The innovative course of PGDM of KIMDS is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the apex body for approval of management institutes Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The Institute follows the trimester system. The entire course consists of six trimesters covered in two years duration. The PGDM comprises of core and elective courses, in the core courses students are exposed to the foundation of managerial skills as well as functional aspects of business. An eight-week Summer Internship (at the end of first year) is compulsory for all the students. This training helps the students to learn and handle problems in the real business scenario. From the fourth trimester onwards students pursue electives in their chosen area of specialization.
Regular class lectures are supplemented by a wide variety of quiz, tests, individual & group brainstorming exercises, discussions, presentations, project applications, etc. Managers today are facing increasing pressure to improve their presentation skills and the quality of oral communications. Students at KIMDS are required to make regular presentations on projects; in the process they become proficient in conveying ideas effectively.
Emphasis is on experiential learning, where participants learn through doing assignments, projects, presentations and debates, some of these are designed to enhance the level of creativity and innovation among students.