25th Feb, 2022
XLRI Jamshedpur entered into an MoU recently in an international partnership with Rutgers Business School, Rutgers University, one of the top and oldest Universities in the US in various areas that include exchange of students and faculty members, sharing research documents, collaborative and research projects and educational programming and development of a joint or double masters degree programs. As a first step, the partnership embarks on launching a double masters program in supply chain management and supply chain analytics.
Students from across the world can apply for this course where they will study one year at XLRI Jamshedpur and second year at RBS, USA. This AICTE affiliated course will help students get a strong industry exposure i.e., industry client projects in the U.S.A and internships in India through SIP. Scholarships of $12,500 to $15,000 will be offered to all eligible students during the second year at RBS, U.S.A. Students also get career counseling services from XLRI & Rutgers. They can explore job opportunities either in India or the USA. They also get full experience of U.S.A metro areas (NYC, DC, Philadelphia) and STEM OPT as per the prevailing rules of OPT while graduating in the U.S.A.
“XLRI welcomes all the candidates to take advantage of this international partnership between XLRI & RBS. It is a unique program where students earn a PGDBM in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur and MS in Supply Chain Analytics from Rutgers Business School, USA. Students will get the advantage of learning about Global Supply Chain from renowned faculty members who are committed to delivering the curriculum effectively”,says Fr. Paul Fernandes, S.J., Director, XLRI.
“The course has been designed to provide students a fundamental understanding of company’s supply chain management from a global perspective and an array of analytical tools in dealing with supply chain issues. Students will acquire professional competencies in supply chain management, materials management & logistics and analytics, leading to an improvement in their job skills and self-enrichment. The double masters program is a unique proposition where students will have the advantage of receiving two masters in two years’ time from two reputed institutions with a shortened advantage of duration of the two programs otherwise. The students will also have the advantage of availing the STEM OPT visa option in the US for exploring job opportunities there”, says Prof. T.A.S. Vijayaraghavan, Program Director – Double Masters Program-XLRI-RBS.
“Look at a career that gives you a purpose and serves your passion. Look at a career that gives you fulfillment and you will definitely get a growth opportunity. Know yourself better in terms of your strengths, weaknesses, interests and abilities in order to make the best career choice for yourself”, advised the Guest Speaker, Ms. Preeti Mehra, Head Counselor, Career Compass Counseling Service.
Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur was approached by Rutgers Business School, USA for this partnership. XLRI is one of the first institutions to start this Program in Supply Chain Analytics in collaboration with one of the best US colleges. Last Date to register for this academic program is 15 April 2022.