IMT Ghaziabad gets AACSB accreditation for all management programmes
IMT Ghaziabad has received AACSB accreditation for its entire offerings of management programmes including two-year full-time PGDM, two-year Dual Country PGDM, 15-month full-time Executive PGDM and three-year part-time PGDM. With the AACSB tag, IMT Ghaziabad enters into the elite club of management institutions in India and the world. Only three other Indian B-schools had received AACSB accreditation in past including IIM Calcutta, TAPMI Manipal, and ISB Hyderabad. IMT Ghaziabad is now the only AACSB accredited B-school in India which also has an international campus.
Speaking on the prestigious international accreditation, Dr Atish Chattopadhyay, Director, IMT Ghaziabad said, “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.”
With this accreditation, IMT Ghaziabad has also joined the elite group of global business schools having AACSB Accreditation, earned by less than 5% of world’s business programmes. Globally, nearly 755 business schools in 51 countries have received this internationally recognised accreditation.
Established in 1916 in the US, the Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is the longest serving global association advancing management education worldwide.
The AACSB accreditation will facilitate IMT faculty to take their intellectual contribution to the global audience in a more meaningful manner and sharpen 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 and partner with international top rated institutes.
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