Jindal Global Business School (JGBS), the second school established in 2010, offers a multidisciplinary global business education to foster academic excellence through industry partnerships and global collaborations. JGBS seek to make an impact through its various degree programmes, executive education, research and consulting. It promotes global courses and curriculum, global research and collaborations, and global programmes and interaction through a global faculty.
JGBS faculty, the core assets of the business school, have degrees from globally reputed universities, and are pursuing research in critical areas, bringing their research findings and expertise to the class room. The curricula are designed on the outcomes based teaching and learning model. The pedagogy emphasizes learning through discovery rather than from classroom instruction, problem-solving instead of rote-learning and critical thinking as opposed to acquiring knowledge as information. In other words, the curriculum focuses on discovery and self-reflection promoting lifelong learning skills. In this pursuit, activities like live projects, field assignments and simulation games form an integral part of the programme. The Programmes incorporate industry internships to achieve holistic learning and a comprehensive understanding of the contemporary business environment. JGBS has attracted full-time students from countries including South Asia and various parts of Africa, studying to obtain degrees (MBA & PhD). Our faculty members mirror the diversity in the student body with many hailing from other countries.
JGBS faculty research acumen is highlighted by its publishing in over 45 peer-reviewed journal, 6 books, 20 book-chapter, and participation in over 30 international conferences (aggregating at 85 publications since inception). Individual citations have also been of the faculty have also tripled between 2010 vis-à-vis 2017. The area of research is implied and in the various field of business studies. The cases studies are helpful to students globally to understand numerous business concepts. The technical articles have facilitated some industries to become more efficient. Some of the text books are used as a course text-book at a number of business schools including the IIMs. And the publications that can be classified as viewpoints or research category are beneficial to develop further strategies. Further, through its internal publications (Sage Journal) and its thirteen vibrant centers of excellence, and the MDP programmes, JGBS offers multi-disciplinary global business programmes to foster academic excellence, industry experience, and well-grounded global perspectives to its students.
JGBS has established international collaborations with top universities globally including the Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas, Kelley School of Business, Indiana, and Suffolk University, Boston, from the USA, European Business School, and Goethe University, Germany, Carleton University and the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada, and Queen Mary University of London, University of Bordeaux, France, among others as partners in promoting higher education, action learning projects, student exchanges, internships, conferences, and research projects. An interesting aspect of both these kinds of programmes is that, unlike other programmes (including those organized by most other universities), a student is assessed at each of the programmes and appropriate credits are awarded.
JGBS offers several exciting options to its students through its short and long-term programmes, such as, 1) International Student Exchange; 2) Study Abroad programmes and 3). Summer/Winter School Programmes. Some of these options involve a student working intensively for two different university degrees in parallel, with an international partner university. Apart from this, short visits of 7-10 days to universities abroad are also arranged for JGU students. Typically, these programmes combine classroom study sessions and interaction with host students along with visits to places of historic/cultural interest and local businesses. Within a short span of time, students get a wholesome, global experience.