Management Development Institute (MDI),in its endeavor to establish academia and industry collaborations has signed a major MoU with Maruti Suzuki India.
This agreement has been done to engage in constructive partnerships at multiple levels including the area of research,training,academic programmes and conferences.
The tie-up is an important step in the two way industry-academia partnership which MDI is deliberating upon. MDI,being the market leader in executive education in India would undertake competency development programmes for different levels of executives at Maruti.
The agreement envisions utilizing the excellent intellectual resource and infrastructure of MDI to facilitate Maruti in its various areas of talent and organization development. Speaking on the occasion,Dr B S Sahay said,With this tie-up MDI is looking at a partnership beyond that as MDI and Maruti will now work together in doing joint research,organizing conferences and writing case studies. This would help in creating knowledge for the larger interest of society.
S Y Siddiqui commended MDIs efforts towards bringing the industry and academia closer. Speaking on the tie-up,he said Maruti Suzuki which already has a track record of nurturing and producing outstanding managers through its impeccable work culture will derive further benefits through this association.