Institute for Future Education, Entrepreneurship & Leadership

By Dr. Sanjay Salunkhe, Group Director
Dr. Sanjay Salunkhe,Group Director

Dr. Sanjay Salunkhe

Group Director

Founded and conceptualized by the distinguished educationist Dr. Sanjay Salunkhe, Institute for Future Education, Entrepreneurship & Leadership (iFEEL) has evolved into a replica of modern B-School through filling the significant gap in learning outcomes and desired skills. Located in the serene atmosphere of Lonavala, Maharashtra, the institute since its establishment in 2009 has been instrumental in providing the business aspirants a suitable platform for realizing their respective dreams by getting access to an immensely innovative curriculum framework. The institute covers a wide range of courses like PGDM and varied certification program including a special 11 months Business Analytics certification program, answering the increasing demand for business analyst professionals in the business world.

Dr. Salunkhe elaborates, "The students who choose to pursue business analytics program with us, get the opportunity to receive a hands-on training, which
is rendered jointly by iFEEL and IBM. A unique curriculum has been developed and delivered, where IBM designated subject matter experts and iFEEL faculty try their best to make the students knowledgeable and skilled." iFEEL regularly involves with data science community and continually keeps update on the evolution of the course curriculum. Moreover, in order to keep on improving its offering, the institute also conducts value-added specialization courses such as Centre for Creative Leadership's ‘Global Citizen Leader's program. Owing to the exceptional quality of education that the institute has manifested over the years, it has earned several awards and accolades.

iFEEL regularly involves with data science community and continually keeps update on the evolution of the course curriculum"

The recognition honored includes 1st ranking in the IIT All India National Entrepreneurship Challenge (NEC) organized by IIT Bombay in 2015 and 2017, ranked Top B-School in India for Leadership & Entrepreneurship Development by 22nd BSA & DEWANG MEHTA B-School Awards 2014, referred as best B-School in developing Entrepreneurs and Leaders in India by World Education Congress 2013 and the list hardly gets an end. An AICTE approved institute, iFEEL aptly looks after the grooming of the students for which multiple rounds of mock interviews are organized, aiming to develop the confidence and skill to face the
placement interviews in learners. "For each specialization, we arrange sessions dedicated to query resolution of the students where they can interact with the professors freely," pinpoints Dr. Salunkhe.

The campus of the institute that is endowed with excellent facilities has different clubs such as Alpha Beta Case Study club, which assist the students to learn through case studies and the Finance Club, which is responsible to expose students to the finance world. The institute also takes pride in maintaining a cent percent placement rate, where the students are supported in being recruited by companies like ICICI Bank, Amul, FIS Global Financial Services, Allstate Insurance, TATA AIG and so on. "We have plans to initiate a twinning program for the PGP program. That means, iFEEL will team up with renowned institutions overseas and on that account, our students will be able to transfer their credits to the partnering universities after completing programs in iFEEL," concludes Dr. Salunkhe.

Dr. Sanjay Salunkhe, Group Director

Group Director of IFEEL, Dr. Sanjay Salunkhe also handles the position of CEO in Jaro Education Limited, having a total experience of 30 years in the field of Education and HR Consulting. Dr Salunkhe holds a doctorate degree in Change Management and MBA in HR and LL.B. from the University of Mumbai.