Institute of Advanced Management, one of the country’s Hospitality Leadership Institutes, has churned thousands of professionals who have taken the Hospitality industry by storm across the globe. Along with placing students in hotels or retail or healthcare sector as per the changing times, IAM has taken an initiative to encourage entrepreneurial spirit in the students and actively support them to become self-reliant business persons transforming themselves from job seekers to job providers.

Keeping this in mind IAM has decided to launch LAGAN, an entrepreneurship initiative which shall inspire young students to become entrepreneurs and also assist students who have great business ideas and need support and guidance to bring their dreams to fruition. The skills and knowledge imparted through this cell will be instrumental in making individuals successful and ethical entrepreneurs.


To guide and mentor students to become successful entrepreneurs.


To foster and nurture the entrepreneurial spirit among the students to make them self-reliant business persons who shall create employment and contribute to the growth of the nation.


  • To encourage entrepreneurial spirit among students.
  • To create awareness about entrepreneurship among the students through appropriate entrepreneurial education.
  • To make the potential entrepreneurs able to define the vision of their ventures and work in coordination for the realization of the same.
  • To enable students to convert their ideas into proper business plan.
  • To assist students in getting technical knowledge required for the business.
  • To provide with funding guidance for start-ups.
  • To facilitate strategic decision making among potential entrepreneurs.
  • To inculcate team building and coordination skills for meeting the future demands.
  • To develop the communications skills among the potential entrepreneurs.

Team of Experts

The entrepreneurship cell of IAM, LAGAN, has been conceptualised by Chief Mentor Dr. Suborno Bose along with Group Director Ms. Maitreyee Chaudhuri.

Dr. Suborno Bose

Founder & Chief Mentor, Indismart Group

Ms. Maitreyee Chaudhuri

Group Director & Co-founder IAM

Panel of Experts

Along with them the E-cell will have the opportunity of experience and expertise of

Avelo Roy

Serial Tech Entrepreneur, Investor & TV Host

Ms. Abhilasha Chowdhury

Co-Founder and Director of Oiishee Wellness Products LLP More than 20 years experience in banking and allied industry

Ms. Soma Maitra

VP & Head, Innovation & Incubation for the Grocery business Reliance Retail

Mr. Sayan Chakraborty

Founder/ CEO - WTF! Where’s The Food! One of the youngest entrepreneurs of Eastern India

Mr. Prakash Iyengar

Certified NLP & Emotional Intelligence practitioner Trained Actor, designs & conducts theatre based workshops across levels in organisations

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