Indian Institute of Management, Bodhgaya added another college to its academic exchange programme series with its collaboration with Montpellier Business School (MBS), France. Director of Indian Institute of Management Bodhgaya, Dr Vinita Sahay and Head of International Relations Cell, Dr Medha Srivastava, inked a Memorandum of Understanding with Montpellier Business School for facilitating the institute’s academic exchange programme. The signatory counterparts included Bruno Ducasse, Dean of Montpellier Business School.
Founded in 1897 by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Montpellier and built on strong values, Montpellier Business School offers talents who are unique in their diversity and their backgrounds, the excellency of an internationally recognized French Grande Ecole of Management. It is heir to a long tradition of teaching and research based on the needs of businesses and markets. It is a place of equal opportunities and social justice, of openness.
All programs offer a complete English pathway and over 60% of the faculties are foreigners or foreign graduates. The quality of its strategy and results is internationally recognized. Its triple international accreditation (AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS), its place on the Financial Times Ranking of the world’s best Master in Management programmes as well as its place in the French rankings attest its excellent international reputation. With a network of over 170 foreign partner universities in more than 40 countries, MBS welcomes over 1000 foreign students each year, of which more than 300 are exchange students from partner universities.
IIM Bodhgaya was set up by Government of India in 2015 as the 16th addition to the family of world reputed Indian Institutes of Management known for their academic rigour and diverse curriculum. Since its foundation, IIM Bodhgaya has always advocated harmony, unity and consciousness for the environment as the fundamental tenets of human virtues. Incorporating the case study based pedagogy made famous by Harvard Business School, continuous integration of latest trends in education and adherence to international education standards, has made IIM Bodhgaya, one of the fastest developing IIMs of India. Standing true to its principles, IIM Bodhgaya continues to incorporate multi-faceted elements of education, culture and ethics to create socially responsible and emotionally mature leaders for the onerous and competitive corporate settings and at the same time to foster a sense of responsibility towards the environment.
The exchange programme will enable the students and the faculty of both the institutions to gain insights into the distinct culture, values and academic setups of each other’s countries. The exchange program will further facilitate the bilateral flow of knowledge and values through faculty collaborations and research tie-ups. This opportunity will enable the students to develop an understanding of the economic interconnectedness of both the countries and ever-evolving intricacies of corporate domains like finance and marketing from a global perspective.