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Indira School of Business Studies

Director Message

Dr. Renu Bhargava

Director – Indira School of Business Studies, Pune.

ISBS has complete faith in the potential of Indian youth and believes that unleashing such potential, demands that all the students learning to occur within a powerful learning environment which provides active, self-directed acquisition of knowledge, skills and attitudes.

At ISBS our industry-academia interaction brings forth managers of business corporations to extend the knowledge of their challenges, with the future leaders of business. All such efforts are aimed to have an impact commensurate with every student's ambition. The curriculum is ever evolving and has a progressive outlook with an intellectual rigor, where a sound foundation of critical thinking and articulating is laid, in an environment that encourages curiosity and discovery. We enlist the support of a strong team of faculty, who put their best efforts to motivate our students and guide them towards professionalism. ISBS is where it is today, due to the synergy between our organizational vision and culture. We have adopted a holistic approach, integrating physical, emotional and social development as we aim to build an attitude amongst the young aspiring managers, on how they can continually expand their capacity to create the results they truly desire. These values form the basis of our efforts to maintain being a premier management institute and we look forward to sharing this experience with you.

Academic institutions have the potential to generate a wave of positive change, thereby ensuring that individual aspirations flourish along with sustainable growth for business and environment. Such vast and incredible knowledge generation shapes the attitudes and behavior of business leaders through business education, research, training, and other pervasive, but less tangible, activities such as the spread and advocacy of new values and ideas. The roles and responsibilities of business as a global force are becoming more urgent and complex, and concepts related to foresight and agile decision making skills are gaining recognition as essential elements in business management. Indira School of Business Studies (ISBS) recognizes this precept of business leadership and augments its teaching and learning to drive business behavior through academics.

Indira School of Business Studies - Profile

Indira School of Business Studies, Pune, was established under the aegis of Shree Chanakya Education Society (SCES).

Shree Chanakya Education Society began as a trust in 1994, under the visionary leadership of Dr. Tarita Shankar, with an explicit vision to provide sustainable impetus to the corporate and entrepreneurial abilities in the youth. Unrelenting initiatives by the management team at Indira led to the creation of multi disciplines such as Management, Information Technology, Pharmacy, Commerce, Science and Engineering. All this growth is enabled and sustained by the expertise and exertions of Prof. Chetan Wakalkar, Group Director, Indira Group of Institutes, whose commitment and concern for students’ development stands unmatched. SCES has grown steadily and today boasts of several Institutes, having more than 12,000 students, from all over India pursuing multi-disciplinary graduate and post-graduate programs. The Institutes managed by SCES have maintained high academic standards and have successfully provided trained manpower to the diverse industry sectors of the country.

Indira School of Business Studies (ISBS) was established as a professional school to meet the growing needs of the business sector with an idea to bridge the gap between the ‘Campus and Corporates’. In a short span of time, the programs of the Institute were approved by AICTE and ISBS established its presence in Pune as a premier business educational institute. The curriculum design, methodology utilized, coupled with technology for teaching keeps the students abreast of the trends in the field of business and assures greater articulation of the same.

ISBS has featured in Top 100 Management Institutes in India in NIRF 2019 Rankings. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. ISBS believes that the emerging global environment requires professional graduates to be equipped with sufficient knowledge and confidence to face tough and competitive scenarios. The current global economy has created an environment where managers have to face greater situational challenges; predict and handle the impulses of the market and provide better quality products and services.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • Provide opportunity for application oriented learning in the field of business management to enhance decision making and leadership skills for managing dynamic business environments.
  • Engaging faculty in research and training to impart current business trends to students to enhance their analytical and critical thinking.
  • Forge industry and academic interface for student's exposure to manage the dynamics of business management.
  • Expose students to various community centric initiatives to foster sensitivity for work ethics and human values.

Program Outcomes (POs)

  • Apply knowledge of management theories and practices to solve business problems.
  • Foster analytical and critical thinking abilities for data - based decision making.
  • Ability to develop Value based leadership.
  • Ability to understand, analyze and communicate global, economic, legal, and ethical aspects of business.
  • Ability to lead themselves and others in the achievement of organizational goals, contributing effectively to a team environment.

Management Advisory Board-ISBS

Management Advisory Board steers the efforts in furthering the mission and goal of an Institute. Board members provide advice on strategic planning and developing the Institute's reputation locally, nationally and globally as leaders in business education. As a visible and influential body in the community, the board acts as a conduit to link individuals, resources and opportunities to the Institute. Through their leadership positions in respective industries and communities, board members garner support for the research, teaching and service initiatives of the Institute. The Management Advisory Board comprises of individuals who have distinguished themselves in their careers and who are recognized leaders in their professions and communities. The members are known for their ability to synthesize information and place it within the appropriate social, environmental and economic context. The strength and diversity of the membership is representative of the business communities that Indira School of Business Studies serves.

Sr. No.  Member Designate  Individual Profile  Organization  Name 
Member Industry  Managing Director     Yazaki India Private Limited  Mr. Prashanth Nayak 
Member Industry  Erstwhile V. P.  Tech Mahindra  Mr. Shantanu  Sharma 
Member Industry  Erstwhile President –Marketing Communication  Bhaskar Group,Mumbai  Mr.Sanjeev Kotnala  
Member Industry  Erstwhile AVP  KPIT Cummins     Ms Renuka Krishnan 
Member Industry  Erstwhile CEO  Tata Yazaki  Mr. B.S. Guha 
Member Industry  Founder and CEO  Going Digital  Mr. Sandeep Raut 
Member Industry  Senior Associate VP  Darashaw & Company Private Limited  Mr. Frederick Sidney Correa 
Member Alumni  Associate Director – India & APAC  Emeritus  Mr. Kevin Pereira 
Member Alumni  Senior Manager-Corporate Finance Group  Aditya Birla Finance Ltd.  Mr. Kashish Jain 

Isbs MBA program has been accredited by National Board of Accreditation.

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