Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship

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Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore
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Established 1993
Type Private business school
Location India Bangalore & Kochi, India
Campus Urban
Website XIME.org

Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME) is a top rated Business School in India. It has fully residential campuses, one located in Bangalore and one in Kerala, Kochi. XIME is the only institute in Bangalore with AICTE accreditation.[1] The Institute pioneered the Association of BRICS Business Schools (ABBS, estd 2008) which is a platform for management education in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.[2]

XIME front view.

ICRA has assigned national grade of "ICRA EB2 IN" and state grade of " ICRA EB2+ KA" to the PGDM program of Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship.[citation needed]

Board of governors[edit]

The Chairman of the Board of Governors of XIME is Sarosh J. Ghandy, Former Managing Director, Telcon Ltd. of Tata Group and Former Chairman of XLRI.The president of the institution is Prof. J.Philip Olassa, Former Director of IIM-Bangalore.

The key founding members of XIME include Prof. J. Philip, former Director, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and former Dean, XLRI and Founder President, Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS); Prof. Vijay B. Pisharody; Fr. Dr.E.Abraham SJ, Director XLRI, Jamshedpur; Rev. Dr.Alphonsus Mathias, Archbishop Emeritus, Bangalore; Rev. Dr.Percival Fernandez, former Director, St.John's Medical College, Bangalore; the late Prof.J.D.Cherayil, former Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Courses[edit]

  1. Two year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).
  2. Three year part-time course in Business Administration.
  3. Management Development Programmes.
  4. Executive / Entrepreneurship Development Programmes .
  5. 15 month Executive PGDM Programme

Notable alumni[edit]

Alumni name Designation Organization Location
Shailesh Menezes Head - HR HP India
Chandan Mishra Director PWC India
Gokul Santhanam SVP Mphasis India
Narasimhan S L Director State Street Bank Hong Kong
Sumesh Menon CEO U2opia Mobile Singapore
Karthik Viswanathan Director EMC Singapore
Arindham Sinha Managing Principal Consultant Oracle Dubai
Souvik Maitra[3] Managing Consultant IBM India
Ganesh Shenoy VP - HR HSBC India
Samuel Rufus[4] VP Deloitte India
Mahesh Raman AVP Ernst & Young India
Jijo Olassa Director Mindtree London
Nikhil Dwarakanath AVP Genpact India
Bipin Cherian Head - Emerging Markets Marico India
Elson P K Senior Manager - HR Tata Hitachi India
Raj Dam Founder Quizworks India
Babu Xavier Associate Principle Accenture Strategy India

International associations[edit]

XIME arranges international events in collaboration with seventeen partner institutions around the globe, including campus exchange programmes, faculty exchange programmes and an international study tour for its students. XIME took the initiative in formation of Association of BRICS Business Schools (ABBS), thus bringing together Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

XIME's international network comprises the following institutions:

• Audencia Nantes School of Management, France

• Cotrugli Business Academy, Zagreh, Croatia

• The Universita' Delgi Studi Di Milano Bicocca, Italy

• Negocia / Advancia Business School, Paris

University of Redlands,Los Angeles, USA

• Wuerzburg Schweinfurt University of Applied Science,Germany

• Kozminsk University, Poland

• Avans Hogeschool University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade (SIFT), China

• Association of BRICS Business Schools (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa)

Renmin University of China

• Global Management Education Institute of Shanghai University, Shanghai.

Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China

Shantou University, China

• International Business School, University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), Beijing

• State University for Moscow

• Graduate School of Business, University of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

• International Relations, FGV-EAESP, São Paulo, Brazil

Curriculum[edit]

XIME side lawns.

Students are given an opportunity to work with an NGO or Government organization in the social welfare field.

XIME has made it a requirement for the students to acquire a working knowledge of at least one foreign language. Currently,[when?] the students are required to study any one of the following three languages, namely German, French, Spanish or Japanese.

XIME offers a course in Entrepreneurship as a part of the PGDBM curriculum.

Summer project / internship[edit]

The students go through projects in the industry during their course at XIME, including a two-month summer project at the end of their first year and weekly industrial visits. Under these programmes, students are required to work with organizations in an area or department of their choice.

Club activities[edit]

Students take part in club activities during the first and the second year. The six clubs and the student forum are:

Marketing: "Markxime"

Finance: "Finitiative"

Systems: "Xsys"

HR: "Manthan"

Operations: "Xops"

Quiz: "5W2H"

"Catalyst", the student forum

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