IMT Ghaziabad and Genpact Limited have signed a MoU to develop and implement analytics elective for the two year PGDM program. The term of the MoU is five years and students of the program will be eligible for employment in Genpact’s analytics practice upon completion of the course.
IMT Ghaziabad would develop and design the course in detail whereas Genpact will add the industry perspective in the course conceptualization, skills development and the training faculty. Genpact will also provide the necessary support through guest lectures and arranging mid-term and extended internship projects for the IMT Ghaziabad students in order to gain experience on real time data, projects and research papers at Genpact. The course aims to provide both theoretical and practical experience in analytics as applied in different industries.
Talking about the MoU, Dr. Bibek Banerjee, Director, IMT Ghaziabad said, “This is a great opportunity for our students as this program gives them the liberty to speed track their careers in one of the fastest growing areas in the industry. Our students will also get valuable industry experience which will help them grow and build successful careers.” He also added, “This initiative is yet another step towards the bigger goal of a new academic curriculum that IMT has developed around the theme of ‘Global Breadth, India Depth’, a first of its kind in the arena of management education. Further, it is a significant example of synergistic collaboration between academia and industry that is designed to focus on future needs of the economy – a cause that IMT Ghaziabad is firmly committed to.”
“The emergence of big data, regulatory changes and social media are causing a big shift in the way businesses operate and students of IMT will learn how to combine process, analytics and technology to make organisations smarter in this dynamic new world, ” said Pankaj Kulshreshtha, senior vice president and business leader — Smart Decision Services — analytics and research, Genpact.
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