Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies

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Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies
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Type Public (Autonomous)
Established 1965
Affiliation University of Mumbai
Director Dr. Chandrahauns R. Chavan
Location Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Acronym JBIMS
Nickname JB or Bajaj
Website jbims.edu

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies is the Department of Management Studies of the University of Mumbai. The institute is named after noted industrialist and philanthropist, Jamnalal Bajaj. It is one of the most prestigious B-schools of India.

History[edit]

JBIMS was established in 1965 by the University of Mumbai in collaboration with the Stanford Graduate School of Business. JBIMS is considered to be unique in management education as it is firmly rooted in the local soil and capable of articulating the Indian ethos. In the contemporary era, when globalization and liberalization are the buzz words, the institute has (without disturbing the said roots) ordered itself to meet the emerging challenges, sentiments and opportunities that are coming with the new economic order.

Reputation and objectives[edit]

The major objective behind the JBIMS is to evolve an indigenous model of management education in tune with the contemporary demands of the Indian and the global environments. JBIMS has been rated among the top 25 business schools in the Asia-Pacific region and has been consistently ranked among the top 10 business schools in India.[citation needed]

The proximity of Bajaj with the commercial hub of India — Nariman Point — is an added advantage. This translates into the symbiotic affiliation with the corporate magnates, equipping the students with business acumen to become tomorrow’s leaders.

The institute has full-time faculty in the core management disciplines and the functional areas of management. The institute also has a panel of eminent management experts and senior practising managers from diverse fields of management. The B-School offers full- and part-time programmes in management

Besides the regular curriculum, students are involved in co-curricular activities like inter business school competitions, research projects conducted by the institute and are constantly interacting with the industry, thus strengthening their practical orientation and developing themselves into future business managers.[1]

Programmes[edit]

JBIMS offers full-time Masters in Management Studies programme. In addition to MMS, the institute offers full-time course of Masters in Finance (MSc Finance), part-time courses and a doctoral PhD programme. In addition to the regular academics, guest lectures are organised from time to time.

Masters in Management Studies[edit]

Masters in Management Studies is the flagship course of Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. It is a two-year full-time post-graduate degree course in management. Started as early as 1965, the course has been updated continuously to suit the corporate world needs and has been able to nurture prominent leaders. The institute offers specialisations in the second year of the MMS course. Students can specialize in:

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Personnel
  • Operations
  • Systems

MSc Finance[edit]

Master of Science in Finance course is structured to deliver a strong foundation in the principles and practice of finance. The objective is to help individuals enhance their effectiveness in finance. The MSc Finance course is designed to combine rigorous academic work with real-world relevance and practical application to ensure that content is intellectually demanding while being to the practical world of finance.

MBA part-time[edit]

JBIMS offers part-time courses that include:

  • Masters in Marketing Management
  • Masters in Finance Management
  • Masters in information Management
  • Masters in Human Resource Development and Management

Doctoral programme[edit]

The doctoral programme has facilitated substantial research and has produced several successful Ph.D. recipients. They have contributed extensively to a number of contemporary and relevant areas.

Campus[edit]

JBIMS enjoys an advantage of being in the heart of Mumbai, the commercial capital of India. Being in South Mumbai, where many the financial companies' headquarters are, it attracts senior management from the corporate world as guest faculty. The teaching at the institute therefore, supplement academic work with current industry expertise.

Rankings[edit]

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies has been consistently ranked in the list of the top 10 business schools in India. [2] Economic Times has ranked it at No. 9 in India.[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

Owing to the extensive list of its alumni who've reached top positions in various MNCs, JBIMS is also known as the 'CEO Factory'.[4]

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Coordinates: 18°54′32″N 72°48′44″E / 18.9089°N 72.8123°E / 18.9089; 72.8123