MBA Curriculum

Course Structure of MBA Program

  • The course structure of MBA Program entails every MBA student to compulsory complete:
    (a) 64.5 core course credits in the first year
    (b) 3 credits from the 8-10-week long Summer Internship Program with a company or an organization
    (c) 48 course credits through the choice of his/her electives in the second year
  • Additionally, students are permitted to:
    (a) Audit Courses (Maximum of 3 courses in the 2nd year) by paying the requisite additional fees.
    (b) Courses of Independent Study (CIS)/Dissertation Projects (with a faculty) in lieu of elective courses
    (c) Student Exchange Program: Merit Based
    (d) National and International Live Projects

First Year Course Structure

Functional Area Total Credits Term 1 Course Credits Term 2 Course Credits Term 3 Course Credits
Finance and Accounting 9 Financial Accounting 3 Corporate Finance 3 Cost and Management Accounting 1.5
        Financial Institutions and Market 1.5
Business Communication 4.5 Business Communication I 1.5 Business Communication II 1.5 Business Communication III 1.5
Economics & Business Environment 9 Micro Economics 3 Macro Economics 3 Business Environment: India & the World 3
Marketing 6 Marketing Management I 3 Marketing Management II 3    
OB & HRM 6 Individual & Group Behaviour 1.5 Human Resource Management 3 Organization Theory & Design 1.5
Operations, Supply Chain & Decision Sciences 12 Quantitative Methods I 3 Quantitative Methods II 1.5 Business Research Methods 1.5
Operations Management 3     Supply Chain Management 3
IT Systems & Analytics 7.5 Spreadsheet Modelling 1.5 Business Analytics 3 Information Systems for Managers  3
Business Policy, Strategy & General Management 10.5 Legal Aspects of Business 1.5 CSR* 1.5 Entrepreneurship & New Venture Planning 3
    Strategic Management 3 Corporate Governance & Business Ethics 1.5
Total Credits 64.5   21   22.5   21


* Every student has to undergo a mandatory non-credit course on "Happiness" in the first year of the MBA program.

* Every student needs to compulsorily complete a week-long Bharat Immersion Programme Internship as a partial requirement of the CSR course.

Summer Internship Project: 8 to 10 weeks with a company or an organization. It has 3.0 credit units assigned to it.

Second Year Course Structure

A student must take 48 credits from elective courses offered during the second year.

Term IV Term V Term VI
Elective 1 Elective 1 Elective 1
Elective 2 Elective 2 Elective 2
Elective 3 Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective 4 Elective 4 Elective 4
Elective 5 Elective 5 Elective 5
Elective 6    


*Student need to take 16 elective courses in the second year provided all elective courses carry 3 credit units. The requirements of number of electives can increase or decrease depending on the credit units of chosen electives.

Total Credit units in MBA Program = 21 + 22.5 + 21 + 3 + 48 = 115.5

Area-wise List of Electives Offered

Finance and Accounting

Advanced Financial Reporting & Analysis Insurance Management
Alternative Investment Markets International Finance
Behavioural Finance Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
Business Valuation Management Control Systems
Commercial Bank Management Mergers, Acquisitions & Corporate Restructuring Investment Banking
Financial Derivatives Private Equity and Venture Capital
Financial Econometrics Project Finance
Financial Risk Management Strategic Cost Management
Financial Statement Analysis Tax Planning and Management
Fixed Income Securities & Debt Markets Wealth Management



Advanced Marketing Research Marketing in the Sharing Economy
B2B Marketing Pricing
Consumer Behaviour Product and Brand Management
Customer Relationship Management Rural Marketing
Digital Marketing Sales and Distribution Management
Emerging Trends in Marketing Services Marketing
Integrated Marketing Communication Strategic Marketing
Marketing Analytics  



Counselling Skills for Managers Performance Management System
Learning and Development Talent Acquisition


IT Systems & Analytics

Advance Data Science and Machine Learning Electronic Commerce
Big Data Analytics (cross listed with Operations) HR Information System and People Analytics
Business Intelligence, Social Media and Cognitive Analytics IT Strategy
Business Process Modelling & Management Knowledge Management
Digital Transformation using Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies Technology Management


Operations, Supply Chain & Decision Sciences

Big Data Analytics Simulation & Modelling 
Green Supply Chain Management Strategic Sourcing & E-procurement
Lean Enterprise Supply Chain Analytics
Logistics Management Supply Chain Management
Operations Strategy Technology Management
Project Management Theory of Constraints
Service Operations Total Quality Management


Economics & Business Environment

Circular Economy and Business Sustainability Economics of Strategy
Commodity Futures and Options
(cross-listing with finance area)
International Trade and Policy
Econometrics for Managers Managing Social Programs
Economic Policy Analysis  


Business Policy, Strategy & General Management

Competitive Strategy Strategic Alliance
Crafting Strategies with Strategic Thinking Strategic Innovations for Dynamic Markets
International Business Management Strategic Management of Intellectual Property Rights
Managing Change and Transformation Strategy Simulation using CESIM
Mergers & Acquisitions Start-up Entrepreneurship