The Kosusali Institute of Management Studies is a well-known B-school located in the Dharwad region of Karnataka. The Business school came into existence in 1976 and is affiliated to the Karnatak University, Dharwad. The Management College also enjoys the approval of AICTE / the All India Council for Technical Education for all the management programmes. The institute prides itself for the quality of management education that it offers through qualified and experienced faculty members. KIMS also has a strong alumni network that has helped it to build a strong industry-interface for developing industry centric management programmes.