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Is a Part Time MBA Worth Pursuing for Executives?

Vaibhav Rai

December 08, 2018 02:42 PM

Frankly speaking, not everyone has enough resources to pursue a full-time MBA or AICTE approved PGDM course. Take for instance the case of a working executive who wants to up his game in the corporate with the help of a management course; however, at the same time, he has loans and EMIs to pay and a family to support. He cannot even think about quitting his job and enrolling for an MBA or PGDM program. That’s exactly where part-time MBAs / PGDMs come into the scene.

Part time MBA – an overview : 

Some of the leading MBA/PGDM colleges in Delhi offer part-time management courses. Asia-Pacific Institute of Management also offers a part-time PGDM program. Most of these programs are conducted on weekends, which make them totally in sync with the unique needs and challenges of modern day business executives.

  • Eligibility and Selection Process:

At Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, we also offer a one of its kind part time PGDM program for executives. It is a 3-year part time program and is conducted on weekends. The eligibility criteria for the program are as follows:


- A minimum of 3-year Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university with 50% marks or equivalent CGPA and 2 years of post qualification work experience (excluding training period).
- The selection to the programme would be based on Written Test followed by a Personal Interview conducted at AIM's campus.
- Applicants have to apply online by visiting AIM's website  

The pros of part time MBA : 

  • You can pursue higher education in business management without having to quit your day job.

  • Unlike distance programs, in part time PGDM course at Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, you learn from the faculty of top B-schools in delhi   and who’s who of the industry.

  • The course fee is way more affordable as compared to the fee of a full-time PGDM course.

  • You can apply the learning to your work and set yourself on the path of learning and growth

The cons of part time MBA  : 

  • When you look at it, the major cons of a part-time program are you may not devote as much time and efforts to the program as are desirable, due to the commitments at the work place.

However, if you’re not happy with the way your career has shaped up in all these years, we’d urge you to give a thought to doing a part-time MBA/PGDM course. You, however, need to ensure that you select a reputed MBA or PGDM college for the program and set aside sufficient time to excel into the same. To know more about the part-time Executive PGDM program at Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, please click on the following link - https://www.asiapacific.edu/executive-pgdm

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