Indore (Madhya Pradesh): To strengthen the academic relations between India and the UAE, the Indian Institute of Management Indore has partnered with one of the leading educational institutes, Abu Dhabi School of Management (ADSM), in the Emirates United Arabs.
The MoU was signed by the Director of IIM Indore, Prof. Himanshu Rai, and the President of ADSM, Prof. Abdullah El-Kwafi Abonamah.
Rai noted that ADSM aims to train managers and entrepreneurial leaders with knowledge and skills that meet international standards to contribute to sustainable socio-economic development in the knowledge economy. “It aligns with IIM Indore’s mission to develop socially conscious leaders, managers and entrepreneurs who contribute to nation building,” he said.
This association with ADSM will provide a platform for students from both nations to come together, learn and share experiences, cultures and values. “We plan to offer joint programs and dual degree courses which will be submitted to the UAE Ministry of Education commission for academic accreditation,” he said.
The association also includes student and faculty exchange programs, the promotion of activities that encourage joint research, the exchange of educational data for training purposes, and the conduct of conferences, conferences and workshops.
Abonamah expressed his joy at the collaboration with IIM Indore. He said that this partnership will help both institutions to mutually benefit from substantial achievements in research, education and international collaboration. “We strongly believe that our involvement with IIM Indore will further enhance opportunities for collaborative research, in addition to promoting and encouraging the exchange of academic staff and students,” he said.
Valid for five years, the MoU will strengthen academic relations between IIM Indore and ADSM and facilitate a pathway for scholars from both countries to come together and contribute to research in mutual interests, said a press release issued by IIM Indore.