The Swiss Consulate General for South India, Rolf Frei, visited the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) Satellite Campus at Infopark, Kochi.
His two days trip to the city is a part of his maiden visit to Kochi. The Consul General, who visited the campus yesterday, was welcomed and facilitated on a tour of campus by a team of IIMK faculty members and staff comprising of Prof C Raju (Chairman, EPGP), Prof. Abhilash Nair (Faculty in Finance), Col. Cedric Thomas (Academic Administration)Bhupesh (Campus Development Officer).
IIMK is the first IIM to give credence to gender diversity and champion the role of women in corporate India.
The campus would soon be launching an Executive Post Graduate Program in Management - Part Time (EPGP PT) in April this year. This would be followed by a one year full time, residential advanced post graduate program in Management for participants with substantial experience (PGPX).
Debashis Chatterjee, Director, IIMK, said as IIMK aims to work as a catalyst for creating serious academic collaborations with internationally reputed Institutions for offering high end executive programmes, the visit of Swiss Consulate General to the Kochi campus has given a major fillip to our endeavours.
Frei spke of various facets of Switzerland including its education system and commerce. He spoke on the vocational skill development program offered by the institutions in Switzerland as a public private partnership initiative.
Source :Press Trust of India