Strategy consulting firms lead IIM Bangalore Summer Placements for the batch 2017-19
The Summer Placements for the Class of 2017-19 of the two-year Post Graduate Programme (PGP) at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore or IIMB, held between October 29 and November 1, witnessed enhanced participation and higher recruitment by both regular as well as new recruiters across sectors. All the 401 eligible PGP students were recruited by 130+ companies within the three recruitment slots in roles like Strategy Consulting, Analytics, Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Commercial Banking, Sales and Marketing, Business Leadership, Product Management, Operations, Category Management, IT Consulting and General Management.
"The slight downturn that we observed in the final placements of the batch of 2017, just eight months ago, has been corrected by a major resurge in hiring interest across all sectors for the IIMB summer placements," Chairperson, Career Development Services, IIM Bangalore Prof. Ganesh Prabhu said.
According to a statement from the Bengaluru based premier business school, there were 90 offers made in the domain of Strategy Consulting from Accenture Strategy (14), A.T. Kearney (13), Boston Consulting Group (13), Bain & Company (11), Strategy& (9), Roland Berger (9), Deloitte (7), McKinsey & Company (6), Alvarez & Marsal (4), Arthur D Little (2) and NRI (Nomura) Consulting (2).
The students also received 21 offers in Business Analytics, including offers made by American Express (4), KPMG Analytics (4), Goldman Sachs Strats (3), JP Morgan Quant (3), Sprinklr (3), Thoucentric (3) and Directi (1).
There were 27 offers made in the Investments and Capital Markets domain by firms including Goldman Sachs (8), Barclays (4), Citibank (4), JP Morgan (4), BNY Mellon (2), JM Financial (2), Morgan Stanley (1), Reliance Treasury (1) and Temasek (1). Thirty-two offers were made in Corporate Finance and Commercial Banking from Citibank (4), Deutsche Bank (3), HUL Finance (3), Axis Bank (3), Reserve Bank of India (3), RBL Bank (3), ICICI Bank (2), Airtel Finance (2), Standard Chartered Bank (2), Yes Bank (2), Bank of America (1), DBS (1), Intuit Finance (1), Metro Cash and Carry (1) and Spandana Sphoorty (1).
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