IILM Academy of Higher Learning, Lucknow was established in the year 2004 under the aegis of the Ram Krishan & Sons Charitable Trust, Lodhi Road, New Delhi. The Trust is running various management institutions with the acronym IILM in different parts of the country with campuses in Lucknow, New Delhi, Gurgaon, Greater Noida, and Jaipur. Over the years, the Institute and its founders have successfully fulfilled the extensive objective of propagating quality professional education and have made IILM Academy a National Brand.
The Lucknow Campus of the institute offers two years full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), which is approved by the AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India and the MBA Programme, affiliated to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (Formerly UPTU), Lucknow.