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Quality management education is imperative for professional growth. For the past many years, XLRI's Postgraduate Certificate Programmes has been at the forefront of general management education with over 9000 working professionals having benefitted from it. While experience might have been the backbone of effective performance in the corporate world of yesterday, knowledge and continuous learning is the mainstay amongst the best organizations of today.

Programme Overview

Specially designed for busy working professionals to help gain management education without leaving their job or city Recognized certification from a reputed & top-ranked B-School, XLRI Jamshedpur. XLRI is among the top 10 Indian B-schools & pioneers in Live Virtual Learning·Over 9000 working professionals have pursued Postgraduate Certificate Programmes so far and have advanced their careers within and outside of their organizations. High rigour programme with leading faculty and focus on peer group learning Campus component of five days at XLRI Campus located in Jamshedpur.

Programme Modules

  • Business Research Methods
  • Foundations of Business Strategy
  • Organisational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Basic Leadership Skills
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Managing Projects
  • Digital Transformation
  • International Management
  • Managing Service Operations
  • Business Valuation
  • Product Management

Note.: Curriculum subject to change as per discretion of the institute.

Class Schedule

The classes will be conducted twice a week

Thursday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Saturday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

In-campus Module :

  • The programme consists of 5 days of in-campus sessions.
  • Participants are expected to stay in the campus for 5 days of intensive campus learning and group learning sessions.
  • Lectures are delivered by XLRI faculty Video Conference based Virtual Classroom platform across India.

Assessment and Certification

  • Evaluation Methodology includes Written Tests, Assignments, Online Examination, Quizzes, etc.
  • Evaluation method to be chosen by faculty members teaching respective courses
  • Examination papers to be set and evaluated by XLRI


  • Students will be conferred with Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management (PGCBM) directly by XLRI Jamshedpur.
  • Students will be bestowed with the coveted XLRI Executive Education Alumni status.


Graduation (10+2+3) with Min 1 Year of Work Experience after Graduation

Who Should Attend

Working professionals from varied backgrounds like IT, Human Resources, Marketing, Banking, Financial Services and Manufacturing.

Course Objectives

To help working executives upgrade their business and general management acumen, hone their managerial skills and add value to their professional career without having the need to leave their jobs, cities and families.

Course Highlights

High Market Value & Industry wide recognition

XLRI Alumni Status

Live & interactive online sessions accessible across India

Programme Designed & Delivered by XLRI Faculty

5 Day Campus Component at XLRI Jamshedpur

Graduation Ceremony at XLRI Jamshedpur

Course Details


  • An intensive programme useful from a corporate management viewpoint
  • 12 months intense learning including a campus study module of learning at the XLRI campus Project work
  • Lecture series
  • Case methods
  • Group work
  • Term papers
  • Assignments and dissertation


The programme will ensure intensive immersion through the Virtual Interactive Learning (VIL) platform as well as a 5-day in-campus module at XLRI, Jamshedpur. Teaching methodologies include

  • Project work
  • Lecture Series
  • Case methods
  • Group work
  • Term papers
  • Assignments and Dissertation
  • Familiarity with various theories and practices of Business Management
  • Leadership vision with the ability to decode complex business challenges
  • Overview of latest developments in the world of business and best practices being adopted in prevalent economic conditions
  • Quality interactions with experienced executives and peer group learning

PGCBM Installment Plan And Dates


All Fees are payable directly to XLRI
Application Fee(Non Refundable) INR 2,500* (All Inclusive)
Total Fee(Exclusive of Application Fee) INR 4,00,000* (All Inclusive)


Installment 1 Installment 2 Installment 3 Installment 4 Installment 5
within 15 days of selection November 7, 2023 January 7, 2024 March 7, 2024 May 7, 2024
INR 40,000 INR 90,000 INR 90,000 INR 90,000 INR 90,000

Important Note

Study material and campus stay (boarding & lodging) at Jamshedpur is included in total fees

The dates of the in-campus immersion sessions will be communicated after the Jharkhand State Government permits Higher Education Institutions to conduct in-campus sessions and programs. Attendance to the In-Campus module is MANDATORY for all participants. The in-campus modules are subjected to the conditions that prevail at the point of time. These conditions pertain to the Pandemic or other unavoidable reasons. In case the current situation maintains the status quo, adequate alternate options with regards to the in-campus modules will be made available via online sessions.

Refund post-selection:

No refund of registration fee will be done by XLRI if candidates who have been selected for the program seek to withdraw from the program after receiving the admission offer letter.

Payment Instalment Schedule

To be announced

Important Dates

Last Date to Apply (First Round) June 30, 2023
Programme Inauguration September 16, 2023

How to Apply

Interested applicants may apply online. APPLY NOW

About XLRI

XLRI Estd. in 1949 is amongst the oldest and leading Top 3 Business Schools in India. It is the Pioneer in Higher Executive Education Programs leveraging the Virtual Interactive Learning Platform. The Post Graduate Certificate in Business Management - PGCBM has been in existence for the last 15 years is backed by a 9000+ strong alumni who now are amongst the Top Leadership teams in the Corporate World.

The selection, course content, faculty, interactivity, projects, class participation and evaluation system are far superior to any other online, distance learning, online MBA or part time course.