Indian Institute of Technology Madras

MBA Specialization And Electives

DoMS offers the following specializations in the MBA program. Note that the degree certificate issued by the department does not mention the specialization. However the choice of courses given below are electives in the second year of MBA which enable students to decide their own specializations.


  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

  • Strategic Financial Decision Making

  • Real options Valuation for Strategic Investments and Decisions

  • Corporate Hedging strategies

  • Commodity Market

  • Treasury Management

  • Financial Services

  • Investment and Commercial Banking

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Strategic Cost Management

  • Financial Institutions and Markets

  • International Finance

  • Computational Finance

  • Derivatives and Risk Management

  • Infrastructure Finance

  • Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship Financing

  • Advanced Corporate Finance

  • Fixed Income Securities: Structure and Trading

  • Working Capital Management

  • Market Microstructure

  • Financial Risk Management


  • Talent acquisition and Management
  • Training and Development

  • Industrial Relations

  • Labour Law

  • International Human Resource Management

  • Compensation Management

  • Strategic HRM and General Cultural Issues

  • Managing Work Teams

  • Leadership Development

  • Organization Development

  • HR in Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Cross-Cultural Management

  • Management of Change and Transformation

  • Performance Management

  • Developing Positive Capacities at Work
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Managerial Ethics


  • Decision Support Systems

  • Software Engineering & Project Management

  • Business Analysis for IT Solutions

  • IT Consulting

  • Object –Oriented Analysis and Design

  • Introduction to Database systems

  • Introduction to Computer Networking

  • IT Systems Management

  • Software Development Outsourcing

  • Information Systems Auditing and Control

  • Data Warehousing and Data Mining

  • Software Estimation Methods and Models

  • Enterprise Resource Planning

  • IT Services and Outsourcing



  • Intellectual Properties for Entrepreneurs and Managers
  • Total Quality Management

  • Introduction to Knowledge Management

  • Business Strategy: Analysis and Formulation

  • Creativity and Innovation

  • Technology Management

  • Predictive and Prescriptive Data Analytics

  • Quality Assurance Management

  • Project Management

  • Competitive Intelligence and Strategies

  • Fundamentals of Experimentation for Management

  • Six-sigma and Learn Work

  • Global Business Management

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship


  • Consumer Behaviour 
  • Advertising and Publicity

  • International Marketing

  • Planning and Managing Retail Business

  • Brand Management

  • Marketing on the Internet

  • Strategic Marketing

  • e-Business Strategies

  • Sales and Distribution Management

  • Customer Relationship Marketing

  • Industrial and Services Marketing (B2B Marketing)



  • Logistics and Distribution Management 
  • Simulation Modeling and Analysis

  • Manufacturing Systems Management

  • Operations Research Applications

  • Service Operations Management

  • Heuristics for Decision Making

  • Strategic Sourcing

  • Advanced Data Analytics for Management

  • Game Theory – I

  • Game Theory – II

  • Stochastic Modeling and Applications – I

  • Stochastic Modeling and Applications – II