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Courses in PGDM(BDA)

Courses and Credits

A student is required to complete 60 credits of courses in the first year of the programme, out of these, 54 credits are earned from core courses and the rest 6 credits from electives. Following is the list of Courses, their Area, and the associated Credits offered to the students in the First Year.

Term-1
S.No Name of the Course Area Credits

1

Managerial Communication

Communication

3.0

2

Managerial Economics

Economics and Business Policy

3 0

3

Financial Accounting

Finance & Accounting

3.0

4

Marketing Management-I

Marketing

3.0

5

Human Behaviour in Organizations

Organisational Behaviour & Human Resource

3.0

6

Business Statistics

Operations Management & Decision Sciences

3.0

7

Operations Management-I

Operations Management & Decision Sciences

3.0

8

Data Exploration and Visualisation using Python Part-I

Information Systems

3.0

Total Credits

21.0

Term-2

1

Written Analysis and Communication

Communication

3.0

2

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Economics & Business Policy

1.5

3

Data Exploration and Visualisation using Python Part-II

Information Systems

1.5

4

Corporate Finance

Finance & Accounting

3.0

5

Exponential Technologies in Business

Information Systems

3.0

6

Marketing Management-II

Marketing

1.5

7

Organisational Design and Change

Organisational Behaviour & Human Resource

1.5

8

Optimization Model for Decision Making

Operations Management & Decision Sciences

3

9

Strategic Management

Strategy

3.0

Total Credits

21.0

Term-3

1

Business Ethics and Governance

Economics & Business Policy

1.5

 

2

Digital Commerce

Information Systems

1.5

 

3

Project Management

Operations Management & Decision Sciences

1.5

 

4

Operations Management-II

Operations Management & Decision Sciences

1.5

 

5

Business Research Methods

Operations Management & Decision Sciences

1.5

 

6

Strategic Entrepreneurship and New Age Business Models

Strategy

1.5

 

7

Managerial Skills for Effectiveness

Organisational Behaviour & Human Resource and Communication

1.5

 

8

Human Resource Management

Organisational Behaviour & Human Resource

1.5

 

9

Elective course/s from Specialization-I

3.0

 

10

Elective course/s from Specialization-II

3.0

 

Total Credits

18.0

 

Electives

From Term-3 onwards in the First Year, students are required to undertake Elective courses. A student enrolled in the PGDM(BDA) Programme is required to complete 43.5 credits from the Elective courses spread over Term-3 in the First year, and Term-4 to Term-6 in the Second year of the Two Year Programme. Out of the above, 1.5 credits will accrue in Term-6 from the IIP, which are usually held after Term-3.

FORE School of Management offers dual specialization to all the students enrolled in its Programme. This means that a student may specialize in at most two Areas. For students enrolled in PGDM(BDA), the Specialization-I must be Big Data Analytics (BDA) of 15 credits and for Specialization-II, a student can opt Information Technology or from the other Academic Area of 15 credits. Students are not permitted to specialize in any third Area, they are not allowed to opt for more than 9 credits out of the balance credit of courses from any ONE particular Area.

In order to provide the students opportunities to specialize in their Area of choice, each Sentient Area will offer Elective courses. The Sentient Area may specify certain Elective courses as Specialization Area Pre-requisite (SAPR) courses that must be taken by those students who have chosen that Area to Specialize in.

The Elective courses are offered by the following Sentient Areas:

  • Communication
  • Economics & Business Policy
  • Finance & Accounting
  • International Business
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Organisational Behaviour & Human Resource
  • Operations Management & Decision Sciences
  • Strategy

Specialization wise List of Courses

Note:The list of elective courses, including those specified as SAPR, is indicative and tentative. Students may opt for these courses subject to specialization requirements, availability, eligibility, limitations on class size, etc.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION AND COURSES CREDIT
COMMUNICATION

Cross Cultural Communication

1.5

Communication on Digital Platforms

3.0

Effective Leadership Communication Through Theatre Techniques

3.0

Communication Audit

1.5

Corporate Communication

1.5

Effective Workplace Communication Behaviours

1.5

CIS in Communication

3.0

ECONOMICS & BUSINESS POLICY

Macroeconomics & Business Policy

3.0

Social Enterprise and Sustainable Development in Emerging Economies 

3.0

Public Policy for NGO Management

3.0

Econometrics for Consultants

3.0

Foreign Trade and Exchange Market

3.0

Principles of Sustainable Business

1.5

FINANCE & ACCOUNTING

Business Valuations

1.5

Introduction to Financial Markets and Institutions

1.5

FINANCE & ACCOUNTING (INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT)

Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

3.0

Financial Derivatives

3.0

Investment Banking

3.0

Fixed Income Securities and Structured Products

3.0

Corporate Restructuring

3.0

Trading Strategies

1.5

Behavioral Finance

1.5

FINANCE & ACCOUNTING (BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES)

Bank Management

3.0

Foreign Exchange and Treasury Management

3.0

Applied Financial Risk Management

3.0

Project Appraisal & Financing

3.0

Wealth Management & Alternate Investments

3.0

Management of Financial Services

1.5

INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Managing Business on Cloud

3.0

Machine Learning, Blockchains, Fintech

3.0

Social Media Analytics

3.0

Business  Development In IT

3.0

Technology Strategies and Consulting

3.0

Data Summarization And Visualization

1.5

Digital Innovation 

1.5

Cyber Security

1.5

INFORMATION SYSTEMS (BIG DATA ANALYTICS)

Machine Learning with Python

3.0

Deep Learning and NLP

3.0

Big Data And Data Analytics for Managers (Using Python)

3.0

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Business

3.0

Streaming Data Analytics

3.0

Functional Analytics

3.0

Capstone Projects in AI

1.5

Analytics Project Management and Delivery (IIP Course)

1.5

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Trade and Geopolitics

1.5

Export- Import Procedures & Documentation

1.5

International Management

3.0

International Economic Organizations

3.0

Business in Asia-Pacific

3.0

Export – Import Management: A Starter’s Toolkit              

3.0

CIS in International Business

3.0

Trade, Technology and Development

1.5

Commercial Geography

1.5

Cinema, Global Business and Film Diplomacy

1.5

India-entry Processes for Foreign Business

1.5

MARKETING

Advanced Marketing Research

3.0

International Marketing

3.0

Sales, Distribution and Retail Management

3.0

Marketing Strategy with MARKSTRAT

3.0

Advertising and Brand Management

3.0

Consumer Behavior

3.0

Digital Marketing & Analytics with Digital MediaPro

3.0

B2B Marketing

3.0

Rural Marketing

1.5

Services Marketing

1.5

Marketing Models and Analytics

1.5

ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR & HUMAN RESOURCE

Employee Relations – Legislations & Compliances

3.0

Learning & Development

3.0

Competency Mapping

3.0

Personal Growth Lab

3.0

Performance & Compensation Management

3.0

Digital Transformation of HR

3.0

CIS - Human Resource Management

3.0

Managing Talent and Careers in Organisations

1.5

Negotiation Skills

3.0

Employer Branding & Value Propositions

1.5

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT & DECISION SCIENCES

Advanced Optimization Techniques

3.0

Multivariate Data Analysis

3.0

Procurement Manufacturing Planning & Control

3.0

Advance Project Management

3.0

Service Operation Analytics

 

3.0

Supply Chain Management

3.0

Operations Strategy

3.0

Decision Modelling Spreadsheets

3.0

World Class Operations

3.0

Global Logistics Management

1.5

STRATEGY

Strategists’ Tool-kit and Competitive Intelligence

3.0

Strategy Business Simulations using CESIM

3.0

Mergers & Acquisitions

3.0

Strategic Design Thinking: Capstone Project

3.0

CIS - Strategy

3.0

Strategic Analysis and Globalization

3.0

Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures

1.5

Current and Emerging trends in Strategic Management

1.5

Strategy Execution

1.5

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