Moment of Glory for SBS- World Education Summit 2014

DigitalLearning World Education Summit, organized annually since 2011, is the world’s premier platform for education and learning. Over the years, the summit has become the largest networking hub witnessing the biggest gathering of education leaders from all over the world. World Education Summit 2014 aims to build a strong community and provide various business and networking opportunities for clients, partners and education leaders. The dynamics of education sector is evolving and changing rapidly world over and WES provides an opportunity to all the stakeholders to come together and deliberate, discuss and explore the horizon. 

The 4th Edition of World Education Summit held in Delhi provided a great opportunity for education thought leadership. It was jointly organized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) & Centre for Science, Development & Media Studies and Co –organised by National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions, Government of India, All India Confederation For Women's Empowerment Through Education, United nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organisation.The event witnessed a large gathering of education leaders from all across the globe. The objectives of the Summit were to assess learning in the 21st century and debate trends in school, higher education and skills education to highlight innovations and to award global innovations and excellence in education. 
Jay Sanghani, Head SEI receiving the award for SBS
Shanti Business School (SBS) won the Jury Choice Award for the Best Innovation by a Management Institute.  SBS was applauded for its ‘Guaranteed Six Months Paid Internship For Better Industry Relevancy & Higher Placeability.’

With a focus on upcoming industry trends and rising techno functional domains, SBS has a never before curriculum on offer with 300+ electives like Digital Marketing, Corporate Governance, Investment Banking, International Marketing, E-Retailing, Strategic Finance Management, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management, Creativity & Innovation etc. To further reinforce the academic learning through practice, it has introduced a 6 months paid internship. Needless to say, this has attracted industries from domains like FMCG, Banking & Finance, Business Analytics, Consultancies, IT, Pharma, Media Houses, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retails, Automobiles etc. to source their manpower from. Also as it’s a 6 month long internship, the students are given independent responsibility and 93% of the internship opportunities at SBS get converted into confirmation. Powerful Multinational Corporations like Coca Cola, Vodafone, Tata Consultancy Services, Future Group, SNL Financial, Reliance Communications and many more have been regular visitors to SBS for placements. In fact, certain industry majors like Millward Brown, WaterHealth, Minotti, Uninor, OOD Life, etc exclusively recruit from SBS for their Gujarat staffing.

The internship provides the students-an opportunity to test their interest in a particular career before permanent commitments are made. It develops skills in the application of theory to practical work situations. It provides the students an opportunity to develop attitudes conducive to effective interpersonal relationships. Also as it’s a paid internship, it gives an opportunity to earn while pursuing educational goal. The internship gives the hands on experience in a professional work environment that can directly relate to their career interest and academic goals. The exposure gained to different functional areas can offer opportunities to apply, assess, validate and integrate your academic knowledge and skills in a work setting.