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IFIM Business School

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Established in 1995, IFIM Business School, Bangalore, is currently amongst the top 6 Business Schools in India to have been awarded the AACSB accreditation. IFIM is also accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), and South Asian Quality Assurance System (SAQS), and is ISO 9001:2008 certified. Various programmes at IFIM includes (1) Two-year full-time residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management with options to do Major in Marketing, Finance, Digital Business, Analytics, HRM and International Business (2) PGDM (Data Science), (3) PGDM for Working Professionals. Actively engaged in research and consulting, IFIM hosts several Centres of Excellence such as AIM-Parasuraman Centre of Service Excellence and Centre for Consulting in Digital Leadership. IFIM has an elite set of international academic partners including leading institutes such as ESCP-London, Darden Business School (University of Virginia) and McCombs Business School (University of Texas at Austin). IFIM Business School has four distinct anchors that support its overall educational philosophy:

  • Grooming T shaped professionals with a unique curriculum aligned to the needs of industry 4.0.
  • A mix of recent PhD trained and experienced practice oriented best-in-class faculty.
  • Global connect with partnerships with world renowned business schools offering super-specialisations in new-age courses.
  • Industry connect programmes to groom “Beyond Tomorrow” professionals.
Salient Features
  • 6th Business School in India to receive the prestigious AACSB International accreditation. 
  • Ranked 28th in India by Business Today 2018 – only institute to jump 20 places.
  • India’s 1st Business School to set up a Digital Business academic area. 
  • One of the strongest Finance and Marketing faculty in the country. 
  • Pioneer of India’s only service excellence index (index of Service Excellence in India – iSEI) 
  • IFIM’s Research Incubation Program figured on AACSB’s ‘innovations that inspire’ list of 2019 for Asia Pacific region. 
  • Only Business School to offer a Bespoke Curriculum model which provides a tailor-made learning path for each student. 
  • Super Specialisation - A unique opportunity for students to study the most relevant and contemporary subject from top business schools in the world. A 10-credit program curated for a multi-generational cohort consisting of students and executives for learning by solving real life problems at our partner global schools Darden School of Business (University of Virginia), McCombs School of Business (University of Texas, Austin) and ESCP London to groom ‘T’ shaped professionals for next-gen roles in next-gen industries. 
  • 33% of the curriculum comprises of Practice Course.
  • The fastest Business School to complete 100% placements in 2018
  • A wellness and personality/communication centric program to nurture life skill and lifestyle in each student is integrated into the curriculum. 
Programs at IFIM
  • PGDM (2-year, full time, residential)
  • PGDM in Data Science in collaboration with INSOFE (2-year, full time)
  • PGDM for Working Professionals (2 years, part time)
  • BBA (3-year, full time, residential)
  • Full-time Programs

    Transform with IFIM’s PGDM Programs - get personalised attention and form your unique identity.

    INTAKE : 180 SEATS

    • Industry specific curriculum with range of majors and minors in Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, International Business, Analytics and Entrepreneurship, Banking & Financial Services and Capital Markets.
    • Large network of successful and well placed alumni spread across the globe.
    • Upto 100% scholarship facility will be given for meritorious student.
    • Experiential learning through: IBM Business Analytics Lab, Prabhudas Lilladher Finance Lab, Bloomberg Trading Terminal, Case Studies, Industry Projects, Industry Guest Lectures, Workshops, Simulations, CSR Projects.
    • University Partner to CFA Program.
    • Specialty program in Entrepreneurship in association with EDII and NASSCOM.
    • Option of term-abroad with international partner B-Schools like University of Wollongong Australia, ESC Rennes Business School France, University of Applied Sciences Lubeck, Germany, Virginia Commonwealth University USA, Manchester Metropolitan University UK, University of Bicocca Italy, ALBA Graduate Business School, Greece, Plymouth University UK, and Nanyang Technological University Singapore to facilitate student/faculty exchanges, collaborative research and consultancy assignments, and joint degree program.

    Curriculum


    Two Year Full-Time Post Graduate Diploma in Management PGDM – (Marketing) Program.

    INTAKE : 60 SEATS

    • Industry specific curriculum with range of majors and minors in Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, International Business, Analytics and Entrepreneurship, Banking & Financial Services and Capital Markets.
    • The program focuses to build a holistic 360-degree marketer who can run effective marketing campaigns irrespective of mediums and channels. The curriculum closely deals with classic marketing principles and its application in today’s scenario
    • Experiential learning through case studies from industries like FMCG, Consulting, IT, consumer durable, entertainment, advertising, social media etc.
    • Large network of successful and well-placed alumni spread across the globe.
    • Upto 100% scholarship opportunity for meritorious students.
    • Experiential learning through: IBM Business Analytics Lab, Prabhudas Lilladher Finance Lab, Bloomberg Trading Terminal, Case Studies, Industry Projects, Industry Guest Lectures, Workshops, Simulations, CSR Projects.
    • Corporate mentorship through industry leaders to plan career transition and employability development.
    • Opportunity to work in Social immersion projects to address social problems through research and analysis.
    • Personality enhancement program which helps in improving lifestyle and life skills.
    • Specialty program in Entrepreneurship in association with EDII and NASSCOM.
    • Option of term-abroad with international partner B-Schools like University of Wollongong Australia, ESC Rennes Business School France, University of Applied Sciences Lubeck, Germany, Virginia Commonwealth University USA, Manchester Metropolitan University UK, University of Bicocca Italy, ALBA Graduate Business School, Greece, Plymouth University UK, and Nanyang Technological University Singapore to facilitate student/faculty exchanges, collaborative research and consultancy assignments, and joint degree program.

    Curriculum


    Two-Year Full-Time Post Graduate Diploma in Management PGDM (Finance) Program.

    INTAKE : 60 SEATS

    • This program deals with an overview of Indian financial system in general and banking sector in particular. It covers the recent developments in India with regard to Financial Sector Reforms, Functions of Banks, Banker-Customer Relations, Various types of Customers, Deposits, Loans, Remittances, Collection and allied services.
    • Aspects like principles of lending, creation of security, credit management, terminology and services in banking technology, Non-Performing Assets, etc will be focused on.
    • Acquisition of an in-depth knowledge of the fundamental principles and practices of banking.
    • Large network of successful and well placed alumni spread across the globe.
    • Upto 100% scholarship facility will be given for meritorious student
    • Experiential learning through: IBM Business Analytics Lab, Prabhudas Lilladher Finance Lab, Bloomberg Trading Terminal, Case Studies, Industry Projects, Industry Guest Lectures, Workshops, Simulations, CSR Projects.
    • University Partner to CFA Program. Candidate who completes CFA after joining PGDM Finance Program and during their course of study at IFIM can earn 10 credits under super specialization category.
    • Specialty program in Entrepreneurship in association with EDII and NASSCOM.
    • Option of term-abroad with international partner B-Schools like University of Wollongong Australia, ESC Rennes Business School France, University of Applied Sciences Lubeck, Germany, Virginia Commonwealth University USA, Manchester Metropolitan University UK, University of Bicocca Italy, ALBA Graduate Business School, Greece, Plymouth University UK, and Nanyang Technological University Singapore to facilitate student/faculty exchanges, collaborative research and consultancy assignments, and joint degree program.

    Curriculum


    PGDM IB - India's First Truly Global Management Program

    IFIM in partnership with State University of New York (SUNY), Albany, USA & Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia is offering a two-year, full-time, Post Graduate Diploma in Management PGDM – IB (International Business) Program. The students enrolling for the PGDM IB program will get Two Degrees, PGDM (IB) from IFIM and master’s degree from partner International University. Students will spend first one year in India and the second year abroad with Partner University.

    The International Degrees offered along with IFIM PGDM IB degree are:

    State University of New York (SUNY), Albany, USA

    • MS Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity.
      This degree has three tracks, the student could chose one of them : MS Digital Forensics and Cyber Security (Cyber Operations or Cyber Security or Forensics)

    Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia

    • Master of International Business
    • Master of Business Analytics

    The fees is INR 18L which includes the tuition fee for both IFIM and the Partner University along with the first year hostel fee at IFIM. Travel, VISA, boarding, lodging, etc., to be borne by the participant at International location.

    State University of New York (SUNY), Albany, USA

    USA’s largest comprehensive public university system, The State University of New York (SUNY), was established in 1948. Since its founding, the SUNY system has evolved to meet the changing needs of New York’s students, communities, and workforce. Today, the system includes 64 schools, including research universities, liberal arts colleges, specialized and technical colleges, health science centers, land-grant colleges—and 30 community colleges. These institutions offer programs as varied as ceramics engineering, philosophy, fashion design, optometry, maritime studies, law, medical education, and everything in between. The University also operates hospitals and numerous research institutes.

    Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia

    The University of Wollongong (UOW) is an Australian public research university located in the coastal city of Wollongong, New South Wales, approximately 80 kilometres south of Sydney. The Sydney Business School, which was established in 1997, builds on the traditional strength and reputation of the University of Wollongong (UOW). It is the graduate school of the Faculty of Business and offers high quality postgraduate business programs at the Sydney CBD Campus located at Circular Quay, and UOW’s Wollongong Campus. The postgraduate programs are designed for individuals seeking to expand or deepen expertise, to build professional excellence or to enhance their leadership capabilities. They are; informed by research, recognised by industry and delivered using contemporary learning approaches, so you can gain the qualification you need to become a leader in your chosen field.

    Eligibility

    • Candidates are required to have a bachelor's degree from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 50% for all subjects taken together (45% for SC/ST candidates). 
    • Must have qualified in one of the national level management entrance examinations, viz., CAT, XAT, GMAT or NMAT.
    • CFA candidates who cleared their level 1 will be given preference during admission process into PGDM (Finance specialisation)

    Program Objectives

    • To educate and promote student’s interests in a global marketplace
    • To help student appreciate PEST factor differences in different countries
    • To provide Students with cross cultural knowledge to do business in different global settings
    • To provide students with practical business knowledge and legal, financial skills in international trade
    • To enable Students to think critically and solve business problems within foreign cultures, markets and business environments
    • To enable students to develop international strategies
    • To enable students employment mobility in international firms across borders
    • To develop entrepreneurial skills in international business

    Program Structure

    Dual Degree - Credit Structure

    Particulars Credits
    Foundation Courses 03
    Core Courses 33
    Practice Credits 33
    Major Specialization 30
    Minor Specialization 10
    Total Credits 109

    To be eligible for the award of Diploma the student should earn 109 credits.

    *The maximum number for credits allowed to a student in the 2 Year PGDM Program is 129.

    *Foundation|Core Courses|Practice Credits|Electives-IFIM

    *Electives|IIP - Partner University

    Term Exchange - Credit Structure

    Particulars Credits
    Foundation Courses 03
    Core Courses 33
    Practice Credits 33
    Major Specialization 30
    Minor Specialization 10
    Total Credits 109

    To be eligible for the award of Diploma the student should earn 109 credits.

    *The maximum number for credits allowed to a student in the 2 Year PGDM Program is 129.

    International Advisory Board

    ESCP Europe Business School, London
    Director - Business School Development
    EFMD Global Network, Brussels
    James W. McLamore Chair and Professor
    Marketing - Univ. of Miami, Miami
    Higher Education Management, Berlin
    Former SVP- AACSB International
    Chief Executive Officer
    RimaOne, Paris

    PGDM Data Science 2020-22 Admission Selection Process Calendar (Cycle - II)

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    PGDM Data Science

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    Transform your career trajectory with India’s first PGDM in Data Science Programme.

    • First PGDM in Data Science in India combining the strengths of IFIM Business School and International School of Engineering (INSOFE) to create an integrated program which will be highly ranked and desired by Indian students for a “world-class MBA in Data Science” at Indian cost
    • Core curriculum of Data Science and Business Management covered by the best faculty from INSOFE and IFIM Business School conducted at Bangalore and Hyderabad
    • Industry domain driven projects across Financial Markets, Digital Supply Chain and Healthcare
    • Experiential learning through Industry (Capstone) Projects, Design Thinking & Research Incubation, Workshops, Simulations, Personality Development and Social Immersion (CSR) Projects.
    • Specialisation and super-specialisation options in chosen domain – the latter with the global partner University which include ESCP (London), University of Virginia (Darden) and ESC Rennes (France).

    BBA

    BBA at IFIM Mumbai Campus

    • The only BBA program from India’s 6th AACSB accredited business school ranked 28th by Business Today, in its Silver Jubilee year.
    • The only BBA program with an Industry 4.0 aligned curriculum, having Liberal Arts streams integrated.
    • The only BBA program with pathways to a Post Grad qualification at an international partner school.
    • General Education curriculum aligned to the US universities.
    • Super-specialisation in next-gen areas at top international partner schools.
    • Placement right after BBA.
    • Three pillars which reflect the pedagogy: Liberal, Trust and Freedom.

    Master Class

    IFIM Masterclass is a new initiative introduced to enable all IFIMites to be in line with the core value of IFIM’s “Beyond Tomorrow” and to achieve its mandate of fostering and nurturing new age leaders.

    Masterclass is a specialization class which gives you an in-depth view onto new age topics such as big data analytics, digital marketing, robotics, etc. The classes will be conducted at IFIM campus by top faculties from reputed International Business Schools across the globe. In other words, the Master Class is a unique ‘One-Stop Rapid Charge Solution’ to your professional needs.

    With current market needs constantly shifting, it is mandatory to stay abreast with what is latest and futuristic to your industry. Masterclass gives you access to innovative application based practical concepts and path breaking insights of the global market. The primary objective of which is to allow you to apply the concepts in your work place effectively.

    Dr. Barua is Professor at McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas Austin in the Information Management area. He is a distinguished Professor, a William F. Wright Centennial Professor of Information Technology, Stevens Piper Foundation Professor, and Director of the MBA Information Management programme at the McCombs School of Business, the University of Texas. His research and teaching interests include measuring business-value of information technology, analysing strategic information technology investments, enterprise modelling using information economics, and economics of software development and maintenance.

    The masterclass was on the topic of Digitisation and Business Impact. The class was attended by professionals who has an aptitude for analytics and who wanted to know how Data Analysis and Machine Learning would directly impact their business. People who are looking at a mid-career transition or gathering more information on data analytics and machine learning.



    Parasuraman ("Parsu") is a Professor and Holder of the James W. McLamore Chair in Marketing at the University of Miami. He teaches and does research in the areas of services marketing, service-quality measure­ment and improvement, and the role of technology in marketing to and serving customers. Dr. Parasuraman has published over 130 articles in journals such as the Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, and Sloan Management Review. He was editor of the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science and the Journal of Service Research. In addition to coauthoring Marketing Research, a college textbook, Dr. Parasuraman has co-authored three other business: Delivering Quality Service: Balancing Customer Perceptions and Expecta­tions, Marketing Services: Competing Through Quality, and Techno-Ready Marketing: How and Why Your Customers Adopt Technology.

    The masterclass showcased how SERVQUAL and E-S-QUAL and Gap model can be used to measure the level of service excellence, and the gaps across various dimensions. The class was attended by industry experts, IFIM faculty and senior leadership team from Flipkart and Vidal Health.


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