“iFEEL develops and nurtures excellence in Leadership and Entrepreneurship amongst its students”
Institute for Future Education Entrepreneurship and Leadership (iFEEL) is a boutique business school, based out of picturesque Lonavala, India. The institute started its operations in the year 2010 and runs its flagship program of two-year full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). It has taken rapid strides in the B-School Fraternity and boasts of a hundred percentage track record on placements, since its inception. With the vision to convert itself into a University that would offer multiple world-class programs across the spectrum, the institute is offering outstanding exposures to their students. These programs attract a lot of value additions, like International Study Tour, Value Added Certifications, Program in Data Analytics, Global Citizen Leadership, Cultural & Sports Fests, and Research Summits/Paper Presentations etc.
Insightful Leaders of iFEEL
Dr. Sanjay Salunkhe is the Group Director of iFEEL. He has twenty-seven years of splendid work experience with various organizations like TATA Steel Ltd, Lupin Laboratories Ltd, Onward Technologies Ltd, and Digital Tools Incorporation, USA. He is one of the active members of Bombay Management Association and American Society of Training & Development. He is also the CEO of Jaro Education, which is one of the leading organizations in providing quality online education to working professionals. He is also the Managing Director of NET HR and Net Tec Pte Ltd., which is a Singapore based recruitment firm.
Another profound leader of iFEEL is Dr. Raja Roy Choudhury, the Director of the institute. He holds dual doctoral degrees in Economics & Psychology. He has been certified by Harvard and Yale University and has managed large engagements activities that involve multiple practices and technology verticals across India, Australia, South Pacific, Africa & South Asia.
Outstanding Career Opportunities and Exposures
The students of the institute got high exposure to a plethora of opportunities during the two years at iFEEL. Starting from the projects with the world-class organizations in India to the international internships and placements; iFEEL does it all.
Analytics – In Association with IBM, iFEEL is scheduled to offer a minor certification in Data Analytics to all its students with special emphasis on domain specific insights in marketing, finance, operations and human resources from the academic batch of 2018-2020.
Innovation – Students are allowed to make use of rainLAB, which stands for reflecting, act, innovate and nurture. Through rainLAB students get the opportunity to work and explore their innovative ideas related to processes, products or services. Also, they have an international faculty from Malaradelen University in Sweden, who the institute and takes sessions for the students.
Entrepreneurship – The institute encourages its students in entrepreneurship, by not only conducting classes on entrepreneurship but also nurtures an ecosystem that promotes entrepreneurship amongst its students. Today, it is common to see student start-ups mushrooming on campus, while they are pursuing their management degree. However, iFEEL has also won the prestigious National Entrepreneurship Challenge hosted by IIT Bombay.
i6 Speaker Series – i6 stands for igniting, involve, inspire, innovate, inculcate and incubate. In the speaker series, leading experts from various sectors and organizations visit the campus and share their knowledge and wisdom with the leaders of tomorrow.
Moreover, iFEEL will be offering a certification in Data Analytics as a new introduction from the batch of 2018-2020. Also, it intends to get into partnerships with Foreign Universities for the Exchange Programs or Twining Programs.
The institute conducts various events throughout the year. Every year it takes its students for an International Study tour to expose them to the international culture and world-class companies. The institute has taken its students to Sweden, Japan, China, Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland and has arranged industrial visits to the renowned companies like ABB, Volvo, Ericsson, Toyota, Mitsubishi, Lenovo, Bao Steel, IKEA, BMW, Audi, Swarowski, and Ferarri.
Under the Global Citizen Leaders (GCL) program, the students solve a real-life problem faced by Indian Organizations. The students are equipped with the tools that enable them to solve complex problems. The program runs for six months and the students get a rich exposure of looking at a problem with a 360-degree perspective.
Invictus is an intra-college sports competition that is managed by the students, of the students, and for the students. They compete in various sports like Cricket, Football, Badminton, Handball, Chess, Carom, Table Tennis, Volley Ball etc.
The students of iFEEL are not only been successful in their corporate life, but many of them have also started their own ventures. Some of the regular recruiters from iFEEL include ICICI Bank, AMAZON, Rallis India All State, Reliance, Coffee Café Day, Axis Bank. Some of the alumni have now become successful entrepreneurs. Mahesh Jethwa has founded his own apparel brand called Citric fashion, in various cities of India. Yash Ghelani, Vinay Gada, and Chandresh Gujar have started Whishbox and run a successful retail store in Mumbai. Agnes Thomas has started her venture; Orange Leaf. Her company is in content writing, training and development.
Words of Trust
“The learning curve at iFEEL has been very steep which has helped me get a competitive advantage and helped me compete with professionals from top b schools” – Harshidh Savla – Talent Acquisition Specialist – Zycus Infotech, Batch 2016-18
“iFEEL has helped me to develop a positive attitude towards my life & decision-making capacity in all aspects of my career” – Swati Chavan – Senior Executive – COO’s Office – Rallis India (A Tata Group Company), Batch 2013-15
“With a passion to excel & zeal to develop an entrepreneurial mindset, iFEEL is on its mission to raise the bars. A perfect blend of diverse students, awesome professors, experiential activities & a climate to die for makes iFEEL a perfect study center”- Abhishek Hawal – Sr. Business Partner & Wolverine at Never Grow Up, Batch 2013-2015