A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between IIM Shillong and Clark University was signed to promote student exchange programmes. The scope of the MoU also covers sharing of academic research, faculty, and professional staff members, between the two institutions.
Clark University’s Dean and Professor at the School of Management, Alan Eisner, and Graduate Admissions Counsellor, Jayantanuj Das, visited IIM Shillong to sign the agreement.
IIM Director Prof DP Goyal said that “the collaboration between IIM Shillong and Clark University will give IIM Shillong students access to international research and study opportunities as well as international job placements. It will assist in raising the institution’s profile in the worldwide market, boost the calibre of students at IIM Shillong, and attract more foreign companies for hiring IIM Shillong pass-outs. The collaboration’s objective is to provide participants with the information they need to adopt an outcome-based learning method, which will teach them how to start, run, and grow their enterprises in the real world.”
This MoU, and the many others signed till date, will give faculty and learners at IIM Shillong increased opportunities for travelling to, and working and studying in globally-reputed management institutes, IIM Shillong said in a press release today.
This is one of the numerous advantages of internationalising higher education in India, along with language training, orientations and preparatory courses, collaborative research projects, information sharing about conferences and workshops and mutual support, it added.