Foreign Trade

Bachelors of Business Administration (Foreign Trade)

Foreign Trade mainly deals with the exchange of capital, goods and services across the various international borders. With the advent of Globalization, the whole world has become one single market. Foreign companies are establishing base for manufacturing in India while exporting the production to third countries. Domestic companies are expanding their business beyond national boundaries to fill the gap too. There is a huge requirement of people who can handle exports and imports, international logistics and are also aware of the Foreign Trade Policies of both the countries they are dealing with. This course prepares the student to handle all the aspects of actual transaction that takes place and are equipped with the different incentive schemes the Government has put in place to promote exports from the country.BBA Foreign Trade is a 3-year undergraduate degree that focuses on teaching the students about the fundamentals of foreign trade and its importance in the Indian Economy. Being a career-oriented course, it opens wide opportunities for the graduates of the course at the completion of their degree. They can find lucrative job opportunities at Export Units, Export Promotion Councils, Trade Regulatory Bodies, MNCs etc.

Syllabus as per New Education Policy BBA (Foreign Trade):

Principal of Business Administration (Major): Course is design to give an overview of major issues confronting managers in the export –import business in the structuring of their organization and making optimal use of the recourses to achieve the objective of organization. Student will learn about all managerial functions, evaluation of theories, planning system and contingency approach of Management.

Global Business environment & Communication (Major): The objective of this course is to familiarize the student with the environment factors which have profound impact on export business and to explain how to adjust with changing macro and micro environment situation. Student will be able to understand terminology of import –export business and equip them with expertise in writing global business letters.

Basic Mathematics and statistics (Minor): the objective of this course is to expose the student to various mathematical techniques used in foreign trade and to teach them the statistical tools needed for analyzing and interpreting business facts and graphic presentation.

Business Law (Elective 1): The objective of this course is to give basic knowledge of important business and economic laws applicable to Indian business house so that decisions are taken in the legal framework.

International Trade Theory (Elective 2): The Course aim at clarifying the conceptual background of Foreign tade and explain the significance and benefits of global business operations.

International Logistics & Supply Chain Management (Vocational 1): The objective of this subject is to understand how the chain involved in the marketing and distribution is working and decide the routing and scheduling of the product. Student will able to understand Logistic Management, Multimodal transport, Commercial geography, Warehousing and inventory Management.

Indian Economy and trade Policy (Vocational 2): subject is on overall social, political, and economic environment influencing policy decision. To develop all these themes, the course is divided into specific modules. Students will develop their knowledge about Indian Economy, Human Infrastructure and resources of Indian economy, Unemployment and poverty in India , Agricultural sector in India and agricultural Finance and Marketing .

International Marketing Management (Vocational 3): The objective of this study is to help student learn the essentials of marketing tricks, strategic and plans. Also to handle foreign market and customers efficiently with workable marketing plans.

Foundation Course (English& Hindi): Reading, Writing and Interpretation Skills, Comprehension Skill, Basic Language Skills and Basic Grammar.

Foundation Course (Environmental Studies): Student will be able to understand Environment and Natural Resources, Biome, Ecosystem and Biodiversity and Environmental Pollution, Management and Social Issues.

Foundation Course (Yoga and Dhyaan): student will learn practical and theoretical knowledge about Yoga and Yogic Practices, Breathing Practices and Pranayama and Practices leading to Meditation.

Course Attributes

Semester 1 – 


Basic Mathematics & Statistics

Business Laws

Global Business Communication & Public Relations

Introduction to Computers

Principles of Business Administration


Semester 2 – 

Principles of Marketing

Global business Environment

International Trade Theory

Economic & Commercial Geography

Financial Accounting

Foreign Language – I


Semester 3 – 

Export Import Policy & Authorities

Import Management

Export Procedure & Documentation

Export Finance

Import Finance

Foreign Trade Information System


Semester 4 – 

Export Import Policy & Authorities

Risk Management & Settlement of claims in Foreign Trade

Global Business Laws & Taxation

Packaging & Distribution Channels

Transportation & Material Handling in Foreign Trade

Computer Application to Foreign Trade – I


Semester 5 – 

Advertising & Sales Promotion in Foreign Trade

State Trading in India

Thrust Product & Thrust Market

Global Market Research & Demand Forecasting

Computer Application to Foreign Trade – II

World Trade Organization


Semester 6 – 

Export Incentives & Institutional Support

New Techniques in Multinational Marketing

Foreign Exchange & Exchange Control

Foreign Collaboration & Multinationals

Export Pricing & Product Planning

Project Report

  • Banking • Insurance • Forex Management • Crypto Currency • Hedging • Stock Markets • Insurance • Commodity Market • Fintech • NBFCs • Investment Banking • Portfolio Management.
  • Digital Marketing • B2B & B2C Marketing • Luxury Marketing • Referral Marketing • Big Data • Virtual Marketing • Affiliate Marketing • Marketing Campaign • Green Marketing • Tele-Marketing • Retail Operations • Influencers • Database Marketing • Viral Marketing.
Personality Development
  • Communication Skills • Leadership Development • Team Building • Public Speaking • Etiquettes • EQ • Motivation • Stress Management • Anger Management • Time Management • Strategic Affairs • Ethics & Values • Negotiation Skills
Leadership Development
  • Communication Skills • Leadership Development • Team Building • Public Speaking • Etiquettes • EQ • Motivation • Stress Management • Anger Management • Time Management • Strategic Affairs • Ethics & Values • Negotiation Skills
  • Big Data Analytics • Cloud Computing • Internet of Things (IoT) • Artificial Intelligence • Blockchain Computing • Biometrics • 3D Printing • 5G • Virtual Reality • Drone Technology.
Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Virtual HRM • Business Startegy & HRM • Change Management • Succession Planning • Facilitation Skills • Change Management • Transformation Management.
  • Bank Managers
  • Insurance Analysts
  • Stock Market Analyst
  • Commodity Market Trader
  • Forex Marketing
  • Retail Business Manager
  • TQM Manager
  • SAP/ISO/Six Sigma Expert
  • Business Entrepreneurs
  • Digital Marketing
  • Core Sales & Marketing

Eligibility: 10+2 pass in any stream from any recognized Board of Secondary Education with at least 45% marks. Relaxation will be given as per State Government Rules.

Duration: 3 Years (6 Sems) Full Time

  • Address:  Department of Commerce
     GSB College
     Nipania Bypass, Before Omaxe-1 Township, Next to Sheraton Hotel, Opposite Gurudwara, Indore, MP, India -452001
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