The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) has been ranked 53rd among the top 70 Open Executive Education Programme providers by Financial Times 2014 Executive Education Rankings.
This year, IIM Bangalore has improved its position by 10 rank points.
The FT 2014 Open Executive Education Programmes survey, which had around 6,500 participants, was open only to internationally accredited business schools that generated Executive Education Programme revenues of over $2 million in 2013.
Professor Shyamal Roy, Chairperson, Executive Education, IIM Bangalore, says: "B-schools like IIMB fulfil a promise made to support continuing education through Executive Education Programmes. We nurture top leadership talent. We enable those who have been working after their graduation to formulate an action plan that identifies periodic goals and strategic steps for career advancement. Through Executive Education Programmes, we offer executives new knowledge, based on solid research, to enhance their managerial skills. This experience also helps us enrich our teaching in the degree-granting programmes by citing real life examples underlying the theoretical concepts."
According to Professor Devanath Tirupati, Director In-charge, IIMB, the FT Rankings are a testimony to IIMB's quality.
"They reiterate that we are on the right track and offer information that helps our prospective students and stakeholders make their choice. If you look at IIMB's mission, we are committed to generating knowledge in the area of management and to disseminating this knowledge to all our stakeholders - full-time students, executives, policy makers and practitioners," he said.