Bangalore, 4th October 2016: EQUIS accredited Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) partners CMR Institute of Management Studies (CMRIMS) to offer their IIMBx Certificate Programme on “Fundamentals of Business Management.
IIMBx has announced a new online certificate programme called “Fundamentals of Business Management”. The programme is offered to partnering educational institutions like CMR Institute of Management Studies and is delivered in blended format by the IIM Bangalore MOOCs Programme. The Fundamentals of Business Management will bring high-quality management education and a lifelong learning opportunity. IIMBx was launched in August 2014 to provide access to world-class education in management in India and across the world. The programme will provide an important credential to improve students’ job and career prospects.
The salient features of this programme are:
· It leverages technology to provide an affordable and quality education
· There are 6 subjects in the program
- Corporate Finance
- Strategy Management
- Organization Design
· Students can access the course material anytime, anywhere
· Each course runs for 2 months, followed by a proctored exam
· On successful completion of the 6 subjects IIMBx will issue a Certificate in “Fundamentals of Business Management” to students
The programme has evoked good response at CMRIMS.
CMRIMS, an autonomous institution, affiliated to Bangalore University and accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade, is the first selected by IIMB for this partnership. CMRIMS is a constituent of the CMR Group of Institutions which offers courses from Montessori to Masters to Doctoral Programs. There are 19 institutions in the group, with a student strength of over 20,000 and a faculty strength of over 1000. CMR University, a private University, has been established under the CMR umbrella.
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, a leading international postgraduate centre of management studies, is known for excellence in research and scholarship, global character, values, diversity, and for the impact the school makes on multiple stakeholders and society. IIMB is India’s first management school to join edX as a Contributing Member. IIMB also collaborates with top B-schools in the world for various academic and research initiatives. IIMB’s academic programs are all very highly placed in global rankings. The two-year Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) has been ranked 19 in the Financial Times Global Masters in Management 2016 ranking. IIMB is also the only management school in India to lead in school diversity with 28% women in the two-year programme, 21% women faculty and 25% of women on the school advisory board.