The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore on Thursday will inaugurate the India-Japan Study Centre in its campus.
The Centre aims to strengthen economic and educational ties through teaching, research, and policy outreach efforts.
“The India-Japan Study Centre will act as a platform for intellectual gathering. Scholars, students, government agencies and industry leaders of the two countries will come together to promote bilateral understanding and research,” said Krishna Sundar D, IIMB Production and Operations faculty and Chair of the India-Japan Study Centre.
IIMB director G Raghuram said the India-Japan Study Centre will play a vital role in promoting cooperation and educational ties between the two countries. “There is a lot to learn from Japan on infrastructure and technology fronts management. And we can offer them insights of India’s startup culture.”
According to reports, IIMB is planning to offer dual degree programs in association with Hitotsubashi University and other universities in Japan. The institution is also planning to offer customised electives and immersion programmes for exchange students of the partnering universities. Moreover, An Executive General Management Program (EGMP) for executives in Japanese companies in India may also be offered.