ITM-Group launches its Online University

ITM-Group launches its Online University

 

Mumbai, July 2014: ITM Group of Institutions, India’s most respected private educator, with one of the largest groups of approved business schools announces the launch of ‘ITM University Online’ today. The e-learning platform is being launched with ITM’s flagship MBA program. ITM envisions fulfilling the need-state of providing much needed business and management training to young working professionals, using the latest education technology and a modern curriculum, in order to transform economies and society. Unlike traditional distance learning programs, the Online MBA leverages technology to provide a multi-channel learning experience, combining eBooks, video streaming, social media and online collaborative tools, as well as a live virtual classroom experience. What’s more, to overcome the disadvantages of e-learning, students will have unprecedented access to faculties, during their course of study. The courses have intentionally been kept flexible to enable students to learn at their own pace, given their other commitments, irregular availability of time, and other constraints. The classes will commence in September 2014 with admissions being opened by the July 21, 2014. Students will undergo a rigorous and thorough curriculum that is designed by a team of highly experienced in-house faculties, validated by industry experts and includes a wide range of courses, covering a broad swath of business areas.

 

On the juncture of launching the online university, ITM organized a panel discussion on ‘Making e-learning more effective’. The panel’s objective was to bring together leading thinkers and visionaries like Mr. RV Bala Iyer, Vice President learning and development, Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited, Mr.Rustom Vesavevala, Vice President learning and development, Indian Group of Hotels, Mr.Kaviarasu R, Chief Manager learning and development, Asian Paints Limited from a cross section of industry and academia to share and discover visions for future of e-learning in the workplace and classroom, and looking at the challenges & mindsets that are faced by the e-learning platform.  Key topics on which panel had detailed exchange was relevance of e-learning, e-learning in higher education, e-learning at workplace.

 

Mr. Nitin Putcha -Executive Vice President says “The appetite for e-learning is growing on a global scale. By 2015, Asia will account for the second highest expenditures after North America,. The e-learning market in India is expected to grow at 20% with increased internet penetration; hence we at ITM are looking forward to building an e-learning platform that can be considered a benchmark of academic quality, and learning experience in India.”

 

About ITM Group of Institutions: ITM Group of Institutions, one of India’s most respected higher education groups has helped launch the careers of thousands of young professionals, through our intensive and innovative programs from its campuses across India. Today, we offer the highest quality education from our Institutions located across India, in various streams including Engineering, Management, Health Sciences, Hotel Management & Culinary Arts, Fashion& Interior Design.ITM is one of the largest Executive Education providers in India. Its Business Schools in Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai & Noida offer AICTE approved PGDM programs. In addition to its various Institutes across the country ITM-Group has established two Universities- ITM VoctionalUniversity, Vadodara and ITM University, Raipur. The group has associations with renowned universities across the world, such as RMIT (Aus.), Queen Margaret Univ. (UK), Southern New Hampshire Univ. (USA), Birmingham City Univ. (UK) and many more. With thousands of successful graduates over 2 decades, and a reputation of quality and innovation amongst students and employers from across India, ITM Group is one of the fastest growing, most respected education brands.

 

 

 

 

For Further information, contact:

Rucha Bhalekar, rucha@whitemarquesolutions.com, +91 9823973131

Nirali Doshi, nirali@whitemarquesolutions.com, +91 9819367346

 

 

Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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