Programme Objective: The two-year PGDM programme of IMI-Kolkata equips students with strong conceptual skills to manage business in an integrated manner. The emphasis is on developing a holistic manager with a vision to take on the challenges for the future. Some of the key goals are: Sharpening the analytical and problem solving skills using managerial tools. Imparting knowledge in functional areas of management with an objective of preparing students for cross-functional positions in industry. Developing the student’s personality with strong values and a positive attitude, so that s/he is receptive to societal concerns and committed to ethical conduct. Programme duration: IMI Kolkata follows the trimester system with the academic calendar beginning in June and each trimester is of 11-12 weeks duration. At the end of the first three trimesters of the programme, all students are required to undergo compulsory summer internship for 8-10 weeks in industry.