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Industry-Academia partnership

Industry-Academia partnership

In recognition of the dire need for Industry-Academia Partnership for mutual benefit, the University puts in concerted efforts to build and nurture partnerships with the industry. These initiatives helped in making the University’s curricula of all programs contemporary, taking into account technological developments and the changing requirements of the industry and the society.

Following initiatives are taken by IUJ to nurture the partnership with industry.

  1. Seminars: IUJ conducts seminars in association with industry associations like Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on industry relevant topics (like Skill Conclave in Ranchi in association with CII).

  2. Industry-Academia Interface: IUJ conducts Industry-Academia Interface events wherein industry leaders and the University discuss the issues and concerns faced and work out plan of action to address them.

  3. Guest lectures by industry personnel: to IUJ students so that the students can understand the corporate perspectives.

  4. Continuing Education programs: in order to reskill / enhance skills of the practising managers , IUJ conducts Management Development Programs in areas like Financial Intelligence for professional Growth and effective Healthcare Management, in association with Industry associations like Indian Hospital association.

  5. The industry associations (like NHRDN) take the professional help of IUJ to judge the participants in competitions like Case Study competition. IUJ has built an active association with Institution of Engineers, wherein VC of the University was invited to be the key note speaker on Engineers Day celebrations.

  6. Recently IUJ became a Member of Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS).

  7. Industry Council
    In order to build a continuous and sustainable interface with industry, with a view to improve employability of the students, the University constituted an Industry Council ,which consists of experienced professionals from diverse industries and Alumni of the University .Membership for the Industry Council is by invitation from the University.

    The Role of the Industry Council is advisory in nature ,with following functions:
    (a) To review the programs/courses offered by the University and suggest any new programs/courses that may be added from employability perspective.
    (b) To review the curriculum for various programs offered by the University and suggest changes that may be needed from industry perspective
    (c) To review skills imparted by the University ( technical/functional/soft skills) and advise on changes that may be needed
    (d) To advise the University on how to improve its interface with industry
    (e)  Any other matters that may be in the interests of the students of the University

    Members of the Industry Council

    Prof. O R S Rao, Vice-Chancellor
    Dr. B M Singh, Registrar and Dean(FMS)
    Dr. S C Swain, Asst Dean (FMS)
    Prof. Arvind Kumar, Assoc Dean(FST)
    Prof AS Prasad, Professor (FST)
    Dr. Hari Haran, Professor (FMS)
    Mr NK Jha, Former MD, IISCO
    Dr. R K Rai , Chairman, 7 Palms Hospital and President, Indian Hospital Association
    Mr RS Mahapatro, Director Personnel , Central Coalfields Ltd
    Dr. Manish Kumar , Portfolio Manager, Dr Wealth ( IUJ Alumnus),
    Mr. Abhijeet Waibhav, Founder-Director of Virtue Wealth Counsel. IUJ Alumnus).,
    MDP on Effective Healthcare Management