Managed by Jesuits of the Loyola College Society- well-known for their outstanding contribution to higher education, Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) is a recognized brand among the different stakeholders of management education. Incepted in 1979, LIBA stands tall for excellence and ethics which are the hallmarks of Jesuit business education and all its programmes and activities embody these two elements. Offering a two-year full-time PGDM course, approved by AICTE and recognized by AIU, the institute also conducts part-time PGDM (AICTE approved), Ph.D. (affiliated to the University of Madras) and one-year executive diploma programmes. Apart from these, the Management Development Centre of the institute offers various customized programmes (short-term and long-term) with a focus on skill development of the students. Prioritizing holistic development of the students in all aspects viz., intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual, the institute puts its entire effort in grooming and developing the students in the right manner. The faculty members as well relentlessly work towards forwarding the best education to the students by merging classroom and experiential learning which has been proved to be quite essential teaching and learning technique.
The students at LIBA are encouraged to instill in them the values of excellence, justice, honesty and service to the society, which will help them to sustain in the long run and make a mark in the business sphere. Understanding the growing importance of research in the management education area, the institute also in parallel motivates the students to take up research activities and contribute in LIBA Journal of Management, a bi-annual, double-blind, peer-review journal- the official publication of the LIBA. The journal also invites quality research papers. Growing by leaps and bounds, the graduates of LIBA today are spread over eminent organizations holding key positions. And in order to bring all the alumni under one roof, LIBA also has created a separate alumni site where the current student as well get in touch with their seniors who can notably assist them in placement and training process. In fact, there has been a record where besides the other recruiters, the graduates of LIBA are recruited by the alumni.