Global Thinker & Padma Bhushan Awardee Dr Jagdish Sheth has accepted to rename IFIM Business School Bangalore in his name as the Jagdish Sheth School of Management (JAGSoM). Prof Jagdish Sheth is globally known for his scholarly contributions in the marketing, competitive strategy, and geopolitical analysis. Professor Sheth has over 50 years of combined experience in teaching and research at the University of Southern California, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Columbia University, MIT, and Emory University. Prof Sheth he has been advisor to numerous companies including Whirlpool, Motorola, AT&T, WIPRO, Aditya Birla Group, E&Y, Hughes Corporation, and others. He has published numerous books and award-winning articles. Professor Sheth has been advisor to the Government of Singapore in repositioning the nation for the future. He has also been the policy advisor to the U.S. Government about the future of the telecommunications industry. Recognizing his achievements, Government of India conferred him with the prestigious Padma Bhushan Award in 2020.
JAGSoM takes off from the many recent achievements of IFIM B-School, which is well known for its focus on employability-oriented curriculum and strong industry-interface. In 2018, IFIM became only the 6th B-school in India to be accredited by AACSB International. Recently, IFIM was ranked by QS Masters in Marketing Ranking 2021 amongst the Top 100 such programs (in 51-100 band) in the World for its PGDM (Marketing Major). The renaming of the school will result in higher visibility in the global arena
JAGSoM offers 4 Majors in PGDM : PGDM (Marketing Major), PGDM (Finance Major), PGDM (HRM Major) and PGDM (Analytics & Digital Business Major). PGDM (Marketing Major) and PGDM (Finance Major) feature in QS Global rankings, global ranking 51+ (Marketing) and 101+ (Finance) Band. These programs are targeted to groom professionals who are domain specialists and at the same time, can appreciate the interplay of various functions of management. This is a win-win for both the students and recruiters.
The program offers Global career opportunity and cross-cultural, cross-geography experience. The participants get to study one year in India and one year abroad with best value for money. Career Track Focus in new age areas with significant potential for a lucrative global career are offered with Internship with international companies. The international partner institutions are:
- State University of New York, USA
- University of Wollongong, Australia
You can choose any particular program offered under JAGSoM by opting in the common application form through declaring your program preferences.