IIMA conducts its academic programmes through a number of clearly defined groups called Areas. They consist of faculty members with broadly similar disciplinary backgrounds, teaching, and research interests.
The faculty members have the flexibility to initiate inter-disciplinary groups to address issues and management challenges that require a multi-disciplinary approach. Each faculty member has primary membership in an Area but may, in addition, take secondary membership in other Areas. The chairperson of the Area coordinates the various activities related to developing and running academic programmes.
At present IIMA has the following Areas & Groups: