Deutsche Bank Scholarship for the MBA (Infrastructure) programme was launched by Deutsche Bank in partnership with TERI University. R.K. Pachauri, the Chancellor, TERI University and Caio Koch-Weser, Vice Chairman, Deutsche Bank Group, signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding the above. The MoU was signed in the presence of Shrinath Bolloju, Chief Operating Officer, Deutsche Bank, B. K. Chaturvedi, Member, Planning Commission and Group Captain Rajiv Seth, Registrar, TERI University. The Bank will provide three scholarships under this MoU, for MBA programme, per year with each scholarship being given for maximum of two years.
The MBA (Infrastructure) programme has been designed to create a cadre of professionals who have a sound understanding of the technical, policy, legal, financial, social and environmental dimensions of large infrastructure projects. The aim is to achieve a critical mass of expertise and academic excellence that would provide a basis for influencing public policy and regulatory practice and for developing effective management practices in infrastructure industries through research and teaching. The programme encompasses a comprehensive and well-structured two-year curriculum to enable students to formulate, analyze and evaluate regulatory policies and manage alternative regulatory regimes in the best interests of their businesses. The curriculum is designed specifically to provide specialized training in the concepts and skills involved in the regulatory process and competition policy, as well as helping the scholars understand regulation from technical, economic, social, legal and political perspectives.