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  2. 2. contents pg 1 • Deans Message pg 2 • Mauritius - Education in Paradise pg 4 • About IBS pg 6 • Awarding Bodies pg 7 • Learning Methodology pg 8 • Why IBS? pg 9 • Degree Programmes (MBA/BA) pg 10 • IBS Corporate Relations Group pg 12 • The IBS Advantage01
  3. 3. OL Mau SS S ritius CHO U SINE CH B ISITE ieve I bel er h ool. gh s Sc of hi us ines stitution nd. We CH B ic in beyo ral to ISITE st dynam on and eer seve s you the mo regi ess ca ral stager ome ean in o welc ol to be dian Oc heir bus ls at seve uld like t ur scho the In nc e t ivid uaI wo ill find o tion in adva of ind s. I w u ca in g to e needs State you s ed ent wish eet th e. ited derway es n busin he stud ned to m perienc the U rt un ith offe r t e sig rk ex o l from the effo tudent w g ra ms d and wo s Scho ngly in the s an gin prog cation sines stro you ry ch edu H Bu elieve so l provide and eve of ITEC e I b il ly to IS s hat w apid e c moome ve becau school t in this r to th e I hav this ing a ur caree r ative peed e uild ltern to s mad We are b ance yo an a g s . dv offer are goin busines l here ols to a climate. e n. W s. We ant na o the t business atio port atio educ program ost im an intern While ld ess g m wor busin nnin the ou to orld. ile iqu e in d long ru tanding xpose y nd the w fore. Wh l r e un cost an un ders ing to e m arou ever be i-cultura We a l high y to e go ff fro ke n mult typ ica your wa s. We ar and sta lenged li vibrant on tool culty chal in a you pts and ith fa u will be e located my e re w e of conc ss cultu TECH yo you will b y. ours ns and e I busin ent at IS r studies g econo , m he c ratio ver t e d u a stu leting yo th a thriv in io n. O nal corpo sition, th p i ed ucat i-natio of t ran was an com nation w iness mult tage rees isla nd eo f bus ral large t each s ess deg at eve A sin dvoc for s ess. y bu a big a worked wn busin due to m with a I am r, I have d my o loy ntre g e e emp ial ce udyin care also own s able to r. om merc ill be st cess. a o have edge I w tant fact ling c ou w suc l r bust t peer. Y toward d within k now ely impo is a ithou u n ritius s yo nts a you e xtrem of Mau ocation w driven a w stude ill serve tion It is a l as fello at w d na ust our e th islan climate. at are j ith y us is on The erful th p w uriti the d ers evelo a learn won ide oth u will d ity of M y to r career. s o along etwork y l commu life. n tunit you ppor n Th e n mercia rki ng t he o ahead i om r wo have move . the c you will to ation hout you you form th roug here ill allow r more in H w at w ITEC h or fo et o IS d tools t counsell Com iques an issions n m tech ct an ad Con ta , erely Sinc d Bair Mike Dean 01
  4. 4. mauritius the paradise life in mauritius Mauritius has a cosmopolitan culture. Co-existence among Mauritians of Indian, African, European and Chinese ancestry has led to a sharing of cultures and values, a collective participation in festivals and increased understanding between people of different backgrounds. Mauritius is today a unique melting pot of peoples, languages and cultures. food Mauritius is a paradise for the senses, not only for the eyes with its beautiful landscape, but also for the palate. Gastronomes will find a variety of flavors and aromas inherited from the different migrations through its history. Culinary traditions from France, India, China and Africa, the best-known and appreciated cuisines in the world, have been passed on through generations lifestyle • Mauritius has strong ties with the French cuIture through its history, which have left a very French style of "savoir vivre" • French dishes like the daube, civet de lievre or coq au vin served with good wine bear the testimony of these traditions. • Mauritius is a paradise for the senses, not only for the eyes with its beautiful landscape, but also for the palate. • Culinary traditions from France, India, China and Africa, the best-known and appreciated cuisines in the world, have been passed on through generations. • In Mauritius prawns are boars that constitute a whole part of the French food. • In Mauritius, the biriyani is famous among the Mughlai dish . Its a rice preparation with oil,meat and aromatic spices. The smell of biryani attracts the salivating & drooling gourmets. mauritian culture The population of the Island is approximately 1,300,000 made up principally by people of European, African, Indian and Chinese origin. Mauritius takes pride in the fact that these different cultures co-exist in peace and succeed in creating a cultural entity that is distinctly Mauritian02
  5. 5. mauritiusthe advantagemauritius advantage for education• A multi-religious country due to its diverse ethnic mix of peoples originating from various countries.• A stable economy with steady annual GDP growth, and ability to compete in the global market.• Mauritius remains unique in its region in having identified ICT as a fifth pillar of its economy alongside sugar, textiles, tourism and financial services.• A strong and stable economy based on agriculture, tourism, light manufacturing for exports, information and communication technology and financial services• Mauritius is a signatory to a number of regional and international agreements• Cost of education is comparatively lower than that of other countries.• Students will get global exposure with multinational companies having locations in many countries around the world• Mauritius is a financial bridge between India, China, other Asian countries and rest of the world.• Extensive learning exposure to French and African markets specifically• World class hospitality learning experiencemauritius as a knowledge hubGlobalization is increasing pressure on countries to open up their economies to the restof the world.Mauritius ranks first across the UN Global Competitiveness Report on theAfrican continent and has been spearheading a number of initiatives to develop Mauritiusinto a Knowledge Hub.In line with this vision, the Mauritius Government is committed to bringing 100,000 foreignstudents to Mauritius by year 2020.work culture• The average working week is 9:00am to 5:30pm. However, many executives work longer hours.• Mauritian business protocol and tradition demands punctuality when attending meetings. It is also best practice to arrange appointments several days in advance.• It is customary to always shake hands. When being introduced or when meeting someone, as well as when leaving.• Business cards are welcomed in business culture and are generally exchanged at the end of business meetings.• Misplaced or exaggerated praise is not appreciated in Mauritius business culture.• It is considered rude to ask direct personal questions about occupation, income and background. 03
  6. 6. Mauritius ISITECH BUSINESS SCHOOL ISITECH BUSINESS SCHOOL (IBS Mauritius) introduction ISITECH Business School (IBS Mauritius) is approved by the Mauritius Qualifications Authority (MQA) and accredited by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC); local legal entities operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources. IBS programmes are designed to provide talented and ambitious students with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve positions of leadership within their chosen profession. The combination of IBS’s strong technologically rich curriculum and state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, coupled with an unparalleled commitment to a friendly learning environment and to students’ personal development, uniquely prepares IBS graduates to excel in their chosen professions and to lead rewarding and creative lives. origin The story of the origin of this Business School and its evolution through various stages, starts in the year 1998 when the frst campus was established in Hyderabad. IBS is part of an International Academic Institution namely, St Mary Isitech Business School which has been a source of continuous support to thousands of students developing their careers in Business Management, Financial Services and Logistics since 1998. vision ISITECH Business School is to become regarded as the premier management education and training institution in the Asia Pacific and African regions; imbibing virtuosity in wealth creation and management for the permanent benefit of global citizens. mission ISITECH Business School’s mission is to give the global student the opportunity to transform their careers; allowing them to flourish as corporate citizens and in doing so, helping them transform the corporations for which they work into truly great global enterprises.04
  7. 7. IBS CAMPUSlocation Cyber City, Ebene• IBS is in the middle of cybercity, where major multinationals are located.• Close contact with global businesses and professional organizations as well City practitioners.• Students are accessible to corporate world in Cyber City.• Meets modern companies technological needs.• Linked by the main highway to the airport in the south (25 minutes away) and the capital, Port Louis.• A thriving and vibrant business hub with many African headquarters, including SBC, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Accenture, Infosys, TNT, Intel net and Hinduja, Apollo group and many more. 05
  8. 8. awarding bodiesaffiliationsISITECH Business School is affiliated with Coventry University and Institute of Commercial Management (ICM).Coventry University is a forward-looking, modern University with a proud tradition as a provider of high quality educationand a focus on applied research. The University also prides itself on the blend of strong links with industry and commerce,underpinned with entrepreneurial business acumen; preparing students for work in the competitive global job market.Coventry University operates under Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). QAA is an independent body funded by subscriptionsfrom universities and colleges of higher education, and through contracts with the main higher education funding bodies.QAA is governed by a Board, which has overall responsibility for the conduct and strategic direction of their business andassures standards and improves the quality of UK higher education.Institute of Commercial Management (ICM) is the leading global professional body for Commercial and Business DevelopmentManagers. It is also an internationally recognised examination and awarding body for business and management studies.The Institute of Commercial Management benefits from full recognition by the regulators of external qualifications in England– the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual).At Ofqual, they are responsible for maintaining standards, improving confidence and distributing information aboutqualifications and examinations. They regulate general and vocational qualifications in England and vocational qualificationsin Northern Ireland.accreditationISITECH Business School is accredited by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) & the Mauritius Qualification Authority(MQA).Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), has as objects to promote, plan, develop and coordinate post-secondary educationin Mauritius and to implement an overarching regulatory framework to achieve high international quality.The Mauritius Qualification Authority (MQA) is a corporate body with objectives to develop, implement and maintain aNational Qualifications Framework (NQF) – a system designed to recognise the attainment of knowledge, understandingand skills; ensure compliance with provisions for registration and accreditation of training institutions; ensure that standardsand registered qualifications are internationally comparable; and recognise and evaluate qualifications for the purpose ofestablishing their equivalence. 06
  9. 9. learning methodology• An important feature of the learning inputs is to enable the quality manager to look at the world not merely from a mechanical point of view, but adopt a holistic perspective.• The participants in the programme are urged to move from a competitive approach to a collaborative style and from aggression to stewardship and joy of serving.• The concept of wealth is redefined from property and money to knowledge, new ideas and wisdom.• The thinking process is reoriented from analytical to creative and intuitive.• Last but not the least the concept of man is differently viewed in a social, humanistic and holistic way as against an economic and material approach. 07
  10. 10. why IBS?internationallecturers • visiting faculty from Coventry University for face to face teaching.face to face withcoventry faculty andinternational • practical focus programs using case study based learning.lecturers from India,United states, UnitedKingdom • scholarships available to all Mauritian students.global • internships and campusinternships placements in leading companies.global exposurethrough internships • free workshops by international speakers and CEOs.in the United States,India, China & Dubaiwith top companies • highly favorable bank loan schemes available to all students.digital by • fully air conditioned, digital classrooms with interactive audio,design video and campus-wifi.free laptops, wifi,digital classroomswith interactive • free laptop with all lecture materials pre-loaded for every student.screens, digital librarypreloaded on laptops08
  11. 11. IBSdegreeprogrammes MBA/BA and Diploma Courses TEC accredited 09
  12. 12. corporate relations group (CRG)introductionThe Corporate Relations Group is the heart of IBSs approach to building a career route for students studyingat IBS. It acts as a bridge from the academic to the working environment whereby students get exposure andreal work life experiences through internships, project works, surveys and /or case studies.The Corporate Relations Group advises students on choosing the right career path, depending on theircapabilities, potential and interests. The CRG team builds strategic alliances with companies to facilitate theimmersion of students. Our partnerships include many of the most influential companies in the local economyas well as globally recognized brands across a wide variety of industries. We look forward to building goodbusiness relations with many other companies who will be participating in IBS Internship Fairs held throughoutthe year.internshipsISITECH Business School leverages the assistance of its network of partners from the private and publicsectors to place students studying full time in internship roles. The internships may vary in frequency andduration but have to be in line with the designated field of study. The internships may be remunerated with astipend.Through the Corporate Relations Group, IBS looks into the career path of a student. The internship programmeis designed to put students on a career route with a company so as to have some exposure in the workingenvironment, to build a career in the future and face global working challenges easily. We already have somecompanies providing internship programmes to our students and we continue on building good businessrelations with many other companies in Mauritius.placements – part time to full timeAn internship programme given to a student varies from 6 months to 1 year. This can be classified as a parttime placement for those with below 6 months internship period and for those having a more than 6 monthsit is classified as a full time internship period. The ultimate aim of the internship programme is to provide eachIBS students with a full time placement in the long term.part time workIn line with the Budget Speech 2011, the Government has provided for a new scheme whereby foreign studentswill be allowed to work for up to 20 hours per week. IBS is very supportive of this policy and will certainly bringits full contribution.10
  13. 13. consultancy projects – surveys, project works, case studies IBS gives its students to work with well known companies on surveys, project works or case studies which is part of the academic programme and designed by Professors for students to apply their academic knowledge to the real world. liaison – CEO speaker series IBS has integrated the CEO Speaker series in the academic programme of students. This gives students the chance to hear from CEOs and have discussions on related industry topic. This provides exposure to the work environment and both local & international contexts.international exposureIBS has a pool of foreign students with diverse culture coming togetherfor studies in campus. Each student has had exposures with knowncompanies in the global market. Hence, when they come to Mauritius toenhance their studies, they also bring in international exposure as anexperience for an internship programme with a local or internationalcompany in Mauritius. 11
  14. 14. ISITECH Business Schoolthe leaderin internationalbusiness educationwhy international students choose IBS:• visa is processed by IBS in Mauritius and no consulate interview• no IELTS, GMAT required• opportunity to have exchange programs to the UK• mauritius is known to have low cost of living with International standard lively hood.• Mauritius has a secured environment and political stability• high potential employment (full time and part time) as compared to UK• english & french-spoken country, so both english & french language skills would be developed• diverse faculty members from various parts of the world• Mauritius has tropical weather conditions, great lifestyle and living conditions• opportunity to learn about different cultures since Mauritius is a multi racial countryIBS advantages for local & international students:• courses are approved and accredited by TEC and MQA, government of Mauritius• internationally recognized awarding body; Institute of Commercial Management (ICM) & Coventry University• students will be able to improve their employment prospects as they will add work experience to their academic achievements. our CRG group which has established partnerships with various enterprises in Mauritius will provide students with plenty of opportunities to put their knowledge and skills into real-life practice• international exposure for the students having diverse faculty members from various part of the world• students are allowed to work on a part time basis for not more than 20 hours per week according to the Mauritian law• quality education has been endorsed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) an independent body in UK whereby students will benefit from high quality teaching from our international faculty members• students will benefit from excellent global career outcomes, for instance, we expect our graduates not only to become academically excellent but also knowledgeable across disciplines, leaders in communities, attuned to cultural diversity and active global citizens• students will evolve in a high tech environment; our campus is modern, equipped with high speed internet connection, interactive projectors and laptopscreatingcareersOur internship programme enables students to place their studies into context and gain practical experience at the leadingedge of industry practice.Students will learn to overcome technical and organisational challenges and will develop transferable skills such ascommercial awareness, project management, leadership and effective teamwork.creatingleadersOur teaching staffs have diverse backgrounds and nationalities and, our lecturers are highly sought-after businessleaders with consulting and boardroom experience.Students benefit from a balance of theory and practice through instruction from academicians and practitioners eachaddressing challenges facing today’s business leaders. 12
  15. 15. business international in paradise education Mauritius ISITECH BUSINESS SCHOOL contact us Mindspace, 45 Cybercity, Ebene Tel: +230 464 1281 Email: enquiries@ibs.ac.mu ibs.ac.mu01