BBA (Hons.) (Global Business Management /Honours/Honours with Research)

Programme Introduction

The BBA (Hons.) Global Business Management programme offers students a comprehensive understanding of the complexities and opportunities presented by the globalized business landscape. Through an interdisciplinary curriculum, students explore key concepts in international business, including cross-cultural management, global marketing, and international trade. With a focus on developing critical thinking skills and a global mindset, students are equipped to navigate the challenges of conducting business across borders and cultures. Practical experiences such as internships and case studies provide students with hands-on exposure to real-world global business scenarios, preparing them for successful careers in multinational corporations, international organizations, and global enterprises. Graduates emerge as adaptable and culturally aware professionals ready to thrive in the dynamic and interconnected world of global business.

BBA (Global Business Management Honours): Students who wish to pursue an Honours degree can enter the fourth year of studies and learn advanced business administration courses. The student who completes eight semesters of studies with a minimum credit requirement will be awarded a BBA (Global Business Management Honours) Degree.

BBA (Global Business Management Honours with Research): Students who secure 75% of marks and wish to pursue an Honours degree with Research can enter the fourth year of studies and undertake a research project along with learning advanced global business management courses. Students need to do a research project under the guidance of an assigned faculty member and submit the dissertation work to get awarded with BBA (Global Business Management Honours with Research) Degree.

Why BBA (Hons.) (Global Business Management /Honours/Honours with Research) at CVV?

(Key Highlights)

1. Global perspective: Our programme is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of international business practices, preparing them to thrive in a globalized economy. The programme instils critical thinking ability deeply ingrained in the Indian Knowledge System with a global outlook.
2. Multidisciplinary curriculum: Embrace a holistic learning experience that integrates various disciplines such as business administration, economics, marketing, and international relations, enabling students to develop a broad skill set essential for success in global business environments.
3. Experiential learning: Engage in hands-on projects, case studies, and internships that offer practical exposure to global business operations, allowing students to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios and develop valuable skills and insights.
4. Cross-cultural competence: Gain cultural awareness and sensitivity through interactions with faculty and peers from diverse backgrounds, fostering the ability to navigate cultural differences and collaborate effectively in multicultural settings.
5. Industry connections: Benefit from partnerships with international businesses, organizations, and institutions, providing students with networking opportunities, guest lectures, and industry insights that enhance their understanding of global business practices and trends.
6. Career readiness: Receive dedicated career guidance and support services, including internship placements, resume workshops, and interview preparation, ensuring students are well-equipped to pursue rewarding careers in global business management upon graduation.

Programme Structure

Semester I

Semester I

Course Name

Course Type

Credits

Principles of Management

Core

4

Marketing Management

Core

4

English in Context – The Essentials

Ability Enhancement

3

Indic Knowledge Systems: Pride of India 

Skill Enhancement 

3

Foundations of Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning

Multidisciplinary

3

Environmental Studies

Value Added

2

Yoga

Value Added

2

Introduction to Global Business

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

Semester Credits

25

Semester II

Semester II*

Course Name

Course Type

Credits

Management Techniques and Ethics in Business 

Core

4

Business Law

Core

4

Sanskrit/Hindi/Malayalam

Ability Enhancement

3

Communication for Managers

Skill Enhancement 

3

Mathematical Foundations for Machine Learning

Multidisciplinary

3

Indic Knowledge Systems: Wisdom Through the Ages

Value Added

2

NSS/Introduction to Seva/Any other VAC-s 

Value Added

2

Global Business Environment

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

Semester Credits

25

Semester III

Semester III

Course Name

Course Type

Credits

Managerial Economics

Core

4

Financial Accounting for Managers

Core

4

Sanskrit/Hindi/Malayalam

Ability Enhancement

3

Indic Knowledge Systems: Self Unfoldment 

Skill Enhancement 

3

Global Business Ethics

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

International Trade and Finance 

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

Deep Learning

Multidisciplinary

3

Semester Credits

25

Semester IV

Semester IV**

Course Name

Course Type

Credits

Quantitative Methods

Core

4

Human Resource Management

Core

4

Ways of the World

Ability Enhancement

3

International Trade Policy & Strategy

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

International Trade Blocs and Agreements

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

Cross cultural HRM

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

Internship

Internship

2

Semester Credits

25

Semester V

Semester V

Course Name

Course Type

Credits

Entrepreneurship Development

Core

4

Indian Financial System

Core

4

Operations Management

Core

4

Transnational & Cross Cultural Marketing

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

International Distribution & Supply Chain Management

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

Semester Credits

20

Semester VI

Semester VI***

Course Name

Course Type

Credits

Introduction to Business Analytics

Core

4

Operations Research

Core

4

Principles of Financial Management

Core

4

Customer Relationship Management

Core

4

Global Accounting and Reporting System

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

Semester Credits

20

Semester VII

Semester VII

Course Name

Course Type

Credits

Start-up and New Venture Management

Core

4

Business Ethics and Corporate Governance

Core

4

Business Research Methods

Core

4

Introduction to Strategic Management

Core

4

Industrial Relations

Core

4

Semester Credits

20

Semester VIII

Semester VIII

Course Name

Course Type

Credits

India’s Diversity & Business

Core

4

Labour Legislation

Core

4

Organisational Behaviour

Core

4

Multinational Business Finance

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

International Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

Research Project#

Dissertation /Research Project

12#

Semester Credits

20

* If students wish to leave at the end of the first year, they need to complete a work-based vocational course of 4 credits after the first year. The students can exit after completing one academic year (two semesters) with a Certificate in the discipline
**If students want to leave at the end of the second year, they need to complete a work-based vocational course of 4 credits after the second year. The students can exit after completing two academic years (four semesters) with a Diploma in the discipline.
*** The students can exit after the completion of three academic years (six semesters) with a BBA (Management of Global Business) degree. 
# Students who secure 75% marks or above in the first six semesters and wish to undertake research at the undergraduate level can choose a research project in the eighth semester and they will be awarded BBA (Management of Global Business Honours with Research). In the fourth year students not undertaking the Research Project will have to do three core courses in the eighth semester instead of the Research Project and they will be awarded  BBA (Management of Global Business Honours).

Type of courses

Credits for 3-year Degree

(No. of courses x credits)

Credits for Four-year Degree (Honours)

(No. of courses x credits)

Core Courses (having 4 credits each)

15 x 4 = 60

20 x 4 = 80

Discipline-Specific Minor (having 4 credits each)

10 x 4= 40

12 x 4 = 48

Multidisciplinary (having 3 credits each)

3 x 3 = 9

3 x 3 = 9

Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (having 3 credits each)

4 x 3 = 12

4 x 3 =12

Skill Enhancement Courses (having 3 credits each)

3 x 3 = 9

3 x 3 = 9

Internship

2

2

Value-Added Courses (having 2 credits each)

4 x 2 = 8

4 x 2 = 8

Dissertation/Research Project

0

1 x 12 = 12

Total credits

138

180

Higher Studies & Career Avenues

  1. International Master’s Programs: Pursue specialized master’s degrees such as Master of International Business or Global MBA to deepen understanding and expand global career opportunities.
  2. Language Proficiency: Enhance language skills in relevant languages such as Mandarin, Spanish, or Arabic to facilitate communication in global business settings.
  3. Cross-Cultural Training: Undertake cross-cultural training programs to develop cultural competence and navigate diverse business environments effectively.
  4. Global Consulting: Join international consulting firms or global organizations to provide strategic advice and solutions for businesses operating across borders.
  5. International Trade: Explore careers in international trade and export-import management, facilitating global transactions and fostering economic growth.
  6. Diplomatic Service: Pursue opportunities in diplomatic service or international relations, representing businesses or governments in global negotiations and collaborations.

Expert Teaching Faculty

Dean–Academics | Professor
Head, School of Contemporary Knowledge Systems Associate Professor
Assistant Dean | Associate Professor
Director – Student Advancement and Experience
Assistant Professor
Assistant Dean | Assistant Professor
Programme Director |
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor

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