Welingkar was established in 1977, by the S P Mandali, a charitable trust headed by Former Chief Justice of India, Jusctice Y V Chandrachud and that manages 43 educational institutes in Maharashtra. Strategically located, Welingkar has been regularly acclaimed as the fastest transforming B-school in the country based on its formidable reputation earned for its pragmatic approach to management education.
Academically, Welingkar has the best planned network of faculty with strong academic and versatile corporate experience. With an expansive campus, Welingkar is the first management institute in the private sector to implement Gigabit Ethernet as a backbone and has an uplink to workgroups.
Welingkar today is one of the most forward looking B-school in India. Having recognized the importance of global affiliations, Welingkar has taken numerous efforts to start ahead of times - be it tie-ups with international universities, faculty exchange programs, joint research initiatives or the Global Internship Program.
Welingkar runs all its programs at its main campus in Mumbai and select programs at the Welingkar Centre in Bangalore. The Bangalore Centre is a smaller version of the Mumbai campus, set up to cater to the needs of sun rise industries like e-business, retail, IT/ ITES, BPO etc.