E-Commerce and Strategy Consulting firms increase share in Summer Placements at IIM Bangalore
Marketing roles also go up for the largest batch at the country’s premier B school
Bangalore, October 28, 2018: All the 427 eligible two- year MBA students of IIM Bangalore were recruited for summer placements by over a hundred companies making 442 offers during October 23-27, 2018. Roles offered included Strategy Consulting, Niche Consulting, Business Analytics, Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Commercial Banking, Sales and Marketing, Business Leadership, Product Management, Operations, Category Management and General Management.
“Timely resume and interview counselling as well as high alumni participation helped improve the summer placements this year,” said Professor Ganesh N Prabhu, IIMB Chair of Career Development Services.
There were 123 offers made in the sought-after domain of Consulting from Bain & Company (19), Accenture Strategy (18), Boston Consulting Group (17), McKinsey & Company (13), AT Kearney (12), Alvarez & Marsal (6), Deloitte Strategy (6), Strategy& (4) and L.E.K. Consulting (3). Niche consulting offers were made by Nomura Consulting (9), Actus Advisors (4), Ernst & Young (4), Miebach Consulting (3), Infosys Management Consulting (3) and IBM Consulting (2).
There were 71 offers made in the equally sought after Finance, Banking and Investments domain including Goldman Sachs (7), Citibank (7), JP Morgan (6), Avendus Capital (4), Deutsche Bank (4), Blackstone (3), Barclays (3), Reliance Treasury (3), Blackrock (2), Moelis & Co (2), Union Bank of Switzerland (2), Royal Bank of Scotland (2), Bank of New York Mellon (2), Synergy Consulting (2), Bank of America (1), Arpwood Capital (1), Gaja Capital (1), Fireside Ventures (1), CTBC Bank (1), O3 Capital (1) Guru & Jana Auditors (1) and Temasek (1). Corporate Finance and Commercial Banking offers were from ICICI Bank (7), Bajaj Finserv (4), Axis Bank (1), Procter & Gamble Finance (1) and Development Bank of Singapore (1).
The E-Commerce sector remained a popular option at IIMB with 71 offers lead by Amazon (36), Flipkart (6), Cloudtail (5), Grofers (5), Swiggy (5), Dunzo (5), Uber (3), Prione (2), Udaan (1), OLX (1), Phone Pe (1) and MakeMyTrip (1).
As usual, there were plenty of Marketing and Sales domain offers (56 offers) at the IIMB campus including AB Inbev (10), Proctor & Gamble (5), Mondelez (4), Jubilant Foodworks (4), Hindustan Coca Cola Bottling (3), Microsoft Marketing (3), Asian Paints (3), Pidilite (3), Kimberly Clark (3), Puma (3), ITC (3), Johnson & Johnson Consumer (2), Coca Cola (2), Marico (2), Wipro Consumer (2), Colgate (1), Dabur (1), Nestle (1) and Amway (1).
As many as 35 Leadership Track or General Management Track offers were made by international business groups and Indian business conglomerates including Aditya Birla Group (8), Vedanta (6), Tata Administrative Services (4), CK Birla Group (4), Bajaj Auto (3), Reliance General Management (3), Mahindra & Mahindra (2), Airtel General Management (2), RPG Group (2), Johnson & Johnson (1).
In addition, there were 33 offers in the broad domain of Information Technology (IT) and IT Consulting from Microsoft IDC (7), PwC Technology (4), Aditya Birla Group Digital (3), Deloitte Technology Strategy (2), Capgemini (1), Intuit (1), Procter & Gamble IT (1) and Value Labs (1) with Business Analytics offers from Sprinklr (5), American Express (4), KPMG Analytics (2), Group M (2).
Other major summer recruiters in a range of domains made 53 offers including UnitedHealth Group (5), Samsung (5), Tata Sky (4), Vodafone (4), ACT Fibernet (4), Indigo (3), Gilbarco (3), Dr. Reddy (3), Boehringer Ingelheim (2), Glenmark (2), St. Gobain (2), JSW Steel (2), Business Forum (2), Monarch Real Estate (2), Airtel Product Management (2), Airtel Supply Chain (1), ReNew Power (1), Danaher (1), CBC India (1), Byjus (1), Primes & Zoom (1), Housing Man (1) and Amplus Solar (1).
“Higher intake by management consulting firms and increase in sales and marketing roles on offer have translated into a high number of offers for the largest batch so far,” said Dibyajyoti Mohapatra, Student Placement Representative, IIM Bangalore.
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) is a leading graduate management school in Asia. Under the IIM Act of 2017, IIMB is an Institute of National Importance.
IIMB has 110 full-time faculty members, more than 1200 students, and nearly 5000 annual Executive Education participants.
IIMB’s logo carries a proclamation in Sanskrit, (tejasvi navadhitamastu), which translates as ‘let our study be enlightening’.
IIMB’s vision is to be a global, renowned academic institution fostering excellence in management, innovation and entrepreneurship for business, government and society.
Located in India’s high technology capital, IIMB is in proximity to some of the leading corporate houses in the country, ranging from information technology to consumer product companies, giving the school the added advantage of integrating classroom knowledge with practical experience.
IIMB’s degree/ diploma-granting programmes comprise the Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP), the Fellow Programme in Management (FPM), the Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM), the Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP), and the Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management (PGPPM). All these programmes are very highly rated and IIMB alumni occupy senior managerial and academic positions around the world. IIMB also offers the NSR Pre-doctoral Fellowship (NSR Pre-doc).
An EQUIS-accredited school, IIMB has deep engagements with international networks, such as the Global Network for Advanced Management, a network of 32 eminent business schools around the world, and the Partnership in International Management, a consortium of more than 60 leading international business schools. For more, go to www.iimb.ac.in