Thapar School of Management

MBA-COURSE SCHEME

The entire two year MBA Program curriculum is divided into the following four broad areas: :

  1. Core Courses.

  2. Complementary Certificate/Convertible Credit or Non-credit Courses.

  3. Management and Organizational Consulting (6-8 Weeks Summer Internship)

  4. Specializations

First Year

S. No.Course No.Course TitleCr

1.

SM5301

Business Economics

3.0

2.

OB5301

Organizing, Managing and Leading

3.0

3.

MK5301

Marketing Management

3.0

4.

OP5306

Excel Modeling for Decision-making

2.0

5.

OP5205

Business Statistics

3.0

6.

AC5302

Financial Accounting & Reporting

3.0

7.

HR5201

Managing Human Resource

3.0

8.

OP5305

Operations Management

3.0

9.

ET5201

Social and Commercial Entrepreneurship

3.0

10.

AC5202

Managerial Accounting

2.0

11.

IS5301

Managing Information for Business

3.0

12.

OP5206

Business Analytics & Research

2.0

13.

FN5301

Financial Management

3.0

14.

SM6301

Strategic Management

3.0

Second Year

S. No.Course No.Course TitleCr

1.

SM6306

Sustainability in Practice - I

 

2.

SM6307

Sustainability in Practice - II

 

3.

SM6308

Sustainability in Practice (Strategies)

3.0

4.

SM6203

Business Simulation

 

5.

 

Writing to Communicate

1.0

6.

 

Specialization Courses

 

B. Complementary Certificate/Convertible Credit or Non-credit Courses

(Max 3 courses per year as decided by the School)

  1. Exploring your Theory of Life

  2. Contemporary Issues in Management and Humanity

  3. Business and Corporate Laws

  4. Communication and Consultative Problem Solving-I

  5. Materials Science for Managers

  6. User-Centered Design

  7. Communication and Consultative Problem Solving-II

  8. Towards Scholarly Practice

  9. Management Profession

C. Management and Organizational Consulting (Summer Internship) of 6-8 Weeks during summer vacations from May to July(6.0 credits; Semester III)

D. Specializations (Minimum 20.0 credits) (Semester III: Minimum 12 credits & Semester IV: Minimum 08 credits)

Specialization: Finance

S. No.

Course

Name of Course

Credits

1

FN6209

Securities Analysis & Portfolio Management

2.0

2

FN6212

Corporate Valuation and Restructuring

2.0

3

FN6213

Banking and Financial Services

2.0

4

FN6206

Insurance and Risk Management

2.0

5

FN6205

Wealth Management and Personal Financial Planning

2.0

6

FN6208

Strategic Cost Management and Control

2.0

7

FN6211

Entrepreneurial Finance

2.0

8

FN6203

Behavioral Finance

2.0

9

FN6215

Investment Banking

2.0

10

FN6204

Project and Infrastructure Finance

2.0

11

FN6214

Advanced Financial Statement Analysis

2.0

12

FN6207

Financial Derivatives and Risk Management

2.0

13

FN6216

Fixed Income Securities

2.0

14

FN7201

Financial Econometrics

2.0

Specialization: Information Systems

S. No.

Course Code

Name of Course

Credits

1

IS6202

ERP Management

2.0

2

IS6203

Information Systems Analysis & Design

2.0

3

IS6206

E-Business Systems

2.0

4

IS6207

Business Intelligence for Managers

2.0

5

IS6204

Business Applications of Cloud Computing

2.0

6

IS6205

Information Systems Networking & Security

2.0

7

IS6209

Knowledge Management

2.0

8

IS6201

Health Informatics

2.0

9

IS6210

Big Data for Managers

2.0

10

OP6209

Business Process Simulation

2.0

Specialization: Operations

S. No.

Course Code

Name of Course

Credits

1

OP6204

Project Management

2.0

2

OP6203

Supply Chain Management

2.0

3

IS6202

ERP Management

2.0

4

IM6206

Technology and Innovation Strategy

2.0

5

OP6208

Operations in Service Sector

2.0

6

OP6206

Total Quality Management

2.0

7

OP6205

Operations Strategies

2.0

8

OP6207

Warehousing & Maintenance Management

2.0

9

OP7201

Advanced Operation Research

2.0

10

OP6209

Business Process Simulation

2.0

Specialization: Human Resource Management

S. No.

Course

Name of Course

Credits

1

HR6210

Organizational Change and Development

2.0

2

HR6211

Employment laws

2.0

3

HR6203

Performance and Compensation Management

2.0

4

HR6212

Human resource metrics and analytics

2.0

5

HR6213

Management across Cultures

2.0

6

HR6215

Negotiation Strategies

2.0

7

HR6202

Strategic Human Resource Management

2.0

8

HR6214

Human Resource Development

2.0

9

HR6208

International Human Resource Management

2.0

Specialization: Marketing

S. No.

Course Code

Name of Course

Credits

1

MK6202

Customer Relationship Management

2.0

2

MK6209

Digital Marketing

2.0

3

MK6203

Sales and Distribution Management

2.0

4

MK6204

Consumer Behaviour

2.0

5

MK6206

International Marketing

2.0

6

MK6205

B2B Marketing

2.0

7

MK6207

Marketing Research

2.0

8

MK6208

Services Marketing and Retail Management

2.0

9

MK6210

Advertising and Brand Management

2.0

Specialization: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

S. No.

Course Code

Name of Course

Credits

1

ET6206

Creativity and Innovation

2.0

2

ET6201

New Venture Creation

2.0

3

ET6202

Managing Family Businesses

2.0

4

ET6207

Managing Startups

2.0

5

ET6203

Managing Social Enterprises

2.0

6

ET6205

Scaling Ventures

2.0

7

ET6302

Creating venturein Practice

3.0

Specialization: Energy and Sustainability

S. No.

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

1.

ES6201

Sustainable Development

2.0

2.

ES6205

Energy Efficiency and Management

2.0

3.

ES6203

Sustainable Energy Future

2.0

4.

ES6204

Environment Management and Climate Change

2.0

5.

IM6202

Sustainable Business Strategies

2.0

6.

ES6206

Environment and Sustainability Audit

2.0

7.

ES6207

Clean Development Mechanism and Green

2.0

Specialization: Education Management and Leadership

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S.No.

Course Code

Name of Course

Credits

1

HE6201

Science of Learning

2.0

2

HE6202

Higher Education Systems and Accreditation

2.0

3

HE6203

Competitive Strategies for Higher Education

2.0

4

HE6204

Administration and Leadership in Higher

2.0

5

HE6205

Curriculum Design and Evaluation Technologies

2.0

6

HE6206

Learning and Instructional Technology

2.0

7

HE6207

Research and Innovation Project in Higher

2.0

Specialization: International Management and Strategy

S.No.

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

1.

IM6205

Managing International Firms

2.0

2.

IM6204

Competing in Emerging Markets

2.0

3.

IM6203

Globalization and Growth

2.0

4.

IM6202

Sustainable Business Strategies

2.0

5.

IM6206

Technology and Innovation Strategy

2.0

6.

IM6207

Strategy Theory and Consulting

2.0

LMTSM is a member of prestigious accreditation body-AACSB. It is ranked as one of the leading and upcoming business schools in North India. LMTSM has been ranked 1st in Global Sensitivity and 13th amongst Top business schools (Non-IIMS) by the Higher Education Review 2015, 21st amongst Top business schools by Business India B-School survey 2016, 23rd in All India Entrepreneur magazine in April 2017,placed in Top 15 Higher Education Institutes in India by U-Multirank. LMTSM is ranked in Top 3% of B-Schools in India as per NIRF rankings 2017 by MHRD, Govt. of India and amongst top 50 Business schools in India by India Today (Aspire) in December.

We are very proud when we state that new India starts here!

At LM Thapar School of Management (LM TSM) we dream, we design, we architect and we build, we are on a journey developing ideas, training minds, challenging thoughts and stretching possibilities. Our ultimate goal is developing corporate and community leaders for defining and building the new India and ultimately the new world of our dreams. We dream the new India to be a model state grounded in the ethos of sustainability and inclusiveness. The right place for a great nation and a model for every institution in the world.

As we all know that both businesses and business schools are going through a phase of soul searching. After 2008 financial crisis businesses world over are dealing with a trust deficit and business schools are facing a relevance gap. At LM TSM we are ready to take up both these challenges, in fact we courageously stand not only to change the way world conducts business but also the way business schools engage the world! We are convinced that creating a new world business order must start at home and an old nation like India is the right place to start this revolution.

We are a different kind of business school. We understand the power of uniqueness and independent thinking. We constantly strive to develop curriculum to meet specific needs of individual students. Ours is a school of independent and critical thinkers. Here at LM TSM we will never take “no” for an answer. We are constantly pushing boundaries and stretching limits, thoughts or actions. We invite you to join us at LMTSM to be the architects and builders of this new India and a new Indian business model embedded in our cultural realities and contemporary aspirations.

At LM TSM, first and foremost, we take our students through a journey of self-discovery. Every student will start with an independent study, Exploring Your Theory of Life, with a faculty mentor of their choice. This exploration is just the beginning of a long journey of self-discovery to finding the right attitude for becoming effective professionals for the world of corporations and communities.

Above all we power our passion for excellence with the help of a group of dedicated teachers drawn from all over India and we are frequented by an impressive list of scholars and teachers from countries such as the Netherlands, Finland, Japan, USA and South Korea. Through the dedication, creativity and hard work of our students, faculty and all our supporting staff we have created an extraordinary learning environment for all those courageous young minds who are willing to live up to their dreams. This is augmented by a world class academic and residential campus near Chandigarh.

We invite you to visit us and experience our passion for excellence and our commitment to architecting a new business world order!



Padmakumar Nair, Dr. Engg., Ph.D., MBA, M.Tech.
Director, LM Thapar School of Management
Thapar University, Dera Bassi Campus

Mission

We educate globally sensitive graduates with a Scholarly and Social Entrepreneurial Mindset through :

  • Enabling faculty and scholars generate scholarly knowledge for lifelong learning and global prosperity.

  • Eensitizing graduates towards contemporary issues related to international management practices.

  • Developing graduates to find innovative solutions for social and organizational issues in ethical and sustainable ways

  • Enabling graduates comprehend the power and limitations of management as a science using scholarly findings and consulting.

Vision

We want to be a source of impactful ideas for influencing management education and business practices through research, teaching, consulting and corporate & community engagement.

Values

We create a culture of mutual learning and knowledge sharing which is guided by the following values:

  1. Ethical decision making

  2. Inclusiveness

  3. Sustainability orientation

  4. Entrepreneurial mindset

  5. Confidence with humility

Program Goals

  • To develop a deeper understanding of the dynamics of contemporary businesses and related challenges across the world.

  • To enable our graduates analyze, reframe and solve the real world business problems in sustainable and entrepreneurial ways

  • To instill scholarly and prosocial mindset for lifelong learning and global well-being

LM Thapar School of Management (LMTSM) was established on July 23, 2007 in the erstwhile princely state of Patiala (Punjab, India),under the flagship of Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (Deemed-to be-University), a 61 year old academic institution. Incepted in the fond memory of Late Shri. Lalit Mohan Thapar(October 27, 1930 - January 17, 2007), founder of the Thapar Group of companies, LMTSM is a business education pioneer in Northern India, transform graduates into professionals with a unique platform of global exposure with experiential learning . The school of management is led by Dr. Padmakumar Nair, Director-LMTSM, who is enriched with an experience of more than 32 years and formerly worked as Clinical Professor and Academic Director at The Leadership Center, SOM, University of Texas,Dallas. LMTSM was shifted in 2013 to its present state of the art campus in Dera Bassi, Punjab,India.

The institute is organized into 9 academic units with 6 centers of excellence. In addition to the core courses and doctoral programs, there are various open electives which are offered to students cater to the dynamic business trends.

The tech-savvy campus is set on a sprawling area of 33 acres. With students from all across India, LMTSM has a residential facility for over 500 students. The graduates run over 30 clubs reinforcing their academic, sports and cultural pursuits.

T.I.E.T

The Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (Deemed-to be University) is today recognized among the leading privately managed engineering institutions of the country and the best of its kind in the north-western region of India. NAAC, an Autonomous Institution of UGC, has re-accredited our Institute.

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Alumni Network

As a member of Thapar's alumni association students have access to a global network. The alumni network currently counts to 18500+ who are spread over 95 countries. The network helps our alumnus to continuously share further educational opportunities and multiple ways to connect professionally across various industries/sectors.

Our Alumni

Global Initiatives

LMTSM is now a part of Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative. The PRME initiative is the first organised relationship between the United Nations and management-related academic institutions.

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Visiting Faculty

Our Visiting Faculty consists of academicians with PhDs from renowned universities and is armed with extensive Industry experience and detailed knowledge of business concepts and practices. Also, they are dedicated to generating new ideas to enhance management learning in the classrooms.

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LM Thapar School of Management

Dera Bassi Campus,
Off Derabassi - Barwala road
District Mohali- 140507
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