Research Centers

Centre for Case Research:

Centre for Case Research focuses on contextual research in the area of business management and social sciences. The centre engages in case based research (CBR) and intends to develop CBR as a distinct methodology of research. The centre welcomes all researchers, institutions, corporations, and organizations interested in case research for collaborative research with the centre. More..

Centre for Entrepreneurship, XIMB:

As India's economy continues to boom and becomes ever more competitive in the world markets, there is a need in the region for creating a venue that supports entrepreneurial activities. XIMB, with its pre-eminent position in India is well positioned to take a leadership role in this venture. Centre for Entrepreneurship at XIMB allows us a multitude of opportunities in this regard.

Utility Regulation Research Centre (URRC):

The Utility Regulation Research Centre (URRC) is a multidisciplinary research centre with participation from academicians and practitioners working in accounting, economics, finance and law. Initially the centre would focus on the electricity sector and then move on to the other sectors. More..

Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC):

The Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC) is an important part of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. It aligns with institute's commitment to give a powerful orientation to the social and economic growth of Orissa and the country as a whole. On this front, the cell strives to support all categories of institutions and organization that are working in the development sector including NGOs and other developmental agencies in the state. The cell caters its expertise through its consultancy, technical inputs, training programme, and workshops. It also helps the institutions in implementation of various developmental schemes in the field with the help of highly expertise professionals associated with the cell. The cell also collaborate various developmental partners like NABARD, SIDBI and other Government departments to provide support and guidance to the grass root level organizations working for the up-liftment of the society. More..

Centre for Healthcare Management:

This centre is to create a movement for promoting innovative practices in healthcare management at organizational and community level through education, training, action research and publications. More..


TOPAX : Team Orissa Project Advisory Centre at XIMB

XIMB has signed an MOU with Industrial Promotion and Investment Corporation of Orissa (IPICOL) for the establishment of "Team Orissa Project Advisory Centre at XIMB" (TOPAX). This is a project development centre at XIMB. The centre aims to meet project specific needs of investors like identification of business opportunities, sector studies, consultancy, research and company profiling. The centre also plans to offer customized services to investors for facilitating investments.

The MOU was signed by Mr. Ashok Meena, Managing Director, IPICOL and Fr. P.T.Joseph, Director, XIMB, in the presence of Shri Biswabhushan Harichandan, Minister, Industry, Rural Development and Law, Government of Orissa, Shri Chinmay Basu, Principal Secretary, Industries, Government of Orissa, Shri Ashok Dalwai, Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Steel & Mines, Government of Orissa, the Director, Industries, Government of Orissa, Mr. Alejandro Vera, Advisor, UNIDO and the representative, DFID, India.

TOPAX can be accessed through the website


Centre for Resettlement, Rehabilitation and Corporate Social Responsibility (CRRCSR):

One of the main objectives of CRRCSR is to enhance the knowledge base and skills on management of R&R and CSR projects through education and research and disseminate the same by means of training and consultancy activities.

It is aimed that such an initiative would enhance the ability of proponents of various development projects to manage more effectively, their R&R and CSR activities.

The Centre aims to play a crucial role with the Government, Corporate sector and people of the State to enhance the basic knowledge and skills for good governance in Displacement, R&R and CSR. More..


Incubation Centre

The social venture incubator at XIMB intends to accelerate the successful development of social ventures through an array of business support resources and services.

The incubator defines a social venture as a venture which focuses on achieving social change. It may or may not be a for-profit venture.