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About IMBA

Integrated Master of Business Administration (IMBA)

Programme Duration: 5 Years

Integrated Master of Business Administration (I-MBA) is an innovatively designed programme to prepare students to excel in various domains of management right after their school. This programme is offered by NICMAR Business School (NBS). This is a comprehensive management programme comprising a unique blend of courses of undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) levels. This programme is spread across ten semesters over a period of five years. The program induces management thinking and mind-set at an earlier age, after school itself. Such beginning of management education at an earlier age makes the students focussed, creative, analytical thinkers. Coupled with the zeal for innovation and learning, this transcends them into natural leaders with ethical and social awareness.

The unique curriculum of the programme is the main reason behind such transcendence of the students, as it overcomes the boundaries of orthodox management education. The interesting set of courses in this program include not only the core management subjects but also courses related to science & technology, humanities, creativity, analytics, digital competency and communication. Such a wide variety of courses ensure holistic development of the student, with an opportunity to truly explore one’s raison d'être during the learning phase, and eventually carve out a fulfilling career and life. The excellent infrastructure of the university together with highly qualified and supportive faculty at every step of this learning journey ensures that the students reach their true potential in every aspect.

This five-year uniquely designed program offers multiple career paths, with students having three types of exit options. The programme comes with an exit option at the end of 3rd year with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree. Students can also the exit the programme at the end of the fourth year with a BBA (Hons.) Degree or they can proceed towards their masters with an I-MBA degree at the end of year V. Students also have the option to specialize in Business Methods/ Real Estate Management/ Information Technology at the exit of year IV with a BBA (Hons.) Degree. The program offers seven contemporary specializations which are as follows:

  • Business Analytics
  • Marketing Analytics and Digital Strategies
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Financial Strategies
  • People and Communications
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Management Consulting

The Tuition Fee of the programme approximately works out to Rs. 1.5 Lakhs per semester for the first three years and Rs 2.75 Lakhs per semester during the fourth year and fifth year.

Courses

Category

Courses

Science and Technology

Life Sciences || Environmental Studies

Humanities

Sociology || Psychology || Indian Economy || Modern Indian & Foreign Language

Creativity

Computer Graphics || Performing Arts

Analytics

Mathematical Foundations || Business Statistics || Data Processing

Digital Competency

Web Based Development  

Communication Skills

Communicative English || Business Communication

Business Management

Business Structures || Principles of Management || Accounting

Category

Courses

Science and Technology

Physical Sciences

Humanities

English Literature || Micro & Macro Economics || Yoga

Creativity

Creative Writing || Creative Design and Visual Analysis || Performing Arts

Digital Competency

Computer Programming || RDBMS|| Information and Communications Technology

Communication Skills

Community Services || Self-Development

Business Management

Marketing Management || Financial Management || Consumer Behaviour || Organisational Behaviour || Operations Management

Category

Courses

Science and Technology

Engineering Sciences

Humanities

Foreign Language

Creativity

Critique of Cinema

Communication Skills

Written Analysis and Communication||Public Speaking

Business Management

Legal Aspects of Business || Financial Institutions and Markets || Human Resource
||Entrepreneurship || Professional Ethics
Sector Studies – Manufacturing, BFSI, Real Estate, Construction, Hospitality, Health, IT & ITES

Internship

Category

Courses

Humanities

Social Immersion

Creativity

Critical Thinking and Logic

Analytics

Operations Research || Marketing Research || Advanced Spread Sheet Modelling and Data Visualisation

Digital Competency

Digital Business Transformations

Communication Skills

Self-Development and Managerial Skills || Immersion - Literature & Beyond

Business Management

Project Management || International Business || Strategic Management || Business Development || Product Management || Intellectual Property Rights || Procurement Management || Fixed Income Markets || Legal Aspects of Business

Real Estate Management Specialization

Real Estate and Urban Infrastructure Principles|||| Architecture and Interior Design|| Real Estate Development and Practices|| Business and Property Law|| Real Estate Investments

Information Technology Specialization

Data Structures||Software Architecture and Engineering|| Cloud Infrastructure Development|| Cyber Laws|| Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

Internship

SpecializationElectives
Management ConsultingCorporate Valuations and Investment Banking || Formulation and Appraisal of Projects || Corporate Communication || Organisation Development and Change || Big Data Analytics || Risk Management || Strategic Marketing Management || Supply Chain and Operations Strategy
Business AnalyticsArtificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Knowledge Base || Big Data Analytics || Fundamentals of Block Chain and its applications || Business Analytics with R and Python || Data warehousing and mining || Advanced Operations Research || Business Forecasting Models|| Risk Management || FinTech
People and CommunicationsLeadership, Influence and Power || Corporate Communication || Organisation Development and Change || Talent Acquisition and management || Integrated Marketing Communications || Strategic Performance and Compensation Management || Learning and Development || Customer Relationship Management
Marketing Analytics and Digital StrategiesBusiness Analytics with R and Python || Data warehousing and mining || Brand Management || Digital Marketing || Integrated Marketing Communications || Business to Business Marketing || Customer Relationship Management || Sales and Distribution Management || Strategic Marketing Management
Financial StrategiesCorporate Valuations and Investment Banking || Financial Derivatives || Formulation and Appraisal of Projects || Big Data Analytics || Fundamentals of Block Chain and its applications || Risk Management || Behavioural Finance || FinTech || Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
Supply Chain ManagementBig Data Analytics || Business Analytics with R and Python || Advanced Operations Research || Business Forecasting Models || Logistics Management || Risk Management || Infrastructure Contract Management || Quality Management || Advances in Operations Systems || Supply Chain Management || Supply Chain and Operations Strategy
Infrastructure ManagementFormulation and Appraisal of Projects || Risk Management || Infrastructure Contract Management || Quality Management || Project and Infrastructure Finance || Supply Chain Management || Building Information Modelling || Project Marketing || Infrastructure Operations

Semester – I

Sr. No.

Course Name

1

Mathematical Foundations

2

Communicative English

3

Data Processing

4

Introduction to Sociology

5

Indian Economy

6

Computer Graphics

7

Modern Indian Language

8

Business Structures

9

Life Sciences

10

Performing Arts-I

Semester – II

Sr. No.

Course Name

1

Business Statistics

2

Environmental Studies

3

Principles of Management

4

Web Based Development

5

Business Communication

6

Accounting (Book Keeping)

7

Introduction to Psychology

8

Mini Project-I

9

Foreign Language-I

Semester – III

Sr. No.

Course Name

1

English Literature

2

Creative Writing

3

Creative Design and Visual Analysis

4

Microeconomics

5

Marketing Management

6

Financial Management

7

Computer Programming

8

Relational Database Management Systems

9

Community Services

10

Self-Development

Semester – IV

Sr. No.

Course Name

1

Consumer Behaviour

2

Organisational Behaviour

3

Operations Management

4

Information and Communications Technology

5

Yoga

6

Macroeconomics

7

Physical Sciences

8

Mini Project – II

9

Performing Arts-II

Semester – V

Sr. No.

Course Name

1

Written Analysis and Communication

2

Legal Aspects of Business – I

3

Financial Institutions and Markets

4

Human Resource Management

5

Foreign Language-II

6

Entrepreneurship

7

Critique of Cinema

8

Professional Ethics

9

Public Speaking

Semester – VI (Any 3 sectors to be chosen)

Sr. No.

Course Name

1

Sector Studies – Manufacturing

2

Sector Studies – Banking and Financial Services Industry

3

Sector Studies – Real Estate

4

Sector Studies – Construction

5

Sector Studies – Hospitality

6

Sector Studies – Health Care

7

Sector Studies – IT & ITES

8

Engineering Sciences

9

Internship

Semester – VII

Sr. No.

Course Name

1

International Business Management/Technology and Society/Real Estate and Urban Infrastructure Principles*

2

Operations Research

3

Advanced Spread Sheet Modelling and Data Visualisation

4

Introduction to Critical Thinking and Logic/Data Structures/Essentials of Architecture and Interior Design*

5

Strategic Management

6

Marketing Research

7

Software Architecture and Engineering

8

Self-Development and Managerial Skills

9

Social Immersion Programme

10

Project Seminar

Semester – VIII

Sr. No.

Course Name

1

Project Management

2

Business Development

3

Product Management/Cloud Infrastructure Development/Real Estate Development and Practices*

4

Intellectual Property Rights/Cyber Laws/Business and Property Law*

5

Procurement Management

6

Fixed Income Markets/Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality/Real Estate Investments*

7

Digital Business Transformations

8

Legal Aspects of Business – II

9

Immersion Programme (Literature & Beyond)

10

Honours Project**

*Choice of elective according to choice of specialisation in Business Methods/ Real Estate Management/ Information Technology

** Only for Students who wish to exit the Programme with BBA (Hons.)

Internship- 8-10 weeks (for students who want to continue in the Fifth Year)

Semester – IX

Sr. No.

Course Name

1

Business Immersion Programme

2

Project Seminar

3

Internship

4

Choose any six electives from Table

Semester – X

Sr. No.

Course Name

1

Project

2.

Choose any four electives from Table

The students will need to choose electives of 10 subjects from the list of electives given in Table below (6 subjects in Semester IX and 4 subjects in Semester X). To graduate with a specialisation, the student needs to complete a minimum of 6 subjects from the corresponding specialisation.

Semester IX

Subject

Management Consulting

Business Analytics

People and Communications

Marketing Analytics and Digital Strategies

Financial Strategies

Supply Chain Management

Infrastructure Management

Corporate Valuations and Investment Banking

 

 

 

 

 

Financial Derivatives

 

 

 

 

 

 

Formulation and Appraisal of Projects

 

 

 

 

Leadership, Influence and Power

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corporate Communication

 

 

 

 

 

Organisation Development and Change

 

 

 

 

 

Talent Acquisition and management

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Knowledge Base

 

 

 

 

 

 

Big Data Analytics

 

 

 

Fundamentals of Block Chain and its applications

 

 

 

 

 

Business Analytics with R and Python

 

 

 

 

Data warehousing and mining

 

 

 

 

 

Brand Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digital Marketing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Integrated Marketing Communications

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Operations Research

 

 

 

 

 

Business Forecasting Models

 

 

 

 

 

Logistics Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

Risk Management

 

 

Infrastructure Contract Management

 

 

 

 

 

Quality Management

 

 

 

 

 

Project and Infrastructure Finance

 

 

 

 

 

 

        

Semester X

Subject

Management Consulting

Business Analytics

People and Communications

Marketing Analytics and Digital Strategies

Financial Strategies

Supply Chain Management

Infrastructure Management

Behavioural Finance

 

 

 

 

 

 

FinTech

 

 

 

 

 

Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strategic Performance and Compensation Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning and Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business to Business Marketing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Customer Relationship Management

 

 

 

 

 

Sales and Distribution Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strategic Marketing Management

 

 

 

 

 

Advances in Operations Systems

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supply Chain Management

 

 

 

 

 

Supply Chain and Operations Strategy

 

 

 

 

 

Building Information Modelling

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project Marketing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Infrastructure Operations