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Institute of Medical Sciences

ADPBM - Advanced Diploma in Pharmaceutical Business Management

ADPBM - Advanced Diploma in Pharmaceutical Business Management

12 months full-time programme recognised by the Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education (MSBTE) - Government of Maharashtra.

Eligibility:

Those who have passed any of the following Degree/Diploma can apply for this programme.

  • BSc (Any*) / MSc
  • BPharm / MPharm
  • MBBS / BDS / BAMS / BHMS / BVSc / BUMS
  • BE (Chemical)
  • BMS/BBA
  • DPharm

How can I apply?

Admissions for Advanced Diploma in Pharmaceutical Business Management (ADPBM) for the year 2017-18 are closed. To receive the Admission Alert for the next batch please click here

  1. The applicant must buy the Application Form and Prospectus, available at MET for Rs. 600 in cash or DD favouring 'MET Institute of Medical Sciences' or click here to pay online.
  2. Submit the prescribed Application Form along with necessary certificates on or before the due date.
  3. The applicant must appear for the Selection Procedure.

Programme Objectives

  • To induce life long learning skills, attitudes for social & personal development
  • To induce trained manpower
  • To induce leadership qualities
  • To seek full employment in the food production unit
  • To develop entrepreneurship skills to run a unit of operation or production and to develop entrepreneurship abilities for small scale drug sales and marketing
  • To gain and apply knowledge of scientific aspects in drug sales and marketing
  • To impart systematic knowledge of basic and applied of pharmaceuticals business management
  • To survey different areas & find opportunities for sale of drug / pharmaceutical goods
  • To develop innovative entrepreneurship fields in domestic as well as international markets
  • To offer an opportunity for the candidate to develop an appreciation of quality standards, knowledge of organisation and operation of manufacturing units as well as personal and professional attitudes

Sharp Opportunities

Type of industries and capacity in which ADPBM students get employment

Wage employment / Opportunities
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industries
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales & Marketing Manager
  • Market Researcher & Drug Developer
  • Drug Distribution Manager & Drug Cost Accounts
Self employment / Opportunities
To start own Marketing & Distributorship in Pharmaceutical Business
  • Self employment

Job functions of ADPBM students

Position Function
Sales Manager To carry out market surveys and to plan strategy
Sales & Marketing Manager To carry out market surveys and to plan sale strategies. Appoint sales representatives, field officers. To take feed back and modify sales & marketing strategy accordingly
Market Researcher & Drug Developer To carry out market surveys and to seek sale opportunities and compile data of the same and decide strategy which may be supplied as a package deal for industries
Drug Distribution Managers & Drug Cost Accounts To carry out market surveys and to seek sale opportunities and compile data of the same in co-relation with drug costing and decide strategy which may be supplied as a package deal for industries

ADPBM: Programme Outline

  • Pharma Business Environment
  • Market Research and Drug Development
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Cost Accounting and Financial Accounting
  • Human Resources Management
  • Operations Research
  • Group Discussions and Presentations
  • Project - I
  • Sales and Distribution Management
  • Marketing Strategy and Product Launch Dynamics
  • Drug Regulations - Domestic and International
  • Management Information Systems
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing Finance and Taxation
  • Group Discussion and Presentation
  • Project - II