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Top Indian management institute to open first overseas branch in Dubai

IIM-A, which has world famous alumni, will offer executive education in the fast-growing region


Top-ranked Indian management school, the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has announced an extension center outside India. In an MoU signed with UAE-based Indian group BRS Ventures, IIM-A will provide academic and training expertise, which will be supported by BRS’s infrastructure, industry links, and logistics.

The center will have executive education and public policy programs, along with customized training. The institute’s alumni include Dr. Raghuram Rajan, the former IMF Chief Economist who was also the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. Others include Ajay Singh Banga, the President and CEO of MasterCard.

IIM-A considers Dubai a gateway to the MENA region, which has been identified as one of the growth regions in the next decade.


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