Managment Development Programmes

About MDP

Management Development Programs (MDPs) has been one of the major activities of the Institute. At the time of since its inception in 1963, it was envisaged that IIFT should become a centre of excellence for Executive Development Program in International Business, and today after its completion of fifty years, it has emerged as a knowledge resource division catering to the needs of managers and executives at all levels drawn from the corporate, government and public sectors both in India and abroad.

The objective of our MDPs is to provide the participants an excellent opportunity to interact and exchange ideas with the experienced faculty and fellow participant's newer insights and help crystallize the concepts for better decision making. It also facilitates business executives to explore new frontiers of knowledge, sharpen their skills and help their organizations to achieve newer heights.

The participant profile of our open programs comprises executives from corporate sector, trade facilitation agencies, ministries & departments of the Government, export promotion organizations and entrepreneurs.

Key Focus Areas
Financial Management

  • International Payment Methods& Letter of Credit and UCP 600
  • Foreign Currency Loans and Currency Risk Management Strategies
  • International Commodity Trading and Risk Management
  • Impact of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Foreign Exchange & Risk Management
  • Project Appraisal & Management
WTO & Trade Policy & Operations
  • WTO and New Trade Regime
  • Regional Trade Agreement (RTA)
  • Managing SEZ
  • Implications of WTO at International Business
  • Export-Import Policy Procedure and Documentation
  • International Logistics

International Marketing
  • Contemporary issues in International Marketing
  • Success Strategies for International Business
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Market Selection and Product & Pricing Strategies
  • Brand Management and Strategy

International Trade in Technology
  • e- Governance
  • e-Business
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analytics

Soft Skills
  • Cross Cultural Communication and Business Etiquettes
  • Psychometric Testing and its Application in Business
  • Talent Management
  • Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility
  • International Business Strategy and Negotiation Skills