IIMU’s Centre for Digital Enterprise Management signs MoU with CGI
CGI to share case studies to boost research
· IIM Udaipur’s Centre for Digital Enterprise Management signed a MoU with CGI Information Systems & Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
· Company will hold knowledge transfer workshops, organise special training and consultations on the program, assist and mentor students in their projects.
December 9, 2020; Udaipur: The Indian Institute of Management Udaipur’s (IIMU) Centre for Digital Enterprise Management signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CGI Information Systems & Management Consultants Private Limited to accelerate projects, engage in knowledge transfer, and share industry-level insights. CGI is one of the largest global IT and business consulting firms in the world.
The B-school entered into the collaboration with CGI with the vision of providing industry-level exposure to its students in the form of co-creating knowledge through case studies, research papers, white papers, and developing industry-level frameworks. The B-school may also undertake CGI’s recommendations on course content.
On this association, Prof. Janat Shah, Director, IIM Udaipur, said, “The learnings from the projects and interactions with CGI will help our students become industry-ready. The practical experience of working on industry-relevant projects at the intersection of the trending technologies and business management will prepare students for the digital industry.”
“We are pleased to provide subject matter expertise for budding global managers at IIM Udaipur. We aim to inspire these students and provide insights and training on the IT industry, which will equip and enable them as they join the future digital workforce.” said George Mattackal, President, Asia Pacific Global Delivery Centers of Excellence, CGI.
CGI is certified a Top Employer 2020 in eight countries, including Belgium, Canada, Finland, Germany, India, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the UK. CGI is also certified as a Top Employer Europe for 2020. Over 14,000 professionals work out of nine offices in major cities such as Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Mumbai, and Pune.
As a part of the alliance, CGI will hold knowledge transfer workshops, organize special training and consultations on the program, assist and mentor students throughout the tenure. IIM Udaipur will also invite CGI to the final placement of the batch during the campus placement process.
IIM Udaipur launched India’s only one-year MBA program in Digital Enterprise Management last year. IIMU is accepting applications for the second batch of the program currently. IIMU’s Centre for Digital Enterprise is engaged in formalizing collaborations with other leading IT organizations for IIMU in the digital space. These engagements are for a better learning experience for the students in the Digital Enterprise Management program and their development.
About IIM Udaipur: -
The IIMs have a proud record of quality and accomplishment. IIM Udaipur is positioned to carry forward this illustrious legacy and is breaking ground by focusing on world-class research and transforming the learning of students who will be managers and leaders of tomorrow. The Institute has arrived on the global education stage by getting accreditation from the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) in merely eight years of its establishment. With this accreditation, IIM Udaipur is now counted in the same league of global institutes like Harvard Business School, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the MIT Sloan School. IIMU has recently been listed on the QS 2021 Masters in Management (MIM) Rankings as well as the Financial Times (FT) MIM Ranking 2020. IIMU is the youngest B-school in the world on both these rankings. According to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020, IIM Udaipur is ranked 17th amongst all B-Schools. IIMU is currently ranked 4th in India for research in the field of management according to the methodology used by UT Dallas which tracks publications in the leading global journals.
About CGI: -
Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest independent IT and business consulting services firms in the world. With 76,000 consultants and other professionals across the globe, CGI delivers an end-to-end portfolio of capabilities, from strategic IT and business consulting to systems integration, managed IT and business process services and intellectual property solutions. CGI works with clients through a local relationship model complemented by a global delivery network that helps clients digitally transform their organizations and accelerate results. CGI Fiscal 2020 reported revenue is C$12.16 billion and CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Learn more at cgi.com.