International Relations Committee
IMT Ghaziabad is ranked 3rd as per NHRDN report for its International relations, and the International relations Office at IMT Ghaziabad strives to live up to this by continuing to engage in new partnerships. Today IMT, Ghaziabad boasts of having partnerships with over 75 institutes across the world. Spearheaded by the dynamic and enthusiastic, Dr. Jayanthi Ranjan, along with her student committee the International Relations works at three different levels. The level one is an exchange program that includes one or two term exchange with partners. The level two exchange programs are STEP’s (Short term exchange programs) where student from partner schools come to IMT, Ghaziabad for a short period of two weeks, for intensive sessions of classroom lectures, industrial and cultural visits and projects. Level 3 are collaborative programs where in students from IMT and partner institutes work together on field practicums, short term consulting assignments and live projects. International linkages continues to be one of the strongest pillars of IMT Ghaziabad, and International Relations Committee looks forward to strengthen its ties with the existing partner universities and try and establish new ones to help make our presence felt globally.
Senior IRC Team
The names are in the following order:
Bottom Row(L to R): Rahul Jain, Harshul Sharma, Jayant Parasramka, Kartik Saxena, Manubhav Goel, Joseph George, Nikhil Thomas, Nipun Malik
Middle Row(L to R): Tanvi Menghani, Shivi Srivastava, Esheta Dua, Varsha Arvind, Shreya Bisht, Kajal Verma, Ramaa Balasubramanian, Deepshikha Sarin, Shikha Singh, Keerthana Sasikumar, Annamma Joseph
Top Row(L to R): Kireet Jain, Hridyesh Basall, Ankush Kunzru, Manik Gupta, Shashwat Gupta, Priyanka Thaman
Junior IRC Team
The names are in the following order:
Left to right (top row) – Anoop Pillai, Aayush Srivastava, Shashwat Chugh, Shantanu Gupta, Allan Joseph, Karthik Mahadevan
Left to Right (top Middle row) – Ankit Kumar, Kunj Karve, Sai Pavan Reddy, Libin Joshua, Harsh Gulati, Rohit Kashyap
Left to Right (bottom middle row) – Pushkala Venkiteswaran, Anushka Singh, Aadya Gupta, Sowmya Sharma, Ratula Halder, Arcot Ravi
Left to Right (Bottom Row) – Dhritti Bhattacharyya, Divyangi Verma, Farah Irani, Anubhuti Mathur, Vikram Ojha
Students on Exchange – Every year International Relations facilitates exchange programs for the students of its batch from selection of colleges to helping the students avail of appropriate tickets and VISA services
Faculty on Exchange – International relations also overlooks the faculty exchange programs for IMT, Ghaziabad. Eminent faculty goes on exchange to choicest of our partner institutes to teach a gamut of courses. Also, we look after hosting experienced and renowned professors from our partner institutes to our Campus in hope to build stronger relations with our Partners.
STEP and Practicums – We conduct Short term exchange programs with our partner institutes. These STEPs’ essentially comprises of intensive sessions of classroom lectures, industrial and cultural visits and projects.
Language Classes – International Relations also organizes Spanish, French and German classes, for 3 months typically from October to December, for the students, to help them prepare better for their exchange programs.
Radius – International Relations also publishes newsletters which are circulated internationally to all our partner institutes, giving insights into the latest happenings of IMT and our international linkages.
Students on Exchange – At present around 80+ students are gearing up to go on their exchange terms from January- March 2014, to fourteen of our exchange partners. This esteemed list of our partner institutes includes IPADE Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirreccion de Empresa (Mexico), Grenoble Ecole de Management (France), Leipzig Graduate School of Managemen(Germany), ESC Rennes School of Business (France), Euromed Marseille Ecole de Management (France), EM Strasbourg Business School(France), ALBA Graduate Business School (Greece), Burgundy School of Business (France), Chonnam National University (South Korea), Nottingham Trent University (United Kingdom) ,Rouen Business School(France), Toulouse Business School(France), University of Stellenbosch(South Africa) and Universidad De Navarra(Spain).
Faculty on Exchange – We also have exchange programs for faculty members in which experienced professors from IMT Ghaziabad visit partner institutes to teach specialized courses. This year a couple of our esteemed faculty like Prof.V.K.Gupta, Prof. Shubhadeep Bhattacharya, Prof. Ashish Verma visited institutes like Normandy Business School (France), University of HAIFA (ISRAEL), KIMEP (Kazakhastan).
International Relations also facilitates for the professors from our partner institutes to come and teach courses at IMT. This year we had the privilege of hosting Prof. Kongkiti Phusavat from University of Kasetsart who taught Quality Management & Six Sigma, Prof. Birud Sindhav from University of Nebraska, Omaha gave a seminar on Doing business in China for IMT Faculty, Prof. Mikołaj Pindelski from Warsaw School of Economics who taught Service operations Management. At present on our campus we are delighted to have Prof. David Newlands from IESEG (France) who teaches a course on Operations Strategy.
STEP – We take pride in announcing that as a result of a series of successful STEP, we have signed a MoU with an Indo-German export promotion NGO under the ministry of commerce and are working with them on innovative programs. Continuing our association with Sampoerna Business School, Indonesia, five of our very talented students from IMT, Ghaziabad did short term programs with the institute. There are also ongoing efforts to organize faculty visits from Indonesia to India, which would further strengthen the relationships between two institutes. Twenty six students of IMT this year had been for STEP program to Dubai. It was an intensive program which touched upon topics such as Doing Business in Dubai, Islamic Finance and Banking, Economic policies in GCC, Oil and Economic Development etc. There were also Industry visits organized to Khalifa Industrial Zone(KIZAD) Abu Dhabi, Lamprell Group and Camelicious. Students of International Business School of Service Management, Germany visited our campus from 19th October 2013 to 25th October 2013 for a short term exchange program which was packed with lectures, field and industrial visits and also a leisure trip to Agra.
Practicums – International Relations Committee is now hosting the students of Copenhagen Business School, Denmark for their visit to India from 19th November 2013 to 28th November 2013.
Language Classes – The International Relations strives all year long to deliver at all the three levels and besides these we also organize Spanish, French and German classes for the students of IMT, Ghaziabad which saw great enthusiasm from the student community of IMT. The students are being taught by experienced faculty from the Alhambra Institute and would be certified for successful completion of the course.
International Newsletter – IRC’s official newsletter Radius was published in November 2013 which included exchange experiences of faculties and students, and highlighted the benefits of being on an exchange program.