The Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (IIMK) was established in 1996 by the government of India and Kerala., it its the fifth Institute of Management in India. In 1997, IIMK university began offering post graduate degrees. Objective IIMK is to provide training, education, consulting, and research facilities in the area of business management. IIMK is managed by a Board of Governors by and is an official Central Autonomous Body registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. The highest position at the institute is known as the Director, he/she is the Chief Executive Office of the university.
The IIMK university offers world renowned education in management and business. The key is synergy between students, faculty, industry and business. Besides teaching Institute also engages in research, consulting and training. This allows them to teach cutting edge management issues to the students in the classroom.
The most popular degree offered by the IIMK school is the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, numerous other graduate degrees are offered including Master of Management (MM), Master of International Business (MIB), PhD in Management (PhD) and Master of Finance (MFin) just to name a few.
IIMK works closely with other colleges and universities, including Technical Institute of India and numerous other technical shools throughout the world. Interaction between industry and business is encouraged by the management of the Institute. Industry leaders are often invited to teach at the institute, this is important as it allows students to learn from real life businesses leaders. After completion of the first year, students join the summer internship program, this allows them to gain real world experience before graduation.