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Sensitive To Industry Demands

SPJIMR Its biggest advantage is its location which allows for extensive interface with industry

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Situated in the corporate and financial capital of India, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's, SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) is highly recognised for its strong relations with the industry through which it consistently recognises the growing demands and adapts relevant alteration in the curriculum of the programmes offered at the institute.

SPJIMR has been awarded accreditation by the AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). SPJIMR’s Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Post Graduate Programme in Management, Fellow Programme in Management are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education. PGDM, PGPM, Post Graduate Executive Management Programme (PGEMP) and Post Graduate Programme in Family Managed Business (PGP-FMB) are accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA). The PGDM programme is also accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA).

Apart from its flagship programmes, SPJIMR also offers exclusive custom-designed programmes to address specific executive learning and corporate training mandates from individual organisations. It has collaborated with Indian Aviation Academy to establish a mutually beneficial strategic alliance that will broadly evolve and formalise a process of understanding and cooperation to develop human resource in the areas of education, training, and research. SPJIMR has partnered with Social Venture Partners to create job opportunity for 1 million Indians by 2020. It is a signatory to the UN ‘Principles for Responsible Management Education’ (PRME) and is one of only 30 schools recognised globally as a PRME champion. Recently, the institute partnered with UN General Compact Network India to host the 8th Asia PRME chapter forum at SPJIMR in the country for the first time. The institute acts as an autonomous body with entrepreneurial agility carving a distinctive path in management education. SPJIMR has acquired the reputation of meeting the social needs of undermanaged sectors by offering unique, purposeful and relevant initiatives. The pedagogy employed at SPJIMR involves a variety of teaching methods: case studies, design thinking, simulations, role plays, closed group analyses and applied to learn projects, interspersed with lecture sessions on theory and practice.

SPJIMR has actively participated in impacting and influencing management and corporate thinking and practice by producing rigorous and relevant world-class research and other activities. The institution has continuously built on the existing strength in high-quality teaching in management disciplines such as Marketing, Finance, Operations, Information management, People & Performance, Economics, General Management, and Strategy. Towards this, continuous research on using and improving innovative teaching pedagogy has helped the institute to equip the future leaders of the nation in business and other domains. SPJIMR has been focusing on innovation and social sensitivity. The institute was the first to introduce the industry-centric courses. The corporate industry suggests that the SPJIMR graduates are grounded, strong on values and geared to get things done at the grassroots level.