Did you know that India needs more than 70 lakh project managers in the next ten years, and the potential talent gap puts at risk US$23.4 billion in GDP from 2017-27?* Thus, investing in an industry-recognised certificate programme in advanced project management for a high-growth career has never looked more promising!

To ensure business success in today's dynamic economy, develop in-demand skills with the Executive Certificate Programme in Advanced Project Management. This seven-month programme from S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai (SPJIMR) will introduce you to the tools and techniques used for comprehensive project management – from its commencement to conclusion. Joining this programme will advance your understanding of the concepts and principles of project management and build your ability to deliver projects with a precise focus on time, budget, and quality. Additionally, on completing this programme and fulfilling all the academic requirements, you will receive the prestigious SPJIMR Executive Alumni Status.

*Source: PMI's Project Management: Job Growth and Talent Gap 2017-2027


- Authorised Training Partner with PMI
- Receive an SPJIMR Certificate of Completion with 45 PDU's
- 19 Industry-oriented Modules and a Capstone Project
- Learn from leading SPJIMR faculty and industry experts
- Become skilled in advanced project management
- Online learning without taking a career break
- Gain actionable insights from real-world case studies
- Network with Experienced Peers & Alumni
- Be Eligible for the SPJIMR Executive Alumni Status


  • Understand different project management aspects such as planning, tracking, risk, customer, resource, time management and closure
  • Appreciate the varying concepts and life cycles of a project such as integration, scope, cost, quality, communication, risk, procurement and stakeholder management
  • Leverage globally-recognised project management frameworks to meet real-world business challenges and achieve a competitive advantage
  • Learn how to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate best practices to tackle the complexity and uncertainty of varied-size projects
  • Create and design automated processes for project management and gain advanced skills required for combating cost and time overruns
  • Learn risk management techniques, agile tools, and associated software such as MS Project and its advantages for managing projects effectively
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of a Project Manager while understanding the associated behavioural as well as leadership skills and competencies


Executive Certificate Programme in Advanced Project Management - Certificate Click to view certificate



      13 March 2021


      7 Months | Batch #35
      (Live Online Sessions
      Every Saturday: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)


      INR 97,500 + GST

    Who is this Programme For

    This programme is ideal for professionals who want to excel at project management and are eager to adopt new ways of thinking.

    The programme is beneficial for:

    • Managers interested in upgrading and refreshing their project management and project scheduling skills
    • Project Managers and team members who want to gain a holistic understanding of project management tools and techniques for higher decision-making roles
    • Working professionals interested in transitioning from their existing role to specifically project management roles
    • Consultants keen on gaining project management skills to effectively manage their existing and new client relationships
    • Entrepreneurs and investors seeking to restructure their organisational processes or identify profitable opportunities using project management best practices
    • ELIGIBILITY - Graduates/ Diploma Holders (10+2+3) in any discipline from a recognised university with minimum 3 years of work experience

    Programme Modules & Faculty


    • Introduction to Project Management
    • Project Life Cycle & Initiation
    • Project Planning & Scope
    • Project Scheduling
    • Project Cost Estimation
    • Risk Analysis of Projects
    • Critical Chain Project Management
    • Project Monitoring: Time & Cost Evaluation
    • Project Quality Management
    • Project Stakeholder & Communication Management
    • Portfolio Approach to Project Management
    • Project/ Portfolio Selection & Organisational Strategy
    • Adaptive & Agile Project Management
    • Project Procurement & Contract Management
    • Project Commissioning & Closure
    • Behavioural & Leadership aspects of Project Management
    • Negotiation Skills
    • Project Management Software/ Tools (MS Project)
    • Emerging Trends in Project Management


    Dr Jyoti Jagasia (Programme Director)
    Dr Jyoti Jagasia (Programme Director)

    Associate Professor & Associate Program Head - PGEMP &

    Head - Technology Solutions

    Dr Jyoti Jagasia has over 25 years of corporate and academic experience. During her corporate work experience spanning over 15 years, she has handled numerous IT implementation projects for companies like Datamatics, Tech Mahindra, DBS, Maersk India and CMIE, to name a few. Dr Jagasia has publications in notable national and international peer-reviewed journals. Currently, she is teaching advanced project management programmes, PMP exam prep courses, information management courses in different MBA and executive education programmes in addition to customised MDPs for leading companies.

    Prof. Cmde. P. Prabhakaran (Programme Faculty)
    Prof. Cmde. P. Prabhakaran (Programme Faculty)

    Adjunct Faculty

    Prof. P Prabhakaran has been a part of the Board of Directors of M/S Mazagon Dock Ltd which is a Defence Public Sector Company. At MDL, he has had 13 years of experience in warship building and submarine construction in various roles as Project Manager, Manager and Program Director. Before joining MDL, he was in the Indian Navy and was associated with the development of warship machinery involving extensive interaction with the industry. Currently, he is teaching project management for different MBA programmes and other customised MDPs for leading corporates.

    Programme Fee

    Dates Length Location Tuition Fees
    March 13, 2021 7 Months Live Online Sessions
    Every Saturday: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    INR 1,07,500 + GST
    SPECIAL FEE: INR 97,500 + GST
    Deadline Application Fee
    Round 1 Nov 22, 2020 INR 1,500 + GST
    Round 2 Dec 21, 2020 INR 2,000 + GST
    Round 3 Jan 29, 2021 INR 2,500 + GST
    Round 4 Mar 20, 2021 INR 2,500 + GST
    Remarks Instalment Amount
    Booking Amount Within 7 days post selection INR 27,500 + GST
    Instalment 1 Mar 16, 2021 INR 35,000 + GST
    Instalment 2 Jun 16, 2021 INR 35,000 + GST

    Student Loan Details

    Loan Amount Available Tenure (months) EMI
    INR 1,09,298 36 INR 4,041
    No cost EMI plan
    INR 1,15,050 (Full Fee with GST)
    Available only for 9 months INR 12,783


    • The above EMI’s are indicative. The EMI’s offered by each of the loan providers might vary from the above figures, depending upon tenure and loan amount to be disbursed.
    • Other EMI tenures available (Months):
      Propelld: 12/18/24/30/36/42/48
      Eduvanz: 12/24/36/48

    Please visit Students Loans and Financing for details on how to avail a student loan.


    This program includes live online classes. To attend a live online class you will need to have a PC/Laptop/Mac with

    • Speakers and microphone: built-in or a USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
    • Webcam: built-in or USB plug-in
    • Processor: with Dual Core 2Ghz or higher (i3/i5/i7 or AMD equivalent)
    • RAM: 4 GB or higher
    • OS: Either MacOS 10.7 or higher OR Windows 8 or higher
    • An internet connection: Minimum bandwidth of 3.0 Mbps (up/down)
    • Browser: IE 11+, Edge 12+, Firefox 27+, Chrome 30+

    We use the Zoom software application to conduct live online classes. Zoom works on a variety of PCs/Laptops/Mac systems and also on phones and tablets. You can join your live online class from a phone or tablet if it supports the Zoom client. We recommend that you attend classes from a PC/Laptop/Mac.