International Management Institute (IMI) established in 1981, is India's first corporate-sponsored Business School. IMI follows international standard curricula, which has been enriched in the past, by its academic collaborations with erstwhile International Management Institute, Geneva; Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal, and Manchester Business School, U.K. The school with strong support from the Indian industry has grown into one of the most prestigious business schools in the country and has been consistently ranked amongst the top 15 B-schools in India.
International Management Institute (IMI), Bhubaneswar commenced the classes for the first batch of PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management) approved by AICTE on August 2011. The new campus of IMI at Bhubaneswar is dedicated to develop socially sensitive, ethical, value adding leaders and organizations through relevant teaching, research, training and consulting that serve stakeholders' interests.
IMI, Bhubaneswar has world-class infrastructure at the brand new, fully residential 16-acre campus designed by an internationally renowned architect. The aesthetically designed exteriors, wide open spaces and large well appointed classrooms, syndicate rooms, multi-use Auditoriums, state-of-the-art Library & Computer Centre and self sufficient MDP Centre with AC Lecture and Seminar Halls are truly the hallmark of the new campus. In short, with cutting-edge technology blending effortlessly with serene and verdant surroundings, the ambience at IMI, Bhubaneswar is truly outstanding and highly conducive for learning.
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Classrooms & Auditoriums
The ambience at IMI, Bhubaneswar offers a unique and complete learning experience. It boasts of one of the most modern infrastructures with classrooms and lecture halls having aesthically designed interiors with following attractions:
Air-Conditioned learning infrastructure with latest projection & audio facilities
4 large well-appointed classrooms each having accomodation of 72+ seating capacity
2 multi-use auditoriums with 200 seating capacity each
5 Conference rooms with 25+ seating capacity each
4 tutorial/syndicate rooms with 25+ seating capacity each
Campus wide high speed network of 100+ computers
Web-based ERP solution
Modern video conferencing to facilitate HD communication across geographies
The auditoriums are as per international standards with facilities such as:
DLP multimedia projectors
Internet and Wi-Fi connectivity
State-of-the-art sound system
Video recording facilities
The campus has a state-of-the-art computing facility. The Computer Centre has one HP server with Windows 2008 R2 as the operating environment
The campus has high speed end-to-end network with 100 computers and 20 mbps internet connectivity
The computer labs are equipped with more than 30 (HP) computers for on-line classes and practice sessions
30 laser and 1 high-speed laser printer is available for printing jobs
The software library includes the latest software like Windows 7/XP Professional, Microsoft Office 2007, Visual Studio 2007, MS Project 2010, Oracle 10i, MSDN Academic License, Quick Heal Anti Virus Server Client Editions, Tally ERP, Corel Draw, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro
Library & Information Centre
The library is located in a spacious and centrally air conditioned building over 2 floors spread over 6000 sq. feet. The information centre aims to support the diverse information needs of all our students, faculty, researchers and staff through the provision of the ultra modern information resources and services.
Over 4,700 periodical titles
Over 3,500 books
Most journals are available electronically
Access to a wide range of both printed and electronic sources
Access to online library resources of other B-schools as well
Most journals are available electronically through the EBSCO and Emerald databases
Access to relevant digital resources, covering all aspects of business and management, sociology, computer science, economics, accounting, finance, behavioral sciences and information technology etc.
Landscape & Aquascape
The iconic lush green lawns with shrubs and trees surrounding beautifully sculptured campus are worth seeing. The beauty and freshness of nature inside the campus provides mental peace to the students and visitors.
The arrangements of aquatic plants and stones in the waterbodies and fountains with light effects is carved in anaesthetically pleasing and artistic manner.
Mess & Cafeteria
The campus has separate canteens to cater to the needs of students and MDP participants along with the staff and faculty members.
In addition to that, the members of the entrepreneurship club operate a cooperative store named ‘First Right’ (governed and operated exclusively by the students), supplying basic necessities and food items like snacks and beverages.
IMI, Bhubaneswar is a fully residential campus. Besides promoting group study and learning outside the classroom, the residential accommodation also enables the students to optimally utilize IMI resources like the library and computing facilities with internet and intranet available in the hostel.
The fully furnished 120 single bedded residence facility for PGDM students is equipped with the following amenities:
Round the clock security
Emergency medical services
Uninterrupted power and water supply
Gymnasium and indoor/outdoor sports equipment facilities
The campus has fully furnished 60-bedded executive residence for participants of MDP (Management Development Programme), FDP (Faculty Development Programme) and PGDM (WE) which are equipped with high speed LAN connection and 6 training halls equipped with the state-of-the-art audio-visual teaching aids.
Sports & Fitness
Ample facilities for indoor and outdoor games and recreation activities are available inside the campus. Cricket, Badminton and Volleyball are very popular amongst the students. For those who prefer to stay indoors, Chess, Carrom, Table Tennis, Pool and Foosball are a major hit.
The air conditioned Fitness Centre has multiple equipments for various stretching, floor and body-building exercises which facilitate the participants to be physically and mentally fit. The tread mills, recumbent cycle, elliptical cycle, multi-gym, dumbbells and plates, weights, shoulder press, legpull, swift bike, leg extension, cross trainers, double twisters are few of them.
The doctor regularly visits the campus for medical consultation and advice.
PLACEMENT REPORT – IMI BHUBANESWAR (2013-14)
The Institute saw an impressive placement performance this year. The faith shown by the industry, the strong IMI-alumni network and the competence of our students have been the prime movers. The year-on-year (y-o-y) growth in final placements in terms of highest package, number of companies that have shown confidence and the number of companies that have recruited has assured us of a bright future for our students. For the year 2013-14, the summer placement has been more than 100%, whereas the final placement for the 2012-14 batch is on the verge of 100%. The salient features of our placement achievements are as follows.
Around 40 companies were engaged in the placement process of our students.
The highest salary offered this year is Rs 10.25 lakh per annum and the average salary is Rs. 6 lakh p.a.
The recruiters have expressed satisfaction with the overall trait of the students
Most of this year’s recruiters have expressed their willingness to visit our campus for the upcoming batches.
Many of the students have received multiple offers from equally prestigious organizations thereby putting them in a positive state of dilemma.
Companies recruited the students in diverse profiles like Dy. Manager, Business Associate, Management Trainees, Consultant, and Assistant Managers.
Companies from BPO, Manufacturing, Durables, Event Management, Retail, Financial Institutions, market research and consulting domains recruited the students.
Scholarships and Rewards
The institute has the provision for awarding the following scholarships and rewards to the deserving performers:
For excellent Academic Performance: Up to Rs. 1 lakh for applicants having a first-class career and securing at least 75 percentile in CAT/XAT
20 percent additional merit scholarship for female candidates fulfilling above criteria
Scholarship of Rs.50, 000 to wards of defence personnel and paramilitary forces
Scholarship of Rs. 50, 000 to state level sports person and Rs.75, 00 to applicants who have represented national level
Rewards for outstanding Summer Internships
Rewards for the excellent Academic Performance during PGDM
*Only one of the above mentioned pre-admission scholarships can be availed by the applicant. 50 percent of the scholarship amount availed will be disbursed at the end of the first and next 50 percent at the end of the second year
Greetings from IMI Bhubaneswar,
International Management Institute, Bhubaneswar was established in 2011 to carry forward the legacy of IMI-Delhi in Eastern India. The 16 acre campus in the Institutional area of Bhubaneswar is provided with State-of-the-Art facilities apt for higher education, which is fully supported by serene and grandeur nature. Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha, is also popularly known as the "Temple City of India". Being the seat of Tribhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar is an important pilgrimage and learning centre. With a lineage and heritage, IMI Bhubaneswar campus is set to break the new ground.
IMI Bhubaneswar is fast emerging as an internationally reckoned fully-integrated management institute of higher learning. IMI is known for diversified activities including teaching, training, research and consulting, which are the four pillars of quality education and IMI Bhubaneswar is build on the power of these four pillars of quality education. The Institute fosters and nurtures leaders of tomorrow who are capable of making difference in the society. The institution works very closely with the industry and actively seeks the participation of industry leaders in development of course offerings and to take up research in emerging areas. This also helps us to keep our offerings current and relevant as per the needs of the industry. In addition, IMI Bhubaneswar also provides training to their executives and making IMI Bhubaneswar as a hub for their manpower requirement.
Education at IMI Bhubaneswar is primarily based on three powerful concepts i.e. Creation of Knowledge, Dissemination of Knowledge and Application of Knowledge. The lead batches of PGDM students have performed exceedingly well and often crossed unmarked terrain in their journey to create new lives for themselves through hard work and sacrifice, making it easy for the future batches to follow in their footsteps. This was, largely facilitated by faculty of IMI Bhubaneswar, which is backed by strong faculty support of IMI Delhi, who all are thought leaders in their respective domains and rated amongst the best in the country. The strong faculty-student relations at IMI Bhubaneswar have also resulted in evolving and exploring innovative solutions; and develop the students to face ever demanding challenges in professional life.
The institution believes in a well rounded and all-pervasive student experience to maximize learning opportunities. To achieve this, the institution provides the course structure that has been designed to enable the students to hone their managerial skills and get them acquainted with the new developments taking place in the industry. The pedagogical tools applied by the faculty members constantly motivate the students to be innovative, competent and creative. The learning imparted by our highly experienced faculty encourages students to inculcate in them, the values of self-reliance, which stand them in good stead in becoming successful managers and brand ambassadors of their organizations.
Nested in ecologically invigorating ambience, IMI Bhubaneswar epitomizes a modern age “Gurukul”, where talent is nurtured, groomed and launched into corporate world.
I take this opportunity to extend a personal invitation to you to visit IMI Bhubaneswar and experience the shaping of global leaders.
Prof. Ramesh Behl