The Postgraduate Diploma in General Management (PGDGM) is an intensive, 1 year, part-time, general management and leadership program that will help you step up to the challenges of senior management.

Program features

  • 1 Year
  • 3 Leadership Labs (Singapore & Dubai)
  • 4-5 hours of learning each week
  • 1 Capstone Project

Key benefits

  • Teaching by faculty from MIT Sloan, Columbia Business School, Tuck At Dartmouth
  • Top 10% of the class achieves the status of "Global IVY Scholars" determined by the overall diploma GPA
  • Diploma offered in collaboration with MIT Sloan, Columbia Business School and Tuck At Dartmouth
  • Make new, life-long connections with experienced business people from a wide variety of cultures, industries and backgrounds
  • Inclusion in the EMERITUS alumni directory


To ensure you gain a holistic view of business our curriculum covers all the subjects you would expect from a global executive MBA program, such as Finance, Marketing, Leadership and Strategy.

But to help you broaden your global mindset and have a greater leadership impact, we have also included important topics such as Effective Negotiations, Innovation & Design Thinking.

Business Acumen

  • Financial Statement Analysis: Measuring & Interpreting Performance
  • Financial Acumen (Corporate Finance)
  • Marketing: Building and Managing a Customer Centric Organization
  • Business Acumen Simulation*


  • Personal Leadership & Success
  • Negotiation & Influence
  • Leadership: People,Teams and Organizations
  • Communication & Presentation*
  • Transformational Leadership: Creativity, Innovation & Leadership*

Strategy & Innovation

  • Strategic Thinking
  • Digital Transformation in Business Models*
  • Business Analytics: Data to Insights*
  • Design Thinking*
  • Leading the Business: From Concept to Execution*

*Will be taught during leadership labs

Participant profile

  • Minimum 8 years work experience
  • Demonstrated leadership initiative; going beyond their defined scope of work
  • An ability to "make things happen"; strong execution skills
  • A vision of the future of the world and a desire to shape that Multicultural experiences and sensitivity
  • An eagerness to learn and to grow

Application details

Program fee: USD 12,500

Non-refundable application fee: USD 100

Application deadlines:

  • Round 1: 25 June 2017
  • Round 2: 25 July 2017
  • Round 3: 16 August 2017

Program commences: 4 September 2017


  • Jared Curhan

    Sloan Distinguished Associate Professor of Organization Studies

  • Katherine Phillips

    Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics Senior Vice Dean

  • Adam Galinsky

    Vikram S. Pandit Professor of Business Chair of Management Division

  • Gita Johar

    Faculty Director, Online Initiatives

  • Oded Netzer

    Associate Professor of Business

  • Daniel Wolfenzon

    Stefan H. Robock Professor of Finance and Economics

  • Marshall Goldsmith

    Adjunct Professor of Business Administration

  • Phillip Stocken

    Professor of Accounting

  • Ashley Cross Chiampo

    Executive Coach for Behavior Change

  • Robert Russman Halperin

    Research Affiliate, MIT Center for Collective Intelligence

*Faculty subject to change

Past Participating Companies

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