PGPM with six sigma black belt certification at ISME and ISTM, Bangalore


The programs offered by ISME are a

“Post Graduate Program in Management” (PGPM) – Full Time

a Specializations: Marketing / Finance
a Additional Six Sigma Black Belt Course work Certification

“Executive Post Graduate Program in Management” (EPGPM)Weekend

Dual Specialization: Technology Management and Global Business Management

aDual Specialization: Technology Management and Global Business Management

The program offered by ISTM is a

“Post Graduate Program inManagement” (PGPM) – Full Time

a Specializations: Information Technology
a Additional Six Sigma Black Belt Course work Certification

Global Industry Network – quality in education

International School of Management Excellence (ISME) and International School of Technology Management (ISTM) are a part of ISO 9000 certification body (NVT Quality Certification/ KEMA) which has certified organizations including educational institutions all over the world for ISO9001:2000

NVT has served over 1000 clients throughout India, SouthEast Asia, Middle East and United States. Some of NVT/KEMA clients include ORG-MRG, GM, HAL, Lemuir, Sobha Developers, Satyam, TCS, Philips, GE, HP, IBM,Motorola, Texas Instruments, Xerox etc.


Some of the unique features of the programs are:

Six Sigma Black Belt Course work Certification: The school is a pioneer institute offering six sigma course-work as a part of its unique curriculum designed and taught by academicians from CMU, Purdue, Wharton, IIT’s, IIM’s and other leading top institutes.

Duration: The programs have a very unique format and are of one and half year duration on the lines of many European management schools. Six term course delivery methodology with each term of eight week duration with five courses covered in every term. This allows students a mix of focused and broad based learning experience. This course design also adopts many features of management schools like Purdue and CMU.

The courses are very industry focused and have been accredited by NRBPT, Ministry of Industries and Commerce, Govt. of India.

The PGPM course is designed with an objective to provide the basic management knowledge needed for entry to mid-level executives. There is also a strong focus on skill building like communication and personality.

Specialization in Information Technology: This is a techno-managerial course with a blend of IT, Management and Personality development inputs. This course is only for students with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science Graduates with IT experience.

The school is amongst the very few institutes being ranked in the A category within three years of inception by Business India B-School Survey 2008 and has been ranked as one of the top five private B-Schools in Bangalore by Pagalguy B-School Survey 2008.

According to Prof. Ramesh Tagat, Academic Mentor at ISME and former Professor at IIM Bangalore, aThere is a distinct professional orientation to a unique academic programme at ISME”.

Student life

The school has a diverse mix of students representing 18 different states of the country with academic backgrounds of Engineering, Commerce, Arts, Science and others. Over 25 percent of students have more than one year of work experience, 30 percent of the students are Engineers and girls represent 30 percent of the batch.The schools vibrant student community has a lot of opportunities to learn beyond the classroom. Students can lead and participate in academic, social and literary clubs. Student clubs and extra-curricular activities enhance student interactions and foster the development of a wholesome personality providing a solid framework for life-long success.

The social club provides an outlet to the student community to come together for cricket matches, Diwali and other functions.

The literary club brings out a bi-monthly magazine aExCELa (Excellence in Culture, Education and Leadership). The latest newsletter gives information about the activities during October and November 2008.

The corporate relations cell along with the academic club regularly arranges visits from senior industry leaders. Some of the speakers over the last 18 months were:
Mr.Rakesh Duggirala, McKinsey
Mr.Kalyan Sundaram, Mashreq Bank ,Dubai
Mr. Lloyd Nazareth – Associate VP, Worckhardt Hospitals addressed the Students on Opportunities in Health Care Sector
Mr. Henk Keizer, Lead Auditor – Management Systems & Inspections, KEMA Netherlands addressed the students on Quality Management Systems
Prof David Kimber,France
Mr. Ranjan Jain, VP HR – Life Style Group talked about the opportunities in the Retail Industry
Mr.Sibichen Mathew, Additional Commissioner Income Tax
CEO Makino, AVP Aditya Birla Group, President of Ion Idea, Director Motorola, Director Tektronix USA and many more.

Infrastructure and location

Some of the strengths of the schoolsa facilities are –

aState-of-the-art computers and Wi-Fi academic center, air-conditioned class rooms, auditorium, executive board room and luxurious separate hostel facilities for boys and girls with internet access, club facilities and round the clock security.

a The library has some of the best books and journals for students to enhance their learning experience. The institutes are also institutional members of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore library.

a Strategic location in the vicinity of over 500 top companies, neighboring Information Tech Park (ITPL).

“The center has modern, state-of-the-art classrooms, computer laboratory, etc.” – Deccan Herald – DH Education.


The instituteas parent organization; NVT Quality Certification and KEMA, Netherlands have made a big difference in the schoolas ability to network with top executives from the industry. The instituteas location in the heart of Bangalore also gives it an advantage towards access tosome of the biggest multi-nationals.

Some of the companies where the alumni are working are:

AC Neilson ORG Marg Pvt, Mashreq Bank-Dubai, Actuate Business Consulting, United Spirits, Deutsche bank, On Mobile, Emploi Globale Consulting, Kotak Mahindra, HDFC Bank, Acute Business Consulting, IMRB International, ING Vysya, Karvy Global, 3 D Solid Compressions, Lemuir, Total Environment, Goldman Sachs, Brick Works India, Ocwen Financials, City info, Property Services, TPI Consulting, TNT

How ISME and ISMT differ, in brief


  • Courses designed and taught by alumni from CMU, Purdu, Wharton, IIMs, IITs and other leading business schools
  • Harvard Business School Publishing, USA courses on leadership & interpersonal skills
  • Project involving learning to manage a multi-national company developed at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), USA
  • Accredited by NRBPT, Ministry of Industries and Commerce, Govt of India.
  • Students awarded Additional Certificate for Academic Excellence by Prof.David Lamont, Carnegie Mellon University, USA.
  • Additional certificate for Business Strategy Game by Prof. Arthur A. Thompson Jr, University of Alabama USA
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Course work Certification.

aAn MBA with syllabus inputs from Harvard and Wharton?Afterinternational schools, it will be an international B-school in Bangalorewhere students will learn from prestigious business schools of the world andget to work with international experts on real management consulting projectsa a The Times of India

aWhat is newabout ISME? What is new is its simulated management game developed at TepperSchool of Management, Carnegie Mellon Universitya a The Hindu – Education Plus

Globalindustry network a Quality education

  • Part of ISO 9000 Certification body (NVT Quality Certification /KEMA) which has certified organizations including educational institutions all over the world for ISO 9001:2000
  • Served over 1000 organizations worldwide including ORG-MARG, GM, HAL, Lemuir, TCS, Sobha Developers, Satyam, Phillips, GE, HP, IBM, Motorola, Texas Instruments, Xerox etc.
  • Completed 14 years In India and 75 years worldwide operations in Education Consultancy and Certification.

aInternational School of Management Excellence (ISME) will provide global academic inputs and corporateconnectionsa a TheHindu a Education Plus

World class learning environment

  • State of the art Wi-Fi computer center, air conditioned classrooms, executive board room and auditorium.
  • Separate luxurious boys and girls hostel with conveyance facility.

aThe center has modern, state-of-the-art classrooms, computerlaboratory, etc.a DeccanHerald a DH Education

aStudents aspiring to be future managers can walk into ISMEa a IndianExpress a City Express

To apply to ISME:

Important Dates

Application Submission Deadline(PGPM – Full Time)

A Round 1 Deadline: January 24, 2009:

A Round 2 Deadline: Februrary 28, 2009: Suggested submission for all applicants.

A Round 3 Deadline: April 15, 2009: Final date for all applicants (Subject to availability of seats).

Application Availability

The application can be obtained in one of the following ways:

A Application kits are available at’s PG Shop – Click here to avail of the application kit here

A Register on the ISME website and download the application form

A Log on to ( Go to Admissions -> Registration & Application form

A Write to the admission coordinator (at ISME address) with a Demand draft for Rs. 1000/- made in favor of “International School of Management Excellence”payable at Bangalore

Contact details

International School ofManagement Excellence,
Export Promotion Industrial Park, Near ITPL, (Next to Big Bazaar) Whitefield,Bangalore – 560066.
Phone: +91-80-65606200 / 6300
Fax: +91-80-28416767
E-mail: [email protected] / [email protected]


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