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  1. 1. Rated A++Ranked: NATIONAL 4th best for return-on-investment in South India School of Business We make you more valuable th 5 best for highest salary in South India 9th best in South India th 14 best for return-on-investment in India 23rd best in India We take the im out of impossible QSI Two-year Full-time MBA ISO 9001 CERTIFIED COMPANY of The University of MysoreThe University of Mysore Process Excellence
  2. 2. On the eve of every academic season, I cannot help but think about introducing new pedagogies and becoming innovated in content and teaching/learning methods. Though this is easier said than done, we never fail to make our best efforts. The role of academic environment and the experiences of the faculty are critical aspects in management education. Every management school grooms students either to manage organizations or become entrepreneurs. There is nothing like a typical organization. Each organization has a certain character, size and its own challenges. You cannot groom students in a less challenging environment and ask them to work in a high-octane atmosphere. The point is, there is a need for reviewing the curriculum on a continual basis. The training provided must help students acquire relevant knowledge, reflect on their strengths and weaknesses and move up the learning curve. Our task also includes instilling confidence in them by helping them convert their weaknesses into strengths and providing necessary knowledge and exposure to help them understand the external environment. At National School of Business, our teaching methods and curriculum are constantly reviewed, changed and modified so as to keep pace with the dynamic business environment. In addition, we prepare our students to face the world with confidence by imbuing them with positive character, the readiness to accept challenges and a willingness to strive for excellence. We believe, thats the only way to bring meaning to management education. At NSB, every minute is precious. Everyone strives to deliver our promise to make you more valuable. Sridhara Murthy President2
  3. 3. Contents16 4551 10 48 News and Events Important events that enrich the experience of the students. 4 Key Facts and Rankings The accomplishments you must know. 50 Success Stories Inspiring accomplishments of our students. 6 Governing Council Know the people who guide our mission. 51 Culture Club NSB is a melting pot of cultures. 8 Partner Universities & Associates 58 Disha Our renowned partners who share our NSB’s initiative for promoting vision. entrepreneurship. 14 Faculty 62 Social Media Club Globally reputed professors. Platform to facilitate students’ interaction on key business and social issues. 18 Faculty/Parents/Students Speak 63 Movie Club Get to know the experience of faculty, Exposes students to interesting and parents and students in their own words. enlightening movies on a regular basis. 22 A Different Approach 64 Sports Club Know why NSB is a unique B-school. Aims to inculcate the spirit of sportsmanship among all students. 24 The Key differentiators Our distinctive features at a glance. 66 iSME National School of Business co-organizes 40 Program 2nd International iSME Conference Two years of life changing experience. 68 CEO Shadowing 42 Infrastructure A rendezvous with Mr. Phanindra Sama A welcoming learning environment. (Co-Founder redbus.in) 45 Placements 71 Eligibility for Admission How end justifies means? What we look for. 3
  4. 4. Student Profile-Academic Background Students with work experience Commerce 15% 17% Class of 2012 Engg & Technology 23% 10% Business Management Arts 18% 34% Science Key Facts & Rankings Ranked 9th best among private B-Schools in South India Bhaskar Lakshya (Nov, 2011). Distinguished Faculty rated 4.8/5 (2012) and 4.6/5 (2011) signifying highest student Ranked 23 among B-Schools in India satisfaction. Many of our professors teach Just Careers (Sept 2010). internationally across Asia and Europe. Rated A++ Global Mindset Trail an international The Pioneer Newspaper (Oct 30, 2012) business study mission intended to provide exposure to global business environment. Ranked 24 (India) and 5 (South India) for highest salary average for 2012 Adventure Learning Program that gives (Digitalmailers, 2012) students the opportunity of experiential learning. Ranked 14 (India) and 4 (South India) Graduate Assistantships to provide hands on work experience and facilitate earning while for Best Return-on-Investment learning. (Digitalmailers, 2012) Student Consulting Projects to provide ` 85 lakh worth scholarships offered consulting capabilities to students. during 2012 Placement and Internship support MBA from The University of Mysore- enabling paid internships and 100% placements. Rated A+ by NAAC and is identified as an “Institution of Excellence” by the Government of India. Academic Partnership with top-Ranked International B-Schools Rank students at NSB The only B-School where ALL interested students were sent to FREE Exchange Program in Europe Governing Council comprises eminent academic and industry personalities from India, France, USA, Australia and UK. Diverse Student Body from India and Abroad promotes learning in a multi-cultural Gopal C. Arathi Pillai First rank holder First rank holder environment. Periyar University Amrita University4
  5. 5. Student receiving an award during NSB convocation from Dr. Marie Helene 5
  6. 6. Dr. Ali Yakhlef, PhD (Sweden) Mr. Nagendra H S, MS (Australia) Professor of Marketing and Management, Stockholm University He has over 15 years of IT consulting and development experience in School of Business. He teaches courses in Innovation and India, Singapore and Australia. Knowledge Management. Prof. B S Prakash, MBA (Marketing), IIM-A Dr. Anne Nelson, PhD (USA) Has 30 years of national and international marketing experience. He is Professor of Information Technology, Wake Forest University, USA, the Gold Medalist in MSc Program of Bangalore University and an and Vice-President of NMA, Inc., an information management alumnus of IIM, Ahmedabad. consulting firm that specializes in corporate e-training. Dr. Sanjay Sehgal, PhD Prof. Dominique SCHRAAUWERS Professor, Dept. of Finance and Control, Delhi University. He has done Former Senior Executive, Monsanto Corp. (Europe) his post-doctoral study from London School of Economics. He is on the Dominique has worked as consultant to many European firms, expert committee of All India Council for Technical Education for the especially those in Biotechnology sector. Mr. Dominiques valuable approval and accreditation of management schools. suggestions and strategies have remarkably helped companies to achieve superior profits. Prof. K V Raghavaiah, Former GM-HR, ITC Ltd. He is an alumnus of Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Manila. He Prof. Francine MAUBOURGUET has undergone management programs at world class universities like Former Head of International Relations at ESC-Pau, France University of Michigan, USA. Raghavaiah has over 35 years of She has managed over 40 university partners worldwide. She is experience in different facets of HR across industries and in different instrumental in organizing student exchanges involving hundreds of contexts. As the GM – Corporate HR for ITC Group, he played an anchor students every year. She has fostered a very strong network of role under the guidance of the Corporate Managing Committee, in international faculty enabling cooperation in high-quality research formulating and actualizing the HR Strategy to cater to the emerging and teaching. business context. Dr. Marie Helene ABBO, PhD Prof. Y. P. Rao, PG in Economics, Commerce and Management Head of marketing department at ESC-Pau, France Prof. Y. P Rao is a renowned management and organizational behavior . Marie has worked as International Marketing Manager at Peirre Fabre expert. He has worked as HoD (Management) in a PG Center in SK Pharmaceutical group. She specializes in B2C markets, luxury, health University, Mumbai. He has also worked as Principal and Dean in and cosmetics marketing, international brand management and co- leading management institutions in Bangalore and Hyderabad/ branding. She is also the author of a new concept in branding “Cause Secunderabad. He has conducted many self development and soft Co-Branding.” skills programs. Dr. Muneesh Kumar, PhD Prof. Sridhara Murthy S R, MBA (USA) (PhD) Professor, Department of Finance and Control, Delhi University He is the President of National School of Business and is a Doctoral He has teaching and research experience of over two and a half Scholar. He is the Regional Coordinator of Pau Business School (ESC- decades. He has authored two books and edited one book. More than Pau), France. Prof. Sridhara has won the national level “Shiksha 25 of his articles have been published in journals of repute. Bharathi Puraskar” awarded by All India Achievers Foundation. He has been conferred “Best Faculty” award several times for his innovative teaching. He specializes in International Business, Marketing & Strategy.Vision Dr. Thippeswamy, PhD (UK) Professor, IOWA State University, USA. He was awardedTo be amongst the most innovative B-schools with commonwealth fellowship during his doctoral education. He hasglobal outlook, committed to creating opportunities written many research articles and has presented his papers in manyto individuals with character and competence to international conferences across the globe.make them pragmatic and confident leaders who canshape businesses, society and the world.MissionTo sow in your minds seeds of profound managementthoughts and see that they bloom into thousands of flowers. 6
  7. 7. Board of Governors Prof. K. V. Raghavaiah Dr. Anne Nelson Prof. Sridhara Murthy Prof. Francine MAUBOURGUETProf. Dominique SCHRAAUWERS Prof. B. S. Prakash Prof. Y. P. Rao Prof. Nagendra H.S. Dr. Marie Helene ABBO Dr. Thippeswamy Dr. Muneesh Kumar Dr. Sanjay Sehgal Dr. Ali Yakhlef 7
  8. 8. The University of Mysore An enduring symbol of higher education in India The University of Mysore is among the foremost institutions of its kind, and is an enduring symbol in the sphere of higher education in India. It was founded by the then Maharaja of Mysore. The University of Mysore became the first University outside the domain of the English administration in India, the sixth University in India as a whole, and the first ever University in Karnataka. The University now encompasses 122 affiliated colleges and 5 Constituent Colleges (with an aggregate of 53,000 students). In addition, the University has 37 post graduate departments, 8 specialised research & training centres and 2 post graduate centres The President of National School of Business is seen displaying that together offer about 55 regular academic programmes to 3,500 MoU signed with The University of Mysore. students. The post graduate departments are reputed for excellence in advanced studies and research, and have attracted projects and the University of Mysore now envisages the 21st century as an era of grants worth crores of rupees from many national and international even greater growth and success during which it will produce well- institutions. qualified and well-motivated youth to serve humanity as teachers, Having served the cause of higher education and research with administrators, doctors, engineers, scientists, lawyers, social workers distinction and dedication for almost the whole of the 20th century, and in various other fields. l Accredited with A+ Grade by NAAC l Identified as an Institution of Excellence by the Government of India8
  9. 9. Highlightsl University in India to be assessed and accredited with FIVEThe first STAR status in 2000, and reaccredited with A+ Grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).Identified as an Institution of Excellence by the Government ofl India and awarded a grant of Rs. 100 crore to create a centre of excellence in Biodiversity, Bio Prospectus and Sustainable Development and foster all-round development of the University.Offersl as many as 75 postgraduate courses of diversified nature, 41 PG Diploma and other Diploma programs.Has al main library containing about 6,50,000 documents equipped with an access to 5000 full text of E-Journals and with an excellent infrastructure.lprogramsPhD in all departments and MPhil programs in select departments.Experiencedl faculty who have won prestigious fellowships and awards in the respective fields of physical and biological sciences, language, literature and humanities and social sciences.l with more than 20 leading Universities and Institutions in IndiaMoUs and abroad for promoting collaborative research, student and faculty exchange and granting academic affiliations to visiting scholars. Students of NSB with the authorities of The University of Mysore 9
  10. 10. International PartnersESC-Pau, FranceESC-Pau is a Grand Ecole. In the French System, a Grand Ecole is in 1969, is ranked No. 1 in France among all B-Schools for itsrecognized by the Ministry of Education and holds a pride of place in international network and 14th overall. ESC-Pau is a borderlessthe countrys university education system. It is accredited by business school attracting students from across the globe. ESC-PauConference des Grandes Ecoles. courses not only keep pace with changing business and education environment but also lead into new areas of investigation, emergingESC-Paus roots in industry are strong since it is supported and operated technologies, contemporary industry practices, promising career pathsby the Pau Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI). ESC-Pau, founded and social change. ESC-Pau is ranked No. 1 in France among all B-Schools for its international network and 14th overall. ESC-Pau, Accreditations10
  11. 11. Universidad de Deusto San SebastianThe University of Deusto was inaugurated in 1886. The University islocated on two campuses, in the two coastal capitals of the BasqueCountry: Bilbao and San Sebastian.The University of Deusto has signed over 200 academicagreements with renowned educational institutionsdemonstrating a clear commitment to internationalization.National School of Business has signed an agreement withthis university to offer international exchange opportunitiesfor its students given the academic excellence of theUniversity of Deusto. The motto of University of Deusto is Sapientia melior auro, which means “Knowledge is better than gold.” President of National School of Business signing MoU President of National School of Business receiving with ESC-Pau, France a copy of MoU from the University of Deusto, Spain 11
  12. 12. Association with professional bodies C C National School of Business is associated with World Trade Center, Mumbai, C C to offer certified courses in International Trade. World Trade Centre Mumbai National School of Business with a vision to create new generation W A D H W A N I F O U N D A T I O N entrepreneurs is offering Entrepreneurship Courses in association with NEN. National Entrepreneurship Network National School of Business is associated with National HRD Network to National HRD Network help students to explore opportunities in HR and allied areas of business & management. Global Shapers, a unit of WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM, Davos, Switzerland, to offer youth development programs National School of Business is associated with the LEAP program to offer pre- placement training and internships. The Learning & Employability Advancement Program is an initiative undertaken with the objective to create market ready individuals. The LEAP will help them gain firsthand knowledge of the financial sector with the help of our proficient training staff. AIMS is a networking organisation of business schools in India. AIMS not only conducts all India management aptitude test ATMA, but also organises various events related to faculty development and restructuring of the curriculum. National School of Business is associated with National Institute of Personnel Management not only to enable participation of students in seminars, conferences and workshops but also enable networking with HR professionals. NIPM is the only all-India body of professional managers engaged in the profession of personnel management, industrial relations, labour welfare, training and HRD in the country. Association with management aptitude test Common Admission Test12
  13. 13. Message"We at NSB are conscious that successful organizations are built bymanagers who are self-motivated, wholesome persons; and who canbe trusted for making the assets and resources of organizations morevaluable, with their Intellectual, Emotional and Ethical characteristics.Therefore, at NSB, these aspects are given utmost consideration rightfrom selection, orientation and in everyday grooming. This is in factour Motto.We are proud of our academic, guest, visiting and international facultywho associate with us by virtue of our values and our commitment tocreating value to our students and through them to organizations. Weare thankful to them for their dedication to impart functional depth,general management bandwidth and contextual businesscommunication to our students through concepts, illustrations andprojects. That is why our students stand out. We are proud of ourstudents. K. V. Raghavaiah Chairman, Governing Council 13
  14. 14. Know Your Professors Prof. Y. P. Rao - Prof. Y. P Rao is a renowned management and . “We at National School of Business organizational behavior expert. He has also worked as Principal and are a great team of innovative, Dean in leading management institutions in Bangalore and collaborative, seriously fun loving, Hyderabad. research oriented individuals. We Dr. Lalith Achoth - Has more than 20 years of experience in teaching strive to make classes enriching, and research. He has published several research papers and is a senior interesting and result-oriented.” resource person for various organizations. Dr. Ambashankar - M.Tech, MBA, PhD - A Postgraduate from BITS Pilani, he went on to complete his MBA from JNU and was awarded a Gold Medal for his outstanding academic performance. He pursued his Prof. M M Gupta - He is a renowned faculty in economics with over 35 Doctoral Program in Management at University of Maryland, USA. He years of academic experience. He has authored more than 10 books on is a TIFR Research Fellow from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Economics. He has worked with Blue-Chip companies like American Lloyd’s Ltd., Bluestar Ltd. And he was the CEO (Marketing, Operations, and Training Dr. R V Jayathirtha - Holds BE (Elec.), MBA and PhD (Industrial & Development) of Sundaram Industries Ltd. He is a visiting Professor Marketing) from Bangalore University. Heads “Bullseye Consulting to various South Pacific Universities as well as to IIMs and also an in- Group”. Teaches Marketing, Operations Management, TQM and Six house faculty for TQM for fortune 500 organizations. He has to his Sigma. credit innumerable articles in varied areas of Management and Prof. B S Prakash - Has 30 years of national and international Engineering. Recently he has become a Premium Educators Educator marketing experience. He is a Gold Medalist in MSc Program of in Harvard Business School. He has to his credit books on Business Bangalore University and an alumnus of IIM, Ahmedabad. Strategy, Organizational Behavior, Technology Transfers and Organizational Culture.14
  15. 15. Prof. Kumar Aneesh - He has been a yoga trainer for more than 20 corporate stint in companies like Citi Corporation, Nittany Decisionyears. He is an eloquent speaker, motivational trainer and a consultant. Services, Boavista Business Solutions & Austin Medical Solutions. HeHis expertise is in the area of personality development. currently teaches Mangerial Communication, Marketing Management, Strategic Management and Promotion Management.Prof. Mansur Ali Khan, B.E, MHRM - Started his Career as anEntrepreneur and then moved into Corporate Sector. His interest and Prof. C. Sanjeev - A trainer by Passion and Profession. He started hisqualification led him to handle the Training and Development career in the field of Marketing & has worked for over 15 years inresponsibilities entrusted to him very effectively. He is a Life Skills companies like Servier Group & DRL. He has trained professionals inTrainer by Passion and has trained 1000s of People from various walks companies like IBM, Oracle, Duetsche Software to name a few. He wasof life and diverse backgrounds. Currently this Live Wire Personality is awarded the “Best Speechcrafter” by Toastmasters International. Heteaching Technology Management at National School of Business. was the Head of Training & Research of EduPower Consultancy. His training programs has added value to many corporates & the studentProf. Sridhara Murthy S R - He is the President of National School of community. He has trained over 2000 students & is currently theBusiness and is a Doctoral Scholar. He is the Regional Coordinator of Manager of Corporate Relations at NSB.Pau Business School (ESC-Pau), France. He has won the national level“Shiksha Bharathi Puraskar” awarded by All India Achievers Prof. Surjyabrat Buragohain - Has more than 13 years of corporateFoundation. He has been conferred “Best Faculty” award several times experience in the areas of HRM, Finance, Business Development,for his innovative teaching. He specializes in International Business, Corporate Governance. Has co-founded two digital entertainmentMarketing & Strategy. companies. 4 years experience in the academia. Areas of interest: Strategy, HRM, Organizational Behaviour and EntrepreneurshipProf. K S N Bhat - He has worked for nearly 30 years in KSFC, a leadingFinancial Institution of Karnataka. He has worked in various capacities Prof. VKLV Kumar - Has worked for over a decade in reputedincluding as Deputy General Manager in Administration and Recovery. companies. Returned to pursue his first love of academic world. HasHe has stint of services at various Institutions like MSMEDI, RICM, EDII, teaching experience in Management and Consumer Behavior.KSPA. Now Prof. Bhat has donned the mantle of Deputy Director in NSB Prof. Suresh R - Work Experience over 23 years in Manufacturinghandling both Administrative and Academic portfolios. Sectors viz., EID Parry (I) Ltd., Hindustan Photo Films, HindustanProf. C. Balaji - He has the combined industry and teaching experience Unilever, BPL Telecom, Mphasis etc. Has been teaching for the last 12of 10 years. He has worked as faculty SIIT Computer Education and had years. Also worked as Director (HR) for Sanovi Tech. 15
  16. 16. Mr. Sridhar Rao Associate Manager, Accenture Tapping into KNOWLEDGE from diverse sources Knowledge is an important source of competitive advantage. Our sustained efforts at building national and international academic and corporate network ensure that abundant knowledge is imbibed to the students. Our academic calendar is always busy with expert guest lectures, seminars and workshops.16
  17. 17. Prof. Maruti Rao - Has wide experience as a banker with more thanthree decades of rich experience with Syndicate Bank in various senior Spectacular Faculty Ratings!positions. He has visited London, UK, on a training assignment withBarclays Bank NSB faculty have been rated 4.8/5Prof. B. K. Kumar - An alumni of IIMA, Kumar has 2 decades of by the students in a confidentialexperience at the CEO/GM level. His total experience of over 36 yearsencompasses All India and UAE & OMAN (over 14 years with Jumbo appraisal signifying highest studentElectronics, Dubai) and he has had substantial experience of handling satisfaction.brands such as Sony, Ricoh, Electrolux etc and has had continuousinteractions with the CEOs and senior managers of these companies inthe areas of Company and Brand Strategy, Expansion of Retail &Showroom Network for the middle east markets. He teaches in the International Professorsareas of Strategic Management & Marketing. Dr. Dominique BOUET, PhD - Business ResearchProf. G. B. Raju - Prof. Raju has a teaching experience of over 20 years Prof. Dominique SCHRAAUWERS - Strategyin Constitutional Law, Political Science, Public Administration, Prof. Francine MAUBOURGUET, MBA, MISBusiness Law & Legal Aspects of Business. He is a reputed lawpractitioner and a social worker. He has published articles in News Dr. Ian Hipkin, PhD - ManagementPapers & Magazines with a concern on Society. Dr. Marie Halene ABBO, PhD - MarketingProf. K R Upendra - He teaches Arts in Management studies at NSB, Prof. Stephen Platt, MBA - European Cultureunder the banner “FACE – Foundation for Artists & CraftsmenEmpowerment” a theatre organization comprising many theaterpersonalities. Visiting Professors l Sengupta, B Tech, PGPM (IIM-A) AmitavProf. Pratima Narayan - Holds Masters in Business Laws from theNaitonal Law School of India Unversity, Bangalore. She has done her l K G, MBA AnandLLB from Bangalore University and her Certification Programme in l Dr. Bisaliah, M Sc, PhD., (former VC, UAS, Bangalore)General Principles of Intellectual Property Rights from World l Jaiprakash, PGPM (IIM)Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). She has over 12 years ofprofessional as well as teaching experience. She teaches courses l K Jayasimha, MA, MBArelated to Business Law at National School of Business. l Joy Chakraborty, Brand ConsultantProf. K. R. Subbakrishna, MA, LLB - Has 34 years of banking l Sridhar Gopal, Senior IT Consultantindustry experience. Teaches Banking and Finance. l Srinath G, MCom, MBM (Asian Institute ofProf. Surajit Bannerjee - Prof. Surajit is an erudite and accomplished Management)senior executive with over 25 years of Indian and international work l Srinivasan, Financial Consultantexperience. He has done his PGDM with specialization in Marketing l Vijayaraja, FCA(IMT Ghaziabad). He is Certified in Professional Selling Skills based on l Upendra Bhide, ( L&T Komatsu), MA, LLBRank Xerox Model(New Delhi), Information Technology from NIIT(Kolkata) and Selling by Objectives from Mercuri International USA l Archana Joshi, ICWA, Mcom(Dubai). He teaches in the areas of Marketing, Brand management, M. K. l Ananda Raje Urs, Advertising ProfessionalSales and Distribution Management, Advertising & Promotions l Yogananthan, MBA, BPT Dr. S.Management, Retail Management, Industrial Marketing and RuralMarketing l Monica Dighe, PGDBM, MA in Economics l Nagaraja K., MCom, PGDHRM, CAIIBProf. Sorabh Bajaj - Prof. Sorabh is an MBA graduate from OhioUniversity, Athens, USA. He is a project management specialist and l Vijayalakshmi, MPhil, MCA, PGDCAholds certifications in PMP® and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt . He has l Jayakar Pai, CA, MCom Rajeshover 7 years of Industry and Teaching experience. He has co-authored l S. Hanuma Prasad, MCom, PGDM, PGDIMcase studies and course content for International Marketing publishedby FORUM International (Germany Based Education Provider). He l S. Murali, MCom, MFM, LLB, CAIB, FICWA, ACSteaches in the areas of Business Environment, International Business, l Kumar, MPhil, MHRM, PGD Labour Law Suniland Operations Management. 17
  18. 18. Faculty Speak Prof. Chandra Shekar B D Prof. K. R. Subbakrishna Email: cashekar@gmail.com kr.subbakrishna@gmail.com Teaches taxation 34 years of industry experience. Teaches Banking and Finance What I would like to appreciate most about NSB is that it has a genuine NSB is a caring institution and has a great zeal to give the best to its goal to groom world-class entrepreneurs and managers. It is really a students. The commitment of the president and his team is clearly great experience teaching at NSB. The students are cordial and visible in every action of NSB. The school has excellent infrastructure energetic. They have a high level of motivation and are eager to and is conducive to quality academic process. It has a very supporting experiment and learn. Every session that I take here add great value to administrative and academic team. It is a pleasure to be associated shaping the teacher in me. I look forward to continue my association with National School of Business. with NSB. Dr. Marie Helene ABBO, ESC-Pau Excellence and Ethics are the key drivers marie-helene.abbo@esc-pau.fr of NSB. The vision of Prof. Sridhara Murthy is very clear. NSB shares the same values that we share in ESC-Pau. The student is in the center of the pedagogical process. The professors are focused to make him successful from a personal and a professional perspective in order to increase his employability. As a balanced human being, he is aware of his role towards the society and its social issues. From my part, I really enjoy to work with all the NSB professors and I feel particularly happy to teach Indian and French students, all together in the same batch. They will be the managers of tomorrow. They will have to manage properly the 3Ps: Profit/People/Planet. I am convinced that NSB will give them the abilities, skills and competencies to succeed in our globalized world.18
  19. 19. International Professor. Specialized in HigherEducation Management, StudentDevelopment, International Relationsand Language Instruction.I have worked closely with the management team Prof. Stephen Plattand faculty of NSB since 2008. I am impressed by ESC-Pauthe vision and energy of Prof. Sridhara Murthy and Stephen.platt@esc-pau.frthe true meaning he gives to the word educationthrough the care provided to the NSB students. I cansee good opportunities for NSB in the higher educationsector, if the institutes ability to forge deep and meaningfulrelationships with international partners materializeseven further. Parents SpeakMr. Shibram Motilal Dr. Ishwarchandra Ramchandra KarkarePersonal Secretary to Prime Minister, GoI Head, Dept. of Pathology & Microbiology, ESI Hospital,(father of Sanjukta Motilal) Gwalior and claimed singer (Father of Nilesh)I feel proud today that my daughter has secured a place in your I stayed in Bangalore for a couple of daysInstitute. The benefits offered by National School of Business such as and found National School of Businessexchange program and global mindset trail are not offered by any different from others. Its faculty membersother school at such an affordable fee. The school has all the latest are sincere and devoted to their task. I metgadgetry and excellent faculty members. I really appreciate the team Prof. Sridhara Murthy, Principal Director,of National School of Business for the devotion and dedication they and found him to be a transparent person.have towards setting new benchmarks in management education.Mr. Victor Mr. Arjun MahajanBusiness Professional from Gujarat Software Professional – Philips(Father of Hetal Chauhan) (Uncle of Hershit Mahajan)We were searching for a good B-School. We came across many B- I was impressed by the amount of knowledge possessed by eachschools but were not satisfied with any of them. When we met the professor at National School of Business. I approached them only aftermanagement of National School of Business, we were impressed by receiving good feedback about the college from the people I knew.the quality of education provided by them and their transparent Looking back I think it was just the right choice made.nature. They provide opportunity for students to partake in studentexchange program and global mindset trail. 19
  20. 20. Students Speak Arun Jose Nidhi Goutham A home away from home Fantastic Experience The school encourages team work and the small, My experience with NSB has been fantastic. It has intimate classes give us the opportunity to get to been learning with fun and adventure all the way. know each other. Teachers are always engaged and The faculty members are young and lovely and this are passionate about their field. They bring relevant keeps us enthusiastic every second. We learnt to materials to the class and challenge us every day. recognize value of time at NSB. Kruthika V Vinaya Vishwanathan Orientation is great Lucky to be here The 15-day orientation classes were really great. I am lucky to be here. From receptionist to Dean, They helped me realize my potential and set my everyone knows my name and welcomes me with a career goals. I have also got the opportunity to smile. Others hear about wonderful schools, here I am interact and live with people from different parts of experiencing it every day. The rainbow of wisdom the country. It has been a great journey so far. showered upon me has been unlike anything I have ever known. NSB helped me chart my road map. Thaneswaran Paridhee Agarwal Has an understanding management NSB is wonderful I am very lucky to be studying at National School of Mae West said, Too much of a good thing can be Business. It has a beautiful environment and an wonderful, that is what I felt here in this college. Too understanding management. The faculty members much of NSB proved exquisitely and exceptionally are great and with their help and guidance I was able wonderful for me. At NSB, I felt like creative to get placed in a company named Jairo in Bangalore. liberated. This college protected the flickers of NSB is truly a global school. The motivation and curiosity, enthusiasm, and inventiveness and never encouragement, which I received at NSB has made smothered them in the eagerness to teach or to great contribution to my career. Its corporate relation impress. I as a student was always challenged to go cell has helped me a lot in mentoring my project, beyond my boundaries each time to establish a new guiding my career, improving my management and milestone in the timeline of my career. communication skills. Best choice made Deepti V. P. NSB is the best choice I have made in my life. The IMBA program of NSB is rigorous, interesting and challenging and gives a holistic perspective of two great countries – India and France. I am sure strong foundation and intense learning at NSB will help me for the rest of my career.20
  21. 21. A FRESHPERSPECTIVE...Every business gains by applying fresh thought toproblem resolution, exploiting market opportunities andbuilding resilient organizations. Our students are trainedwith teaching methods which require students to comeout with innovative thinking for problem solving. Thisapproach is an integral part of our curriculum andgradually enables students to develop fresh perspectivein thinking process. 21
  22. 22. A Different Approach You want a level of success that doesnt come from a typical classroom impressive and diverse backgrounds, and then we immerse them in an education. Thats why the National School of Business refuses to teach active learning environment that takes their experience to the next in a typical way. level. As one of the most prestigious business school in India, National Our unique student-led learning and action-led learning are nothing School of Business has been developing top business leaders ever short of transformational. You will become a better leader, the kind of since its inception. We consistently launch great careers because our confident and effective decision-maker who is highly sought after in all students learn by doing. Candidates are hand-picked for their sectors of business. Why we stand out? There are many MBA programs out there. National School of Business stands apart from traditional business schools because of its unique approach to training. The interlinked elements give you not just the business fundamentals that you would expect from an MBA program but also the leadership capabilities required to turn concepts into decisions, knowledge into action, and ideas into change. The NSB MBA opens your mind to how the business world really works and prepares you to take challenges head-on. Before you start asking to see a course outline, lets make one thing perfectly clear. How you learn is more important! Because no matter Prof. B. S. Prakash, Chair Professor, Marketing how engaging a faculty member may be, you cant be lectured into becoming a great decision-maker. functional boxes. Youll have too much information, or at times not enough, but through the program youll become comfortable making From day-one in the program, the pace is fast and unyielding, and the decisions when faced with uncertainty. adrenaline rush is undeniable. Each class is a journey through a complex, multi-disciplined business challenge. You are immediately Class preparation starts with each student tackling an individual confronted with the reality that in business, things rarely fit into tidy assessment of the case and crafting a plan of action. From there, you Renowned scholar Dr. Mathoor Krishnamurthy inaugurating an academic session Padmavibhushan Hon’ble Justice M. N. Venkatachalaiah addressing students of NSB22
  23. 23. test your ideas with your learning team, and new ideas and strategies National School of Business is committedwill emerge. Youll gain greater confidence in your decision, preparingyou for class itself. The Ivey classroom is the final step, opening up the to action-led learning. Its not justdebate to diverse perspectives and the surprising conclusion that there teaching, its a powerful decision makingis not “one right answer.” Thats why National School of Business is approach that becomes ingrained intocommitted to Case-Method Learning. Its not just teaching, its apowerful decision making approach that becomes ingrained into how how you operate.you operate. The transformation happens throughout your stay atNSB, as you dive into hundreds of cases. Youll build amazing problemsolving skills and develop the ability to recognize and seize businessopportunities, making you a rare double threat. And as youll see next,when it comes to case learning, it only gets better with the right peoplein class.Until you can apply your learning,you havent learned a thing!Anybody can learn a theory. All schools teach core businessknowledge, but thats where the similarity ends. At National School ofBusiness, we believe knowledge is necessary but not sufficient forcareer success. Pushing you to learn how and when to apply ideas isthe difference that will take you from manager to leader. Strongleaders are confident leaders. This confidence only comes withpractice, practice and practice. The classroom is where you will testyour ability to apply what youve learned and have your perspectivechallenged by your learning team, classmates and faculty. Through Laila, a Libyan student doing her MBA at NSBhundreds of cases and simulations, youre exposed to several years ofreal-life business knowledge in just two transformational years. OurCross-Enterprise Leadership approach prepares you with the breadth At National School of Business,and capacity to always see the bigger picture and to lead initiatives you learn by doing!that enhance the whole organization. The NSB MBA is a truly Each day, as you apply your learning, you accelerate your leadershiptransformative and inspiring learning experience. Its a bond that will capabilities. We call these capabilities NSB Leadership Essentials. Theyconnect you to an impressive alumni network. are at the core of everything we do and what truly differentiates our MBAs.Embrace Leadership in the real world is full of complexity. Problems dont arrive in tidy boxes labeled “marketing” or “finance.” Our cases are written with real information - sometimes too much, sometimes too little - so you can learn how to uncoverComplexity the critical details to make a sound decision.Be We emphasize action in all case discussions and always ask, “What would you do?” At National School of Business, youll learn that uncertainty always exists and leaders are required to step up to the challenge and make tough decisions.DecisiveCommunicate Contribution is a required component in all courses. Youll learn how to present your ideas persuasively and defend them with confidence as they are challenged by your peers and faculty. Communicating in a way thats convincing, yetPersuasively diplomatic, is a core skill you develop at NSB.Maximize Leadership is about identifying peoples strengths, allocating tasks accordingly and keeping your team motivated to maximize performance. The ability to coach and inspire others is a critical skill and a strong focus at NSB. CaseTeam Potential preparation, reports and simulations are all structured around teamwork.Manage Business demands that you have the ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize conflicting demands and perform under intense workloads. In our rigorous two-year program, youll face competing deadlines and learn to make the strategicVolume trade-offs required to thrive in any fast-paced environment. 23 Welcome to the most intense, challenging and amazing time of your life!
  24. 24. The Key Differentiator 1 The Exchange Program National School of Business has signed an agreement with ESC-Pau, Courses taught by International France, and University of Deusto, Spain, to facilitate student and professors at NSB faculty exchange programs. As of now, more than 100 students and l Prof. Ian Hipkins - Foundations of many professors from India have taken advantage of these exchange Management programs. l Prof. Marie Helene - Marketing Management The exchange agreement allows the students of National School of l Prof. Stephen Platt - French Culture & Language Business to study one full semester load of courses WITHOUT PAYING l Prof. Dominique Bouet - Business Research Projects ANY ADDITIONAL TUTION FEES. Courses taught by NSB Professors at ESC Pau/Deusto, Spain & St. Mary’s University, Bangkok l Prof. Sridhara Murthy S R - Global Marketing (ESC Pau, France) Doing Business in Asia (Spain) and Global Marketing (Bangkok) l Prof. K V Raghavaiah - Strategic Role of HR (France) Free exchange program for all interested students. No additional tuition fee. 24
  25. 25. Exchange Ideas…Expand Horizons.Exchange opportunities with foreign universitiesare built into our MBA program. They givestudents an opportunity to broaden theirknowledge base and learn in a multiculturalenvironment. 25
  26. 26. Exchange Program - France A godsend opportunity The exchange program was a godsend opportunity to explore myself at the international level. Students from India and across the globe participated in International Exchange Program. Professors from around the world came to teach the students in this unique program. It was an amazing experience to be there and get a deep firsthand experience of different cultures. In the six months that I spent there, I got the opportunity to watch the student and business life more More than 100 closely. I am really proud to be a student of National students from France School of Business. have taken part in the - Jashanpreet Kaur, Exchange Program Student exchange program conducted at NSB. List of students selected for exchange program in France Arun Kumar L. Harish Subramanian Harish.G Kannan J. Kiran P. Krishna Kiran Lohith Lokesh Mahesh T Musukula Nikhil Nandhakumar.P Prasanna Kumar.M.V Pritam Raj Sandeep Saranya Satheesh Kumar C Satheesh Kumar.G.S Shakthi Suresh Sindhu Prasad Sneha P. Swetha Tarunima Sirohi Thaneshwar Vinay Venkata Reddy Vinod Alice Jane T Madan Singh Vishwanathan Vishal Khanna Renuka Moletti Vikas Duhlani Avinash Amit Satyanarayan Abhishek Divya Kumar Shanky Ankita Nair Nikam Chauhan Choudary Neha Upadhyay Sooraj Mohamed Umar Vivek Siddhanta Salam Juniper Newar Hamsa Venkatarame Swati Kumari26 Krishnakumar Kaderibrahim Jayachandran Gowda
  27. 27. Exchange Program - Spain Kiran Babu Srishylaja S. Sandeep Chaudari Ujwala Yadav M. Anand Akrist Jha Deepika Thakur Deepawali Sharma Praveen Singh Jami Somnath Pukhrambam Jon Ander It is been such a nice experience that I promise I will I was going abroad for the first time and I knew it was come back at least once again. Thank you so much. going to be the best experience of my life. The people NAMASTE. here are great with lots of smiles all around Bangalore Email: balda91@hotmail.com and they make you feel as your are in home. Thank you very much. Email: andermendizabal@hotmail.com More than 25 students from Spain have taken part in the exchange program conducted at NSB.It has been the best experience of my lifeso far. This country is unique and veryspecial. I am happy to have come tothis county and to NSB. Thanks foreverything. - Patricia, Exchange Student at NSB 27
  28. 28. The Key Differentiator 2 Adventure Learning Experiential learning is the process of learning from experience. It is learning through reflection on doing. Experiential learning is related to other forms of experience-based learning such as experiential education, action learning, adventure learning and cooperative learning. Though, some of these forms of learning have relation with each other, they also have differences among them. In business schools, internship and job shadowing opportunities are some examples of experiential learning. In case of education through adventure learning, students are encouraged to participate in activities with perceived risks. This learning does not necessarily need to take place outdoors. At National School of Business, the focus is to encourage students to participate in trust building activities, problem solving activities and adventure activities such as rappelling, dry river crossing, rock climbing, water rafting etc. NSB focuses on different types of learning activities to broaden students knowledge base by encouraging them to take part in adventure education, shad-owing River opportunities, problem-based Rafting learning etc. NSB students participating in Jungle Gym Rappelling28
  29. 29. I learnt to optimally handle resources Bhanu Gupta We had a wonderful experience and a life-time adventure trip to Savanadurga, near Bangalore. The trip gave us real time learning with fun and enjoyment. Students did activities like rappelling, river rafting and dry river crossing during the day. At night we trekked though the forest and learnt how to handle difficult situations and use resources optimally. The faculty members who accompanied us were very co-operative and took care of all our needs with regards to food and stay. We also played mind games which inculcated in us the spirit of team work and helped us know each other better. It was one of the most memorable experiences of my life. The program has made me fearlessCharul Singh SenI was always afraid of adventure. But theadventure program conducted by NationalSchool of Business has made me a differentperson. The program was conducted inassociation with professionals inadventure learning and was an amazingexperience; it made me fearless andtaught me wonderful lessons for life.Activities such as rappelling,jumering, dry river crossing and riverrafting will stay in my mind forever. 29
  30. 30. The Key Differentiator 3 Global Mindset Trail MBA is the beginning of an exciting life adventure. We want you to make the most of it by understanding what happens in best B-schools across the globe. This study tour is intended to be a life-changing business and personal experience for participants. Program activities include Meeting with business and government officials l Touring l factories, multinational firms, port facilities & small family firms NSB students in Barcelona Meeting with local students l Experiencing local customs and business practices l This trip will be organized during the first year. This 10-day Attending cultural events l orientation in Europe is aimed at: Achieving l role transition in you from being student to being a manager Providing international exposure l Creating Global Mindset l Making l you understand the roles and responsibilities of an MBA student l first hand feeling of our academic partners Having NSB students in Spain Air Bus Visit A visit to Air Bus is a regular feature of NSB’s GMT program. Airbus is the worlds leading aircraft manufacturer whose customer focus, commercial know-how, technological leadership and manufacturing efficiency have propelled it to the forefront of the industry. Airbus modern and comprehensive product line comprises highly successful families of aircraft from 107 to 525 seat: the single-aisle A320 Family, the wide-body long- range A330/A340 and the all-new next generation A350XWB Family, and the ultra long-range, double-decker A380 Family. NSB students in Air Bus company, Toulouse, France 30
  31. 31. NSB students enjoying desert safari in Dubai The best experience of my life Nagaraj L Asgi The Global Mindset Trail to Europe was an unbelievable and memorable trip. The moments I enjoyed for the whole one year during MBA in National School of Businesswere equal to those 10 days that I spent in Europe along withfriends and faculty. GMT gave me significantknowledge about European culture and itslanguage. We performed a cultural show in NSB teamfront of a huge crowd in France. It is athrilling experience in Europe when you was the biggestrepresent India and perform. Overall, the Indian managementtrip to Spain, France and Dubai, was the student contingentbest experience of my life. to have ever visited France. A great exposure Mausami Machahari NSB students in Belgium The Global Mindset Trail was a fantasy and dream come true. It was the best trip of my life that I can think of. We were in a group of 60 people, which is not a small group. It was fun and exciting to explore France, Spain and Dubai in a big group. It was a great exposure to know their lifestyles, mindset, business etiquettes and culture. Visiting their churches, monuments and museums was like a fairytale. Surfing and Desert Safari was adventurous. NSB student in Doha 31
  32. 32. Dr. Patrice Cailliba, Dean, Pau Business School, France An INTERNATIONAL MINDSET- a must to succeed in today’s world Our MBA program entails student exchange program, global mindset trail and a host of teaching pedagogies with an international orientation. All are aimed at building in students an international mindset and preparing them for a global career.32
  33. 33. The Key Differentiator 4 Graduate Assistantships We provide opportunities for students to work on Thinking & persistence projects of reputed companies under graduate assistantship program. Graduate assistantships made us successful provide hands on work experience and facilitate For my internship, I worked as a marketing executive for earning while learning. GAs are recruited to assist branding and advertising at Aspect Professional faculty members in teaching and research. Consultancy for three months. My job included putting up shops, conducting events and increasing footfalls at Sigma Mall. It also included branding of the mall. We focused on handicraft products, both branded and semi branded. While we were given a target of Rs. 5 lakh profit, we surprised the management of Sigma Mall by earning a profit of Rs. 20 lakh. We organized events such as Ms. Bangalore, Fashion Show and competition for children with great enthusiasm. In the end, it was strategic thinking, persistence and zeal that made the team of National School of Business a big success at Aspect Professional Consultancy. Opportunity to experience and earn while you learn 33
  34. 34. The Key Differentiator 5 Student Consulting In consulting projects, a group of students act as consultants to solve real-time business problems in an organization. Unlike in internships, students in consulting projects are required to have good business acumen and skills in consulting, analytical and research skills. Students work together for about 8-10 weeks that culminates in a final presentation. Its the best credential a student seeking employment can have. Partial list of projects undertaken by students Earnst & Young ( A leader in IT Advisory Services) How to get the “FIRST MOVER ADVANTAGE” in Europe? Define its main business challenges, study the related software solutions and come out with suggestions to deliver the Right Technology Solutions to customers. Real time Earnst & Young ( A leader in IT Advisory Services) consulting Define “customer experience zone”, identify elements that opportunities create customer experience, measure and promote desirable customer experience. C t TOBO ing team a EADS – A leading Aerospace company t consult Studen Identify new markets for entry and map target markets for opportunities, threats, and competitor characteristics. Lun De Meil- A leading Honey producer from France TOBOC – A leading Canadian online B2B company “Study the brand position and suggest strategies to become a key “ Study the best practices of online B2B business portals, identify player in Indian market” benchmarks and suggest an innovative solution for enhancing the effectiveness of TOBOC portal. Reliance Office Depot - (Indias largest organized retailer for stationery) Strategies for moving beyond conventional ways of attracting customers or assisted sales. Student consulting team at EADS Student consulting team at E&Y34
  35. 35. The Key Differentiator 6 Industrial VisitsIndustrial visits are an integral part of our program. They are aimedto giving students an opportunity to understand the workingenvironment, processes and business practices of an organization.These visits give students onsite andpractical exposure, which is notpossible through classroom lectures.NSB, thanks to its extensive network with Giving studentsindustries and business houses, organizesindustrial visits on a regular basis to cutting-edgereputed multinational and Indian industry exposurecompanies.The visits are usually guided visits with NSBfaculty members accompanying the students in orderto help them through onsite explanation. Studentsare also encouraged to ask questions during thesevisits.NSBs faculty members take the help ofprofessionals from the industry to helpstudents understand the various aspects ofthe organization visited. Some of thecompanies to which visits are frequentlyorganized include: Coca-cola, Britania, TataCoffee Works, L&T Komatsu, Parle, HMT,Mysore Soaps and Detergents Ltd. etc. 35
  36. 36. The Key Differentiator 7 Personality Development Guinness record holder Prof. Mahadevan with NSB students CEO of Mind & Magic, Prof. Jayasimha coaching studentsPersonality development is defined as the development of theorganized pattern of behaviours and attitudes that make a persondistinctive. A persons character evolves throughout the life, umaralthough much depends on the inborn traits and neesh K c h Prof. A hop at NSBearly experiences. Life coa rks uru and onducting wo tiona l Yoga G cNational School of Business focuses on Internabuilding a persons communication Givingskills, emotional strength and instills in every individualhim or her confidence required forfacing the world outside. It also a distinctincludes building leadership, managerialand entrepreneurial skills. personalityNSB has made personality development andintegral part of its curricula. While regulartraining sharpens and deepens a studentsintelligence, personality development builds theirinner strength. NSB runs personalitydevelopment sessions concurrently with theacademic program. It organizes a series ofmotivational talks by experts and classes toimprove communication skills.NSB’s programs improve every aspect of astudents personal, business and spirituallife. They enhance an individuals level ofcommitment to society, inculcate ethicalvalues, improve interpersonal skills anddevelop a positive attitude. NSB hastied up reputed trainers to conductits personality developmentprogrammes.36
  37. 37. Mr. K. Vaidyanath, Non-Executive Director, ITC Ltd.,delivering the inaugural address at National School of Business“Mr. K. Vaidyanath enthused the students to be inspired by thedream of becoming leaders in their respective fields. Heshared his compelling belief that positive change can only bebrought about by leadership that is founded on Vision, Values,and Vitality. He advised the students that they must aim toevolve into holistic leaders driven by knowledge, integrity,courage of conviction, empathy and humility. He urged thestudents to pursue their own passions and at the same timebe propelled by the aspiration to make a difference to nationand society through selfless service.” 37
  38. 38. The Key Differentiator 8 Additional Certifications These courses are aimed at equipping students in general and specific areas of interest for better corporate careers. General l Advanced Excel l Business Analytics l Aptitude Test Domain Specific Marketing: l Social Network Marketing, Business to-Business & Retail Management Finance: l NCFM Certification through Reliance Capital HRM: l CHRMP (Certified Human Resource Management Professional) Enhancing skill sets. Building competenciesThe Key Differentiator 9 Membership to ET Club Provides access to seminars/contests across management schools All students of National School of Business are provided with a complimentary copy of Economic Times when the classes are in session. This helps students to be updated with developments in areas of Economics and Business on day-to-day basis. It also helps students prepare for the everyday "Business News" event at the college. Membership to ET club allows students to participate in business quizzes, seminars and lectures conducted by the Economic Times.38
  39. 39. “There was SO MUCHpacked in two years”Looking back after two meaningful years at NationalSchool of Business, I realized the magnitude of theprogram. Besides basic curricula, the program waspacked with several innovative features and togetherthey have added a great meaning to my experienceand empowered me to stride into the outside worldwith great confidence. - Monica Tomar 39

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