The institute aims to divulge value based world-class management education to create employability and develop socially sensitive business ready leaders.
Astonishing Infrastructural Facilities
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 spreads over 5 acres equipped with the 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 the collections of the most interesting videos and movies/films on management. IIMS has excellent sports and recreation facilities on campus, with the dedicated facilities. It strives to be a home away from home during the 2 years of stay and forever after.
Remarkable Accreditations of SaiBalaji Group
In the era of creativity and innovation, the role of business schools has changed; innovate or perish, invent and cherish have now become the key words. The strength of SaiBalaji Group of Institutes lies in its Student Centric and Faculty Oriented Approach, along with the development of personality by designing the curriculum around academics, corporate relations, and extracurricular activities. The institute offers Savitribai Phule Pune University affiliated MBA, and AICTE Approved PGDM programs through its management institutes namely, SaiBalaji International Institute of Management Sciences (IIMS) and International Institute of Management and Human Resource Development (IIMHRD) exclusive for women.
IIMS (International Institute of Management Studies, Pune) offers PGDM, two years full-time residential program. This program is approved by AICTE with dual specialization in Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations, International Business, Media, Retail and IT.
About the Founder
Prof. Manish R. Mundada is the Founder and President of SaiBalaji Education Society. He is an innovator, edupreneur and educator holding bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pune and an MBA degree from the University of Toledo. He worked as a Graduate Assistant for Dr. Bruce Kuhlman in the year 2000-2001. He is currently the President and Executive Director of SBES and IIMS respectively. Over 10 years, he has played a vital role in grooming, motivating students and has personally mentored 10+ entrepreneurs. He has also received numerous accolades.
Prof. Mundada 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.”
Career Opportunities and Exposures
Industry-Academia has been the institute’s forte and directed towards creating a higher degree of exposure to the real corporate environment. More than 250 companies like Mondelez India Foods (Cadbury), Infoedge, Zomato, Panchshil Realty, Nestle India, Times Legend Travel (Africa and Dubai), Kuehne + Nagel India, India Bulls Real Estate, HDFC Bank, Reliance Brand, BOSE Corporation, Berger Paints, H &R Johnson, Asian Paints, Robosoft Technologies etc. participate in the recruitment process. The average CTC offered is 4.5 lpa for a fresher.
The exclusive personality development programs are designed to stimulate the real challenges that student would face in the professional world. The soft skills enhancement workshops, finishing school program by international trainers, include emotional and social quotient, stress management. The students undergo 5 months industry internship program. Guest lecture series, industry visits, conclaves, etc. are also designed. Institute guarantees full development of the students’ professional abilities through the certification program in Business Analytics, SAP, and Digital Marketing etc.
SaiBalaji Group of Institutes believes in the global exposure for meeting the challenges of the millennium. The International Study Tour to Europe, South East Asia and UAE is also organized in the second semester. Recently, it has signed a MoU with Global College, Malta for student and faculty exchange program.
Major Achievements of the Institute
IIMS has been ranked 22nd Private Institute in India by Times ‘B’ School Survey. The institute is recognized & awarded as the Best Education Brands and Great Indian Institute by The Economic Times and Forbes India Marquee, respectively. Also, the SaiBalaji Group of Institutes has been bestowed with astonishing awards and accolades. Such as The Best Academic and Industry Interface, The Best ‘B’ School in Placements, Education Leadership Award, and The Best Industry Academia Interface 2016-17 GIC (Global IT Commune).
Prominent Faculty and Accomplished Alumnus
IIMS has the right mix of industry-academic experience and faculty members are actively involved in creating and disseminating knowledge through teaching. The institute provides academic inputs from full time faculty, International visiting faculty, Domestic visiting faculty, and guest lectures by Industry experts. Most of the faculty holds Ph.D. The faculties are encouraged to create a balance between research and teaching. Prof. Vijay Nimbalkar, Prof. G. V. Subba Rao, and Prof. Pinak Bhatacharjee are some of the prominent faculties. Also, Neha Sakuja, (Batch 2006-08) Senior Financial Advisor at ICICI Securities PWM, Gaurav Singh Bhadoriya (SBIIMS- MBA, 2015-17) Times Legend Travel, and Mayur Pant (Alumni Batch 2012-14) International Business- Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi are some of the renowned alumni.
Annual Events and Extra-curricular Activities
The institute organizes various cultural, sports, academic and corporate events like Business Conclave (HR, Marketing, and Finance) Startup and IB Conclave, CEO Conclave, Case and Research Conference, Corporate Football League, etc. This enables to enrich the experience of students enhancing their personality thereby improving their decision making and interpersonal skills. Various social activities are also organized by the institute.
Every year, SBES organizes intercollegiate cultural and techno management fest Vista- Manthan. 1000+ students across Maharashtra showcase their talent through various cultural competitions like dance, singing, rock band and fashion show. The hallmark event of Vista is The National Business Plan Competition aimed at encouraging business idea and innovation.
Since IIMS is a fully residential campus, the celebration of culturally diverse festivals and 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.
“Words of Trust”
“Institute provides every possible assistance to ensure students reach their full potential… full credit to IIMS for providing me with the opportunity to pursue two internships with top brands… Infoedge and Berger Paints.” – Satyajeet Singh PGDM YEAR 2 (batch 2017-19)
“The PGDM program at IIMS is industry oriented. A mix of academics, extra-curricular and corporate activities keep the student updated and energetic throughout the day. Our semester includes 1000 hrs of input with a ratio of 400 hrs academic, 200 hrs extra-curricular and 400 hrs industry input in the form of guest lecture, workshop, live projects, industry visits etc., finishing school program from the international trainer. It’s a lifetime experience.” – Harshvardhan Bhosale PGDM YEAR 2 (batch 2017-19)
“Life at SBES is incredible. Cosmopolitan and festivity like environment makes learning stimulating and fun.” – Revatie Yenkie, (MBA-IIMHRD, 2015-17) Sales Executive SG5 Mondelez International