SWAYAM – Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds – is an initiative by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, to offer online courses to learners across the country. IIMB is the coordinating institute for management education for SWAYAM


SWAYAM Programme was established under the aegis of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India, for expanding educational access and opportunities courses and pedagogies. Swayam courses cover all subjects and skill sectors from high school to higher education. SWAYAM seeks to bridge the digital divide for students who have hitherto remained untouched by the digital revolution and have not been able to join the mainstream of the knowledge economy. SWAYAM designed to achieve the three cardinal principles of Education Policy viz., access, equity and quality.

Enrolments Open For SWAYAM July 2023

Why Choose Swayam?

Through SWAYAM integrated learning platform courses from India’s top-ranking institutions and faculty are made available to learners anywhere in an asynchronous mode.
All courses on the Swayam platform are free. Learners, if they are students currently enrolled in an educational institution or university, have also the option of transferring credits earned through the SWAYAM courses to their respective home institutions.


The objective of SWAYAM effort is to take the best teaching learning resources to all, including the most disadvantaged.

  • To bridge the digital divide for students who have hitherto remained untouched by the digital revolution and have not been able to join the mainstream of the knowledge economy
  • To provide one-stop web and mobile based interactive e-content for all courses from High School to University level
  • To provide high quality learning experience using multimedia on an anytime, anywhere basis
  • To provide state of the art system that allows easy access, monitoring and certification
  • To provide peer interaction and discussion forum to clarify doubts.

Submit MOOC Proposal

Expression of Interest (MOOC Proposals) are invited from those who wish to offer online course(s) on the SWAYAM platform in the area of management. Interested Institutions and Universities can apply by sending a detailed MOOC proposal.

  1. Sample MOOCs Proposal
  2.  MOOC Proposal Template


IIMB is one of the nine national coordinators and has offered more than 20 courses on SWAYAM since 2017. As a National Coordinator, IIMB receives and evaluates MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) proposals in the area of management studies from Universities and Institutions willing to offer their course on SWAYAM. Universities and Institutions can send the proposals to IIMBx, the digital learning division of IIM Bangalore.


Timed and proctored examinations are conducted twice every year; in April/ May and December for Management courses. The details of the examination will be communicated to students through the SWAYAM Website. The details of Exam dates, time, venue, procedure to apply for exam, the status of application, hall tickets and results will also be communicated through the SWAYAM Website.

Four Quadrant Approach

Components of the 4 Quadrant Approach are as below :






Business Negotiations

Business Communication

Gamification as a Business Strategy

Banking and Insurance

Money, Banking & Financial Markets

B2B Marketing

Understanding Organizational Behaviour

Advanced Topics in Organizational Behaviour


Behavioural Finance

Infrastructure Development, PPPs and Regulation

Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)

Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)

Prescriptive Analytics

Evolution of Business and Market

Digital Marketing

Design Thinking

Quantitative and Mixed Methods Research for Management

Health care Communication

Advanced Corporate Strategy

Arts and Culture: Towards a New Management Paradigm

Banking and Financial Markets: A Risk Management Perspective

Brand Management

Business Environment

Concepts and Applications in Engineering

Concepts and Applications in Science

Consumer Buyer Behaviour

Continuous Quality Improvement : Tools and Techniques

Customer Relationship Management

Economic foundations of Pricing

Effective Business Communication

Eqiuty Stock Market

Family Business

Financial Accounting and Analysis

Foreign Exchange market

Foundation of Data Science

Foundations of Digital Business

Humanities and Social Sciences

Innovation and Information Technology Management

Innovation and Startup Policy

Introduction to Banking and Financial Markets

Introduction to Managerial Economics

Introduction to Marketing Essentials


Managing Innovation

Marketing Management

New Product Development

Operations Management

Organizational Design: Creating Competitive Advantage

People Management for Entrepreneurs

Platform Business Models

Predictive Analytics

Quantitative Marketing Research

Services Marketing: Concepts & Applications

Strategic Management

Total Productive Maintenance

Valuation and Creating Sustainable value

HR Analytics Using Excel

New Age Business Models

National Co-ordinators


For Self-paced and International courses


For Under graduate Education


For Diplomas and Certificates Programmes


For Management Programmes




For Non-technical Post graduation Education


For Teacher Training Programme


For out of School Children Educational Programme

Get In Touch

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Karnataka – 560076


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