Top MBA Institute for Finance, Operation Management in India

Course Structure

The Institute adopts the trimester pattern.

The primary objective of the IFMR MBA program is to facilitate students to become successful managers. To achieve this objective we lay a strong foundation in the management by offering a set of core courses in the areas of Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Economics, Information Systems & Operations and Human Resources Management.

First year Core Courses:

Term – 1

  • Financial Accounting
  • Micro Economics
  • Organizational Behavior-I
  • Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions-I
  • Marketing Management-I
  • Managerial Communication
  • Management Information Systems
  • Programming and Data Structures*
  • Workshop – Excel Skills

Term – 2

  • Management Accounting
  • Macro Economics
  • Organizational Behavior-II
  • Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions-II
  • Marketing Management-II
  • Written Analysis & Communication
  • Foundations of Finance
  • Probability & Statistics*

Term – 3

  • Corporate Finance
  • Indian Financial Systems, Institutions and Markets
  • Human Resources Management
  • Operations Management
  • Market Research
  • Strategic Management
  • Taxation & Legal Aspects of Business
  • Development Finance
  • Linear Algebra and Computational Statistics*
  • Introduction to MatLab*

 

Pre-requisite courses for Financial Engineering and Data Sciences specialization.

Summer Project:

The 2-month summer internship at the end of first year is an integral part of management education at IFMR. The project is done under the supervision of both faculty guide and industry managers. It gives the students hands on practical exposure and the valuable experience of working on a project. Building from this, the program offers a wide range of relevant and contemporary electives for the student to specialize in the second year. The grade obtained in the summer project is counted for overall CGPA.

Second year – Electives:

Finance:

  • Financial Statement Analysis and
  • Security Valuation
  • Derivatives & Risk Management
  • Project Finance & Management
  • Global Financial Markets
  • Basic Econometrics
  • Private Equity & Hedge Funds
  • Adv. Financial Modelling
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Corporate Credit Analysis
  • Financial Markets Practice
  • Risk Management in Banks
  • Valuations and M&A
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Derivatives
  • Modern Bank Management
  • Micro Finance
  • Strategic Cost Management
  • Contemporary Issues in Financial
  • Accounting & Corp. Governance
  • Introduction to Investment Banking
  • Securitization and Interest Rate

 

Human Resources:

  • Competency Based Recruitment
  • Performance Management Systems
  • Industrial Relations
  • Change Management
  • Journey to Self
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Leading for Excellence
  • HR Issues in M&A
  • Learning & Development
  • Creativity in Organizations
  • Strategic HRM

 

 

Marketing:

  • Sales & Distribution Management
  • Services Marketing
  • Brand Management
  • Pricing
  • Strategic Marketing
  • B2B Marketing
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Rural Marketing
  • Retail Management
  • Advertising & Sales Promotion
  • International Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing

 

Information Systems & Operations:

  • Logistics and SCM
  • Software Project Management
  • Data Mining & Business Intelligence
  • Business Process Management
  • Services SCM
  • IT Strategy
  • e-Business Models
  • Contemporary Practices in Operations
  • Operations Strategy
  • Workshop on ERP

 

Financial Engineering:

  • Asset Pricing-I
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Simulation Techniques for Finance
  • Advanced Financial Derivatives
  • Analytics and Stochastic Models
  • Financial Time Series & Analysis
  • Asset Pricing-II
  • Computational Methods in Finance

 

General Management & Strategy:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Strategy & Complexity
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Applied Industrial Organization
  • Blue Ocean Strategy

 

Data Sciences:

  • Analysis of Algorithms
  • Data Mining
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Data Management
  • Machine Learning
  • Complexity Modelling
  • Network Algorithms
  • Randomized Algorithms
  • Information Theory
  • Multi Attribute Utility Theory
  • Health Analytics

 

There will also be interface courses on Finance, Marketing and HR

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