IMT Ghaziabad brings India its first DBA, jointly with Grenoble Ecole de Management, France
IMT Ghaziabad is rated A *** by CRISIL, has the SAQS accreditation and a member of AACSB and GBSN. IMT now offers a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) jointly with Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM), France – a global leader in management education. “A first in India, enabling induction of top executive experience into management academia formally, with a globally recognized degree” says IMT Director, Dr. Bibek Banerjee.
Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad and Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) share a strong bond that is growing stronger with the announcement of a joint Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) qualification – the highest in Management studies.
This is a meeting of titans. According to the Financial Times the Grenoble Masters in Finance is among the top 6and is among the top 50 executive education providers in the world. IMT Ghaziabad, on the other hand, is a top ranking B-School in India and is widely recognized globally.
This DBA with IMT Ghaziabad and GEM backing it willopen up a whole new vista for executive talent in India. “This first-of-its kind degree program in India will give the executive talent in India an opportunity to leverage their rich and deep experience at work to obtain a globally renowned Doctoral degree without having to leave their jobs in India,” says Dr. Bibek Banerjee, Director, IMT Ghaziabad.
Through its years in training Management talent, IMT Ghaziabad has been consistently turning out MBAs who have earned accolades in business and industry. In fact, the last ten years have seen IMT forge international linkages that are the best in India, enabling the institute’s students to become Indian managers with a global perspective.
India is currently undergoing a huge education boom. Its blossoming, well informed population of the under-26 are seeking out institutions that will add international value to their education, which unfortunately falls short due to lack of suitably qualified faculty. This IMT and GEM collaborated DBA will help to bridge the huge faculty gap that the country’s management institutes are grappling with right now.
Besides generating suitable faculty for B-Schools, this DBA will open up new opportunities. India, the technology capital of the world has a huge workforceemployed in technology domains. IT is becoming a part and parcel of our daily lives. “With the growing awareness of technology in everyday life, new and innovative ideas with practical and commercial solutions are the need of the hour. The DBA certainly will open more opportunities for such professionals,” Dr. Banerjee reiterates.
The DBA is well in line with IMT’s vision. It brings to the market innovative programs and works closely with the industry to push the boundaries of practice oriented research and development. “IMT is proud to be INDIA’s first to bring such a premium and globally accredited DBA program to the country. Through this collaboration, IMT and GEM will sow the seeds for the creation of a unique and new generation of business and academic leaders,” says Dr Banerjee.