The IGNOU Distance MBA program contains 28 subjects (known as courses) in total.
To obtain the MBA degree, you should have completed the following combination of Subjects:
- 20 core courses from MMPC-001 to MMPC-020.
- 7 specialisation courses from a chosen area.
- 1 project course named MMPP-001 (project subject MMPP-001 is equivalent to 2 courses).
- Total being 28
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Subjects from MMPC-001 to MMPC-020
The table below lists out the 20 core courses (semester wise) required for IGNOU MBA program.
|MMPC-001||Management Functions and Organisational Processes|
|MMPC-002||Human Resource Management|
|MMPC-004||Accounting and Managers|
|MMPC-005||Quantitative Analysis for Managerial Applications|
|MMPC-008||Information System for Managers|
|MMPC-009||Management of Machines and Materials|
|MMPC-011||Social Processes and Behavioural Issues|
|MMPC-015||Research Methodology for Management Decisions|
|MMPC-016||International Business Management|
|MMPP-001||Project course (Equals to 2 programs)|
|MMPC-017||Advanced Strategic Management|
Total Quality Management
Business Ethics and CSR
NOTE: The details regarding the 7 specialisation programs required in semester 3 and semester 4 hasn’t been announced yet, IGNOU shall announce details regarding the same at a later date. The table below lists out the specialisation courses available in the previous (older) syllabus, it should only be taken as a basic reference.
The specialization Subjects are the list of Subjects that specialize in certain areas of Management.
Title (and Code)
|Human Resource Management|
Social Processes and Behavioural Issues (MS-21)Human Resource Development(MS-22)Human Resource Planning (MS-23)Employment Relations (MS-24)
Managing Change in Organisations (MS-25)
Organisational Dynamics (MS-26)
Wage and Salary Administration (MS-27)
Labour Laws (MS-28)
International Human Resource Management (MS-22)
Working Capital Management (MS-41)Capital Investment and Financing Decisions (MS-42)Management Control Systems (MS-43)Security Analysis and Portfolio Management (MS-44)
International Financial Management (MS-45)
Management of Financial Services (MS-46)
Operations Research (MS-52)Project Management (MS-53)Production/Operations Management (MS-54)Management Information Systems (MS-55)
Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MS-56)
Materials Management (MS-57)
Maintenance Management (MS-58)
Management of R&D and Innovation (MS-59)
Consumer Behaviour (MS-64)Sales Management (MS-64)Product Management (MS-64)International Marketing (MS-64)
Marketing of Services (MS-64)
Management of Marketing Communication and Advertising (MS-64)
Rural Marketing (MS-64)
Retail Management (MS-64)
|Financial Markets Practice|
Equity Markets (MFP-1)Equity Derivatives (MFP-2)Commodity Markets (MFP-3)Currency and Debt Markets (MFP-4)
Professionals in Financial Markets Practice (MFP-5)
Credit Weightage of the Courses
In order to complete the IGNOU MBA program, a student must complete 28 courses. The credit weightage is as follows:
- Each core course (20 in total) has a credit weightage if 4. Total core courses credit: 20 x 4 = 80.
- Specialisation course (7 in total) also holds a credit weightage of 4. Total specialisation courses credit: 7 x 4 = 28.
- Project course (MMPP-001) is regarded as 2 courses, thus holds a credit weightage of 8.
- Total credit weightage: 80 + 28 + 8 = 116.
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