Kolkata or Calcutta, as it is still recognized across most parts of the world, is regarded as the 'Cultural Capital of India'. Being rich in heritage, Kolkata is also the third most popular metropolitan city of India. With education signifying higher social status in the city, Kolkata is home to many premier research institutes like Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB), Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute (CGCRI), S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences (SNBNCBS), Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM), Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC), Indian Centre for Space Physics and many more. Once the capital city of British India, today, Kolkata is renowned as the principal education center of East India which attracts large number of students from all over the country and abroad towards its progressive education institutes.
"Contributing to the glory of Kolkata metropolitan is Global Leadership Forum (GLF) Business School - a Post Graduate College in Kolkata (Salt Lake City) fostering Leadership in management education"
Contributing to the glory of Kolkata metropolitan is Global Leadership Forum (GLF) Business School - a Post Graduate College in Kolkata (Salt Lake City) fostering Leadership in management education. Established in 2009, GLF Business School was set up with a vision to be a catalyst of management education and the process of change for traditional business administration model to business leadership. Affiliated to West Bengal State University, the institute is a pioneer in offering Business Leadership model in Management education derived from its empirical research across five major areas like Leadership, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Strategic Leadership, Sustainable Leadership, and Ethical Leadership.
Renowned for Uniqueness
GLF Business School offers management courses in a wide range of specializations both in functional management as well as industry-aligned courses. "Today, the business world is moving faster with innovations in technology. There is increased competitiveness and to survive it all, a degree in management has become almost mandatory in order to get a job and obtain a leadership position. With a vision to create 'Leader-Managers' we offer BBA, MBA and Integrated BBA-MBA courses. GLFBS is the only management college in India to offer specialization in courses like Business Intelligence & Analytics, Biotech Management, Valuation (Real Estate and Plant & Machinery), Finance & Risk Management, Marketing, Retail, Advertising & Brand Management, Logistics & Supply Chain, HR & Corporate Law, Healthcare Management, and Tourism and Hospitality Management. We are a powerhouse of best learning support, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and activities which assist students in becoming the future business leaders," delineates Lopamudra Bhattacharyya, CEO, GLF Business School.
GLF Business School is also the first institute to introduce a management course in Biotech Management. Speaking of which Lopamudra states, "We at GLFBS promote innovation in biotechnology and converting the innovation into a business proposition. Our Biotech Research & Innovation Centre (BRIC) also aims at developing entrepreneurs for the Biotech Industry in areas of health, agriculture, energy, environment, industrial biotech and likewise. Keeping up with which, we offer training and courses on management of biotech companies which need professionals who have the knowledge of both biotechnology as well as business management. GLF Business School is also the first B-School in India to offer courses on Valuation since 2016 embraces all three asset classes - Real Estate, Plant & Machinery, and Business Valuation. GLFBS also has a Technology Innovation, Skill & Entrepreneurship Centre (TISEC) which provides a platform to get advisory services from the mentors and industry experts through Business Clinics as well as meeting with the investors and prospective customers on the other hand.
Aiming to Integrate Knowledge with Business Skill
Recognized as one of the leading management colleges in India, GLF Business School is also the recipient of ASSOCHAM Best B-School Award 2017 & 2018, Technology Excellence Award For Social Impact 2018, The Innovative Institute Award 2018, Top10 Business Analytics Institutions in India 2018 (Higher Education Review, Bangalore), Royal Excellence Award 2017:
Best B-School. Having handled more than 100 high-end consulting and research assignments and trained more than 1000 employees of government as well as corporate sectors, GLFBS strives thought leadership, academic excellence, learning innovation, applied research initiatives, using technology having a social impact, and industry-academia interface.
GLF Business School is constantly working towards its inception ideology creating a new breed of lead managers with their unique management courses. Discussing the future roadmap, Lopamudra says, "We are going to set up our Deemed university. Our plan is to take this business school to be the best school for Business Analytics or Artificial Intelligence because in Kolkata, in eastern region, none of the business schools are specialized to offer artificial intelligence or business analytics or machine learning. With technology prevailing the industry, I want my students to be specialized in Artificial Intelligence, Business Planning, Business Analytics. I want to see my GLF Business School as the best B-School where not just regular management courses but you can also do the integrated management course with science and technology for better life, nature and growth, innovation, entrepreneurship and skills to make future business leaders. Our skilled professionals and holistic approach at GLF Business School helps to build all the necessary skills that a student needs to acquire to get the best career opportunity in the expanding fields of the industry."