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Master of Business Administration in International Business

This programme is mainly intended for Managers who are aspiring to be members of the corporate management team with specialization in competencies of international business.

Options Available

Students have four options in reading the selected degree programme namely, course work options, Research option, Thesis option and business skill project option.

Course Work Option

This option is offered to students who are interested in reading for a more professionally oriented Master’s Degree. They complete their degree earning all required credits from taught courses.[/wptab]

Research Paper Option

This option is offered to students who wish to maintain a balance between professional and academic orientation in their Master’s Degree. They complete their degree, following a course on Research Methods and writing a research paper together with taught courses.[/wptab]

Thesis Options

This option is more suitable for academics and professional researchers who need and wish to have a rigorous training in management and business research. Ideally this is appropriate for those who have a plan to read for a higher degree. They complete their degree following the three courses on Research Methods, writing a thesis together with taught courses.

Business Skill Project Option

This option is for students who wish to develop the skills for developing comprehensive projects for organizational issues.

Courses offered in the First Academic Year

TITLE COURSE CODE TRIMESTER OFFERED NO. OF CREDITS NO. OF HOURS
Accounting for managers MBAIB-5101 1 3 45
Managerial economics MBAIB-5102 1 3 45
Management process and practice MBAIB-5103 1 3 45
Business statistics MBAIB-5104 1 2 30
Operations and quality management MBAIB-5105 2 3 45
Marketing management MBAIB-5106 2 3 45
Organisational behaviour MBAIB-5107 2 2 30
Business ethics & corporate responsibility MBAIB-5108 2 2 30
Financial management MBAIB-5109 3 3 45
Human resources management MBAIB-5110 3 3 45
Contemporary management thoughts MBAIB-5111 3 3 45
Management information systems MBAIB-5112 3 2 30
Residential workshop I MBAIB-5115 3 1 15

 

Courses Offered in the Second Academic Year

TITLE COURSE CODE TRIMESTER OFFERED NO. OF CREDITS NO. OF HOURS
Report on awareness of  International Business Environment: self-study individual report MBAIB-5201 3 1 NA
International Business Skill Project (Comprises three components as given below) 7
Writing project reports MBAIB-5202 1 2 30
Proposal and defence of business skill project MBAIB-5203 2 1 NA
Business skill project report MBAIB-5204 3 4 NA
Research Paper (Comprises three components as given below) 7
Research methodology I MBAIB-5205 1 2 30
Proposal of research paper and defence MBAIB-5207 2 1 NA
The research paper MBAIB-5208 3 4 NA
Thesis (Comprises four components as given below) 17
Research methodology I MBAIB-5205 1 2 30
Research methodology II MBAIB-5206 2 2 30
Proposal of the thesis and defence MBAIB-5209 2 1 NA
The thesis MBAIB-5210 3 12 NA
 Compulsory Courses
Global Business strategy MBAIB-5211 1 2 30
International Marketing MBAIB-5212 1 2 30
Cross Cultural Management MBAIB-5213 2 2 30
International Finance and Financial Markets MBAIB-5214 2 2 30
Elective Courses
Project management MBAIB-5216 Will be decided the each year 2 30
International trade law MBAIB-5217 by Programme Coordinator 2 30
Seminar: Contemporary issues in international business MBAIB-5218 2 30
Managing innovation MBAIB-5219 2 30
International trade theories, regulations and practices MBAIB-5220 2 30
International human resource management MBAIB-5221 2 30
Environmental management MBAIB-5222 2 30
Business in emerging markets MBAIB-5223 2 30
Industrial dynamics MBAIB-5224 2 30
Sustainability and business MBAIB-5225 2 30
Crisis and disaster management MBAIB-5226 2 30
International logistic management MBAIB-5227 2 30
Global economic trends MBAIB-5228 2 30
International banking and insurance MBAIB-5229 2 30
Global leadership for business MBAIB-5230 2 30
Business ethics and intellectual capital MBAIB-5231 2 30
Global business cases MBAIB-5232 2 30
Transnational institutions MBAIB-5233 2 30
Special topics MBAIB-5234 2 30
Residential workshop II MBAIB-5215 3 1 15

 

Programme Structure

Table 1: The MBA-IB Programme overview: First Year

Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
·  Accounting for Managers

(3 credits)

·  Managerial Economics

(3 credits)

·  Management  Process and Practice

(3 credits)

·  Business Statistics

(2 credits)

 

 

 

Total : 11 credits

·  Operations and Quality Management

(3 credits)

·  Marketing Management

(3 credits)

·  Organisational Behaviour

(2 credits)

·  Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility

(2 credits)

 

 

Total : 10 credits

·  Financial Management

(3 credits)

·  Human Resource Management

(3 credits)

·  Contemporary Management Thought

(3 credits)

·  Management Information Systems

(2 credits)

·  Residential Workshop I

(1 credit)

Total : 12 credits

Total credits in the First Year : 33

 

Table 2: The MBA-IB Programme overview: Second Year

Potions Trimester IV Trimester V Trimester VI
Coursework Option ·  Specialisation Compulsory

(2 courses x 2 credits)

·  Specialisation Electives

(3 courses x 2 credits)

 

 

 

Total : 10 credits

·  Specialisation Compulsory

 (2 courses x 2 credits)

·  Specialisation Electives

(2 courses x 2 credits)

 

 

 

Total : 08 credits

·  Specialisation Electives

(4 courses x 2 credits)

·  Report on Awareness of International Business Environment

(1 credit)

·  Residential Workshop II

(1 credit)

Total : 10 credits

Business Skill Project Option ·  Specialisation Compulsory

(2 courses x 2 credits)

·  Writing Project Reports

(2 credits)

·  Specialisation Electives

(2 courses x 2 credits)

Total : 10 credits

·  Specialisation compulsory

(2 courses x 2 credits)

·  Specialisation electives

(2 courses x 2 credits)

·  Proposal Writing and Defence

(1credit)

Total : 09 credits

·  Project Report                            

(4 credits)

·  Specialisation electives

(2 courses x 2 credits)

·  Residential workshop II

(1 credit)

 

Total : 09 credits

Research Paper Option ·  Specialisation Compulsory

 (2 courses x 2 credits)

·  Research Methodology I

(2 credits)

·  Specialisation Electives

(2 courses x 2 credits)

Total : 10 credits

·  Specialisation Compulsory

(2 courses x 2 credits)

·  Specialisation Electives

(2 courses x 2 credits)

·  Proposal Writing and Defence

(1credit)

Total : 09 credits

·  Research Paper

(4 credits)

·  Specialisation Electives

(2 courses x 2 credits)

·  Residential Workshop II

(1 credit)

 

Total : 09 credits

Thesis Option ·  Specialisation Compulsory

(2 courses x 2 credits)

·  Research Methodology I

(2 credits)

·  Specialisation Elective

(2 credits)

Total : 8 credits

·  Specialisation Compulsory

(2 courses x 2 credits)

·  Research Methodology II

(2 credits)

·  Proposal Writing and Defence                          

(1 credit)

Total : 07 credits

·  Thesis

(12 credits)

·  Residential Workshop II

(1 credit)

 

 

 

Total : 13 credits

Total credits in the Second Year : 28