International Management Institute (IMI) Bhubaneswar, established in 2011, is a young institute which achieved the coveted position of 63rd rank in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020 conducted by Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. IMI Bhubaneswar currently offers Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), PGDM (Part Time) and FPM (equivalent to Ph.D.) programmes which are approved by AICTE. The flagship PGDM programme is accredited by NBA (National Board of Accreditation) and has got equivalence from AIU (Association of Indian Universities). IMI programs are also accredited and recognized by United States Board for Education Standardization (USBES), USA. The institute is a member of European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA) and Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
Inspired by the Prime Minister’s vision of Start-up India to create more job creators than job seekers, IMI Bhubaneswar has created robust entrepreneurship cell which has recently organized number of workshops and events and trained over 250 participants on entrepreneurship in collaboration with Department of Science & Technology, Institute of Entrepreneurship Development, MSME Department and National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN). IMI Bhubaneswar has also set up its own Incubation Foundation to promote and support entrepreneurship among students.
IMI Bhubaneswar has endeavoured to create international alliances through its tie-ups with EGADE Business School, Mexico City, Mexico; Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences (SASS), Chengdu, China; ESC Rennes, France; and Manhattan Institute of Management (MIM), NY, USA. IMI Bhubaneswar organises three international conferences every year in collaboration with international partner institute to provide an ecosystem for global learning, opportunities for international level student exchange, research collaborations, and opportunities to interact with global leaders. The institution is also regularly coming out with SCOPUS indexed conference anthologies published by Palgrave Macmillan.
The PGDM programme curriculum is periodically updated to meet the ever-changing needs of the industry. Focus is on developing functional & analytical knowledge and skills, leadership, human capital management & interpersonal skills, decision making and problem solving, ethics & corporate social responsibility and globalization. Entire range of new age courses like Digital Marketing, Business Analytics, HR Analytics, Marketing Analytics, Financial Analytics etc are added to match with the growing needs of corporate world.
IMI Bhubaneswar offers students opportunities for holistic development inside and outside classroom through events, outdoor games & competitions, and live projects. All these events and competitions are planned and executed by the students. Therefore, Institute takes pride in calling itself as student-driven campus. Institute not only teaches students to be socially responsive but also give them platform in the form of Prayas Club and Unnat Bharat Abhiyan to work for the upliftment of mankind and society at large.
The institute has been consistently ranked high in various surveys of Management Schools. In NIRF 2019, IMI Bhubaneswar has been rated higher than many IIMs on parameters like corporate linkages, intellectual capital, Infrastructure etc. by various reputed ranking agencies. The institute has been awarded the Business Excellence Award in the world, The Bizz by Worldcob, USA. Placements have been 100% since inception.
IMI B has world-class aesthetically designed infrastructure for facilitating enhanced learning environment. Overall, education at IMI Bhubaneswar is based on three powerful concepts of Creation of Knowledge, Dissemination of Knowledge and Application of Knowledge through its robust research culture.