Saibalaji Education Society: Imparting Academic Excellence with a Holistic Approach
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To develop socially sensitive, innovative business ready leaders has been the motto of the institute.

SaiBalaji Group of Institutes (IIMS|SBIIMS|IIMHRD) has a distinct advantage of being a pioneering premier management institute housed near the Rajiv Gandhi InfoTech Park and automobile hub of Pune city. The campus is spread over 5 acres and is equipped with cutting-edge infrastructure and amenities. Each classroom is furnished with the best teaching supplies, while the library has an unparalleled collection of books, top management journals, latest periodicals, magazines, and case studies. In addition, it has AV resources with collection of the most interesting videos and movies on management. IIMS has excellent sports and recreation facilities on campus, with dedicated facilities for gym, yoga, table tennis, basketball, badminton, football, cricket, and volleyball. The campus provides a tranquil environment with ideal setting for pursuing extremely rigorous and intellectually challenging academic program. In all this, IIMS strives to be a home away from home during the two years of stay and forever after for its students.

A Visionary Institute

SaiBalaji Group of Institutes founded with a vision to impart value based world class management education creating employability by Prof. Manish R. Mundada in the year 2005 under the aegis of SaiBalaji Education Society. In the era of creativity and innovation role of business schools have changed, Innovate or Perish, Invent and Cherish are the key word. The strength of SaiBalaji Group of Institutes lies in its Student Centric and Faculty Oriented Approach, Along with, 360 degree development of personality by designing curriculum around academics, corporate relations and extracurricular activities.

The Resourceful Leader

Prof.  Manish R.  Mundada, Founder President SaiBalaji Education Society, an innovator, edupreneur and educator has completed his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from University of Pune and has a MBA degree from University of Toledo. He was awarded scholarship in Finance Department and worked as graduate assistant for Dr. Bruce Kuhlman in the year 2000-2001. He was associated with various eminent B Schools as visiting faculty.

He registered SaiBalaji Education Society in the year 2005 with a vision to impart quality management education to all sections of society. He is currently the President and Executive Director of SBES and International Institute of Management Studies respectively. Over a decade, he has a played vital role in grooming, motivating students, and has personally mentored 10+ entrepreneurs.

Prof. Mundada has received numerous accolades. He is recipient of prestigious of Vishesh Gaurav Purskar 2017 by Pune Jilha Maheshwari Pragati Mandal and Uddhav Shri Award in the year 2014 for his excellent contribution in the field of management education, Edupreneur of the Year in National Education Excellence Awards 2017 by ABP News.

His hobbies include Running Marathon, football, acting, and watching movies. He is a motivational speaker and focuses on youth empowerment and inspiring youth building national character. He believes that “With changing role of managers and corporate leaders amidst disruptions, we firmly believe that future lies with individuals with strong EQ, SQ and IQ. At IIMS we not only follow international academic practices, innovative teaching methodology but also focus on all round development of students. We focus on the holistic development of students imbibing on core values and character for success.”

Key Elements of becoming a Brand in the Market

Here are some of the pointers which made the institute a prominent name in the market

  • PGDM @ IIMS 3000 hours of Input in the form of Academic Syllabus, Industry Guest Lecture and Value Added Certificate Program +20 days of Live Project + 45 days of Winter Internship +90 days of Summer Internship]
  • 3000+ Alumni with presence of alumni in almost every state of India as well as every continent of the World.
  • Diversity in class in terms of educational, professional, and geographical backgrounds which adds immensely to the peer learning and ability to collaborate.
  • Highly qualified and accomplished faculty with diverse background, industry experience, and international research exposure and 75% faculty PhD.
  • Workshops and Certification Programs in areas like Data Analytics, Business Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning, Digital Commerce, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, SAP.

Effective Initiatives for Promoting Education in Maharashtra

The institute provides scholarships to economically backward students. An annual Intercollegiate Techno Cultural Management Fest Vista which involves numerous competitions. The students through Rotaract Club of SBES conduct various CSR activities with Zila Parishad Schools, perform Shram Daan etc. The institute also celebrates every festival to create harmony, cultural and religious respect amongst students.

The Accomplished Alumnus

The institute has a rich talent of alumnus enlisted below are two of them:

Saud Khan (IIMS Batch 2014-16) Portfolio Manager Anarock Capital, Dubai

“IIMS provided me with the apt platform to get a breakthrough in management consulting and I strongly believe that it was those few formative years of my career and exposure to industry which has helped steer my career to RAK Bank Dubai.”

Mayur Pant (2012-14) International Business- Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi

“The dedication, support and motivation of the faculty is remarkable and enables students to achieve their dreams!  The diversity in class room, interactions with international trainer and right environment of learning helped me adjust in global environment.”

Bestowing with Utmost Facilities

The holistic development of students is ensured by year round academic, sports, cultural             events, outbound training workshops, trekking, adventure sports and placement calendar. Organizing various cultural, sports, academic and corporate events like Business Conclave (HR, Marketing, Finance) Startup and IB Conclave, CEO Conclave, Case and Research Conference, Corporate Football League etc. This is enriching the experience of students enhancing their personality thereby improving their decision making and interpersonal skills. Social sensitivity is the credo at IIMS, each Saturday students work on a social project through which students are sensitized to respond to the changing social realities and develop corporate citizenship.

Every year SBES organizes intercollegiate cultural and techno management fest Vista- Manthan. Vista 2K18 saw 1000+ collegians across Maharashtra showcase their talent through various cultural competitions like dance, singing, rock band and fashion show. The hallmark event of Vista is National Business Plan Competition aimed at encouraging business idea and innovation.

Life at SBES may be hectic, frenetic, tiring but never dull. Between the many assignments and classes, committees (Cultural, Sports), Clubs (Rotaract, HR, Marketing, Finance and Entrepreneurship ), Interest Clubs (Dance, Music, Martial Arts etc.) and Activity Club (Social, Extracurricular etc.) are employed on regular basis.

Since IIMS is fully residential campus, the celebration of culturally diverse festivals, events (academic, corporate relations, extracurricular), make-up the collage of life on campus. One of the most distinctive features of the campus is that students run most of the things. The Students’ activities council is the channel through which the student body carries out most of its endeavors.

The institute has maintained stellar placement record with a wide-range of prestigious companies which are testament to the conviction of industry in the institute’s brand.  In the recruitment cycle 200 companies participated offering average CTC of 5 lakhs for a fresher.

Major Achievements and Accreditations

IIMS has been ranked 22nd Private Institute in India by Times B School Survey 2019 and recognized and awarded as Best Education Brands 2018, 2019, and Great Indian Institute 2018 by The Economic Times and Forbes India Marquee respectively. IIMS has been bestowed with following award and accolades:

  • Best Academic and Industry Interface by ABP News 2018.
  • Best B School in Placements at World Education Congress 2018
  • Education Leadership Award by BBC Knowledge at World HRD Congress 2017
  • Best Industry Academia Interface 2016-17 GIC (Global IT Commune)
  • Best B School in Placements 2017 by ABP News

SaiBalaji International Institute of Management Sciences received NAAC accreditation and also ranked 49th Private Institute in India by Times B School Survey 2019.

SaiBalaji Group of Institutes offers Savitribai Phule Pune University affiliated MBA and AICTE approved PGDM programs through its management institutes namely, SaiBalaji International Institute of Management Sciences and International Institute of Management and Human Resource Development exclusive for women.

IIMS, (International Institute of Management Studies, Pune) offers PGDM –  Two years full-time residential program, Approved by AICTE with dual specialization in Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations, International Business, Media, Retail and IT.

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