La Trobe University, Australia inks MOU with Kings XI Punjab & University of Mysore
09/07/2014

MOUs were signed in presence of Mr. Tony Abott, Prime Minister, Australia

Online PR News – 07-September-2014 – New Delhi – La Trobe University (LTU), Australia’s senior delegation is currently in India as part of their South Asia Tour visiting New Delhi, Mumbai and Chandigarh, with special focus to further enhance the existing relations between the two countries.

The senior delegation is headed by Professor Leigh Drake, Executive Dean for Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, La Trobe University. Also accompanying the delegation is Ms. Liz Stinson - Executive Director, La Trobe International; and Dr. Suzanne Zyngier – Associate Dean of Faculty of Business Economics and Law and Mr. Amit Malhotra, Manager- La Trobe International

While interacting with audiences here, they spoke about creating new and improved opportunities for the students of both countries and endless avenues for them through various study and exchange programs.

MOU WITH KINGS XI PUNJAB

LTU signed a Research MOU with the IPL team Kings XI Punjab in presence of Hon’ble PM of Australia, Mr. Tony Abott.

Under the agreement both sides shall work on joint programs, activities, projects and research in training and education in the areas of sport management and sport science. There will be staff professional development and research opportunities between the parties.

Professor Drake said “La Trobe University’s constant endeavour to keeping creating improved opportunities for students of both the countries has brought us back to India again this year.”

Talking about the MOU he said “Under the new MOU with Kings XI Punjab, we are undertaking research into mutually agreed topics such as fan engagement, marketing and promotional practices, and other areas of value for the franchise.”

MOU WITH MYSORE UNIVERSITY

In its continuous endeavour to broaden the scope for students, LTU has also assigned a MOU with University of Mysore in the area of student mobility under India connect program.

The University is additionally looking at opportunities to discuss tie-ups in more areas with partner institutes such as Lady Shriram College, Sharda University, XLRI Jamshedpur.

NEW SCHOLARSHIPS WORTH AUD$300,000 ANNOUNCED

As an ongoing endeavour at La Trobe University, Australia students are encouraged to aim for higher studies. In this regard, special focus is always given by offering those Scholarships. For year 2015 too New Scholarships worth AUD$300,000 were announced which will be offered to high achievers and deserving students.

ARTICULATION AGREEMENT WITH GIAN JYOTI INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY – MOHALI

LTU signed an Articulation Agreement with Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology – Mohali in the area of sports. Under the agreement their MBA students after first year of their education with Gian Jyoti will have the option to enroll with La Trobe for 1 year and study Sports Management specialization with La Trobe, Australia.

NEW ONLINE MBA: FOR THE WORKING PROFESSIONALS

The University officials also spoke about introducing New Online MBA for working professionals. The course includes 10 core subjects and two electives, allowing students to specialise in either Entrepreneurship or International Management. Students also complete two professional experience activities: an ePortfolio and a final boardroom simulation that brings together all the elements of their course.

OCTOBER INTAKE: TO MEET THE EVER GROWING DEMAND

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law is seeing a significant demand for their Business courses among South Asian students and hence announced their decision to introduce October intake.

S.No Course name
1. Master of Professional Accounting
2. Master of Accounting and Financial Management
3. Master of International Business
4. Master of Financial Analysis
5. Master of Business Information Management and systems
6. Master of Management
7. Master Marketing Management
8. Master of Management - (Human Resource Management)
9. Master of Financial Analysis (Investment)
10. Master of Financial Analysis (Financial Risk Management)
11. Master of Management(Sports Management )
12. Master Financial Analysis /Master of Professional Accounting
13. Master of Engineering Management
14. Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation)
15. Master of Financial Analysis /Master of International Business
16. Master of Financial Analysis /Master of Business Administration

NEW COURSES INTRODUCED
• Bachelor of Commerce
• Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
• Master of Management (Project Management) - October intake available
• Master of Management (Corporate Governance and Risk) - October intake available
• Juris Doctor

AMITABH BACHCHAN SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCED RECENTLY

Mr. Roshan Kumar from India won the Amitabh Bachchan Scholarship recently. His research topic is: “Social Media aiding Healthcare Communication in India: A Knowledge Management perspective.”

Dr. Suzanne Zyngier is a co-supervisor of the recipient of first Amitabh Bachchan Scholarship.

About La Trobe University

La Trobe University is multi-campus university based in Victoria, Australia. Named after the first Lieutenant Governor of Victoria, La Trobe University has been at the forefront of higher education in Australia for the past forty seven years. La Trobe is renowned for its academic excellence and research achievements. It has five campuses in Victoria, in the south-east of Australia. More than 140,000 students have graduated from La Trobe University and have gone on to achieve great things in all walks of life, giving La Trobe its well-deserved reputation.

For details, please visit www.latrobe.edu.au/international