IIM Udaipur follows the pedagogy of learning by doing. And the approach of inculcating of live industry projects into the curriculum provides a right mix of practical exposure to the students. Orchestrated by Consult-U – The Consulting Club of IIMU at the helm and coordinated by other clubs, Saksham – The Entrepreneurship Club of IIMU, Finomina – The Finance Club of IIMU and MarClan – The Marketing Club of IIMU, the projects are sought from industries. The projects are then awarded to the students and the entire process is managed by students to ensure that the opportunities are accessed by all.
Project teams comprise of students from both the years and faculties are involved to mentor the projects execution. The projects help in establishing mutually beneficial relationships between the industries seeking young and innovative people with fresh perspective on management, and students who get to hone their classroom learnings and insights by blending them with real life business challenges. IIMU’s commitment to excellence and quality is assured in the projects deliveries through a carefully planned process comprising of initial briefing, mid-term review, periodic checks and final conclusion with the focus on advantages sought from the projects.
The diversity of the projects portfolio makes sure that students get hands-on experience on all the management verticals, company domains and business functions viz., finance, marketing, research, consulting, human resources, operations, IT, analytics and systems and even in drives like energy saving. Students of IIMU have been associated with and done projects with organizations primarily operational in healthcare, mining, food, hospitality, manufacturing, e-commerce among other sectors and with NGOs. The projects aid students to take up initiatives and learn the concepts by application helping in their sound development.