International Management Institute (India)
|International Management Institute (IMI)|
|Motto||Shaping global leaders for tomorrow|
|Type||Private Business School|
|Director||Dr. Pritam Singh|
|Location||New Delhi, India
|Campus||Urban, B-10, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi|
International Management Institute (IMI) is among the Top 10 Business Schools in India. Established in the year 1981, IMI holds the privilege of being India's first corporate sponsored business school. IMI is located in Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi, India. It is one of only five B-schools in India to get accreditation from the accreditation agency, AMBA. The school publishes an international business journal, Global Business Review  with Sage Publications.
- 1 History
- 2 Accreditation
- 3 Rankings
- 4 Academics
- 4.1 Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
- 4.2 Post-Graduate Diploma in Management - Human Resources (PGDM – HR)
- 4.3 Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Executive PGDM)
- 4.4 Post-Graduate Diploma in Management for Working Executives (PGDM - WE)
- 4.5 Global PGDM : Family Business
- 4.6 Fellow Program in Management (FPM)
- 4.7 Ph.D Program
- 4.8 Executive Development Programs
- 5 Centres of Excellence at IMI
- 6 Faculty
- 7 Facilities and resources
- 8 Campus events
- 9 Alumni
- 10 Admission and Placements
- 11 References
- 12 External links
IMI was launched in 1981 and is India's first corporate sponsored business school. It is sponsored by India’s corporate business group RPG Enterprises . IMI India was launched in collaboration with International Management Institute, Geneva (currently International Institute for Management Development (IMD), Lausanne).
Association of MBAs (AMBA)
South Asian Quality Assurance System (SAQS)
IMI has been awarded the SAQS Accreditation by the Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA). 
National Board of Accreditation (NBA)
IMI has also been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), India.
IMI is consistently ranked among the top 10 B-Schools in India. IMI has been ranked #10 in the recently published Business Today (business magazine) B-School Rankings (2013). IMI has also been ranked #6 in the rankings published by National HRD Network, of India, #7 by the 2013 edition of CNBC-TV18's Top B-Schools in India, #11 in Outlook India's Best Business Schools 2013.
|Rankings (Publisher)||2013 (Overall Position)||Link to the Rankings|
|NHRD - People Matters||6th||http://www.peoplematters.in/article/2013/05/01/campus-recruitment/the-nhrdn-people-matters-b-school-rankings-2013/2715|
|Outlook||11th||Issue dated October 7, 2013|
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
The two-year full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Management is the flagship programme of IMI. It is designed to prepare students for careers in industry. The program is approved by AICTE and accredited by NBA and SAQS (South Asian Quality Assurance System).
Post-Graduate Diploma in Management - Human Resources (PGDM – HR)
The program prepares a cadre of HR professionals equipped with appropriate values, perspective, and competencies to become catalysts in developing a culture of excellence in the organization. The program is approved by AICTE and accredited by SAQS (South Asian Quality Assurance System).
Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Executive PGDM)
Started in 1984, this 15 month full-time program is designed for experienced executives who wish to take up leadership roles in the industry or have been identified by their organizations for such roles. The program provides general management and functional area orientation with emphasis on international and cross-cultural exposure. The program would provide an opportunity for personal as well as professional growth through a rigorous interactive learning environment including a 6 week International study module. The program is approved by AICTE and accredited by SAQS (South Asian Quality Assurance System) and Association of MBA’s (AMBA). It is also recognized by the Ministry of Human Resources, Government of India.
Post-Graduate Diploma in Management for Working Executives (PGDM - WE)
The Post-Graduate Diploma in Management for Working Executives was started in July 1986. It is a reflection of IMI's two year full-time program in terms of content and academic rigour. The program is designed to impart knowledge and skills in the basic and functional areas of management. It is meant for working individuals who have not had the opportunity to acquire formal management education. The program is approved by AICTE, accredited by SAQS (South Asian Quality Assurance System) and Association of MBA’a (AMBA). This program is recognized by the Ministry of Human Resources, Government of India.
Global PGDM : Family Business
The Programme is aimed at the next generation of successful family owned businesses who want to enter their family businesses immediately on completion of the Programme to take their businesses to the next orbit. This programme is the first of its kind where four leading international academic partners - Thunderbird School of Global Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, SDA Bocconi School of Management , Grenoble Ecole de Management have co-designed along with IMI to provide a holistic cross cultural exposure necessary for all successful businesses in the 21st century.
Fellow Program in Management (FPM)
The program includes intensive formal courses as well as individually pursued self study courses on special topics and research programs. The Research Scholars are expected to work closely with the Institute’s well known faculty, both inside and outside the classroom. The FPM is designed to prepare students for careers in research, teaching and consultancy in technical and theoretical disciplines underlying business administration. Approved by the AICTE.
IMI is an Approved Research Centre of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi. This enables IMI faculty to guide students pursuing doctoral research in various areas of management and prepare qualified candidates for academic careers in research and teaching.
Executive Development Programs
IMI offers a range of custom-made in-company training programs, as well as open public training programs for practicing managers. These programs are designed to enable talented professionals, to reach responsible positions in their organizations.
Centres of Excellence at IMI
IMI has set up Centres of Excellence to explore the trans-sectoral and interface areas for enriching knowledge and avenues for application of knowledge. These centers are addressing matters related to Social Sector Governance, Management of Innovation and Technology and Market Solutions to Poverty.
Centre for Social Sector Governance (CSSG)
It was set up in 2004 to further teaching and research in issues connected with socio-economic development, governance, poverty, employment, educational health.
Centre for Management of Innovation and Technology (CMIT)
It was set up in 2004 to further teaching and research in issues connected with R&D, innovation, technology management, knowledge management, etc. Activities under CMIT cover research, publications, database maintenance; capacity building through education and training programs; network building; consultancy services and the creation of an innovation and technology movement.
Center for Market Solutions to Poverty
The Centre for Market Solutions to Poverty aims to provide an apex platform for coordinated response to the opportunities and challenges at the BOP (base of the pyramid). The focus would be on integrated business solutions, enabling public policy response, civil society action and development cooperation activities of the multiple agencies.
IMI is home to eminent faculty that draws upon its strong roots in academia and industry experience. It currently stands at 54 in number.The faculty at IMI is an eclectic, learned and committed team of professionals drawn from varied disciplines. They bring with them years of experience that enrich the curricula and contribute to the Institute's excellence.
In addition, IMI continues to attract eminent scholars, academicians, practicing managers and administrators as visiting faculty. IMI, therefore, has considerable flexibility in offering a wide choice of elective courses.
Facilities and resources
The aesthetically designed IMI campus creates a stimulating atmosphere conducive to the all-round development of students. The amphitheatre is the nodal point of campus life around which the academic block, residence and recreational facilities are situated.
The academic complex consists of lecture halls, the Tata Chemicals Computer Centre, BOC Conference Room, RPG Auditorium, Williamson Magor Library, faculty chambers and administrative offices. The IMI campus has two computer labs. The campus also has internet connectivity along with campus-wide Wi-Fi facility.
The Williamson Magor Library & Information Service (WMLIS) offers access to a wide range of printed and electronic sources with emphasis on electronic delivery of information. The library has about 19,500 volumes covering not only aspects of management and business, but also related parts of economics, accounting, finance, behavioral sciences and information technology.
The modern residential accommodation includes rooms, mess facilities and recreational facilities including a gymnasium.
Conventus is the annual management conclave at IMI. A widely attended festival, Conventus is a 9-day event that includes various summits in the world of finance, marketing, operations, HR, economics and entrepreneurship for the first six days followed by the cultural festival - ‘Kritva’, with pan-India participation for the ultimate carnival that showcases the talent versatility of the youth. Conventus is a converging point of the industry experts across business disciplines and management leaders of contemporary India.
IMI alumni have gone into business and academia as well as in governmental and non-governmental organizations. A number of alumni are CEOs and top managers in varied industry segments, while others are in public service including a few members of Indian Parliament. IMI alumni are also in academia including in Ivy League colleges in the US. The IMI Alumni Association is called Achievers and it has regional chapters in New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai.
- Arun Sawhney, CEO/MD, Ranbaxy Laboratories
- B. S. Shantha Raju, CEO, Indus Towers
- Jayant Dua, MD/CEO, Birla Sun Life Insurance Company Ltd.
- Santhosh Unnikrishnan, CEO, Costa Coffee India
- Jitin Prasada, Minister of State for Human Resource Development
- Ajay Kapoor, CFO, Tata Power Ltd.
- Devendra Malladi, COO, SAP Education, Asia Pacific & Japan
- Anand Sahai, COO, Vodafone Essar Digilink Ltd.
- Gopinath Pai, COO, Essar Heavy Engineering Services
- Sanjay Sethi, COO, Tata Teleservices Ltd.
- Suresh Mahalingam, MD, Tata AIG Life Insurance Company Ltd.
- Gautam Malik, VP - Customer Service & Supply Chain Operations, XEROX Canada
- Atul Sharma, Executive VP-HR, Bajaj Electrical Ltd.
- Rachna Bhanot, VP-HR, IBM Daksh
- Pankaj Dugar, Senior VP, IREO
- Naveen Sood, Head - Mobile, Alcatel Lucent
- Vineet Nagpal, VP - Financial Reporting, Deutsche Bank
- Guneet Singh, National Head - Equities and Private Banking Group, HDFC Bank
- Rukn Luthra, MD, Remy Sula India Pvt.Ltd.
- Tabrez Ahmed, Head - Industry Affairs, Microsoft Corp. India
- Rishi Kapal, VP - Operations Business and Alliances, Sony Mobile Communications
Admission and Placements
Admission tests for IMI are conducted through Common Admission Test (CAT). The Institute also accepts GMAT scores for Foreign Students and Non Resident Indian Students. Apart from the test scores, candidates are also evaluated in Group Discussion and Personal Interview for admission shortlists.
IMI usually holds its final placement process during the month of January. Summer internships are welcomed from September onwards.
- "National HRD Network (NHRDN)".
- "CNBC TV 18 Rankings".