Jammu, Mar 18: Adding another feather in its a cap, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Jammu has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Estonian Business School for academic and research exchange, officials said on Saturday.
IIM Jammu officials said, “The MoU was signed by Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu, and Prof. Meelis Kitsing, Rector, Estonian Business School, Estonia in online mode.”
Speaking on occasion, Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu said, “It is a positive step towards absorbing the best practices in research and teaching from the top business schools worldwide.
“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 the institutes through student, and faculty exchange, technology transfer, and research programs,” he added.
Prof Meelis Kitsing, Rector, Estonian Business School, Estonia said that the collaboration between the two institutes will help develop competence in key areas ranging from the development of educational and training programmes to long-range planning and institutional development.
“The collaboration between the two reputed Institutes will give a leading edge to the research output of Estonian Business School, Estonia, he added.
Dean of Academics at IIM-Jammu Jabir Ali said the two institutions have agreed to work in areas such as student exchange, faculty exchange, joint management development programmes, executive education programmes, and organising joint research programmes and conferences.

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