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Updated on: Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 07:45 AM IST

FPJ-Ed: Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management introduces Executive MBA programme

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IIT Bombay’s Shailesh J Mehta School of Management on Monday inaugurated an executive education complex for its joint Executive MBA programme with Washington University in St. Louis.

Equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure that includes climate-controlled classrooms, breakout rooms, lounges, a faculty room, a conference room, and multimedia facilities that augment the learning experience of students, the education complex on the fourth floor of SJMSOM at IIT Bombay campus. It has been designed specifically to conduct the joint Executive MBA program offered by SJMSOM, IIT Bombay and the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.

Mehta, an IITB alumnus, said, “Our vision is to become a premier management school in Asia by ensuring that the SJMSOM is a world-class facility at IIT Bombay campus and to nurture the strong talent pool of students here to become future leaders. I am grateful that we are doing our bit to bridge the gap of India’s growing need for qualified leaders as it becomes a major global economy”.

Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay said, “IIT Bombay is committed to creating an environment that can nurture innovation, creativity and excellence amongst students and the Executive Education Complex at SJMSOM is a definitive step in this direction. With its world-class amenities and faculty, I am confident that this complex will promote experiential learning in a significant way.”

Programme was started in 2015. An educational complex for the programme was inaugurated today. It was launched in 2015 and is the only one in the world to confer a degree from an Indian and American university. It has 17 residency teaching modules in India and three in Washington, DC and St. Louis.

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Published on: Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 07:46 AM IST
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