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Portal for the India Initiatives at SMU: MoUs with Indian Partners

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Singapore Management University and the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, have signed an agreement that focuses on:

  • The exchange of information and academic materials.
  • Visits by and exchange of research and teaching staff.
  • Visits by and exchange of students.
  • Development of collaborative research projects.
  • Organisation of joint academic activities such as lectures, seminars, conferences and courses.

Bombay Stock Exchange Institute

Singapore Management University (SMU) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Institute have an alliance that seeks to:

  • Jointly design and offer a short duration exchange programme at SMU for BSE Institute’s global immersion programme. BSE Institute will also host a programme for SMU students in Mumbai.
  • Jointly design and launch Management Development Programmes for Asian markets.
  • Jointly design and offer post-graduate certificate programme in areas related to financial markets.
  • Carry out joint research in the area of capital markets ,especially related to the Asian region and BRICs.
  • Work on student internships and exchange programmes.
  • Host joint events and programmes.

Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

Singapore Management University (SMU) and the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM, Bangalore), have an academic alliance that focuses on:

  • Jointly designing and offering executive education programmes.
  • Conducting joint research in areas of mutual interest.
  • Providing mentorship for each others’ post-graduate students in research.
  • Organising summer/winter research institutes.
  • Organising faculty exchanges and potentially short duration joint appointments.
  • Exploring the design, development and delivery of a joint programme leading to certifications from both SMU and IIM, Bangalore.

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Singapore Management University and the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT, Kanpur), have an academic alliance that seeks to:

  • Design, develop and deliver certificate and degree programmes spanning engineering and management disciplines
  • Explore co-designing and developing a Master of Science in Innovation programme.
  • Explore jointly designing, developing and delivering joint executive education programmes.
  • Explore faculty exchanges and consider short duration joint appointments.
  • Explore the possibility of providing opportunities to IIT, Kanpur, faculty for joint research.
  • Co-host summer innovation workshops focusing on management of innovations.
  • Facilitate interaction and support for member companies in each other's business incubation operations.

Birla Institute of Management Technology

The alliance between Singapore Management University and the Birla Institute of Management Technology focuses on:

  • Jointly designing, launching and conducting in India short duration certificate programmes in Management Education.
  • Exploring the possibility of collaborating in other areas of mutual interest.

Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak

The agreement between Singapore Management University and the Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak (IIM, Rohtak), focuses on:
  • Promoting academic exchange and cooperation between SMU and IIM, Rohtak, in areas such as but not limited to exchange of faculty members, invitations for visiting faculty/scholars, conferences/workshops, and organise faculty research workshops and symposiums; and exchange of students.
  • Offering specially designed programmes of study/activities in various areas, including executive education, workshops, conferences and case initiatives.                                                                                                                                                          
  • Encouraging cultural exchange.
  • Identifying and aligning existing centres or departments or other arms at each institution which share common interests or areas of excellence so as to help advance Indo-Singapore academics and businesses under the collaborative umbrella contemplated hereunder.
  • Pursuing other mutually advantageous undertakings.

Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow

Singapore Management University and the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow  (IIM, Lucknow), have an academic alliance that seeks to:

  • Provide opportunities for faculty, post-doctoral and doctoral students to organise and attend research workshops and seminars on topics of joint interest and provide research assistance on projects in research centres at both institutions.
  • Explore sharing access to pedagogical development mechanisms such as teaching effectiveness workshops.
  • Invite doctoral students and junior faculty to participate in summer/winter institutes hosted by each institution and explore opportunities to co-host such institutes.
  • Explore the possibility of jointly designing, developing and delivering executive education programme(s) in specific areas of interest to both institutions to companies with businesses in Singapore and Lucknow/Uttar Pradesh.
  • Explore the possibility of providing opportunities to their faculty for joint research in areas of mutual interest.
  • Explore faculty exchanges and consider short duration joint appointments.
  • Explore collaboration with other academic institutions and universities to form a consortium to share elective courses and other teaching resources.
  • Explore designing, developing and delivering jointly programme(s) leading to certifications from both SMU and IIM, Lucknow, bearing in mind the regulatory restrictions faced by IIML and SMU and the need for each institution to obtain corporate approval for such programme(s).
  • Explore student exchange programme(s).

BML Munjal University, Gurgaon

Singapore Management University (SMU) and BML Munjal University, Gurgaon (BMU), signed an agreement focusing on the following areas:

  • Consider opportunities for faculty, post-doctoral and doctoral students to organise and attend research workshops and seminars on topics of joint interest and provide research assistance on projects in research centres at both institutions.
  • Consider providing mentorship for post-graduate and PhD students in research.
  • Explore sharing access to pedagogical development mechanisms such as teaching effectiveness workshops.
  • Invite doctoral students and junior faculty to participate in summer/winter institutes hosted by each Institution and explore opportunities for co-hosting such institutes.
  • Explore the possibility of jointly designing, developing and delivering executive education programme/s in specific areas of interest to both institutions to companies co-located in Singapore and Gurgaon.
  • Consider hosting MBA students for short visits and possibly organising customised lessons and visits to companies for the students.
  • Consider facilitating corporate immersion programme for the other institution’s faculty in their country.
  • Explore the possibility of providing opportunities to their faculty for joint research in areas of mutual interest.
  • Explore faculty exchanges and consider short duration joint appointments.
  • Explore designing, developing and delivering jointly a programme/s leading to certifications/degrees from both SMU and BMU bearing in mind the regulatory restrictions faced by BMU and SMU and the need for each institution to obtain corporate approval for such programme/s.
  • Explore doing case research collaborations and provide opportunities for their faculty to develop their cases with regard to companies of interest located either in Singapore or India.
  • Open summer programmes to the students from both institutions.
  • Open library membership to students on exchange at each partner institution.
  • Explore developing country immersion programmes where SMU students attend selected modules at BMU.
  • Explore involvement of students in co-curricular activities and overseas community development projects at each partner institution.

Indian School of Business, Hyderabad

Singapore Management University (SMU) and the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad (ISB), inked an agreement to explore the following collaboration:

  • Consider opportunities for faculty, post-doctoral and doctoral students to organise and attend research workshops and seminars on topics of joint interest and provide research assistance on projects in research centres at both institutions.
  • Consider providing mentorship for post-graduate students in research.
  • Explore sharing access to pedagogical development mechanisms such as teaching effectiveness workshops.
  • Invite doctoral students and junior faculty to participate in summer/winter institutes hosted by each Party and explore opportunities for co-hosting such institutes.
  • Explore the possibility of jointly designing, developing and delivering executive education programme/s in specific areas of interest to both institutions to companies co-located in Singapore and Hyderabad.
  • Explore the possibility of providing opportunities to their faculty for joint research in areas of mutual interest.
  • Explore faculty exchanges and consider short duration joint appointments.
  • Explore designing, developing and delivering jointly a programme/s leading to certifications from both SMU and ISB bearing in mind the regulatory restrictions faced by ISB and SMU and the need for each Party to obtain corporate approval for such programme/s.
  • Explore student exchange programme.
  • Open library membership to students on exchange at each partner institution.
  • Explore organising student competitions comprising students from both Parties.
  • Explore involvement of students in co-curricular activities at each partner institution.
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