Indian Institute of management Bangalore’s (IIMB) EPGP batch of 2014-15 managed to secure the highest salary of Rs 37.89 lakh with 56 students bagging senior positions with top companies during the final placements. Two students of the batch chose not to participate in the placement drive.
As many as 31 recruiters turned up to offer positions ranging from Vice President, CEO & Managing Director to Lead Consultant and Associate Manager. The average salary offered was Rs 22.15 lakh and median salary offered was Rs 21.19 lakh.
The companies included Accenture IT, Acura consulting, British Telecommunications, Daimler, Deloitte, Ericsson, Flipkart, Goldman Sachs, Idea Cellular Ltd, Infosys, Microsoft, PwC, Sun Edison and Virtusa.
The batch comprised professionals from diverse backgrounds including Project Management, Technology Consulting, Product Development, IT/R&D, Operations Management and Business Development.
The average work experience of the batch was 8.2 years with an average international experience of 2 years.
IIM B’s One Year MBA (EPGP) had gone up by a massive 20 ranks – from 82 rank to 62 rank in the Financial Times Global MBA ranking in 2016.
FT’s Global MBA ranking is the among the most prestigious and comprehensive ranking of MBA courses and ranks the Top 100 MBA (top 1%) courses out of almost 10,000 MBA courses across the globe. Consequently, a spot in the Top 100 is considered a huge honour for business schools.
IIM Bangalore describes the Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP) as “an intensive full time residential program created specifically for professionals with remarkable track records and 4 to 15 years of work experience in a wide range of industries.”
It provides students with the same solid foundation in key management concepts and disciplines as a global two-year MBA, with similar rigour, range of electives and grading criteria. A key advantage is that the course work builds on the diverse and extensive work experience of the students.