IFMR Graduate School of Business is one of the leading management institutes in India. Under the auspices of Krea University, IFMR Graduate School of Business (GSB) is on a mission to re-imagine education backed by IFMR’s 50-years of strong history. With a renewed outlook, IFMR GSB endeavours to create a new generation of thinkers who will contribute to the ethical and sustainable development of the planet carried out by a capable leadership team, a re-imagined curriculum, talented and multi-faceted faculty and staff, and an agile and diverse set of students who are well-positioned to take the Krea culture forward.
The MBA program at IFMR GSB is balanced and holistic, enriched with Krea’s pioneering Interwoven Learning model that weaves creativity and action, arts and sciences, theory and practice, to make future leaders and entrepreneurs well-equipped to deal with challenges and opportunities of the future.
The flagship MBA programme is a perfect blend of theoretical knowledge and practical exposure, making students market-ready.
IFMR GSB offers an intellectual environment that helps students learn how to learn, explore their curiosity through action-based learning, acquire a spirit of inquiry and hone their capacity for independent thought and beliefs.
If you are considering IFMR GSB to pursue an MBA programme, then here are some of the highlights about their vibrant campus life:
A Home Away From Home
When you step into IFMR GSB’s Sri City Campus, a vibrant community immediately greets you with greenery and open spaces all around. Here, learning continues beyond the formal spaces of classrooms, labs, and the library. It also happens in the dining halls, creative spaces, suites and lounges!
Home to students from all over the country, here, diversity and vibrance go hand in hand. The sprawling 40-acre campus at Sri City has everything you may possibly need, including laundry rooms, faculty offices, common lounges, cafes and social spaces - there is no shortage of space to connect with friends or host meetings with faculty. Students are provided with air-conditioned rooms with an attached bath on a twin sharing basis. The hostel has gender-specific towers and common areas to relax and recreate.
With safety being IFMR GSB’s top priority, a robust round-the-clock security system, with CCTV surveillance, keeps the campus secure 24X7.
Sports & Recreation
Sports is an integral component of overall growth at GSB. The campus has especially been designed to promote spaces for sports, aiding students’ well-being. From open grounds, football field to indoor badminton courts, basketball court, table tennis, futsal, cricket nets and a lot more - students have access to state-of-the-art facilities accompanied by a collective indomitable team spirit, making IFMR GSB more than just a campus.
A lot of ideas and conversations happen over food. Taking this to the next level, the dining experience at IFMR GSB is a delicious combination of healthy, wellness, with a variety of options catering to all kinds of foodies on campus. With a 400 seater dining hall, the cafeteria’s diverse menu serves Asian food, North Indian food, and a range of snacks. What adds to this is the Capamocha Cafe on the campus.
Support Service &b Health Care
With an emphasis on physical and mental health, the campus has a number of facilities including an ambulance on standby, a Medical and Wellness Centre, convenience stores and a shuttle service to Chennai.
H.T. Parekh library at IFMR GSB has a vast collection of over 30,000 books on various aspects of Management, Social Sciences, and Literature. The library is equipped with all the modern facilities for learning and research.
The library has more than 100 Indian and International Journals in print form and more than 5,000 journals in online versions. It also has a varied collection of Audio Visual materials in the form of CD-Roms and DVDs.
A Campus with Vision
A campus enveloped in tranquillity and greenery, every step or decision made at the institute bears sustainability in mind. Driven by a vision to make the campus carbon neutral and smart, the institute is working on several initiatives and big plans to build a contemporary learning facility spreading across 200 acres. The future campus will be a learning environment that seamlessly weaves the internal with the external supported by world-class amenities for students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
From annual fests to sports activities, admissions to cultural events -- everything is organised and managed by the students at IFMR GSB. The various clubs and committees make the events engaging and competitive. These clubs make learning fun and also offer others the opportunity to compete with similar clubs at other institutions.
IFMR GSB provides top-quality management education with all the comfort and co-curricular activities that prepare students to be ethically grounded, highly skilled in integrated reasoning, serve as effective leaders of enterprises they join or create.
A young institution with a firm legacy, at IFMR GSB, you are encouraged to be more and be different, armed with the right tools to carve a niche for yourself in the business world of today and the future.
MBA Rendezvous wishes you all the best for future endeavours.