About Us

S. P. Mandali’s Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, popularly known as WeSchool, is a premier educational institution that has been transforming lives since its establishment in 1977.

WeSchool proudly operates from two campuses in Bengaluru and Mumbai, offering a conducive environment for learning and growth. Our Bengaluru campus, located in Electronic City, is a thriving hub of innovation, where ideas take flight and enterprises become a reality, supported by world-class faculty, cutting-edge labs, and state-of-the-art facilities. According to India Today’s November 2023 edition, WeSchool secured the 3rd rank in South zone, India.

Management Development Center, Bengaluru.

At WeSchool, we understand the evolving needs of working professionals seeking executive education and training. Besides our full-time MBA programs we also offer Management Development Programs (MDPs) conducted through various modes – including online, on-campus, and blended learning. These programs are designed to cater to the diverse requirements of professionals, with short-term and long-term programs that blend industry expertise and academic rigor. Our experienced faculty members and seasoned industry experts provide mentorship and guidance throughout each program.

Our Programs are tailored to the specific needs of corporates across different verticals and industry sectors, right from the junior, mid, and senior levels to the top management & Leadership levels.

WeSchool offers a wide range of Management Development Certification Programs that include workshops and consultancy programs on Business Design & Innovation, Design Thinking, Supply Chain Management with Analytics, Finance for Non-Finance Professionals, Business Analytics, HR Analytics, Sales & Marketing Analytics, Analytics using R, Design thinking, Leadership Development, Executive Education Management Program, Strategy, Negotiation skills, Change Management, and other customized programs.

In our pursuit to keep learning relevant, our faculty members work in close proximity with the industry experts, upskill themselves and update the courses regularly with new-age technologies, new-age teaching methodologies, real-world business problems, and new skill sets required to thrive in the BANI world.

Director's Message

Prof. Dr. Uday Salunkhe
Group Director, WeSchool I Eisenhower Fellow
Chairman, CII- Western Region

Market volatility, rapid innovation, and geopolitical strife are driving the demand for business professionals with a global and strategic mindset. Global competition and technological advancements have significantly raised the requirements for creating and maintaining competitive advantage. Navigating today’s business world calls for vision, confidence, and strategies that yield tangible results. At WeSchool, we focus on nurturing students to become global citizen leaders who contribute to organizations and society. To achieve this, we have introduced the Global Citizen Leadership Program (GCL) in collaboration with the Centre for Creative Leadership, featured in the Stanford Social Innovation Review. Leadership, innovation, and design thinking are key components of our philosophy.

WeSchool has undertaken groundbreaking initiatives like Med4Dev India-Israel, Affordable Healthcare Hackathon, and India Sweden Innovation Accelerator. Our core value of ‘We Link and Care’ is reflected in initiatives such as the adoption of the ‘Matunga’ railway station in partnership with Ruia & Podar College. We prioritize Executive Education to develop leaders who can navigate the ever-changing business landscape. Our Leadership & Management Development Program empowers executives to be ahead of the curve by challenging perceptions and identifying early signals of change. Join us to connect the dots and explore new perspectives in your business, industry, and geography.

Dr Madhavi.

Prof. Dr. Madhavi Lokhande
Incharge Director 
WeSchool, Bengaluru Campus.

WeSchool Bengaluru campus started its journey in 2004 under the aegis of Shikshana Prasaraka Mandali Trust, Pune, a 135 years old institution promoting education across the country. Located in Electronic City, the centre of innovation and tech startups, the Bengaluru campus provides a serene environment conducive to learning and absorbing new knowledge. A consistent winner in the category of “Best Innovative Practices & Institutions in Academia” at the National Conference of National HRD Network, in 2020 WeSchool bagged the first position and in 2021 was rewarded as the Runner-up.

As an Institute of Excellence, we aim to provide high-quality management education as well as action-centric and value-adding research. Our customized Management Development Programmes for a few top corporates such as Infosys, Robert Bosch, Dell, HP, Biocon, EY, Titan, SPAR, Continental Auto, Altimetrik, GE India, Zydus etc., are exclusively industry focused so as to equip the executives with latest management techniques in the ever-dynamic context of the business environment. With Infosys, we have a long association and recently completed the 18th batch of the Junior Management Leadership Program designed for their young workforce.

Our faculty members are actively involved in their pursuit of creating and disseminating knowledge through teaching, research, training, and consulting. Further, our dynamic interactions with India Inc. have given us the impetus and encouragement to develop live case studies which have been published by renowned international publication houses such as Richard Ivey, Michigan University and Emerald Publications while many more are in the pipeline. We hope to engage you actively in this journey. As we take the flight to an exciting future, we have a strong belief in one thing – we can achieve almost anything we set out to do, with a focused vision, mission, and teamwork. Welcome to the WOW – “World of Welingkar”.

As India Inc. oscillates between BANI and VUCA world, agility and innovation have become two important aspects for success in this highly competitive business environment both at the organizational and individual levels. It is now imperative that individuals must continuously explore new perspectives and be continuous learners.

At WeSchool Bengaluru campus, we offer the right ambience for managers and entrepreneurs to introspect and reflect amidst an academic environment.

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”

― Henry Ford


(AICTE Approved Program)
2013-AIU Equivalence
SAQS Accreditation
2021 NBA PGDMs, Accreditation
2022 – Positioned in NIRF Ranking,
ISO 9001:2000 certified institute (BVQi)
HRD Ministry, Government of India

Achievements and Recognition

NIRF Ranked
Ranked 4TH IN Bengaluru
Rank 10th in south zone
4th in South Zone, 18th overall, nationally (in A++ Category)
Best Management at BMA Awards
Champions rural market2018

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