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Of Innovative Pedagogy & Teaching Excellence

Right from its inception, Indus Business Academy Bangalore has been attracting students from all parts of the country making it a ‘mini-Indiapura’.

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Established in 2001, Indus Business Academy (IBA) Bangalore has emerged as one of the most innovative business institutions in the heart of the Silicon Valley of India with a clear focus on offering only postgraduate programmes in management. IBA Bangalore is an exclusive residential B-school having built-up infrastructure of more than 3.0 lakh sq. ft over 8.5 acres of land with all modern facilities aimed at meeting global standards in business education. Over the years, the institute has established a tradition for excellence and quality in professional education. Right from the beginning, the institution has been attracting students from all parts of the country making it a ‘mini-Indiapura’.

Under the leadership of its chairman & founder CEO, Manish Jain, much awarded and felicitated for his passion and contribution in 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 differentiates itself from other B-schools by its innovative pedagogy and its teaching excellence. IBA’s unique ‘Osmotic Learning Model’ based on 3D (Discussion, Dialogue and Discourse) representation of learning, aims at making its students ‘future-ready 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 demonstrate leadership and the course gives them exposure to running a business in complex situations, with reports showing correlations between management decisions and outcomes.

INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE: Every year IBA also sponsors top performers in academics at the end of the first year for the International Immersion Programme, also known as OBSM (Overseas Business Studies Mission). Students visit B-schools and corporates in countries like Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, etc. to see the business action live, which gives them a chance to undergo short projects and 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. IBA also ensures the preparedness of its students for recruitments through the Advanced Placement & Training Programme (APTP). It ensures students’ success at every level of a company recruitment process. IBA also conducts the YES+ course at the Art of Living International Centre, Bangalore, which. teaches them to be productive and dynamic while staying cool and focused under stressful situations.

The development of a student’s personality assumes utmost importance at IBA. Great emphasis is given to improving their leadership, communication and soft skills. This is the motivation behind 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 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 the ground.”