IMI - New Delhi Upholds International Co-Operation With a Newly Forged Partnership With IDRAC Business School, France

Sarika Rana updated on : 11 May 2016

Aims at enhancing the educational curriculum and facilitating collaborative research and exchange for both institutes

IMI-New Delhi collaborates with IDRAC France

International Management Institute (IMI) - New Delhi, one of the leading management schools in Delhi, has sealed its commitment to nurture a globally relevant environment for academic learning by joining hands with IDRAC Business School in France. In a recently signed agreement, the two reputed institutes have decided to collaborate in a mutually beneficial research and exchange programme to facilitate international co-operation for its postgraduate level programmes.

Under this collaboration, there will be an exchange of upto four students every year for the duration of one semester or trimester, as decided mutually by both the institutes.  A history of excellent academic performance and adaptability to a foreign environment will be the key factors that will help students clinch participation in the programme.

Talking about the promising collaboration between the two institutions, Dr. Bakul Dholakia, Director General, IMI – New Delhi, said, “With the help of the exchange programme, we aim to offer students holistic knowledge of the international business scenario. This exposure will widen their horizons and encourage them to gain a fresh perspective towards relevant subjects through mutual co-operation and participation. With this programme, the students will also test their classroom knowledge by taking a peek at the cross-cultural trade practices. This will help them shape their career paths and understand the nuances of business management.”

This collaboration will help students gain a better understanding of workplace challenges, upcoming international business trends and other social and cultural aspects. The agreement also includes implementation of a faculty and research development programme and identification of suitable topics for joint research.

About IMI New Delhi:

International Management Institute (IMI), New Delhi was established in 1981 in collaboration with IMI Geneva (now IMD, Lausanne).  The institute has been ranked 1st in private B-schools in the country and 7th overall among management institutes in India by the Indian Ranking 2016, NIRF, MHRD. IMI has also secured a commendable overall rank of 6th in the latest ranking released by the NHRD (National Human Resources Development).

IMI is also India’s first corporate sponsored Business School with sponsorship from corporate houses like RPG Enterprises, Nestle, ITC, SAIL, Tata Chemicals, BOC and Williamson Magor etc. and various other international linkages with bodies like World Bank, UNDP, ILO, UNCTAD, Asian Productivity Organization etc. Besides this, IMI is one of the empanelled Institute of the Ministry of External Affairs, GOI, for special Commonwealth Assistance Programme under which the Institute gets the executive MBA students from various Afro – Asian countries for its 15 months Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management.

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