The institute aims to be a world class center of learning that excels in management & information technology education, research, training, and consultancy.
Backed by the 35 year legacy of the ASM Group of Institutes, Institute of Management & Computer Studies (IMCOST) is one of the top ranked B-Schools in Mumbai. In the year 2004, it was established in Wagle Industrial Estate, Thane, Maharashtra.
Located in the industrial belt of Thane, the institute offers its students consistent industry interaction, enabling them to learn from the leaders. The sole objective of the founders was to provide opportunity to students belonging to all sections of the society for acquiring quality education in management and commerce streams at undergraduate level. The institute is affiliated to the University of Mumbai.
IMCOST’s premises are well equipped to satisfy all academic, extracurricular, and social needs of the students. Their faculties are qualified and experienced in their line of specialization and comply with eligibility criteria for teachers specified by the University of Mumbai. They have multiple collaborations with best in industry and academia which enables them to provide optional integrated industry oriented courses like CMA, CFA, and CSCA, along with CC, MC, BA, DM, and LM for assuring enhanced employability opportunities for students. The institute’s library is well stocked with books prescribed by the university and also has a wide collection of e-books for reference.
Vibrant Students’ Life
Opportunities for learning, growing, and achieving exist everywhere at ASM’s IMCOST. It offers a blend of academics, extra-curricular, and co-curricular activities. Strong student clubs and cell activities give students the platform to pursue their hobbies and interests. In addition, cultural programs, student fests, festivals, national celebrations, and intercollege events make life at IMCOST truly colorful, enriching, and enjoyable.
A year round celebration of life is what it is all about at the ASM Group of Institutes. Every year, over 40 events are held across the various campuses. In the preceding year, an overwhelming 60 events were conducted, making that an average of more than one per week.
Their students actively participate in various academic, co-curricular, extra-curricular, industry based, cultural, and sports competitions organized not only on campus but also at inter-college level. The students have consistently been top performers at such events, which only goes on to highlight that ASM is an institute which lays emphasis on all round growth of an individual.
The institute organizes GENESIS, a week-long annual showpiece event during which, various events such as sporting events, fine arts and performing arts, and other cultural programs are organized. The gamut of activities aims to ensure that every student comes forward to participate in and showcase at least one sphere where they can contribute confidently. Additionally, the institute also offers a wide array of activities like industrial visit, management /IT enclave, International Conference (INCON) at Pune Campus, presentations, seminars, study tours, intercollegiate drama competition, MindSpace, and so on.
About the Chairman
A visionary academician and entrepreneur, Dr. Sandeep Pachpande is the Chairman of ASM Group of Institutes. He brings a multi-faceted business sense to the table every day. He has pursued Senior Executive Leadership Program from the Harvard Business School, Boston, USA and is a Harvard Business School Alumni. He has authored many books on a wide range of subjects, “Case Studies in Management”, “Enterprise Resource planning (ERP)”, “Data Mining and Data Warehousing”, “Human Resource Development”, and “Marketing Management” to name a few.
Ensuring Excellence in Computer Education
IMCOST’s dedicated faculty pool consists of the best of the industry and academia, thereby providing students an opportunity of hearing and learning straight from the ‘Horse’s Mouth’, about the intricacies and relevance of theoretical aspects in computer application. By following unique teaching methodologies, wherein mainstream teaching is supported by industry interaction, the faculty brings to the classroom contemporary information and a realistic view of global business. The main focus of the faculty lies in the holistic development of each student, enhancing their business skills, technical skills, and soft skills, as well as the overall personality development of students.
Throughout its illustrious journey, IMCOST has attained many landmarks. It has received numerous laurels for its initiatives towards educational development. Some of its major accomplishments include:
- It is the first institute in India to offer the HBX CORe Program from Harvard Business School
- ASM’s IMCOST is supported by UGC for various seminars and workshops to improve student employability
- It is renowned for its excellent placements records, with students excelling in their respective careers
- It is one of the few institutes in India to adopt the case study methodology of teaching and also into developing case studies and conducting case study resolution competitions for industries in India and abroad
The institute aims for overall personality and career development of the students. It has tie-ups with many renowned institutions and organizations for value added certifications. These courses bring together industry relevant techniques and qualifications blending together with cutting-edge certifications which are accepted globally. IMCOST has developed remarkable collaborations with prominent companies like Miles Review, SAP, IBM, HBP, Wiley, Safeducate, Innovation Next, and many more.