Imperial will strengthen its existing role as a mentor to the ADSM
The Partnership between the schools was signed on May 13, 2015 at the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce (the photo above was copied from the Imperial’s Business School website).
The following text was copied from the ADSM website:
UAE – The Abu Dhabi School of Management (ADSM), a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Chamber , an educational institution dedicated to developing the UAE’s future entrepreneurial leaders, has today (Wednesday, May 13, 2015) agreed a partnership with Imperial College Business School,part of Imperial College London, one of the world’s leading universities for science, technology, engineering and medicine.The partnership was officially sealed during a signing ceremony held at the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the presence of H.E. Mohamed Helal Al Muhairi, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry ; Prof. G. ‘Anand’ Anandalingam, Dean of Imperial College Business School; and Prof. Abdullah Abonamah, President of the Abu Dhabi School of Management.
Under the terms of the partnership, Imperial will strengthen its existing role as a mentor to the ADSM, provide guidance on academic research and support ADSM’s teaching and academic quality review services. The two organizations are also exploring the possibility of student and faculty exchanges in future.
As one of the world’s leading business schools, Imperial College Business School ranked 3rd in Europe and 10th in the world in the 2013 World University Rankings. The partnership with Imperial will therefore provide ADSM with access to some of the best business and entrepreneurship resources, practices and expertise currently available.
H.E. Al Muhairi said: “We are very excited over the numerous possibilities the partnership with Imperial College Business School opens up. Imperial’s global expertise combined with ADSM’s local knowledge will groom a new generation of leaders capable of effectively addressing challenges and formulating innovative solutions amidst a rapidly evolving global business landscape.”
Prof. G. ‘Anand’ Anandalingam, Dean of Imperial College Business School said,”We are delighted to be working with the Abu Dhabi School of Management. This relationship allows us to continue sharing our unique approach to business education, technology and entrepreneurship with new audiences in Abu Dhabi and the UAE, while benefitting from ADSM’s valuable local and regional business insights.”
Will Innovation will be at the core of this Partnership?
Innovation and Entrepreneurship (See graphic below) is one of three departments at Imperial’s Business School. We expect the Partnership to make innovation a central piece of its platform.
If you’ve read our previous Weekly Blasts, you are aware the UAE plans to be the “Most Innovative Country in the World by 2021.” This Partnership could play a key role in achieving this goal.
Our next Blast will share information on Innovation UAE:It’s the Official Summit for Arab Innovation and Education, which will be held September 6-8, 2015 in Abu Dhabi
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You can read more about the Partnership by viewing the posts from Imperial College London Business School and The Abu Dhabi School of Management.
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