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Medium Of InstructionsMode Of LearningMode Of Delivery
EnglishSelf StudyVideo and Text Based

Course Overview

edX is an educational and learning platform. It is non-profit supporting learners and providing courses for curious minds in areas such as computer science, law, biology, management, marketing and various other areas. 

edX has come up with the Intellectual Property Rights: A Management Perspective certification course to help the learners develop an understanding of the competitive and tactical advantages of using Intellectual Property Rights for an enterprise. Participants will learn about the different types of Intellectual Properties, their classification, strategy, assessment and management of the properties. 

This Intellectual Property Rights: A Management Perspective training course also includes various interviews with industry experts, which will help the participants to understand the opinions and views of the Policy makers and the issues faced by the eminent patrons, coming from various dimensions of the field of Intellectual Property. They will be trained to scrutinize the legal and socio-economic impact of the Intellectual Properties against the rationale of the corporates and assess the view of the stakeholders.

The Highlights

  • Online learning
  • Self-paced 
  • 6 weeks course
  • 3-4 hours of weekly learning
  • Video transcripts
  • Course certification by edX and IIMBx
  • Course instructor from IIMB
  • Shareable certificate 
  • Advanced course
  • Verified certification

Programme Offerings

  • assignments
  • Video transcripts

Courses and Certificate Fees

Fees InformationsCertificate AvailabilityCertificate Providing Authority
INR 12365yesIIM Bangalore

The Intellectual Property Rights: A Management Perspective certification fee with only limited access is free whereas with the unlimited access, the course fee is Rs. 12,380 . The unlimited version also provides a certificate.

Fee details for Intellectual Property Rights: A Management Perspective course



Certification fees, Verified Track

Rs. 12,380  

Audit Track


Eligibility Criteria

Certification Qualifying Details

In order to earn Intellectual Property Rights: A Management Perspective certification by edX, the participants have to reach a passing score of 60% in the course and pay the course certification fees.

What you will learn

Knowledge of law

Through the Intellectual Property Rights: A Management Perspective certification syllabus, participants will gain knowledge about the given topics:

  • Have an understanding of the basics of Intellectual properties.
  • Able to classify intellectual properties by studying their features.
  • Assess the strategic significance of Intellectual property rights for organizations.
  • Learn to compute the quantifiable value of Intellectual Properties.
  • Able to scrutinize the legal impact of intellectual properties against the rationale of the corporates. 
  • Understand how to protect intellectual properties in view of public policy.
  • Acknowledge the socio-economic impact of intellectual properties in the light of the corporates.
  • Grasp the international perspective of intellectual properties.
  • Understand the exceptions of intellectual property rights.
  • Able to differentiate the intellectual properties.

Who it is for

Intellectual Property Rights: A Management Perspective course can be pursued by the following candidates:

  • Candidates interested in learning about the managerial dimension of intellectual properties like property managers.

Admission Details

Candidates are required to observe the steps given below for enrolment in Intellectual Property Rights: A Management Perspective classes:

Step 1: Open the official course website

Step 2: Create an edX account to proceed further with the enrolment.

Step 3: Candidates can either choose to take a verified track or the audit track for the course according to their preference.

Step 4: The audit track is given free of cost and for the verified track candidates are required to pay the course fees to gain access to the course.

The Syllabus

  • Welcome to the Course
  • ST251x Community
  • Course Navigation
  • Pre-Course Survey
  • Learning Aids

  • 1.1 Introduction to the Week
  • 1.2 Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights
  • 1.3 What is an Intellectual Property?
  • 1.4 Evolution of Intellectual Property Rights
  • 1.5 Institutions and Treaties
  • 1.6 Think and Reflect

  • 2.1 Types of Intellectual Property – An Introduction
  • 2.2 Patent
  • 2.3 Trademark
  • 2.4 Copyright
  • 2.5 Geographical Indication
  • 2.6 Think and Reflect

  • 3.1 What is IP Strategy?
  • 3.2 Strategic Use of Intellectual Property
  • 3.3 Valuation of Intellectual Property
  • 3.4 IP Asset Management and IP Audit
  • 3.5 Think and Reflect

  • 4.1 Social Dimensions of Intellectual Property
  • 4.2 Intellectual Property Rights & Competition Laws
  • 4.3 Intellectual Property Rights and Public Policy
  • 4.4 Other side of the Coin: Limitations and Exceptions to Intellectual Property
  • 4.5 Think and Reflect'

  • Welcome to Week 5
  • 5.1 Interview: Mr. O. P. Gupta
  • 5.2 Interview: Mr. Aloknath De
  • 5.3 Interview: Mr. Siddharth Mohanty
  • 5.4 Interview: Streamingo
  • 5.5 Interview: Ms. Sanjana Kapoor
  • 5.6 Case Study: Darjeeling Tea
  • 5.7 Think and Reflect
  • 5.9 Post Course Survey


IIM Bangalore Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: What is provided in the Intellectual Property Rights: A Management Perspective online course?

The course shall provide study material that is videos and reading materials, course assessment(s), and discussion forums.

2: How many assessments will be given?

The course shall have graded and ungraded assessments. There shall be five graded assessments which shall be multiple-choice questions. The assessment score shall contribute to the final score of the course.

3: Video transcripts shall be in which language for the Intellectual Property Rights: A Management Perspective online course?

The course shall provide video transcripts in Hindi and English language.

4: How can I complete identity verification?

Participants can complete their identity verification by taking a picture of their identification card and themselves from a smartphone or computer.

5: How do I activate my account?

Participants can activate their account using the link sent on their email post-registration.

6: Is the refund facility available?

Participants will get a refund after they unenroll from the course in 14 days of course purchase or course starts.

7: How many times can I get financial assistance for the Intellectual Property Rights: A Management Perspective online course?

Candidates can be approved for financial assistance a maximum of five times in a year.

8: When can I apply for financial assistance?

Participants can apply for financial assistance before the deadline for upgrading to a verified course. The deadline differs from course to course.


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