Area Chairperson: Prof. Pinaki Das Gupta

The most dynamic division in any organization is its marketing unit and the Area of marketing at IMI, is an apt illustration of this vibrancy. This is reflected in all activities of the unit. Researching in real time by making use of contemporary techniques and models, publications in globally acclaimed journals have been a significant contribution of the Area to the knowledge base of Marketing theory and practice. Training and consulting assignments undertaken are commensurate reflection of the recognition and trust of the policy makers both in the corporate and the Government sector. Dissemination of marketing knowledge at IMI, thus is topically richer and experiential when uniquely exemplified with the research, training and consulting output. Constant innovation in terms of team and collaborative teaching both within the area as well as jointly with other areas like Statistics and Information Technology makes learning holistic for the learner. Design of courses in emerging areas like multivariate analytics, digital and rural marketing based on extensive primary and secondary work is an ongoing and extensive Area activity.

The distinguished and learned marketing faculty at IMI is a cohesive and internationally and nationally acclaimed group and they bring with them a perfect blend of academic excellence with corporate experience. The area endeavor is constantly focused on the development of a symbiotic and long term relationship with the students, academia and the corporate world. This is accomplished by acquiring and disseminating knowledge through experiential and research based teaching and information sharing which is globally relevant and yet ethically responsible, with regards to society and environment.