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DURATION 7 Months Live Online Sessions 3 hours/ week Saturday 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
ELIGIBILITY Graduation/Diploma Holder (10+2+3) in any discipline. Minimum of 3 years of work experience as on TBD
DURATION 7 Months Live Online Sessions 3 hours/ week Saturday 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Early Bird Registration Benefit

INR 9,000 + GST

We are offering an early bird registration benefit on the programme fee exclusively for participants who apply by Feb 15, 2022.
The final Early Bird fee will be INR 88,500 + GST.

Programme Overview

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 $23.4 Billion in GDP from 2017-27 (PMI 2020)? 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 be eligible for the prestigious SPJIMR Executive Alumni Status.

As part of the programme, you will also get access to Emeritus Career Services, which empowers you to manage your career proactively.

Emeritus Career Services

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  • Three 90-minute workshops from career management industry experts
  • Job placement assistance from partner companies are published, applied to, and tracked to success via an online platform (offered in partnership with Superset)
  • Past participants of Emeritus work at Microsoft, ICICI Bank, Infosys, HDFC, AirBnB, TCS, Ola, Flipkart, JSW, Wipro, Honeywell, JP Morgan, Reliance Jio, Mahindra, Gartner, Accenture, Cognizant, amongst others

Please note:

  • This service is available only for Indian residents enrolled into select Emeritus programmes.
  • SPJIMR or Emeritus do NOT promise or guarantee a job or progression in your current job. Career Services is only offered as a service that empowers you to manage your career proactively. The Career Services mentioned here are offered by Emeritus. SPJIMR is NOT involved in any way and makes no commitments regarding the Career Services mentioned here.

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

Programme Highlights

Authorised training partner with PMI

Receive an SPJIMR certificate of completion with 45 PDU's

22 industry-oriented modules and a capstone project

Learn from leading SPJIMR faculty, Emeritus global faculty & 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

Learning Outcomes

  • 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

SPJIMR Executive Alumni Status

On successful completion of the programme, participants will be eligible for the prestigious SPJIMR Executive Alumni Status. These participants will subsequently receive the alumni registration details from SPJIMR. The benefits include:

  • Lifetime 'Executive Alumni Status' from SPJIMR
  • Access to the Institute's executive alumni portal, social media groups and campus updates
  • Invitation to SPJIMR webinars and business conclaves (T&C apply)
  • Access to the SPJIMR library on-campus (browsing only)
  • Alumni discounts on MDP Programmes

Note: The Executive Alumni benefits are subject to the discretion of SPJIMR.

Programme Modules

  • Module 1: Introduction to Project Management
  • Module 2: Linking Strategy to Project Management
  • Module 3: Portfolio Approach to Project Management
  • Module 4: Project/ Portfolio Selection & Organisational Strategy
  • Module 5: Harvard Business Simulation - Project Management
  • Module 6: Project Life Cycle & Initiation
  • Module 7: Project Planning & Scope
  • Module 8: Project Scheduling
  • Module 9: Project Cost Estimation
  • Module 10: Project Quality Management
  • Module 11: Theory of constraints & Critical Chain Project Management
  • Module 12: Project Monitoring: Time & Cost Evaluation
  • Module 13: Adaptive & Agile Project Management
  • Module 14: Project Stakeholder & Communication Management
  • Module 15: Risk Analysis of Projects
  • Module 16: Project Procurement & Contract Management
  • Module 17: Integration-based Project Delivery and Closure
  • Module 18: Behavioural & Leadership aspects of Project Management
  • Module 19: Negotiation Skills
  • Module 20: Emerging Trends in Project Management
  • Module 21: Design Thinking in Project Management
  • Module 22: Reflections/ PMP Tips & Tricks

Programme Director

Dr Jyoti Jagasia

Associate Professor & Associate Programme 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. She currently teaches 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.

Programme Faculty

Prof. Cmde. P. Prabhakaran

Adjunct Faculty

Prof. Prabhakaran has been working in S.P. Jain Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai for the last 9 years. Prior to joining SPJIMR, he was 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.

Prof. Prem Chandrani

Professor - Finance

Chairperson, International Relations & Head - Consulting Group

Prof. Chandrani is a full-time professor at the S P Jain Institute of Management & Research in Mumbai. His areas of interest include Business Strategy, Corporate Finance, and Management Consulting. He has over 40 years experience as an industry leader, consultant, and academician. As a teacher he has won several accolades in India and overseas. He is a much sought-after professor and is often invited to take courses at business schools in Europe, North America and Asia. He actively offers consulting and coaching for large corporates and SMEs.

- Faculty is subject to change and will be confirmed closer to the programme start date.

Participant Testimonials

I was initially drawn to join the Advanced Project Management (APM) programme owing to the faculty profiles, SPJIMR’s reputation, and my own career goals. The programme content is relevant, and the teaching methodology combines theoretical knowledge and practical application.

Dr Lalit Raute

Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health

This is a well-designed learning programme taught by a highly skilled team of professors and covers all the aspects of practical project management.

Prafulla Patil

J.P. Morgan

Pursuing this programme has been an intellectually satisfying experience. The curriculum is an interesting mix of case study discussions, assignments, and a dissertation that ensured the continuity of learning.

Praveen Pareek

Compass Group

Programme Certificate

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a Certificate of Successful Completion from SPJIMR, upon meeting the evaluation criteria and maintaining a minimum attendance of 70%. If the above criteria is not met the Participant will receive a Certificate of Participation. The programme evaluation criteria includes a project along with regular quizzes, assignments, and online exams, conducted at the discretion of the faculty.

Sample Certificate

Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of SPJIMR.

Past Participant Profiles

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Past Participant Experience
Top Industries
  • Banking & Finance
  • Energy & Construction
  • IT & Services
  • Infrastructure & Manufacturing
  • Others*

*Others include Retail, Consulting, Telecommunications etc.

Top Functions
  • IS & Technology
  • Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • HR & Management
  • Others#

#Others include Research & Development, Operations, Architecture etc.

Top Companies
  • Accenture
  • Adani
  • Amazon
  • AstraZeneca
  • Capgemini
  • HPCL-Mittal Energy
  • L&T

Early applications encouraged. Limited seats are available.

View Payment Plan
Loan offered at EMI of INR 4,041
Special Corporate Enrolment Pricing

Round 1: The first application deadline is
Jan 05, 2022

Round 2: The second application deadline is
Feb 15, 2022

Round 3: The third application deadline is
Mar 22, 2022

The Learning Experience

What is it like to learn with the learning collaborator, Emeritus?

More than 300,000 professionals globally, across 200 countries, have chosen to advance their skills with Emeritus and its educational learning partners. In fact, 90 percent of the respondents of a recent survey across all our programs said that their learning outcomes were met or exceeded. All the contents of the course would be made available to students at the commencement of the course. However, to ensure the program delivers the desired learning outcomes, the students may appoint Emeritus to manage the delivery of the program in a cohort-based manner during the course period the cost of which is already included in the overall Course fee of the course.

A dedicated program support team is available 7 days a week to answer questions about the learning platform, technical issues, or anything else that may affect your learning experience.

In collaboration with Emeritus

Erulearning Solutions Private Limited (a company incorporated in India) is a subsidiary of Eruditus Learning Solutions Pte Ltd (a company incorporated in Singapore), and operates under the brand name of 'Eruditus' and 'Emeritus'.