GITAM School of International Business

GITAM (Deemed to be University), Visakhapatnam


GSIB’s flagship program MBA in International Business is an intensive two year, residential post graduate degree program. It is designed for a rewarding career in global business management and international trade operations. This program is a unique blend of theories and practices that prepares students for domestic and global platform as well.  GITAM School of International Business (GSIB) offers an elective system wherein a student can opt for major courses in any one functional area of specialization (Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain Management and Human Resource).

  • 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
  • IB 1. Advanced Intellectual property Rights
  • IB 2. International Business Negotiations
  • IB 3. India’s International Business and Economic Relations(Select Countries)
  • IB 4. WTO and India’s Sectoral Strategy
  • IB 5. Advanced Topics in International Business
  • i). Doing Business with European Union
  • ii). Doing Business with North America
  • iii). Doing Business with African Countries
  • iv). Doing Business with Asia Pacific Countries
  • v). Doing Business with China
  • vi). Doing Business with BRICS Countries
  • vii). International Business & India
  • IB 6. Comparative International Business Systems
  • SM1. Mergers and Acquisitions
  • SM2. Competitive Strategies
  • SM3. Strategic Manufacturing Management
  • SM4. Infrastructure Management
  • HR1. Global HRM
  • HR2. Learning and Development
  • HR3. Strategic HRM
  • HR4. Performance Management
  • HR5. Industrial Relations and Personnel Management
  • HR6. Change Management
  • HR7. Talent Management
  • HR 8. Design Thinking
  • HR 9. Asian Management Practices
  • SC1. Global Supply Chain Management
  • SC2. Global Sourcing
  • SC3. Strategic Logistics Management
  • SC4. Advanced Supply Chain Management
  • SC5. Marketing of Logistic Services
  • 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
  • AFC11. Corporate Governance
  • AFC12. Risk Management in Banking
  • AFC13. Global Financial Markets
  • AFC14. Equity Research
  • AFC15. Strategic Pricing and Revenue Management
  • AFC16. Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation
  • AFC17. Behavioral Finance
  • M1. Sales and Distribution Management
  • M2. Advertising and Promotion Management
  • M3. Business Forecasting
  • M4. Services Marketing
  • M5. Strategic Marketing
  • M6. Consumer Behavior
  • M7. International Brand Management
  • M8. International Retail Marketing & Customer Relationship
  • M9. International Market Research
  • M10. Rural Marketing
  • M11. E-Commerce
  • M12. Digital Marketing
  • E1. Entrepreneurship and Strategy
  • E2. New Venture Creation
  • E3. Import-Export Management for SMEs
  • E4. Management of Non-Profit Organizations and Social Enterprises
  • E5. Microfinance
  • S1. FICO
  • S2. S & D
  • S3. M & M
  • S4. S C M
  • B1 - Descriptive Analytics
  • B2 – Predictive Analytics
  • B3 - Prescriptive Analytics

Career Opportunities:

The MBA (International Business) program accentuates to develop careers in the areas such as:

  • International Business Operations
  • Export & Import Management
  • International Trade & Consultancy
  • International Commodity Management 
  • International Business Development Executive
  • International Marketing
  • Business Development – International Marketing
  • Business Development Analyst - International Marketing

Programme Objectives

  • To introduce the students to the theory and practices of management, and develop skills in the functional areas that are important in the process of management
  • To develop in the students a globally integrated and innovative mindset that is so important today in international business, and skills to lead and enterprise in international business.

GSIB Advantage

  • Foreign Languages
  • Listed Among Top 5 B-Schools In International Focus in India (Source: India Today Aspire December 2016).
  • International Faculty from Academia and Industry.
  • Opportunities to study on Exchange Programmes.
  • International and Domestic Study Tours
  • Project Based Learning & Case based Teaching.
  • Design Thinking Workshop.
  • Management Professional Development Programmes.
  • Campus to Corporate Training Programme.
  • Business Simulation Games.