• L&T Institute of Project Management
  • L&T Institute of Project Management

Overview

L&T IPM, a one of a kind institute was established in 2008 by L&T at Vadodara in the heart of L&T's 115 acre campus - L&T Knowledge City. The Institute soon established itself as a centre of excellence in Project Management. To cater to the increasing demand, a second campus of L&T IPM was established in 2011 at L&T's Chennai Campus.

Since its inception, L&T IPM has been at the forefront of creating and delivering structured Project Management programs to create global professionals. Developed as an exclusive entity for educational initiatives in the areas of Project Management, IPM has, over a period of time developed and delivered various courses pertinent to the Project Management practice.

Our education programmes comprise flagship programmes, role-based programmes, online programmes, project management certification and software programmes, short-term programmes and customized programmes.

We train project functional managers (execution personnel, planning managers, QHSE etc.), project managers, construction heads and project directors.

The numerous customized programs created by IPM cover various facets of Project Management for different business verticals, such as Construction, Power, Hydrocarbon Engineering (Oil & Gas), Shipbuilding, Defence, Electrical & Automation, Manufacturing, Technology Services, IT Services, Real Estate, Smart World and Communication, etc.

Course content is developed considering emerging scenarios in the project environment, and its application to domestic and international practices. The courses get reviewed periodically by industry experts and renowned academicians to bring in the latest empirical studies and trends in Project Management, thereby keeping our teaching in-line with current industry requirements.

Faculty

The driving force at IPM is a dedicated team of distinguished faculty, with extensive experience and expertise in diverse fields of Project Management. L&T IPM maintains a high level of academic excellence in Project Management.

Our faculty has strong research credentials as well as several years of experience in the industry, enabling them to deliver a healthy mix of practical insights and academic rigor in the classrooms. With their rich and diverse work experience, the faculty connects easily with both the routine and strategic issues faced in projects and help practitioners become more effective.

L&T IPM offers consultancy services pertaining to the following areas of Project Management such as feasibility, financing, construction management, project organization, risk management, project execution.

Apart from teaching and consulting, Research is important aspect that maintains the vibrancy and relevance of teaching at L&T-IPM. The IPM faculty publishes their research in national and international conferences and scholarly journals and also prepares domain specific case studies in Project Management. Empirical work conducted by faculty is germane to discussions with project personnel and enhances the applicability of the concepts and hence the quality of teaching. IPM faculty keeps abreast with the Project Management academic community by interacting with researchers at institutions of global repute and managing a modern and topical library.

Methodology

Situational Learning is encouraged by promoting active participation by project professionals and innovative pedagogy via the use of live cases, games/simulation, templates, tools and techniques and project videos. As a Project Management Centre of Practice, discussions, debate and dialogue with practitioners create new insights into managing projects and generating avant garde ideas feeding on advances in diverse fields such as Decision Sciences and Operations Research, Economics & Finance and the Social Sciences.

Associations

L&T IPM has strong associations with global bodies like the Project Management Institute (PMI®), International Project Management Association (IPMA). It has also established strategic partnerships with George Washington University (USA), Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, NICMAR and Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (UK) who aid in delivering a globalized project management curriculum. Some executive education programs are co-designed and delivered along with these partners. As part of the global initiatives, international faculty from leading business schools/universities regularly visit L&T IPM and joint research /case development is also undertaken for knowledge creation and dissemination.

Infrastructure

L&T IPM has a well-developed infrastructure, which includes smart classrooms equipped with state-of-the-art Project Management tools and professional software, syndicate rooms, a well-equipped library and online access to international journals, digital library resources, documentation sources, and a world class clubhouse, besides a host of other recreational facilities.

L&T IPM has been a pioneer and is today a leader in providing world class executive education in the areas of project management.