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We Aim To Build Managers & Leaders Who Are Team Players: Dr Manish Jain, Founder CEO & Chairman, IBA Bangalore

IBA Bangalore has successfully carved a niche for itself as one of the most respected management institutions in India over a period.

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Business transactions, models, style, products have undergone a massive change in the past decade or two. This has resulted in sea change the way knowledge is shared and management courses are taught.

The role played by Indian institutes in taking the legacy of education to new heights has been phenomenal, and Indus Business Academy (IBA), Bangalore, has proved to be a torchbearer that has always challenged its own pedagogy to meet the requirements of the corporate world and current business needs.

Established in the year 2001, IBA Bangalore has emerged as one of the most successful business institutions in the heart of the Silicon Valley of India. Under the able leadership of its Founder & CEO Dr Manish Jain, who is awarded and felicitated at many platforms for his passion and contribution to the development of higher education.

IBA Bangalore has successfully carved a niche for itself as one of the most respected management institutions in India over a period.

IBA has consistently been ranked among India’s top B-schools and was among the first 20 B-schools out of the 5000 plus in the country to get an International Accreditation (IACBE, Recognized by CHEA, USA).

IBA differentiates itself from other B-Schools by its innovative pedagogy and its teaching excellence. IBA’s unique ‘Osmotic Learning Model’ that is 3D (Discussion, Dialogue, and Discourse) representation of learning, aims at making its students future and industry-oriented and most importantly better human beings and responsible citizens.

Another uniqueness is the CAPSTONE Business Simulation Program (offered by CAPSIM, USA). The students get trained to study & demonstrate leadership and the course gives them the exposure of running a complete business in complex situations, with reports showing correlations between management decisions & outcomes.

Every year IBA also sponsors the top 100 performers in academics at the end of First-year for the International Immersion Programme also known as OBSM (Overseas Business Studies Mission). Students visit B-Schools and corporate in countries like Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, etc. to see the business action live which gives them a chance to undergo short projects and to experience the business environment of International Corporations.

At IBA, students also undertake the ‘Six Sigma’ Green Belt certification programme by KPMG which enhances their skills for effective implementation of strategies. In association with SAP University Alliance students are also introduced to the ERP industry and gain an exhaustive understanding of Business Processes common across industries.

IBA also ensures the preparedness of its students for recruitments through the Advanced Placement & Training Programme (APTP). It ensures the success of students at every level of a company recruitment process.

A refreshing part of students’ training at IBA is the YES+ Course conducted at the Art of Living International Centre, Bangalore. The course teaches them to be productive and dynamic while staying cool and focussed under stressful situations.

The development of a student’s personality assumes utmost importance at IBA. Great emphasis is given on improving their leadership, communication and soft skills. This is the motivation in shaping the rigorous curriculum and student-driven activities, so that the students are not just knowledgeable but in fact employable as well. As evident in the statement by Dr Manish Jain – Founder CEO & Chairman, IBA Bangalore “We aim to build managers and leaders who are hardworking, team players, believe in the dignity of labour and pragmatic, having their foot firmly on ground”.

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