Singapore management university (SMU) is all set to expand management education in India. It had already signed an agreement with IIM Lucknow after signing six other agreements in various Indian Universities. Its plan is to expand their executive education in the country. The Singapore management university wants to spread their belief of giving holistic approach towards education through out-of-classrooms based programmes. This truly helps the student to gain inspiration and tries to give their best.
Singapore management university (SMU) has six schools of business management under them. The management school offers courses on Business Management, accountancy, Economics, law etc. the SMU also has 20 ruling research centers and they run in accordance to their corporate training and projects. It was among first youngest university to achieve accredits from the oldest global accrediting bodies.
Singapore Management University also runs executive education and development courses apart from the normal academic programs. These include the SNEF-SMU CEO Seminars and Executive skilled programme for Board Members in Challenging times. It was ranked the 52nd by the University Of Texas Dallas among all the business schools worldwide.
Singapore education ministry says that a great number of educational progammes in India since a month onwards. The deputy president of the Singapore education university, Mr. Rajendran K Srivastava said that they want to get linked up with the education system because of available research spots in India.
The university has already signed 6 MoUs with various management colleges like Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore, Indian Institute of technology and institutional of foreign exchange (IIFT), Birla Institute of Technology, Noida an Indian Institute of Rohtak. Its latest wish is to sign off the agreement in starting off an executive education program in New Delhi.
At Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, the Singapore Management Team had already started co-designing such programs in innovations. Srivastava also said that although there is one similar type of programme in Singapore Management University, but still they want to adapt it from an Indian education. The SMU is also planning to organize programs for small and medium projects in the Bombay Stock Exchange Institute by September.
Singapore Management University also plans to join the Indian Institution of Management in Bangalore in this late September to conduct a programme for certification from the Wealth Management team. The SMU team wants people with similar skills who can aid them in their programmes so that they can spread executive programmes in India. Srivastava also mentions that the part of the link between SMU and Indian education is a part of the world wide link up consisting of Asia, South East Asia and also China.