The T A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) strives to be a global business school, with a mission of developing global wealth creators. The challenges of emerging business models and changing realities of the global business environment require global resources. TAPMI believes that today’s business students must be sufficiently exposed to global markets as economic interdependence has gained eminence over geographic boundaries. We develop competent faculty and students to work in an increasingly interdependent world through specially designed exchange programs.
It is critical for leaders of today to have a global mindset to navigate through different cultures, economies, and markets. TAPMI’s exchange programs enable students to spend a term at one of our partner institutions abroad in order to deepen their global exposure. We groom students to become managers with an international outlook. Our exchange partners are selected based on their reputations, excellence and their fit with the TAPMI’s curriculum, structure, and academic calendar.
The TAPMI-Macquarie exchange program allows students to spend a term at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Opportunities are created to expand and enrich knowledge through academic and cultural exchange in teaching, research and other programs and activities. The collaboration enables the exchange of students and faculty, joint research activities, joint conferences, and other academic meetings, exchange of academic materials and information.
School of Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok
Spend a rigourous term abroad on exchange at School of Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok. An AACSB accredited institution that allows for student and faculty exchange as well as joint research and training collaboration of faculty, of both institutions.
A brief status of TAPMI’s initiatives on global business school linkages are given below:
Taking another step towards nurturing future managers with a global mindset, TAPMI signed a MoA with Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Manila on November 12th, 2010. This paved the way for the institutes to work together on students and faculty exchange programs and also collaborative research projects. The other institutes with which AIM, Manila has exchange programs in India are IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta and XLRI, Jamshedpur.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed with Sheffield Hallam University, UK for student and faculty exchanges. The first student exchange under this MoU was scheduled during September-December, 2009, under which five TAPMI PGDM students visited and studied at the Sheffield Hallam University.
The MoU with Oakland University, Michigan, USA was renewed in January, 2007. TAPMI and Oakland’s School of Business Administration have planned to work on a global team project for students during the Spring semester.
A MoU between Hoshule Darmsadt University of Applied Science, Hesse, Germany, The University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, and T A Pai Management Institute, Manipal facilitates offering a joint Global MBA program.
TAPMI collaborated with St. Mary’s college, California, USA for a program on the business environment in India. A cohort of 21 members participating in St. Mary’s Trans-Global MBA program, senior executives of US companies attended the customized program offered by TAPMI. This program was a unique blend of class room sessions and industry visits for 2 days (August 13-14, 2009).
Faculty collaborations for research at individual level with Quinnipiac University, Connecticut, USA, Wakeforest University, NC, and Emory University, Atlanta in the US are underway.
TAPMI is also in talks with University, New Zealand, Glamorgan Business School, UK and the Luleå University of Technology, Sweden for academic linkages.
2 PGP students from TAPMI visited the Sheffield Hallam University as part of the Exchange Program.