About The School of Business, Bengaluru
About The School of Business at Bengaluru Campus
In this world of ‘Internet of things’, Analytics has become the ‘in thing’ globally which is being applied to every field and industry.
The School of Business at Bengaluru campus offers two management programs especially in the field of Business Analytics which can be applied across all specializations of management -- a full-time MBA-MS and a part-time Executive MBA-MS.
Students admitted to MBA program are eligible to apply for MS program offered by the School of Management at State University of New York, Buffalo, USA.
Among the four Amrita campuses Bengaluru is the only campus that offers this unique program. While this is a residential program, students who are residents of Bangalore may choose not to avail of hostel facility of the university.
The Directorate of Corporate & Industry Relations (CIR) strives to achieve excellent placement of students each year. A proven track record of consistent high quality placements year-on-year is one of the reasons for many bright students opting for admissions in Amrita.
Placements are handled by a group of experts with Head-Placement for MBAs at the top, along with support from Placement Managers positioned at various campuses of Amrita School of Business at Coimbatore and Departments of Management Studies at Amritapuri, Bangalore and Kochi.
The resources provided on campus are of international standards for school of its size and age. Students have multiple options to learn, develop and explore. Some of the key highlights of knowledge delivery infrastructure at Amrita School of Business include a well stacked library, access to online knowledge database and Wi-Fi access to faculty and students with high speed internet connection. Apart from the library, the school has also got a vast online library resource that students can derive knowledge from. The school has got exclusive executive classrooms.
Amrita School of Business has taken many subtle strides into becoming a truly international institution. The most significant step towards excellence has been taken by setting up the Elearning facility, AVIEW, set up across all the campuses. The E-learning facility uses dedicated satellite bandwidths provided by ISRO, unique to a deemed university in India, which facilitates video-conferencing across the campuses. Amrita School of Business has utilized this facility to run its first inter-campus conference this year for a Budget Discussion. The ASB library has a rich collection of books (19,000+ books), national and international magazines and journals (150+), databases such as EBSCO (access to 2300+ journals), Proquest, Capitaline (financial database) and IBID (industry information), 650+ CD-ROMS, and subscription to two international newspapers (Financial Times and International Herald Tribune). The library also maintains a portal providing access to a digital library.
- UB Digital Library
- Business Source Complete from EBSCO
Indexes more than 4,100 journals, including nearly 3,300 full-text titles. Many of the full-text items are also available as scanned images. Topics cover nearly every area of business including management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, and back volumes dating back to year 1886. The collection is updated daily online.
- ABI/INFORM Complete (Proquest)
3000 full text Journals, 21,000 business Dissertations and many more.
The database provides financial statements, ratio analysis, fund flows, product profiles, returns and risks on the stock markets, etc. Financial information on more than 13000 Indian listed and unlisted companies categorized into 109 industries and grouped under 400 business houses. Cybercline (Internet access) consists of Company, Industry/House composite modules, Scoreboard, Capitaclips and Query modules - facilitating analysis, interpretation and Querying. Updated daily.
- India Business Insight Databases (IBID) on INTERNET
Over 191 leading Indian and foreign publications scanned for news and analysis. Articles covered from 1993 to current with over 500000 records, which are updated online.
- CABELL Directory
Helps professors, graduate students, and researchers publish their manuscripts in academic journals. Current information is maintained on over 4,000 journals.
- Vidya - The Amrita E-learning Library
In Vidya, ASB shares with the rest of Amrita University an access to what is arguably one of the finest digital libraries in the country. The Business Management studies section in VIDYA has over 1.5 Terabytes of learning material (Over 225 entries and 400 hours of Video) comprising of a choicest collection of tutorials and video lectures from some of the finest Universities/ organizations around the world. This includes exclusive collections from MIT, Harvard, Stanford, Yale, etc. Apart from the tutorial collection, the Business/ Management studies section of VIDYA also hosts videos of full length interviews/ conversations and lectures of business icons, entrepreneurs and leaders who played decisive roles in societal transformation. The content is cross linked to other related areas all across the VIDYA archive adding an interdisciplinary flavour.
- Computer Hubs and Wi-Fi Links
ASB computer centre is equipped with computers and most recent software. Every student has his / her own laptop. In addition to that, the school has well equipped IT hubs with high speed internet facility available to staff and students. The campus network is connected to the Internet through multiple links aggregating to 13 mbps. Amrita University has an Academic partnership with CISCO. ASB students can participate to get additional CISCO certification.
- SAP Partnership
ASB has been a University Alliance Partner of SAP since 2008. This facility enables the students and faculty members direct on-line access to the latest SAP version (ECC 6.0) and practice hands on exercises covering the five core modules of SAP: MM, SD, FI, PP and CO. ASB subscribes to GBI and BPI datasets of SAP.