Nestled in Qutab Institutional Area, International Management Institute (IMI), New Delhi was established in 1981 in collaboration with IMI Geneva (now IMD, Lausanne). IMI is India’s first corporate sponsored Business School with sponsorship from corporate houses like RPG Enterprises, Nestle, ITC, SAIL, Tata Chemicals, BOC and Williamson Magor etc. Over a period of time in the last 28 years the Institute has acquired a truly global status. The Institute received UNDP assistance for promoting internationally oriented management education. Besides this it has also various other international linkages with bodies like World Bank, UNDP, ILO, UNCTAD, Asian Productivity Organization etc. To provide a global perspective to the students, the Institute’s flagship two year Post Graduate Programme in Management has a student exchange programme with various European Schools such as ESC Rennes, France, MIP School of Management France, Graz University Austria, IESEG School of Management and IDRAC Lyon, France etc.
Besides this IMI is one of the empanelled Institute of the Ministry of External Affairs, GOI, for special Commonwealth Assistance Programme under which the Institute gets the executive MBA students from various Afro – Asian countries for its 15 months Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management.
Today, IMI enjoys the place of esteem among the leading management institutions and the patronage of reputed business organizations in the country. The aim, approach and activities of IMI are guided by all its stakeholders’ students, alumni, corporate patrons and society in general
IMI follows international standard curricula in its programs, which has been enriched by its academic collaborations with International Institute for Management Development (IIMD), Lausane (erstwhile International Management Institute, Geneva); Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal, and Manchester Business School, U.K, which prepares participants to successfully manage and lead in an increasingly global business environment. IMI’s educational programs have been recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.
The corporate world in India, public, private, multinational companies, international consulting firms and other organizations have employed its alumni who are rightly called, the Achievers.
IMI is registered under section 12A(a) as a trust under the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961. The income of the Institute is exempted under section 80G and 10(22) and for research under section 35(I) (iii) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 as an Institution solely for educational purposes.
In keeping with the ideology, IMI offers four postgraduate programs:
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) is a two year full-time programme approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and has been recognized by the Association of India Universities (AIU) as equivalent to MBA
Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (Human Resource) PGDM - HR is a two year full-time programme approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and has been recognized by the Association of India Universities (AIU) as equivalent to MBA
Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Executive PGDM) is a 15 months full-time programme recognized by the Ministry of Human Resources, Govt. of India. It is targeted at participants looking for an exposure in international business. This programme therefore requires the participants to have prior experience in industry.
Post-Graduate Diploma in Management for Working Executives- PGDM-(WE) is a three year part-time programme for working executives. This programme is recognised by Ministry of Human Resources, Govt. of India, and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
In additon to the above fours programmes, IMI has also started the following:
In addition, the institute offers a full range of custom-made in-company programs, and Management Development Programs (MDPs), all geared to enrich creativity and ability to manage in a dynamic global environment. The Institute also has an active research and consulting base viz: Center for Managing Innovation and Technology and Center for Social Sector Governance to enhance the body of knowledge.
The Management programs are designed to enable a selective number of young professionals who have been judged to have high potential, to reach responsible positions in industry. The programs at IMI foster integrative capabilities with cross-functional program modules that synthesize a number of specialized disciplines into unified learning experience.
A highly committed team of internationally qualified and experienced faculty enjoys respect and recognition by the academic community, industry and Government.