Programmes and courses offered by LIBA, Chennai

Introduction:

LIBA (Loyola Institute of Business Administration) is located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It is a private business school. The institute was founded by the Society of Jesus in 1979. It is situated at the Loyola College campus run by the Loyola college society.

When the institute was established it had a three-year, part-time PGDBM program catering to the needs of business executives in and around Chennai. The program was approved by All India Council for Technical Education. Since 1995, the institute has offered a Two-year, full-time PGDM program and recognized as an equivalent to an MBA degree by the Association of Indian Universities.

Courses offered:

The courses offered by the institute are Two-year PGDM program, Three-Year, part-time PGDM program, PhD program, One-Year Executive PG diploma program, certificate programs, Blended learning, and Executive MBA.

The candidates applying for any programme in the institute will have to appear for the CAT or XAT exams before applying. The expected cut-off for both the exams is 80 percentile.

Full-time PGDM programme:

It’s a two-year programme consisting of six terms of approximately three months each. The first year of the programme presents the students with a complete view of management and the broad potential of the corporate world. All the core courses are mandatory to be taken that is offered in the first year.

The courses offered in the second year symbolize the student’s cutting edge of new techniques and innovations in various fields and help them apply theoretical inputs in practice.

In each term, the students have to choose six subjects from one or more of the following areas of specialization: Finance, Marketing, HRM, Operations Management, and Business Analytics.

Part-time PGDM programme:

It is a three-year weekend program, comprises of 9 terms of approximately three months each. The classes will be held from Saturdays from 5.30 pm to 9 pm, and Sundays from 10 am to 1.45 pm. The programme consists of 28 core courses and 6 electives.

The first year course would present the students with a broad view of the management discipline. The courses in the first and second year are core courses and the third year course would bring into the account of the classroom, the study of the latest developments in the chosen area.

Eligibility:

  • The student applying should be a graduate from a recognized university or hold a professional qualification equivalent to the bachelor’s degree and should have secured 50% aggregate marks.
  • The student applying should have full-time work experience in business/industry/government for a minimum of 2 years.
  • The applying candidate should be employed at the time of applying the programme.

Selection of candidates:

The candidates for PGDM courses will be selected on the basis of CAT/XAT scores. Short-listed candidates will be called for group discussion and an interview and for the final selection.

Fee structure:

Details Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Admission fees 25000
Tuition fees 165000 148000 148000 163000 158000 158000
Establishment charges 19000 19000 19000 19000 19000 19000
Library fees 12000 12000 12000 12000 12000 12000
Computer services 12000 12000 12000 12000 12000 12000
Insurance 500 0 0 500 0 0
Alumni fees membership 7000
Foundation courses 30000
Total 263500 191000 191000 206500 201000 208000

 

Executive diploma programme:

It has been designed for the working professionals to expand their knowledge base, acquire new skills, etc for been professionally updated and rewarded.

Programmes of the executive diploma are:

Business analytics:

It is designed for structural learning system in analytical domain and application of its techniques and tools in selective functional areas.

Eligibility:

  • Any engineering graduate/graduate of science/commerce/arts like economics with maths from any recognized university with 60% aggregate marks.
  • Candidates with work experience will be given more preference more importance
  • Aptitude towards data mining, maths, and statistics.

Fees structure:

Details Semester 1 Semester 2
Admission fees 3800
Tuition fees 88300 88300
Learning materials 3300 3300
Establishment charges 11000 11000
Library fees 3300 3300
Computer services 10000 10000
Diploma and convocation 2200
Alumni membership fees 2200
Total 119700 120300

 

Logistics and supply chain management:

It has been designed to know about the supply chain and logistics for the working professionals. This is highly useful for the industry like an automobile, retail, shipping, e-commerce, manufacturing, etc.

Eligibility:

  • Any engineering graduate/graduate of science/commerce/arts like economics with maths from any recognized university with 50% aggregate marks.

Fees structure:

Details Semester 1 Semester 2
Admission fees 3800
Tuition fees 28000 28000
Learning materials 3300 3300
Establishment charges 5500 5500
Library fees 3300 3300
Computer services 3300 3300
Diploma and convocation 2200
Alumni membership fees 2200
Total 47200 47800

 

Financial management:

It is designed to impart knowledge, sharpen managerial skills and personal skills, and also to widen the knowledge of the area of specialization.

Eligibility:

 

  • Graduate from any discipline from a recognized university or should hold a professional qualification equivalent to the bachelor’s degree with 50% aggregate marks.

 

Fees structure:

Details Semester 1 Semester 2
Admission fees 3850
Tuition fees 28000 28000
Learning materials 3300 3300
Establishment charges 5500 5500
Library fees 3300 3300
Computer services 3300 3300
Diploma and convocation 2200
Alumni membership fees 2200
Total 47250 47800

 

Insurance management:

It is designed for providing a thorough knowledge of insurance fundamentals. South India business school and LIBA, and pioneer in insurance education and awareness in India will jointly offer one year course in insurance management.

Eligibility:

  • UG students during the third year can pursue an insurance career.
  • Executives in the insurance industry.
  • Should hold at least three year bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline from any recognized university.

Fees structure:

Details Semester 1 Semester 2
Admission fees 3800
Tuition fees 40300 40300
Learning materials 3300 3300
Establishment charges 5500 5500
Library fees 3300 3300
Computer services 3300 3300
Diploma and convocation 2200
Alumni membership fees 2200
Total 59500 60100

 

Human resource management, international business management, investment management, and marketing management:

Human resource management:

It emphasizes the importance of applying both a system and perspective in human resources in understanding HR functions and implementing the strategies.

International business management:

It is designed to equip the students with the knowledge and skills essential for understanding the key dimensions of international business such as international trade and finance, HRM, etc.

Investment management:

It is designed into taking into account the bank deposits, equities, gold, etc and to make the learners well versed in the area of equity investments both from the career prospects and to safeguard the hard-earned savings into best investments.

Marketing management:

It is a prime mover of any corporate business organization. It aims to meet the functional requirements of working executives in marketing spheres as well as for those who are looking for a marketing career.

Eligibility:

  • Graduate from any discipline from a recognized university or professional qualification equivalent to a bachelor’s degree and 50% aggregate marks.

Fees structure:

Details Semester 1 Semester 2
Admission fees 3850
Tuition fees 28000 28000
Learning materials 3300 3300
Establishment charges 5500 5500
Library fees 3300 3300
Computer services 3300 3300
Diploma and convocation 2200
Alumni membership fees 2200
Total 47250 47800

 

Doctoral programmes:

The University of Madras granted recognition to the doctoral courses in the Institute in 2005 as a centre for conducting research leading to the PhD degree in business administration.  LIBA is the first business school that is recognized by the University of Madras. The programmes in PhD are offered in disciplines like economics, finance, marketing, HR, decision sciences, operations management, and supply chain management.

Certificate programmes:

The certificate programmes offered by the institute are:

  • Certificate in business and HR analytics
  • Certificate in digital marketing
  • Certificate in finance management
  • Certificate in IT security, controls, and audit of business information systems
  • Certificate in management of human resources
  • Certificate in project management
  • Certificate in six sigma green belt
  • Certificate in supply chain management
  • Certificate in six sigma black belt
  • Certificate in lean management
  • Certificate in strategic finance
  • Certificate in mindful negotiation
  • Certificate in strategic negotiation.

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