Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Electronic City Bangalore (Popularly known as Weschool, estd.2007) has been conferred with the B-School of the Year Award by Bangalore Management Association (BMA). The Award was given in a ceremony wherein BMA celebrated its Member Day & 62nd Anniversary Awards on 14 August 2015 at Capitol Hotel, Bangalore.
Dr. Anil Rao Paila, Dean and Director, Welingkar Bangalore campus along with his faculty team received the award. Weschool, Bangalore under his leader ship is the youngest campus to have received the coveted NBA, AIU, SAQS Accreditations. The event was marked with poignant moments when the faculty and the students stepped on the dais to receive the award. The Award aims to encourage and reward excellence in management education.
The uniqueness of Welingkar Bangalore, lies in its strong industry orientation and programs in Business Design & Innovation and E-Business which are highly valued by the students and working executives. The Institute has brought out several industry-institute connect initiatives such as We Cafe, HR Showcase and other structured initiatives to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship on the campus by setting up an Innovation Lab, a Prototype lab, a Case Centre and Research Centre to name a few. The Institute has achieved path breaking customized Industry Outreach programs engaging companies like Infosys, Robert Bosch, Bicon, Titan, EnY, DELL to name a few
Prof. Dr. Uday Salunkhe, Group Director- Welingkar as the conventional patriarch, appeared jubilant, watching the young Institute come of age. He congratulated his faculty team and students for the award. Dr Salunkhe , a recipient of the prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship, is a highly awarded and recognized educationist with unflinching belief in the power of youth and their leadership potential. Led by him, Welingkar as a brand is known for its industry -sync, design thinking and being in its pedagogy and curriculum