SAIL signs MoU with IIM, Ahmedabad for knowledge sharing

September 24th, 2008 - 10:58 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi , Sept 24 9ANI): A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Management Training Institute (MTI), the Corporate Training centre of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) and Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad here today.

The MoU was signed to meet the challenges of Human Resource Development keeping in view its ongoing modernisation and expansion programme.

Executive Director (HRD), SAIL, MTI S. P. Patnaik, and Director, IIM Ahmedabad Prof. S.K. Barua, signed the MoU in the presence of Director (Personnel)/SAIL G. Ojha. and Executive Director (Personnel and Administration)/SAIL Gautam Mukherjee at Ispat Bhavan here today.

Under the MoU, the scope of the collaborative efforts being addressed include faculty support for SAIL programmes from IIM Ahmedabad, faculty support from SAIL in IIM Ahmedabad programmes, joint research and development of case studies, special programmes for SAIL executives at IIM Ahmedabad and access to literature and library resources.

The MoU marks a significant step in the consolidation of an industry-academic interface that would enhance SAIL’’s access to knowledge about latest management practices across the world, and knowledge of good practices in SAIL can be validated and disseminated across the world in the form of case studies and references in management literature.

While strengthening SAIL’’s HRD initiatives and fructifying its future plans more effectively, the MOU is an important step undertaken in the Golden Jubilee year of production celebration to enrich management development.

In line with its sustained endeavor to enhance the exchange of knowledge with reputed knowledge institutions and to consolidate its position as a leading corporate training centre in the country, MTI/SAIL also has collaborative tie-ups with Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon, Indian Institute of Management, Indore and Indian School of Mines University, Dhanbad for exposing its managers to the latest management concepts. (ANI)

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