Welingkar Mumbai Launches Unique Post Graduate Program in Temple Management; Check Key USPs, Fees, Program Highlights, Admission Requirement

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SK Aggarwal
SK Aggarwal
Editor, MBAUniverse.com
Updated on May 29, 2024
Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, a leading B-school in Mumbai and one of the top B-schools in NIRF Ranking 2023, has launched unique Post Graduate Program in Temple Management (PGPTM) at its Mumbai campus. The program is of six months duration and caters to the need of providing trained management professionals to magnify the influence of 30 lakh Temples on the economy and culture of India. There is no entrance exam requirement for admission to Welingkar PGPTM
Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management

Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, a leading B-school in Mumbai and one of the top B-schools in NIRF Ranking 2023, has launched unique Post Graduate Program in Temple Management (PGPTM) of 6 month duration from the academic session 2024-25 at its Mumbai campus. The program caters to the need of providing trained management professionals for Temple Management.

There are about 30 lakhs Temples in India where lakhs of people visit to have blessings of God Almighty. To manage them, India needs a large team of trained professionals to magnify the influence that temples have on the economy and culture of the country. With the widespread reach of temples, they wield unimaginable influence on the minds of humanity.

Welingkar is a leading B-school with moderate fee, strong placements and industry connect and has campuses at Matunga, Mumbai and at Electronic City, Bengaluru. If you are a graduate you can apply for Welingkar’s PGPTM programme directly. There is no entrance exam required for one to enroll in  Welingkar’s PGPTM program. Read below the key features of  Welingkar’s PGPTM Program, Fee, Course Contents, pedagogic approach, Eligibility criteria, and more

Table of Contents

  1. Why Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management (PGPTM)?
  2. Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management: Key Features
  3. Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management Eligibility
  4. How to Apply for Welingkar PGPTM Admission? PGPTM Application Process
  5. Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management Fees
  6. Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management (PGPTM) Admission
  7. Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management Duration
  8. Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management Course Curriculum
  9. Pedagogy in Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management
  10. Other PGDM Programmes Offered at Welingkar Institute Mumbai

1. Why Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management (PGPTM)?

Welingkar is one of the pioneering  management institutes in India. Welingkar is ranked #73 among top 125 B-schools in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2023 conducted by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India. WeSchool is ranked #32 in MBAUniverse.com B-School Ranking 2023. Outlook magazine ranked WeSchool 4th in West Zone, 17th in private B-Schools nationally in their Business School Ranking 2024.

Welingkar is an autonomous institute affiliated to university of Mumbai and also offers university affiliated MMS programs of Mumbai University.Welingkar offers a wide range of management programmes including full time, executive, online and hybrid mode PGDM programs.

The newly launched Welingkar’s Post Graduate Program in Temple Management (PGPTM) is a manifestation of its innovative approach to provide expertise of management to further improve the efficiency in managing the temples which face large crowds of devotees round the year and during different times.

In fact the 30 lakhs Temples in India are the places where people congregate on all occasions, be it a birth or demise in the family, be it on an occasion to celebrate or to seek redemption from the sorrows, and have tremendous faith in the fundamental principle on which a temple is built upon – the power of human compassion. Large number of Devotees, irrespective of caste and creed visit these temples to offer their devotion and prayers. With this aura of devotion and their widespread reach, temples wield unimaginable influence on the minds of humanity and also have great influence on our economy and culture. As such, trained management professionals are needed to manage these temples located across the country from North to South, from East to West, Welingkar has come up with such unique Post Graduate Program in Temple Management (PGPTM) which is first of its kind in the country.

2. Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management: Key Features

  • Welingkar’s PGPTM Duration is of 6 months comprising One Semester.
  • Program is developed by educationist from Premier Management Institution of India.
  • Skill Development workshops at the Institute
  • Guest Lectures by the experts
  • The PGPTM program comprises of classroom sessions – One week per month spread over 3-months
  • There will be On-the-Job training/field work for 3 months during the 6 months
  • Numerous additional online learning tools for holistic development
  • Welingkar will offer multiple interventions such as Experiential learning Workshops (Game based), Movie-based learning sessions, Business simulation games etc., all at an additional nominal cost to the students.

3. Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate should be a Graduate from a recognised university in any Discipline
  • Work experience is not mandatory
  • No Age Restriction to attend the PGPTM Programme. Candidate of any age is eligible to apply

4. How to Apply for Welingkar PGPTM Admission? PGPTM Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can submit Application Online
  • Welingkar PGPTM Application fees is Rs.500 + GST(as applicable)
  • Following Required documents should be attached with PGPTM application - Photocopy of the Degree certificate, Photocopy of Aadhaar card and 1 recent passport size colour photograph.

5. Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management Fees

Welingkar PGPTM Fees is Rs.25000 + GST (as applicable) for the entire duration of 6 Months Program

Those who wish to avail other multiple interventions such as Experiential learning Workshops (Game based), Movie-based learning sessions, Business simulation games etc., it will come at an additional nominal cost to the students apart from Welingkar PGPTM Fees.

6. Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management (PGPTM) Admission
Welingkar PGPTM Admission process is simple and is based on your eligibility criteria. Key features of Welingkar PGPTM Admission are:

7. Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management Duration
Welingkar PGPTM Duration is six months. In the Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management Duration, the candidates will attend one week class room sessions during a month and will also go for 3 months field work/on the job training.

8. Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management Course Curriculum
The Welingkar Temple Management course curriculum consists of following contents:

  • Perspective Management
  • Understanding Spiritual Economy
  • Services Management
  • Community Engagement
  • Financial Management

8.1 Soft Skill Development in Welingkar PGPTM Curriculum
Welingkar PGPTM curriculum focuses on Workshop based Soft Skill Development of the participants to provide experiential learning. Shared below is the list of Soft Skills to be developed in the Welingkar PGPTM programme

List of 10 Soft Skills to be developed in Welingkar PGPTM

Sr.No. Skill Sr.No. Skill
1 Adaptability 6 Communication
2 Interpersonal Skills 7 Analytical Thinking
3 Passion 8 Technology Orientation
4 Problem Solving & Decision Making 9 Creativity
5 Leadership and Administrative Ability 10 Time Management

9. Pedagogy in Welingkar Post Graduate Program in Temple Management
Welingkar will use following pedagogic approach in imparting the Post Graduate Program in Temple Management:

  • Physical Lectures: Mumbai campus of the Welingkar Institute shall host of classroom-based lectures, providing students with interactive and immersive learning experiences
  • Soft Skills Development: Workshop-oriented sessions will be held to enhance soft skills such as adaptability, problem-solving, and creativity. These workshops shall be led by senior faculty members to provide comprehensive skill development opportunities for students.
  • Guest Sessions by experts from the temple eco-system: To enrich the learning experience, the program includes guest sessions conducted by experts from the Temple ecosystem, offering practical insights and industry perspectives. These sessions provide students with invaluable knowledge and first-hand experiences, enhancing their understanding of Temple management practices.
  • Field visits: The program offers optional field visits for students to engage with diverse stakeholders, providing practical exposure to Temple management. These visits will offer valuable insights and hands-on learning experiences enriching the educational journey, at an additional cost.
  • Value Added Services: The students will have access to multiple online resources viz., Life-journey of successful experts, skill-development related workshops, a repository of training modules, updates on developments in the ecosystem.

10. Welingkar PGPTM Examination and Evaluation Process

Welingkar shall follow continuous evaluation and end term evaluation process for PGPTM students.

Minimum passing criteria shall be 50% marks in every subject

Once a student fails in any of the subject, he/she has to appear for the re-exam in that particular subject by filling up the re-exam form and fees of Rs.750/

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