IIM Indore aims to offer ample opportunities to its participants and faculty to expand their horizons and gain knowledge in the field of their interest. In line with this objective, the institute has collaborated with over 40 foreign education partners across 18 nations. Expanding its international footprints further, IIM Indore has signed an MoU with The Management School of the University of Sheffield, UK. The MoU was signed by Prof. Himanshu Rai, Director, IIM Indore, and Prof. Rachel Finn, Dean, The Management School of the University of Sheffield.
Prof. Rai expressed his delight over collaboration. ‘IIM Indore and The Management School of the University of Sheffield are both Triple Crown accredited business schools with three prestigious accreditations from AMBA, AACSB, and EQUIS. While IIM Indore aims to develop socially conscious leaders, managers, and entrepreneurs who contribute to nation-building, The Management School of the University of Sheffield focuses on fostering socially responsible management practices through world-class, innovative research and transformative education’, he said. He noted that the association promotes cooperation between academic members, students, and research groups. ‘We would invite scholars and participants from both institutions to participate in scholarly activities such as exhibitions, lectures, symposia, conferences, and workshops. We also look forward to conducting joint research in mutual interest.
Prof. Rachel Finn said that IIM Indore is one of the leading business schools in Asia, and its mission aligns with The Management School of the University of Sheffield. ‘Our school is committed to positive societal impact worldwide through excellence in our research and education. Our international partnerships and global outlook are fundamental to delivering this mission, and we are excited to explore future collaborations around our shared principles with Triple-Crown IIM Indore towards realizing a fairer, sustainable future’, she said.
The MoU is valid for five years.
About the University of Sheffield: A member of the Russell Group of leading UK research universities, the University of Sheffield is known for its outstanding performance in teaching and research. Members of this group are committed to maintaining the very best research, an exceptional teaching and learning experience, and unrivaled links with business and the public sector. The university is among the top 50 international universities in the world, according to the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The University is ranked 48th in the world and 14th in the UK.