Majority of Top B School Students are below industry average

India's top Business schools along with IIM Ahmadabad are below the industry average in terms of decision making and in terms of customer satisfaction orientation and focus.

This survey was done on Tier I and Tier II business schools in India and the survey revealed that college students score below the Industry standard in sales acumen.
1.35 per cent of students in tier I colleges
2.60 per cent of tier II

Moreover, 40 per cent of students in tier I colleges and 48 per cent of tier II college students score below industry standard in terms of customer focus.
Around 2,500 students across more than 80 B-schools in India were included in the study conducted by Jombay -- a talent assessment and analytics platform.
The tier I colleges include Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Kolkata, IIM Lucknow, IIM Bangalore, Xavier Labour Relations Institute ( XLRI), S P Jain Institute of Management and Research, Faculty of Management Studies (FMS).
Tier II colleges include Delhi School of Economics, Symbiosis Institute of International Business, Amity University, IGNOU (Delhi), Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA), BITS-Pilani, and 70 other colleges.

IIM Ahmedabad-Top in Ecommerce Hirings 2014

Ecommerce companies accelerated the hiring ratio in top B- Schools in India. More than 6000 students graduated MBA this year in 2014 and the placement season was flooded with the major Ecommerce players in India. Coznizant, Flipkart, Amazon gave warm welcome to the students with handsome salaries.
The top Bschools in this hiring lists were IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Indore, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Shillong, XLRI
"One in five respondents indicated that they might consider a startup after gaining experience at their first job, and are open to the risk and challenge that come with working independently or on board an online/e-commerce set up. This is a trait seen largely in toppers from premier campuses, who aim to operate as young entrepreneurs in the near future," said Surjya Roy, director, Nielsen India.

New Management Development Programmes launched in IIM Ahmedabad

The academic session which is starting for 2014 - 2015 is having 11 new offers for MDP (Management Development Programmes) students.

From this session onward total of 77 open enrolment Management Development Programmes (MDPs) are being offered for 2014-15. Eleven new MDPs have been announced for the year 2014-15," the institute said in a statement here.
One of the new programmes on offer is 'Business Dispute Resolution: International and Domestic Arbitration', likely to be coordinated by Anurag K Agarwal.
'Doing Busines Abroad' and 'Family Business: Organisation, Strategies, Internationalisation and Succession' will be coordinated by Ajeet Mathur.
'Employee Engagement : A 3D Approach', 'Strategic Transformational Training Methodology' and 'Industrial Relations: Changes, Challenges and Responses' would be coordinated by Jerome Joseph.
'Business Turnaround and Organisational Transformation' and 'Managing People for Excellence in Healthcare' will be coordinated by Sunil Maheswari.
'Designing Systems for Developing Internal Talent' and 'Leadership Pipeline' would be coordinated by Biju Varkkey.
'Psychological Assessment and Psycho- Metrics' will be coordinated by Promila Agarwal and 'Enhancing Service Quality in Healthcare' by Rajeshkumar Chandwani.