The institute aims to be an international centre of excellence in all aspects of management education.
IIM Calcutta is one of the top 3 business schools in India. It was established in 1961 in collaboration with the Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Ford Foundation, the Government of West Bengal, together with ample support and cooperation from the Indian business fraternity. Today, IIM Calcutta is a veritable melting pot of excellence – both its students and faculty are among the best in the world. The IIMC campus is spread across 135 acres of Joka, a suburb in the southern part of Kolkata.
Over the years, IIMC has grown into a mature institution with global reputation, imparting high quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalizing Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level programs, Executive Training Programs, Research and Consulting Activities.
The mission of the Institute is to develop innovative and ethical future leaders capable of managing change and transformation in a globally competitive environment and to advance the theory and practice of management.
“AS ORGANIZATIONS BECOME FLATTER AND MORE AGILE, OR GLOBAL AND MORE COMPLEX, THEY CREATE NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR TALENTED LEADERS.”
To capitalize on these opportunities, practicing managers need cross-functional skills, strategic vision and superior management expertise. Managers and Executives of modern day organizations need to continuously hone their skills and upgrade their business acumen, to stay abreast of industry trends and leverage upon emerging opportunities.
IIM Calcutta’s Executive Education programmes have been designed to effectively spread quality management education among practicing managers, across all levels. These programmes equip experienced professionals with powerful knowledge, tools and resources to tackle the most complex business challenges of today.