Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) is a premier B-school, established in 1979 within the premises of Loyola College, to form competent and committed leaders who are ethical, principle-centred and socially responsible with a global perspective and entrepreneurial spirit. LIBA is managed by Jesuits of the Loyola College Society well-known for their outstanding contribution to higher education. LIBA stands for excellence and ethics which are the hallmarks of Jesuit business education and all its programmes and activities embody these two elements. LIBA earnestly strives to inculcate in the students the values of excellence, justice, honesty and service to the society.
LIBA primarily offers a two-year Full-time PGDM course, approved by AICTE and recognized by AIU. It also offers other programmes: Part-time PGDM (AICTE approved), Ph.D. (affiliated to the University of Madras) and one-year executive diploma programmes. The Management Development Centre offers various customised programmes (short-term and long-term) with a focus on skill development. LIBA concentrates on the holistic formation of students in all aspects viz., intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual. The Institution works with an undeterred zeal to offer its students the best education, blending classroom and experiential learning.
LIBA, a Jesuit institution managed by the Loyola College Society, is committed to excellence and ethics. LIBA aims to contribute to national development by preparing world class leaders with professional competence, outstanding leadership qualities, personal integrity, sensitivity to ethical issues and empathy for the weak and the less privileged.
LIBA, as a Jesuit institution, is committed to the core values of honesty, integrity, excellence and service to society. The management, while maintaining these values, will constantly strive to uphold respect for individuals without compromising on core values; it will conduct itself as a trustee of the faith and direction of Jesuit values.
The faculty are committed to the acquisition and imparting of the best knowledge and latest skills in management principles and practices and ensures transfer of these to the students. While dealing with the students fairly and justly, the faculty will inculcate in the minds of the students the spirit of inquiry, innovation and scientific knowledge.
The students are expected to be committed to learning with a spirit of inquiry & humbleness, the best managerical skills; and develop the latest technique of professional skills. Along with an attitude of positive thinking, high ethical values and service to society they are groomed to reach 'Magis' - excellence is everything.