Only program that
conforms to 5i Framework


One to one mentoring with Industry Expert


Certification & Executive Education Alumni Status#


24th June,


At INR 19,678/month
for 18 months^

Program Overview

The Postgraduate Certificate Program in Product Management is India’s first Product Management Certification program that offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to aspiring Product Managers, Product owners, future CEOs & entrepreneurs to learn through a holistic approach to Product Management. Upskilling 600+ learners with the trend-setting 5i Framework curriculum makes it one of the best Product Management courses. With the BYOP (Bring Your Own Product) feature, learners get to focus on the objectives & functions of Production Management (PM), roles & responsibilities of a Product Manager, skills required to excel in the domain, etc. This online program is supported by post-class exercises, Harvard Business Review case studies, & practical application on the BYOP idea. One more feature that sets it apart from other Product Management courses in India is the Executive Education Alumni status of IIM Indore. The program offers access to IIM Indore’s vast network by providing learners lifetime access to all the IIM alumni benefits once they make a one-time fee (which is an additional fee over and above the program fee). 

What You Get From This Program


Become A Prolific Product Expert

  • Learn the complete Life Cycle of a product & master the various phases of Product Management.
  • Foresee & identify the roadblocks that you can encounter from the Ideation phase to product launch & beyond

Get Hands-on Experience

  • Master the various phases of Product Development through project-based Product Management training.
  • Learn to apply various frameworks and concepts in your BYOP idea

Learn From Top-Notch Faculty

  • Curriculum design includes discussions around Harvard Business Case-studies
  • Learn from seasoned industry practitioners to identify white spaces into which a new product can be positioned.

One-to-one Interactions With Industry Experts

  • Enjoy one-to-one Live Mentoring sessions by Industry Experts.

Master the complete Product Lifecycle with a program designed by expert faculty from IIM Indore & UNext Jigsaw.

Course Duration

6 Months Online Instructor-Led Classes

A Program That'll Redefine Your Future

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Who Should Do This Program?

  • Working professionals from any industry who aspire to become Product Experts.
  • Individuals who want to understand the nuances of taking an idea to market & start their entrepreneurial journey
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What Are The Top Skills You'll Learn?

  • Product Management
  • Market Analysis
  • Product Ideation and Validation
  • Customer Centric Product Designing
  • Product Market Strategy
  • Product Engineering Strategy
  • Product Pricing Strategies
  • Product Packaging
  • Product Launch
  • Product Distribution
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Who Can Apply?

  • Graduation in any discipline
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience

Bring Your Own Product (BYOP)

This unique feature sets our Product Management certification program apart from other Product Management courses. By applying the learnings from all modules in the curriculum to the target ‘Product’, learners will gain a realistic & holistic exposure to the life of a Product Manager. Learners will be expected to bring a product idea into the class or pick from the projects we suggest. To know more about the BYOP feature, download the brochure.


  • One of the only two IIMs in the nation to receive all three prominent accreditations – Association of MBAs (AMBA, UK), The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB, USA), and EQUIS, European Union. This combination of accreditations is held by less than 1% of business schools globally
  • In 2022, the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) – the Ministry of Education, Government of India – ranked IIM Indore #7 under Management category


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Here's What Our Alumni Have To Say!


Malvika Sahu

Senior Lead (Analytics and Research)

The ‘Bring Your Own Product’ (BYOP) feature is the keystone in this course for me, the deciding factor. Everyone teaches concepts & asks graded questions. BYOP sets this course apart from the crowd.

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Mohammed Mazharullah

Trade Marketing Manager

It’s always a pleasure to learn from the knowledgeable. If they are IIM faculty & Industry Experts, then the joy of learning gets more enthusiastic and interesting.

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Thota Phaneendra Dev

System Analyst

‘Bring Your Own Product’ gave real exposure to the complete product life cycle, which allowed me to build my own product & grow as a complete Product Manager.

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Praveen Kumar Velamarthi

Manager (Business Analytics)

The extensive curriculum & supporting tools have helped me build & fine-tune my product. ‘Bring Your Own Product’ is an excellent addition to upskilling

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Dr. Gopalakrishnan M

Senior Manager

I had an excellent experience with live classes from the expert faculty of IIM-Indore. Many thanks to the support team at UNext Jigsaw as well for their efforts

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Senior Product Executive

The 5i Framework & ‘Bring Your Own Product’ helped me analyze the industry's current trends while observing real-time examples to solidify product development concepts.“

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Devesh Singh

Deputy Manager

The program helped me analyze the market conditions in my organization. The 5i Framework based curriculum covers all areas of the product's lifecycle to understand the target audience & marketing strategies

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Arvind N

Senior Designer

‘Bring Your Own Product’ provided an end-to-end approach to product development & prepared me to understand the various practices that shape a product more consciously.

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Ajeya Kumar BN

Senior Manager (Data Factory)

It’s been a good learning journey with the 5i Framework & ‘Bring Your Own Product’. The program’s curriculum addresses the challenges faced by Product Managers and teaches us how to overcome them.

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Abhijit Purkayastha

Regional Service Engineer

This was my first experience with online live classes. The sessions were very interactive and gave us full control over our learning. Moreover, I was able to learn at my own pace

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Santosh P

Assistant Vice President

IIM-I faculty & industry experts have helped me understand more about the product life cycle & other processes attached to it. I strongly recommend this program to anyone passionate about product development.

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Aswini Margasahayam

Assistant Manager

The course work involves understanding the complete product lifecycle, which is essential to my everyday line of work. The online live classes by IIM-I faculty & industry experts have been comfortable, user-friendly & educative.

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Aadil Ali

Product Manager

The program has given me an opportunity to build my own product from scratch, which allowed me to understand all the product development phases, different data sets, & market parameters.

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Sujith David Roy

Product Specialist

I was impressed with the curriculum & the vast areas that the program covers. The online class offered me the flexibility to upskill as a working professional.

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4.3/5.0Average Program Rating

20K+Product Manager Open Jobs In India

INR 16LProduct Manager’s Average Annual Salary In India

$ 30BnIndian Software Product Industry To Grow By 2025

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Our Placement Partners

Placement Partners

Current Job Opportunities


Product Manager


Assistance Product Manager


Product Owner


Associate Product Manager - Monetization


Product Manager


Growth Product Manager


Product Manager


Product Manager


Product Owner

Talk to our academic counselors and know in detail how the program is designed to aid in your career transformation

Experts You Will Learn From

Prof. D. L. Sunder

Professor of Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship, IIM Indore


Prof. Sanjeev Tripathi

Associate Professor of Marketing, IIM Indore


Dr. Sabita Mahapatra

Professor of Marketing, IIM Indore


Prof. Aditya Billore

Associate Professor, IIM Indore


Prof. Abhishek Mishra

Professor of Marketing, IIM Indore


Bhaskaran Srinivasan

Chief Academic Officer


Sreekanth Moni

Industry Expert


Muralidhar Koteshwar

Founder, Usability Consulting India, MD – MentorCloud, Director Onya Digital


Dr. Bakthavathsalu Mannan

Consultant Intellectual Property


Ruchi Tandon

L&D Consultant


Ashish Gupta

Industry Expert


Prof. Bhavani Shankar

Associate Professor (Marketing), IIM Indore


Shekar Ramakrishna

Industry Expert


Sudipta Mandal

Visiting Assistant Professor - Marketing, IIM Indore


Prof. Sanjeev Tripathi

Professor of Marketing, IIM Indore


Prof. Kapil Khandeparkar

Visiting Faculty, IIM Indore


Prof. Bipul Kumar

Professor (Marketing), IIM Indore


Prof. Ashish Sadh

Associate Professor, IIM Indore


Prof. Aditya Maheshwari

Assistant Professor, IIM Indore


Anand Kumar Narayan

Industry Expert


Madhukar Jha

Head of Program - PGCP-PM, & SSM UNext


Program Fee

INR 3,00,173


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Please note that the final right to confer the Executive Education Alumni Status rests with IIM Indore, and successful completion of the program. Application submission and fee payment does not automatically entitle students to get the alumni status. 

Participants who have successfully completed the program need to apply separately to register their name with IIM Indore Executive Education Alumni along with the fee of Rs.1,000/- per person (for two years) and Rs. 10,000/- per person (for Lifetime).

Note: The one-time fee (which is an additional fee over and above the program fee) for the Executive Alumni Status is subject to revision based on the discretion of the IIM Indore management.

The benefits of IIM Indore Executive Alumni include the following:

  • Subscription to the brochures and newsletters from IIM Indore
  • Access to the IIM Indore Campus Library (on-site access only)
  • Official email ID of the institute

Yes, everyone who enrolls in the program gets to be a part of the IIM Indore on-campus visit. However, campus visit for the convocation is optional and due to COVID -19 crisis, batch immersions and campus visits are subject to the COVID-19 situation in the country and will follow government regulations/ IIM Indore’s decision.

You can attend the program if you are a:

  • Professional with at least 2 years of work experience
  • Working professionals from any industry who aspire to become Product Experts
  • Individuals who want to understand the nuances of taking an idea to market & start their entrepreneurial journey.

The Postgraduate Certificate Program in Product Management (Product Management Certification) has the following eligibility criteria:

  • Graduation in any discipline
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience
  • No prior programming skills required

This is an Online Live Instructor-Led training program of 180 hours divided across 9 modules into 3 Terms, which you can complete in 6 months, with 6 to 9 hours of instructor-led sessions on weekends (Saturday + Sunday) and self-study with project work on weekdays.


The application fees and the course fee payments are non-refundable. In exceptional circumstances, a transfer to the next batch is possible; however, a batch change fee will be applicable. This transfer will be approved in genuine cases only.

Yes, you need your own laptop. The technology requirement shall be shared at the time of enrolment.

Yes, part of the online classes would be taught by the expert faculty from IIM Indore.

All the requisite learning materials will be provided online through the Learning Management System. You are free to purchase any reference books or materials, as may be recommended by the faculty.

The learning material, i.e., lectures and reading content, would be available to you for 6 months (in addition to the course duration, which is 6 months).

We accept corporate sponsorships and can assist you with the process. Please contact us for details.

We do NOT provide any discounts as the programs we offer are university programs. But from time to time, we do run some early bird offers for limited seats.

Further, do note that learners can avail of a bursary adjustment/waiver in case of an upfront lump sum fee payment. Do feel free to talk to our academic counselors to know more.

After completing the 6-month Postgraduate Certificate Program in Product Management, the Product Management certification is awarded by IIM Indore.

No. IIM Indore does not offer any placement support or assistance post-program completion.

The Indian Institute of Management Indore reserves the right to change the program design, format, number of sessions, certificate format, and terms in the program or can incorporate any such change deemed necessary by the institute without prior intimation.

Product management is an organizational function that directs all aspects of a product’s lifetime, from development to positioning and price, focusing on the product and its customers. Product Managers advocate for customers within the organization and ensure that the consumers’ voice is heard and heeded to create the best product/ service possible. While it takes years to become a well-equipped Product Manager with relevant industry experience, pursuing a certification in Product Management courses allows you to accelerate your learning and career. Like the IIM Indore & UNext Jigsaw’s PG Certification in Product Management, the Product Management training takes you through a complete Product Development Life cycle and transforms you into a competent Product Leader.

A Product Manager is the common link who connects the numerous departments that engage with the product throughout its life cycle. A few significant Product Manager roles and responsibilities that are common to all companies are:

  • Outlining the product vision, strategy, and roadmap
  • Collecting, managing, and prioritizing consumer demands
  • Working collaboratively with engineering, sales, marketing, and client support teams to ensure that business goals and consumer satisfaction objectives are met
  • Ideating of the product as per consumer needs
  • Devising positioning for the product
  • Contributing insights into product pricing

Developing your Product Management skills entails more than simply understanding everything there is to know about your product. To become a Product Expert, you can pursue Masters in Product Management or a Product Management certification course like the 6-month program by IIM Indore & acquire top Product Management skills like:

  • Technical knowledge
  • Leadership & Team Management
  • Time Management skills
  • Budget Management skills
  • Problem-Solving skills
  • Research & Technical Writing skills
  • Conflict Management skills
  • Risk Management skills

As the demand for Product Managers grows, a Product Management certification is becoming a valuable investment. As of today, there are 39. 2 million Product Management jobs open in the country, and this number keeps increasing. Enrolling in a Product Management certification program like the Postgraduate Certificate Program in Product Management offered by Jigsaw in association with IIM Indore takes you through a complete Product Development Lifecycle and awards joint certification post completion of the program.

Many people view interviews for the position of Product Manager as difficult. The reality is the polar opposite. You require practice and perseverance to clear a Product Management interview. And it is only via these practices that you will truly learn to think and act like a Product Manager. Product Manager interview questions consist of multiple rounds, each of which covers one or multiple of the following categories:

  • Estimation
  • Metrics
  • Product Improvement
  • Product Design
  • Product Launch
  • Problem-solving
  • Strategy
  • Technical

Preparing in these categories will help you clear the interviews.

Software Product Management is the function that oversees all aspects of a software product throughout its entire lifecycle, from conception to launch. It plays a pivotal role when it comes to connecting company strategy with customer problems and demands.

Product Management as a domain is all about identifying and solving problems. This is best achieved through hands-on experience. UNext Jigsaw & IIM Indore’s Postgraduate Certificate Program in Product Management is the only Product Management training that conforms to the 5i Framework and comes with BYOP: Bring Your Own Product feature, which offers learners a hands-on learning experience by allowing them to build their own product. This will take you through the different stages of the Product Development Lifecycle in just 6 months.

The objectives of Product Management courses are centered around grooming leaders and entrepreneurs who can single-handedly drive a product right from its conception to its release.  By pursuing Product Management courses, one can completely understand a product’s life cycle and get hands-on industry experience through course projects. UNext Jigsaw & IIM Indore’s Postgraduate Certificate Program in Product Management is the only Product Management course that conforms to the 5i Framework and comes with BYOP: Bring Your Own Product feature, which offers learners a hands-on learning experience by allowing them to build their own product. The learning outcome is to ensure they prepare project-ready leaders.

Yes! Product Managers come from diverse educational backgrounds pursuing Product Management courses after graduation.

Pursuing any Product Management Certification program will prepare you to land a job as a Product Manager. For instance, after successful completion of the Jigsaw & IIM Indore’s Postgraduate Certificate Program in Product Management will enable you to build your career in the Product Management domain as

  1. Senior Product Manager
  2. Product Management Director
  3. Product Vice President

You can pursue the Product Management course by IIM Indore and Jigsaw if you have a minimum of 2 years of professional experience post completing your BBA.

Product Management in general, is a role with great responsibilities. Becoming a well-equipped Product Manager with relevant industry experience generally takes years. However, pursuing a product management certification will greatly help you in accelerating your learning and career.

CEOs are directly responsible for managing a company’s overall operations. Considering a Product Manager is responsible for the complete lifecycle from its ideation to its execution, Product Managers, most often than not, tend to go on and become CEO.

No. There is no need to code in a Product Management course.


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