International Management Institute (IMI) is India’s first corporate sponsored Business School founded in 1981 with the original campus in New Delhi. The corporate sponsors included RPG Enterprises (lead sponsor), ITC, Nestle, Tata Chemicals, British Oxygen, SAIL, and Williamson Magor. It was set up in collaboration with the then IMI Geneva, now IMD Lausanne. Subsequently two other campuses were set up in Kolkata (2010) and Bhubaneswar (2011). In the last several years, IMI New Delhi has been consistently ranked in the top 10-15 Business Schools in the country and among the top 5 private Business Schools. It is accredited by the UK based Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the top three international accreditation bodies for Business Schools globally.
IMI New Delhi has global linkages with leading schools in Europe, North America, and Asia. The Institute currently offers the PGDM, PGDM-HRM, PGDM-Banking & Financial Services, Executive PGDM and FPM (doctoral program). In addition, it has built a vibrant Executive Education vertical offering training to management professionals from the corporate world. The Institute has been empaneled by the Government of India to train participants from developing countries under the International Technical & Economic Corporation (ITEC) program of the Ministry of External Affairs. IMI New Delhi puts a strong focus on high quality research by its faculty leading to publications in international peer reviewed academic journals. Its faculty have PhDs from top international and national universities/institutes, with many of them also having significant corporate experience.