Overview Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) has entered into a collaboration with the Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai to offer a comprehensive course, namely, Post Graduate Program in Foreign Trade Management (PGP-FTM), for those keen to pursue a career in the field of international trade. The expertise of professionals and academicians, as well as that of highly qualified people from the export-import community, have been combined to design the curriculum for this niche program which leads to a Post Graduate Degree in Foreign Trade Management. Faculty include qualified academicians in the field and EXIM professionals.
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Who can apply: Graduates in any stream from a recognized University can apply for the PGP-FTM which is of 11 months' duration.
Learning modules From understanding the principles of management and export-import procedures to developing skills and techniques of foreign trade management, on the successful completion of this course you will be up to date with the current requirements of the industry.
The PGP-FTM program will cover two semesters, with five aspects of the curriculum being covered in each semester. These are –
In addition to the above, during each semester, industrial visits and live case studies are scheduled and you have to work on projects as well. Interactive Guest lectures and presentations by experts and professionals are also organized. Conceptual knowledge is thus combined with practical aspects. By the end of the program, you are well set to add to the skilled man power in the industry of import-export and, perhaps, even become an entrepreneur yourself!
Exams and certification The institute will conduct a written exam of 70 marks at the end of the first semester and again at the end of the second semester. 30 marks will be allotted for attendance and internal assessment. The minimum passing marks required is 50 for each subject.
On achieving success in all the papers, you will be awarded a Certificate from Welingkar Institute of Management. The grading for the certificate will be as follows –
Grade A+ for 65% and above.
Grade A for 60% to 64.99%.
Grade B+ for 55% to 59.99%.
Grade B for 50% to 54.99%.
Schedule and VenueThe PGP-FTM program will be held in Mumbai. The program is from Monday to Friday, with a batch from 6.30pm to 8.30pm and a Sunday batch from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Venue: R. A. Podar College of Commerce & Economics, L. N. Road, Matunga (Central Railway), Mumbai-400019
Program fees The fees should be paid up fully at the time of admission itself and will not be refunded for any reason.
The fee for the entire program for students and working professionals is Rs.94, 400/-. For FIEO members, the fee is Rs.82, 600/-. The fee includes 18% GST. The fee covers the cost of tuition fees, the study material which is provided by the institute, and the exam fee.
The mode of payment is by cheque/DD. In the case of students and working professionals, one cheque for Rs.70,800/- should be in favour of 'Welingkar Institute of Management, payable at Mumbai'. Another cheque for Rs.23,600/- should be in favour of 'Federation of Indian Export Organisations'.
In the case of FIEO members, one cheque for Rs.61,950/- should be in favour of 'Welingkar Institute of Management, payable at Mumbai'. Another cheque for Rs.20,650/- should be in favour of 'Federation of Indian Export Organisations'.
The cheque/DD can be sent by courier or submitted in person at the WeSchool campus or at the FIEO office (the addresses are provided at the end of this article).
How to apply The PGP-FTM program is likely to begin later this month. Admission to the program is on a first-come-first-serve basis. So submit your application online quickly at the PGP-FTM admissions website.
Documents required to be submitted with the application are:
Contact information WeSchool: S.P. Mandali's Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research,
Lakhamsi Napoo Road, opp.Matunga Gymkhana,
Mumbai – 400019.
FIEO: Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO)
Unit No 3A, B Wing, 4th Floor,
Andheri - Kurla Road,
Andheri (E), Mumbai 400059.
Explore other related courses, such as Post Graduate Diploma in Foreign Trade and Certification Foreign Trade Practices & Procedures.
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