20th October, 2022
Xavier School of Management (XLRI) Jamshedpur recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The Trident Group on 19th October 2022 for academic collaboration to promote excellence in common areas of interest, imparting knowledge and skills that are required for XLRI students in their corporate journey. Fr. S George, S.J., Director of XLRI and Padma Shri Rajinder Gupta, Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Trident Group signed this MoU.
As a part of the MoU, Trident Group will educate and enlighten XLRI’s PGDM (GMP) students about different functions in the organization, multiple career paths and gradual progression curve. This would happen via campus engagement for the entire batch. Campus engagement programs, leadership talks, student interaction sessions will also be conducted.
Speaking on the occasion, Fr. S George, S.J., Director of XLRI said, “With a vision to nurture responsive ethical future business leaders, XLRI accepts collaborations from corporates keeping in mind the industry requirements and changing business landscape. Foreseeing these situations, XLRI has joined hands with The Trident Group. When budding business leaders interact with successful entrepreneurs, they get to know about their struggles and by taking notes of their journey it also prepares them for the struggle that they may face in the path to success.”
Padma Shri Rajinder Gupta, Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Trident Group also addressed PGDM (GM) students on the same day. He discussed how the business landscape is evolving with time and technology. He shared his entrepreneurial journey and talked about all the challenges & difficulties he faced and how he managed to overcome them. “Entrepreneurship is all about how you survive when you don’t have any options. It’s all about the mindset to tackle the problems you face in your journey”, he said.
He also spoke about the Vision of Trident and how in the coming years, they want to grow and capture the market share to survive in the textile sector. He also mentioned that they are soon going to enter the market of biofuel. The session witnessed an active participation from 120+ students and other management staff members.
XLRI as an institution aims to nurture global leaders for the greater good and we strongly believe that this collaboration will help budding executives and managers of today to hone their skills to lead their organizations in the future.