MBA in International Business Management

The Two-year full-time Programme in International Business is designed to empower students to become successful business professionals in the challenging global scenario. In an age of blurred geographical frontiers, the Programme offers practical insights into the international dimension of every business function. With a holistic approach in delivering the Programme, the curriculum and pedagogy are thoughtfully calibrated to develop cross-functional capabilities, leadership skills, foreign language proficiency and cross-cultural appreciation. The value-based conduct and emotional maturity are given prominence besides knowledge acquisition. After the two years, the students leave the portals of GSIB with a globally integrated and innovative mindset.


  • To enable its graduates to become effective managers anywhere in today’s globally competitive environment.
  • To equip them with the skills necessary to operate effectively in a multicultural environment and to adapt quickly to changing social, political, legal and economic conditions.
  • To vest them with special skills to work in international trade and business.
  • To prepare them as entrepreneurial managers for creating and managing enterprises in international business.


  • Second class or equivalent grade in any Bachelor’s Degree (after 10+2) from a recognized university.
  • CAT-15, XAT-16, MAT (Sep’15, Dec’15, Feb’16 and May’16), GET’16, GMAT /CMAT – 1st & 2nd tests.


101. Managerial Economics

102. Business Communication

103. Management Accounting

104. Quantitative Techniques-I

105. Organizational Behaviour & Leadership

106. Foreign Language

107. Geo-Politics & International Business

108. Management of Life Skills


201. Macro Economics

202. Business Law

203. Financial Management

204. Quantitative Techniques-II

205. Operations Management

206. Marketing Management

207. EXIM Management

208. Foreign Language

209. Business Environment & Policy

210. Field Visit & Project Work

211. Management Professional Development Programme


301. Global Economy & Business Environment

302. Human Resource Management

303. International Trade Logistics

304. International Marketing Management

305. International Financial Management

306. Supply Chain Management

307. International Study Tour

308. Business Research Methods

309. Foreign Language

310. Project Management


401. Summer Internship Project

402. Management Control Systems

403. International Business Law and Taxation

404. Business Simulation Games

405. Small Business and Entrepreneurship

406. Total Quality Management

407. Campus to Corporate Training Programme

408. Three Electives (3×3)


501. International Business Strategy

502. Business Ethics

503. Intellectual Property Rights

504. International Commodity Management

505. Environmental Management & Disaster Management

506. Enterprise Risk Management

507. Management of Change & Innovation

508. Three Electives(3×3)


601. Research Project /Business Plan/ One Elective

602. Business Process Improvement

603. Cross-Cultural Management

Electives in International Business

IB1. Advanced Intellectual Property Rights

IB2. International Business Negotiations

IB3. India’s International Business and
Economic Relations(select countries)

IB4. WTO & India’s sectoral strategy

IB5. Advanced Topics in International Business

  • Doing Business with European Union
  • Doing Business with North America.
  • Doing Business with African Countries
  • Doing Business with Asia Pasific Countries
  • Doing Business with China.
  • Doing Business with BRICS Countries
  • International Business & India

IB6. Comparative International Business System

Electives in Strategic Management

SM1. Mergers & Acquisitions

SM2. Competitive Strategies

SM3. Strategic Manufacturing Management

SM4. Infrastructure Management

Human Resource Management

HR1. Global HRM

HR2. Learning and Development

HR3. Strategic HRM

HR4. Performance Management

HR5. Industrial Relations & Personnel Management

HR6. Change Management

HR7. Talent Management

Electives in Entrepreneurship

E1. Entrepreneurship and Strategy

E2. New Venture Creation

E3. Import-Export Management for SMEs.

E4. Management of Non-Profit Organisations and Social Enterprises

E5. Micro Finance

Supply Chain Management

SC1. Global Supply Chain Management

SC2. Global Sourcing

SC3. Strategic Logistics Management

SC4. Advanced Supply Chain Management

SC5. Marketing of Logistics Services

Electives in Accounting, Finance and Control

AFC1. Strategic Cost Management

AFC2. Working Capital Management

AFC3. Financial Services

AFC4. Capital Markets

AFC5. Financial Engineering & Derivatives

AFC6. Insurance and Risk Management

AFC7. Management Insurance Organization

AFC8. Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

AFC9. Foreign Exchange Risk Management

AFC10. International Accounting & Financial Statement Analysis

AFC11. Corporate Governance

AFC12. Risk Management in Banking

AFC13. Global Financial Markets

AFC14. Equity Research

AFC15. Strategic Pricing  & Revenue Management

AFC16. Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation

AFC17. Behavioral Finance

Electives in Marketing

M1. Sales & Distribution Management

M2. Advertising & Promotion Management

M3. Business Forecasting

M4. Services Marketing

M5. Strategic Marketing

M6. Consumer Behaviour

M7. International Brand Management

M8. International Retail Marketing & Customer Relationship Management

M9. International Market Research

M10. Rural Marketing

M11. e-Commerce

M12. Digital Marketing

Electives in SAP


S2. S & D

S3. M & M

S4. S C M

Electives in Business Analytics (IBM - GSIB Collaborative Programme)

B1. Predictive Analytics

B2. Descriptive Analytics

B3. Social Media Analytics