Education for Social Impact

A 12 Month Modular Programme for the Social Sector

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Post Graduate Programme in Development Management

Post Graduate Programme in Development Management

SPJIMR's PGPDM prepares leaders for the social sector. It's a 12- month modular programme, for professionals working in or intending to work for the social sector including NGOs, foundations, CSR functions of corporate/ for-profit organisations, social policy or welfare departments of governments, and social enterprises.

What Makes PGPDM Stand Out?

Who Can Benefit?

  • Development practitioners who aspire to play significant roles in their organisation
  • Professionals implementing social projects or activities through CSR initiatives directly or through partner NGOs
  • Professionals in funding organisations who raise resources, fund social initiatives and are keen to ensure appropriate utilisation of their funds
  • Government employees working in the arena of social policies and welfare, rural development, urban poverty, and sustainability
  • Non-development professionals who intend to work in the development sector

Programme Architecture

Faculty Profile

Thirty two top class faculty members-including core and adjunct faculty from SPJIMR and some visiting faculty from outside-teach in this programme. These faculty members have studied in and or worked with top institutions/universities across the world such as Oxford, Harvard, Vanderbilt, Purdue, Brandeis, Michigan, Tulane, UC Berkley, London Business School, Aix-Marseille and IITs (Bombay, Delhi), IIMs (Ahmedabad, Calcutta, Lucknow), BITS Pilani, SPJIMR, Jamnalal Bajaj IMS, BIT Mesra, TISS, IRMA, Nirmala Niketan and other institutions of repute from India. They bring in the classroom appropriate blend of theory and practice on one hand and management and development knowledge on another.


Programme Fee

The program is subsidized since it is part of the social commitment of the institute
and therefore affordable and feasible for working people.

Participants sponsored by corporates /
international NGOs & high-income candidates:
Rs.3,00,000 (Three Lakh only) + GST as applicable.

Payment terms:
In advance – 2 options

  1. Full payment : Rs.3,00,000 + GST as applicable
  2. Term-wise payment : Rs. 1,00,000 + GST as applicable x 3 Terms
Participants from
NGOs or those who are
Rs. 1,50,000 (One Lakh Fifty Thousand only) + GST as applicable.

Payment terms :
In advance – 3 options

  1. Full payment : Rs.1,50,000 + GST as applicable
  2. Term-wise payment : Rs. 50,000 + GST as applicable x 3 Terms
  3. Equal Monthly Instalments (EMI) :
    Rs. 16,100 per month for 11 months. First EMI payment will have to be made for the confirmation of admission & for remaining 10 EMIs, Post Dated Cheques will have to be submitted on the day of reporting.

Scholarships are available for low-income deserving candidates


S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR), Bhavans College Campus, Munshi Nagar, Dadabhai Road, Andheri West, Mumbai – 400058