MICA signs memorandum of understanding with Rawls College of Business

To create global learning opportunities for students of the Fellows in Administration (FPM) Program at MICA, Ahmedabad, the Institute has signed an agreement with the Jerry S. Rawls Business College of the Texas University of Technology for a Transfer Program of Credit (CTP).

On Thursday, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Dr. Margaret Williams, Dean of Rawls College and Dr. Preeti Shroff, Dean of MICA. The collaboration will allow MICA FPM students to transfer their credits to TTU and MICA qualified students for both programs will have to write the MICA-FPM thesis and the Texas Tech-PhD thesis as part of the graduation requirements.

Commenting on the agreement, Dr. Shailendra Raj Mehta, President and Director, MICA noted This agreement lays the foundation for building a close relationship between MICA and the Jerry S. Rawls Business College at the Texas University of Technology and paves the way For our FPM students to continue their PhD studies there and work to obtain a PhD in Texas technology. This will also facilitate teacher collaboration.

Professors at MICA and would work closely with Prof. Margaret L. Williams, Dean, Rawls College of Business, Prof. Mayukh Dass and Prof. Atul Parvatiyar of the Technological University of Texas.

Dr. Preeti Shroff added: MICA has taken the FPM program worldwide with the exciting partnership with Rawls Business College, Texas Tech USA. The PhD program will focus on management, marketing, sales forecasting, customer relationship excellence, digital platforms, data analysis and quantitative-qualitative research. Qualified MICAs will also have the opportunity to get help for Texas Tech graduates, exemption from tuition, immersion in the industry and work practices in the United States. This global learning opportunity will enhance MICA's upbringing mission: world class researchers, empathic leaders for creative management and problem solving.

We are pleased to establish an understanding that fosters collaboration between MICA and Texas Tech, said Margaret Williams, dean of Rawls College. This partnership with one of the best schools in India expands opportunities for students and helps us attract the best talents to our PhD program.