Indian School of Business: Diversifying Education
Date: Sunday , February 26, 2017
Indian School of Business (ISB), established in 2001, has been ranked 27th in the world in the 2017 Financial Times Global MBA Rankings. It is the first business school in Indian subcontinent to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The sprawling campus, located in Hyderabad invests heavily into research and furnishes its students with a well stacked library comprising of 57,729 books, labs and study centres like Media Labs, Emerging Market Studies and many more.
Proffering the conventional PGDM courses, the institute is also offering students with centres of excellence to connect the industry and academia through Centre for Analytical Finance, innovation & entrepreneurship, learning & management practice, Srini Raju Centre for IT and the networked economy and Thomas Schmideheiny Centre for Family Enterprise. Instilling contemporary education, the on campus institutes Bharti Institute of Public Policy, Max Institute for Healthcare Management, Munjal Institute for Global Manufacturing and Punj Lloyd Institute for Infrastructure Management that target Indiaís critical growth areas. Five percent of ISB alumni hold CXO-level positions within their companies and more than 4000 are established entrepreneurs.
Many ISB faculties are doctorates from Harvard and Cornell University and have received international grants for their research and projects. The institute with its mission to provide international educational experience has collaborated with some of the prestigious management schools of Wharton, Kellogg, London School of Business and MIT-Sloan, and has also initiated online teaching series on Coursera. ISBís Diversity Scholarships, AIESEC Scholarships and several other aid financially challenged students to reach to pinnacle and achieve what they deserve.