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Courses in PGDM Financial Management

PGDM (Financial Management) Batch of 2018-20

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. 

Total Credits Term-1

S.no

Name of the course

Area

Credits

 1

 Managerial Communication

 Communication

 3.0

 2

 Managerial Economics

 Eco & Business Policy

 3.0

 3

 Management Accounting-I

 Finance & Accounting

 3.0

 4

 Marketing Management-I

 Marketing

 3.0

 5

 Human Behaviour in  Organizations

 OB&HR

 3.0

 6

 Introduction to Operations Management

 QT & OM

 3.0

 7

 Optimization Model for Decision Making

 QT & OM

 3.0

Total Credits

 21.0

Total Credits Term-2

S.no

Name of the course

Area

Credits

 1

 Written Communication & Analysis

 Communication

 3.0

 2

 Legal Aspect of Business

 Eco & Business Policy

 1.5

 3

 Corporate Finance

 Finance & Accounting

 3.0

 4

 Marketing Management-II

 Marketing

 1.5

 5

 Information Technology &  Systems

 IT

 3.0

 6

 Organization  Design &  Change

 OB &HR

 1.5

 7

 Human Resource  Management

 OB &HR

 1.5

 8

 Business Analytics-I

 QT  & OM

 3.0

 9

 Strategic Management

 Strategy

 3.0

Total Credits

 21.0

Total Credits Term-3

S.no

Name of the course

Area

Credits

 1

 Business Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility

 Eco & Business Policy

 3.0

 2

 Financial Reporting & Analysis

 Finance & Accounting

 3.0

 3

 Management Accounting-II

 Finance & Accounting

 1.5

 4

 Business Research Methods

 QT & OM

 1.5

 5

 Strategic Entrepreneurship & New Age Business

 Model

 Strategy

 1.5

 6

 Managerial Skills for Effectiveness

 Communication + OB &

 HR

 1.5

 7

 Elective-1a: Financial Markets , Institutions  & Systems (SAPR)

 Finance & Accounting

 3.0

 8

 Elective-2

 

 3.0

Total Credits

 18.0

Electives

From Term-3 onwards in the First Year, students will be required to undertake Electives courses. A student enrolled in the PGDM (FM) 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, 3 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 the Financial Management programme. Of this, Finance must not only be one of the specialization but a major specialization. In order to specialize in Finance, a student will need to take 24 credits of electives. The balance 19.5 credits may be selected from the list of electives offered by the Sentient Areas in other programmes. Out of this a student may choose to use 15 credits of electives to specialize in one more Area of Specialization. It must be noted that 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

Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence (SAPR)

Information Technology: Strategy and Governance

Cyber Security

Machine Learning and Analytics

Managing Business on Cloud

Business Transformation

Data Summarization and Visualization

Big Data and Data Analytics for Managers (Lab based)

Digital Innovation

Business Development in IT

Human Computer Interaction

Social Media Analytics

Natural Language Processing (NLP)

Strategic Business Process Outsourcing

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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