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Dr B R Shenoy Award for Dr V Anantha Nageswaran, Dean – IFMR

We are very glad to inform that Dr V Anantha Nageswaran, Dean - IFMR received the Dr B R Shenoy Award for this year in the awards ceremony held during the India Ideas Conclave (Oct 26, 2018) at New Delhi. The India Foundation -Swarajya awards are annually presented to four eminent social leaders to recognise their stellar work under the four categories of public life. Dr B R Shenoy Award (Economy) Dr S P Mukherjee Award (Politics) Sree Narayana Guru Award (Social Work) Ustad Bismillah Khan Award (Culture) It is a happy and proud moment for IFMR Family. Hearty congratulations to

Dr Anantha Nageswaran Joins as Dean of IFMR

IFMR is very happy to welcome Dr V Anantha Nageswaran as the new Dean who would steer the B-School in its next phase of growth and development. He assumed his duties on Thursday, October 4, 2018. Anantha-Nageswaran graduated with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (MBA) from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 1985. He obtained a doctoral degree in Finance from the University of Massachusetts in 1994 for his work on the empirical behaviour of exchange rates. Between 1994 and 2004, he worked for Union Bank of Switzerland (now UBS) and for Credit Suisse in Switzerland and in Singapore.

IFMR climbs 4 ranks higher to 34 in NIRF 2018

Government of India's Ministry of HRD- NIRF 2018 ranking has been released today and in the Management Institutes category, IFMR has been ranked all-India 34 (moving up from 38 last year) among the management institutes around the country. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country. The methodology draws from the overall recommendations broad understanding arrived at by a Core Committee set up by MHRD, to identify the broad parameters for ranking various universities and institutions. The parameters broadly cover “Teaching, Learning and Resources,” “Research and Professional Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,”

IFMR gets SAQS Accreditation

Institute for Financial Management & Research (IFMR), Sri city, India has been accredited by SAQS (South Asian Quality Assurance System) for a period of five years from 14th December 2017. SAQS is an international system of strategic audit and accreditation designed for the assessment of Institution in widely different national contexts. It is a globally benchmarked system for Mentoring, Quality Improvement, Quality Assurance and Accreditation. SAQS accreditation is awarded by The Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA), an international not-for-profit association, and is a “SAARC Recognized Body”.

Certificate in Business Analytics & Big Data

Institute for Financial Management and Research is launching a 9-month Certificate Program in Business Analytics & Big Data, in association with IBM. For more information about the programme, please visit  www.ifmr.ac.in/datascience/  

IFMR Signs MoU With Deakin University

  IFMR Signs MoU With Deakin University, Australia Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), India and Deakin University, Australia signed a MoU on April 11, 2017 to work on academic collaboration in various areas ranging from research to exchange programmes. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Prof P K Biswas, Director, IFMR, India and Prof Gary Smith, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement), Deakin University, Australia. Some of the anticipated activities under the MoU include: Collaborative basic and applied research in the area of business Joint PhD supervision and Joint PhD programs in the area of business Visiting Research Student

MoU between IFMR and MBMA

MoU Signed between IFMR and Meghalaya Basin Management Agency (MBMA) Meghalaya Basin Management Agency (MBMA, Government of Meghalaya) and Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding for various areas of Cooperation. The areas of collaborative activities under the MoU includes training needs of Natural Resource Management, Livelihood Promotion, Financial Inclusion and Entrepreneurship. MBMA and IFMR will promote sharing of intellectual inputs in developing training modules, IEC materials and knowledge products on the subjects of mountain specific, livelihood initiatives, financial inclusion, Entrepreneurship. IFMR will also conduct training on Livelihood issues, Financial Inclusion, Entrepreneurship, for MBMA personnel/

Student Achievement

IFMR Students win Marketing contest in IIM Trichy IFMR TEAM comprised of Susheel Menon and Harsh Dayal from batch 16 has won the second place in the BRAND WARZ event of IIM Trichy’s Dhruva 2016. IFMR Students win Strategy contest in IIT Madras IFMR TEAM has won the second place in the Strategy competition named 7-SAMURAI conducted by DoMS, IIT Madras as a part of their annual Management fest Samanvay 2016. The team comprised of Shriram S, Komal Popat, Lakshmi Narasimhan and Saran JL from Batch 17.

Another Feather in IFMR’s cap- IMC Gold Award 2016

IFMR has bagged the prestigious Gold Award in the recently concluded 7th Indian Management Conclave (IMC) 2016 on the theme 'Institutional Leadership in Management Education’, organized by MBAUniverse.com on August 5-6 at IIM Ahmedabad, One of the highlights of the conclave is IMC Awards for Excellence in Management Education. The conclave was attended by 250+ Chancellors, VCs, Directors, Deans & Decision-makers from leading Indian B-schools IMC Award 2016 was presented by Mr RS Sodhi, MD, GCMMF (AMUL) on August 6. Institute for Financial Management and Research won the GOLD AWARD under the theme Academic Leadership: Approaches & Frameworks for the

IFMR Bags MMA Award 2016

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Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) has bagged the prestigious MMA award for Managerial Excellence in the Education Institutions category for the year 2016. Madras Management Association has instituted the managerial excellence award with an intent to recognize excellence in managerial thinking, action and demonstrable results to companies and institutions. In order to constantly encourage and motivate superior leadership performance by the companies and institutions, MMA decided to institute the award in the year 2002. The award was decided by an independent jury by evaluating  various facets of managerial excellence in terms of Vision and goals, performance,