IIMA is the premier management institute of India. It is the brain child of Dr Vikram Sarabhai. It was established in 1961, as an autonomous body, with the active participation of the Government of India, Government of Gujarat, and the Industry. Today, the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad has become a brand in the education world. It is known for providing world class professionals to major national and international organizations. Initially, the institute was collaborated with the Harvard Business School, which helped in propelling the institute towards high quality education. Finally, the outcome was an educational organization following the best of both Eastern and Western values.