Centres Of Excellence

To focus on new and emerging areas of research and education, Centres of Excellence have been established within the Institute. These ‘virtual' centres draw on resources from its stakeholders, and interact with them to enhance core competencies



Faculty members at IIMB generate knowledge through cutting-edge research in all functional areas of management that would benefit public and private sector companies, and government and society in general.


IIMB Management Review

Journal of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

IIM Bangalore offers Degree-Granting Programmes, a Diploma Programme, Certificate Programmes and Executive Education Programmes and specialised courses in areas such as entrepreneurship and public policy.


About IIMB

The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) believes in building leaders through holistic, transformative and innovative education


About Us

VISION: To be a global, renowned, academic centre of excellence enabling management researchers, practitioners, policymakers, bureaucrats and intellectuals to learn, contemplate on, and disseminate knowledge on the diverse effects of contemporary technologies on business, government, and society

HISTORY: Bengaluru has been the epicentre of the Indian IT industry since the early 1990s.To build a platform for co-creation of knowledge with the Indian IT industry, IIM Bangalore launched the Centre for Software and Information Technology Management (CSITM) in 1998. Over the decades, CSITM has consolidated research, consulting, teaching, and training efforts on management issues concerning the evolving Indian and global technology industry, especially in areas related to internet governance, cybersecurity, cloud, managing innovation with IT, and so on. CSITM has been extremely active as an intellectual hub of IT management, having conducted hundreds of events hosting prominent scholars and speakers from top universities and businesses from across the globe.

ACTIVITIES: In keeping with the overall vision, the centre has been conducting various public events and has initiated several research activities. The following is a high-level categorization of the activities: 

  • Conducting talks and seminars by renowned scholars and experts on contemporary topics that are at the intersection of technology, business, and society

  • Conducting conferences and summits bringing together business students, management researchers, and practitioners of technology industry

  • Conducting workshops to encourage young faculty and research students to conduct high quality research work and to enable them to publish their work in top tier research journals on Information Systems and other management areas

  • Conducting workshops to enable early career and prospective information systems academics to interact, conceptualize, design and develop graduate-level courses

  • Conducting workshop to coach academics on research paper development

  • Seminars to encourage and enable the Government of India (GoI) and State government policymakers to implement Digital Transformation initiatives

  • Conducting panel discussions and roundtable workshops aimed at providing inputs to lawmakers and to discuss contemporary topics concerning technology and society

  • Supporting research activities in emerging areas of technology management 

  • Training and consulting activities aiding digital transformation of organizations


CSITM has been collaborating with International Software Product Management Association (ISPMA.org), Software Freedom Law Centre (SFLC.in), Association for Information Systems (https://aisnet.org) Wadhwani Institute of Technology and Policy (https://witp.wfglobal.org) and other IIMs in India, IITs and IIIT Bangalore.