IIM Visakhapatnam - Indian Institute of Management, Andhra Pradesh
IM Visakhapatnam was set up in 2015. The institute is being mentored by IIM Bangalore. The temporary campus of the institute is being run at Andhra Bank School of Business Building in Andhra University premises. Necessary renovation was done to provide state-of-the-art facilities such as Seminar Room with Video Conferencing, Class rooms, discussion rooms, library, student lounge and cafeteria, etc. The transit campus was inaugurated in September, 2015 with one section of students in the two-year Post Graduate Programme in Management under the mentorship of IIM Bangalore.
Courses at IIM Visakhapatnam
Post Graduate Programme in Management
The two-year, full-time, residential Post Graduate Programme, leading up to Post Graduate Diploma in Management, is designed to equip students to take on leadership roles in a rapidly changing global scenario. It has been accorded equivalence with Master’s degree of an Indian University by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) for the purpose of admission to higher studies.
With three terms in a year and summer internship on completion of first year, the Programme lays foundation for conceptual and analytical reasoning, and gives students an insight into the dynamics of the business environment. Guest lectures, by various academicians, industrialists, and eminent personalities, also enrich student experience.
Courses are delivered and evaluated through a combination of lectures, classroom discussions, case studies, individual and group projects, term papers, role plays, business games etc.
Core Courses: The first-year students are exposed to basic concepts in the areas of Behavioural Sciences, Economics, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, Quantitative Methods & Information Systems, Operations, Public Policy, and Strategy, through the 'core courses'. These compulsory courses are aimed to develop problem-solving skills and lay foundation for all the functional areas of management. During the first year, a student is required to do 41 core credits and 9 elective credits.
Elective Courses: In addition to core courses, students also get to choose courses from a list of electives which enable them to get in-depth knowledge. There is greater emphasis on the application of knowledge gained through projects, group exercises and case discussions. IIMV provides an opportunity to select electives in the first year in Term 3. In the second year, students are required to do a minimum of 45 elective credits.