The 9th Orientation program of International Management Institute – Kolkata (IMI-K) was held on June 19, 2019 at the institute’s Dr. R.P. Goenka auditorium. The programme was graced by Dr. Michael Feiner, the Consul General of the German Consulate General in Kolkata as the chief guest.

9thOrientation Programme PGDM BATCH 2019-21

Prof. Arindam Banik, Director of IMI congratulated the new batch of 180 students for being chosen from 4600 applicants and for enduring the meticulousness to withstand the rigorous selection process. This year, IMI Kolkata has students coming from 22 states of the country. Dr. Banik recited how IMI Kolkata has always nurtured intellectually diverse talent in the students and why it believes in creating an environment for knowledge dissemination through diverse backgrounds of the faculty members for intellectually capturing the innovative, creative and diversified minds of the students. IMI Kolkata weaves the integrities of knowledge making by developing a milieu of sharing and revering knowledge all around aiming to create inclusive management thinkers and makers of tomorrow.

A former Diplomatic Liaison to President (Speaker) of German Parliament, Dr. Feiner referred to IMI Kolkata as a “beautiful and innovative business school which depicts multiple shades of management teaching and manifolds promise to ensure great teaching sheathing the wealth of knowledge and skills, the institute otherwise specializes in”. He connects to the business students and business leaders as he comes from a business family background. He concluded preaching an important learning to the students – “We should try to remain true to ourselves and depict our true personality for reaping the advantage of learning and implementing the same to make a better world”. On a similar note, Smt. Swatilekha Sengupta and Smt. Sohini Sengupta, eminent national award winning theater personalities quoted the importance of being real and said “There is nothing more beautiful than being you”.

The institute hosted an exclusive workshop for the new batch of students by team “Nandikar to start out the induction week led by eminent theatre personalities Mr. Rudraprasad Sengupta, Smt. Swatilekha Sengupta and Smt. Sohini Sengupta. The workshop is aimed to harness the creative skills of the students.

The IMI-Kolkata campus in Alipore, spread over nearly 3 acres, was established in 2010 to provide significant opportunities to learn, grow and develop multiple skills across various disciplines of Management. Centrally located, the Kolkata campus is also equipped with residential facilities. The Institute’s Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) is accredited by the National Board of Accreditations (NBA). The Institute also offers an AICTE approved full-time Fellowship Programme in Management (FPM).

Orientation Workshop by Rudraprasad Sengupta and his team “Nandikar”

The institute also awarded the prestigious Dr. Rama Prasad Goenka Merit Scholarship to the present second year students. Ms. Tanishka Murarka received the highest scholarship of ₹75,000. Ms. Vedika Jalan and Mr. Sourya Sengupta are also recipients of this scholarship.