For the students of MIT School of Management, study tours are often the most unforgettable experience. These fast-paced academic trips present our students with a unique opportunity to experience business and culture first-hand though company visits, meetings with top corporate professionals and cultural excursions. Each tour includes diverse factory visits, conferences and networking opportunities with business executives in the country and abroad. Our students have had a tremendous learning from the previous study tours to Bangalore, Darjeeling, Ahmedabad, Rajasthan, Kerala and Dubai.
Study Visit to Harvard Business School, Babson and Pace University at USA by MBA Faculty and Students
MITSOM organised an international study tour to USA from 6th November to 18th November 2105. The team of visited world best universities and B-schools. The study tour objectives were to understand the curriculum, pedagogy and interaction with faculty and students along with campus tour at Babson College, number one for entrepreneurship education in the world, MIT, Harvard Business School in Boston & PACE University in New York.
Special workshop on Entrepreneurship for students was organized at Babson.Students understood how entrepreneurship is different in developed countries as compared to India. Faculty Prof Covert Nan, Prof Amir Reza & Dean Prof. Willam Lamb from Babson interacted with students & faculty.
The visit to the, The Harvard Business School was insightful and eye opening to understand how Business Education is studied through their patent “Case Method”. Faculty and students from HBS interacted with the team.
Visit to PACE University in New York gave the exposure to there Famous Library, the renowned Lubin Business School, Financial Laboratory etc. In PACE University Prof. Justin Santore, Prof. Joseph Ryan, Prof. Vanessa Herman & Dean Stephan Friedman Interacted with students.
MITSOM is in process to sign a MOU with these institutes and University covering Students Exchange, Faculty Exchange & other Aspects.
Students also visited other places like Walstreet, White House & Statue of Liberty.
All in students got a rare opportunity to interact with foreign students, faculty & undergo various workshops which created a deep impact on them. They have learnt a lot & now have a broader outlook towards this globalised world. Such an experience at young age will certainly take them a long way in their professional careers.
This tour was led by Dr. Sayalee Gankar, Director and Mr Nirav Suratwala from MIT School of Management, Pune.