IBS, Hyderabad strives to ensure that its students receive an international quality learning experience. In this endeavour, IBS, Hyderabad has received accreditations and collaborations from leading national and international institutions and professional bodies.

IBS is a member of

  • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), USA
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), USA
  • TThe European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), Belgium
  • Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA), India
  • The Association of Asia Pacific Business Schools (AAPBS), Korea

Networking with International Academic Institutions

To ensure that the students and faculty develop a global perspective on business, IBS has networked with several leading international B-Schools and universities, such as:

  • Bentley University, MA, USA
  • Syracuse University, NY, USA
  • University of Toledo, Ohio, USA
  • Michigan State University, USA
  • Oklahoma State University, USA
  • University of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
  • Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
  • University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • University of Delaware, USA
  • University of Newcastle, Australia

Industry Collaboration

  • National Stock Exchange
  • Bombay Stock Exchange
  • Intelligroup
  • Indian Railways
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR)
  • The Indian Econometric Society (TIES)
  • National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development – NABARD
  • National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC)
  • National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, India
  • Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO) Bangladesh
  • Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA), Thrissur, Kerala
  • IBM Global University Programs (“IBM Corp”)
  • State Bank Institute of Rural Banking, Hyderabad

Academic Collaborations with Industry

IBS is collaborating with several international firms to train its students in specialized areas in information technology, and business analysis and research. These partnerships include the following :

SAS - The Power to Know

Through a learning partnership with SAS, IBS offers the students the power of SAS business intelligence and data mining applications.


IBS has brought the SAP R/3 platform into the classroom, to train its students on the ERP system.


To help students learn to evaluate business processes analytically and efficiently, IBS has entered into an academic association with SPSS.

iThink Software

IBS offers its students the simulation software, iThink, using which students can create models to simulate business processes and scenarios, and understand the impact of different business decisions and their possible outcomes.