Launch of Online Global MBA in Business Innovation for Working Professionals

From: Illinois Tech (India)
Published: Thu Apr 20 2017

Leading Chicago-based private Ph.D.-granting research university, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) has recently announced the launch of its online MBA program aimed at benefitting mid level management professional across the globe, and especially in India.

Alan W Cramb, President of Illinois School of Technology explains, "Ours is an excellent technical university with a strong base of well-placed alumni; some of them being the best minds in the fields of technology and innovation in the world. We have collaborated with several universities in India, enabling Indian students to study in our Chicago campus through comprehensive exchange programs as well as well-structured academic programs. The launch of the online MBA will help working executives to gain the best from IIT’s capabilities, experience and peerless faculty."

Although there are several online education courses available in the market, IIT stands apart from the rest owing to its commitment to bring the best of the classroom learning from the same esteemed campus faculty in a highly interactive manner.

"What is different about our online MBA course is that we have taken the advantage of the history of Illinois and Stewart School, and leveraged our strengths by creating a theme around Business Innovation," adds M Krishna Erramilli, Associate Dean of Stuart School of Business, an academic unit of the Illinois Institute of Technology.

The top management at IIT is convinced that the world has moved on from technological innovation to business innovation and their well laid out course structure will encourage working professionals in the middle of their career to think innovatively and find unique solutions to global problems.

"Our online MBA course will certainly stimulate students to setup their own startups or bring path breaking changes in the way things are done at their workplace," says Mr. Erramilli, "India has the largest pool of IT resources, most of them being graduates and working at mid level positions. Our online MBA program will impart important lessons on business and management to these professionals, preparing them to take senior roles in their organizations or launch their own ventures," he adds.

As there is a growing need for quality professional education in India, especially for working professionals who can’t leave their jobs to pursue a full time MBA, and have hit a plateau in their careers, this initiative by Illinois Institute of Technology ( is a really good news.


Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech ) is a private, independent, not for profit, Ph.D. - granting research university with programs in Engineering, Science, Architecture, Business, Law, Design, Human Sciences, and Applied Technology. Ranking #1 among all universities in the State of Illinois, the university provides quality Masters and Certificate Education to thousands of Working Professionals in India at a subsidized cost with it's Indian operation, Illinois Institute of Technology (India ) Pvt Ltd (IIT IPL).

Online Master’s programs are also offered in India in the area of Information Technology, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and manufacturing Engineering. Illinois Tech enrolls a large number of international students every year – regular as well as long distance – ensuring every student gets the global exposure that is indispensable to grow in today’s economy.
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