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IMI-Kolkata welcomes the delegation from North South University (NSU), Dhaka at the campus on 4th June 2014

Open MDP at IMI-Kolkata

Date : 04 Jun 2015

Duration: 1 days

Programme Director : Dr. Amin U. Sarkar

In a significant development, Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will represent India during their visit to Bangladesh on 6th June 2015. The visit is an initiative to further strengthen the relationship between India and Bangladesh.

It is in this prevailing context that International Management Institute Kolkata (IMI-Kolkata) has taken a step forward to establish a relationship among academicians from both India and Bangladesh. A delegation from Bangladesh’s prestigious private North South University (NSU) in Dhaka, led by Vice-Chancellor Dr. Amin U. Sarkar (prior Dean of the School of Business at Alabama A&M University in Alabama, USA), is visiting Business Schools in India. The team has indicated that IMI-Kolkata should be chosen as their academic partners in eastern India. In this context, IMI-Kolkata has cordially invited the visiting team to IMI-Kolkata campus on 4th June 2015 at 9.45am.

NSU is the first private university promoted by several business leaders/philanthropists in Bangladesh. Members of the visiting team accompanying Dr. Sarkar include the Dean of the School of Business, Dr. Mahboob Rahman; the Chair of the Board of Trustees, Mr. Benazir Ahmed; Joint Secretary – Board of Trusties, Ms. Quazi Romena Hafiz; and a select few Board Members.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) will be signed on the 4th of June for academic collaboration between IMI-Kolkata and NSU Dhaka encompassing areas of mutual benefit and interest, such as joint research projects, publications, executive/management development programmes, exchange programmes for students and faculty members, bilateral consultancy projects, etc.

This initiative will further enhance IMI-Kolkata’s vision to be a center of excellence in higher education on a global platform.

List of the Visiting Team

Sl. No.Title/Function
1. Mr. Benajir Ahmed
Mr. Benajir Ahmed
Chairman Board of Trustees Founder Life Member, NSU Trust Former President, Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry Managing Director & CEO Raymond Group of Industries Tel. +880 2 9564279, 8117296, 8118958.
2. Mr. Azim Uddin Ahmed
Mr. Azim Uddin Ahmed
Member Board of Trustees Founder Life Member,NSU Trust Chairman, Mutual Group of Companies Tel. +880 2 9559585, 9550323, 955051
3. Mrs. Yasmin Kamal
Mrs. Yasmin Kamal
Member Board of Trustees Founder Life Member, NSU Trust Director, Minhaz Group of Industries Tel. +880 2 9883543
4. Mrs. Rehana Rahman
Mrs. Rehana Rahman
Member Board of Trustees Founder Life Member, NSU Trust Managing Director, Bengal Tradeways Ltd. Tel. +880 2 9892743, 9896354
5. Prof. Amin U. Sarkar, Ph.D.
Prof. Amin U. Sarkar, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor & CEO, North South University Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley M.A., University of California, Berkeley
6. Prof. Bijoy K. Sahoo, Ph.D.
Prof. Bijoy K. Sahoo, Ph.D..
Consultant, Education Quality, North South University Ph.D., University of South Carolina MBA, University of South Carolina
7. Prof. Mohammad Mahboob Rahman, Ph.D.
Prof. Mohammad Mahboob Rahman, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Business and Economics, North South University Ph.D., (Business Administration) The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS BS (Business Administration) University of Central Missouri, MO
8. Ms. Quazi Romena Hafiz Joint Secretary, Board of Trusties



IMI-Kolkata signs MOU with North South University