GLSU’s Faculty of Business Administration (formerly known as GLS-NRBBA), was one of the first BBA colleges affiliated to Gujarat University established in 1997, as GLS Institute of Business Administration. In 23 years of existence including a change of name in June 2000, we have always focused on being not just any undergraduate college, but an undergraduate B-school that prepares its graduates for the challenges of the corporate world, the intricacies of the entrepreneurial arena and the rigors of higher management education.
Our three-year BBA program pivots on the realization that knowledge and learning are ever evolving. This motivates us to design contemporary syllabus, which will aid our students to match upto the challenges of the real world. Innovation in teaching, research and assessment characterizes our educational philosophy. With a centrally located wi-fi enabled campus, a vibrant academic environment, infrastructure with well-equipped classrooms and computer lab, rich library, state-of-the-art auditorium, convenient canteen and ample parking facilities, we offer a conducive learning environment which aids learning beyond general expectations.
Student needs in terms of career progression are vital our course and curriculum design and hence our specializations are current, industry-focussed and career-oriented. We are one of few undergraduate B-school that offers innovative specializations in the domains of
|FY||Fundamentals of business management, Time management||Observe and connect||Respect||Search and sift|
|SY||Technological knowledge, sense of responsibility||Self-management and Team work||Believe||Deliver output|
|TY||Ethics in business, decision making, cross disciplinary applications.||Critical and Analytical thinking||Change||Problem solution and defend|
FBA-NRBBA has realized the emerging need for entrepreneurs in today’s world, and therefore the institute works hard towards implanting a seed of entrepreneurship in the minds of young generation. Continuous efforts are made to make the students more aware of avenues open for them to make them self-employed. This exercise is done by organizing seminars, conferences and classroom lectures, industrial training at the institution.
FBA-NRBBA holds an institutional membership with TiE, Ahmedabad, a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship. The Dean and the faculty members are actively involved in mentoring the ventures started by past and current students.
Apart from these, the institute also has a collaboration with Wadhwani Foundation, USA which trains the students to run practice ventures.
Entrepreneurship & Family Business Management specialization is offered in collaboration with the Wadhwani Foundation based California, USA. In-house training is ably supported by expert lectures by mentors from the foundation which imparts a rich experience to young entrepreneurs in the domain of innovation.
“Watch-Think-Do-Explore -Collaborate” Pedagogy
Watch: Learning through visual medium
Think: Activity based problem identification
Do: Real Time Practice Venture
Explore: Additional Reference Reading
Collaborate: Networking For Expansion
Some of the premier institutes of the nation and the world have entered into a strategic alliance with us to promote knowledge sharing. This industry exposure helps students to stay in touch with the recent developments of the corporate world. Certificate Courses are also offered through some of the tie-ups which adds to the educational experience.
Management education is inadequate if it dwells only on theory. Practical, hands-on experience is mandatory for any management student to succeed. As part of this vision, we have a dedicated placement cell which works from the very first semester for student development. The training and placement cell is instrumental in training students for pre-interview, during interview and post interview processes. The training sessions, delivered by industry and subject experts help students to garner golden opportunities with some of the best companies. Our tailor made program helps students secure valuable internships which leads to better placements by the end of their graduation. Internships are also promoted with the aim to ensure that all students undergo an intensive internship program during their three year course with us.
Placements and internships are targeted from within Ahmedabad and also from other cities across India. The exposure received by the students opting for placement aids them in choosing a better career path. This orientation towards career building has made us a premier choice for BBA and has been instrumental in making us the best college for BBA in Ahmedabad.
The esteemed organizations that have recruited our students in the past are as follows:
|Sr. no.||Name of the guest speaker||Affilation|
|1||Mr. Abhijat Joshi||Renowned Screenplay writer|
|2||Dr. John Patterson||Hariot Watt University, UK|
|3||Dr. Alice Clark||University of California, Berkley Extension, USA|
|4||Mr. Gurmeet Singh Bhutani||Director, Disruptive Innovations, Pepsico|
|5||Prof. Anil Gupta||IIM, Ahmedabad|
|6||Prof. Asha Kaul||IIM, Ahmedabad|
|7||Prof. Amit Karna||IIM, Ahmedabad|
|8||Prof. U T Rao||MICA, Ahmedabad|
|9||Prof. Amit Kumar Dwivedi||EDI, Gandhinagar|
|10||Dr. Pankaj Bharti||EDI, Gandhinagar|
|11||Prof. Rasananda Panda||MICA, Ahmedabad|
|12||Dr. Margie Parikh||B K School of Management, Ahmedabad|
|13||Mr. Achal Rangaswamy||Corporate Trainer|
|14||Dr. Falguni Vasavada Oza||MICA, Ahmedabad|
|15||Mr. Sameer Somal||CEO, Blue Ocean Global Technology, USA|
|16||Mr. Sanjay Chakraborty||Tritan Communications|
|17||Mr. Jayant Patel||Meghmani Organics|
|18||Mr. Sunil Parekh||Strategic Advisor, Zydus Group|
|19||Mr. Anuj Ambalal||Designer, A Cube Inc.|
|20||Ms. Beena Handa||Director, Poesis Foundation|
|21||Mr. Abhinay Banker||Actor|
|22||Mr. Yogesh Gadhvi||Chairman, Gujarat Rajya Sangeet Natak Academy|
|23||RJ Dhvanit||Radio Mirchi|
|24||RJ Devki||Red FM|
|25||Ms Tamara Cunningham||New Jersey City University, USA|
|26||Prof. Uday Damodaran||IIM, Udaipur|
|27||Dr. Rahulkumar Shukla||XLRI, Jamshedpur|
|28||Dr. Bikramjit Rishi||IMT, Ghaziabad|
|29||Prof. Sandip Anand||XIM, Bhubaneswas|