PGP-SM at a Glance

IIM Lucknow takes pride in being the frontrunner amongst the IIMs to introduce a program that inculcates the essence of sustainability in conventional business education. PGP Sustainable Management is a two-year full-time post-graduate program offered at Noida campus. It is designed to help managers develop a holistic perspective and imbibe the ethos of socio-environmental responsibilities. Also, to equip them with the skills to assess and preserve all stakeholders' interests in a dynamic and unpredictable environment.

In addition to conventional business dimensions of finance, marketing, operations and human resource management, the program focuses on:
  • Systematic linkages among environmental, social and economic challenges
  • Critical perspectives on policy institutions
  • Analysis of policy and regulatory framework for businesses
  • Facilitating Change- management
  • Assessment of environmental, social and corporate governance
  • Analysis of social and environmental risks and impacts
A minimum of 2 years of work experience is a prerequisite for selection into the program. The criterion ensures that the candidates are pre-equipped with deep understanding of the corporate world and possess strong business acumen to better appreciate the rationale of business enterprises and the nuances of the complex environment in which it operates.