Faculty members at IIMB generate knowledge through cutting-edge research in all functional areas of management that would benefit public and private sector companies, and government and society in general. The knowledge generated by IIMB faculty has appeared in leading academic journals with high citation index and impact factor. Many text books and working papers are written on a regular basis. Research carried out by IIMB is used to augment new courses and executive education programs.
IIMB has always been a hub of innovative activity and faculty members collaborate with the industry as well as other academic institutions the world over. They are continuously on the lookout for opportunities to add to the body of knowledge in their chosen fields. Innovation and research at the Institute has been given a fillip with the establishment of Centres of Excellence that focus on specific needs of different specialized areas and industries, ranging from Public Policy and Corporate Governance to Insurance to Financial Markets and Risk Management. The N.S Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning is a catalyst for entrepreneurial activity and a well-known incubation centre for startup ventures.