With business and technology going global, education frontiers have merged across countries. The linkages between institutes and universities are proving increasingly beneficial to students as global exposure enhances their employability.
With the aim to deliver the much-needed exposure to global best education practices to its students and faculty, ITM University has recently launched student and faculty exchange programmes with University of Chester, UK.
During the recent visit of ITM University’s Governing Body Members to the University of Chester, UK, the two universities have worked out areas of mutual cooperation relating to student and faculty exchange programmes and research plans.
These exchange programmes aim at improving scientific, technological and academic co-operation through the implementation of various training programmes in field of business studies.
According to Prof Prem Vrat, Vice Chancellor and Professor of Eminence, ITM University, “At ITMU, we have always strived to establish academic cooperation with best international universities and educational institutes. It gives us immense pleasure to announce our latest association with University of Chester, UK. With its expertise in teacher training, they will be undertaking a Faculty Development Programme for ITMU faculty very soon.”
Rolling out the roadmap for the student exchange programme, Prof A K Vij, Professor of School of Management, ITM University, said, “Besides faculty development programme, our BBA and MBA students will also get benefit from this cooperation with University of Chester, UK. We have planned for a one-semester (one-year) study abroad programme at the University of Chester”. In addition a Indo UK conference, in the field of higher education is also being worked on, besides a joint research proposal on Work Based Learning in association with British Council and University of Chester.