IIMA is the premier management institute of India. It is the brain child of Dr Vikram Sarabhai. It was established in 1961, as an autonomous body, with the active participation of the Government of India, Government of Gujarat, and the Industry. Today, the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad has become a brand in the education world. It is known for providing world class professionals to major national and international organizations. Initially, the institute was collaborated with the Harvard Business School, which helped in propelling the institute towards high quality education. Finally, the outcome was an educational organization following the best of both Eastern and Western values.
There are a number of programs offered in IIMA. These programs are aimed at providing education in diverse fields. The programs offered here compete with the ones provided by one of the best business schools in the world.
- Post Graduate Program (PGP)
- Post Graduate Program in Agribusiness Management (PGP-ABM)
- One Year Post Graduate Program in Public Management and Policy (PGP-PMP)
- One Year Post Graduate Program in Management for Executives (PGPX)
Special program for teachers, researchers, trainers in HRD for imparting management education
Fellow Program in Management (FPM)
Exec Education (MDP)/Consulting
- Management Development Program (MDP)
- In-company Program
- Co-branded Programs
Virtual Learning Program
- Strategic Human Resource Management Program (SHRM)
- Communication and Personal Effectiveness (CAPE)
- Strategic Business Communication Program (SBCP)
- Accelerated General Management Program (AGMP)
IIM Ahmedabad has a world class campus for the budding professionals. The lush green campus is spread over an extensive area of 67 acres and is being extended by a further 39 acres. The extended campus will accommodate a state-of-the-art international management and convention centre, along with classrooms, dormitories and ancillary facilities. The existing campus also has residential area for the students. There are 20 dormitories, each capable of accommodating 25-40 students.
They are located in the vicinity of the classrooms to facilitate easy access. The students are provided all the facilities, like pantry, washing machine, oven, stove etc. Apart from this, there is separate accommodation facility for the married students. The staff quarters are located just behind the student’s dormitories. Students can also avail health and fitness facilities on the campus.