The joint executive MBA from IIT Bombay and Washington University in St. Louis ensures a strong focus on leadership development. It is designed for a transformational experience through innovative solutions and talent development in the areas important to societies, businesses, and governments at large.
IIT Bombay was established in 1958 and has over the years earned a distinguished reputation for its expertise in technology. The institute is acknowledged worldwide as a leader in the field of engineering education and research. It is highly reputed for the outstanding calibre of students it produces year after year graduating from its undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Research and academic programs at IIT Bombay are driven by an outstanding faculty, many of whom are well known for their research contributions internationally. IIT Bombay also enjoys a multi-dimensional engagement with Indian and global business corporations.
The business school at IIT Bombay was launched in the year 1995. It was renamed the Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management (SJMSOM) in 2000 in the honour of Dr. Shailesh J. Mehta, a distinguished alumnus of IIT Bombay and a generous contributor to the school. The objective of establishing this school was to help domain experts in technology transform into ‘renaissance leaders’ of tomorrow. The Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management already leads the way in getting graduates and senior professionals ready to accelerate their careers by providing them with the best MBA and executive MBA programs.
Washington University is known for its global contribution to research and education. It is an institution that is committed to learning and exploration, to discovery and impact. It was established in 1853 and has maintained a business school since 1917 and added an executive MBA program in 1983. The business school was renamed Olin Business School in 1988 in the honour of renowned philanthropist and businessman John. M. Olin. The school enjoys a distinguished reputation for exceptional scholarships, research & academic programs, and community service. More recently it has collaborated with other esteemed universities in India and other countries to oﬀer relevant executive MBA programs. Apart from other noteworthy accomplishments, the Washington University in St. Louis has been aﬃliated with 24 Nobel Laureates, many of whom have accomplished a signiﬁcant portion of their award-winning work at the university.
The Olin Business School believes in looking beyond the bottom-line and making thoughtful decisions to beneﬁt business and society. Washington University in St. Louis has maintained a business school since 1917 and awarded its ﬁrst undergraduate business degree in 1919. In 1988, the business school was named ‘’Olin Business School’ in the honour of John M. Olin. The Chairman of Olin Corporation, a major benefactor of Washington University. Located in the heart of the Midwest, Olin is one of the country’s leading research-oriented business schools. The school added an MBA program in 1950, a doctoral program in 1958, and an executive MBA in 1983. In 2002 Olin began its international collaborations with Fudan University to oﬀer an executive MBA program in China. In recent years the business school has expanded its horizons with executive oriented programs in India, South Korea, Singapore, Israel, Germany, and Spain.
Olin Business School has received triple accreditation status by earning the accolade from EQUIS, the final organization of the “big three” accreditation bodies in business education.With this honor, Olin joins an elite group of business schools. Among 13,000 business schools globally, only about 100 have earned this honor. Olin is the only highly ranked business school to receive this distinction in the United States.