Postgraduate Certificate Program in 
Product Management

A program designed and delivered in such a way, that it caters to all personas in Product Management - Technologist, Generalist, and Business-Oriented.

Batch Starts: 31th Mar, 2023

PGCP in Product Management is India's first Product Management course aimed at developing future Product Managers, Product Owners, & CEOs through a holistic approach to Product Management. The curriculum is designed and delivered in accordance with the 5i Framework, making it one of the best Product Management courses available. The BYOP (Bring Your Own Product) feature provides learners with hands-on experience by enabling them to create their own products from scratch. Through this program, you will learn all you need to know to become successful in this domain.

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Learning Outcomes

Program designed and delivered by India’s Best - IIM Indore & Jigsaw

Build skills related to Product Specification, Realisation, Marketing & Manufacturing

Understand the life cycle of a product and master the various phases of Product Development

Receive expert mentorship on how to identify the blank areas to place a new product

Create a Successful Career in Product Management by understanding the role of a Product Manager and its deliverables

BYOP feature to develop your idea into a product and take it through the Product Development Life Cycle

180 hours of instructor-led concept development and mentorship with Industry Experts

Curriculum design includes discussions around Harvard Business Case-studies & one-to-one Mentoring sessions by Industry Experts

Get certified by IIM Indore and join the esteemed IIM Indore Students* (Alumni) Fraternity

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*   The one-time fee (which is an additional fee over and above the program fee) for the Executive Alumni Status is subject to revision based on the discretion of the IIM Indore management.

**  Batch immersions and campus visits are subject to the COVID-19 situation in the country and will follow government regulations/ IIM Indore's decision.

*** IIM Indore reserves the right to change the program design, format, number of sessions, certificate format, and terms in the program or can incorporate any such change deemed necessary by the institute without prior intimation.

Bring Your Own Product personalizes the application of the learnings from the curriculum for each learner. 

-   To achieve this, each learner will work on their individual
    ‘Product idea’ that they bring to the table or 

-   Choose a Product idea from the available sample options provided

This curriculum, which conforms to the 5i Framework, will help the learner go through all the different stages of the product’s lifecycle through BYOP.

Why is BYOP: Bring Your Own Product Unique?

For those learners who may not have a product idea ready will be provided with one that belongs to any one of the following types:

Software Products

Consumer Devices

Service as a Product

How Does The Hands-on Experiential Learning With BYOP Work? 

“The Counselling” 

Step 4

Attend a counseling session with our Academic Experts

Admission Letter

Step 5

Upon clearing the interview with Academic Experts, you’ll get your admission letter

Talk to our Admission Counsellor

Step 2

Talk to our Academic Counsellor, who shall resolve any query regarding the program & admission process.

Check Eligibility Criteria & Fill in the application

Step 1

Share basic details. Write a short note & upload your resume. Pay application fees INR 1,000 & submit

Test: The Product Manager in You

Step 3

Understand the strengths you have that will make you a great Product Manager


Step 6

Pay the Admission fees to enroll in the program

The Post Graduate Certificate Program in Product Management has the following eligibility criteria:

- 1. Graduation in any discipline

- 2. Minimum 2 years of professional experience

- 3. No prior programming skills required

- Professionals (Product Executives, Business Managers like Marketing Managers, Project Managers, etc.) from diverse backgrounds who want to become competent Product Leaders can pursue this PM Certification program

This is an Online Live Instructor-Led training program of 180 hours divided across 9 modules into 3 Terms, which you can complete in 6 months, with 6 to 9 hours of instructor-led sessions on weekends (Saturday + Sunday) and self-study with project work on weekdays.

The application fees and payments are non-refundable. In case of extenuating circumstances, a transfer to the next batch is possible however a batch change fee will be applicable. This transfer will be approved in genuine cases only.

Yes, you need your own laptop. The technology requirement shall be shared at the time of enrolment.

The certificate is awarded by IIM Indore.

No. IIM Indore does not offer any placement support or assistance post-program completion.

The Indian Institute of Management Indore reserves the right to change the program design, format, number of sessions, certificate format, and terms in the program or can incorporate any such change deemed necessary by the institute without prior intimation.

Yes, part of the online classes would be taught by the expert faculty from IIM Indore.

All the requisite learning materials will be provided online through the Learning Management System. You are free to purchase any reference books or materials, as may be recommended by the faculty.

The learning material, i.e. lectures and reading content, would be available to you for 12 (in addition to the course duration which is 6 months).

We accept corporate sponsorships and can assist you with the process. Please contact us for details.

We do NOT provide any discounts as the programs we offer are university programs. But from time to time, we do run some early bird offers for limited seats.

Further, do note that learners can avail of a bursary adjustment/waiver in case of an upfront lump sum fee payment. Do feel free to talk to our academic counselors to know more.

Only the participants who complete the program successfully will be eligible for the Executive Education Alumni status of IIM Indore.

Participants who have successfully completed the program need to apply separately to register their name with IIM Indore Executive Alumni along with the fee of INR 1,000 + GST per person (for two years) and INR 10,000 + GST per person (for a Lifetime).

Note: The one-time fee (which is an additional fee over and above the program fee) for the Executive Alumni Status is subject to revision based on the discretion of the IIM Indore management.

The benefits of IIM Indore Executive Education Alumni include the following:

a. Subscription to the brochures and newsletters from IIM Indore

b. Access to the IIM Indore Campus Library (on-site access only)

c. Official email ID of the institute

Yes, everyone who enrolls in the program gets to be a part of the IIM Indore on-campus visit. However, due to COVID -19 crisis, batch immersions and campus visits are subject to the COVID-19 situation in the country and will follow government regulations/ IIM Indore's decision.


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Ideal for professionals (Product Executives, Business Managers like Marketing Managers, Project Managers, etc.) from diverse backgrounds who want to become competent Product Leaders

Duration: 6-Month

Pedagogy : Online Live Sessions

Format : Weekend Classes

Easy EMI : INR 19,678*/ month for 18 months 

BYOP Feature for learners to build their own product

Certification by Indian Institute of Management, Indore

Only program that conforms to the 5i Framework™

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kindly fill out the Lead Form

Program Ideal For

Professionals looking for a career transition into Product Management

Candidates in other functional areas who aspire to become Product Experts

Note: Candidates belonging to any nationality can apply

Get Certified By IIM Indore. Be An Expert Product Leader!  

The airtight and relevant course curriculum taught by veterans from the IIM Indore and Jigsaw arsenal of faculty will ensure your candidacy is highlighted during interviews. If you’re an entrepreneur in the making, looking to understand the nuances of developing and launching a product, your vision backed by IIM Indore certification will accelerate your career trajectory.  

D. L. Sunder
Associate Professor,
IIM Indore

Prof. Bhavani Shankar 
Associate Professor,
IIM Indore

Prof. Abhishek Mishra
Assistant Professor,
IIM Indore

Aditya Billore
Assistant Professor,
IIM Indore


Prof. Bipul Kumar  
Professor (Marketing),
IIM Indore

Sanjeev Tripathi 
Professor (Marketing),
IIM Indore

Prof. Aditya Maheshwari
Associate Professor,
IIM Indore

Prof. Ashish Sadh
Associate Professor,
IIM Indore

Hear from our Alumni!

Malvika Sahu,

"The ‘Bring Your Own Product’ (BYOP) feature is the keystone in this course for me, the deciding factor. Everyone teaches concepts & asks graded questions. BYOP sets this course apart from the crowd."

"It’s always a pleasure to learn from the knowledgeable. If they are IIM faculty & Industry Experts, then the joy of learning gets more enthusiastic and interesting."

Mohammed Mazharullah

BYOP (Bring Your Own Product) gave real exposure to the complete product life cycle, which allowed me to build my own product & grow as a complete Product Manager.

Thota Phaneendra Dev,

"The extensive curriculum & supporting tools have helped me build & fine-tune my product. ‘Bring Your Own Product’ is an excellent addition to upskilling."

Praveen Kumar Velamarthi,

"I had an excellent experience with live classes from the expert faculty of IIM-Indore. Many thanks to the support team at Jigsaw as well for their efforts."

Dr. Gopalakrishnan M,

"The 5i Framework & ‘Bring Your Own Product’ helped me analyze the industry's current trends while observing real-time examples to solidify product development concepts."


"The program helped me analyze the market conditions in my organization. The 5i Framework-based curriculum covers all areas of the product's lifecycle to understand the target audience & marketing strategies."

Devesh Singh,

"Bring Your Own Product provided an end-to-end approach to product development & prepared me to understand the various practices that shape a product more consciously."

Arvind N,

"This was my first experience with online live classes. The sessions were very interactive and gave us full control over our learning. Moreover, I was able to learn at my own pace."

Abhijit Purkayastha,

"IIM-I faculty & industry experts have helped me understand more about the product life cycle & other processes attached to it. I strongly recommend this program to anyone passionate about product development."

Santosh P,

"The course work involves understanding the complete product lifecycle, which is essential to my everyday line of work. The online live classes by IIM-I faculty & industry experts have been comfortable, user-friendly & educative."

Aswini Margasahayam,

"I was impressed with the curriculum & the vast areas that the program covers. The online class offered me the flexibility to upskill as a working professional."

Sujith David Roy,

"The program has given me an opportunity to build my own product from scratch, which allowed me to understand all the product development phases, different data sets, & market parameters."

Aadil Ali,

The 5i Framework™ of Product Management


Idea Generation and Validation

Market Validation

Target Pricing Decisions


The First Product Prototype, and Draft Market Strategy


Manufacturing, Marketing,
Sales, Distribution, and Support


Strategies for Marketing, Branding,Sales and Service

Final Product version


Continuous Improvement based on End-user Feedback, Cost Optimization, and Technology Obsolescence

Dr. Bakthavathsalu Mannan
Consultant, Intellectual Property

Ashish Gupta
Industry Expert 

Bhaskaran Srinivasan
Chief Academic Officer, UNext 

Dr. Sabita Mahapatra
IIM Indore

Muralidhar Koteshwar
Founder, Usability Consulting India, MD – MentorCloud, Director Onya Digital

Ruchi Tandon
L&D Consultant

Sreekanth Moni
Head of Programs, Enterprise Solutions, IIM Indore

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Anand Kumar Narayan 
Industry Expert

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Established in 1996, the Indian Institute of Management Indore has been a leader in the field of management education, interfacing with the industry, government, and PSUs. It is promoted and nurtured by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, and is an institute of national importance under the Indian Institutes of Management Act 2017. IIM Indore seeks to be a contextually-relevant business school with world-class academic standards that develops socially-conscious managers, leaders, and entrepreneurs. In 2022, the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) - the Ministry of Education, Government of India - ranked IIM Indore #7 under Management category. Also, IIM Indore is one of the only two IIM in the nation with all three prominent accreditations - Association of MBAs (AMBA, UK), The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB, USA), and EQUIS, European Union. This combination of accreditations is held by less than 1% of business schools globally. 

Shekar Ramakrishna 
Industry Expert

Prof. Kapil Khandeparkar 
Visiting Faculty,
IIM Indore

Madhukar Jha
Head of Program - PGCP-PM,,

Sudipta Mandal
Industry Expert 

Minimum 2 years of work experience

Aspiring entrepreneurs who want to be technically sound before starting up 

Program designed & delivered by best minds in India 

Get certified by Indian Institute of Management 

Receive the esteemed Executive Education Alumni Status* from IIM Indore 

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