Batch No. 05
Starts Nov, 2020

Executive Post Graduate Diploma in International Business Strategy (EPGDIBS)


Indian Institute of Foreign Trade 

EPGDIBS has been designed to equip professionals with skills and knowledge associated with international business strategy. It also introduces contemporary business strategy models and international trade practices to the participants. In a nutshell, PGDIBS prepares today’s managers with the necessary competencies to formulate strategies in global business scenario.


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Course Content


The programme will have THREE main semesters as indicated below:

Trimester 1

1. Global Strategic Management

2. Global Leadership Strategies

3. Cost Management Strategies

4. Economics of Pricing Strategies

5. Global Business Environment

6. IT Applications in Management

7. Business Statistics

Trimester 2

1. Corporate Financial Strategies

2. International Business Laws

3. Global Sourcing

4. International Marketing Strategies

5. Macro-Economic Policies

6. Services Marketing

7. Cross Cultural Management (Seminar paper)

8. Business Ethics (Seminar Paper)

Trimester 3

1. International Business Negotiation

2. Strategic Brand Management

3. Innovation and Technology Management

4. Change Management Strategies

5. Strategy Evaluation & Implementation

6. Strategic Alliance

7. Corporate Forex Management Strategies


Each course will be taught with the help of case studies, live corporate examples and general discussions. In order to provide greater industry insights, business leaders from the different industries may be invited to share their experiences. There would be a pre-work and post work component in each course


IIFT shall carry out the end term examination and other internal evaluation required for certification. The institute will directly award a diploma to participants who complete the programme successfully.

Certification & Duration

Programme Schedule and Duration

Our classes will be held on Sundays to accommodate your busy schedule.

Duration: 18 months

Sunday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm


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Admission Process


You should have a minimum 5 years of work experience post completion of your graduation.

You should be a Graduate in any discipline.

Degree should be recognized by UGC/AICTE.

You should be currently working.



step 1: Fill the application form and submit documents with assistance from Hughes team.


step 2: Document validation by Hughes Team.


step 3: Selection by IIFT after screening of candidate profile.


step 4: Join the programme.

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Programme Fee

For All Students     Amount (INR)
Application Fee       INR 2,500/- + GST*
Registration Fee       INR 9,000/- + GST*
Programme Fee  INR 3,36,000/- + GST*
Books/Study Materials   INR 15,000/ - + GST*
Campus Visit     INR 20,500/- + GST*
Total Fee (excluding application & registration fees) INR 3,71,500/- + GST*
Installment 1 INR 84,000/-*
Programme Fee INR 84,000/-*
Installment 2 INR 84,000/-*
Programme Fee INR 84,000/-*
Installment 3 INR 84,000/-*
Programme Fee INR 84,000/-*
Installment 4 INR 84,000/-*
Programme Fee INR 84,000/-*


*Fees mentioned above are exclusive of GST.

GST (currently @ 18%) will be charged extra on these components. Any extra payment due to any change in applicable taxes during the tenure of the program will have to be borne by the students

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