Programme Structure

Curriculum:

The course for the PGDM Programme is spread over six trimesters, each trimester being of 11-12 weeks. The first three trimesters are essentially devoted to foundation courses, across core areas of management. These are aimed at providing the student the conceptual understanding of the functional areas such as: 

a) Basic areas, e.g. Economics and Organizational Behavior
b) Techniques, e.g. Statistics and Research Methods
c) Functional areas, e.g. Marketing and Finance
d) Integrative areas, e.g. Strategy and International Business
e) Technology, e.g. Management Information Systems
f) Emerging Areas, e.g. Business Analytics and Social Media Analytics

 

Core Courses: 

Business Analytics
Business Communication Skills I & II
Business Mathematics
Business Statistics
Cost & Management Accounting
Corporate Governance & Business Ethics
Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainable Development
Financial Accounting & Analysis
Financial Management I & II
Human Resource Management
Information Technology for Decision Making
Individual Dynamics
International Business
Legal Aspects in Business
Management Information Systems
Managerial Economics
Macroeconomic Theory & Policy
Marketing Management I & II
Organisational Design & Theory
Operation Management I & II
Research Methods for Management
Strategic Management I & II

 

Elective Courses: 

Courses in the 2nd year are designed to offer students an opportunity to pursue their interests in various functional areas. Students will thus have an opportunity to specialize in the functional area of their interest. A student can specialize in more than one area, the areas being Marketing, Finance, Organisational Behavior & Human Resource Management, Decision Sciences & Operations, Information Management & Analytics, and Strategy. A student also has an opportunity to pursue a Course of Independent Study (CIS) in lieu of an elective, to further his/her interest in a particular area, subject to meeting the conditions specified for the purpose and reviewed from time to time. An indicative list of elective courses, offered during the 2nd year of study is given, which is subject to change.

Finance

Marketing

OB & HR

Decision Science and Operations

Strategy

Information Management and Analytics

Wealth

Management

and Personal

Finance

Security

Analysis

and Portfolio

Management

Financial

Statement

Analysis and

Forensic

Accounting

Financial

Econometrics

Financial

Engineering

and Risk

Management

Business

Valuation

International

Finance

Management

Controls

& Strategic Cost

Management

Financial

Derivatives

Management of

Banks

Project and

Start Up

Finance

Strategic

Financial

Management

Business

Forecasting

Strategizing & Financing

Entrepreneurial

Ventures

Finance and Risk

Analytics

 

 

Consumer

Behaviour

Product and

Brand

Management

Sales and

Distribution

Management

International

Marketing

Advertising &

Integrated

Marketing

Communication

Marketing Research

Marketing of

Services

Retail

Marketing

Rural

Marketing

Business

Forecasting

Marketing

Analytics

Customer

Relationship

Management

Digital

Marketing

Web and

Social

Media

Analytics

Employee

Relations

and Labour

Laws

Corporate

Leadership

Recruitment

and

Selection

Advanced HRM

Training and

Development

Performance

and

Compensation

Management

HR Analytics

Business

Negotiation

Skills

Logistics and

Supply Chain

Management

Service

Operations

Management

Project

Management

Total Quality

Management

and Six Sigma

Operations

Research

Supply Chain

Analytics

Business

Forecasting

Business in

Emerging

Markets

Managing

Business

Risks in

Uncertain

Times

Strategizing

& Financing

Entrepreneurial Ventures

Business

Negotiation

Skills

Data Science

Using R

Visualization

and

Dashboard

Block Chain

and Cyber

Security

Finance and

Risk Analytics

Marketing

Analytics

Customer

Relationship

Management

Digital

Marketing

Web and

Social Media

Analytics

Supply Chain

Analytics

HR Analytics

 

Enterprise

Resource

Planning

 

Summer Internship: 

On completion of the first year, the students gain hands-on experience in the application of core concepts and functional skills through a Summer Project with leading Corporate Firms. This practice of ‘Learning by Doing’ helps the students to relate the rigour of theory to the world of business. They work on projects as per the specifications of the company. At the end of 8-10 weeks of a closely guided project under the supervision of a company executive, the students submit a report to the company. Our students have also received Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) for their exemplary work during their internship.

 

Pedagogy: 

Faculty at IMI Bhubaneswar enjoys academic freedom to adopt appropriate pedagogy for imparting education. Pedagogy would be a combination of lectures, case discussions, presentations, assignments and project work. The primary emphasis would be on interactive and participative methods of learning. Faculty for the Programme comprises of the core faculty at Bhubaneswar campus as well as faculty from IMI Delhi and Adjunct or Visiting faculty. Guest lectures from industry practitioners are also organized to expose students to the current business environment and practices.

 

Schedule of classes: 

Classes for the PGDM Programme are held every day starting at 8.30 am and can extend up to late evening hours, including weekends, to suit the requirements of the Programme. Each class is of 60 minutes duration. Attendance in all classes is compulsory. Classes shall tentatively begin, from the 2nd/3rd week of June 2019.

 

Evaluation:

Emphasis is laid on continuous evaluation of a students’ performance through the six trimesters, culminating in a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score, over a 10 point scale being awarded.