The Institute of Hotel Management, Bangalore is among one of the top ten IHMs in the country. Located amidst the lush green environs, this institute’s journey began in 1969. It started as a Food Craft Institute offering short-term courses and in 1983, the college changed its name to its present name and currently offers a 3-year degree programme in Hotel and Hospitality Administration.
Presently, the institute is seen as one of the premier hospitality institutes in the country. Students from diverse backgrounds are a part of IHM Bangalore and the institute prides itself on its curriculum. It has managed to maintain its reputation over the years and IHM alumni are all well-placed in some of the leading hotels in India and abroad.
IHM Bangalore has a well-stocked library with all the latest books, journals on Tourism, Hospitality, Travel and Management. For the training of the students, there is an advanced training kitchen, a quantity training kitchen, bakery and a basic training kitchen.
The M.Sc course offered by IHM Mumbai is a healthy mix of intensive classroom teaching, industry mentorship, self-learning and counselling sessions. Students get to learn current industry trends which enables them to build upon their case studies, write a dissertation in the selected areas of their specialisations.
The faculty at IHM Mumbai is experienced and has people who have excelled in academics as well as industry to ensure that the students get exposure to practical as well as the theoretical aspects.
Ministry of Tourism and National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology has been recognizing excellence in hospitality sector by awarding under the National Awards for excellence in Hospitality Education 2008-09. Institute of Hotel Management, Bangalore was awarded for best Placement Performance.
The institute had won National Tourism Award for Best Educational Institute in 2003 and was selected as the “Best of the Best” Hotel Management Institute in the country by the Outlook-CNN IBN Survey -2008.
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Executive development centre @ IHM Bengaluru in collaboration with National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NOIDA launched the first residential Executive Education Programme on Food & Beverage Service from 2nd to 6th February 2009. The participants were faculty from various Institutes of Hotel management across the country .The programme was inaugurated by MS Vatsala Watsa, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary to Goverment of Karnataka presided by Mr Subir Hari Singh, IAS, Principal Secretary Tourism, Government of Karnataka, Chairman-IHM Bengaluru. The gathering was welcomed by Mr. M V Balachandar, Director, IHM Bengaluru.
During the inaugural address, Ms Watsa appreciated the enthusiasm and energy exhibited by the EDC team of IHM Bengaluru. Mr. Subir Hari singh expressed his pleasure on IHM Bengaluru being rated as the Best Hotel Management Institute in the country.
The inauguration was followed by a cocktail demonstration by Mr. Danny, Head Barman, Chancery Hotels, Winner-Best Barman Award, 2008.Mr PK Mohan Kumar, Area Director and General Manager; Taj West End highlighted the concept of Masala club-a specialty restaurant in Taj West End which serves a perfect blend of Indian and Continental cuisine.
Mr. S Gagarin, Senior General Manager, Southern Railways and IRCTC spoke about the new initiatives taken by Railways in food and beverage service. An interactive session on cigar and cigar library by Mr. Rajesh Nambi, Food & beverage Manager, The Leela Palace, Bangalore added a sparkling touch to the workshop. The participants gained immense knowledge from the cigars exhibited by him. To add to the essence of food and beverage, a participative cocktail session was organized by Tuleho, the Cocktail Gurukul. E-marketing, the importance of an emerging marketing and management tool in the hospitality today was brought out by Mr. Stephen Beale, Vice President- Operations and Development, Chancery Hotels.
The programme included sessions by Mr. Sanjeev Banerjee, Country Director(Marketing),The Paul Bangalore who spoke on emerging trends in food and beverage marketing, Ms Preeti Kumar, Director-Public Relations, The Park Hotels who shared the concept of boutique hotels ,Mr. Jaideep Dutta Food and beverage manager ,the Taj Gateway, Bangalore who gave an insight into food and beverage concepts in gateway hotels and Mr. Rajesh Kumar Prasad, Manager ,Metro Cash and Carry, Bangalore conducted a session on the gourmet products in hospitality industry.
It also included sessions on Stress Management by Mr. Sampath Kumar, Vivekananada Yoga Kendra and Holistic approaches to education by Padma Bhushan Ramaswamy, Founder Director, IIM Bangalore and National Professor, Management. As part of the programme the participants visited the Heritage city of Mysore.
The workshop was concluded by a panel discussion on the topic “Safety measures in hotels; restaurants post 26/11”. The panelists were Mr. S T Ramesh, Additional Director General of Police, CTS, Government of Karnataka, Ms Priya Vishwanathan, Manager- Business Excellence, The Taj West End, Mr.Nagesh, Dy Security Officer, The Lalit Ashok ,Bangalore and Mr. Balachandar, Director ,IHM Bengaluru.
The programme was coordinated by Ms Vasundara Dharmaraaj, Dean-IHMB/EDC and co-coordinated by Mr. Pramod Naick, Faculty, IHM Bengaluru
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