Academic Programs

IFIM Business School offers the following Programs

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

Two year full-time program

Intake: 120 seats

Transform with IFIM’s PGDM Program- get personalized attention and don’t get lost in the crowd. An industry focused program with limited batch size with specializations offered in Marketing, HRM, Finance, Operations, International Business and Internet Business. It has a concurrent curriculum developed in collaboration with industry experts, with new-age courses like Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Global Branding, Digital Marketing, Marketing Consulting, Challenges in HRM, Leadership, Cross Cultural Management, Business Ethics & Sustainability, Strategies for Emerging Markets, etc.

Eligibility

Candidates are required to have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 50% for all subjects taken together (45% for SC/ST candidates).

Must have qualified in one of the national level management entrance examinations, viz., CAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT, ATMA or MAT.

Scholarship

The objective is to identify meritorious talent to offer merit scholarship for pursuing Post Graduation in Management Education at IFIM Business School, Bangalore.

Scholarships in the form of fee waiver will be offered to meritorious students, who have appeared for CAT/XAT/GMAT, as per the defined eligibility criteria.

The total number of scholarships to be disbursed is 40. The scholarships will range from 25% to 100% of tuition waiver for deserving candidates. The quantum of grant will be amounting to the tune of INR 1.5 crore.

Highlights

Course design and pedagogy that focuses on imparting relevant Knowledge (Knowing), Skills (Doing) and Attitude (Feeling)

Mandatory ‘Foundation Courses’ that carry credits, to bring students from diverse academic background up-to-speed

A ‘Personality Enhancement Program’ (PEP), integrated across all the terms, that covers Life-skills, Lifestyle and Wellness to enable holistic development

Renewed focus on ‘Ethics, Governance and CSR’ across the PGDM curriculum

The ‘V.B Padode Centre for Sustainability’ set up in partnership with INFOSYS, to provide students a forum for participating in CSR and social entrepreneurship projects

Key Dates

Important Dates for PG Admissions – 2016:

Particulars Date(s)
Last Date for submission of filled in Application Forms. Admission Closed
Commencement of classes Class has commenced on July 7, 2016

PGDM-Finance

Two year full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Management PGDM (Finance) program

Intake: 60 seats

Transform with IFIM’s PGDM (Finance)-ranked No. 1 Finance Program in Bangalore and No. 6 All India. A specialized program designed for careers in Corporate Finance, Capital Markets, Banking and Financial Services, the curriculum has received recognition from the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute’s University Recognition Program. It has a concurrent curriculum developed by experts from academia and industry with new age courses like, Financial Modelling, BFSI Operations, Global Securities Markets, Business Analytics, Business Valuations, Microfinance, etc.

Eligibility

Candidates are required to have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 50% for all subjects taken together (45% for SC/ST candidates).

Must have qualified in one of the national level management entrance examinations, viz., CAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT, ATMA or MAT.

Scholarship

The objective is to identify meritorious talent to offer merit scholarship for pursuing Post Graduation in Management Education at IFIM Business School, Bangalore.

Scholarships in the form of fee waiver will be offered to meritorious students, who have appeared for CAT/XAT/GMAT, as per the defined eligibility criteria.

The total number of scholarships to be disbursed is 40. The scholarships will range from 25% to 100% of tuition waiver for deserving candidates. The quantum of grant will be amounting to the tune of INR 1.5 crore.

Highlights

Experiential learning through Prabhudas Liladher Finance Lab, Centre for Excellence in Banking, NSE tie-up and IBM Business Analytics Lab

Skill-based training in areas like Advanced Excel, Technical Analysis, Financial Modelling, Real-Time Trading, Treasury & Forex

Guidance for professional courses like NSECCMP and IIBF-Diploma in Banking

Supplemented with Foundation Courses, Personality Enhancement Program (PEP) and 4.5 months Industry Internship Program (IIP)

International learning engagement in Finance.

Batch size limited to only 60 seats, for personalized attention

PGDM–IB (International Business)

Intake: 60 seats

No company can afford to remain isolated from the inevitable Globalization. The survival and then growth of any company would largely depend on being part of globalized markets and production. Companies need executives with knowledge and professional skills, who can facilitate company’s integration with global/international business. There is need of new generation of professionals savvy in international business practices.

Highlights

Practical business education with international perspective

Based on what employers need

Taught by Indian and international faculty experienced in real world business

International Immersion (one full-term in foreign university)

To educate and promote student’s interests in a global marketplace

To help student appreciate PEST factor differences in different countries

To provide students with cross cultural knowledge to do business in different global settings

To provide students with practical business knowledge and legal, financial skills in international trade

To enable Students to think critically and solve business problems within foreign cultures, markets and business environments

To enable students to develop international strategies

To enable students employment mobility in international firms across borders

To develop entrepreneurial skills in international business

PGDM for Working Professionals

Intake: 60 seats

A 24 months ‘Career Accelerator’ PGDM, specially designed for Working Professionals, with weekend classes.

Program approved by AICTE

Helps you acquire the requisite knowledge, skills and maturity, to move up the ladder in your existing industry, or open up opportunities in other sectors

A unique curriculum that is based on the contemporary perspective of ‘Total Enterprise Management’, by integrating the functional areas (rather than the conventional ‘area specific’ silo approach)

Highlights

‘Experiential Learning’ course delivery by top-notch, industry experienced IFIM and visiting faculty, to enable you apply the concepts & ideas to your work situations

Marketing Analytics, Financial Modeling and Business Simulation Labwork

Focus on developing the core managerial competencies required in modern business: Decision Making, Problem Solving, Strategic Thinking, Global Perspective and Leadership

Tailored for your convenience:

- Weekend classes that do not disrupt your work schedule

- Option of writing tests/exams on the computer

- Campus located in the heart of Bangalore’s technology hub- Electronic City

- Study material/lectures made available online for reference

Executive PGDM for Entrepreneurs

A never before opportunity for entrepreneurs.

AICTE approved Executive PGDM, in partnership with The National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN), specially designed for Owners of small & medium ‘Entrepreneurial Enterprises’ and aspiring ‘Wannabe Entrepreneurs’

15 months duration (as per AICTE norms)

Modules comprising 10-day classroom engagement on Saturdays

Interactive classroom sessions with a ‘mentoring’ approach

Supplemented with e-learning material

Each module will have interaction and networking with successful entrepreneurs & industry experts

After entrepreneurs are six months into the program, they can avail the incubator facility within the IFIM campus

Highlights

Custom-designed courseware delivered by industry experts and IFIM faculty.

Recognized AICTE PGDM

Experiential learning pedagogy

Flexibility to consult with faculty on your business matters

Opportunity to hire/intern IFIM students

Can avail of incubation facility in IFIM after completion of 6 months of the program

Networking opportunities with industry experts and successful entrepreneurs

Partnered by NEN for courseware and experts

Top-notch mentors, advisors and successful entrepreneurs will be available for consultation

PGDM WILP

IFIM's Work Integrated Learning Program (WILP) is a two year PGDM program in which a corporate internship is integrated into the curriculum and forms an integral part of academic learning. The program offers the students an opportunity to pursue their studies while they intern with a company and earn a stipend. IFIM facilitates the internship with leading corporate partners.

The students will have to pursue their internship at the company during the week and attend classes over the weekends. On completion of the 2 year course, the student will receive a Post Graduate Diploma in Management, recognized by UGC.

Highlights

Earn While You Learn’- with a minimum stipend of Rs. 10,000 during the internship

UGC approved, recognized PGDM degree

The program is spread across 4 semesters, with each semester lasting for 6 months, with

1200 contact hours (120 credits)

Specialization offered in Finance, Marketing or HR

Monday to Friday: Students will do their internship in the partner companies

Saturday-Sunday: Students will attend classes at IFIM

In every semester one course will be the internship work and this will be assessed continuously along with other courses

Industry focused curriculum based on the right blend of Knowledge, Skills and Attitude

Access to online learning resources and printed self learning material

Hostel Facility available for both boys and girls.

Executive PGDM in Business Analytics

A specially delineated program for working executives, from all management bands, intended to equip them with -

Relevant theoretical and practical knowledge to implement Business Analytics solutions in their respective organisations.

Imparting skills to help them move up the professional ladder.

The program opens up exciting career prospects in the area of Business Analytics:

With large amount of data and subsequent pattern analysis opening up a plethora of options to explore business analysts, data scientists, information analysts and project managers will have great demand. Potential recruiters in the area of Business Analytics in India are giant IT Cos like Infosys, TCS, HCL Technologies, Cognizant, IBM, Dell, Wipro, Accenture, SAS, etc

Industries heavily depending on Business Analytics: Manufacturing, Retail, Financial Services, Banking & Insurance, Telecom, Health Care, Logistics and Supply Chain

Highlights

Recognized by AICTE

Only Institute in Bangalore to offer EPGDM in Business Analytics in association with IBM

Certification from IBM on program completion

Curriculum designed and delivered by a blend of highly qualified and experienced faculty from IFIM, IBM and other industry experts

Experts from IBM will provide real world challenges for project experience and also mentor the students.

Peer group interaction with students from other sectors/companies for cross-fertilization of ideas

Hands-on work at the IBM Business Analytics Lab on campus, equipped with latest tools and software

Convenience of weekend classes that do not disrupt work schedule

Campus located in the heart of Bangalore’s technology hub-Electronic City

Online resource material through Learning Management System (LMS)

Access to IBM’s online and printed learning resources

Assistance with lateral placement (if required)

The program also has virtual + face - to – face delivery option.

PGCP in Global Financial Markets by NSE


Post-Graduate Certificate Program in Global Financial Markets by NSE & IFIM Business School

NSE’s PGCP-GFM is a highly sought after program, and through this joint arrangement is being offered for the first time in Bangalore, India. Successful completion of this program leads to global regulatory certifications from USA, Singapore and India. The PGCP-GFM is a 11 months, full time program divided into 4 quadmesters with 900 hours of intensive training and an immersion in Singapore.

In addition to the prestigious PGCP-GFM from NSE, the participants would be professionally trained to prove their competency and enhance their employability. The participants will develop financial market skills to compete in international markets and will be exposed to the best market practices during Singapore Immersion program. The courses will be taught by highly qualified and specially trained faculty members of NSE and IFIM. The program is best suited for professionals who are aspiring to pursue a career in financial services and who are keen on looking at international placements or who are keen to work with global investment banks/financial services firms. This program will also help IT companies in augmenting the domain expertise of its BFSI verticals.

Ph. D. Program in Management

Vide notification No: VTU/ACA/2006-07/2538 dated 12th July, 2006, IFIM Business School), has been permitted by the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum to offer a Ph. D. program* in Management. Thus, IFIM Business School has the unique distinction of being amongst the few autonomous Institutes in the country to be accorded this recognition by a University.

Details about Management Ph. D. is given in: www.vtu.ac.in

Visit the above site for downloading the application form

After filling-in the personal information, the candidate has to come down to IFIM located in Phase I Electronic city for discussion with the faculty-guide.

Along with the application the candidate has to prepare a write up about his/her research topic and bring it for discussion with the guide.

Please make sure that you meet the basic requirements to register for Ph. D. with VTU. One has to take the VTU Ph. D. aptitude test after submitting the application through IFIM (Test is offered 2 times in a year).

There is a regional VTU centre at R. V. Teachers’ college in Jayanagar and please contact them for any clarification or getting the application form etc.

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