The institute aims to imbibe knowledge and entrepreneurial culture through curriculum, pedagogy, research, and consultancy.
Established in 1917, All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Society (AISSMS) is a broad based educational and social welfare organization. It was initiated by His Highness Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur with the benevolent mission of welfare of society and spreading education. With a glorious legacy of more than 100 years, the society is admired for its visionary leadership and social reforms through education.
All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Society’s Institute of Management (IOM) is a self financed institution, which was established in 2002. The IOM is affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University and is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and Government of Maharashtra.
A Haven of Excellent Education and Infrastructure
AISSMS IOM is renowned for qualified and experienced faculty members, quality teaching pedagogy, state-of-art infrastructure, novel student development initiatives, innovative practices, and so on. The institute equips students with leading knowledge, right attitude, required skills, and revered values to meet corporate and organizational requirements. It offers two years’ full time MBA Program, including specializations in Marketing Management, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Operations & Supply Chain Management, and Business Analytics. AISSMS IOM is also an approved Ph.D. Research Centre of Savitribai Phule Pune University under Faculty of Commerce and Management.
The institute has strong industry interface, scientific research for the benefit of organizations, socially useful activities, and innovative practices. It focuses on crafting valued corporate and management professionals with strong ethical values; accordingly, it conducts plethora of curricular, co-curricular, extra-curricular, and extension activities to develop students’ holistic personality.
Situated at the heart of Pune city, the institute has a state-of-the-art campus in the serene surroundings of the bank of river Mula. Its lush green, eco-friendly, picturesque campus provides a conducive environment ideally suited for serious academic pursuits. Its physical infrastructure is housed in a four-storied building including classrooms, seminar hall, research centre, computer centre, language lab, internal quality assurance cell, start-up & innovation cell, and NSS room. Additionally, AISSMS includes boys common room, girls common room, first aid cum sick room, library, training and placement office, and much more. All the classrooms and seminar hall are equipped with LCD projector and internet connectivity. The institute has ramp, lift, and other facilities for differently abled students. There are adequate facilities for indoor and outdoor sports and cultural activities.
The institute has an exceptional library, having and adequate collection of books and journals. It has a reading hall, e-library facility, and has e-resources like EBSCO, J-Gate, and e-books, and provides remote access facility for e-resources. IOM is a member of National Digital Library, e-Shodhsindhu, British Library and Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA). The library has SLIM 21 software for automation of library services. It has a network of 185 computers with internet facility and offers quality Wi-Fi facility along with 50 Mbps leased line internet connectivity. The institute uses ERP for effective academic planning and execution.
The personality stewarding AISSMS from the front is none other than Hon. Shri. Malojiraje Chhatrapati, the Hon. Secretary of the society. He is an inspiring leader, visionary educationist, excellent orator, caring mentor, and a man of principles, integrity, and social responsibility. Shri. Malojiraje’s passionate, spirited, and inspiring leadership has contributed towards the exponential growth of AISSMS.
Throughout its journey of imparting excellent educational and career opportunities, AISSMS has achieved many noteworthy accolades and recognition. Some of them have been mentioned below:
- The institute has been accredited by NAAC with prestigious ‘A+’ Grade
- It has been ranked 18th in the western region and 96th in India in B-School Survey conducted by highly reputed Business World Magazine
- More than 65% faculty members of the institute are Ph.D. holders
- National Stock Exchange (NSE) has awarded AISSMS Certificate of Appreciation’ for participation in various activities
- AISSMS houses a Ph.D Research Centre under Faculty of Commerce and Management, which is approved by Savitribai Phule Pune University
- IOM has established a strong industry connect and top-notch business organizations are prestigious recruiters of students of the Institute
Financial Support Initiatives
The institute not only provides brilliant educational opportunities, but also takes various steps to financially support the students. They are provided with various scholarship/freeship schemes offered by the Government. These scholarships reduce the financial burden of the students while taking admission for the MBA Program. In addition to this, students can opt for educational loan from nationalized, cooperative, and private banks at concessional rate of interest.
The Career Landmark
IOM emphasizes on enhancing employability of students and providing them with lucrative career opportunities. The top-notch business organizations recruit students from the institute. Its alumni are highly successful in their corporate career and contributing to the progress of their organizations and institute as well. Additionally, the institute inculcates entrepreneurial culture among students and encourages them to become entrepreneurs. IOM develops competent managers and entrepreneurs who would provide leadership in bringing socioeconomic development.