Core Courses

Core courses are taught in the first three terms and in the cross-over Term 4 of the Post Graduate Programme in Management each core term comprises a full-time course load of 4-5 subjects in the first three terms and of 2 core subjects in Term 4.

The core courses taught at ISB include the basics of finance, strategy, marketing, operations and IT management. These courses are taught by outstanding resident faculty and faculty visiting from international business schools.

The following core courses are being offered in the academic year 2020-21:



Digital Headstart Module (DHM) : MAY 31 – AUGUST 23, 2020

Financial Accounting in Decision Making

Hariom Manchiraju, Indian School of Business

Anup Srivastava, Robinson College of Business, University of Calgary

Shyam Sunder, Eller School of Management, University of Arizona

Mary Lea McAnally, Mays Business School - Texas A&M University


Kannan Raghunandan, Florida International University

Managerial Economics

Aaditya Dar, Indian School of Business

Deepal Basak, Indian School of Business

Shilpa Aggarwal, Indian School of Business


Nishant Ravi, Indian School of Business

Sisir Debnath, IIT, Delhi

Marketing Management

Siddharth Singh, Indian School of Business

Sundar Bharadwaj, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia

Nanda Kumar, UT Dallas

Abhinav Uppal, Indian School of Business


Rajdeep Grewal, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina

Statistical Methods for Management Decisions  

Subodha Kumar, Temple University

Pallavi Basu, Indian School of Business

V Nagadevara, Former Professor  and Dean,
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore


Richard Waterman, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania