IBS Alumni : A growing faternity
IBS has a growing alumni base of over 7,400 who are currently pursuing fast track careers with 600 plus companies in India and abroad. Their success in the corporate arena is an sloquent testimony to their skills, abilities and hard work, as well as to the quality and rigor of business education at IBS. This extensive and fast-growing alumni network is one of the strengths of IBS.
In addition to building the reputation of IBS with their success, the alumni remain in touch with each other and with their alma mater through the IBS Alumni Federation (IBSAF).
With many IBS alumni pursuing careers in the corporate world in various locations in Asia, Pacific, Australia, USA, Europe and Middle East. IBSAF has international chapters at Singapore, London and Dubai in addition to 16 chapters in India.
IBSAF facilities networking among alumni by organizing alumni reunions, class-meets and other related activities. It also assists alumni in lateral career movement and career development. IBSAF also creates opportunities for alumni to interact with current IBS students.
Having had eight years of experience in marketing and engineering project execution businesses, I wanted to expand my business understanding and use opportunities the new world was presenting. To me, acquiring knowledge of Business Financials and Information Technology was the key driver for growth. I had different options to choose from various programs, but I chose IBS for its strong finance curriculum based business administration program. IBS has a very strong foundation in finance and the rigor to educate and develop holistic professionals. It has helped me grow exponentially.
"I personally feel that, IBS- Hyderabad is amongst the most beautiful, residential campuses in India. The campus encompasses high standards of management education with all the facilities that would be required by a management student. The Institute offers excellent faculty who are the best in their respective fields of management education. Students are also exposed to International faculty from time to time in order to get a perspective of international markets. The college offers an over all development of the student by conducting various leadership programs and classroom presentations. The case study type of teaching sharpens the analytical skills of the student. The college also has a fully dedicated placement team that interacts with students from time to time to help them plan their career. The placement team puts in their zealous effort is placing students across the top organizations of the country. The college offers various recreation facilities in terms of sports and clubs for students to unwind."
The 2 most valuable years spent at IBS has indeed sharpened my knowledge and helped a lot in shaping up my future in this highly competitive corporate world. Also helped me in growing as a person with strong analytical ability and with the capability of facing the situations ethically.
The program at IBS has given me good exposure not only into my IT stream but also into Finance and Marketing. A well-blended curriculum with cases studies boost confidence to face corporate world and its challenges. Overall I would say 2 years in IBS was a roller-coaster ride and I enjoyed every bit of it.
"Before coming here I knew things in bits and pieces, but one year down the line the course has made me see the big picture. The course provided a platform for peer learning to gain insight into all the function in and across the industries. The course helped me develop strategic thinking and eye for detail."
IBS has distinguished itself with a rigorous and challenging curriculum. The desire for collaborative learning is reflected in a shared understanding of the core values that are inculcated through professional and personal bonds at IBS.
"It was an amazing experience throughout the year. Joining in IBS Hyderabad for the Executive MBA program will always be one of the best decisions in my life. The faculty gave me valuable guidance to shape my career. The learning experience was very practical because most of subjects were taught based on case studies. Management research project, teaching methodology and class room sessions were highly practical and will be very useful throughout my career. For me, IBS will be the most memorable place in my life. I really miss the beautiful campus and great faculty."
"The one year MBA has given me a platform to move ahead to a more challenging career where I can use the skills I have honed during the program. I not only learned new things but also unlearned many things which could have hindered my path. The most attractive part of the program was the peer learning. Students from diverse background gave insights of different industries. The program, indeed, will help me in shaping my career."