23 Mar 2017 19:32 IST

IMI Delhi seeks applications for Fellow Programme in Management

Course prepares candidates for careers in teaching and research; last date to apply is March 25

IMI New Delhi, one of India’s most reputed B-schools, recently announced admissions to Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) 2017-18. While the last date for the submission of filled-in forms is March 25, 2017, the classes will commence from mid-June 2017. FPM is a doctoral programme of two years that helps candidates prepare for academic careers in teaching and research as well as consultancy in disciplines underlying business management.

The FPM students are expected to work closely in their areas of interest, such as economics, financing and accounting, marketing, organisational behaviour/human resource management, operations management and quantitative methods and strategy with the faculty members of IMI-New Delhi to further the existing theory and practice in the field of business management.

Research, teaching skills

Prof Barnali Chaklader, Chairperson – FPM and Research, IMI New Delhi, said: “With a blend of the basic courses in management and research projects, we are positive we can contribute with immense value to the participants’ career graph. We believe that after completing this programme, a candidate will possess all the possible traits of a good teacher and researcher.”

In addition to the academic qualifications, all the candidates must have secured a minimum of 55 per cent marks in all of their public examinations, starting with the secondary level. Work experience in industry or academics will be given due credit in the selection process.

The programme is approved by the AICTE and accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA). Details are at http://admission.imi.edu/

The Institute

International Management Institute (IMI) New Delhi was established in 1981 in collaboration with IMI Geneva (now IMD, Lausanne). The institute was ranked 1st among private B-schools in the country and 7th overall among management institutes in India in the Indian Rankings 2016 of the Ministry of Human Resource Development’s NIRF.

The institute was India’s first corporate sponsored business school, with sponsorship from industrial houses such as RPG Enterprises, Nestle, ITC, SAIL, Tata Chemicals, BOC and Williamson Magor, aside from other international linkages with bodies such as the World Bank, UNDP, ILO, UNCTAD and the Asian Productivity Organisation.

IMI is also one of the empanelled institutes of the Ministry of External Affairs, for the special Commonwealth Assistance Programme, under which the Institute gets the executive MBA students from various Afro-Asian countries for its 15-month Executive Post-Graduate Programme in Management.

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