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Know about Sparsh Global Business School: Interview with Dr. Ravi Kumar Jain (Director, SGBS)

Know about Sparsh Global Business School: Interview with Dr. Ravi Kumar Jain (Director, SGBS)

Edited By Piyush Chaudhary | Updated on Mar 09, 2023 04:11 PM IST | #Sparsh Global Business School, Greater Noida

Sparsh Global Business School Greater Noida is a private b-school offering undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) level courses. The institute is commonly known as SGBS Greater Noida. It offers two UG and and three PG programmes in the field of public service, management and technology. Bachelor In Public Services, Integrated Programme in Business Management, PGDM, PGDM Data Science & Business Intelligence and PGDM Entrepreneurship & Innovation are the programmes available for admission at SGBS Greater Noida. Admission to PG programmes is based on candidates past academic record, national or state level entrance test scores and Personal Interview. On the basis of merit multiple scholarships are offered to students at Sparsh Global Business School.

Know about Sparsh Global Business School: Interview with Dr. Ravi Kumar Jain (Director, SGBS)
Know about Sparsh Global Business School: Interview with Dr. Ravi Kumar Jain (Director, SGBS)

Careers360 in this interview with Dr. Ravi Kumar Jain, Director and Professor of Finance & Strategy at SGBS Greater Noida. In his interview Dr. Ravi Kumar has shared various details about Sparsh Global Business School Greater Noida vision, mission, courses, admission process, internships, placements, facilities, etc. He has also answered questions related to Sparsh Global Business School student life. To know more about SGBS go through the complete interview of Dr. Ravi Kumar Jain with Careers360.

Careers360: Tell us something about the institute; when it was set up, vision and mission.

Dr. Ravi Kumar Jain: Sparsh Group brings in a rich legacy of business and entrepreneurial excellence for over the past five decades. Our foray into education across K-12 and Higher Education is also marked with spectacular achievements in a short span of less than a decade. We aim to create an environment that nurtures holistic individuals who are equipped to make meaningful contributions to society.

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Our Vision: To Promote conscious capitalism and sustainable living through transformative Business Education.

Our Mission: To Nurture global citizens and environmentally conscious business leaders of tomorrow.

Values SGBS stands for:

  • Inclusivity & Equity

  • Discipline & Commitment to cause

  • Integrity & Work Ethics

SGBS is envisioned to be a global business school with international footprints. It brings in many first-of-its-kind features to business education in the context of rapidly changing global business landscape, democratisation of education and geopolitical powershifts driven by digitalisation, and innovation.

Careers360: Tell us something about the admission process?

Dr. Ravi Kumar Jain: SGBS is on the lookout for learners who have a natural inclination and abilities towards management and brings in an entrepreneurial mindset. Through our unique and proprietary i-EVOLVE Metric, we evaluate all our learners right from induction till graduation. SGBS follows a rigorous selection procedure for its flagship PGDM offering poly specialization & PGDM in Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. SGBS admission process has five steps:

  • Application: Aspirant submits all necessary details along with form fee of Rs. 1000 (online/offline).

  • Employability Profiling: Appears for “Employability Profiling Assessment” , i-EVLOVE Metric test.

  • GEPI: Shortlisted aspirants will be invited for Group Exercise & Personal Interaction.

  • Final Selection: Offer letter will be issued subject to Merit.

  • Retention Fee : Selected aspirants can reserve their admission by paying retention fee of Rs. 50000.

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Careers360: What kind of infrastructure can students expect at the institute? Please elaborate?

Dr. Ravi Kumar Jain: SGBS offers a world class fully residential campus, strategically located in the hub of educational institutions and industries at Knowledge Park III, Greater Noida. This new-age digital campus is powered by futuristic Edu-Tech promises intellectually stimulating environment and vibrant learning spaces. A LEED certified green campus is committed to have zero carbon footprints and environmental sustainability. Following are the various key elements of the infrastructure that SGBS graduates get a rich learning experience.

  • Smart Class rooms

  • Fully automated & digitized Learning Resource Centre

  • Digital Studio, Music Room & Amphitheatre

  • Computer Dome

  • Business Incubation Centre

  • Auditorium

  • Meeting Rooms

  • Conference rooms

  • Gymnasium & Recreation Wellness Centre

  • Cafeteria & Dining Area

  • First Aid & Healthcare Centre

  • Sports Facilities (Indoor and Outdoor): Basketball, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Badminton, Squash, Billiards, Chess and many more

  • High speed Wi-Fi connectivity

  • Residential Facilities (Centrally Air Conditioned)

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Careers360: There is a lot of stress that is being made with regard to interaction with the industry as well as companies that recruit. What are the steps being taken by the institute in this direction?

Dr. Ravi Kumar Jain: SGBS is amongst those very few new breed of B-schools that brings in a corporate DNA. Being sponsored by a Corporate conglomerate, SGBS is uniquely positioned to offer a crucial mix of theory and practice across program structure - curriculum design - delivery model. A corporate house such as Sparsh Group of Industries having global footprints, does offer a solid grounding in the global corporate landscape.

Learners engage in field studies, exploratory research, hands-on problem-solving assignments through specially crafted Experiential Learning Labs, powered by several of our corporate partners. Learners get the opportunity to work on social and corporate problem statements enabling them to innovate, evaluate and build creative business solutions around those problem statements.

Secondly, ‘Mentoring by Masters’ is a special initiative at the core of the industry-academia integration offered by SGBS. Under this arrangement, our learners shall get an opportunity to be mentored one-on-one by senior corporate leaders throughout the program duration. This facilitates participative ‘Learning by Shadowing’ senior practitioners by way of experience sharing, continuous feedback loop, apprenticeship, story-telling and active engagement. Key Features:

  • Industry Immersion

  • Mentoring by Masters

  • Experiential Learning Lab

  • Centre for Education Beyond Curriculum

These key features facilitate our learners to engage with corporates for high level of immersive learning experience.

Careers360: Internships are now mandatory as per AICTE guidelines. Does the institute help students with this? If yes, how?

Dr. Ravi Kumar Jain: The global corporate landscape today requires a completely new set of attributes for impactful and mindful leadership. Hence, SGBS provides an evolved process of ‘Learning by Doing’. All our learners shall undergo three kinds of Immersion programs/ internship facilitated by a dedicated department of ‘Corporate Engagement & Career Advancement’. This department works with our corporate partners in sourcing 4 types of opportunities:

  • Internship/ apprenticeship for 6-8 weeks.

  • Working on live problem statements given by our corporate partners under ‘Experiential Learning Lab’

  • A two weeks International Immersion wherein learners get exposure to International Corporate Houses, Corporate Leaders, management styles & manufacturing technologies.

  • Social Immersion, whereby our learners will be given opportunities to work for 100 hours per year with our Social Impact Partners such as startups, NGOs and Self Help Organizations (SHO)

Careers360: Can you please share details if there is any collaboration with universities abroad?

Dr. Ravi Kumar Jain: We are in advance level talks with multiple International Partners across 4 continents (Australia, America, Europe & Asia) including prominent Global Universities, International Consortiums, Professional Associations & Corporate Houses in order to provide international exposure & learnings. For more details visit the SGBS website - sparshgbs.in.

Careers360: Please share placement statistics with information on the average package, highest and lowest package, number of students placed and details of companies that have recruited.

Dr. Ravi Kumar Jain: While SGBS is a green field Business School commencing operations from July 2023, it enjoys a great legacy of Sparsh Group which has multiple institutions with proven track record of 100% placement where our corporate partners such as Amazon, Deloitte, Cisco, TCS, Mckinsey, Cognizant, Accenture, Infosys Ltd. and many more have picked up students with packages ranging from an average of package of Rs 7 LPA to highest of Rs. 28 LPA.

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