Drs. Monomita Nandy, David Sarpong and Claire Donovan were invited to visit higher education institutions in India, to explore opportunities for collaboration between Brunel Business School and those institutions.
First, they visited the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, where they held several meetings with the institute’s director, the research director, deans, various programme leaders and other members of staff, to discuss future research collaborations.
In the future, the two institutions plan to hold joint events, conferences, summer schools, staff and student exchange programmes, and guest edit joint special issues in esteemed journals. Furthermore, Drs David Sarpong and Claire Donovan delivered a research seminar, which was attended by local PhD and MBA students, as well as staff.
The Brunel team also ran an impact building workshop with a local magistrate and collector, and his team members.
Furthermore, the Brunel team visited the local market to gather insight, and worked on various business ideas.
The Brunel delegation also visited Kolkata, where they held meetings with our existing partner, the University of Engineering and Management, in Kolkata, to discuss future events. Furthermore, they held meetings with Xavier institute, and they met with a non-governmental organisation to work on a large grant for the National Agricultural and Development Bank of India (NABARD).
For further information regarding Brunel Business School’s International partnerships, please contact the Business School’s Director of Internationalisation, Dr Nandy.