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PGDPM-X & PGDGM-X

Executive Petroleum Management Programme - Post Graduate Diploma in PETROLEUM MANAGEMENT (PGDPM-X)

PGDPM-X (Post Graduate Diploma in Petroleum Management - Executive) is a two-year Programme, as a part of continuing education programme, at School of Petroleum Management, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar leading to a P. G. Diploma in Petroleum Management. The curriculum is designed to meet the requirement of energy industry and more specifically the Oil & Gas sector.

The PGDPM-X will be conducted on quarterly contact hour basis. The two years’ programme is divided into eight modules of seven days each. One module will be conducted every quarter. Classes will be held from Monday to Sunday once in a quarter. Module - I to Module – VI cover general management subjects necessary to build a composite perspective for managers. Modules –VII & VIII are sector specific modules focusing on Oil & Gas /Energy /Allied Sector Management. Module VII and VII also contain Independent Study Projects for experiential learning.

The programme offerings pertain to General Management, Energy Economics, Supply Chain, International Geo-Political Affairs, Project Management, Oil & Gas Accounting, Finance, Maritime Affairs, Information Systems, City Gas Distribution, Renewable Energy and Law – to mention a few.

 

Rationale :

Professionals working in the oil & gas/allied sectors, not having any formal exposure to management education would seek to add value to their profile by undergoing an oil & gas management course that also provides them a mix of campus plus off-campus learning experience. Organizations therefore, encourage their professionals to short-term periodic breaks and go for further studies in the field of oil & gas/energy sector management. School of Petroleum Management, being an oil & gas/ energy domain specific institution, and having an experience of offering such domain specific programmes in management for over 10 academic sessions now, caters to these needs of industry professionals.

 

Programme Duration :

2 Years; 8 weekly campus-contact modules and all other applicable academic/extension activities are spread over these two years.

 

PGDPM-X Course Contents

FIRST YEAR COURSES
QUARTER 1 (MODULE 1) :
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Economics
QUARTER 2 (MODULE 2) :
  • Operations Research
  • Managerial Communication
  • Management Accounting
  • Business Environment
QUARTER 3 (MODULE 3) :
  • Operations Management
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resources Management
QUARTER 4 (MODULE 4) :
  • MIS in Petroleum Sector
  • Financial Decisions in Oil & Gas Sector
  • Marketing Decisions in Oil & Gas Sector
  • Oil & Gas Operations Management
SECOND YEAR COURSES
QUARTER 5 (MODULE 5) :
  • Project Management in Oil & Gas Sector
  • Managing Oil & Gas Value Chain
  • Strategy Formulation & Implementation in Oil & Gas Sector
  • Pricing in Oil & Gas Sector
QUARTER 6 (MODULE 6) :
  • Contracts Management in Oil & Gas Sector
  • Legal Aspects of Oil & Gas Business
  • Business of LNG
  • Business Consulting
QUARTER 7 (MODULE 7) & QUARTER 8 (MODULE 8) :

Participants shall have to choose 8 electives - 4 each in Module 7 & Module 8 respectively - out of the following set of electives:

  • Market Structures & Games for Oil & Gas Sector
  • Energy Derivatives & Risk Management
  • International Maritime Affairs of Oil & Gas Business
  • Managing City Gas Distribution Business
  • International Political Scenario & Energy Strategies
  • Enterprise Asset Management
  • Managing Across Cultures
  • Oil & Gas Information Systems
  • Carbon Finance
  • Foreign Exchange Management
  • Marketing of Petroleum, Oil & Lubricants
  • Economics of Natural Resources
Note: Depending upon the contemporary learning needs some tweaking in the scheduling as well as courses may be possible.

Executive General Management Programme - Post Graduate Diploma in GENERAL MANAGEMENT (PGDGM-X)

Executive General Management Programme leading to PGDGM-X (Post Graduate Diploma in General Management - Executive) is a two year Programme, as a part of continuing education programme, at School of Petroleum Management, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar leading to a P.G.

Diploma in General Management. The curriculum is designed to meet the requirement of various sectors of industry. The PGDGM-X will be conducted on quarterly contact hour basis. The two years’ programme is divided into eight class-contact modules of seven days each. One module will be conducted every quarter. Classes will be held from Monday to Sunday once in a quarter. Candidates are expected to complete the assignments, go through readings and consult the prescribed books/material when they are away from campus. Module - I to Module – III VI cover general management subjects necessary to build a composite perspective for managers. Module VII and VIII offer special courses from functional area perspectives. Module VII and VII also contain Independent Study Projects for experiential learning.

The programme offerings pertain to General Management, Economics, Supply Chain Management, Business Communication, Project Management, Accounting, Finance, Operations Research, Information Systems, Marketing/ Finance/ Operations/ Human Resources Management, Corporate Governance and Legal Aspects of Business to mention a few.

 

Rationale :

Professionals working in various industry sectors, not having any formal exposure to management education would seek to add value to their profile by undergoing a management course that also provides them a mix of campus plus off-campus learning experience. Organizations therefore, encourage their professionals to short-term periodic breaks and go for further studies in the field of management. School of Petroleum Management, being an institution that apart from Energy Sector Management, also since 2013, offers General Management programmes including Full Time MBA (General Management), caters to these needs of such industry professionals. Moreover our legacy of addressing executive learning needs since 2006 is our leading edge.

PGDGM-X Course Contents

MODULE 1 :
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Economics
MODULE 2 :
  • Operations Research
  • Managerial Communication
  • Management Accounting
  • Business Environment
MODULE 3 :
  • Operations Management
  • Cost Accounting and Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resources Management
MODULE 4 :
  • Management Information Systems
  • Financial Management
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Project Management
MODULE 5 :
  • Legal Aspects of Business
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Strategy Formulation & Implementation
  • Sales and Distribution Management
MODULE 6 :
  • Corporate Governance
  • International Business Management
  • Brand Management
  • Quality Management and Lean Six Sigma
MODULE 7 :
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • B-2-B Marketing
  • E-Business and Digital Marketing
MODULE 8 :
  • Stress Management
  • International Finance
  • Creativity and Innovations Management
  • Product Management
Note: Depending upon the contemporary learning needs some tweaking in the scheduling as well as courses may be possible.

Advantage to Companies & Participants

PGDPM-X & PGDGM-X programmes will offer significant advantages to the participants; companies/sponsoring companies. Some of the advantages are:

  • Flexible part-time on -campus & off-campus learning model.
  • Enriched learning from the interaction among the executives from various companies and from different points in the Oil & Gas/Energy Value Chain/ other industry sectors wherever applicable.
  • Full access to the library and other facilities available while on campus.
  • Benefits of co-curricular activities and participation in other programmes as per mutual convenience.
  • Periodic Campus experience of interaction with young students.
  • PDPU offers a complete academic eco-system wherein along with faculty of management, faculty of technology also present on the same campus.
  • The participants will become alumni of School of Petroleum Management and can avail benefit of school’s rich library resources in the future also.

Eligibility

A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) or equivalent CGPA, of any University incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956.

 

Experience Criteria for PGDPM-X Candidates :

Candidates with minimum 3 years of relevant work-experience in Energy/ Infrastructure/ Oil & Gas Service Providers/ Related Sectors/ Energy Consulting etc. after acquiring the bachelors’ degree are eligible to apply.

Experience Criteria for PGDGM-X Candidates :

Candidates with minimum 3 years of work-experience in any sector of the industry after acquiring the bachelors’ degree are eligible to apply.

 

The Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent. In case of the candidates being awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence would be based on the equivalence certified by the university/ institution from where they have obtained bachelor's degree.

In case the university/ institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by the SPM by dividing earned CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the quotient with 100.

Structure of PGDGM-X and PGDPM-X Courses (2018 Batch Onwards)

Post Graduate Diploma in General Management-Executive (PGDGM-X) Post Graduate Diploma in Petroleum Management-Executive (PGDPM-X)
Module I
Organization Behavior
Quantitative Techniques
Financial Accounting
Managerial Economics
Module I
Organization Behavior
Quantitative Techniques
Financial Accounting
Managerial Economics
Module II
Operations Research
Managerial Communication
Management Accounting/ Cost Accounting
Business Environment
Module II
Operations Research
Managerial Communication
Management Accounting/ Cost Accounting
Business Environment
Module III
Operations Management I
Financial Management I
Marketing Management I
Human Resources Management
Module III
Operations Management I
Financial Management I
Marketing Management I
Human Resources Management
Module IV
Management Information Systems
Operations Management II
Marketing Management II
Financial Management II
Module IV
Management Information Systems
Operations Management II
Marketing Management II
Financial Management II
Module V
Legal Aspect of Business
Project Management
Strategy Formulation and Implementation
Excel Based Business Modeling
Module V
Legal Aspect of Business
Project Management
Strategy Formulation and Implementation
Excel Based Business Modeling
Module VI
International Business Management
Business Consulting
Investment and Portfolio Management
B-2-B Marketing
Module VI
International Business Management
Business Consulting
Investment and Portfolio Management
B-2-B Marketing
Module VII / VIII (Any Six Courses: 1 ISP + 2 Elective Courses in 7th Module; 1 ISP + 2 Courses in 8th Module)
1. Brand Management
2. Product Management
3. E-Business and Digital Marketing
4. International Finance/ Forex Management
5. Integrated Marketing Communication
6. Supply Chain and Logistics Management
7. Creativity and Innovations Management
8. Stress Management
9. Derivatives and Risk Management
10,Business Analytics
11. Business Valuation
12. Project Financing
13. Management Control System
14. Two ISPs
Module VII/ VIII (Any Six Courses: 1 ISP + 2 Elective Courses in 7th Module; 1 ISP + 2 Courses in 8th Module)
1. Energy Derivatives and Risk Management
2. Managing CGD
3. Geopolitics and Energy Business
4. Carbon Finance
5. MPOL
6. Forex Management
7. Contracts in Oil and Gas
8. Business of LNG
9. Economics of Natural Resources
10. Petroleum Economics
11. International Maritime Affairs & Oil and Gas Business
12. Business Analytics
13. Business Valuation
14. Management of Power Sector
15. Two ISPs
Note: All courses carry a weight of 3.0 credits each.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Both Programmes are of 2 year duration, with 8 campus contact weeks (one week in each quarter) spread over two years. Candidates have to attend sessions organized during these campus contact weeks. A total of 4 courses (of eight, 75 minutes’ sessions each; total 32 sessions per week)per campus contact week are offered and the participants have to attend all of them.

Each session typically starts in July every year. Thereafter campus contact modules ,at an average gap of 3 months, are scheduled. Generally the entire year’s modules are announced in advance so that candidates can plan their leaves accordingly. At times special requests, if any are considered for rescheduling. However majority of the batch has to agree for that. Previous module’s exams are conducted in the subsequent module. Last module’s exams are conducted in the last module itself and for that purpose, last module is extended by two days so that the exams are conducted and candidates do not have to visit campus only for examination.

Depending upon the extent of absence, the course instructors shall decide whether the candidate can be given special assignments to make-up for the missed module/classes or the repetition of the entire module with subsequent batch.

SPM is constituent School of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar. PDPU has been established by the Gujarat State Legislature Act and is approved by Universities Grand Commission (UGC), Ministry of HRD, Government of India (For details please visit this link: www.pdpu.ac.in). By the virtue of its UGC approval, PDPU is authorized to offer its academic programmes under its constituent schools/departments. PGDPMX/ PGDGMX are such authorized academic programmes. Moreover we also strongly believe in the industry’s acceptance of these programmes and the fact that many participants spread across many companies in and out of India across 12 batches have earned their qualifications is a testimony towards this.

Step 1: Download Application for available on this link: PGDM-X Admission Form 2019
Step 2: Completing and submission with requisite application fee as per instructions on the form.
Step 3: After Application Rating and confirming the eligibility criterion, admission interview shall be organized. Candidates shall have to appear in person of admission interviews at SPM-PDPU campus. However in some cases where the candidates may be out of India or heavily constrained to appear in person, Video Conferencing/Telephonic Conference interviews are also organized.
Step 4: Upon the successful completion of process, candidate is offered provisional admission subject to verification of credential documents. The candidate has to pay requisite initial admission fees.

Yes. SPM-PDPU has residential hostels on the campus, separately for males and females. While in some cases local candidates may choose not to stay in hostel, it is advisable to be on the campus all throughout the week of desirable group dynamics.

Please find these details in the relevant section of the Admission Policy document available on link: PGDM-X Admission Policy 2019-21 Batch

Different course instructors have different ways of keeping in touch with candidates, while they are off campus. The most common way is has been is to give assignments to the participants and ensure their timely submission. In addition to that participants from time to time are furnished with relevant study materials, documents etc. Moreover the participants while on campus are supplied with books/study material to carry back to their workplace/homes.

It has always been a practice to provide an opportunity to programme participants to receive their PG Diploma awards whenever PDPU Convocation ceremonies are organized. Those participants who are not able to attend the convocation ceremony have the choice of receiving the Diploma/Official Grade Sheet by Post/Courier as per PDPU norms.

Yes, we always encourage participants to make it convenient to join any academic event such as Expert/Distinguish Lectures, Student Festivals, use SPM-PDPU Library facilities etc. even when their campus contact modules may not be underway. Of course they must watch out for all such announcements on www.spm.pdpu.ac.in and social media platforms. The event organizers also make their best attempt to send e-mailers to participants.

You may try finding these details in the relevant section of the Admission Policy document available on link: PGDM-X Admission Policy 2019-21 Batch

 

You may also write to us at admissions@pdpu.ac.in or exeadmissions@pdpu.ac.in.
Further you may reach out to the concerned in the PGDPMX/PGDGMX Admissions Office phone numbers: 079-2327 5109/ 5103.
If you may have a detailed query where some academic inputs are required, please drop an e-mail on the aforementioned e-mail ids.

Contact Detail

Email ID:
admissions@pdpu.ac.in |
exeadmissions@pdpu.ac.in

Phone Nos.:
079 - 2327 5109/
2327 5103