Goa Institute of Management - A School of Opportunities

Goa Institute of Management was founded in 1993 by Rev. Fr. Romuald D'Souza. GIM nurtures all-round business managers and leaders. In addition, it has consistently worked towards the upliftment of Goa as well. “Give Goa” is a unique social initiative that is part of its learning process. An effervescent energy grips the campus where the learning never stops.

GIM offers 3 two year full–time Post Graduate Diploma in Management courses

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  1. PGDM
    It is the flagship programme and has been accredited by NBA and approved by AICTE.
  2. PGDM (Health Care Management)
    The programme was launched in 2013. It is NBA accredited and AICTE approved. In the last 5 years, it has become one of the top HCM programmes in Asia.
  3. PGDM (Big Data Analytics)
    It is a new addition which is launched in 2018 in collaboration with SAS India. It is the only two year full-time programme across India creating Data Literate Managers.

All the three courses provide students an opportunity to create a solid knowledge base in these unique and upcoming domains. GIM is a member of Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), and the SAQS accreditation is also in its advanced stages. If you are at a point where you need to decide which college and course are best for you, we make it slightly easy for you. MBA Rendezvous brings you the FIVE strengths of GIM that will help you come closer to that decision :

A

Able Alumni Network

B

Best Infrastructure
& Facilities

C

Centre of Excellence
& Innovation

D

Diversity

E

Enterprising Faculty

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Able Alumni Network

MBA is all about networking and making lifelong contacts and relations which help you thrive professionally and personally. GIMAA has a strong alumni network of more than 3000 members.

The Students Alumni Relations Cell (SARC) helps establish a strong connection between the alumni, students, and faculty. There are a plethora of activities through which you can connect with real-time professionals who have graduated from the same class as you are today.

Programs like Alumni Recruit Connect (ARC) and Alumni Intern Mentorship (AIM) give you the opportunity to connect with the alumni base in organizations you are placed in as fresher or go in for your Summer Internship Project. This is a great way to make you feel welcomed into the real-time industry set up. You have mentors and guides to help you.

Summer Solstice is an event which motivates students to excel in their summer internships and the star performer is awarded a gold medal by some of their prominent Alumni.

Other than the above, the annual meet-ups are organized in and outside the campus which provides a platform for the alumni to stay connected with their peers and professors.

Best Infrastructure & Facilities

The two years you will spend in GIM will be like learning in the lap of nature. The campus is not only breathtakingly beautiful, but it boasts of one of the best infrastructure and facilities.

  1. The GIM campus is located in Sanquelim, Goa and spreads over 50 acres.
  2. The campus is Wi-Fi enabled, connected on fiber optic backbone with high-end switches and speed of 100 MBPS.
  3. The classrooms have audio-visual aids along with TV, video, projection, and latest presentation techniques.
  4. The Main Library has a collection of more than 7175 titles and 165 subscriptions. The library has a tie-up with the University of Ohio, USA.
  1. It is one of the few campuses’ in India that has terminals streaming live data and updates from Thomson Reuters Eikon, CMIE, Capitaline, CRISIL Fund Raiser, Stock Price Ticker and News Channels. The lab boasts of providing over 2,000,000 real time prices, 100,000 economic indicators and data from all Indian companies listed on NSE and BSE.
  2. The college also has a well equipped Data Mining Centre as well.
  3. The residential hostel is like a mini city which is well established and has all modern day facilities.
  4. There is a pool, game courts, cafeteria, mess, prayer rooms, amphitheater, and faculty residence as well.

The campus is awake 24x7 with classes, discussions, meetups and other curricular activities making it a lively place to be.

Centre of Excellence & Innovation

When you become a part of GIM, you get the outstanding opportunity to be a part of the bridge that connects academics and industry. There are four Centre of Excellence (CoE) and a Centre of Innovation which focuses on the following areas:

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Research

Centre of Research (CER) helps build a culture of research.

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Innovation

Centre of Creativity, Innovation, and Design Thinking (CCIDT) helps nurture a student’s creativity and analytical skills. Centre of Innovation is a place that enables growth and curate innovative ideas in the field of management education. It is a platform that unites leaders from academia and business, innovators and students.

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Social Responsibility

Centre of Social Sensitivity and Action (CSSA) helps foster social responsibility amongst its students and produce socially responsible professionals.

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Entrepreneurship

Centre of Entrepreneurship Development (EDC) to encourage entrepreneurship and develop relevant skills.

Diversity

If you become a part of the GIM family, you will see yourself grow in a gender-balanced and culturally diverse setup. It is one of the few colleges which have representation from 28 out of 29 Indian states. Your peers will be from various cultures and background – personally and professionally. This will provide you with a different perspective and help you improve your decision making and innovation capabilities as a professional.

Enterprising Faculty

With a balanced mix of regular and visiting faculty members, GIM has an enterprising set of teachers. Around 65% of faculty members are PhDs. The visiting professors are either existing faculty members at top colleges like IIMs, MICA and XLRI or industry professionals from various domains of management. As a student, you will be constantly motivated to be an effective leader and sound professional. The teachers ensure that the pedagogy is implemented thoroughly. They help students develop skills like problem analysis, problem-solving and encourage a lot of group activities and interactions. Here is a look at the faculty distribution domain wise: