Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Hospitality Management (PGDHM/EDHM)


Hospitality Industry consists of wide categories of fields in service Industry Such as lodging, event planning, theme parks, transportation, cruise line and other fields in tourism industry. Hospitality Industry is Multibillion dollar industry. A hospitality unit consists of restaurants, bars, hotels, resorts, casinos, cruise ships and theme parks. The common traits among each of the above unit are they welcome people to eat, drink, sleep and be entertained; that means they offer Hospitality. Within each of these units a range of career opportunities are available such as restaurant managers, and hotel staff, tour guides, travel guides, resort workers, and operational staff. Hence the industry has a number of career options to offer and the scope of employment is unbounded. Although some individuals choose to become an all-around expert in a particular field or market sector, others choose to specialize in a particular industry function like human resources, sales, marketing, or finance.

Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Hospitality Management Studies offers a bundle of learning opportunities to Career Changers –Students who have a degree and professionals working in other industry but who wants to develop skills to manage hotels, restaurants and event operations. This program is also helpful for professionals who are already working in this industry and seeking to enhance their knowledge in order to move further in higher roles in their organisation.PG Diploma in Hospitality Management combines academic knowledge with practical experience, making it as an ideal program for career success.

The duration of the program is one year & helpful to prepare students for careers in management related to hospitality, travel and allied sectors of the economy. After this program the students should be able to work in hospitality sector and food-service facilities, travel and tourism related organizations in healthcare institutions, entertainment industry, etc. The programme also gives entrepreneurial skills to start new businesses in the above areas.

Programme Structure

Module 1: Introduction to Hospitality Service Industry

Module 2: Communication Competencies for Professional Advancement

Module 3: Principles of Management

Module 4: Food and Beverage Theory and Application in Hospitality

Module 5: Innovating Hospitality Concept

Module 6: Information Technology for Hospitality management

Module 7: Housekeeping Management

Module 8: Customer Relationship Management

Module 9: Fundamentals of Data Analysis and Visualization

Module 10: Culture societies and Diversity

Module 11: Food Safety in Hospitality Industry

Module 12: Aesthetics Expressions in Hospitality sector

Module 13: Marketing Research and Sales Management for Hospitality Industry

Module 14: Marketing Management for Hospitality and Tourism

Module 15: Human Resource Management

Module 16: Event Management

Module 17: Entrepreneurship in Hospitality Industry

Module 18: Accounting and Financial Management

Module 19: Case Studies in Hospitality Industry


Any graduation/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

The duration to complete this programme is 1 year (Post Graduate Diploma), 6 months (Executive Diploma).


The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Hospitality Management by Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading food and agriculture companies across the globe. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent Months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working global hotels, tourism and transports giants like The Oberoi Group of Hotels, Taj Lake Palace, Ananda in the Himalayas, MakeMyTrip, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., Cox & Kings Ltd., Goibibo, VRL Logistics Ltd., Mahindra Logistics Ltd., TCI Express Ltd., SOTC Travel Limited, Travel Guru, Hyatt, ITC Hotels, EIH Ltd., Radisson Blu Hotels, HLV Ltd. (Hotel Leela Venture), etc.

Future career prospects

The hospitality industry is one of the world’s most dynamic industries and showing exponential growth year after year. The World Travel Organization predicts that it will triple in size by the year 2020, becoming one of the largest industries in the world. Thus this growth will provide several career opportunities to the candidate with right qualification. This program is designed to develop the professional competencies and skills in an individual as per the growing demand of the industry. The knowledge imbibed by the students through this programme will serve as an asset not only for hotel business but also to entire hospitality and tourism industry.

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