February 14, 2012 8:54:04 am
International investment banks and global strategy consulting firms kick-started the final placement process for the Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management batch of 2010-12 at the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad on Monday.
Among the firms that recruited graduates,Boston Consulting Group made the maximum number of offers by hiring 17 students from among the first cluster of placements that took place.
The list of recruiters included McKinsey & Co.,Boston Consulting Group,Bain & Co.,AT Kearney,Credit Suisse,HSBC,Oliver Wyman and Accenture. These firms offered roles in their India offices as well as a few jobs in international locations such as London and New York.
BCG recruited 17 PGP students. IIMA continues to be one of our core campuses for recruitment and we look forward to continue recruiting in large numbers,in line with our rapid business growth, said Ravi Srivastava,partner and director at Boston Consulting Group.
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Following the cohort system that was introduced in 2010,investment banks and consulting firms that have been traditional recruiters at IIMA make a beeline for fresh graduates.
They found the cohort system to be efficient and the scheduling of the process well managed by the institute.
The process was very well managed and we are happy with the scheduling system followed at IIMA. We stay committed to recruiting from IIMA,and will continue to invest in building a strong relationship with the campus, said Ackroyd Rodrigues,Campus Recruiting Coordinator for Credit Suisse that offered many international roles to students.
Placement process for the second cluster is scheduled for February 17.
Institute hosts WIPS meet
AHMEDABAD: The IIMA this weekend hosted a two-day national meet of the Forum of Women in Public Sector (WIPS),which has been promoting growth and development of women in public sector undertakings (PSUs). The meet,inaugurated by Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday,saw speakers like SEWA founder Ela Bhatt and S Aparna,secretary (Finance) exploring the theme of Women-key drivers of growth in current economic environment.
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