Christ Institute of Management starts campus operations at Lavasa City
Launches two year full time PGDM courses with specializations in
Finance and Marketing
Courses commence from June 2014

20th May 2014, Mumbai: Christ Institute of Management (CIM), established by Christ University Trust which is the promoter of reputed Christ University, Bangalore has started its campus operations at Lavasa City, India's first hill city located near Pune. This makes CIM one of the largest educational players to set up a base at Lavasa City. At present, CIM will offer two-year full-time PGDM courses with specialization in Finance and Marketing from this June and will subsequently increase number of courses to further enrich Lavasa City's educational landscape.

Speaking on the association Mr. Nathan Andrews, President & CEO, Lavasa Corporation Ltd. said, "Our collaboration with Christ Institute of Management is in line with Lavasa City's vision of creating a collaborative hub of education and training with best-in-class institutes from across the world. CIM's reputed courses will create new paradigms of educational and managerial excellence for students in this part of the region."

Commenting on the commencement of CIM Lavasa City campus, Dr (Fr) Varghese, Director, CIM Lavasa, said, "We are very happy to get associated with the city of Lavasa and establish an Institute of Management extending our experience in the field of Indian Higher education to this emerging centre of learning."

The curriculum and pedagogy at CIM Lavasa City is geared to nurture managers for the future with emphasis in holistic education and integral development. Personal mentoring, corporate interface, industry visits and live projects are part of the training ensuring industry ready professionals by the completion of the program. The teaching methodology includes simulation, role plays, blended learning etc. to enhance the analytical and problem solving skills of the students making them effective decision makers and leaders in a complex and globalized corporate world.

Other educational tie-ups associated with Lavasa City include AOC, UK, Pearson, Little Millennium, UKIBC, Biomimicry Guild USA, City & Guilds, Great India, University of Northampton, Christel House, Doon Public School, Symbiosis University Pune, Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne and Educomp.

About Lavasa Corporation Limited (LCL)

Lavasa is India's first planned hill city where people can live, work, learn and play in harmony with nature. Lavasa is an inclusive city being developed by Lavasa Corporation Limited (LCL). Spread over 10,000 hectares the city is based on the principles of New Urbanism. It takes three hours from Mumbai and one hour from Pune to reach Lavasa by road. Lavasa will host a multitude of global leaders in hospitality, tourism, education, health care, business research and industry. The hill city provides a combination of contemporary and timeless architectural designs, with multiple options for housing including rental housing, apartments and villas. With state-of-the-art infrastructure and amenities, the city enables people to live life in full.

Contact Details:

For Media Enquiries:

Lavasa Corporation Limited

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Ashwin Shetty  - 99670 24293

Parikshit Joshi 98339 17030

Ankul Bhavsar 9820168842

Ninad Siddhaye 9619500760

Christ Institute of Management, Lavasa

Fr. Dr. Jose C. C.
Land line: 020 66753800


Source: By E-mail (May 20, 2014)

Published on on May 20, 2014


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