FPM

Course Level

PhD

Student Intake

20

Duration

4 Years

Type

Residential

FPM is for individuals
who are...

seeking academic research and teaching careers as faculty or professors in the study of management at business schools worldwide

Looking for...

a challenging, international workshop with an experiential learning approach that creates future leaders and market disruptors.

To become...

  • a researcher
  • a professor

Why FPM?

  • FPM is a full time doctoral programme with three distinct phases - Course Work, Comprehensive Examination & Research Seminar and Thesis work.
  • Research scholars will be equipped with in-depth analytical and functional skills to succeed in both academia and industry.
  • Participants will get an opportunity to work as a teaching and research assistants.
  • All admitted scholars are entitled for scholarship, and will get an opportunity to attend national and international conferences, workshops etc.
  • Monthly stipend of upto Rs.40,000/- per month and On-campus accommodation
FPM

Learning

FPM programme is aimed at training research scholars for a career in academia and practice with the following learning goals

  • domain knowledge

    To develop domain knowledge

  • research skills

    To develop research skills

  • teaching competency

    To develop teaching competency

Areas for research pursuit

 

  • Accounting

    Accounting
  • Big Data Analytics 

    Big Data Analytics
  • Economics

    Economics
  • Human Resource Management

    Human Resource Management
  • Finance

    Finance
  • Healthcare Management 

    Healthcare Management
  • Information Technology

    Information Technology
  • Marketing

    Marketing
  • Operations 

    Operations
  • Organizational Behaviour

    Organizational Behaviour
  • Public Policy

    Public Policy
  • Strategic Management

    Strategic Management

Important Dates

  • Applications Open: 25th October 2021
  • Applications Close: 21st March 2022
  • Announcement of Results: 15th April 2022
  • Beginning of Academic year: 1st July 2022

For enquiries contact: Ms. Farha Shaikh on 0832-2366803 Call: 9421156590 Email: fpm@gim.ac.in

Download program structure here

Student Testimonials

gajendra_pgdm

 

Meet Gajendra Sisodia, PGDM Batch of 2021-23 talking about his summer internship placement and what made him opt for a PGDM at GIM amongst the other B-schools he had in mind.

Gajendra Sisodia | PGDM- Full Time

"The batch size, student profile diversity, a student-driven campus, and strong placement network"

kajol_hcm

Kajol Mittal, a student in the PGDM-Healthcare Management programme was faced with a dilemma when she was approached by multiple B-schools. Here are her reasons on why she opted for Goa Institute of Management.

Kajol Mittal | PGDM-HCM

"GIM's healthcare programme has an excellent pedagogy and curriculum" 

manali_bda

Deciding on which B-School to opt for, especially when you have many options is a tough and crucial decision to make. Here's Manali Hedaoo, PGDM-BDA, Batch of 2021-23 throwing light on why she opted for PGDM-Big Data Analytics at GIM.

Manali Hedaoo | PGDM- -BDA

"It is a techno-managerial course with a good mix of business expertise and the big data analytics experience"

adhvaryu_bifs

Why Adhvaryu Srivastava, PGDM-BIFS student, Batch of 2021-23 choose GIM amongst the other B-schools he had converted to? Watch this video to find out!

Adhvaryu Srivastava | PGDM- BIFS

"The reason why I chose GIM was the BIFS programme, as I always wanted to go into core finance"

Stacy_FPM

Watch Stacy Menezes talk about why she thinks GIM's FPM Programme is the perfect fit for her. The course structure is flexible with access to state-of-the-art research culture and infrastructure. Personalized mentorship and knowledgeable faculty. Exposure to research and hands-on experience with tools and research methods are some of the reasons she chose to pursue this program.

Stacy Menezes | Fellow Programme in Management

Highlights of the video: -Introduction -Flexible course structure -Access to state-of-the-art research culture -Knowledgeable faculty -Holistic learning -exposure to cutting edge research -Hands-on experience with tools -Location & networking

Garima_FPM

Watch Garima Ranga, Batch of 2020-24, talk about why she opted to pursue FPM after completing her PGDM at GIM. High-caliber faculty and great infrastructure. The Behavioural Lab, Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg terminal are added advantages.

Garima Ranga | Fellow Programme in Management

-Reasons for joining GIM -Behavioural lab usage -Thomson Reuters & Bloomberg Terminals -E-Journal packages

Tanaya_FPM

 

Here's Tanaya Saha, FPM student at GIM talking about why she opted for this programme and her experience at GIM. GIM publishes 70+ research papers annually with a strong research background. Huge classrooms with glass boards, no restrictions in clothing which gives you openness to studying.

Tanaya Saha | Fellow Programme in Management

Highlights of the video: -Why I chose GIM -Research background -70+ research papers annually -Huge classrooms -No restrictions

Radhika_FPM

Meet Radhika K R, FPM Scholar throwing light on various opportunities provided by GIM. GIM's reputation, International accreditations, Conducive research ecosystem, Exposure to Top international researchers and academicians, opportunities to be a jury member, Training & expert tools are some of the few reasons that attracted her to this program.

Radhika K R | Fellow Programme in Management

-Introduction -Institute reputation -International accreditation -Conducive environment -Exposure to international researchers and academicians, -Opportunities to be a jury member -Training & tools

Jeevan_FPM

"GIM was my natural choice," says Jeevan Lawrence, student at GIM pursuing FPM. Faculty, access to data and research ambiance at GIM was what made him opt for this course. Research scholars also get a stipend, free accommodation, contingency funds and more benefits which make this program even more attractive.

Jeevan Lawrence | Fellow Programme in Management

Highlights of the video: -Introduction -Approachable Faculty -Access to data: Advanced labs, Databases -Research Ambiance -Unique location -Stipend for scholars -Contingency funds and more benefits

Priya_FPM

Here's Priya Kataria, FPM student talking about why she opted for the Fellow Programme in Management at GIM. Her main reasons for opting for GIM was our focus on SDGs and the campus facing the beautiful Sahyadri mountains in Goa.

Priya Kataria | Fellow Programme in Management

Highlights of the video: -Reasons for joining GIM -Focus on SDGs -Campus location

varsha_bhargav

"My learnings at GIM helped me perform to the best of abilities."

Varsha Bhargava | PGDM 2019-21 | Asian Paints

During my MBA at GIM, I got an opportunity to intern with Asian Paints. It provided a platform to apply my classroom knowledge to an actual business scenario. My learnings at GIM helped me perform to the best of abilities at Asian Paints thereby resulting in an enriching experience. It nurtured me both intellectually and socially to provide creative and desirable solutions for the organization.

Mahesh

"Finance at GIM certainly prepared me for the same."

Mahesh Ogania | PGDM 2018-20 | Arcesium India Pvt Ltd

During my MBA at GIM, I got an opportunity to intern with Arcesium (D E Shaw Group), where I could apply things thought in classroom and give that refresh outlook to every business problem I faced. This eventually led to Pre-Placement Offer with them. The actual journey started with second year, particularly term 4 of finance which definitely prepared me for the current role at Arcesium. I work with investment banking and Hedge funds and help in smooth onboarding of its trading database, reconciling positions, cash and final NAV of the client. It’s a fintech company demanding knowledge upgradation every minute and finance at GIM certainly prepared me for the same.

Bhargav L Narasimhan

"GIM has given me enough opportunities to introspect, learn and grow."

Bhargav L Narasimhan | PGDM-HCM 2017-19 | J&J

I am Dr. Bhargav L Narasimhan, currently working with Johnson and Johnson market access team as a program manager. I work on projects involving value proposition, economic modelling, reimbursement, pricing and patient assistance/support programs. GIM has given me enough opportunities to introspect, learn and grow. The discipline, mindset and time management skills that the management and the Student bodies expected me to inculcate during my stay in the institution has really facilitated me in showing better value in my organization.

Arun Prakash

"I will be forever cherishing the experiences that GIM BDA offered."

Arun Prakash | PGDM-BDA 2018-20 | PayPal

I am Arun Prakash from the inception batch (2020) of. I am currently working as a Business Analyst for the Marketing Analytics team at PayPal. I am part of an international cross functional team which is responsible for setting up analytics experiments, marketing opportunity, Insights management for the marketing team of Paypal. Being a student at GIM, the experience nurtured me with both functional and technical caveats. The group projects and challenging timelines to our team projects played pivotal in working with globally oriented teams along with aligning them to success. I will be forever cherishing the experiences that GIM BDA offered.

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What is the duration of the Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) programme?

Fellow Programme in Management is a full-time doctoral programme with three distinct phases - Course Work, Comprehensive Examination & Research Seminar and Thesis work. The programme typically would run for four years.

What are the SOP guidelines?

Guidelines for SOP: Please upload a 6-8 page (about 3000 words) Statement of Purpose (SOP) for applying to FPM programme at GIM. The broad headings for SOP may include your background, your reasons for pursuing FPM at GIM, and your career goals. This SOP should also include a section on your Research Proposal. The research proposal should state a research problem worth investigating in the given time frame. The research proposal should describe the snapshot of the broad research problem that you would be addressing during the FPM programme. Mention clearly the motivation for taking up this study, the methodology you would use to address it, and the potential contribution it would make to the larger body of research.

What is the financial support available for FPM?

  1. Monthly Stipend
    • Rs. 35,000 per month during first and second year of the programme
    • Rs. 37,500 per month during third year of the programme
    • Rs. 40,000 per month during the fourth year of the programme
  2. Contingency fund
    • Rs. 25,000 per annum for four years and a grant of Rs. 20,000 for Data Collection during third year.
  3. Conference support

    After successful completion of course work and comprehensive exam, candidates will get conference participation support as mentioned below -

    • 2 National conferences (maximum financial support - Rs. 30,000 per conference; fund cannot be adjusted against any other conference/purpose). One conference during FPM third and fourth year.
    • 1 Foreign conference with maximum financial support of Rs.1,50,000 per student during third/fourth year.

Can I assist in on-going research now?

FPM students are expected to conduct research to develop their skills and can assist faculty to gain from their experience. 

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