BBA (Foreign Trade)

About Programme:  

 

With the advent of Globalization, there is complete transformation in business practices. The initiative taken by Indian government is attracting more and more MNCs to set up businesses in India. Similarly many Indian companies are already into offshore businesses. India’s contribution in world trade is only about 2 percent, which presents a huge opportunity in this area. This requires professional competence and knowledge about the current happenings in the global trade. Understanding foreign trade operations is therefore increasingly important for today’s business graduates. BBA (Foreign Trade) Programme offers an understanding about the fundamentals of foreign trade. The course prepares students with the concepts and processes involved in operation of foreign trade and its governing forces with present times. It teaches students the skills needed to manage and create global companies. The course imparts knowledge about Global Business Environment, Foreign Trade Policy of India, Export Procedure and Documentation, Import Management, International Finance, Global Marketing etc. In addition, it will also provide a comprehensive knowledge of international trade bodies/multilateral agencies and their role/scope in foreign trade.

 

IIMR offerings

 

Students are exposed to practical learning through industry visits, port visits, institute industry interface in terms of workshops and seminars by banks, export/import firms, related government departments, summer internships, certificate programmes etc. Classroom sessions are designed in a way that would help students in understanding the concepts of the discipline and their application. We provide a good mix of theoretical knowledge as well as application of the concepts.  A Major Research project on any area of Foreign Trade has to be undertaken by a student on a topic approved by the Institute under the guidance of a faculty member.

 

Job Opportunities:

 

There is now a growing demand of personnel skilled in foreign trade. Completing a degree in this domain can open the doors for a series of career opportunities. After completing this course, Graduates may find positions in domestic or global companies in a variety of industries. They are eligible for jobs in Export firms, Logistics Companies, Dry Ports, Custom Clearing Houses, Quality Control Division, International Marketing, International Finance and Banking, Merchandisers, International Trade Regulatory Bodies, Export Promotion Councils, Buying Houses, State Trading Corporations, Shipping Companies, Marine Insurance etc. and one can even start his/her own export business. Job profiles will be Foreign Trade Analyst, Financial Analyst, Product Manager, International Marketer, Management Analyst/Consultant, Trade Specialist, Business Development Manager, Export Managers, and Brokers etc.

 

Duration: 3 Years Degree Programme Consisting Six Semesters.

 

Eligibility:   10+2 in any stream from a Recognized Board

 

Intake/Seats: 60

 

Admission Procedure: Admission is done by applying through online form prescribed by Department of Higher Education, followed by Personal Interview.