The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B) has undergone an agreement with Toulouse Business School in France, with an objective of setting up India's first executive general management programme in aerospace and aviation management.
This will be IIMs opening move towards teaching and research collaboration with the corresponding Institution. The official release mentioned that with an aim to develop aerospace management education in India, ‘Airbus’ will sponsor the 2-year part-time degree programme that will help to develop and nurture local talent in the field of aerospace.
Aerospace MBA altogether a new course in India, to be conducted by well-established Toulouse Business School shall bring up to 75 students taking admissions in this course.
Since India is a growing market and among the fastest developing countries in the aviation market with having vast pool of talent pools will prove beneficial for the forthcoming generation of Business leaders, said Dwarkanath Srinivasan, CEO of Airbus India.
The course is to produce Indian Aviation professionals.
Professor Devanath Tirupati, Director-in-charge of IIM Bangalore told that participants in the course will have more prospects opened for them, after earning a degree in Aerospace MBA from Toulouse Business School.