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IFIM Centre for Distance Learning

Overview

IFIM Center for Distance Learning was established to serve the ever increasing demand for quality distance education in India. IFIM business School is recognized by the Distance Education Council, UGC (University Grants Commission), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.

IFIM CDL Objective

  • To provide the best online learning experience
  • To make quality management education more accessible
  • To create continuously employable professionals by developing their knowledge, skills and attitude

In order to ensure quality, IFIM CDL gets the best of academic resources for teaching, evaluation, e-Learning and self-learning material prepared from IFIM Business School as well as from the industry. The curriculum is comparable to that of any full time management institute.

The curriculum is designed and constantly updated by the Academics Department comprising faculty from top ranks of the industry and having several years of teaching experience.

Teaching methodology is that of "Blended Learning" methodology for all our programs, combining all the three forms of learning, namely, self-learning material (hard copy), e-learning (LMS), pre-recorded lectures (videos) and faculty interaction (Chat Sessions and Virtual Classroom Facility)

Courses

The key objective of this flagship program is to create leaders who can build their own enterprises, manage organizational resources, deliver performance for organizations, help create wealth for shareholders and provide value to customers, employees and society. The program offers specialization in Finance, Marketing & HR. It aims at crafting future business leaders and functional area specialists.

Post Graduate Diploma in Finance Management

Duration: 2 years

The Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management aims to create critical understanding of topics such as financial market, banking and finance markets. PGDM in Finance is an intensely structured programme where students have the option to take electives and build expertise across the verticals like Security analysis, Indian Financial Services and Investment banking and Wealth management. <

This module fits well for students working in the banking and financial service industries such as insurance and mutual funds and especially for those seeking education through Distance Learning.

  • Finance specialization students have to compulsorily pursue the 3 finance courses, 1 in Semester III and 2 in Semester IV.
  • There will be a Project Work to be submitted at the end of IV Semester. The project work shall carry 24 credits.

Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management

Duration: 2 years

The Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management focuses on developing HR leaders by stimulating captious thinking and concentrating on innovations in this field. The program offers an extensive curriculum covering functions such as planning, organizing and compensation management and performance appraisals. All this is packaged to ensure that the students learn all the important aspects of HR. The PGDM­HR programme is designed to incorporate a dynamic, flexible and industry specific academic curriculum which is relevant and contemporary to meet the present industry needs.

  • HR specialization students have to compulsorily pursue the 3 HR courses, 1 in Semester III and 2 in Semester IV.
  • There will be a Project Work to be submitted at the end of IV Semester. The project work shall carry 24 credits.

Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management

Duration: 2 years

The PDGM ­Marketing concentration is tailored to industry specifics focusing on target markets, market monitoring and product development. The course helps create an effective marketer at the workplace and facilitate application of concepts such as customer ­centricity, revitalizing obsolete brands and successful launch of brand extensions. PGDM in marketing is structured to cover subjects on consumer behaviour, services marketing and retail marketing. This course will enable professionals from this sector to effectively generate brand management strategies and function as marketing professionals.

  • Marketing specialization students have to compulsorily pursue the 3 Marketing courses, 1 in Semester III and 2 in Semester IV.
  • There will be a Project Work to be submitted at the end of IV Semester. The project work shall carry 24 credits.

Designed by industry experts, along with senior faculty at IFIM, the professional programs ensure that they have the right blend of theory and practical hands on with industry relevant case studies. You will receive specific job related certifications at end of each semester. Learn skills in specialized fields which offer a lot of value add and enable you take your career to the next level.

Fee: INR 1,19,950

PGDM in Business Analytics
This is a unique, career oriented program, jointly designed and offered by IFIM and Jigsaw Academy, with an objective to disseminate RELEVANT and PRACTICAL knowledge required for the Analytics sector. It includes for the first time, role oriented programs, to meet the customized needs of the fast growing Analytics Industry.

On successfully completing the program you earn a PGDM from IFIM, and role specific industry certifications

PGDM in Banking
PGDM in Banking is jointly designed and offered by IFIM and FLIP, with an objective to disseminate RELEVANT and PRACTICAL knowledge required for the Banking and Financial Services(BFSI) sector. It includes for the first time, role oriented programs, to meet the customized needs of the fast growing banking industry.

On successfully completing the program you earn a PGDM from IFIM, and role specific industry certifications, endorsed by leading banks and FIs like- HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, IIFL etc..

PGDM in Capital Markets
This program is ideal for both fresh graduates and working professionals. Fresh graduates(B.Com, BBA, Engineers etc.) looking for an aspirational career in Banking and Financial services, can showcase the industry endorsed certifications to enhance their employability.

Demo Course:
Excel & PowerPoint for Professionals
Financial Markets

Certificate

UGC-DEB Recognition

Academic Calendar for April 2016 session

Activity Start Date End Date
Fresh Admission-without late fee 1st July, 16 15th August, 16
Fresh Admission-With late fee - 500 16th August, 16 15th September, 16
Personal Contact Sessions 1st December, 16 15th December, 16
Internal Assignments 15th December, 16 31st December, 16
Term End Examination 10th January, 17 30th January, 17

IFIM Business School located in Bangalore, is a 20 year old institution and is one of the top “B” schools in India. It has been consistently ranked as ‘Bangalore’s No.1 Private B-School’. IFIM also runs a College offering UG and PG programs in IT and Management and a Law college.

  • IFIM is recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
  • IFIM is a member of AACSB.
  • IFIM is accredited by SAQS.
  • NAAC Accreditation is in progress.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in in General Management (Marketing/Finance/HR )
  • Professional Series
    • PGDM in Business Analytics
    • PGDM in Banking and Finance
    • PGDM in Capital Markets
  • IFIM has been consistently ranked amongst the top in recent B-School surveys.
  • Honoured as an ‘Outstanding Business School (South)’ at the National Education Awards 2015.
  • Honoured as the ‘Best Institution for Promoting Industry-Academia Interface’ by ASSOCHAM.
  • Recognized as the ‘Most promising B-School with Excellent Industry Interface’ at the Asia Education Summit, 2015.
  • Ranked Bangalore’s No. 1 Private B-School - The Outlook Survey, 2012.
  • ‘B-School of the Year’ - Bangalore Management Association Awards, 2013.
  • Ranked No. 28 All India - NHRDN People-Matters Survey, 2013.
  • Award for Effective Industry-Institute Engagement- Indian Management Conclave 2013, MBA Universe.
  • IFIM provides innovative, industry relevant curriculum focused on ‘Continuous Employability’.
  • GHRDC ( Global Human Resource Development Centre)-
    “Top Emerging B-Schools of super Excellence, 31st rank all over India”
  • NHRDN ( National HRD Network)-2013
    “Ranked 28th nationally by NHRDN & People Matters in 2013”
  • Business Standard – AIMA, 2013
    “A2 category all over India, A1 category in South region”
  • The Outlook Survey-2012
    “Ranked No. 1 Private B-School”

MBA Degree is awarded by a University or an institute affiliated to the University. While, Post Graduate Diploma is awarded by autonomous institutes. Leading autonomous institutes offering Post Graduate Programs are IFIM, IIM's, ISB and many more...

Yes, IFIM Business School is certified by ISO 9001:2008

There are 2 Academic Sessions in a year i.e. January and June.

Candidates are required to have a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 50%.

Or

Candidates should have a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum of 24 months of work experience.

Given below are 4 easy steps for your admission to the program.

  • Step 1: Register Online .
  • Step 2: Complete the application online and upload your documents.
  • Step 3: Pay the application fee.
  • Step 4: On receiving the admission offer, pay the balance fee.

  • Application form completely filled & signed.
  • Passport size photograph.
  • Scanned copy of Graduation Degree/Mark sheets.
  • Scanned copy of ID Proof such as PAN Card, Driver’s License etc.

  • All the documents/payments submitted are scrutinized & verified by the Enrollment Department.
  • If everything is in order, the admission is processed and a SMS/Email with a welcome letter confirming the admission is sent to the student.
  • If additional information is required, the students are contacted via email & phone.

The duration of the course will be 2 Years and students will be given a provision to complete their course in 4 Years from date of Joining.

On-Line Learning
On enrollment the student is given access to IFIM’s learning management system which has the following:-

  • Course Material
  • Course Presentations (PPTs)
  • Concept Maps
  • Quizzes

Virtual Classes

  • IFIM’s faculty conducts virtual classes during the semester.
  • Students are intimated in advance.
  • Students have the option to attend the lectures on Campus at Bangalore or Virtually thru the Online Lecture Platform.
  • The lectures are archived for future reading and reference.

Students are required to appear and pass all mandated assignments & term end examination for all the courses in the semester.

Examinations are conducted 2 times a year viz., February and August.

  • Assignments/examinations will contain objective questions.
  • There is no negative marking.

Examinations are conducted online, at the examinations centers.

  • In order to pass in the course the student has to score overall min 40% including assignments marks. The student has to get minimum 40% in assignment as well as the final exam.
  • If the student scores less than 40, he/she will have to reappear for the subject.

  • Examinations marks contribute 70% & Assignment marks contribute 30% weight age for the final certification.
  • Every subject will have minimum 2 assignments after solving which a student will be eligible to give his/her final exam for that particular subject.

The results are declared one month after the examinations are completed.

Once all the required assignments or examinations, are completed and passed, the certificate will be awarded.

Curriculum

Semester - 1

  • Principles of Management
  • Business Communication
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Accounting for Managers

Semester - 2

  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Production &
  • Operation Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • Legal Aspects /Business law
  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management

Semester - 3

  • Entrepreneurship and
  • Strategic Management
  • Electives – 3 Major, 1 Minor
  • Project 1

Semester - 4

  • Entrepreneurship and
  • Project Management
  • Electives – 3 Major, 1 Minor
  • Project 2

Marketing Electives

Semester - 3

  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Services Marketing
  • Sales and Distribution Management

Semester - 4

  • Retail Marketing
  • B2B Marketing
  • Digital & Social Media marketing

Finance Electives

Semester - 3

  • Financial Markets
  • International Financial Management
  • Banking and Financial Services

Semester - 4

  • Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
  • Derivatives
  • Insurance and Risk Management

Human Resource Electives

Semester - 3

  • Learning & Development
  • Manpower Planning, Recruitment &
  • Selection
  • Employee Relations & Labour Law

Semester - 4

  • Strategic Human Resources Management
  • HR tools and analytics
  • Organizational Development &
  • Change Management

Semester - 1

Banking

  • Principles of Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Excel/Powerpoint for professionals Banking Operations - Part I

Capital Markets

  • Principles of Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Excel/Powerpoint for professionals
  • Banking Operations - Part I

Semester - 2

Banking

  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Production & Operation
  • Management
  • Legal aspects /Business law
  • Business Research Methods
  • Banking Operations - Part II
  • Consumer Lending

Capital Markets

  • Principles of Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Excel/Powerpoint for professionals Banking Operations - Part I

Semester - 3

Banking

  • Enterprunership & Strategic
  • Management
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Business Analytics
  • SME Banking
  • Mortgage Advisor
  • Project 1

Capital Markets

  • Enterprunership & Strategic
  • Management
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Business Analytics
  • Equity Research
  • Technical Analysis
  • Project 1

Semester - 4

Banking

  • Project Management
  • Digital & Social Media Marketing
  • Security Analysis & Portfolio
  • Management
  • Trade Finance & Cash Management
  • Credit & Operational Risk
  • Project 2

Capital Markets

  • Project Management
  • Digital & Social Media Marketing
  • Security Analysis & Portfolio
  • Management
  • Treasury & Capital Markets
  • Market Risk & Issue Management
  • Project 2

Business Analytics

Semester - 1

  • Principles of Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Introduction to Big Data & Fundamental of Analytics
  • Data Visualization and Presentation skills

Semester - 2

  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Production & Operation Management
  • Legal aspects /Business law
  • Business Research Methods
  • Business Statistics
  • SAS and R Program

Semester - 3

  • Enterprunership & Strategic Management
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Predictive Modelling
  • Text Mining
  • Web Analytics
  • Project 1

Semester - 4

  • Project Management
  • Digital & Social Media Marketing
  • Big Data Tools Level 1
  • Big Data Specialist
  • Big Data Tools 2
  • Project 2

Extra Curriculum

The Literary Club

A platform for students to enhance their skills in Debate, Extempore, Role plays, Pictionary, Creative writing, Essay writing and other activities which would help them gain proficiency in the language.

Following are the clubs and Forums we have for various activities:

The Literary Club

A platform for students to enhance their skills in Debate, Extempore, Role plays, Pictionary, Creative writing, Essay writing and other activities which would help them gain proficiency in the language.

The proficiency club

An exclusive workshop where students have regular activities to develop their exposure of the industry at global level.

The Literary Club

A platform for students to enhance their skills in Debate, Extempore, Role plays, Pictionary, Creative writing, Essay writing and other activities which would help them gain proficiency in the language.

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