The Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
is a business school
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located in Lucknow
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, Uttar Pradesh
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. It was established in 1984 by the Government of India, and is the fourth Indian Institute of Management (IIM) to be established.
IIM Lucknow was established in 1984 by the Government of India
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. It was the fourth Indian Institute of Management to be established in India after IIM Calcutta, IIM Ahmedabad, and IIM Bangalore.
IIM Lucknow 185 acres (74.9 ha) main campus is located at Prabandh Nagar about 21 kilometres (13 mi) from Lucknow Railway Station and 31 kilometres (19.3 mi) from Lucknow Airport. A second campus, focusing on executive programs, was set up in Noida. According to the institute's website, IIM Lucknow is the first IIM to start an additional campus in the country.
Like other IIMs, IIM Lucknow awards diplomas, not degrees. The institute's teaching method is based on case study
A case study is an intensive analysis of an individual unit stressing developmental factors in relation to context. The case study is common in social sciences and life sciences. Case studies may be descriptive or explanatory. The latter type is used to explore causation in order to find...
analysis. Other than the standard Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Management, IIM Lucknow offers a unique program in Agribusiness Management and an International Program in Management for Executives. IIM Lucknow also offers part time executive programs, the Management Development Programme (MDP), mostly from the Noida campus. MDPs are customized by subject or target group, for example a programme for defense officers or a program focusing on human resource management
Human Resource Management is the management of an organization's employees. While human resource management is sometimes referred to as a "soft" management skill, effective practice within an organization requires a strategic focus to ensure that people resources can facilitate the achievement of...
Admission is through Common Admission Test
The Common Admission Test is a Computer Based Test in Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning. The Indian Institutes of Management use the test as an important component in selecting students for the business administration programs. The test is conducted...
INDEX is an annual market research fair conducted by the students of IIML. Students create games and various other simulated environments, to capture consumers’ subconscious thoughts. This innovative method of market research removes the sensitization effect that might bias peoples answers to questions. This ensures that the most truthful answers are captured to research questions. The games are designed in such a way that the observers can elicit all the required information just by observing and noting down the behaviour and the responses of the participants.