IFIM Business School Bangalore has announced the appointment of Dr. N. Jayasankaran as the ‘Chief Mentor’. (Earlier He was a member of the Board of Governors of IFIM). Dr. N. Jayasankaran, is rated as one of the top five professors of management in India under the merit list published by Business Standard. Founder and secretary of the Ramanujan Mathematical Society of India, he is a rare mix of an erudite academician and a seasoned institution builder.
Prof. Dr. N. Jayasankaran was one of the founders and former Director General of the Bharathidasan Institute of Management – BIM, Trichy and the former Vice-Chancellor of Kanchi University. He has been involved in developing several leading Management Institutes like BIM (Trichy & Bangalore), NMIMS (Bangalore & Hyderabad campuses), amongst others. He was also a core member of the Curriculum Development Committee of UGC for development of University Management programs, across the country.
In his role as ‘Chief Mentor’, Dr. Jayasankaran will focus on enhancing the academic standards, refurbishing the curriculum, mentoring the faculty and creating a culture of all round excellence.
Dr. Jayasankaran said, “IFIM is one of the fastest growing B-Schools in the country with all the right ingredients in place to become a top notch B-School. I see my role as a catalyst in growing IFIM into a world class institution. Our mission is to be among the ‘Top 20’ B-Schools in India and in the ‘Top 30’ in Asia, in the next 3 years.”
Welcoming Dr. Jayasankaran in his new role, Mr. Sanjay Padode, Secretary- IFIM Board of Governors, says: “Given IFIM’s vision of creating ‘continuously employable professionals’, with the right blend of knowledge, skills and attitude, Dr. Jayasankaran’s expertise and experience will enable us to rethink the MBA and make it more relevant to the needs of a dynamic and ever evolving business world.”
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