LIBA, established in 1979, is a premier management institute known for its academic excellence and value-based education. It provides management education to both fresh graduates seeking world-class management education and also to those who are already employed and want to enhance their managerial skills. The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (full-time) is being offered since 1995. Both the part-time and the full-time PGDM programmes are approved by the AICTE and the full-time programme is recognised by the AIU as equivalent to the MBA degree of Indian Universities. LIBA also has collaborations with several Universities overseas and seeks to imbibe a global mindset in its students. There is also a strong focus on consultancy and research and LIBA encourages its faculty and students to undertake consultancy projects with corporates.Situated in the heart of Chennai city, within the sprawling Loyola campus, LIBA is a world in itself. Its scenic and idyllic surroundings provide an experience beyond compare. However, in contrast to its surroundings, LIBA is a volcano of activities, ideas and ambitions. State-of-the-art infrastructure facilities at LIBA render an atmosphere that is conducive for learning and development.