International Management Institute, Bhubaneswar (IMI) in collaboration with Institute of Entrepreneurship Development, MSME, Odisha Govt. organized a 12 day Entrepreneurship Development Programme which begin on 19th January 2018. Valedictory function was held on 3rd February, 2018 which was graced by presence of Shri S. Sahoo, DG, IED and Prof Ramesh Behl, Director IMI Bhubaneswar. The event was coordinated by Prof Devesh Baid of IMIB.
 
IMIB has been continuously promoting entrepreneurship activities among its students and also among students of other colleges of Odisha by organizing various events from time to time.
 
This event was organized to promote entrepreneurship in Odisha. Thirty six hours of training on various aspects of entrepreneurship was imparted to thirty young college students. The topics relating to traits of entrepreneurs, achievement motivation, idea generation, idea evaluation, legal aspects of new business, IPR, market, technical, and financial analysis were covered during the programme. Topics like social entrepreneurship and woman entrepreneurs have also been covered in the event. IMI faculties along with experts from IED, DIC, Lead Bank, NEN foundation, Sri Sri University, KIIT TBI, Lex Mantra, and Lawyers delivered the sessions. TiE Bhubaneswar chapter was the knowledge partner for the event. Participants have prepared a business plan as part of this Programme and are equipped to start their own enterprises.