MBA Curriculum 2021-23

MBA (Masters in Business Administration), the flagship programme of Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSOM), IIT Kharagpur is a two year residential programme at the end of which, the students get placed with reputed companies and organizations in managerial roles. Some of them also start their own enterprise or nurture a dream of becoming an entrepreneur in the future. They are products of this Institute who are expected to bring about new perspective, knowledge of recent developments and trends, add value and contribute to the long term goals and vision of the organization they join, or in their own personal initiatives as entrepreneurs. The environment of business is rapidly changing all over the world, with unprecedented and unforeseen changes in economy, geopolitics, technology and innovation. Hence training future managers to better fit into the needs of businesses as well as to carve a niche for themselves in their chosen domain, the MBA programme needs to be comprehensive in breadth while imparting them rigour of knowledge and understanding in cutting edge of developments in their chosen domains.

VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur also offers Micro specialization in Business Analytics along with regular MBA program that enable students to meet the industry requirements especially in analytical field.

This micro specialization will have limited seats and can be chosen subject to a minimum set of criteria.To know more about it-Click Here

 

Credit Requirements for MBA
Semester Curriculum
Core Electives Project Total credit
First Semester 11 None Project 22
Second Semester 8 1 AMRP 22
Third Semester 3 8-9 SIP 24
Fourth Semester 3 8-9 Comprehensive Viva 23
Total Credits 91

 

SEMESTER I: COURSE STRUCTURE

22 Credits (12 courses, All Core)
No. Subjects
1. Financial Accounting & Reporting
2. Cost & Management Accounting
3. Statistical Methods for Management
4. Management Information Systems
5. Production & Operations Management
6. Quantitative Techniques I
7. Marketing Management I
8. Business Analytics
9. Organizational Behaviour
10. Spreadsheet Modelling and Programming for Business
11. Micro economics for Managers
12. Learning Business Outside classroom (Project)

 

SEMESTER II: COURSE STRUCTURE

22 Credits (9 Core Courses and 2 Electives)
No. Subjects
1. Corporate Finance
2. Supply Chain Management
3. Business Econometrics
4. Marketing Management II
5. Marketing Research
6. Human Resource Management
7. Macro Economics for Managers
8. Managerial Communication
9. AMRP (Project)
Electives (2 electives to be taken)
1. ERP
2. Digital Marketing
3. Financial Markets and Institutions
4. Entrepreneurship and new ventures
5. Human Resource Measurement and Decisions
6. Service Operations Management
7. Advanced Business Analytics
8. Business Applications of Game Theory

 

SEMESTER III: COURSE STRUCTURE

24 to 26 Credits (4 Core and 8 to 9 Electives)
No. Subjects
1. Strategic Management
2. Business Government and International Economic Environment
3. Organizational Design, Change and Transformation
4. Summer Internship Project
Note: All Elective courses given in Table A (below)

 

SEMESTER IV: COURSE STRUCTURE

23 to 25 Credits (4 Core and 8 to 9 Electives)
No. Subjects
1. Business Law for Managers
2. Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
3. Business Simulation Game
4. Comprehensive Viva
Note: All Elective courses given in Table A (below)

 

TABLE A: List of Electives

No. Area Subject Name
1.BAISSoftware Project Management
2.BAISInformation Security & Risk Management
3.ECOSInternational Management
4.FINADerivatives & Risk Management
5.FINACommercial Banking
6.FINAMergers, Acquisition & Corporate Restructuring
7.FINAFixed Income Markets & Securities
8.MARKConsumer Behaviour
9.MARKSales and Distribution Management
10.MARKB2B Marketing
11.MARKMarketing Strategy
12.MARKRetail Marketing
13.PROMSupply Chain Analytics
14.PROMPurchasing & Outsourcing
15.PROMProduct Analytics
16.PROMManufacturing strategy
17.PROMProject Management
18.OBHROrganizational Leadership
19.OBHRIndustrial Relations and Labour Laws
20.BAISInformation Systems Strategy
21.BAISE-commerce technology & Applications
22.ECOSInternational Economics
23.FINACommodity Derivatives & Risk Management
24.FINACorporate Taxation
25.GNRMIntercultural Communication Competence
26.GNRMManagement of Non Profit Organizations
27.GNRMStrategic Corporate Social Responsibility in Multinational context
28.MARKServices Marketing
29.PROMTechnology Management
30.PROMTQM and Six Sigma
31.PROMRisk Management
32.BAISSocial Network Analytics
33.FINABanking & Financial Markets Analytics
34.FINAAlgorithmic Trading
35.FINAMarket Microstructure
36.FINAFintech and Alternative Finance
37.FINABlock chain applications in Finance
38.FINABehavioural & Personal Finance
39.GNRMManagement Lessons from Movies
40.GNRMWomen Leaders in Management
41.MARKCustomer Relationship Management
42.MARKPricing
43.MARKProduct and Brand Management
44.MARKInternational Marketing
45.MARKRural Marketing
46.MARKAdvanced Marketing Analytics
47.MARKMarketing of High Technology Products
48.OBHRCompensation Management
49.OBHRPeople Analytics
50.PROMLogistics Management
51.BAISQuantitative Techniques II
52.ECOSDigital Technologies and Future of Public policy
53.FINATime Series Econometrics
54.FINAActuarial Modelling
55.FINABanking Management
56.FINAWorking Capital Management
57.FINAStrategic Cost Management
58.FINABusiness Valuation
59.FINAPortfolio Management
60.FINABusiness Accounting & Investment Analytics
61.MARKIntegrated Marketing Communication
62.MARKMarketing Analytics
63.OBHRCompetency Management

 

Courses are generally offered under following Management Domains

No. Management Domain Abbreviation
1.Business Analytics and Information Science BAIS
2.Economics and Strategy ECOS
3.Finance and Accounting FINA
4.General Management GNRM
5.Marketing MARK
6.Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources OBHR
7.Production and Operations Management PROM

 

Following Electives are offered from other departments

Centre for Education Technology

  1. EDUCATIONAL DATA ANALYTICS
  2. LARGE SCALE SEARCH ENGINES

Computer Science and Engineering

  1. FOUNDATIONS OF ALGORITHM DESIGN & MACHINE LEARNING
  2. SOFT COMPUTING APPLICATIONS

Rajendra Mishra School of Engineering and Entrepreneurship (RMSOEE)

  1. FOUNDATIONS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP
  2. MANUFACTURING MANAGEMENT
  3. GROWING AND MANAGING AN ENTREPRENEURIAL FIRM

Subir Chowdhury School of Quality and Reliability

  1. QUALITY CONTROL AND ANALYSIS
  2. STATISTICAL PROCESS CONTROL

Industrial and Systems Engineering

  1. PROJECT ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT
  2. TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT
  3. PRODUCTION PLANNING AND INVENTORY CONTROL
  4. RECOMMENDER SYSTEM IN E-BUSINESS

Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSOIPL)

  1. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND LAW
  2. DIRECT TAXATION STRUCTURE
  3. CORPORATE TAXATION

Humanities and Social Sciences

  1. CONFLICT RESOLUTION & NEGOTIATION
  2. MANPOWER ECONOMICS
  3. INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
  4. MANAGEMENT OF CHANGE
  5. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

 

Micro Specialization in Business Analytics

Course Structure:

SL NoCourseSemesterArea
Component I (2-4 credits core)
1Advanced Business Analytics2BAIS
2Time Series Econometrics3BAIS
Component II (2 credits in Semester 3 and 2 credits in Semester 4)
3Supply Chain Analytics3BAIS
4Marketing Analytics3MKT
5Product Analytics4OM
6HR Analytics4OBHR
7Advanced Marketing Analytics4MKT
Component III ( Projects in Semester 3 and Semester 4)
8Project I3
9Project II4

 

Note:

  1. Number of subjects needed to earn the Micro-specialization: 4 (2 Core + 2 Electives)
  2. Minimum credits needed to earn the Micro-specialization: 12