- Monday, June 1, 2009, 22:27
- IIMs, In Focus
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Placements at various IIMS in their executive program remained subdued due to ongoing economic downturn. In this unprecedented and sudden economic downturn, IIMA has almost concluded its Placement for class of 2009 with a success rate of 93%.
IIMA despite its strong alumni base, numero uno position of its brand, struggled for 5 months to place a batch of 77 students with a 93% success rate tell a lot about challenges faced by MBA program in turbulent times.
- Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 0:33
- Editorial, In Focus
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One year Executive MBA program which has come into prominence in India due to success seen by ISB flagship one year MBA program faced its first real test after dotcom bust in year 2009.
ISB which was launched in year 2001 faced a quite uphill task during its initial years but slowly overcame all troubles to emerge as one of top global destination for one year executive MBA program. ISB one year program gave much needed opportunity to executives with significant work experience and in middle management to tap the opportunities offered by elite “MBA” tag without sacrificing significant time in the campus with almost mint fresh students. ISB model became so successful that very soon all leading B-School in India including IIMs launched their own version of one year executive MBA program aimed at candidates with significant prior work experience.