Programme Curriculum

Programme Curriculum

Programme Curriculum

The Executive MBA programme is a two-year programme spread across eight terms of three-months each (4 terms in each year). As per various regulatory agencies requirements, the programme incorporates about 750 hours of classroom teaching spread over these two years. The courses include a mix of core (compulsory) courses and elective courses (to be chosen by participants from the list of available courses).

The programme follows a credit system where 1 credit equals 10 hours of classroom teaching. All courses will generally be of either 3 credits (30 hours) or 1.5 credits (15 hours). Each term (of 3 months) will have 3 to 4 courses as per details below.

The core (compulsory) courses will be delivered over the first five terms (4 terms in the first year and first term of the second year), totalling to 45 credits (or 450 hours). The final three terms (6, 7, 8) in the second year will comprise of elective courses across various areas of specialization. The participants can choose courses as per their interest and professional requirements. A major specialization will be considered if a participant chooses minimum 4 elective courses from one area, and a minor specialization will require a participant to choose minimum 3 elective courses from one area. Currently, the various academic areas in IIM Nagpur are:

  • Strategy & Entrepreneurship
  • Decision Science & Information Systems
  • Economics
  • Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources Management
  • Production and Operations Management

The total credits to be accrued by the participants across all elective courses (in terms 6, 7 & 8) should be minimum 30 (300 hours) and maximum 36 (360 hours). Hence, cumulatively, minimum 75 credits (45 credits for core courses and 30 credits for elective courses) are required to complete the requirements of the Executive MBA program.

The term-wise list of core courses is provided below. The elective courses list will be provided to the participants by the programme office well in advance before the commencement of Term 6 in the second year. The elective courses will compare with the best management institutes in India and abroad.

Course credits
Business Statistics 3
Managerial Economics 3
Organizational Behaviour 3
Term wise Credits 9
Course credits
Business Analytics 1.5
Marketing Management 3
Managerial Accounting 3
Managerial Communication 1.5
Term wise Credits 9
Course credits
Management Information Systems 1.5
Macro Economics 3
Operations Management 3
Indian Ethos and Business Ethics 1.5
Term wise Credits 9
Course credits
Financial Management 3
New Age Leadership 3
Strategic Management 3
Term wise Credits 9
Course credits
Business Research Methods 3
Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset 1.5
Business Law 3
Corporate Governance, CSR & Sustainability 1.5
Term wise Credits 9
  • Economics of Strategy and Competition
  • India in the world Economy
  • Emotional Intelligence and Neuroscience of Leadership
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Quality Management System
  • Integrated Communication in the new Omni-channel, Omni-media world
  • Conflict Management and Negotiation Skills
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sales & Distribution Management (SADMAN)
  • IT Consulting
  • Finance for MSME
  • Leading Teams in Organizations (LTO)
  • Project & Portfolio Management
  • Business Process Simulation
  • Blockchain Essentials for Executives
  • Digital Marketing in B2B
  • Marketing Semiotics
  • Services Marketing(VII)
  • Rural Marketing(VII)
  • Banking, Financial Markets & systems(BFMS)
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring
  • Project Appraisal and Finance
  • New Age Organizational Design and Structure
  • Business Contract Management
  • World Class Manufacturing
  • Sales and Operations Planning
  • Service Operations Management
  • Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation (SMTI)
  • International Business

Terms 1,2,3,4 & 5 Core Courses: 45 Credits(450 hours).

Term 6,7 & 8: Minimum of 30 credits (300 hours) and a Maximum of 36 credits (360 hours).

Total Credit Requirement: 75 Credits.