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Dr. M. R. Pattabiram: Developing Institutions Through Disciplined Environment & Thrust On Culture

Dr. M. R. Pattabiram: Developing Institutions Through Disciplined Environment & Thrust On Culture

  Dr. M. R. Pattabiram,    Chairman

Dr. M. R. Pattabiram


Today, the business analyst job roles are growing at a very fast pace and it is very much in demand by a large range of companies across the world. To cater to this increasing demand, Ramaiah Institute of Management Studies (RIMS) introduced the PGDM program in Business Analytics. The institute strives for excellence and emphasizes on nurturing students to reach their full potential. The institute’s culture includes being open, liberal and receptive to new ideas.

Dr. M.R. Pattabiram, the Founder Trustee of M S Ramaiah Foundation, is the proud son of the visionary educationist Shri. M.S. Ramaiah and at a very early age, stood shoulder to shoulder with his father in running a Medical College, a Management Institute, a Law College, and a 1000-bed Medical Teaching Hospital successfully. He firmly believes in a humane approach to management and has built a team of committed faculty and support staff.

Dr. M.R. Pattabiram engages in an exclusive interaction with CEO Insights.

Take us through your educational and professional background. Also, what are the key features of RIMS’s Business Analytics Programs?
I have an undergraduate degree and a post-graduate degree in Commerce from Bangalore University and a Ph.D. degree from the Swiss Business School, Switzerland for research work on Gandhian studies. I’ve more than four decades of experience in running educational institutions in the areas of Medicine, Law, Management, and Business Studies.

The AICTE-approved Post Graduate Diploma in Management(PGDM) program with Business
Analytics specialization is an intensive two-year program that prepares the student to take advantage of the demand for trained Business Analytics professionals. During the first year of the program, students learn the basics of Management and in the second year, the student specializes in the core area of Analytics comprising R Programming & Predictive Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing & Data Mining, Data Visualization, and Business Reporting, Python, Big Data Analytics, and a Capstone project.

Creating multiple learning platforms is a tool for self discovery and realization of true potential

Describe the research labs, libraries, and other facilities offered to students of Business Analytics at your institute.
The Institute has well-equipped Computer Labs with the latest hardware and software where students can practice the theoretical concepts learned in Business Analytics using live data provided by the faculty. The Institute also has a well-equipped library that provides access to national & international journals books and a web-enabled database.

What makes the Business Analytics program offered by RIMS unique?
RIMS has an exclusive MoU with KPMG International Limited which is a big four consulting firm in the world to deliver the Business Analytics program to all the students and also provide certification to all the students, thus enhancing the employ ability of the students. In addition, our delivery partners use live data from their clients to enable students to understand and solve real world problems.

RIMS is a member of numerous industry bodies such as the Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce(BCIC), the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry(FKCCI) the Association of Indian Management Schools(AIMS) & the National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM). In addition, the Institute is also a member of the Oracle
Academy and is in the process of signing MOUs with reputed organizations such as the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI)and the Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM).

Tell us about RIMS’s training & placement activities.
RIMS has a very active Training and Placement department that has the sole objective of providing meaningful employment to every student. The department offers pre-placement training for all students in the areas of resume building, mock group discussions & personal interviews etiquette, communications, and leadership. Further, the RIMS Training and Placement department has been highly successful in attracting the cream of the industry to visit the campus for campus placements and year after year, the placement record of the Institute has been impeccable with almost 100% of the students finding meaningful employment. During the placement season, the Institute attracts prestigious companies such as Ernst & Young, Deloitte, KPMG, Price Waterhouse Coopers, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank,SBI Life Insurance, The Times Group, Berger Paints, Sonata Software, and ANZ to name a few.

What is the future roadmap for RIMS regarding the Business Analytics programs?
RIMS is committed to taking the Business Analytics program forward and providing an opportunity for students to get trained in the latest technologies and trends in the Analytics world. RIMS will constantly seek collaborations with industry bodies at both the domestic and international levels to make the Business Analytics program one of the best in the country by way of designing a syllabus that is in line with the expectations of the industry..

Dr.M. R.Pattabiram, Chairman, Ramaiah Institute of Management Studies
Dr. M. R. Pattabiram has been running Management Colleges, Law Colleges, & degree Colleges for more than four decades. He has an undergraduate degree and a post-graduate degree in Commerce from Bangalore University & was awarded a Ph.D. from the Swiss Business School, Switzerland.

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