(With Dual Specialization)

A Crucible for Global Business Leaders

The Post Graduate Diploma in International Business (PGDM – IB) which started in 2009 is a two-year full-time program approved by the All India Council For Technical Education (AICTE).

IPE’s programme PGDM – International Business, is a cutting-edge MBA level program with state-of-the-art curriculum comprising all courses of a standard MBA program and additionally international business related courses such as Strategic Management, Global Finance & Foreign Currency Risk Management, Global Marketing, International Brand Management, International HRM / Cross Cultural HR Management, Global Supply Chain Management, and significantly, Innovation Management & New Product Development, WTO, etc.

With such a power-packed curriculum, the PGDM-IB program can provide a gateway to envious national and international placements.

Optional Overseas Study Module

On completion of the first year the students of PGDM International Business could undertake overseas/domestic study tour to international business establishments, arranged by the Institute. The full cost will have to be borne by the students who opt for it. The students have a choice to undertake either International or domestic study tour.

Programme Educational Objectives

PEO1: To familiarize the students with the basics of management theory and practice.
PEO2: To impart knowledge in the domain of international business environment
PEO3: To develop business acumen of students with sensitivity to global management and business issues.
PEO4: To equip students with necessary skills and knowledge that will help them to take up roles in organisations having domestic and global operations and to take up businesses having global operations.


Year 1
Term I Term II Term III
  • Management and Organizational Behaviour
  • Statistics for Management
  • Economics For Managers
  • Financial Accounting
  • International Business
  • Comprehensive Viva Voce I
  • Personality Development and Business Communication
  • Marketing Management
  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Operations Research
  • International Business II
  • Principles & Practices of Banking
  • PDBC
  • HRM
  • Comprehensive Viva Voce
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Business Analytics for Managers
  • International Marketing Research
  • Industry Orientation for IT & BFSI Sectors
  • International e-commerce
  • International Finance
  • International Business Law
  • Comprehensive Viva Voce 2
Year 2
Term IV Term V Term VI
  • Strategic Management
  • International Brand Management
  • International Banking operations
  • Elective 1 – Subject 1
  • Elective 2 – Subject 1
  • Elective 2 – Subject 2
  • SIP Viva Voce (5 Credits)
  • Advanced MS Excel
  • MNC Strategies in BOP Markets
  • Elective 1 – Subject 3
  • Elective 1 – Subject 4
  • Elective 2 – Subject 3
  • Elective 2 – Subject 4
  • Comprehensive Viva Voce
  • Foreign Language (French/Mandarin/Spanish)
  • Export Import Trade Documentation & Procedures
  • Innovation for Emerging Markets
  • Comprehensive Viva Voce
  • Final term Project
Tentative List of Electives
Marketing Finance HR Operations
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Services Marketing
  • Sales & Distribution Management
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Financial Modelling
  • Global Capital Markets
  • Commodity Trading & Price Risk Management
  • International Banking Operations
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Talent Management
  • International HRM
  • Competency Mapping
  • Global Supply Chain Management



The candidates fulfilling all criteria are Eligible for the offered programs: the Candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA(45% in case of SC/ST Candidates), from any UGC recognized University by the Ministry of HRD, GOI. Candidates appearing for the Final year degree Examinations (Or Equivalent Examination) can also apply. The proof of acquiring the Qualification should be submitted within four weeks from the date of commencement of the course.

Selection Procedure

Final selection will be based on the performance of the candidate’s score in CAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA/CMAT/GMAT, Group Discussion and Personal Interview and a consistent Academic Record. Equal weightage shall be given to the performance in Admission Test, Group Discussion, Personal Interviews and consistent Academic Record.


Attractive placements are offered to the students by prestigious companies. Some of the past recruiters are: Google, TCS, Deloitte, Oracle, Sify,, Ultratech (Aditya Birla Group), Vedanta Group, Amara Raja Batteries, Franklin Templeton, Allahabad Bank, Axis Bank, Dena Bank, Karvy, Crisil, Vodafone, Oceanic Pharma, DMV, Global Data, FSS, Havells’ India, Vizag Steel Plant, Times Group, etc.

FOR THE YEAR 2020 – 2022

Contact SPOC

Dr. M. Karthik, Ph.D
+91 934 651 5819

Dr Rajesh Gangakhedkar
Assistant Professor ( Economics )
+91 9866613403