Course Structure & Curriculum

 

IMI Bhubaneswar follows trimester system. Students admitted to the Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) must undergo a rigorous two years of course work unless exemption is granted to them for the first year of the courses. In the first year, the students will pursue the core courses spread over 3 trimesters.

The subjects to be studied by the students in first year are as follows:

 S.No.

 Subject

 Credit

    1

 Organizational Behaviour

 2 Credit

   
    2

 Managerial Economics

 2 Credit

    3

 Information Technology for Decision Making

 2 Credit

    4

 Marketing Management

 2 Credit

    5

 Operations Management

 2 Credit

    6

 Strategic Management

 2 Credit

    7

 Financial Accounting & Management

 2 Credit

    8

 Human Resource Management

 2 Credit

    9

 Quantitative Techniques

 2 Credit

   10 

 Research Methodology

 2 Credit

 Total Credits

 20 Credits


On successful completion of first year, the students will be promoted to the second year. During the second year, the students are required to pursue the courses as per the details below:

 S.No.

 Subject

 Credit

    1

 4 elective courses of 3 credits each

 12 Credits

    2

 Advanced Research Methods

 3 Credits

    3

 Qualitative Techniques

 3 Credits

    4

 Teaching Methods and Pedagogy

 3 Credits

    5

 Seminar Paper

 3 Credits

 Total Credits

 24 Credits

 

The student will be required to take at least 4 electives from his/her area of specialization. Two electives may, however, be opted from other areas. Instead of opting for an elective course in the area, a student can also work on a Course of Independent Study (CIS) under a faculty member. In case a student decides to work on the CIS, he/she will be exempted to pursue one elective and will be required to pursue only five electives.

For the purpose of undergoing course work, the student will be required to visit IMI Bhubaneswar campus every four months for 9 days. Theses nine days of course work will start with a weekend and end with a weekend.

The students will be required to prepare the seminar paper during the 6th trimester. This seminar paper would be presented in the in-house monthly research seminar and should be of publishable quality. The paper will be presented by the end of January. The student is required to appear for Comprehensive Exam (CE) at the end of the 2nd year and on successful completion, will commence work on thesis from the 3rd year onwards.

The tentative list of area wise electives is given below:

Area wise Elective courses

Area – Decision Science & Operations Management

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Project Management
  • Business Forecasting
  • Supply Chain Modelling and Analytics
  • Operations Strategy
  • Service Operations Management
  • Total Quality Management and Lean Six Sigma

 

Area – Organizational Behaviour/ Human Resource Management

  • Employee Relations and Labour Laws
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Performance Management
  • Compensation Management
  • Advanced HRM
  • Training and Development

 

Area - Finance

  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Financial Reporting Analysis and Forensic Accounting
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Financial Engineering and Risk Management
  • Management of Banks
  • Financial Derivatives

 

Area - Information Management and Analytics

  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Data Science Using R
  • Visualization and Dashboard
  • Finance and Risk Analytics
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Web and Social Media Analytics
  • HR Analytics

Area – Marketing

  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Product and Brand Management
  • Sales and Distribution Management
  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing of Services
  • Retail Marketing
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Digital Marketing