The Future-Proof Teaching Techniques at IFMR GSB

The Future-Proof Teaching Techniques at IFMR GSB

Backed by the 50-year history of the Institute for Financial Management & Research (IFMR) and the agility of the Krea University, IFMR GSB has seamlessly evolved from a research-based institution to a full-fledged business school, offering full-time and executive MBA programmes, a full-time PhD programme, and a range of open and customised management development programmes.

The interwoven curriculum, incorporating design thinking and an immersive capstone simulation, prepares business students for a multi-disciplinary approach towards problem solving. Empowered with a global mindset and ethical foundations, IFMR GSB graduates are equipped to lead their organizations in complex and dynamic environments.

 The institute also strives to bring the real world to the classroom through experiential learning for the students, industry leaders, practitioners and subject experts to take engaging sessions on a regular basis to prepare the students as future managers and leaders. In addition to this, summer internships are an integral part of management education at IFMR GSB. The institute organises summer internships, guest lectures, practical consultancy projects and year-round management development programmes.

IFMR Highlights

  • Interwoven Learning for the 21st century
  • 2 years residential course with diverse and talented peers
  • Regular engagement with industry leaders
  • Access to extensive alumni network
  • Full tuition fee waiver scholarship to 3 meritorious students
  • Diverse faculty comprising fine academic scholars and industry expert
  • Industry oriented unique Area electives with a choice to study additional electives in other Areas
  • Immersive rigorous summer internships with Faculty Mentorship
  • one among the B-Schools with Best Faculty: Student Ratio
  • Placement services to meet career goals of students from different Areas
  • Notable robust industry network

Master of Business Administration(MBA)

 IFMR offers 22 core and approximately 55 elective courses during the two-year program, spanning 9 areas. Unique specializations offered include Quantitative Finance, Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI), and Data Sciences (i.e. Business Analytics).

The IFMR GSB first-year curriculum now includes four courses that inter-weave skills across management disciplines and liberal arts. Students learn about the challenges facing an organization in the real world and develop skills to effectively manage them. Three of these interwoven courses - Ethics, Design Thinking, and Communication - are co-taught by faculty members from multiple disciplines, as well as industry experts. The fourth course is the Capstone Business Simulation. In this simulation, each group of students runs a virtual company and competes with other companies in the industry. The students, as members of the top management of the company, get hands-on experience in making strategic and operational decisions for creating corporate value.

Specializations

  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Data Science (i.e. Business Analytics)
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Organization behaviour and Human Resource Management
  • Operations
  • Quantitative Finance and Strategic Management

Placement Highlights (Batch 2018-20)

  • Highest CTC: 13.60 LPA
  • Average CTC: 9.37 LPA
  • Median CTC: 9.50 LPA
  • Top 50% Average: 10.80 LPA
  • Top 25% Average: 11.80 LPA
  • Top 10% Average: 12.86 LPA

360 Degree Holistic Development

Building a highly productive and effective isn’t just taught in the classroom. There are many other factors that lead to a career development. Here are some of the campus highlights:

  • Library Experience
    The Krea Library adds a generous page to the knowledge experience. The library equipped with all modern facilities, provides a conducive environment to the users for their learning and research.
  • Clubs and Committees
    Student life at IFMR may be hectic, but never tiring, because of the fine balance of academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
  • Sports Experience
    From competing in a fun and welcoming environment to promoting fitness and well being, the sports experience is an integral component of overall growth at Krea. The campus has been especially designed to promote spaces for sports aiding student well being.
  • Support Experience
    From mental wellness to physical health, Krea cares about creating a comfortable campus experience. While the campus is embraced by nature, alongside we ensure, all support facilities are available right here.
  • Living Experience
    The residential experience at Krea imparts a sense of belonging. It brings together students from various backgrounds and perspectives under a roof of camaraderie. Work, relax and unwind, with comfortable personal living spaces to common lounges

In a fast-paced world of today, IFMR GSB students are prepared to face the challenges of tomorrow. Assisted by a rigorous process and trained by experts, the students hone their skills in group discussions, public speaking, aptitude training, communication skills and much more. Personalized coaching ensures that each individual excels. The institute also encourages student participation in events and programmes which help them in gaining industry exposure. From their ten-week long Summer Internship to final placements, the institute looks at a well rounded progression where their industry partners get to match their needs with the career goals of IFMR GSB students.

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