Bhubaneswar, 17th June, 2016 :6th batch of the Post Graduate Diploma in Management commenced at International Management Institute (IMI), Bhubaneswar. The inauguration ceremony was held at the campus of IMI Bhubaneswar in the august presence of Prof. Ramesh Behl, Director, IMI Bhubaneswar, Faculty, Students and their parents. Students from diverse backgrounds and pan India locations enrolled in this 2 years residential, AICTE approved, Post Graduate Management programme.Prof. Ramesh Behl, Director, IMI-Bhubaneswar, in his inaugural address extended a warm welcome to all the students of the new batch. He spoke about positive attitude and ethical understanding, which makes a person different in the society. He emphasised that in modern day, networking with the help of technological tools has been playing an important role in every body’s life and; one has to explore all possibilities for making oneself acceptable in the desired sphere and has to work accordingly. He stressed on the need of acquiring multifunctional skills and ability to adapt in diversified culture to compete at international level to excel as a managerial professional. He highlighted IMI’s contribution in developing entrepreneurial skills amongst the student. He also brought out that students during this two year course will be provided with an opportunity of undergoing certification courses in Business Analytics, ERP, Six Sigma and Entrepreneurship to hone additional analytical, entrepreneurial and managerial skills, as per demand of the industry.During the course of next few days, the inaugural programme will be followed by introduction of various managerial skills, mantras, social enterprises & industrial visits and talks by corporate leaders from Tata Steel, PwC, JSPL, Milk Mantra, and Paris Bakery. In addition various bureaucrats would also be interacting with the students. All faculty members of the Institute will deliver talks on the refresher courses in various management areas.