

4.0

Total

26.0

SEMESTER – II

S. No.

Course Name

Credits

1.

Business Model Innovation

3.0

2.

Economics Foundations of Pricing

2.0

3.

Subject Electives – to be selected from the list of Electives*

6.0

4.

Market Estimation & Forecasting

3.0

5.

Start-up Garage: 2

  • Value Proposition Canvas
  • Business Model Canvas
  • Business Case Presentation

6.0

6.

Ecosystem Engagement

8.0

Total

28.0

Summer Internship

Start-up Internship: 3.0 Credits

II YEAR

SEMESTER – III

S.No.

Course Name

Credits

1.

Design Driven Start-up Creation

1.5

2.

New Enterprise /Start-up Financing & Appraisal

3.0

3.

Digital Marketing for Start-ups

3.0

4.

Business Simulation

1.5

5.

Quality Management Systems

2.0

6.

Functional Electives – to be selected from the list of Electives*

9.0

7.

Start-up Garage 4: (Action learning)

Project Work and Incubation –

Milestone Achievement & Journal

6.0

Total

26.0

SEMESTER – IV

S.No.

Course Name

Credits

1.

Pitching and Venture Funding

2.0

2.

Entrepreneurship and IP Strategy

3.0

3.

Project Management

2.0

3.

Start-up Garage 6: (Action learning)

Project Work and Incubation –

Milestone Achievement & Journal

12.0

4.

Functional Electives – to be selected from the list of Electives*

3.0

Total

22.0

SUBJECT ELECTIVES

Elective 1: Block Chain Technology

S.No.

Course Name

Credits

1.

Block Chain and Distributed Ledger Technology

3.0

2.

Design and Development of Block chain Applications

3.0

3.

Cryptography and Information Security

3.0

Elective 2: Data Science & Analytics

S.No.

Course Name

Credits

1.

Foundations for Data Science

3.0

2.

Data Analysis and Management

3.0

3.

Data Visualization and Interpretation

3.0

Elective 3: Technology For Product Development

S.No.

Course Name

Credits

1.

Coding for start-up

3.0

2.

Automation

3.0

3.

Robotics

3.0

Elective 4: Business Analytics & Information Systems

S.No.

Course Name

Credits

1.

Enterprise Resource Planning

3.0

2.

Web Designing and E Commerce

3.0

3.

Marketing Metrics and Analytics

3.0

FUNCTIONAL ELECTIVES

Elective 1: Marketing

S.No.

Course Name

Credits

1.

Integrated Marketing Communications

3.0

2.

Sales and Distribution Management

3.0

3.

Business to Business Marketing

3.0

4.

Customer Acquisition Retention and Growth

1.5

Elective 2: Finance

S.No.

Course Name

Credits

1.

Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management

3.0

2.

Strategic Financial Management / Valuation

3.0

3.

Business Analysis Using Financial Statements

3.0

4.

Angel, Venture Capital & Private Equity

1.5

Elective 3: Human Resource

S.No.

Course Name

Credits

1.

Manpower Planning, Recruitment, and Selection

3.0

2.

Industrial Relations & Labour Laws

3.0

3.

Team Dynamics

3.0

4.

Strategic HRM & Negotiation

1.5

*The EDII reserves the right to make amendments, additions, deletions and modification to this course architecture.