IIM-Calcutta on a new high, gets AMBA accreditation

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Institute joins exclusive club of leading global business schools

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) has now got the accreditation of the prestigious Association of MBAs (AMBA). With this, it has joined the exclusive club of leading global business schools like ESCP Europe Business School, Ashridge Business School, United Kingdom, Reims Management School, France, Mannheim Business School, Germany, Imperial College Business School, United Kingdom, Leeds University Business School, UK and the Nottingham University Business School, UK.

AMBA is an impartial international authority on postgraduate business education established in 1967 with the aim to raise the profile of business education and the MBA qualification. AMBA accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement in postgraduate business education and is earned only by the best programmes by leading B-schools globally.

IIMC top officials said that this AMBA accreditation is for the PGPEX (MBA) and PGP (MBM) programmes at IIMC and for a period of five years, initially. AMBA accreditation service is the global standard for all MBA, DBA and MBM programmes. At present they run accredited programmes at over 200 business schools in more than 70 different countries.

Andrew Main Wilson, AMBA’s chief executive said, “AMBA accredits just 1 per cent of the world’s MBA business schools and IIM Calcutta’s initial 5-year accreditation reflects the quality of their MBA programmes, faculty and students. India is one of the world’s largest business education market and IIM Calcutta is one of its very finest business schools.”

According to professorSaibal Chattopadhya, director Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, “AMBA accreditation reaffirms our commitment to academic excellence and marks a significant step towards our journey to be regarded as a global leader in management education. It is a reaffirmation of the global standards in teaching and research maintained at IIM-C. The review process followed by AMBA is expected to provide valuable insights to the institute in its continuous quest for excellence.”

ritwikmukherjee

@mydigitalfc.com

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