IFMR - Graduate School of Business at Krea University is a private business school located at Sri City, in Andhra Pradesh, India, about 70 km from Chennai. IFMR offered a 2-year PGDM program which is accredited by AICTE till 2016. Currently it offers a 2-year MBA program. It is an approved institution by the University of Madras for pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Finance, Economics and Management.
The MBA program is a two year full-time program with six trimesters and two months of summer internship. The program was launched in the year 2000 offering core specializations in Finance, Marketing, Human Resource and Operation. The other specializations offered in this program are Financial Engineering, Banking, financial services & insurance (BFSI) and business analytics. The Annual Intake is 240 Students for this Programme. Executive Programs:
IFMR provides executive programs viz. consulting, certificate as well as fully customized training programs and management development programs, and has till date trained over 15,000 middle and senior managers across various functional disciplines from government, banking, public and private sectors.PhD:
IFMR offers PhD programs in affiliation with the University of Madras and IIT Madras. Disciplines offered include Economics, Finance & Accounting, HR & OB , Strategy and Operations Management.
Institute for Financial Management and Research was ranked 53 in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) management ranking in 2020.