IIM Jammu inks a pact with Estonian Business School, Estonia for Academic & Research Exchange
- Campus Updates
- 18 Mar, 2023
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the internationally renowned Estonian Business School, Estonia for Academic & Research Exchange on 17th March 2023. The MoU was signed by Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu, and Prof. Meelis Kitsing, Rector, Estonian Business School, Estonia in online mode.
Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu said that the MoU with Estonian Business School, Estonia is a positive step toward absorbing the best practices in research and teaching from the best B-Schools in the world. According to him, these collaborations are a vital part of IIM Jammu’s international endeavors, and these will be helpful in fostering the advancement in teaching, research, and cultural understanding as well as the international reputation of both the institutes through student, and faculty exchange, technology transfer, and research programs. I am sure the collaboration between both Institutes will lead to meaningful outcomes in the interest of the stakeholders.
Prof. Meelis Kitsing, Rector, Estonian Business School, Estonia gave an overview of Estonian Business School and mentioned that the Collaboration between both Institutes will help both the Institutes to develop our competence in many key areas ranging from the development of educational and training programs, long-range planning, and Institutional development. The collaboration between the two reputed Institutes will give a leading edge to the research output of Estonian Business School, Estonia.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Jabir Ali, Dean Academics, IIM Jammu gave an overview of IIM Jammu and mentioned that both Institutions have agreed to work in the areas of Student Exchange, Faculty Exchange, Joint Management Development Programs, Executive Education Programs, Organising Joint Research Programs, Organising Joint Conferences, etc. He mentioned that collaboration between both Institutes will lead to meaningful outcomes in the interest of the stakeholders and pave the path for sustainable growth and development.
The MoU will facilitate both Institutions regarding Student exchange, faculty exchange, Joint Management Development Programs / Executive Education Programs, Organising Joint Research Programs, Organising Joint Conferences, etc. The virtual tour of the state of the art permanent campus was also showcased during the session. The MoU Signing was coordinated by Dr. Sarbjit Singh, Chairperson, International Relations, and Dr. Somu Gorai, Co-Chairperson, International Relations, IIM Jammu. The MoU signing ended on a positive note with a mutual mandate to take things forward in quick succession by organizing joint online meetings amongst the faculty and students at both Institutes.