Centres Of Excellence

To focus on new and emerging areas of research and education, Centres of Excellence have been established within the Institute. These ‘virtual' centres draw on resources from its stakeholders, and interact with them to enhance core competencies



Faculty members at IIMB generate knowledge through cutting-edge research in all functional areas of management that would benefit public and private sector companies, and government and society in general.


IIMB Management Review

Journal of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

IIM Bangalore offers Degree-Granting Programmes, a Diploma Programme, Certificate Programmes and Executive Education Programmes and specialised courses in areas such as entrepreneurship and public policy.


About IIMB

The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) believes in building leaders through holistic, transformative and innovative education


Saideep Rathnam

  • Mr. Saideep Rathnam completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Bangalore University and holds Bachelor of Engineering [Electronics & Communication] from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.  He  is alumnus of IIMB, PGP batch of 1978-80.  He is also a Certified Chartered Management Accountant [CMA], UK.
  • He has over 47 years of rich experience in the Industry and Academia. He started his career in Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. and served for 20+ years in various capacities and functions, including as the Resident Manager at London [UK], primarily working with British Aerospace, UK. He has also worked with Anand Automotive Ltd., an auto-component giant in India for 18+ years in various capacities, including as President (Manufacturing Excellence).
  • In the Academic Area, he has worked as the Dean of Anand University, a Corporate University, responsible for leadership and operational transformation.  As a Consultant, he has also helped companies in the fields of management of change and innovation. He has worked with Industry bodies and has been driving the Visionary Leaders for Manufacturing (VLFM) program as a Senior Advisory Committee Member of CII.
  • Mr. Saideep Rathnam has written a book ‘Creating Next Generation Manufacturing Change Leaders’, documenting the unique approach for creating industry-ready engineers trained in the new manufacturing paradigm of flow-oriented manufacturing.