Bangalore, Oct 17 (UNI) Universities 21 Global (U21 Global), a premier online Graduate School, and the Nadathur S Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL) of IIMB today announced the launch of the second batch of the Management Programme for Entrepreneurs and Family Businesses (MPEFB).
Announcing the launch, NSRCEL Chairperson Kalyani Gandhi said there was a good response from the first batch of 45 students, who had completed the programme successfully.
U21 Global, established in 2001, is an online graduate school backed by 20 world-renowned universities. It had successfully enrolled over 3,000 students from 60 countries since it opened classes in 2002.
''This course provides a unique methodology to equip them with critical business management inputs. All candidates will be awarded a certificate jointly by NSRCEL, IIMB and U21Global'', she added.
IIMB Operations Management Professor B Mahadevan said following the opening up of global trades, the need for creating entrepreneurial skills to encash the opportunity was higher. The 52-week course was divided into four terms of 13 weeks each.
U21 Global Dean (Corporate programmes) and Director of Research Prof Jeremy B Williams said ''the programme is designed to balance the time constraints that entrepreneurs face with the value of education in the best business school. Hence, with the combination of classroom teaching and web-based learning, they can avail of a diverse learning experience.'' UNI