SIIB: Blending Academics with Celebrations

Symbiosis Institute of International Business has collaborated with leading educational institutes to further facilitate the learning of their students.

Online PR News – 29-October-2012 – Pune – The Symbiosis Institute of International Business, located in Pune is an initiative under the name of the prestigious Symbiosis institutes that caters to the rising demand of global managers in the current economic scenario. Offering state-of-the-art infrastructure and strong academic foundations, SIIB has evolved as one of the most preferred destinations for students wanting to pursue management with a global perspective. SIIB also holds the distinction of being one of the few institutes to develop integrated programs in the field Agribusiness, International business and Energy as well. The curriculum for programs at SIIB covers diverse topics like foreign languages, trade policies, Forex risk management, etc. through a perfect blend of academic training coupled with practical exposure. In fact, as part of the Symbiosis Dual degree program conducted at SIIB, selected students can pursue an additional degree from the associated international colleges along with their regular MBA in International Business.
But the institute’s rigorous academic curriculum is not the only thing that goes into shaping its students career. Yes! The future global managers are treated to an experience of a lifetime during their course at SIIB. The intricate blend of academics and extra-curricular activities has proven to be a successful formula as SIIB continues to deliver successful students with each passing year.
Its glorious journey of twenty years continues to inspire SIIB, as the institute moves ahead on the road to become the powerhouse of talent for companies when it comes to recruiting managers with a global perspective. SIIB has to its credit several accolades in terms of successful placements, student achievements and global recognition. Students from SIIB have emerged as successful leaders across multiple sectors. A noteworthy example is SIIB alumnus, Diyanand Kaul from the MBA in Agriculture batch who has authored a book on ‘Carbon Sequestration & Land Use’ that talks about the after effects of climatic changes on human activity.
As part of its interactive efforts to facilitate students learning, SIIB organizes several guest lectures by industry experts. Recently the institute had organized a lecture on E-waste management by Dr.Laxmi Raghupati for the students of MBA in Energy program. E-waste has often been a cause of concern for managers across industries. The interactive session organized by SIIB aimed to help the students understand the role of E-waste management in the smooth functioning of the corporate. The students of MBA in International Business program were also treated to an enriching experience in a guest lecture by Mr Praful Talera (CEO of Dynamic Logistics)on the topic: "The Strategic Flow and the Challenges of the International Trade". Citing the evolving global economic scenario, the lecture came across as an excellent session for students detailing the role they would be expected to play as managers in the near future.
Being home away from home, the SIIB campus also sees students participate in several festivities all throughput the year. Early this month, the students at SIIB also came together to host a grand Durga Puja celebration coupled with a Bengali food festival on the 13th October at the campus. Keeping the festive spirit alive, SIIB students also hosted Joyfest under their social initiative wing, Prayatna. Fresh from celebrating the Bengali tradition, the students of SIIB are now gearing up to host Navratri celebrations on the 20th October. As soon as the students are back from their Diwali break, SIIB will be ready to bring in the New Year. In fact, SIIB has already made plans to initiate 2013 with a bang as, ‘Anusmruti ‘and IGNISENSE ; two of SIIB’s major events are scheduled for January 2013.
Amidst these festivities, SIIB’s joy was doubled as few students from the MBA batch of seniors received pre-placement internship offers. The Symbiosis Institute of International Business has always believed in helping students nurturing their true talent and thereby witnessing their true transformation into global managers. Through its interactive learning practices and a holistic academic environment, SIIB will continue to work towards nurturing students to evolve into global managers.
The institute is all set to welcome the new batch. Yes! Admissions 2013-2015 are now open. Interested students can register themselves at You can also follow us on our facebook page else twitter handle (@SIIB_Pune) for the latest updates.