Industry Networking

IBS is collaborating with several national and international firms to train its students in specialized areas in information technology, business analysis and research. These partnerships include the following

Microsoft – IT Academy Program: IBS is partnering with Microsoft under the Microsoft IT Academy Program, to offer ongoing training, assessment and certification for students. IBM – Rational Software:

IBS, in association with IBM, provides training in Rational Software, a software suite which helps students improve productivity in code-centric, model-driven and rapid application development, process portfolio management, software configuration management and management of software quality.

SAS – The Power to Know:

Through a learning partnership with SAS, IBS offers its students the power of SAS business intelligence and data mining applications.


To bring SAP into the classroom, an alliance has been made for SAP UCC (University Competency Compliance) with Queensland University, Australia. This program aims to provide a brief idea to students about the functionality of ERP on the world renowned SAP platform. This program prepares students and makes them confident in adopting and learning SAP complete modules in the future for their career.


To help students learn to evaluate business processes analytically and efficiently, IBS has entered into an academic association with SPSS.

iThink Software:

IBS offers its students the simulation software, iThink, using which students can create models to simulate business processes and scenarios, and understand the impact of different business decisions and their possible outcomes.

Professional Bodies:

IBS has membership in the following professional bodies: Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS); All India Management Association; Ahmedabad Management Association; Bengaluru Management Association; Bombay Management Association; Kolkata Management Association; Confederation of Indian Industries (CII); Indian Academy of Social Sciences; Indian Accounting Association; Indian Commerce Association; Indian Institute of Material Management; and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE).

The Resource Alliance, UK:

The Resource Alliance is a global charity organization registered in UK and has been helping the social sector for last 30 years worldwide. In order to train the NGOs in India, IBS in partnership with the Resource Alliance, UK conducts a Certification Course on ‘Resource Mobilisation and Communication’ (RMC). These globally accredited courses have been held successfully in Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai and Jaipur (overseas participants from Africa also participated).


IBS has collaborated with HDFC Bank to offer a customized certification program for the students shortlisted by HDFC Bank. These students qualify for placements separately. The faculty for this customized program is drawn from HDFC and IBS.


To meet the changing needs of modern banking, IBS has developed the following specialized banking electives in collaboration with the ICICI Bank.

  • Banking Services Operations
  • Wealth Management
  • Rural Banking and Micro Finance
  • Corporate and SME Banking
  • Overview of Banking
  • Retail Banking

IBS has designed and conducted many customized Executive Development Programs to meet the specific needs of corporates like JP Morgan, E-Serve, Infosys, HP, Fortis, SRF, etc.