|À propos de nous||Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) was established on December 11, 1961. It is situated on a hundred acre campus in the midst of greenery and red bricks|
Mission & Objectives
IIMA's mission is to help India and other developing countries improve their managerial practices both in the private and in the public sectors, and adopt superior public policies. It seeks to do this through producing risk-taking leader-managers who will pioneer new managerial practices and set new standards; through producing teachers and researchers who will generate new ideas of International significance; and through purposeful consulting aimed at helping client organizations scale new heights.
To provide learning facilities to men and women of exceptional caliber for pursuing careers in management or becoming teachers and researchers in different management fields.
To promote knowledge through research, both applied and conceptual, relevant to management, and to disseminate such knowledge through publications.
To participate in and contribute to the formulation of public policy, which would provide answers to questions of social importance.
To enhance the decision-making skills and the administrative competence of practicing managers and assist organizations to solve their managerial problems by providing them with consulting services based on actual requirements.
To collaborate with other institutions in India and abroad with a view to further professionalizing management education and assisting in institution building, in a meaningful manner.
From the very start the founders introduced the concept of faculty governance: all members of the faculty play an important role in administering the diverse academic and non-academic activities of the Institute. The empowerment of the faculty has been the propelling force behind the high quality of learning experience at IIMA.
The Institute had initial collaboration with Harvard Business School. This collaboration greatly influenced the Institute's approach to education. Gradually, it emerged as a confluence of the best of Eastern and Western values.
IIMA tops in Indian B-school rankings and continues winning more recognition and accolades as a Global B-School.
IIMA builds on over forty years of leadership in management education. Having consistently remained the premier business school in India, IIMA has also grown to be one of the leaders of applied management education and development in Asia, and one of the finest institutions for management education in the world.
IIMA’s PGPX emerges on top, with FT Global MBA Rankings 2011
The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA), has been ranked at the 11th position in the FT (Financial Times) Global MBA Ranking 2011 in its top 100 list of B- Schools. IIMA’s rank once again establishes its position as the top-rated global business management Institute as its One Year Post Graduate Programme for Executives (PGPX) enters into the FT ranking.
Please see the url http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/global-mba-rankings-2011 for the ranking details.
The Economist survey of global B-Schools 2004, ranked IIMA as the highest ranked school in Asia.
While the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2007 ranking of full-time MBA programmes lists IIMA’s ability to open new career opportunities 2nd from among the world’s best full time MBA programmes. Ahead of Stanford Graduate School of Business, Tuck school of Business, IESE Business School, Instituto de Empresa, etc.