Published : Tuesday, 02 December, 2014 05:35 PM
With the objective to bring a global perspective to all its programmes and activities in a fast changing global economic environment, IIM Raipur is partnering with some of the finest management institutes in the world.
Apart from being the top rankers in regional and global rankings of management institutes, the partner colleges are situated in some of the best education hubs around the world. Recently, IIM Raipur has signed agreements with the leading management universitiessuch as Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand and Groupe ESC Troyes in Champagne, France. The institute is also in talks with reputed management institutes viz. The University of Melbourne, Monash University- Melbourne (Australia), Griffith University – Brisbane (Australia),University of Canterbury – Christchurch (New Zealand), Victoria university of Wellington (New Zealand) and The University of Waikato –Hamilton (New Zealand).
Emphasising on the importance of having academic collaborations with global universities, Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Raipur said, “IIM Raipur has always focused on creating managers with a global outlook. Internationalization has always been a key strategic goal of IIM Raipur from its incorporation.This not only has come as an opportunity for the students to obtain global exposure but has also helped the institute to mark its presence on a global scenario. Academic cooperation with such world class institutes will foster advancement in teaching, research and cultural understanding. ” Prof. Sahayhad recently been to Australia and New Zealand (19th November 2014- 26th November 2014) to expand IIM Raipur’s scholarly ties with the reputed management institutes of these countries.
The agreement with the Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand) is meant to provide for the exchange of staff, scholars, students, academic information and materials in the belief that the research and educational processes at both institutions would be enhanced and the mutual understanding between their respective staff, scholars and students would be increased by the establishment of such cooperation programmes.
Whereas, the agreement for international educational cooperation between IIM Raipur and Group ESC Troyes in Champagne, France aims at promoting the cooperation between the two universities in the areas of Exchange of undergraduate and graduate students, Exchange of Faculty members and Research staff, Joint Research projects, Support of lectures, research workshops and symposia and Exchange of information and academic publications.
It is noteworthy that IIM Raipur also provides financial grants to the eligible student who apply for international exchange programmes. Under this provision, each selected students receives up to 1.5 lakh of grant, either to participate in reputed International Events or international student exchange program. This grant bears a major portion of student’s expenditure.
With a partner network of some of the best institutes of the world, IIM Raipur provides opportunities galore to its students so that they understand the importance of cross-cultural issues in managing the business and have that extra edge through world class education