AACSB Accreditation for IMT Ghaziabad

IMT
Ghaziabad proudly announces its accreditation by the most prominent business
school quality certification body of the world; the Association of Advanced
Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). With this accreditation, IMT Ghaziabad
has joined the elite group of global business schools having AACSB
Accreditation earned by less than 5% of world’s business programs. IMT
Ghaziabad has now become a part of an elite group of 755 business schools in 51
countries to receive this internationally recognised accreditation.

Established
in 1916 in the US, AACSB is the longest serving global association advancing
management education worldwide. AACSB has granted accreditation to all the
business programs offered by IMT Ghaziabad which include two-year PGDM
(Full-time), two-year PGDM (Dual Country Program), 15 month full-time PGDM
(Executive) and three-year PGDM (Part-time). This makes IMT Ghaziabad the third
institution in India to gain AACSB accreditation for the two-year full-time
PGDM program.  IMT Ghaziabad is now the
only B-school in India accredited by AACSB and reputed Indian accrediting
agencies and having an international campus.

This accreditation will
benefits the students of IMT Ghaziabad by providing them the flexibility by way
of transfer of credits for studying in institutes of global repute. It will
also give them the opportunity to seek careers in international corporations.

The
accreditation will prepare the base for IMT faculty to take their intellectual
contribution to the global audience in a more meaningful manner.  It will sharpen the focus on relevance and
impact of practice oriented research at IMT Ghaziabad. It will also help IMT
Ghaziabad to attract international faculty of repute to its fold.

The
accreditation will facilitate IMT Ghaziabad to partner with international top
rated institutes particularly in the area of executive education to bring in
global best practices into the system.

Quotation by Dr Atish
Chattopadhyay, Director IMT Ghaziabad

“AACSB Accreditation will help
IMT in expanding its global footprints by connecting IMT with the global
markets for admissions, placements, faculty recruitment and partnerships. It
will also open new vistas for faculty and students of IMT to demonstrate their
relevance and impact on business and society in the global context.”   

Quotation by Surinder Batra,
Dean Academics IMT Ghaziabad

“IMT Ghaziabad has always stood
for the values of diversity, creativity, collaboration and excellence. These
values coupled with collegiality have driven IMT Ghaziabad to achieve this
coveted accreditation from AACSB. This will provide opportunities for
collaborations at a larger scale to bring in innovations with a focus on execution.”   

Quotation by Prof.
Rashmi Aggarwal, Program Chairperson-PGDM, IMT Ghaziabad

“This important
accreditation mirrors the achievements of IMT Ghaziabad in attracting world
class faculty to the school. IMT Ghaziabad is synonymous with highest quality
faculty, relevant curriculum and career opportunities. The AACSB accreditation
shows that IMT’s strategic development is sustainable and appropriately
resourced. IMT now stands in line with some of the world’s most renowned
business schools including Harvard Business School, INSEAD France and London
Business School.”

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