(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
  • To familiarize the students with the basics of management theory and practice.

  • To impart knowledge in the domain of international business environment

  • To develop business acumen of students with sensitivity to global management and business issues.

  • 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.

Program outcomes

PO 1:  Students will be able to analyse and explain the basic concepts of management theory  and practice.


PO 3:  Students can evaluate the impact of global issues on an organization’s international business operations.


PO3: Students will be able to prepare international business plan


PO 4: Students can assess the impact of cultural diversity on the policies of an organization


PO 5: Students would handle the responsibilities in the domain of domestic and global business environment.


PO 6: Students would handle the responsibilities in the domain of domestic and global business environment


PO 7:  Students will be well versed with software packages and would be able to apply them in managerial decision making



Term 1

Subject Code Subject Name Credits
101 Management and Organizational Behaviour 3
102 Statistics for Management 3
103 Economics for Managers 3
104 Financial Accounting 3
105 Personality Development and Business Communication 3
106 Marketing Management 3
107 International Business – I 3
Total Credits 21

Term 2

Subject Code Subject Name Credits
201 Human Resource Management 3
202 Operations Research 3
203 Financial Management 3
204 Macro Economics 3
205 Innovation in the Digital Age 3
206 International Business – II 3
207 Foreign Language – French 2
208 Export Marketing 2
Total Credits 22

Term 3

Subject Code Subject Name Credits
301 Production and Operations Management 3
302 Cost and Management Accounting 2
303 Business Analytics for Managers 3
304 International Marketing Research 3
305 Priming for Placements (Business Aptitude) 3
306 Start-Ups and Entrepreneurship 3
307 Global Finance and Foreign Currencies 3
308 Design Thinking NC
309  IT for Managers 3
Contemporary Issues/ Seminars 1
Comprehensive viva voce 1
Total Credits 25

Summer Internship Program (SIP) 8 Weeks

Term 4

Subject Code Subject Name Credits
401 Strategic Management 3
402 International Business Laws 3
403 Elective 1 – Subject 1 3
404 Elective 1 – Subject 2 3
405 Elective 2 – Subject 1 3
406 Elective 2 – Subject 2 3
Project  Work & Viva Voce 3
Total Credits 21

Term 5

Subject Code Subject Name Credits
501 Corporate Governance, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 3
502 International Brand Management 3
503 Elective 1 – Subject 3 3
504 Elective 1 – Subject 4 3
505 Elective 2 – Subject 3 3
506 Elective 2 – Subject 4 3
Total Credits 18

Term 6

Subject Code Subject Name Credits
601 MNC Strategies in Emerging Markets 3
602 WTO and Regional Trading Agreements 3
603 Project Management 3
Long Term Research Project 3
Comprehensive Viva 3
Total Credits 14
Term Credits
1 21
2 22
3 25
4 21
5 18
6 14
Total Credits 121

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The students have to select any one or two Elective Streams from the list mentioned below as per the norms of the course

1. Risk Management
2. Financial Analysis and Credit Management
3. Derivatives and Structured Finance
4. Financial Modelling
5. Financial Planning and Wealth Management
6. Security Analysis and Portfolio Mgmt
7. Tax Planning and Management
8. Corporate Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions
9. Entrepreneurial Finance
10. Strategic Financial Management
11. Strategic Cost Management
12. Financial Analytics
13. Foreign Exchange Arithmetic
14. Private Equity
15. Fixed Income Securities
16. Financial Econometrics
17. Mutual Funds

1. Product and Brand Management
2. Integrated Marketing Communications
3. Consumer Behaviour
4. Services Marketing
5. Customer Relationship Management
6. B2B Marketing
7. Strategic Marketing
8. Digital Marketing
9. Rural Marketing
10. Agri-Business Marketing
11. Sales and Distribution Management
12. Retail Management
13. Global Marketing Management
14. Social Marketing
15. Media Management
16. Marketing Analytics

1. Learning and Development
2. Contemporary HRM
3. Industrial Relations I
4. Industrial Relations II
5. Talent Management
6. Organization Development
7. Cross Cultural Management
8. Leadership and Change Management
9. Balanced Scorecard
10. Strategic Human Resource Management
11. HR Auditing
12. HR Analytics

1. Supply Chain Management
2. Management of Service Operations
3. Total Quality Management
4. Lean Management
5. Optimization Models for Industry
6. Operations Strategy
7. Strategic Sourcing
8. Warehouse Management
9. Technology and Innovations Management
10. Advanced Inventory Modelling
11. Operations Analytics

1. Cloud Computing for Business
2. Enterprise Resource Planning
3. Relational Database Management system
4. e-Commerce
5. Data Mining and Business Intelligence
6. Data Modelling with R and Python
7. Data Visualising using Advanced Excel
8. Data Visualising using Tableau
9. Digital Governance
10. Cyber Security and Cyber Laws
11. IT Infrastructure

1. Industrial Economics
2. Public Finance
3. Urban Economics
4. Digital Economy
5. Natural Resource Management
6. Energy Economics
7. Environmental Economics
8. Econometrics
9. Contemporary Government Policies & Business
10. Monetary Economics
11. Economics of Infrastructure
12. Agricultural Economics
13. Mathematical Economics
14. International Economics
15. Green Economy

1. Creating a New Venture from Idea to launch
2. Entrepreneurial Finance
3. Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
4. Digital Marketing for Startups and SMEs
5. Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation
6. Family Business Management
7. Corporate Entrepreneurship
8. Business Model for Sustainable Growth
9. Aligning Startups with their Market
10. Detailed Project Report (DPR)

1. R Studio for Data Science and Machine Learning (ver.1.2.1335)
2. Python for Data Science and Machine Learning (ver.3.7.3)
3. Data Visualising using Tableau
4. Web and Social Media Analytics
5. Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence using R Studio (ver.1.2.1335)
6. Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence using Advanced Python (ver.3.7.3)
7. Big Data Analytics
8. SQL for Data Science



The candidates must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA. (45% in case of SC/ST candidates), from a UGC recognized university/deemed university recognized by the Ministry of HRD, GoI.

Selection Procedure

• Step-1 Candidates have to appear in any one of the admission test (CAT / XAT / MAT/ ATMA / CMAT / GMAT).

• Step-2 Register for IPE Admissions online.

• Step-3 Short listed candidates will be called for Group Discussions and Personal Interviews to be held at IPE Hyderabad and in major cities. Timely updates on the
same will be posted to all the applicants by Team Admissions

• IPE website provides updates time to time on Course, Hostel and Transport,and Fee details


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 2021 – 2023

Contact SPOC

Dr. M. Karthik
Assistant Professor
Programme Coordinator – IB
+91 934 651 5819

Dr. Rajesh Gangakhedkar
Assistant Professor
Programme Joint Coordinator – IB
+91 9866613403