• The ICFAI University,  Jharkhand

MBA for Working Professionals

MBA for Working Professionals

The MBA Program for Working Professionals was designed to enable Working Professionals to pursue MBA, without leaving their current jobs. Classes are held in the evening. It prepares the students with the knowledge, skills and strategic perspectives essential to business leadership and a managerial career in the world. The MBA Program is designed to provide both a portfolio of strong functional skills and the ability to apply, adapt and integrate those skills in different management settings. The program equips the students to grow their professional management careers vertically in the same function or a lateral shift into other functions or to become an entrepreneur.


Two Years


Graduation in any discipline with 45% and above aggregate marks, with a minimum of two years of work experience.


The students are encouraged to choose eight courses from eight elective streams viz., Marketing, HRM, Finance, Banking, Investments, Insurance, Accounting, IT & Systems and Healthcare. Students will have the flexibility in choosing more than one course from these elective streams. Elective courses will be offered subject to a minimum number of students enrolling for a particular elective course.

Program Structure

The Program covers 30 courses apart from soft skills and management theses spread over 4 semesters in 2 years. Students are also required to take up a Project during the course of the program.

Program Structure for 2-years MBA Program
Year I
Semester-I Semester-II
  • Marketing Management - I
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Financial Management - 1
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Managerial Economics
  • Information Systems for Managers
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Business Communication
  • Marketing Management - II
  • Financial Management - II
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Macro-Economics & Business Environment
  • Business Research Methods
  • Enterprise-wide Information Systems
  • Legal Environment of Business
Summer Internship Program / Project
Year II
Semester - III Semester - IV
  • Management Control Systems
  • Business Strategy - I
  • Elective - I
  • Elective - II
  • Elective - III
  • Elective - IV
  • Management Thesis - I
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
  • Business Strategy - II
  • Elective - V
  • Elective - VI
  • Elective - VII
  • Elective - VIII
  • Management Thesis - II
  • Health & Happiness

Marketing : Integrated Marketing Communication, Services Marketing, International Marketing, Sales & Distribution Management, Marketing Research, B2B Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Retail Management, Strategic Marketing Management, Customer Relationship Management, Brand Management; Digital Marketing;

Banking :Money & Banking, Credit Management, Central Banking, Commercial Banking, Overview of Banking, Banking Services Operations, Rural Banking & Microfinance, Corporate Banking, Small & Medium Enterprises Banking, International Banking;

Insurance : Life Insurance, General Insurance, Risk & Insurance, Claims Management, Underwriting Management

Finance : Strategic Financial Management, Security Analysis, Project Management, Management of Financial Institutions, Financial Risk Management;.

HRM : Performance Management & Reward Systems, Training & Development, Leadership Skills & Change Management, Strategic HRM, Employment Laws, Managing Knowledge Workers, Corporate Communications, Human Resource Planning; Investments: Security Analysis, Portfolio Management & Mutual Funds, Personal Financial Planning, Wealth Management, Investment Banking & Financial Services;

IT & Systems : e-Business, Software Engineering & Quality Management, System Analysis & Design, Java Application Development, IT Enabled Services, Relational Database Management Systems, Data Warehousing, Data Mining;

Accounting :Advanced Management Accounting, Advanced Financial Accounting;

Healthcare : Hospital Management, Population Health & Management ofEpidemics, Hazard and Disaster Management

Award of Degree

Successful students will receive the MBA degree from the University, subject to University Regulations.