Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Business Analytics

The PGDM-Business Analytics programme offered at MDI is designed to mentor holistic business analytics managers. The course is designed and reviewed by faculty and industry members to ensure a rich academia-industry blend and also, is benchmarked competitively. The programme is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, Government of India.

PGDM-Business Analytics attempts to groom holistic business managers with following capabilities:

  • Global Mindset and Sensitivity with flexibility and resilience
  • Capability to address business problems and situations through the lensof analytics
  • Capability to manage uncertainty & complexity in different business scenarios
  • Understand and apply emerging and next-generation analytical technologies, practices, and tools
  • Capability to identify patterns, analyse data, and present logic-based solutions
  • Networking among peers and industry thought leaders

Programme Learning Goals (LGs)

  • Responsible Citizen Consciousness
  • Global Perspective
  • Critical and Innovative Thinking
  • Analytical Acumen in Decision-Making
  • Technology, Data and Model based Thinking

Programme Structure

  • The programme is spread over six terms of three months each. The core courses are covered in the first 4 terms.
  • Compulsory eight-to-ten weeks long internship after term 3.
  • During terms 5 & 6, students can opt for eight electives from OM & IM area and can also enrich their elective basket by opting for maximum of two electives fromother functional areas such as Marketing/ Economics & Public Policy/ Operations Management/ Accounting & Finance/ Information Management/ Strategy.
  • 20 percent of the course is taught by industry practitioners.

Learning Centric Pedagogy

The program follows an interactive, participative and skill-based pedagogy encompassing case discussion, lab-oriented exercises,role-plays, simulations, industry practitioner session and industry exposure via live projects.


MDI follows a continuous evaluation system. A student earns a letter grade in each course with an associated grade point. The credit-weighted average ofthese grade points in the programme is the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA).

Student Exchange Programme

  • A student can study for one term in a partner foreign institution in lieu of his/her study term at MDI.
  • A number of international scholarships are available for these students.
  • Details on the selection process and opportunities will be available after joining MDI


  • One Merit cum Means Scholarship belonging to economically weaker sections (EWS) student.
  • One Merit Scholarship of Rs 10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand only) to the meritorious student of PGDM-Business Analytics Programme on the basis of overall merit ranks of the student in the programme.
  • MDI offers merit-cum-means Scholarship scheme for the meritorious students to pursue PGDM courses at MDI Gurgaon belonging to economically weaker Sections (EWS). It is envisaged to provide 12 merit cum means scholarships (50% waiver of tuition fees) every year to the students pursuing two-year full time PGDM/PGDM-HRM/PGDM-IB/PGDM-Business Analytics at MDI Gurgaon starting from AY 2021-22.