PMA is India's premier Management Association, established in 1972 as an independent Trust and Public Organization. It was founded by all time great Industialist- Late Padmabhushan SL Kirloskar, Late Mr. VS Vaidya (Swastik Group),Late Mr. CS Kirloskar (Kirloskar Group), Late Dr. NA Kalyani (Kalyani Group) and Late Mr. CV Joag (Bank of Maharashtra).
Pune Management Association (PMA) is established with the prime objective 'To cultivate scientific attitude towards contemporary management ideas, principles and practices'.PMA focuses on providing a wide range of services, to improve the standards of Management Practices in India. PMA organizes conferences, seminars relevant training programs / lectures, discussion meetings where experiences are shared, sponsoring specific research projects, forming study -groups, etc. PMA also disseminates information through an e-Management Journal. PMA has its own library and training hall facility centrally located at Pune.