Life @ IMT

Choosing a business school can be quite a daunting task. One has to take into account the school’s reputation, the strengths of the programs, the location, costs and a plethora of other factors. The learning garnered from a B-School is so essential in the long run that average package cannot be the sole-determinant in choosing a B School.

IMT offers two-year PGDM courses in marketing, finance, HR and IT; besides a fifteen-month executive program and a Distance Learning program. In pursuit of excellence in Management Education, IMT has added The Dual Country Program (DCP) to its kitty. IMT has also launched the Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) with Grenoble Ecole de Management, France and a joint MBA program with ISS International Business School of Service Management, Germany.

On the academic front, the institute has won the Business School with Best Academic Input Syllabus in Marketing Award, AIMS International Institute Appreciation Award in 2011. IMT boasts of competent faculty who encourage students to broaden their horizons, faculty who are renowned in their respective fields.

Learning can never be in isolation – especially when it is to be put to use at a workplace where cohesion between colleagues is vital. Thus, IMT facilitates learning in groups – not only among the students, but also by partnering with different firms and executives. Multiple short term projects are offered so that students get a feel of how things work in the industry. This is in addition to the mandatory summer internship that students have to undergo. IMT allows ample opportunity to interact with the alumni.

IMT has one of the best student exchange programs in the country. Every year, from January to March, many students spend a term at B-schools abroad .The institute has international linkages with 62 institutions spread across 27 countries. Students come back, enriched with experiences of diverse cultures and learning.

One of the most important criterions, perhaps, for an aspirant, is placements. Newer and more companies visit IMT for campus recruitments every year. The batch received job offers from diverse sectors such as FMCG, Consulting, Engineering Industries, Pharmaceutical, IT & ITeS, BFSI, Telecom, Retail, etc.

With a variety of clubs and committees that ensure holistic learning, student life at IMT is ever-thriving. The Student Affairs and Welfare Council takes care of every aspect of life on campus, the Corporate Communication and Media Relations Committee handles media relations, orchestrates corporate communications, and works in confluence with the Admissions department to handle admissions at IMT. The International Relations Committee facilitates the student exchange program and is responsible for the hospitality of students who have come from B-schools abroad. The Alumni Relations Committee is the link between the current students and the institute’s alumni.

Club MarkUp is a student-run marketing enterprise that not only offers a platform for budding marketing managers at IMT and also provides real time solutions for the corporate. E-Cell strongly backed by its patron organizations like TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) and NEN (The National Entrepreneurship Network) work towards fostering the entrepreneurial spirit.

The Cultural Committee provides a platform to the students to nurture and showcase their talent. Finnacle Investments is the investment and asset management club of IMT, and FinNiche is the finance club of IMT. HRuday, the official HR club acts as an interface between the HR students and the corporate world. Make a difference Foundation, popularly called MADF, is the student initiated social wing of IMT. The Sports Committee organizes different sporting activities, including “Chakravyuh” – the largest inter-B-school sporting fest in the nation.

IMT’s students have performed well both in and outside campus. The last year, has seen many accolades coming our way. IMT’s students have been Speakers at the 11th Emirates Environmental Group Public Speaking Competition in Knowledge Village, Dubai; presented research papers at the International Conference on Facets of Business Excellence held at India Habitat Center (FOBE-2012); represented India and Won at The Hyundai Global Youth Marketing Camp, Seoul , South Korea (2013); won the first prize at Deloitte & Eli Lilly’s Global Case Competition; were the finalists of Mahindra War Room 2013 held at Mumbai in the esteemed presence of Anand Mahindra and many more.

As the Director of IMT Ghaziabad Dr. Bibek Banerjee says, “Through the portals of IMT Ghaziabad, the road ahead will be open.” At IMT, one can be sure to lead the change of tomorrow, to be the one that the world will seek out proactively.

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