IFMR Chennai, IFIM Bangalore win Gold Awards at Indian Management Conclave 2016 at IIMA News Desk |
August 9, 2016
Two business schools from South India emerged as the Gold Winners of IMC Awards 2016, an annual competition that recognizes excellence in management education.
The awards were given based on three rounds of Jury evaluation by Dr M R Rao, Dean Emeritus (Chair), ISB; Dr Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director, IIM Indore and Dr Ranjan Banerjee, Dean, SPJIMR, Mumbai

Chennai based Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) and Bangalore based IFIM Business School won the coveted IMC Gold Awards at the 7th Indian Management Conclave, held at IIM Ahmedabad on August 5-6. Other winners were IMT Ghaziabad, NMIMS University, Jaipuria Institute and IIM Kashipur. More than 40 B-schools were in competition for these prestigious annual awards.

The awards were given based on three rounds of Jury evaluation, chaired by Dr M R Rao, Dean Emeritus, ISB and Former Director, IIM Bangalore. Other jury members were Dr Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director, IIM Indore and Dr Ranjan Banerjee, Dean, SPJIMR, Mumbai.

7th Indian Management Conclave was organized by leading management portal at IIM Ahmedabad. Conclave was addressed by AICTE Chairman DrAnil Sahasrabudhe, Mr RS Sodhi, Managing Director, GCMMF Ltd (AMUL); Dr Jitendra V. Singh, Advisor to the president of HKUST University; Mr Harish Bhat, Member, Group Executive Council, Tata Sons and directors from IIMs, SPJIMR, MDI, NMIMS and other leading B-schools.

IMC Award Winners 2016

Theme 1: Academic Leadership: Approaches & Frameworks

Gold Winner
Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Chennai
Initiative Title: Institutional Leadership Efforts in Strengthening the IFMR Research Eco-system

Silver Winner
Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad
Initiative Title: Institutionalizing Faculty Research

Bronze Winner
Jaipuria Institute of Management
Initiative Title: Academic Leadership through Innovative Teaching &Learning Model

Theme 2: Leadership in Corporate Engagement

Gold Winner
IFIM Business School, Bangalore 
Initiative Title: Purposing, Mentoring and Career Winning – A Holistic Approach to Management Education

Silver Winner
NMIMS University, School of Business Management, Mumbai
Initiative Title: The Integration Challenge

Bronze Winner
IIM Kashipur  
Initiative Title: Improving Competitiveness through Lean Manufacturing

Talking about the IMC Awards, Mr Amit Agnihotri, Convener, Indian Management Conclave and Founder of said, “The objective of IMC Awards is to identify, document and recognize the Best-practices and successful Initiatives undertaken by Indian B-schools. 2016 Award winners have taken excellent initiatives to pursue academic excellence and have deeper industry engagement. Our congratulations to winners.”

IMC Award winning initiatives are published by leading global publishers and are available to all b-schools and universities to learn and implement at their institutions.

Organized by annually since 2010 to discuss and debate the impact of massive changes impacting management education in India, Indian Management Conclave is India’s biggest and most prestigious annual conference on MBA education. In addition to the conference, IMC also organizes IMC Awards, recognizing excellence in management education, IMC Distinguished Alumni Awards, to highlight the impact of MBAs on business and society and IMC Workshop for faculty members of business schools.

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