IIM Indore to groom students and faculty of Lucknow University
IIM Indore has collaborated with Lucknow University to ensure that not only management, but students of other streams also get exposure to the management world.
IIM Indore signs MoU with Lucknow University
The experts from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore are all set to groom the students and faculty of Lucknow University (LU) with leadership, management and startup skills. The management institute has collaborated with Lucknow University to ensure that not only management, but students of other streams also get exposure to the management world. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the two institutions.
IIM-I to introduce internship; faculty development programmes
Talking about the collaboration, LU vice-chancellor Professor Alok Kumar Rai informed that under the agreement, LU students will get three months of internship opportunities by IIM-I based on their management projects or start-up ideas. In addition, LU and IIM will together design some short-term courses that will improve students’ employability and help them land lucrative jobs.
The management institution is also working on organizing staff and faculty development programs with each other’s support. “We are coming up with an incubation facility for our students who will get support from IIM faculty to gain leadership and management skills for realizing their start-up dreams,” the professor told TOI.
Commenting on the MoU signed between the two institutions, IIM-Indore director Himanshu Rai said that the institute will not just nurture the talents of LU students but it will also work on collaborative and consultancy projects work with LU. He further informed that the institute is planning to allow LU students internship stints with IIM-I faculty.
“Students selection will be based on certain parameters determined by the joint selection committee of the Lucknow University and IIM-I. Also, we will work together on entrepreneurship development and incubation centres,” the professor added.