The Christ Institute of Management (CIM) campus was inaugurated at Lavasa on Sunday, July 20th 2014. The institute offers a two-year full-time PGDM courses with specialisation in Finance and Marketing.
"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," said Fr K J Varghese, Director of CIM Lavasa.
Senior officials of Lavasa who presided the event were Mr. Nathan Andrews - President & CEO, Lavasa Corporation Limited, Mr. Scot Wrighton – City Manager, Lavasa Corporation Limited & Mr. Rony Kurien – COO, Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa.
Other dignitaries present for the inauguration included Dr Anil Joseph Pinto, Registrar, Christ University His Excellency, Fr. Dr. Thomas Aykara, Chancellor, Christ University, Mr Jugnu Uberoi, President, Alumni Association, Christ University, Very Rev. Fr Dr Paul Achandy, Prior General, Fr. Dr. Thomas C Mathew, Vice Chancellor, Christ University and Fr Dr. Jose CC.
CIM was established by the Christ University Trust which is the promoter of Christ University, Bangalore. The curriculum and pedagogy at CIM Lavasa include personal mentoring, corporate interface, industry visits and live projects. The teaching methodology includes simulation, role plays, blended learning etc.