SIIB was founded in 1992, previously known as the Symbiosis Institute of Foreign Trade (SIFT), and is a constituent of the renowned Symbiosis International (Deemed University) in Pune, Maharashtra. SIIB has become a symbol of academic prowess and relevance due to its specialized programs and commitment to developing global business leaders. In the backdrop of India’s economic liberalization policies in 1991, SIIB occupied a specific niche in equipping students to navigate the complexities and prospects of the global business environment. SIIB’s trajectory throughout the past thirty years has been characterized by a solid commitment to the dissemination of knowledge and scholarly inquiry.
The recent recognition of SIIB as the 21st Best B-School in India for the year 2022 underscores its dedication to academic excellence and its continuous endeavours to furnish world-class international business education. The reputation of SIIB is not solely gauged by its rankings, but also by the numerous success stories of its alumni who have made noteworthy contributions to the global business environment. The institution underscores the significance of comprehensive growth by actively encouraging student involvement in extracurricular pursuits, forging industry collaboration, and facilitating international exposure.
SIIB, renowned for its exceptional faculty and state-of-the-art facilities which provides a stimulating scholarly environment that fosters inquiry, originality, and analytical thinking amongst students. The faculty at SIIB comprises experienced academicians and industry experts, thereby guaranteeing students a comprehensive education that combines theoretical knowledge with practical understanding. Its student body encompasses not only individuals pursuing education but also active contributors to the global business dialogue.
The curriculum at the institute encompasses case studies, live projects, and industry affiliations, all of which focus on experiential learning. With a focus on real-world applications and international industry relevance, our MBA-International Business program prepares students for leadership roles in the ever-evolving landscape of global business. Our curriculum is uniquely designed and delivered with a strong international perspective. Some of the key courses include: