IIM-Bangalore signed an agreement with Toulouse Business School recently to set up an executive general management program in Aerospace and Aviation Management. The course is sponsored by Airbus, which is headquartered in Toulouse.
The Institute will enroll up to 75 students each year in the program, which will be conducted by Toulouse Business School."India is one of the fastest developing countries in the aviation market and is also one of the richest talent pools for the next generation of business leaders. We want the best to enter the exciting world of aviation," says Dwarkanath Srinivasan, CEO, Airbus India. The program sponsored by Airbus is being described as the first of its kind in the country and the two-year part-time degree course with a view to developing and nurturing local talent in the field of aerospace."With more passengers flying each year in India, there is an increasing need for expertise in the aviation business," he added.
"The partnership has been established to address the need for developing the next generation of Indian aviation professionals," says Jacques Igalens, Dean of Toulouse Business School. Director in-charge of IIM-Bangalore, Devanath Tirupati, says that students would also have the option of earning an Aerospace MBA degree from Toulouse Business School.