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Transformation of Technical and Functional Managers into Project Managers: A Case Study of PGC-APM of SPJIMR


  • S. D. Kshirsagar
  • Vanita Bhoola

    (S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, India
    S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, India)


The professional field of project management is widening, across the world. Professional organizations are growing, and so is the need for project management education. Knowledge gain through a blend of theory and practice is of crucial importance in today’s challenging project environment. This paper discusses a few aspects of the challenges in educating and training project managers. The authors discuss about the post graduate certificate in advance project management (PGC-APM) program from S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) and how it attempts to meet this challenge through development of Innovative pedagogic tools and assessment of the program.

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  • S. D. Kshirsagar & Vanita Bhoola, 2013. "Transformation of Technical and Functional Managers into Project Managers: A Case Study of PGC-APM of SPJIMR," Journal of Applied Management and Investments, Department of Business Administration and Corporate Security, International Humanitarian University, vol. 2(3), pages 187-200.
  • Handle: RePEc:ods:journl:v:2:y:2013:i:3:p:187-200

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