Industry Interface

The University has a strong interface with industry through collaborations, guest lectures, conclaves and executive development programs. Overall, it interfaces with more than 600 of the country’s leading companies, NGOs and law firms. IFHE has entered into collaboration with 20 international universities and nine national institutes - IGIDR, MCX India Ltd., BSE India, Indian Econometric Society, C-TARA (Indian Railways), Intelligroup, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Virtusa and Indian Institute of Capital Market. These collaborations have resulted in the joint hosting of conferences, summer internship programs, Visiting Scholar Programs with the collaborating universities and conducting MDPs for partnering organizations.

17.1 Foreign Collaborations

To promote academic and research collaboration, IFHE has partnered with several universities abroad. These collaborations presently form the base for the Visiting Scholar Program for Research Scholars. These programs are aimed at inculcating global management research skills in the students and improving their ability to engage in critical thinking and communicate effectively across cultures. The University continues to have collaborations with the following universities:

  • Syracuse University, New York, USA;
  • University of Michigan, USA
  • Bentley University, Massachusetts, USA;
  • The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA;
  • University of Memphis, Tennessee, USA;
  • Milliken University, USA;
  • Oklahoma State University, USA;
  • University of Bradford, UK;
  • Bangor University, UK;
  • University of Salford, UK;
  • University of Essex, UK;
  • Glasgow Caledonian University, UK;
  • University of Westminster, UK;
  • University of Dundee, UK;
  • University of South Australia, Australia;
  • Macquarie University, Australia;
  • Flinders University, Australia and
  • Utara Universiti, Malaysia

During the year the university has entered into collaboration with

  • SILC Business School, Shanghai University, China.
  • ICN Business School, Nancy, France