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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 Data Science & Information Systems, Economics, Finance, Accounting, & Quantitative Finance, Marketing, Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources, Operations Management, and Strategic Management.

Interwoven Academic Rigour

The IFMR GSB first-year curriculum now includes courses that inter-weave skills across management disciplines and liberal arts. Students learn about the challenges facing an organization in the real world and develop skills to effectively manage them. These interwoven courses are co-taught by faculty members from multiple disciplines, as well as industry experts. Ethics, Communications, Design Thinking, and the Capstone Simulation are offered under the interwoven curriculum.

Course Structure

First Year Core Courses

Build your foundation with the core subjects 

Term 1

  • Accounting for Management – 1
  • Human Behaviour in organizations
  • Information Systems for Business
  • Introduction to Managerial Decision Making
  • Managerial Communication – 1
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management

Term 2

  • Accounting for Management – 2
  • Advanced Statistics for Managerial Decision Making
  • Basic Statistics for Managerial Decision Making
  • Foundations of Finance
  • Macro Economics
  • Managerial Communication – 2
  • People Management

Term 3

  • Capstone Business Simulation
  • Corporate Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Intermediate Probability Theory (For QF students only)
  • Managerial Communication – 2
  • Marketing Research
  • Operations Management
  • Programming in Python (For DS students only)
  • Strategic Management

Second Year Core Courses

Term 4

  • Ethics, Business and Society

Term 5

  • Design Thinking and Problem Solving

The 2-month summer internship at the end of first year is an integral part of our programme. 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.

Summer Internship Stories

Did you focus on a specific domain while participating in summer placements?  Yes, being a Data Science enthusiast, I extensively focused on the Data Science

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Second Year Electives

Data Science & Information Systems

Data Science & Information Systems

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Finance & Accounting, Quantitative Finance

Finance & Accounting, Quantitative Finance

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Strategic Management

Strategic Management

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Awards and Honours

The top 5% students in a batch, on the basis of academic performance (CGPA) at the end of second year, will be included in the Dean’s Merit List. Certificate of merit will be awarded at the time of Convocation.
A student who is ranked first on the basis of academic performance [CGPA] at the end of the two-year programme will be awarded this medal
A student who is ranked second on the basis of academic performance [CGPA] at the end of the two-year programme will be awarded this medal
A student who is ranked third on the basis of academic performance [CGPA] at the end of the two-year programme will be awarded this medal
This medal is given to a student for best all-round performance in academics as well as extra-curricular activities. A student has to secure a minimum CGPA of 3.50 and above at the end of second year to be in the consideration list. During the course of study, students are expected to submit their achievements related to extra-curricular activity along with documentary evidence to the PGP Office on a regular basis. This information will be used in determining the winner of this medal

Faculty Directory

Our faculty bring scholarly expertise to the classroom, augmenting it with personal knowledge of management practices and problems.

Research at Krea

Research is a vital component at IFMR GSB. Several Scholarly articles and journals are published at IFMR GSB every year.

Learning Experience

Explore the learning experience at IFMR GSB and what makes it special. With its rich legacy and expertise, IFMR GSB offers a truly unparalleled experience.