PGDIE (Post Graduate Diploma in Innovation & Entrepreneurship) is a 246-hour program by NEF (National Education Foundation), USA & SKILLSertifika (Recognized center for skill development & higher learning of SUNY, USA). This is the first of its kind course in India to cover the topic of Innovation exhaustively. The chief emphasis of the course is to impart & equip the participant with adequate knowledge to take up challenging assignments in innovation & entrepreneurship at corporate or individual level to start a new venture. This course is based on academic theories of strategic management & innovation, contemporary literature on these two subjects of last 25 years have been incorporated in the course curriculum.
*240 hours (Duration may vary depending upon delivery & requirements)
246 hours (Duration may vary depending upon delivery & requirements)
Online & Classroom
A deeper and rigorous academic curriculum in innovation -missing today even in premier B-schools, where innovation is only 1/42 papers in six trimesters/four semesters
Teach the student how to think in a structured but creative way
A deep exposure into the world of international business with case studies of famous corporations like Toyota, Apple.
Teach the student to start his/her own venture and be a job creator instead of being job seekers.
Make the student more employable and industry-ready – face the challenge of being a business developer in a corporate setup and excel in building new ventures as part of a core management team.
It will show how to reduce the cost and time for new innovation projects, how to innovate new products with minimum resources.
It will show the way to repeat successes – this is an important factor.
Many companies end up being “1 hit wonders”. They can’t repeat their success story and fade away.
It will show a clear path from Innovation to launching a successful business and repeat the success story.
It will develop strategic thinking skills – there is a heavy emphasis on this in our platform.
It will help corporates prepare a core team of innovation champions.
Total no of hours of learning – 245 hours, equivalent to a three trimester one year post graduate diploma course offered by leading management schools all over the world.
PGDIE includes: Business & design thinking skills, Certified Innovation Professional and Certified Startup Professional leading to PGDIE.
BDTS + CIP + CSP = PGDIE
A student can choose to do any one of the independent components, in that case the student will be awarded a post graduate certificate.
Provides effective online training through videos & case studies and rigorous academic modules based on articles in top management journals such as the Harvard Business Review
Self-paced structured learning mode
Read-learn-create, deep learning leads to creativity, new ideas and innovation
Useful for corporate managers as well as startups and MSMEs
Gives you a sound grounding in business strategy
A unique framework called 3 C framework - encompassing three levels of Innovation - PRODUCT/BUSINESS/ORGANISATION.
AI based tools for testing your ideas and build prototypes using industry V 4.0 technologies.
A detailed academic and practical exposition on Digital Business Platforms – how to build them and offer a 10x value proposition to your customer.
The only course in India which focuses on building thinking skills – a vital ingredient that goes missing in all BBA/MBA/B.Tech courses.
The STUDENT IS NEVER TRAINED TO THINK, neither are future managers. Whereas thinking will play a decisive role in future jobs and starting new businesses.
These five types of thinking will help the student/young manager to think correctly in complex business situations
The only course in India focusing on two higher levels of innovation, building digital business platforms & building a new set of organizational practices
PGDIE has 4 unique exams, each focusing on different aspects of thinking skills, innovation &entrepreneurship. There will be no negative marking on any of the exams.
Resilient Thinking - 25 marks
Agile thinking/Flexible thinking - 25 marks
Deep thinking - 25 marks
Counter-intuitive thinking - 25 marks
Business model Innovation - 40 marks
Management Innovation - 40 marks
Innovation in Indian context - 20 marks
History & Evolution
Misconceptions & myths
IDEO 3 I framework
Stanford university 5-point methodology
Connecting the dots 7 ways
Need finding tools & ethnographic research methods
Customer Value Proposition
4 elements of BMI & interlocking
Who-What-How of CVP
Tangible & intangible resources
Sequence of activities in a flow chart
Finance & cash flow - Accounting ratios, Breakeven point, Profit & loss account, Balance sheet, Cash flow statement, NPV & IRR, BEP equation.
Market creation vs Existing market
Defining a platform
Four ways to build a digital business platform
Link between practices-capabilities-strategies-markets
12 illusions that kills innovation
3rd economic revolution
Next generation management practices
An expanded 3 C framework
Twelve principles of 3 C framework
Building world class Indian companies
Current scenario of Entrepreneurship
Skill set vs Mind
Case Studies - Discussion
Choosing the Right Legal Structure
Case Studies - Discussion
Financial Statements, MIS and Financial KPIs
Working Capital Management
Financial Management and Long-Term Investments
Components of Business Plan - Participants will go through the actual business plan
Hands on - Live designing of Business Plan
Digital Marketing Overview
How Artificial Intelligence and other technologies are changing the buying pattern
3D Idea generator
Ready to use mind maps
20 case studies on solving complex business issues.