Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM) was set up as the first school of management within the IIT system in 1993, with the help of a distinguished alumnus & a life time Fellow of the Institute, Mr. Vinod Gupta (B. Tech. 1967), the former CEO and Chairman of InfoGROUP (previously known as InfoUSA) whose generous endowment of 2 Million US Dollars was matched by liberal support from the Government of India. The mission of the school is to develop outstanding management professionals capable?of playing leadership roles in their chosen careers in organisations in different sectors of the economy, especially in technology-driven and knowledge based industries that are characterized by high degrees of globalisation, dynamism, complexity and innovativeness. The school offers a Doctoral programme in management (PhD) and an MBA programme for working executives over weekends in Kolkata and Bhubaneswar. The school also regularly organizes guest lectures, Mangement Development Programmes (MDPs) and training programs for educators in India and abroad. The school also offers a unique need-based scholarship to its students with the sole aim to ensure access of deserving students to world class management training. Highly qualified faculty with outstanding academic credentials and diverse industrial/consultancy experience associate with colleagues in India and abroad to provide the best possible learning environment to our students. Faculty also contribute to the knowledge base through their research and consultancy projects with their partners in the industry and academics. Now, more than two decades after its inception, the school has grown holistically, winning several accolades and setting up new benchmarks for excellence. As a part of the world renowned IIT Kharagpur system, the school enjoys access to state of the art infrastructure, one of the most well equipped libraries in the country, and a very large, well established network of alumni. Please visit our beautiful campus and meet us to know more. You are also welcome to contact us at +91.3222.282297 for more information.??
Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM), IIT Kharagpur, was set up in 1993 with a $2 million endowment from a distinguished alumnus of IIT Kharagpur, Mr. Vinod Gupta, to provide future business leaders with the ability to understand and leverage the advantages of technology for managing successful businesses in the knowledge driven era. The high quality, two-year full-time residential Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme offered by this B-school strikes an innovative balance between theory and practice of management. The friendly atmosphere, the small class groups and the informal interaction of students and faculty create a unique learning experience that generates both breadth and depth to the personalized learning process. Our PhD students are engaged in active research in various areas of management. The school recently spearheaded the development of the Financial Engineering programme, an interdisciplinary Masters degree programme at IIT Kharagpur. The school is also the coordinating department for a Post Graduate Diploma programme in Data Analytics which has recently been launched jointly by the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata and IIT Kharagpur. The faculty at VGSoM routinely participate in interdisciplinary teaching and research with their colleagues in other departments at IIT Kharagpur and in reputed Universities in India and abroad. At VGSoM, we are ever receptive to ideas and build on them and implement them in a manner of excellence. We at VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur, believe in forging a fruitful, long-term relationship with the business world as well as with our students. Kalyan K. Guin, Professor & Dean, Vinod Gupta School of Management??