"Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) will launch e-learning
programmes to deliver management education through distance learning." inform NDTV.
|Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) to launch distance learning programmes for management courses.|
The institute will launch several programmes in the coming months in collaboration with NIIT Ltd and Hughes Education, companies that provide online learning services, the leading business school said in a statement in Ahmedabad.
The institute has signed agreements with both the companies to deliver management education content using electronic mode in the form of synchronous studio-to-classroom programmes.
"Management education is going through dramatic changes, especially with regard to infusion of technology challenging the traditional content delivery model," it said.
"IIM-A is set to launch several e-learning programmes over the next few months and has tied up with NIIT and Hughes to deliver education in the form of synchronous studio-to- classroom programmes.
"IIM-A will launch both distance learning and blended learning programmes through this initiative. Several executive education courses will also be a part of this e-learning model," the statement said.
"Information Technology is creating significant disruptions and opportunities in the higher-education sector," Director Ashish Nanda said.
"Increasingly, delivery of high-quality management education is becoming feasible through technology. IIM-A is committed to innovating in this space and leveraging technology to provide the best quality educational experience to leaders that make a difference," Mr Nanda said.