Objective of the Programme



Endeavor is the development of high quality Scientific, Managerial and Engineering manpower with a broad grasp of the fundamental principles of Management and the scientific methods, with deep understanding of their area of specialization, innovative ability to solve new problems, and the capacity to learn and interact with multi-disciplinary groups. The students develop the capacity for free and objective enquiry, courage and integrity, awareness and sensitivity to the needs and aspirations of the society. The program is designed to impart knowledge, and strengthen concepts and intellectual skills through course work, seminars and project/thesis work and thus cater to the needs of Industry, R&D Organizations and the Educational institutions.

The program is designed to prepare students to enter their professions with a perspective and breadth of knowledge related to the principal divisions of their respective fields of specialization through courses and research experience.

The Department of Management Sciences at IIT Kanpur teaches management methods, techniques and skills relevant to the students with diverse backgrounds who may wish to subsequently pursue a career in Management, R&D or Academics. Research covers all the areas of management including Economics, Infrastructure and Public Systems; Finance and Control Systems; Information and Knowledge Systems; Management of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Marketing Management; Operations Management; Operations Research and Quantitative Methods; Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Development; Strategic Management and Business Policy.