Crescent School of Business

Marketing, HR, Finance, Operations, Systems, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Logistics & Supply Chain and Business Analytics

Eligibility for Admission

Crescent School of Business, a part of the BSA Crescent Institute of Science & Technology, has been established to create leaders of tomorrow. The cohort will experience a uniquely crafted curriculum and pedagogy which are administered to them through faculty who have been carefully selected for their achievements in both academics and industry. CSB believes in education for life.

This 2 years programme is designed to be a rigorous time which pushes students beyond their comfort zone to bridge both skill and competency gaps that are essential in today’s managers to face rapid digital innovation challenges.

Eligibility

  • All applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized institution
  • Graduate with minimum 50% marks
  • Final year students can also apply
  • Candidates who are in final year of Bachelor’s degree, are also eligible to apply. However such candidate’s will have to submit the original certificate of having graduated and mark sheet of the final year degree examination while joining the course
  • Valid score in any of the following common entrance examinations: CAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA, MAT, GMAT, TANCET & Crescent School of Business Admission Test (CSBAT)
  • Working Experience: Not compulsory but desirable
  • Should have good communication skills
  • Should be able to converse, read and write in English given that the medium of instruction of the CSB’ PGDM Program is English.

The decision of the admissions committee shall be final in deciding the selection of a candidate.

Admission procedure

  • Submit the Application Form either by visiting the campus or online
  • Review on scores in Common Admission Test and previous academic performance
  • Interview with the CSB Panel
  • Admission will be availed for the deserving candidate

Registration opens on: Dec 2018
Closes on: Feb 2019
Classes begin on: July 2019

Specializations offered

Marketing, HR, Finance, Operations, Systems, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Logistics & Supply Chain and Business Analytics

Sl. No. Name of the Programme Tuition Fee per Year
1 Post Graduate Diploma in Management Rs 3,25,000
*Admission Fee – One-time payment at the time of admission
1 Admission Fee Rs 30,000

*Candidate admitted to the 24 Months PGDM Programme, Class of 2019-20 will have to deposit a non-refundable admission fee of INR 30,000

Scholarship

Scholarships are available for Meritorious students

Hostel Fee
*Hostel Fee per Year – AC
1 Establishment Charges Rs 1,00,000/-
2 Boarding Charges (Advance) Rs 50,000/-
Total Rs 1,50,000/-

*Caution Deposit (Refundable) ( one time payment): Rs.5000/-

*Hostel Fee per Year – Non-AC
1 Establishment Charges Rs 40,000/-
2 Boarding Charges (Advance) Rs 50,000/-
Total Rs 90,000/-

*Caution Deposit (Refundable) ( one time payment): Rs.5000/-

Refund Rules

S.No. Percentage of Refund of Fee Point of time when notice of withdrawal of admission is received in the HEI
1 100%* 15 days or more before the formally-notified last date of admission
2 90% Less than 15 days before the formally-notified last date of admission
3 80% 15 days or less after the formally-notified last date of admission
4 50% 30 days or less, but more than 15 days, after formally-notified last date of admission
5 00% More than 30 days after formally-notified the last date of admission

*The processing fee of 5% of fee paid will be deducted

Curriculum

CSB’s 24 months Fully residential PGDM is designed to be a rigorous programme which pushes students beyond their comfort zone to bridge both skill and competency gaps that are essential in today’s managers to face rapid digital innovation challenges.

  • Exclusive course materials containing core foundational concepts and business frameworks taught at the Harvard Business School
  • Curriculum feedback and design from Industry practitioners, through our Advisory board of Members.
  • Skill-based Leadership training
  • Technology Business Incubation centre
  • Courses with focus on Artificial intelligence, machine learning & business analytics

All the courses will have final deliverables the nature of which will differ with each course. Each course is meant to push students to think, introspect and apply their learning at the workplace. At CSB, we don’t believe just in education for employment, we believe in education for life.

The core courses taught at CSB include the essentials of finance, strategy, marketing, operations, Human Resource Development and IT management. These courses are taught by outstanding faculty visiting from Premier Indian B school Ivy League Institutions.

The following core courses are being offered in the academic year 2019-20:

Synopsis – Programme Structure and Curriculum

Particulars PGDM
Duration of the Course Two Years
No.of Terms 6
Total credits 122
Core Courses 20
Elective Courses 14 (Tri Electives –    3 +2+2)
Practical Courses 4
Seminar / Viva / Internship / Project 3
Eligibility criteria and selection process As per the AICTE norm
On line courses The students have the option to take 2 electives courses per term through online / swayam / MOOC portal with prior approval. Credit Transfer for these courses will happen after submitting  grade certificate for these online courses

Programme Structure and Curriculum: PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management)

Trimester :I

Sl.No Course Code Course Title L T P C
Theory
1 Management Principles, Corporate Governance  & ethics 3 0 0 3
2 Statistical Methods for Business 4 0 0 4
3 Business Communication 2 0 0 2
4 Financial Accounting  & reporting 4 0 0 4
5 Managerial Economics 4 0 0 4
Practical
6 Computer Application for Business 0 0 2 2
7 Seminar on Current Affairs in Business 0 1 0 1
Total 20

Trimester :II

Sl.No Course Code Course Title L T P C
Theory
1   OB 3 0 0 3
2   Financial Management – 1 4 0 0 4
3   Marketing Management 3 0 0 3
4   Quantitative Techniques 4 0 0 4
5   IT for Business 3 0 0 3
6   Operations Management   3 0 0 3
Practical
7   Creativity & Critical Thinking 0 1 0 1
8   WAC 0 1 0 1
Total       22

Trimester :III

Sl.No Course Code Course Title L T P C
Theory
1   Financial Management – 2 4 0 0 4
2   Entrepreneurship Development 2 1 0 3
3   Business research Methodology 2 2 0 4
4   Human Resource Management 3 0 0 3
5   Legal & Business Environment 3 0 0 3
6   Strategic & Conflict Management 3 0 0 3
7   Leadership & Negotiations 1 0 0 1
Practical
8   Comprehensive Viva 0 1 0 1
Total       22

Trimester :IV

Sl.No Course Code Course Title L T P C
Theory
1   Project Management 4 0 0 4
2 ** Elective – I 3 0 0 3
3   Elective – II 3 0 0 3
4   Elective – III 3 0 0 3
5   Elective – IV 3 0 0 3
6   Elective – V 3 0 0 3
7   Elective – VI 3 0 0 3
8   Elective – VII 3 0 0 3
9   Summer Internship * 0 0 2 2
Total       27

* The credit points for summer internship which is to be carried out after third trimester is accounted along with the fourth trimester.

Trimester :V

Sl.No Course Code Course Title L T P C
Theory
1   Business Analytics 4 0 0 4
2 ** Elective – VIII 3 0 0 3
3   Elective – IX 3 0 0 3
4   Elective – X 3 0 0 3
5   Elective – XI 3 0 0 3
6   Elective – XII 3 0 0 3
7   Elective – XIII 3 0 0 3
8   Elective – XIV 3 0 0 3
Total       25

Trimester :VI

Sl.No Course Code Course Title L T P C
Practical
1   Project 0 0 6 6
Total       6

Project – During Trimester VI Student has to do Individual Project work in their preferable industry and submit report for valuation.

List of Elective Courses

Major Elective: MARKETING

Brand Management
Marketing strategy
CRM
Integrated Marketing communication
Quantitative Models in Marketing
Retail Management
Digital Marketing
Sales and Distribution Management
Rural Marketing
Marketing of Non-Profit Organization
Services Marketing
Consumer and Industrial Buying Behaviour
New Product Development
B2B Marketing
Brand Management
Social Media Marketing
Consumer Behaviour
Sports Marketing
Strategic Marketing

Major Elective: FINANCE

Advanced Financial Management
Sales and Marketing of Financial Services
Financial Modeling
Project Finance
Strategic Cost Management
Valuation
Derivatives
Financial Markets and Derivatives
Banking and Insurance
Equity Research
Financial Modeling
Corporate Finance
Financial Institutions and Markets
Commodities and Derivatives
Commodities Markets

Financial Risk Analytics
Corporate Valuation
International Finance
Investment and Finance in Emerging Markets
Investment Banking
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Equity and Venture Capital
Project and Infrastructure Finance
Quantitative Models in Finance
Retail Banking
Risk & Insurance
Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
Stressed Asset Management

Major Elective: HUMAN RESOURCES

Change Management
Labour Laws
Counseling and Mentoring
Industrial relation and Labour Welfare
Organization Development
Compensation and Benefits
Learning and Development
Organization Structure & Design
Competency and Performance Management
Management Consulting
Performance Management
International Human Resource Management
New Venture Planning
Design Thinking and Innovation
Human Resource planning and HR Audit
Psychometric Testing
Leadership, Influence and Power
Rewards and Recognition
Strategic HRM
Talent Acquisition
Training and Development

Major Elective: OPERATIONS

Operations Analytics
Business Process Re-engineering
Productivity Management
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Lean Manufacturing Systems
Managing Service Operations
Strategic Operations Planning
Total Quality Management
Materials Management
Supply Chain Innovation
Service Operations Management
Project Management
Supply Chain Modeling and Analysis
Operations outsourcing and Off shoring
Operations Planning and Control

Major Elective: SYSTEMS

Database Management Systems and Data warehousing
Big Data and Business Analytics
Strategic Information Technology Management
Enterprise Management System
Knowledge Management
Software Engineering
Artificial and Neural Networks

Business Intelligence
Cloud Computing and Virtualization
Decision Support Systems
Enterprise Business Applications and Emerging Issues
Enterprise Resource Planning
IT and e-Business
Software Project Management

Minor Elective: BUSINESS ANALYTICS

Business Analytics
Financial Risk Analytics
Marketing Metrics
Supply Chain Analytics

Minor Elective:ENTERPRENEURSHIP

Entrepreneurship, Family Enterprises & Successful Ventures
Financial Institutions and Funding for Entrepreneurs
Marketing for Entrepreneurs
New Venture and Project Preparation