FIEO Signs MoU With Welingkar Institute Of Management (WeSchool) For Supporting Startups In Exports And Bridging Skill Gaps
To attract new entrepreneurs in exports and bridge the gap of availability of qualified skilled manpower in Exim trade, Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) signed an MoU with Prin. L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, (WeSchool) Mumbai to launch a Post Graduate Programme in Foreign Trade Management (PGP-FTM) at Mumbai.
The MoU was inked by Mr Khalid M Khan, Regional Chairman, FIEO (WR) and Dr Uday Salunkhe, Group Director, WeSchool.
The MoU, an Industry-Academia partnership, aims to jointly develop and deliver the Post Graduate Programme in Foreign Trade Management (PGP-FTM) which shall endeavour to develop the human capital for meeting the growing demand in International Trade ecosystem. The programme will broadly encompass the General Management Principles, Export-Import Procedures, Foreign Trade Management Techniques and International Marketing Concepts.
The course will equally benefit professionals working in the area of International Trade and also students aspiring to pursue a career in Export or Imports.
Speaking on the occasion Mr Khalid M Khan, Regional Chairman, FIEO (WR) said that “Academia and Industry are two different worlds which are operating in isolation, both unaware of requirements of other. Considering the dynamic changing business environment and increase in demand for skilled and industry-ready professionals, there is a felt need to develop a course that imparts both theoretical concepts and practical know-how. FTM Programme aims to achieve that .”
The duration of the programme will be 11 months and will be offered in two batches i.e. Evening classes from 6-8 pm on weekdays from Monday to Friday and Weekend classes from 9 am to 6 pm on Sunday’s.
Qualified Graduates from a recognised university can apply for direct admission to the course and the first batch will commence from August 2019.