IIFT (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade), an autonomous public business school, has announced Executive Post Graduate Diploma in International Business Strategy. This program will help to get a global perspective on business decision making and managerial skills in today’s international business environment.

Program Highlights

Concept of strategy in International Context

Optional Domestic  and international port visits

Unique diploma program over a technology platform designed for middle to senior level managers

Program Objectives

To develop competence in disciplines and skills associated with business strategy

To understand contemporary business strategy models,  international business strategies with a global perspective and international trade practices

To develop necessary competencies to formulate strategies in the global business scenario.


PGDIBS has been awarded as ‘Outstanding Blended Course’ at the World Education Congress, on 29th June 2012.

Program Design

For employees / professionals of companies planning to expand or expanding their business activities into international markets.

For the entrepreneurs willing to develop their business at international level

For the professionals who are in the key decision making roles.


Graduates (10+2+3) in any discipline

Minimum 5 years of work experience post completion of graduation is required as on December 1, 2013


Seats are reserved for SC/ST/PH/OBC candidates as per Government of India rules for those who fulfill the minimum eligibility conditions.


1 year


Twice a week

Class Timing

Saturdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Sundays 12:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Program by

IIFT Delhi

Program (Classes) Location

At NIIT Imperia centre for advanced learning in your city using synchronous learning technology platform

Campus visits

3 campus visits

In the beginning of each trimester

Port visits

Program structure and content

Click here for complete syllabus

1. Trimester I

1.1. Global Strategic Management

1.2. Global Leadership Strategies

1.3. Cost Management Strategies

1.4. Economics of Pricing Strategies

1.5. Global Business Environment

1.6. IT Applications in Management

1.7. Business Statistics

2. Trimester II

2.1. Corporate Financial Strategies

2.2. International Business Law

2.3. Global Sourcing

2.4. International Marketing Strategies

2.5. Services Marketing

2.6. Macro-Economic Policies

2.7. Business ethics (Seminar Paper)

2.8. Cross Cultural Management (Seminar Paper)

3. Trimester III

3.1. Strategy Evaluation and Implementation

3.2. Strategic Alliance

3.3. Change Management Strategies

3.4. International Business Negotiation

3.5. Strategic Brand Management

3.6. Innovation & Technology Management

3.7. Corporate Forex Management Strategies

4. Research Project on Developing a Global Business Plan and Sectoral Business Strategies

5. Port Visit


Director: Prof. Parul Singh


Program Coordinator will inform about the program module.

Class Quizzes, Home or Class or Surprise Assignments, Term Paper, Project, Case Analysis, Reading on Research Activities etc. are  other components to be considered for evaluation.

There will be some surprise components of a module.

The final decision on evaluation methods rests with the program faculty and may change without prior intimation.


For candidates who successfully complete the course would be awarded Executive Post Graduate Diploma in International Business Strategy.


Class start on or after : February 2013

Program Fee

• Program Fee: Rs. 3,05,000/- ( inclusive of all academic charges & examinations)

• A deferred payment facility exists with the following schedule:

– With Application#: Rs. 10,000/-

– On Registration: Rs. 1,12,000/-

– Installment 1 (February 2014): Rs. 61,000/-

– Installment 2 (April 2014): Rs. 61,000/-

– Installment 3 (June 2014):Rs. 61,000/-

(Students to submit the PDCs towards futureinstallments as per the due dates at the time of registration)

Campus Details

Accommodation during the campus visits is not the responsibility of IIFT. The Institute may however facilitate accommodation during the campus visits subject to availability.

· Study Material Fee: RS. 15,000/- (to be paid directly to IIFT at the time of registration)

· Alumni Fee: Rs. 10,000/- (to be paid directly to IIFT on completion of program)

Initial payment details

#Initial payment will be refunded completely if the applicant is not selected for the program by the institute. This does not include the application amount of Rs. 1,124/-

Initial payment will not be refunded in case of any/all of the following conditions:

• The application is found to be incomplete or inaccurate at any stage of scrutiny (appearing in the interview does not confirm application acceptance/clearance of scrutiny)

• The applicant is offered a seat for the program and does not join before the date mentioned in the offer letter

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in all respects. The selection offer letter is for a specific batch of a program. Neither the offer for admissionnor the initial amount is transferable to any other program or batch.


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