Indian Institute of Advanced Management, which was started in 1987, has been recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), Government of India and it is a member of the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS). Located in Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), the Indian Institute of Advanced Managemen has been ranked number one in Andhra Pradesh`s top ten management institutions and ranked 54 among the 100 B-Schools in the country, according to a survey of `Business World` at the national level, conducted in 2009. Indian Institute of Advanced Management is affiliated to Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. The institute works with an aim of fulfilling the demands of the contemporary business world. The institute conducts a two-year full time program at postgraduate diploma level, namely, Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management and a part time program - Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (three years).