IIM Indore and University of Queensland through its Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (BEL) have signed an MoU to facilitate cooperation and collaboration aimed at improving, strengthening and promoting relations between the two respective Institutions. The MoU was signed by Professor Himanshu Rai, Director, IIM Indore and Professor Andrew Griffiths, Executive Dean, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, The University of Queensland on December 03, 2019.
This MoU aims to promote and encourage mobility of academic staff and students; to encourage them to participate in academic activities such as exhibitions, lectures, conferences, symposia and workshops; facilitate exchange of experiences and opinions to mutual benefit of both the Institutions; and promote and encourage activities of joint research in the field of common interest. The MoU also will encourage exchange of research and educational data and explore the opportunities for joint programmes.
Sharing the objective of the MoU, Professor Rai noted that IIM Indore’s mission is to develop socially conscious managers, leaders & entrepreneurs. The Institute aims to provide global exposure to the students and faculty members. ‘We currently have 35+ collaborations already with 16 nations namely, Greece, New Zealand, USA, Italy, Mexico, France, Germany, Belgium, Philippines, Brazil, Austria, Sweden, Taiwan, Latvia, Finland, Nepal. We further aim to expand the foreign collaborations and contribute significantly to the research and education’, he added.
The Institute looks forward to collaborating with University of Queensland and exploring opportunities for research and joint programmes.