Curriculum

Curriculum
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Curriculum

The IIMN curriculum is benchmarked against the best in the world to ensure that excellent management education is imparted based on vibrant pedagogic practices while maintaining contemporary relevance in the Indian scenario. Constant focus is laid on evolving the course curriculum that helps nurture and transform an exceptional pool of students into dynamic business leaders under the guidance of distinguished faculty.

A combination of lectures, classroom discussions, case studies, individual and group projects, term papers, role plays, business games, etc., are included to deliver and evaluate the courses.

The PGP, which includes three terms in a year, field immersion, and summer internship on completion of the first year, lays the foundation for conceptual and critical reasoning.

Lectures by various guests including academicians, industrialists, and eminent personalities, also enrich the student experience.

First Year

In the first year, the students are required to do only compulsory courses which equips them with the backbone of management education. They are designed to:

  • Provide fundamental concepts and analytical knowledge and instill attitudes and skills necessary for managerial success
  • Develop an assimilated outlook for organizational and managerial functioning and an understanding of the interdependencies of subsystems
  • Make them aware of the environmental forces affecting managerial behavior.

The compulsory courses offered in the first year are as follows:

sr Area Course credits
1 QM Quantitative Methods – 1 3
2 Finance Financial Accounting 3
3 Economics & Public Policy Managerial Economics 3
4 Marketing Marketing Management 3
5 OBHR Managing People and Performance in Organizations 3
6 Communication Managerial Communication- I 1
7 Strategy Personal and Corporate Ethics 1
sr Area Course credits
1 Finance Corporate Finance 3
2 Communication Managerial Communication- II 1
3 QM Quantitative Methods –II 3
4 Strategy Understanding Entrepreneurship 3
5 Finance Management Accounting 2
6 OBHR Managing Organizations 3
7 Strategy Introduction to strategy 1.5
sr Area Course credits
1 Economics & Public Policy Business Government and Society 3
2 IT & IS Management of information systems and technology 3
3 POM Operations Management 3
4 Marketing Research for Marketing Decisions 3
5 Economics & Public Policy Macroeconomics 3
6 Strategy Strategic Management 3

Second Year

During the second year, students get to choose courses from a list of electives which enable them to get in-depth knowledge that helps them in the point-of-entry jobs. Students may also choose electives to pursue the topics of their interest. The students have the option to specialize in specific areas like marketing, finance etc.

The tentative list of areas to choose electives for the second year are as follows:

  • Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Economics
  • Operations Management
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Communication (language)
  • Human Resource