Institute of Finance and International Management, ranked No.1 private business school in Bangalore for two consecutive years*, has been conferred the title of Best Business School Of The Year, by Bangalore Management Association (BMA). The award was presented to IFIM in a scintillating ceremony held on the occasion of BMA’s 60th anniversary at The Royal Orchid, on June 6. On this occasion, BMA also felicitated several well known business icons and organizations for exemplary performance in their respective fields.
The BMA Awards are a tribute to those individuals who have been instrumental in shaping the city as the hub for innovation and start-ups across different industries. Vinita Bali, MD, Britannia Industries Ltd, Dr. Kiran M Shaw, chairman & MD, Biocon, Bhaskar Bhat, MD, Titan Industries, were some of those who were honored by the BMA awards as well.
IFIM’s superlative performance over the years has put the institution in the spotlight creating the identity of one of the best B-schools nationally. IFIM has seen phenomenal growth in the last decade acquiring a unique ‘institutional equity’ with its excellent curriculum and faculty inputs, infrastructure, international exposure, academia-industry interface and placements. IFIM provides a great platform to students by providing them with full fledged two years full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM). It also conducts short term certificate programs in ‘Selling Strategies and Skills’ to help individuals acquire expertise and enhance performance in the fields of B2B sales. In addition to the these programmes, IFIM has instilled Industry Internship Program (IIP) a four and a half month program in the post graduation curriculum, which helps in building and exploring an individuals’ talent in the corporate world and creates business-ready managers.
Accepting the award on behalf of IFIM, Sanjay Padode, secretary, IFIM Business School, said, “We are pleased to be recognized and chosen as the Best Business School of The Year. It is a privilege to be honored by BMA and I extend my gratitude to all our faculty members, students and partners whose support and expertise has helped us scale newer heights. The ask of today’s professional world, requires students to be equipped with skills and expertise that will make them industry ready and keep them continuously employable. This award makes us more confident and inspired us to continuously innovate and re-invent ourselves, which will enable us to we can provide the best to our present and forthcoming students.”
IFIM was founded in 1995 with its first batch of students graduating in 1997. Overs the years, it has grown to secure its place amongst the top ranked and fastest growing business schools in India. It is one of the few private management institutes that has been accredited to offer a PhD program in management.
Reckoned as the best management association in the country, BMA promotes itself as an independent, non-profit organization.
* Outlook Survey 2011-2012Posted in Campus