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PGDM (Biotech Management)

The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Biotech Management) is a unique industry and has its own individual demands, causing exceptional needs for the industry. With a growth rate of almost 37%, there is a dearth of managers who understand the specialty and novelty of this field, people trained to tackle issues related to IPR, finance, marketing, personnel in this sector. There arises, thus, a new need for specialized Biotech Business Managers.

In this kind of a scenario, SIESCOMS & SIES Indian Institute of Environmental Management (SIES IIEM) took the lead in inaugurating the Post Graduate Diploma in Biotech Business Management, a 2-year full time AICTE approved program. The above program is a unique offering by combining core competencies of the both the institutes: management and bio-sciences.

The first and second semesters will comprise basic and applied concepts in bio-technology and management in an integrated manner. There will be a summer internship of 8 weeks duration with a bio-tech / relevant company at the end of the first year that will help participants to apply the concepts learnt in the first year to a real life situation. The third semester will comprise of elective in bio-technology that a candidate intends to specialize. This semester will also contain the strategic issues and advanced management concepts. Finally the fourth semester will involve a detailed capstone project (based on primary and / or secondary data) applying all the learning in a structured format.

Mission for the Program:

  • Imparting quality and holistic education for developing business managers and socially responsible citizens.


  • Specialized program, catering to the management needs of the niche Biotech industry
  • Program originally designed in collaboration with IIEM
  • Foundation module at the beginning of the program to help orient students to working in a B-School (convergence module)
  • Contemporary syllabus with a 60:40 break up of components consisting of Management subjects and Biotech subjects throughout the program like Intellectual Property Rights, Biotech Business Environment, Clinical Research, FDA, International Business and Strategic Marketing , etc.
  • Corporate integration in terms of teaching and concurrent projects, guest lectures by industry stalwarts and industrial visits.
  • Leadership Development Program (soft skill oriented inputs)
  • Foreign language (Business German) as the optional subject
  • Students to constantly undertake research activity to sharpen analytical skills. 
  • Personality Development Programs

PGDM- BM Course Outline
Semester 1 Semester 2
» Legal Aspects of Business » Financial Management
» Business Communication » Business Communication II
» Managerial Economics » Human Resource Management
» Management Information Systems » Logistics & Supply Chain Management
» Decision Science » Sales and Distribution
» Financial and Cost Accounting » Intellectual Property Rights
» Fundamentals of Marketing » Research Methodology
» Principles of Management » Marketing Management
» Biochemistry and Physiology » Strategic Management
» Physical Techniques and Bionanotechnology » Applied Biotechnology
» Medical Biotechnology, Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy  
Semester 3 Semester 4
» Product and Brand Management » Project Management
» Taxation » Quantitative Models in Marketing
» Rural Marketing » Capstone Project
» Hospital and Health Care Management  
» OTC Marketing  
» International Business  
» Marketing Strategy  
» Integrated Marketing Communications  
» Consumer and Industrial Buyer Behavior  
» Clinical Research  
» Regulatory Affairs  
» Bioinformatics and Drug Designing  


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