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Jindal Global Business School signs MoUs with 11 Universities in 5 Countries

February 24, 2022

Jindal Global Business School (JGBS), of OP Jindal Global University (JGU), has signed 11 new Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with business schools and universities in five countries across the world.

The list of new partner institutions are as follows: 

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, United States of America

Kelley School of Business, Indiana University-Bloomington, United States of America

Florida State University, United States of America

Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University, United States of America

University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom

The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom

The University of Queensland, Australia

Faculty of Business and Economics, Macquarie University, Australia

Bond University, Australia

Frankfurt School of Finance and Economics, Germany

FPT University, Vietnam

According to the university’s press release the new MoUs create a range of opportunities for JGBS students. JGBS has partnered with one of the globe’s most recognised business schools, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, to add strong value as an elite study abroad component to its 1-year Global MBA in Business Analytics. The Thunderbird School of Global Management’s Master of Global Management (MGM) dual degree programme brings JGBS students one step closer to living and working for up to 3 years in the United States through the USA’s Optional Practical Training program. Study abroad and student exchange programmes with Florida State University and the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in the United States offer learning experiences in a global setting. 

Approximately 200 students have explored exchange and study abroad options through partnership arrangements since 2020, many of whom have pursued advanced degree programmes in top institutions in Australia, the UK, and the USA. It is worth noting that since its inception in 2010, JGBS has established international collaborations with over 72 business schools and universities in 24 different countries.

Professor (Dr.) C Raj Kumar, Founding Vice-Chancellor of OP Jindal Global University, explained that “These partnerships are developed to enable the students of JGBS to enrol in international business and management education programmes with our partner institutions. The vision of JGU since our inception has been to constantly provide quality global education experiences for our students so that we produce globally oriented business professionals. The institutional opportunities created by JGBS have provided students with strong levels of global exposure through exchange programmes, immersion programmes, dual degree programmes, and short-term study abroad programmes. Additionally, JGBS has exploited the potential of blended learning and hybrid education to help our students continue to reap the benefits of international collaboration through various technological platforms.” 

Professor (Dr.) Mayank Dhaundiyal, Dean, JGBS, observed that “as the country’s top global business school, JGBS is committed to providing world-class international mobility options to the students of JGBS. The students of JGBS have access to more than 70 partner business schools and universities located in five continents, providing them with an unparalleled network for international mobility. Today’s supply chains frequently span multiple continents and countries, necessitating the presence of business professionals who are well travelled and capable of fostering synergies between diverse business teams operating in disparate geographies. Our international student mobility programmes assist our management students in preparing for these critical and rewarding positions. “

JGBS explored and developed unique pedagogical options with select partners such as Monash University and Singapore Management University to bring global classrooms to student homes by organising “first of its kind” collaboratively taught online short-term immersions in niche areas of business-like social enterprise and sustainable business and management. More than 100 students from JGBS and partner institutions combined have benefited from the various online programmes and have had the opportunity to build a community through virtual platforms. All these collaborations have resulted in deeper relationships between the institutions in the form of joint research and advanced degree programmes.

Also read: Jindal Global Business School produces 162 Scopus indexed Publications

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