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IPMX Placements 2017-18

10th batch of IPMX (International Programme in Management for Executives) graduated on March 17, 2018. It was a very heterogeneous class of class of 61 professionals from various industry and functional backgrounds such as IT, Telecom, Power / Energy, Automobile, Healthcare, Defense, PSUs, Construction, Manufacturing, BFSI, etc. Out of a batch of 61, there were five women candidates. The batch had an average of 8.4 years of prior industry experience.

This year total 59 students signed in for placement assistance and rolling placement process commenced in the first week of November 2017 at Noida Campus. Institute received an overwhelming response from industry to recruit from IPMX. Recruiters from various sectors made their presence in the placement process through campus and off campus mode. They hired students at various middle and senior level management positions across various geographies in India and abroad.

Offers were made across the board for strategic roles such as Consulting, Product Management, Operations, Strategy, Business Development, HR, Analytics, Sales & Marketing, Operations, Project and Programme Management. Some of the new recruiters this time include Gartner, Ashok Leyland, Alphonso, Schneider, AFCONS, MITRA, Schneider Electric, Rivigo, HSBC, Vikram Solar, etc. other than regular recruiters Accenture, Amazon, Infosys, Genpact, Google,  Shapoorji Pallonji, JDA, In2IT Technologies, ITC InfoTech and eClerx to name a few.

An indicative list of companies and typical roles offered at IPMX this year has been provided separately as part of this report.

Snapshot of IPMX placements

Total students in the IPMX 2017-18 59
1) Sought placement through the institute 47
2) Did not seek placement through the institute 09
a) Already in job / company sponsored 08
b) Seeking placement outside the process 01
3) Students still in process 03

Indicative list of recruiting companies

Accenture Alphonso Labs Virtusa India Pvt. Ltd.
Genpact EXLService Infosys Ltd
Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Ltd. eClerx Services Ltd. AFCONS Infrastructure
Schneider Electric In2IT Technologies Rivigo Services
JDA Software Embitel Technologies Square Yards
Ashok Leyland Vikram Solar LeasePlan India
Gartner India MITRA Agro MAQ Software
ITC Infotech Urban Mass Transit Co. Ltd  

Typical roles offered

DGM Product Manager
Programme Manager Cluster Manager
AVP Associate Manager
Intern- Women Leadership Programme Regional Manager
Business Development Manager Manager
International Management Trainee Executive Assistant
Consultant Sr. Manager
Talent Acquisition Manager Sr. Account Executive

Most of the students secured their jobs early in the process while a few of them who remained unplaced either have very niche backgrounds or have certain preferences in mind. Institute’s Placement Office helps such candidates even after their graduation in finding best-fit career opportunities

IIM Lucknow’s IPMX continues to be the preferred programme to recruit mid to senior level professionals in areas viz. consulting, finance, operations, strategy and analytics with firms increasing their usual number of offers every year. According to Prof Prakash Singh, Chairperson- IPMX Placements - “ IIM L’s IPMX programme at Noida Campus is one of the finest 1 year MBA programme in the country which attracts recruiters from across the globe. This placement season has witnessed substantial growth in terms of CTC and number of new recruiting companies, more than 45% companies were first-time recruiters this year. The outstanding placements of IPMX are a testimony of recruiters’ confidence in IPMX programme and institute, and we are thankful to all our recruiting partners.”