Indian Institute of Management Lucknow aims to develop management professionals with a holistic perspective on economic, social, and environmental issues through its Post Graduate Program in Sustainable Management (PGP-SM).
In addition to offering general management courses, PGP-SM’s curriculum offers specialised courses on principles of sustainable management, sustainability measurement and reporting, systems thinking, lifecycle management, stakeholder management and public policy. The program enables professionals to understand the ever-evolving and interactive nature of these sustainability challenges and come up with integrated, holistic solutions.
“This program aims to develop managers with evolved consciousness and skills to contribute towards a sustainable society,” said Prof Archana Shukla, Director, IIM Lucknow.
According to IIM Lucknow, the key features of this program include:
Case study methodology: PGP-SM course pedagogy emphasises learning through extensive case study discussions, presentations, and role play, creating an interactive learning environment within classrooms.
International immersion program: In the second year of the program, students are exposed to global pioneers from world-renowned universities such as Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), Linnaeus University (Sweden), Maastricht University (Netherlands), as well as visits to organizations like IKEA, VOLVO, Electrolux & Xylem.
Integrated projects with industry: IIM Lucknow has a strong industry connect. The program offers a unique 9-month-long integrated live project that provides hands-on experience to students and an opportunity to apply the classroom learnings in the field.
Batch diversity: PGP-SM has professionals from diverse backgrounds, such as IT, chemicals, construction, power, fashion, medicine & social sectors.
“Top consulting firms like McKinsey, Accenture, E&Y, KPMG and PWC, along with other major companies, hire our students with an average salary of Rs. 30 lakhs per annum, and we have a 100% placement record,” said Prof Ashish Aggarwal, Chairman, PGP-SM, IIM Lucknow.