Now, Noida gets its IIM campus
The Noida campus, a part of IIM-Lucknow, is primarily aimed at executive training courses for working people.india Updated: May 14, 2006 17:07 IST
The country's premier Indian Institute of Management on Sunday opened a new campus in this industrial township aimed at providing managerial training to the vast technical workforce coming up in the satellite city adjoining the national capital.
The Noida campus, a part of IIM-Lucknow, is primarily aimed at executive training courses for working people.
"The academic structure has been designed through many consultative rounds within the academia and the industry and we are proud to extend the excellence of IIM-Lucknow to NCR region," Devi Singh, Director of IIM-Lucknow said on the occasion.
"IIM-Lucknow is ensuring that its students are given a high-level exposure to the contemporary business processes and modern business tools.
"The idea behind starting executive management programme at Noida Campus is to blend the candidate's rich work experience with the conceptual ideas and strategic inputs for achieving excellent business results," he said.
The campus, coming up on 20 acre of land in Sector 62, will have a well-equipped library, a modern computer centre, an automated programme office, class room block, furnished hostels with single-seated bachelor accommodation, a large students' mess furnished with modern kitchen equipment, a medical centre and a guest house.
It is also equipped with open air courts for outdoor games like tennis, volley ball, basketball and also a sports complex for indoor games.