Learning Model at CCS NIAM:

Learning model for PGDM (ABM) has faculty drawn from top business schools (IIM, IMDI, MANAGE, IIFT, GIM etc.) and consultants (Nmore, British Council, HDFC Bank, etc.) across the country complemented by industry captains from agri-business sector. The programme features lectures, management games, industry interaction and seminars by the corporate leaders, to help students to blend theoretical understanding with practical applications.

Program Design:

The curriculum consists of 36 core courses, 4 electives and 3 projects totally comprising 119 credits spread over two years. Constant review ensures that the courses are both contemporary and pertinent. The PGDM (ABM) course is composed of a mix of core courses, electives, seminars and industry interaction. CCS NIAM customizes the educational experience by maintaining a sound student-to-faculty ratio. A small group-learning environment is encouraged and the faculty and students share an excellent rapport with each other.

The organization of courses can be broadly grouped under the following themes:



Managerial Economics (Micro)

Macro Economics Theory and Policy

Advance Computer Skill

Business Mathematics

Written Analysis Communication

Agribusiness Environment

Project Planning and Management



Human Resource Development

Business Communication & Presentation Skills

Human Resource Management

Organizational Behavior

Business Law and Ethics



Principles and Practices of Management

Principles of Marketing Management

Agricultural Input Marketing

Rural Marketing

Marketing Strategies and Techniques

Advertising and Communication

Agricultural Extension Management

Customer Relationship Management

Risk Management in Agribusiness

Strategic Management

Retail Management



Banking and Finance

Basic Financial Accounting

Cost & Control Systems

Management Information Systems & E-Commerce

Financial Management (Corporate Finance)

Banking and Agri Finance



Supply Chain

Quantitative Techniques for Agribusiness

Procurement Management

Sales and Distribution Management

Logistics and Supply Management

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems

Infrastructure & Agri Warehousing Management


Business Analytics

Business Statistics

Operational Research

Marketing Research

Business Analytics


Core Management

Commodity Trading Furure & Option

Agricultural Export Management & Information Trade

Entrepreneurship Development & Skill Management






British Council

Peace of Mind – HDFC Bank

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