With the mission of producing world class professionals in the fields of engineering, medicine and management, the Co-operative Academy of Professional Education (CAPE) has successfully established in Kerala seven engineering colleges, a medical college, a nursing college, a nursing school and a finishing school, within a short span of ten years. CAPE is a collective educational endeavour in the co-operative sector in the state under Government of Kerala, Department of Co-operation and having autonomous status. The Hon'ble Chief Minister of Kerala, is the Ex-officio Chairman of CAPE charitable society and the Hon'ble Minister for Co-operation is the Chairman of its Board of Governors. The overwhelming public response to its educational mission has inspired CAPE to present to the community its business school - the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) at Punnapra. The institute is a dream project of CAPE's leadership and the vision is to establish a management institute of excellence with the objective of creating world class managers. The Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) offers a two year, full-time MBA programme. The institute is affiliated to Kerala University and has obtained AICTE approval for the MBA programme.
The institute has been provided with excellent infrastructure and beautiful campus. The campus life shall pivot around the library, the computer lab and the seminar hall. There is a computer lab with 12 hour Wi-Fi internet access facilities. The ever expanding library carries a large number of Indian and International titles on various management subjects and subscribes to leading professional journals. State of the art facilities for Video Conferencing, English Language Lab and Digital Library are provided for students.
The core competence of the institute consists of its highly experienced professionals with managerial and management consultancy experience. The institute has already established a training and consultancy division for offering management consultancy and training services to organizations in business, cooperative sector and government. Such interaction of the faculty with organizations outside will enhance the learning and placement opportunities of the students. The placement cell of the institute is headed by a placement coordinator and is providing 100% placement assistance for students