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St. Kabir Institute of Professional Studies (SKIPS) was established in 2008, under the aegis of St. Kabir Group of Educational Institutes which has its presence since 1985. Since its inception in 1985, St. Kabir Group of Institutions have been spreading the light of knowledge and imparting quality education for over 34 years. Currently the group boasts of 5 academic institutions with 6500 students and about 500 academicians and around 8000 strong alumna.
In its relatively short history, SKIPS has established itself as one of the Best B-schools in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Fostering industry driven curriculum SKIPS offers PGDM with Dual Specialization in Marketing, HR, Finance, Operations, International Business and Information Technology. In a bid to strike a fine balance between the local and the global, SKIPS gives its students due exposure to global management practices while maintaining relevance to their own culture and economy.
SKIPS integrates the best industry practices with contemporary theoretical developments to create a learning environment which is rich in both aspects. Student need and industry requirements are at the core of our philosophy and every aspect is built around this. The institute believes in making a rich learning environment where students are aided by exponents in their innovative ventures. SKIPS focuses on the holistic development of students both within and outside the classrooms.
The Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) Programme at the SKIPS is a biennial, full-time Programme. The Programme enables learning in principle and practice of various areas of management and is fastidiously planned with supported contribution of inputs by key stakeholders including Industry Specialists, Academia, Alumni and Faculties.
The PGDM Programme includes Core and Elective courses that unfold across 6 terms covering all the basic and functional areas of management. These courses are targeted towards providing student the basic discourse of logical understanding of context, conceptual knowledge, analytical skills, tools and techniques, social, cultural and environmental sensitivity to shape the base of the Programme.
SKIPS strives to provide practical knowledge along with academic skills which includes Co-curricular activities like Summer Internship, Live Project, Industrial Visit, Industry Interaction Forum (IIF), St. Kabir Open Platform for Entrepreneurs (SKOPE), Guest Lecture Series, Book Club, Movie Club, Workshops, NHRD meet etc.
Being one of the top PGDM/MBA College in Ahmedabad, SKIPS not only cater to the market needs but equally pays attention on over-all development of the students. Along with academic and practical training, students also participate in various Extra Curricular activities.
SKIPS has taken most rewarding initiatives like Employability Enhancement Program and profile enhancing Industry Certifications like NISM, NCFM, AMFI, Google, Bing. These programs have been grooming the students for better jobs and myriad students have got benefitted out of these programs.
SKIPS is located in vibrant and accessible area of Ahmedabad. It is equipped with ultra-modern study facilities. The Institute has a well laid out campus with modern educational amenities, equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities spread over 50,000 sqft built-up area. The campus has spacious offices, first rate management library, modern computing facility with internet connectivity, well-furnished classrooms, spacious seminar halls, executive development facilities, tutorial rooms and common rooms.
In order to provide students a clear perspective about their career goals and giving their attitude the right shape SKIPS conducts training, grooming and industry exposure. Clarity of management concepts, openness to learn and a clear career objective, coupled with good communication and analytical skills are some of the aspects of SKIPS students, which are appreciated by Corporate patrons. SKIPS with its continuous efforts is focused to bridge the gap between employer expectations and students employability.
Recognized to have an excellent placement record, SKIPS has 350 renowned corporate patrons from Media, Banking, Consultancy, B2B, Financial services, IT, Logistics, FMCG and more. The list of placement companies here includes big corporate houses such as Byju’s, Zomato, Swiggy, Oyo Rooms , Naukri.com, Colgate Palmolive, MRF Tyres, JK Tyres, Asian Paints, ITC, Nestle, Kelloggs, Cavinkare,S&P Global, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, TCS, Tech Mahindra, Vodafone, Idea, Airtel to name a few.
In pursuit of developing global linkages SKIPS is constantly focusing on developing relations with International Institutes/Universities through collaboration on academic grounds, student cross border learning, faculty development, curriculum up-gradation and research. SKIPS has signed MOU with Ajman University, UAE and International Institute of Business and Networking – Business School, St.Petersburg, Russia. Apart from this, SKIPS has also other tie-ups/collaboration with eminent corporate and educational bodies like Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)-UK, AIESEC, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), NPTEL, NISM etc.