Post Graduate Program in Sustainability Management

Institute Name:  Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM)

Course Type:  Regular Courses

Apply By:  20 Feb . 2019

Post Graduate Program in Sustainability Management

Course Title: Post Graduate Program in Sustainability Management

Deadline: 20th Feb. 2019

About Programme:

The Post Graduate Program in Sustainability Management aims to prepare professionals with a blend of managerial, technical, analytical and social skills as well as values to address emerging sustainability issues and challenges in environmental sector.

India is faced with multiple challenges, and solution to many of them lie within the realm of environmental and ecological sustainability. This program has been especially designed to provide necessary skill required to deal with such challenges in the sector and come up with real time solutions. This two-year fully residential program shall develop a brigade of Green managers who would be able to integrate Economic, Social and Environmental issues.

Program Educational Objectives

  • Demonstrate an understanding of comprehensive systemic analysis of sustainability issues across both physical and behavioral dimensions involving society, the environment, and the economy.
  • Professionally communicate to a range of audiences, demonstrating in depth knowledge of the discipline and of the needs of diverse stakeholders, promote values of peace & environmental justice, and introduce timely shift in traditional ways of business incorporating sustainability concerns.
  • Apply logical, critical and creative thinking to analyze, synthesize and apply analytical tools for decision making in a complex business world of issues and problems pertaining to targeted areas of sustainability.
  • Collaborate effectively with others and demonstrate intellectual independence and autonomy to solve problems and/or address sustainability issues and imperatives of industry.
  • Evolve a deeper understanding of sustainability principles and externalities among next generation of managers with the aim of creating sustainable communities thereby envisioning a better society.

Fieldwork: [Two Weeks]

Environmental Data Collection and Analysis

Sustainability reporting involves environmental data, their collection and analysis. It also provides basis for monitoring and evaluation of sustainable development. There are many important aspects to the collection of environmental data related to each project, approaches, tools and techniques applied will influence the type and strength of statistical inferences. This will help to choose appropriate experimental units, types of data and establishing sampling techniques to increase the efficiency of data collection. This component explains the data type, scale, types of variables, sampling design, data collection techniques, tools and techniques, data analysis and reporting to achieve sustainable development goal. The field work component is designed to equip students to be able to understand environmental data, its collection procedures and analysis.

Summer Internship (Si) - 12 Weeks

The Summer Internship cell of IIFM shall invite the SI offers from various industries, consultancy firms, Research organizations and the same shall be floated to the students for selection. The Student Shall Work On The Problems And Task As Assigned By The Interning Organization And At The end, produce a Summer Internship report.

Admissions - How to Apply

Admission to the fully residential two year PGDSM is open to graduates from any discipline provided he/she fulfils the eligibility criteria and qualifies through the selection process. Eligibility

A candidate must hold a bachelor's degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Differently Abled (DA) (it may also be referred to as Persons With Disability (PWD) categories), awarded by any of the universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a university under Section 3 of the UGC Act. 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

Apply to IIFM

  • Online through  and remit the fee through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking.
  • Download the application form from IIFM's website and send filled-in-form with the requisite fee.
  • Obtain admission bulletin and the application form personally or by post by sending a Demand Draft of Rs. 1000/- (Rs. 500 for SC/ST) in favor of Director, Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal.
  • Application complete in all respects must reach IIFM Bhopal on or before: For CAT applicants: 20th February, 2019 For XAT applicants: 20th February, 2019

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