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New Member Spotlight: Athena School of Management

Institutional Profile

Athena School of Management



Athena School of Management is one of India’s most exclusive Business Schools located in Mumbai. Athena’s vision is to create Future Leaders in Business & Society who have the ability to “ask the right questions”. Their pedagogy focuses on Experiential Learning, International Exposure, Corporate Interface & Character Building. Athena has been ranked as India’s Best Emerging Business School in 2019 & 20. Athena is the only Indian Business School to be shortlisted as a Finalist for the AMBA Excellence Awards 2021 in the Business School Impact Category.



Network Engagement

Athena is partnering with Non Profits in Africa & Asia to encourage entrepreneurial & management learning (specially for women) aligning with UNSDG 4,5 & 10.

Institutional contributions to the network platform in the first year

Our initial focus is on engaging with the GBSN community & members through events attending the GBSN Annual Conference. We are also looking forward to partner with members in areas such as Internationalization, COIL, Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

Institutional engagement with fellow GBSN member institutions

We hope to engage fellow members in the following areas – Innovation, Impact, Experiential Learning & COIL.

“We are excited to be a part of the GBSN & hope to partner with member schools in creating an ecosystem of Impact Leadership, Stakeholder Management, Sustainability & Globalisation so that we can create Future Leader for Business & for Society!” -Aditya Singh, Director

The biggest challenge facing management in your community and how the institution addresses this challenge.

Experiential Learning – Athena includes Multiple Internships, Immersions, Exchangers & Live Projects across the world for its students in each program thus enabling an atmosphere of “learning by doing”!

Program Highlight: Global Internship Program

Athena has a Global Internship program where students intern across countries including Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Czech etc. in fields including technology, non-profit and sustainability.

GBSN promotes the expertise and interests of our members by providing a platform to communicate news and open opportunities to global audiences and share how they are innovating in management education to the benefit of their colleagues around the world. The New Member Spotlight series serves as a way for new member schools to introduce themselves to the network.