The Master of Management Studies Program          

The Master of Management Studies Program is offered on distance mode by the IFHE, Hyderabad.

The Program aims to impart knowledge and understanding of the different aspects of management. The program equips the students with the skills, knowledge and strategic perspectives essential to the leadership of business around the world.

Graduates (any discipline).

Two years.

Medium of instruction

Validity of enrollment
The students are required to complete the program within a period of four years from the date of enrollment. Students who are unable to complete the program within the validity period of four years, but still keen on continuing the program, are required to register de novo by paying the requisite fee.

The program is based on self-study and examinations.

The University provides prescribed books specially designed for the programs and meant for self study. Counselling classes will also be organised.

Optional Subjects
The program offers flexibility to students to choose subjects of their choice. A student can opt any 6 subjects of choice from the pool of 4 functional streams. The four streams offered are: Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management and Operation & Systems.

Program Structure
The program includes 22 subjects mentioned as under
Module I
Module II
  • Management and Organization Behavior

  • Quantitative Methods

  • Foundations of Accounting and Finance

  • Economics for Business

  • IT for Managers

  • Business Environment

  • Operations Management

  • Human Resource Management

  • Marketing Management

  • Business Communication

Module III
Module IV
  • Strategic Management

  • Business Process Management

  • Optional Subject 1

  • Optional Subject 2

  • Optional Subject 3

  • Optional Subject 4

  • Management Control Systems

  • Business Ethics and Corporate

  • Governance

  • Entrepreneurship Development

  • Optional Subject 5

  • Optional Subject 6

  • Live Project *

* Live Project: The candidates have to work on a live project in a contemporary area. They will be required to visit a company and prepare a report by articulating a problem, collecting data, analyzing and submitting the same duly signed by the concerned company official. The length of the project report should be about 30 pages.

Finance: International Finance, Investment Management, Strategic Financial Management, Wealth Management, Investment Banking, Financial Services, Financial Risk Management.

Marketing: Consumer Behavior, Services Marketing, Customer Relationship Management, Strategic Marketing Management, Integrated Marketing Communications, Sales and Distribution Management, International Marketing.

HRM: Performance Management and Reward Systems, Training and Development, Strategic Human Resource Management, Organization Development, Global Human Resource Management, Leadership and Change Management, Competency Mapping and Assessment.

Operations and Systems: Services Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Operations Strategy, Project Management, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Resource Planning, E-Business.

Subject-wise Waivers
Students with prior qualifications are eligible to get waivers from certain subjects of the Master of Management Studies Program as indicated below:

Eligibility for Waiver
 Economics for Business  MA (Economics)
 Foundations of Accounting & Finance  CA, CWA
 IT for Managers  MCA, B.Tech

What the qualifications refer to:

  1. CA means a person, who has passed the final examinations conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

  2. CWA means a person, who has passed the final examinations conducted by the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.

  3. MA (Economics) from any University.

  4. MCA from any University.

  5. B.Tech from any University.

The following Diplomas/Degree are issued by the IFHE, Hyderabad to the successful students:

On successful completion of
 Certificate in Management Basics  Module I
 Diploma in Management Studies  Modules I & II
 PG Diploma in Management Studies  Modules I, II & III
 Master of Management Studies Degree  All 4 Modules