IIFT launches a unique course in
International Business Strategy

New Delhi, Oct 7, 2011: IIFT (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade) has come up with a unique course on international business strategy that aims to develop competence in disciplines and skills associated with formulation of strategies for business. PGDIBS (Post Graduate Diploma in International Business Strategy) is a one year course that equips the present day managers with necessary competencies to formulate strategies in the global business scenario.

"This unique program has been designed to meet the requirement of executives who are moving towards strategic decision making roles in the organizations. The companies that are expanding can give their executives an exposure of International Business Strategy, and nuances of strategic decision making."
said Mrs.Mridula Mishra, program director, IIFT.

This is the first time any management school in India has introduced such a course in their curriculum. The program is specially designed for companies expanding/planning to expand their operations into International markets. The Professionals of these organizations and also the entrepreneurs willing to go international can find the program useful. The program would also be useful for the professionals who are in the key decision making roles.

Each course will be taught with the help of case studies, live corporate examples and general discussions. In order to provide greater industry insights, business leaders from different industries may be invited to share their experiences. There would be a pre-work and post work component in each course. The classes will be conducted through classes at NIIT Imperia Centre for Advanced Learning in designated cities using Synchronous Learning Technology platform. There will be one campus visit in the beginning of each trimester. Each campus visit will be of 5 days (Wednesday to Sunday) with the frequency of classes conducted twice a week.

The eligibility criteria for applicants includes working professionals/self-employed with minimum 8 years of work experience post completion of graduation and Graduates (10+2+3) in any discipline with min. 50% marks aggregate- considering results of all years (e.g. 3 or 4 together) recognised by UGC/AICTE.

The applicants will be selected on the basis of the assessment of background and motivation based on the application form submitted. IIFT can also call some applicants for further screening through a personal interview.

For applying one can visit
www.niitimperia.com to fill the application form online or they can be obtained from local NIIT Imperia Centres or downloaded from www.niitimperia.com

About IIFT:

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organization to help professionalize the country's foreign trade management and increase exports by developing human resources; generating, analyzing and disseminating data; and conducting research. Today it is a deemed university and one of India's most prestigious business schools. The Institute's portfolio of long-term programs is diverse, catering to the requirements of aspiring International Business executives and mid-career professionals alike. The Institute works to continuously upgrade its knowledge base with a view to servicing the requirements of the Government, trade and industry through both sponsored and non- sponsored research and consultancy assignments.

For further details contact:

Abhishek Kaushik, 9716097666,

Source: By E-mail (October 7, 2011)

Published on IndianMBA.com on October 8, 2011


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