Mahindra University has announced the launch of its School of Management from the 2021-2022 academic session in academic partnership with Cornell University’s SC Johnson College of Business, New York, USA. Three UG programs, BA in Economics & Finance, BBA in Digital Technologies and BBA in Computational Business Analytics (an interdisciplinary program with the École Centrale School of Engineering), will be offered from this academic year through this collaboration.
The Mahindra University School of Management (MU-SoM) will benefit significantly from Cornell University’s expertise in curriculum development, faculty exchange programs including some specialty courses delivery by the Cornell faculty to Mahindra University students, as well as student immersion at Cornell.
According to the university’s press release The School of Management’s curriculum will be aligned with industry needs, strong research orientation, quality faculty pool, and a student-centric pedagogy. In addition, the Mahindra Group connection will ensure that the resilience of the programs can be tested with industry requirements on a regular basis.
The university plans to begin with undergraduate programs in the coming 2021-22 session and then add post-graduate and PhD programs as well as management development programs in course of time. All the programs will emphasise moral values and business ethics, importance of critical thinking and sharpening of problem-solving skills. In addition, the leadership of the university has worked with industry experts to identify the specific technological competencies that students need to graduate with in order to enhance their employability.
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