ISB Updates

PGPMAX Class of 2012 joins ISB

The PGPMAX class of 2012 began their journey at the Indian School of Business (ISB) this month. Participants arrived on campus for a two-day orientation session. The orientation was designed to familiarise the participants to ISB resources and develop team bonding. Participants were involved in several activities through the session to enhance team bonding.

The Class of 2012 is highly experienced and represents a diverse professional background. This year, apart from India, the programme has participants from Japan, Spain, France and USA. The average work experience of this class is 17 years. Many students have come with several years of experience in consulting, banking, technology management and manufacturing. Others are from non–traditional background such as the armed forces, the bureaucracy, aviation and entrepreneurs involved in horticulture and temple architecture.

Highlights
The average age in this class is 41 years.
Female participants represent 15% of the class
21% of the class is fully sponsored by their organisation.

The academic session commences in August. Participants will undergo a rigorous and challenging learning experience for the next 15 months.

The programme also includes an international immersion component involving classroom teaching, industry visits and interaction with managerial leaders, which will help build leadership abilities in the participants.

As part of the session, participants will spend two weeks in the U.S. and one week in Brazil, where they will attend classes at leading business schools, including Kellogg School of Management, The Wharton School and Fundação Dom Cabral.

A rich learning experience awaits everyone.