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Welcome to IIT Kanpur MBA

The MBA programme at IIT Kanpur was initiated with the guiding principle that a sound technical expertise coupled with right management acumen, is the key to survival in a contemporary competitive environment. This inherent dynamism is expressed through path-breaking innovations in both its programs and its research to keep abreast with the latest.

Globally accepted as a vibrant seat of academic and professional excellence, IIT Kanpur is known for its innovative approach, participative culture and academic rigour. The special efforts to recruit talented faculty on a global basis and stringent admission procedures to select brilliant students across the country, ensures a pool of formidable intellectual capital at any given time in the campus. This helps in a healthy and dynamic exchange of ideas which incubates leaders for the corporate world. No wonder that IIT is perhaps India's most recognized brand the world over. Needless to say that the MBA students of IIT Kanpur have been exhibiting leadership qualities and passion to serve the society as responsible managers of the corporate world, true to the IIT tradition. Students of the earlier batches have carved out a niche for themselves as assets to the organizations. This fact is reinforced by enthusiastic response from the corporate world in the form of placements and unbound intraction with the corporate world with each passing day. The Vision of MBA here is to transform today's professionals in technology into tomorrow's world class leaders. The emphasis of MBA at IIT Kanpur is to nurture leaders who dare to unlearn and relearn in the dynamic world of business


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Sir described leadership as the zeal to identify and solve problems. Citing an example, sir said that India has a myriad of problems and out of those; transportation was one of the major issues. Ford is dedicated to solve this problem. Talking specifically about the corporate sales department, he told that by selling cars to taxi operators, they created entrepreneurs, thereby solving the problem of job creation at that level.   
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