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IFIM Centre for Professional Learning

Overview

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

To ensure quality, IFIM Centre for Professional Learning has mobilized the best of academic resource for teaching, evaluation, e-Learning and self-learning material prepared from IFIM Business School as well as from the industry.

IFIM CPL 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 CPL gets the best of academic resources for teaching, evaluation, e-Learning and self-learning material prepared from IFIM 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 two-year post graduate diploma in management develops a candidate for a career in Marketing industry and services. The programme facilitates learning in theory and practice of different functional areas of management and to equip the students with an integrated approach to management function and managerial skills.

Imparting knowledge and skills is the primary objective of the course is to and, just as important, to transmit certain values. The institute proposes to make the students aware of the occupational mobility and voluntary compliance to ethics, law and social responsibilities

Semester I Semester II
Courses credits Courses credits
Principles of Management 4 Organizational Behavior 4
Business Communication 4 Production And Operation Management 4
Managerial Economics 4 Business Research Methods 4
Quantitative Techniques 4 Legal aspects /Business law 4
Marketing Management 4 Human Resource Management 4
Accounting for Managers 4 Financial Management 4
Semester III Semester IV
Courses credits Courses credits
Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management 4 Project Management 4
Mini Project 6 Major Project 10
Marketing Electives*
Semester III Semester IV
Consumer Behavior Retail Marketing
Services Marketing B2B Marketing
Sales and Distribution Management Digital & Social Media Marketing

*Electives – 3 Major, 1 Minor in each semester. All elective courses are of 4 credits each.

The course Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Finance) helps to have intricate knowledge of finance, accounting, taxes/tax structures and the relations of all these aspects on overall business dynamics of complex Industries.

The basic objective of this course is to develop future finance managers by providing knowledge, skills and practical orientation in financial field. The primary objective of the course is to impart knowledge and skills and, just as important, to transmit certain values. The institute proposes to make the students aware of the occupational mobility and voluntary compliance to ethics, law and social responsibilities.

Semester I Semester II
Courses credits Courses credits
Principles of Management 4 Organizational Behavior 4
Business Communication 4 Production And Operation Management 4
Managerial Economics 4 Business Research Methods 4
Quantitative Techniques 4 Legal aspects /Business law 4
Marketing Management 4 Human Resource Management 4
Accounting for Managers 4 Financial Management 4
Semester III Semester IV
Courses credits Courses credits
Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management 4 Project Management 4
Mini Project 6 Major Project 10
Finance Electives*
Semester III Semester IV
Financial Markets Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
International Financial Management Derivatives
Banking and Financial Services Insurance and Risk Management

*Electives – 3 Major, 1 Minor in each semester. All elective courses are of 4 credits each.

The Institute offers a two-year Programme in Human Resource Management on the completion of which, students are conferred with Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management. The HRM course is the oldest and the most prestigious of the Institute's teaching programmes. Ranked as the best programme in India and the Asia-Pacific region, it aims to equip the students with the knowledge and skills required for managing HR in a way that contributes to the development of individuals and organizations.

The major thrust areas are Human Resource Planning, Human Resource Information Systems, Selection, Performance Management, Training and Development, Compensation Administration and fostering harmonious employer - employee relationships in the framework of state regulations.

Semester I Semester II
Courses credits Courses credits
Principles of Management 4 Organizational Behavior 4
Business Communication 4 Production And Operation Management 4
Managerial Economics 4 Business Research Methods 4
Quantitative Techniques 4 Legal aspects /Business law 4
Marketing Management 4 Human Resource Management 4
Accounting for Managers 4 Financial Management 4
Semester III Semester IV
Courses credits Courses credits
Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management 4 Project Management 4
Mini Project 6 Major Project 10
Human Resource Electives*
Semester III Semester IV
Learning & Development Strategic Human Resources Management
Manpower Planning, Recruitment & Selection HR Tools and Analytics
Employee Relations & Labour Law Organizational Development & Change Management

*Electives – 3 Major, 1 Minor in each semester. All elective courses are of 4 credits each.

Admission

The admission process for IFIM is a very simple one. It involves 5 steps that commence as soon as you fill the application form. Post filling the application form, you will receive a call from our counsellor who will guide you with the selection for the right course according to your requirements.

Once you have chosen the desired course, our counsellors will guide you through filling the application form. Once the application form is filled, we check the validity of your documents that are required for the course. After the document verification is done, you can proceed with the payment process. There is choice of multiple options for fee payment. Once you are enrolled, we generate your student id, and we dispatch your study material along with your I-Card and Admission Letter within 7-10 working days.

Free Counselling:

You can look out for new opportunities with the help of different courses that we offer. You can also chat with them or apply.


Application:

You can apply by sending your completed application form by email or by post.


Fees Payment:

You have an option to either pay the fees in lump sum to avail exciting offers or in convenient installments. It is easy to pay fees with the help of convenient payment options by debit/credit card, bank transfer, cheque etc.


Admission:

As soon as we receive your documents, we send them for verification. Post verification, your admission is confirmed.


Dispatch & Delivery:

A student id is generated once the admission is confirmed and the student kit along with the student ID, Study Material is dispatched within 10-15 working days.


Fees structure to be updated in the courses menu:


A. Installment facility: Total Fee Rs.52,000


Program 1st installment(During the admission process) 2nd installment( after 3 months) 3rd installment( after 3 months) 4th installment( after 3 months)
PGDM 16,000 12,000 12,000 12,000

B. One-time payment : Total Fee Rs. 49,000


Program Full Payment (1st day of semester I)
PGDM 49,000

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 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/Operations )
  • 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

Programme Structure*

Term I Term II
  • Principles of Management
  • Business Communication
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Production & Operations Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • Legal Aspects of Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management
Term III Term IV
  • Strategic Management
  • Elective - 1
  • Elective - 2
  • Elective - 3
  • Elective - 4
  • Elective - 5
  • Elective - 6
  • Elective - 7
  • Elective - 8
  • Elective - 9
  • Project Work

Electives

Finance Marketing
  • Principles and Practices of Banking
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Introduction to Financial Markets & Services
  • Investment Banking and Wealth Management
  • Taxation
  • Business Valuation and Financial Modelling
  • Brand Management
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Marketing Research
  • Services Marketing
  • B2B Marketing
  • Retail Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Sales & Distribution Management
HR Operations
  • Learning and Development
  • Employee Relations and Labour Laws
  • Leadership and Creating a Winning Team
  • HR Analytics and Score Card
  • Organizational Development and Change
  • High Performing HR Practices
  • Total Reward Management
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management & Supply Chain Analytics
  • Total Quality Management
  • Advanced Inventory Control & Forecasting with R
  • Theory of Constraint
  • E-Business
  • Logistics

* You can choose six subjects for a major specialization spread across two terms and one for minor specialization. you should select three papers from any of the remaining electives, spread across two terms

Note

~ Course titles are subject to change
~ There will be one project work during term IV

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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