19 Dec 2018 19:26 IST

Great Lakes signs agreement with Babson College, US

MoU to foster mutually beneficial entrepreneurship programmes

Great Lakes Institute of Management has signed a memorandum of understanding with Babson College, Massachusetts, US, that intends to foster and facilitate a mutually beneficial collaboration between the institutions in areas such as student programmes through capstone entrepreneurial leadership learning experience; faculty programmes through Symposia of Entrepreneurship Educators to develop faculty to teach entrepreneurship, and family entrepreneurship programmes.

Dr Tom Simon, Managing Director, The Babson Collaborative, Babson College, US, and Dr Bala V Balachandran, Founder, Dean & Chairman Great Lakes Institute of Management, India, signed the MoU last week.

An independent, not-for-profit institution, Babson is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and the EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the focus of its education is on entrepreneurship.

In the 2015–2016 academic year, more than 2,100 undergraduate and 900 graduate students attended Babson, representing more than 80 countries.

Caption: Dr Tom Simon, Managing Director, The Babson Collaborative, Babson College, US, and Dr Bala V Balachandran, Founder, Dean & Chairman, Great Lakes Institute of Management, India, sign an MoU

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