India, 22nd November 2022: Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource development (SCMHRD), a pioneering business education, is all geared up to celebrate the 30 years of its legacy of producing some of the topmost management professionals in the country. The institute, a constituent of the renowned Symbiosis International (Deemed University), has over the years garnered several accolades in recognition of its industry-focused, employability-oriented, advanced business courses, including the prestigious AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation, which is accorded to only 5% B-Schools in the world.
Rejoicing the milestone year of SCMHRD, Dr. Netra Neelam, Director of Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD) said, “This 30-year milestone is not only a moment of pride but also of deep introspection. At SCMHRD, we have since the very beginning taken a systematic approach to not just preparing future professionals but also business thinkers and entrepreneurs who, armed with the keen strategic thinking and interpersonal skill that we strive to offer, can drive the next big change in the business world. Apart from the industry-best year-on-year placement numbers, we pride ourselves on the close-knit connection that the management of the leading companies forge with us, validating the tireless effort that every stratum of SCMHRD puts in towards one of the finest business educations in the country. Looking back, we also want to take this opportunity to further build on what we are known for: a strong alumni network, giving a sense of community beyond the walls of the institute; a robust industry connection, leading to an exclusive insider’s view coupled with first-rate mentorship for the candidates, and an enviable student life, enhanced by state-of-the-art infrastructure and advanced resources.“
Since its inception in 1993, SCMHRD has single-mindedly dedicated its energies to cultivating a culture of responsible, forward-thinking, and multi-faceted leaders and entrepreneurs in the field of Human Resources, Marketing, Finance, Operations, Infrastructure Development and Management and Business Analytics. During SCMHRD’s three-decades-long pursuits of excellence, the premium cohort, that the institution has so carefully groomed, has etched the name of the B-school among the most preferred institutes by industry leaders, who maintain a close connection with the institute.
Exemplifying the industry appreciation of the high-quality education imparted by SCMHRD and the dedicated initiative of the placement cell, stand the statistics of the last placement season: for summer internship opportunities the highest offered stipend was ₹4.40 lakhs, ₹2.40 lakhs and ₹2.52 lakhs were the median stipends and average stipends respectively; among the final placement offers the highest domestic package secured this academic year by the candidates of MBA, MBA – BA (Business Analytics), and MBA – IDM (Infrastructure Development and Management) are ₹35.50 lakhs, ₹32.00 lakhs, and ₹26.50 lakhs per annum, respectively. The average package for the batch was ₹20.40 lakhs (MBA), ₹17.30 lakhs (MBA-BA), and ₹14.31 lakhs (MBA-IDM) per annum. The highest International package was ₹61.50 lakhs annually. More than 110 national and international companies across industries including ABInBev, DE Shaw, Deloitte, Diageo, EY, Flipkart, Google, HSBC, ITC, Philips, Reliance Industries Limited, Tolaram, VI, Wipro, ZS and many more leading companies were part of the Summer Placement 2022.
In addition to the recruitment drives, the involvement of the industry can be seen in the curriculum of SCMHRD’s programmes which are designed and constantly updated to cater to the dynamic changes in the industry. The industry leaders themselves work closely with the expert academic staff to build cutting-edge programmes.
Apart from the industry-specific education, what sets the candidates apart from the competition, is SCMHRD’s emphasis on soft skills. Abilities such as team building, communication, strategy, the value of collaboration and many more, are inculcated not just in the classrooms but throughout every aspect of life at the campus such as student communities, activities, and entrepreneurial activities. A special focus is always placed on helping candidates incubate their start-ups, an initiative that along with building potentially successful businesses initiates candidates into leadership.
A highlight of the transformation journey of a candidate at SCMHRD is the frequent engagement with the alumni, who as guest speakers, recruiters as well as mentors invest their energies into grooming industry-ready graduates. The skin in the game that the alumni have helps candidates be informed and skilled in the real-time challenges of the field and build attractive resumes reflecting the added value they bring to the companies.
Furthering the cumulative effort of the expert faculty members, alumni and industry mentors, the world-class infrastructure of SCMHRD provides a strong platform for the candidates to build a robust personality and skill set along with taking deep dives into innovative, complex, new-age business initiatives.
Drawing from the long-standing experience of 30 years, SCMHRD has geared itself to offer yet another batch an enhanced B-School experience. Admission to the advanced management programmes is closing soon. With 24th November, set to be the last date, the aspirants can apply by registering for the entrance exam, SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) 2022.