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Courses in PGDM (Big Data Analytics)

PGDM (Big Data Analytics) Batch of 2020-22

Courses and Credits

A student is required to do 60.0 credits of courses in the first year of the programme. 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 their 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 and Accounting

 3.0

4

Marketing Management-I

Marketing

 3.0

5

Human Behaviour in Organizations

OB & HR

 3.0

6

Business Analytics-I

QT & OM

 3.0

7

Optimization Model for Decision Making

QT & OM

 3.0

Total Credits

21.0

Term-2

S.no

Name  of the course

Area

Credits

1

Written Analysis and Communication

 Communication

 3.0

2

Data Exploration with Python

Information Technology

 1.5

3

Corporate Finance

Finance and Accounting

 3.0

4

Information Technology and Systems

Information Technology

 3.0

5

Marketing Management-II

Marketing

 1.5

6

Human Resource Management

OB & HR

 1.5

7

Organizational Design and Change

 OB&HR

 1.5

8

Business Research Methods

 QT  & OM

 1.5

9

Operations Management - I

QT & OM

 1.5

10

Strategic Management

Strategy

 3.0

Total Credits

21.0

Term-3

S.no

Name  of the course

Area

Credits

1

Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Economics & Business Policy

3.0

2

Data Visualization

Information Technology

1.5

3

 Digital Commerce

Information Technology

1.5

4

Project Management

QT & OM

1.5

5

Operations Management - II

QT & OM

1.5

6

Strategic Entrepreneurship and New Age Business Model

 Strategy

1.5

7

Managerial Skills for Effectiveness

OB & HR & Communication

1.5

8

 Elective-1

Information Technology

3.0

9

 Elective-2

Information Technology

3.0

Total Credits

18.0

Electives

From Term-3 onwards in the First Year, students will be required to undertake Elective courses. A student enrolled in the PGDM (BDA) program, is required to complete 37.5 credits from the Elective courses spread over Term-4 to Term-6 in the Second year of the Two Year Program. Out of the above, 1.5 credit will accrue in Term-6 from the IIP held in between Term-3 and Term-4.

FORE School of Management offers dual specialization to all the students enrolled in its program. This means that a student may specialize in at most two Areas. For students enrolled in PGDM(BDA), one of the specializations must be Big Data Analytics. To specialization in “Big Data Analytics”, the PGDM(BDA) student need to do prescribed 57.0 credits core courses and 19.5 credits electives (including 1.5 for IIP). In order to specialize in any Area of specialization, a student will need to take 15 credits of electives in the chosen area of specialization. This requirement of 15 credits is both minimum and maximum. Students enrolled in PGDM(BDA) are also not allowed to specialize in “Information Technology” area. Students are not permitted to specialize in any third area, and as such, he/she will not be allowed to opt for more than 9 credits out of the balance credit of courses from any one 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 will be offered by the following Sentient Areas:

  • Communication
  • Economics & Business Policy
  • Finance & Accounting
  • International Business
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources
  • Quantitative Techniques and Operations Management
  • Strategy

Specialization wise List of Courses

Note: The list of electives below, 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 & Courses

 

 COMMUNICATION

 Soft Skills for Career Enhancement

 Effective Leadership Communication Through Theatre Techniques

 Enhancing Your Personal Brand

 Communication on Digital Platforms

ECONOMICS & BUSINESS POLICY

 Macroeconomics for Business Policy

 Effective Pricing

 Application of Econometrics in Business Analysis

 Social Enterprise and Sustainable Development in Emerging Economies 

 Foreign Trade and Exchange Market

 FINANCE

 Business Valuations (SAPR)

 Financial Markets, Institutions & Service (SAPR)

 Advance Corporate Finance (SAPR)

 Management of Commercial Banks

 Security Research and Portfolio Management

Financial Derivatives and Risk Management

 Investment Banking: Corporate Resource Raising from the Capital Market

 Behavioral Finance and Wealth Management

 Financial Econometrics

 Project Appraisal and Financing

 Management of Financial Services

 Foreign Exchange Risk Management

 Corporate Restructuring

 Enterprise Risk Management

 International Finance and Risk Management

 International Banking Practices

 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 Machine Learning with Python (SAPR)

 Big Data And Data Analytics For Managers (Using Python)

 Deep Learning and NLP (SAPR)

 Social Media Analytics

 Machine Learning, Blockchains,Fintech

 Managing Business on Cloud

 Financial Engineering using R

 Business Development In IT

 Data Summarization And Visualization

 Cyber Security

 Digital Innovation

 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

 WTO and International Trade Policies

 Trade and Geopolitics

 International Trade Procedures and Documentation

 Trade Logistics

 International Business Law

 Information Security in International Business

 Export-Import Management: A Starter’s Tool Kit

 Regional Trade Blocs

 Trade Data and Trade Opportunities

 Business in Asia-Pacific

 Resources and Business in Africa

 Commercial Geography

 MARKETING

 Consumer Behavior (SAPR)

 Sales, Distribution and Retail Management

 Marketing Strategy with MARKSTRAT

 Advanced Marketing Research

 Digital Marketing and Analytics

 B2B Marketing

 Advertising and Brand Management

 Services Marketing

 Innovation and Product Management

 Rural Marketing

 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

 Employee Relations: Legislations and Compliances (SAPR)

 Training and development

 Competency mapping

 Personal growth Lab

 Performance  & Compensation Management

 Business HR

 Psychometric Testing  &  Application

 Negotiation skills

 Team Building and Leadership Development

 Power,  Politics and Professional Influence

 People Analytics

 Organizational Transformation

 HR issues in Mergers and Acquisitions

 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

 Technology & Operations Management

 Business Analytics- II

 Six Sigma

 Multivariate Data Analysis

 Procurement Manufacturing , Planning & Control

 Advanced Project Management

 Supply Chain Management

 Operations Strategy

 Service Operation Management

 Advanced Decision Analysis

 Decision Modeling with Spread Sheet

 Global Logistics Management

 STRATEGY

 Executing Strategies in Dynamic Market Landscape

 Strategist’s Tool kit and Competitive Intelligence

 Mergers & Acquisitions

 Strategic Alliances

 Capstone Business Simulations

 Advanced Strategic Management

 Strategic Analysis and Globalization

 Competitive Landscape & Sustainability Megatrends

 Strategic Innovation: Building & Sustaining Innovative Organizations

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