Indus Business Academy (IBA) is one of the leading MBA colleges in Bengaluru. Before we progress, lets review key highlights of IBA Bengaluru. IBA is one among the only 63 out of more than 3000 MBA colleges in India to receive an International Accreditation by IACBE. Media publications like CSR, Business India, Dainik Bhaskar among others have consistently ranked IBA amongst the top B-Schools in Bengaluru and India. Talking about the core focus of the institution, Dr. Subhash Sharma, Chief Mentor & Senior Professor, IBA Bengaluru (PGDM IIM-A) said: “IBA students are trained to be competent by every managerial measurement, strategic leadership, people-skills, management, information technology…integrity being some of the critical ones. The academics, learning and activities at IBA are designed and delivered to enhance these competencies.”
IBA has a consistent record of good placements. Average salary in placement 2022 has gone up at Rs.7.02 LPA and the highest salary in Placement 2022 stood at Rs.13.67 LPA. More than 100 companies participate in IBA placements. Top recruiters at IBA Bangalore include Colgate, Federal Bank, KPMG, TCS, Landmark Group, BYJU’s, Berger paints, Deloitte, CIPLA Elexes, Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail, Info Edge, PwC, Godrej & Boyce, Tech Mahindra among others
IBA students are trained to be competent managers. As part of the curriculum, IBA invites a lot of senior executives to interact with its students. These sessions cover topics such as India’s Growth Story and how youth should relate to it. Here are key details of sessions organized over the last six months.
Ambassador Dr. Deepak Vohra (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) spoke on ‘The Indian Growth Story and how youth should relate to it’ on 21 June, 2022. Mr Vohra is Ambassador of India and Special Advisor to Prime Minister in Africa and Autonomous Hill Council in Ladakh. Prior to joining the IFS, he was an officer on special duty to the Technology Advisor to the Prime Minister.
Dr. Nitin Barekere, Vice President - Global HR, Omega Healthcare Management Services, spoke on the theme of ‘Tale of Two Monks On A Motorcycle’ on June 13, 2022. Dr. Nitin Barekere is a seasoned HR professional experience in Start-ups, MNCs and Family-managed Conglomerates across India, US, South Africa, GCC and South East Asia. Dr. Nitin has held leadership positions at The Better India, Emirates Healthcare, Emami (AMRI Hospitals), Narayan Health, Walmart and Landmark Group Dubai.
Mr. Vineesh C N, Director - Evidence and Customer Strategy, IQVIA spoke on the topic, “Customer Strategy in Healthcare Industry: An Insider Perspective Profile” on June 25, 2022. A Finance Management professional, Vineesh has worked over 15 years in the areas of Business Consulting, Customer Strategy and Secondary Research with focus on Healthcare and Life Sciences sectors. He has worked on consultative selling of the technology solutions, support for business development & partnerships, financial planning & analysis for internal stakeholders as well as global clients.
Mr. Prem Rathod, Founder & CEO, Kisaan Saathi (An Award Winning Agri-Startup) interacted on the topic, “Stand-Up And Grow With Start-Up Movement In India” on July 2, 2022. Even before doing MBA in Agribusiness, Mr Rathod had worked on Agriculture Research Project with Canadian Scientist. He has worked with ITC and Nagarjuna Fertilizers. In 2015, Mr Rathod started entrepreneurial Journey and Founded Kisan Saathi Startup working on Agriculture Marketing Solutions
Mr. Vinay Kumar Singh, Senior General Manager (ER & HR), Jindal Saw Ltd spoke on the topic, “Values from Personal experience” on July 26, 2022. Mr Vinay has work experience of 22 plus years in HR & ER as generalist HR and has worked in large manufacturing plants , large scale green and brown field projects and corporate office
Mr. Nima, Member of Parliament, Govt of Bhutan spoke on the topic, “Gross National Happiness - Bhutan's Story” on August 11, 2022. A second term Member of Parliament of the National Council of Bhutan, Mr Nima has studied human services counseling and before he decided to run for a seat in the National Council, he was teaching counseling and educational psychology in Paro College of Education.
Major Aditie Mohan, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), FNF India Pvt Ltd spoke on the topic “Developing the Ideal Growth Personality” on August 16, 2022. An EMBA from IIM Bangalore, Major Mohan is an experienced Vice President with a history of working in the Financial Services industry.
Mr. A. Srinivasa Ramanujam, Advisor & Ex. Sr Vice President, Adani Agrifresh Ltd spoke on the topic “Discovering Me” on August 30, 2022. A freelance consultant since retirement from active service since April 2019, Mr Ramanujam was also the Vice President of Reliance Retail and also worked as a General Manager in Triveni Engineering and Industries Ltd. He has also been featured in Logistic times and Infrastucture today.
Mr. Rajdeep Singh, Associate Director & Brand, Marketing & Communications Leader, EY, spoke on the topic “Build your personnel brand” on 03 September 2022. He is leading Brand, Marketing and Communications for all service lines- Consulting, Tax, Assurance, SaT, Knowledge. Mr Rajdeep has worked in product marketing, services marketing, demand generation, implemented marketing technologies, and handled communications for F500 companies
Mr. Chandrasekhar Kupperi, CEO, Anova Corporate Services spoke on the topic, "Lean Startup Methodology : An approach to building new businesses, Minimum Viable Product, 3 Core Principles" on September 5, 2022. An expert in Acquisitions and Divestments, with two decades of experience in multinationals like Lornamead Group, Life Insurance, KPMG, ExxonMobil, Wipro Consumer Care, Godrej Consumer Care, Mr Kupperi established his own Investment Banking and Advisory Firm – ANOVA Corporate Services Pvt. Ltd. Through ANOVA, he works with Entrepreneurs and Business Owners for their requirements on acquisition of businesses or brands, sale of businesses for strategic reasons, besides helping with fundraise.
Mr. Pradeep Kumar, Sr. Banking Consultant, State bank of India spoke on “Overview of BFSI” on September 5, 2022. A post-graduate in Physics, Mr Pradeep has work experience of four decades. He has served SBI, HDFC Bank, FIS, Wipro Technologies, MFX Infotech, D2K Technologies in various capacities and has also trained the business & management students and working professionals
Dr. Haimanti Biswas, Head - WPB Risk, Global Analytics Centres, HSBC spoke on the topic, “Concept of Credit Risk Management” on September 20, 2022. Dr Biswas is Head of WPB Risk, Global Analytics Centres at HSBC. She has also worked as Senior Vice President in Regulatory Risk Modelling and Risk Analytics Retail Risk Management and has also been and Assistant Manager in GE.
Ms. Mekhla Sinha, Executive Director, GHRDC conducted Training Program Workshop - "Road to Corporate to World" on October 12, 2022. Ms Mekhla Sinha is an Executive Director at Global Human Resource Development Center and has also worked at AM – Human Resource. She is skilled in human resource, talent management, rating advisory, performance management and executive search.
Mr. Jobosco Das, Assistant Vice President Sales, Zerodha spoke on the topic “Capital Market” on November 7, 2022. Mr. Jobosco has over 15 years of corporate experience as a Finance and Business Development Professional. He began his career with Hold Brothers on-line investment services and then worked as a Business Partner in Helfen and then joined Zerodha, an online trading platform.
Mr. Abhra Dutta, Senior Industry Principal, IoT Solutions, Infosys spoke on the topic, “Industry - 4.0 - Reimagining the manufacturing operation in digitization era” on December 3, 2022. Mr Abhra, with PGDM from IIM Indore, is a Senior Industry Principal in the Engineering Unit of Infosys Limited 20 years now and is currently leading the Industry 4.0 and Industrial IoT Center of Excellence in Infosys.
Indus Business Academy (IBA), Bangalore was established in 2001 with single programme focus in mind – Post Graduate Programme in Management. Over the years, the institute has established a tradition for excellence and quality in professional education. Ever since its inception the founding mission at IBA has been to bring excellence in Teaching, Training, Corporate Networking and in Placements. The journey in pursuit of this mission has seen it progress into the league of Top B-Schools in India. IBA has been attracting students from all parts of the country making it a ‘mini-Indiapura.’
Established in the city of Bengaluru the institution boasts of a sprawling 8.5 acre campus having over 3.5 lac sq. ft. of built up infrastructure with all modern facilities aimed to meet global standards in business education. With 100 Mbps Wi-Fi broadband connectivity in the Campus, round the clock access to library, 13 specially designed (seminar style & board room style) classrooms along with 3 state of the art fully functional auditoriums and in campus hostels (separate for Boys & Girls); the institute provides the ambience as well as facilities for students to access information on a real time basis.
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