Centre for Management Education (CME) offers a two-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programme since 1993. The PGDM has been recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Government of India and recognized by Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to M.B.A. degree and is an NBA accreditated programme. The centre seeks to mould its young students who come from different academic backgrounds and with diverse skills into competent professionals of tomorrow. The students learn to combine the use of technical skills with the understanding of the socio-cultural system to emerge as leaders in their ﬁelds and make signiﬁcant contribution through management in all sectors of the society.VAMNICOM’s Centre for Management Education has been offering a two-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Agri Business & Management [PGDM-ABM] programme from the year 1993. The centre seeks to mould its young students who come from different academic backgrounds and with diverse skills in to competent professionals of tomorrow. The students learn to combine the use of technical skills with the understanding of the socio-cultural system to emerge as leaders in their ﬁelds and make signiﬁcant contribution through management in all sectors of the society. Considering the ever growing requirement for Professional Managers in the ﬁeld of Agri Business, the PGDM (ABM) programme has been structured with specialization in Agri Business Management (ABM).
The programme is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and accorded MBA degree equivalence status degree by Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The National Board of Accreditation (NBA) has granted NBA Accreditation to Post Graduate Diploma in Management Agri-Business & Management programme of VAMNICOM, Pune for a period of 1.7.2019 to 30.6.2021 and 1.7.2020 to 30.6.2022.
The methods of instruction are varied and include classroom lectures, case studies, simulation of business operations through games, individual and group projects. The Institute believes in strong interaction with industry, and practitioners provide signiﬁcant academic inputs for many courses.
The PGDBM-ABM students have been groomed for working in the competitive corporate world through this package of rigorous course curriculum, continuous evaluation and project work in various organizations. The Institute actively pursues placement efforts in collaboration with the Placement Committee of students and faculty advisors by inviting prospective employers to the campus.Placements have been 100 per cent since the very inception of the course. Organizations which have come for campus interviews are Gujarat Milk Marketing Federation (AMUL) ADM Agro Industrial India Pvt. Ltd, HDFC Bank, Federal Bank, DCM Shriram Ltd, Samasta Microﬁnance Ltd, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Ltd, TATA International Ltd, Reliance Retail, Rallis India, IDFC First Bank Ltd, Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd, Hyderabad, Samunnati Microﬁnance, Glencore Agriculture India Pvt. Ltd, V. N. R. Seeds, ESAF – Small Finance Bank, Mark Agri Genetic Pvt. Ltd, ED& F MAN, Commodities.