Though IMI, Bhubaneswar is a relatively new institute, yet it has created a mark for itself in various fields including consulting activities. Faculty members of IMI Bhubaneswar are engaged with various multilateral agencies, government agencies and industries as consultants. Our faculty members have been consultants to organizations such as Indian Oil, SAP Inc., FNST (Germany), Unicef Odisha, Adam Smith Institute (UK), Baird & Associates (Canada), Chennai Radha Engineering Works (CREW) Pvt. Ltd., Tata Steel, Tata Power (New Delhi), NTPC, ONGC, Bharat Electronics Limited (Kotdwar), Baskin Robbins, MTN-Rwanda Cell (Africa), Chemols Infotech Private Limited, and Foundation to Aid Industrial Recovery. They have also worked as consultants to various government agencies and departments including the Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Industries, Department of IT of the Ministry of Commerce and IT, Ministry of Textiles, and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) of the Government of India, and for the Sri Lankan Government.

The core training and consulting expertise of the faculty members lie in areas of e-business, Information System, IPR, Leadership, Cross-cultural Management, Sensitivity/T-Group Training, Team Building, Union-Management Conflict Resolution, SPSS, Designing Service Blue Printing, Employee Branding, Sales Promotion Design, Branding B-Schools and Organizations, Executive Coaching, Talent Management & Retention, Business restructuring, HR Policy, Designing Incentive Schemes, Appraisal Policy, Employee satisfaction, CSR, Responsible Business and Corporate Governance.