Faculty is undoubtedly the backbone of a college. They are the first interface with which the students interact and engage before entering the formal corporate world. Faculty at IMI Kolkata is an integral part of its wholesome offering to the students. It is a blend of core, adjunct and visiting faculty members who help open the minds of the students and drive them towards responsible management practices.
Most faculty members are Ph.D. holders and are into extensive research projects and consultations. IMI Kolkata has a collaboration with CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants), UK, and Oxford University. The professors have many papers and articles to their credit published in renowned journals and magazines. The insightful faculty at IMI Kolkata leads by example and motivates its students to out-do themselves at all times.
The essence of IMI Kolkata lies in nurturing local talent with a global outlook. The curriculum that is taught and the opportunities that are given to its students help them to build global awareness and acute management acumen. IMI Kolkata promises its students a comprehensive academic experience where they are taught by faculty members of globally recognized universities and institutes. Students also get a chance to study with international students as part of the exchange programs. Also, there are many research projects that IMI Kolkata conducts in collaboration with foreign universities and colleges. The universities with which IMI Kolkata has collaborated are:
CEPS - Center for Business Studies, Kiseljak, Bosnia and Herzegovina North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
College of Business and Economics, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Emporia State University, Kansas, USA
ESC Rennes School of Business, France Xunta De Galicia
IDRAC Business School, France
Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, Sichuan, China Kunming University of Science and Technology
Sichuan University of China
The University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Université François-Rabelais (University of Tours) University of Turku
The curriculum and pedagogy followed at IMI Kolkata are designed in such a way that it exposes the students to the core academic concepts along with nuances of core industrial concepts. The curriculum is designed such that it sharpens the students analytical and theoretical skills. The students understand cross-functional roles of the industry and are prepared to take challenges as part of managerial and leadership roles. The program structure focuses on functional concepts in the first year and choice-based electives in the second year. Students are also encouraged to pursue Course of Independent Study (CIS) as an elective.
The students must undergo a mandatory summer internship program at the end of the first year where they can utilize the core concepts learned in the first year. Throughout the course, they get to interact with guest lecturers and speakers who come with an extensive industry experience.
IMI Kolkata advocates excellence in education and has a strict and robust admission criterion which is 100 percent merit-based. Click here to find out more and how you can be a part of it.