To attract new entrepreneurs in exports and bridge the gap of availability of qualified skilled manpower in Exim trade, Federation on Indian Export Organizations (FIEO) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai to launch a Post Graduate Program in Foreign Trade Management (PGP-FTM) at Mumbai.
Khalid M Khan, Regional Chairman, FIEO (WR) and Dr Uday Salunkhe, Group Director, We School signed the MOU.
The MOU, an Industry-Academia partnership, aims to jointly develop and deliver the Post Graduate Program in Foreign Trade Management (PGP-FTM) which shall endeavour to develop the human capital for meeting the growing demand in International Trade ecosystem. The program 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 the students aspiring to pursue a career in Export or Imports.
Speaking on the occasion Khalid M Khan, Regional Chairman, FIEO 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 Program aims to achieve that.”
The duration of the program will be 11 months and will be offered in two batches.Evening classes will be held from 6 pm to 8 pm on weekdays from Monday to Friday and Weekend classes from 9am to 6 pm on Sunday’s.
Qualified Graduates from recognized university can apply for direct admission to the course and the first batch will commence from August 2019 Khan said.
For more information and admission to the Post Graduate Programme in Foreign Trade Management interested students and others can contact FIEO at 022-40572222 oron e-mail [email protected]. Khan said.