Second IIMpressions are best!
Alumni of IIM Bangalore’s Post Graduate Programme in Management, Anil Yerra, who was formerly with Wipro, and Vivek Srinivasan, Founder, Gradior Consulting, presented the alumni book, ’Second IIMpressions’, which has contributions from students of the PGP batch of 1996-98 to the IIMB Director, Professor Rishikesha T Krishnan, and the Dean of Alumni Relations & Development, Prof. K Kumar, on December 24, 2020.
Giving back to Alma Mater
We are happy to share that IIMB Distinguished Alumnus Sangeet Paul Choudary, PGP 2006, Founder of Platformation Labs has contributed INR 5 Lacs to set-up an excellence award for PGP Gold Medalist Student. This award will boost the morale of the well-deserved candidate.
We are thankful for his thoughtful gesture of giving to his alma mater.
IIMB achieves 100% Summer Placements; 139 firms recruit for 194 roles
All 525 eligible students of IIM Bangalore were recruited for summer placements by over 130 companies which made 529 offers. Roles offered included PE/VC, Business Analytics, Consulting, Finance, General Management, IT/Product Management, Operations, Sales and Marketing.
“The entire process of summer placements was conducted online, all 525 students, including PGP and PGP BA students, were placed in less than a week of starting the process,” said Prof. U. Dinesh Kumar, Chairperson of Career Development Services at IIMB.
“The novelty of the virtual ecosystem, integrated for the online summer placements 2021, will always be a landmark achievement. The continued support of our existing recruiters, the excitement of new recruiters and the amazing teamwork amongst all stakeholders have ensured the successful summer placements,” said Dr. Roopa Adyasha, Senior Manager of Career Development Services, IIMB.
“Traditional recruiters have supported us by bringing in new roles across divisions. New recruiters have come in. Other than the domain of Consulting, students have also received a large number of offers for S&M (95), General Management (81) and Finance (71),” said Anushree Jibhakate, Student Placement Representative, IIM Bangalore.
First batch of MBA in Business Analytics wins big
The first batch of students of the PGP-BA programme at IIMB has received offers in the domains of Consulting, Data Analytics, Product Management, Business Strategy & Operations across sectors, including Management Consulting, BFSI, E-Commerce, Ed-Tech and Transportation. Consulting Companies that recruited from the programme include Accenture, Alvarez & Marsal, Boston Consulting Group, Cognizant Business Consulting, Kearney, and McKinsey & Company.
Other prominent companies which recruited from the very first batch of MBA Business Analytics included Amazon, American Express, Appario, Citibank, Cloudtail, PayU, Titan, Uber, Unacademy & Yodlee. A total of 25 companies made offers to the MBA Business Analytics students.
Tapas Ranjan Pati, Manager – Career Development Services – MBA in Business Analytics, said: “The PGP-BA cohort, alongside PGP, put up a great effort to secure offers from top companies. Many marquee recruiters offered exclusively crafted roles in Business Analytics domain. The IIMB PGP Placement Committee managed this first-of-its-kind virtual placement process seamlessly.”
Professor U. Dinesh Kumar, Chairperson of MBA in Business Analytics, said that the response from prominent companies is a show of faith in the analytics programme offered by IIMB.
IIM Bangalore joins hands with Capgemini to nurture social start-ups
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore’s start-up hub, NSRCEL, will collaborate with Capgemini to support social start-ups.
The institute will accept applications for the programme from January 6. NSRCEL chair and IIM Bangalore faculty member, Prof Venkatesh Panchapagesan, expressed the institute’s excitement to nurture and upscale social entrepreneurs who wish to make a lasting impact on society, and appreciated Capgemini’s strong commitment to the endeavour.
This step is under the institute’s Social Programme, which was undertaken to support not-for-profit tech-enabled ventures which solve social problems and impact education, employability and the environment.
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