The Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) at the Indian School of Business (ISB) grooms promising young researchers to be innovative problem-solvers and thinkers in the business disciplines of Accounting, Financial Economics, Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Organisational Behaviour and Strategy, which are niche areas at the ISB.
The programme successfully builds upon the research strengths of ISB faculty members who engage in cutting-edge research that is academically rigorous and highly relevant to the current needs of business.
As a FPM student, you will work closely with faculty members in the capacity of research assistant and co-author. This core research focus serves not just to hone the future researcher in you but also allows students enrolled in the other programmes at ISB to benefit from state-of-the-art research that is carried out at the school.
Challenging, comprehensive and global in scope, the FPM embodies ISB’s commitment towards becoming a world-class, research-oriented institution and prepares you for faculty positions at leading universities across the world. As a FPM scholar, you will be groomed to make an impact in academia as well as in the global business sphere.
Who is it for?
THE FELLOW PROGRAMME IN MANAGEMENT (FPM) is designed for individuals who have a passion for research and learning, and are keen to pursue an academic career. If academic research is your calling then this programme will be most beneficial to you.
We welcome individuals from a wide variety of experiences. You do not need to have a business or management background to be eligible for the programme. Individuals who like to ask tough, stimulating questions and have a passion for research and learning will find this programme very rewarding.
To be eligible, you must hold a university degree from an accredited academic institution. You must also have the keenness to engage in high-quality research and the commitment to foray into an academic career at an international level. When you apply, you will be assessed for superior academic credentials, passion for learning, faculty recommendations and personal characteristics. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are also essential.
THE FELLOW PROGRAMME IN MANAGEMENT (FPM) at the ISB will build your research skills through support and mentorship from the School’s outstanding faculty.
ISB’s unique portfolio faculty model consists of exceptional resident and visiting faculty from the best B-schools worldwide. These much-sought after faculty will guide you on your research.
The current team of Resident Faculty comprises members who have each excelled in his or her research areas and possss exceptional teaching skills. In addition, visiting faculty from top business schools across the world, share their knowledge and perspectives with the students. This dynamic research environment is further enriched by the visiting scholars and research scholars who make trips from time to time to the School. The area leaders from our founding associate schools, the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, also actively participate in curriculum design and research conferences, and assist in our efforts to recruit the best faculty. We also have robust academic collaborations with the London Business School, Sloan School of Management at MIT, and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Our associations with excellent business schools ensure that we are always able to bring the latest innovations in global management education to our students. Faculty exchanges, research collaborations, student exchange and curriculum development are various dimensions of our relationship with these schools.