Message from Dean

Dean's Message

Dr. Kavita Matar (Dean)


Dean & Chief Growth Officer


Gold Medallist at her Post Graduation from Karnatak University, MA (Economics), MBA (Marketing), Alumnus of Harvard Business School

“Come let’s Learn, Earn and Return!”

Welcome to GIBS Business School!

GIBS Business School is one stop for the overall development of young minds through a scientifically designed curriculum with add-on training and workshops delivered by the GFS (GIBS Finishing School) and IRE (Innovations, Research and Entrepreneurship) School. GIBS Business School’s program structure incorporates creative student-centric learning with hands-on and experience-based pedagogy for the continuous assessment of the course. Students at GIBS Business School start their learning journey with an apt ice-breaking session and orientation program and are gradually introduced to various dimensions of management aspects including deliberations related to the well-substantiated theories and the ever-evolving models of the industry. The school incorporates industry-based learning through Case Studies discussion, Industrial Visits, Project-based courses, Industrial Training, Workshops, weekly Guest lecture Series, Alumni Talk Series, Specialisation Society Activities, and a Global Immersion Program to name a few. During their program, students get to shadow, an industry mentor while at the Summer Internships, Live Projects, Community Projects, and GFS training that ensures the internalization of management principles among students.

As a premier Business School, there is a great emphasis on facilitating and nurturing an independent thought process and out-of-the-box ideation with grit to internalize an Attitude of Gratitude among the GIBSians. Thanks to the GIBS team of brilliant experienced faculty members, a galaxy of industry experts, and the national & international partners from academia and industry for being the driving force in achieving the set goals and raising the standards year-on-year.


Dr. Kavita Mathad, a Gold Medallist at her Post Graduation from Karnatak University and alumnus of Harvard Business School online, holds rich academic and research experience. She has conducted several International Conferences, Business Conclaves, Webinars, and FDPs/MDPs and has been actively participating in various webinars, and FDPs MDPs as a resource person. Before joining GIBS, Bangalore she worked at the most eminent institutes and Universities in Bangalore and NCR in various leadership positions and as the core team member of accreditations/rankings. Dr. Kavita is known for her leadership acumen in building new perspectives and values in the HEIs ecosystem.

GIBS Business School Dean Mrs. Kavita Mathad Speech