Nestled in the Qutub Institutional Area, International Management Institute (IMI), New Delhi was established in 1981 in collaboration with IMI Geneva (now IMD Lausanne). IMI, New Delhi is India’s first corporate sponsored business school established with the support of corporate houses like: RPG Enterprises, Nestle, ITC, SAIL, Tata Chemicals, BOC and Williamson Magor. Over the last 35 years, the Institute has grown in its stature nationally and globally for providing high quality management education. This is evidenced through the Institute’s International linkages with UNDP, World Bank, ILO and UNCTAD.
IMI, New Delhi’s flagship two-year Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programme (launched in 1993) incorporates student exchange programmes with leading international schools such as ESC Rennes, France, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Germany, Grenoble Ecole de Management, France, Louvain School of Management, Belgium, Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, China, KEDGE Business School, France to name a few. Besides its regular PGDM programme, IMI, New Delhi runs a two-year PGDM programme in Human Resource Management (PGDMHRM) launched in 2006, a two-year PGDM programme in Banking and Financial Services (PGDM B&FS) launched in 2014, a 15-month Executive PGDM for mid-career executives (Executive PGDM) launched in 1984 and a Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) launched in 2011. In addition to this, IMI, New Delhi also offers ITEC (Indian Technical and Economic Co-operation) programmes, as it is one of the few Institutions empanelled by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. Under the aegis of MEA organised special Commonwealth Assistance Programme, 15 international students are selected into the Executive PGDM Programme. IMI also conducts many short duration ITEC programmes with various management specializations, targeted at developing countries from the Afro-Asian, South American and SAARC region. Another distinguishing feature of IMI, New Delhi is its strong Alumni network of over 5000+ professionals at senior management levels in leading corporate houses.
All IMI, New Delhi’s long term programmes are approved by AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Government of India. IMI, New Delhi is internationally accredited by Association of MBAs (AMBA), UK and most of its PGDM programmes are nationally accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA).
IMI, New Delhi’s diverse and experienced pool of faculty, having a rich combination of academic rigour and corporate exposure, is one of the Institute’s distinct strengths. This vast and enriched pool has a special focus on delivering high quality management education, training, research and consultancy. IMI, New Delhi contributes significantly to the growth and development of management as a discipline in India.
IMI, New Delhi conducts a large number of Management Development Programmes (MDP’s) every year, which include Open Programmes, specially designed In-company programmes and Online programmes in different functional areas. These programmes are aimed at building the capability of senior and top level managers and executives to help them update their concepts and enhance their leadership and managerial skills.
IMI, New Delhi has emerged as a leading business school in India. According to the National Institutional Ranking Framework for Business Schools, announced by the Ministry of HRD - Government of India in April 2016, IMI, New Delhi has been ranked at No.7 amongst all B-Schools in India and at No.1 amongst the Private business schools in the country. IMI, New Delhi’s strengths across diverse management disciplines, backed by an excellent team of faculty and the strong network with eminent organisations, helps deliver the Institute’s commitment towards its vision of being a premier global management school.