JAMMU, NOV 3: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the internationally renowned EGADE Business School Tecnológico de Monterrey Mexico for Academic Cooperation and Faculty Joint Research”.
The IIM Jammu is an Institute of National Importance under the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. The MoU was signed by Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu, and Dr. Osmar Hazael Zavaleta Vazquez, Interim Dean, EGADE Business School, Tecnológico de Monterrey Mexico.
Sharing the vision, Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu said that he aspires IIM Jammu to be a part of the top 20 B-Schools in the country. The recent ranking of 36th in NIRF Rankings 2022 is a step ahead in this direction. The MoU with EGADE Business School Tecnológico de Monterrey Mexico 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 institutes through 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.
Dr. Osmar Hazael Zavaleta Vazquez, Interim Dean, EGADE Business School Tecnológico de Monterrey Mexico said the Institute is one of the few B-Schools in the world to have achieved the distinction of acquiring the ‘Triple Crown’, three sought-after international accreditations (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS), and widely known for its excellence in management research and education. “Collaboration between both Institutes will help us to develop our competence in many key areas ranging from the development of educational and training programs, long-range planning, and Institutional development,” he said. The collaboration between the two reputed Institutes will give a leading edge to the research output of EGADE Business School Tecnológico de Monterrey Mexico.
The MoU will facilitate both Institutions about faculty exchange and collaboration, the exchange of doctoral students, joint conferences, and workshops including the exchange of academic information and material.
IIM Jammu in a statement said that from the very beginning, the institute has set high standards for outstanding value-based quality education, high-quality research, executive education, consultancy, and strong corporate as well as international linkages. IIM Jammu encourages contemporary research concentrating on regional, national, and global issues, it said.