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Nurturing Quality, Leadership

SBM-NMIMS Global in its outlook, this institute provides its students a balanced exposure to research, academics and practical aspects of the industry

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With the entrepreneurial spirit of ascertaining and meeting industry needs for talent and skills, the School of Business (SBM) at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) is a leader in designing and delivering effective learning experience from the students’ perspective as well as industry.

Located in Mumbai, SBM is a hunting ground for corporates looking to recruit professionals. The consistent academic quality, research focus, faculty from top national and global institutes and strong industry linkages have placed the institution amongst the nation’s prime centres of educational excellence and research today. With a legacy of 38 years, NMIMS has grown to being not only one of the top business school in the country but also emerged as a multi-disciplinary and multi-campus university, along with nine Centres of Excellence. The SBM has taken major initiatives in terms of programmes, curriculum development, international linkages, placements and student’s development. The institute is accredited by the world’s premier accreditation agency for business education -- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

The various programmes at SBM are designed with a keen understanding of the future trends which will help students get a strong grip on advanced skills. In keeping with industry trends, NMIMS introduced several new analytics-oriented electives including Forecasting Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Visual Analytics, Social Media and Web Analytics and inter-disciplinary courses such as Finance for Developing Marketing Strategies, Marketing Analytics etc. It also offers highly flexible distance learning programmes through SBM for continuing education where self-paced learning is the key mantra.

The SBM is a globalised centre of learning, providing its students with a balanced exposure to research, academics and practical aspects of the industry. The institute, currently, has a number of well-established links with highly respected institutions globally. Over the last three decades, corporates have reposed tremendous faith and confidence in the graduates of SBM. The institute believes that the faculty plays a significant role in influencing careers and in some cases the destiny of the students of the institute. Hence, the development of faculty who will play this role is of utmost importance to the institution. It is towards this end that the SBM has an understanding with leading institutions like Harvard Business School for development of the faculty.

The SBM encourages excellence in research and publication activities, which can be comprehended from its 700-plus international publications, 600-plus papers presented in national conferences, 450-plus papers presented in international conferences and 350-plus national publications.

SBM, over the years, nurtured quality education which helped churn bright individuals. Some of the notable alumni of the institute are Aashish P Somaiyaa (MD & CEO of Motilal Oswal Asset Management Co.), Kaku Nakate (President & Country Head India at Bank Of America), Shailesh Chaturvedi (CEO of Tommy Hilfiger India), Richa Kar (Co-Founder & CEO of Zivame), Vijay Chandok (MD & CEO of ICICI Securities) and Sundar Raman (CEO of Reliance Sports).

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