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IIT Roorkee in collaboration with University of Michigan to conduct LEAP

Greater Noida, Nov 16 (UNI) Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) in collaboration with University of Michigan, USA has undertaken a world-class training on Leadership for academicians programme (LEAP) at its Greater Noida Extension Centre.
The program was inaugurated here on Friday in which senior faculty members having at least 8 years of experience at the level of professor with age below 58 years and good academic record will attend the program. Around 30 participants will attend the training program.
The Ministry of Human Resources Development has taken this initiative to build excellence in leadership in Higher Education institutions in the country, through a pool of trained professionals.
The training program is of three weeks duration. The first part of the training is of two weeks from 17 November to 29 November at IIT Roorkee’s Greater Noida Extension Centre. The second part of the training is at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, USA.
The course was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Prof SG Dhande, former Director of IIT Kanpur and Prof Prem Vrat, former Director, IIT Roorkee was the Guest of Honour at the event.
IIT Roorkee Director Prof Ajit Chaturvedi in his address pointed to the partnership with Michigan Ross said “We launched a comprehensive international search to identify the best business school partner. We selected the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan because of its reputation as a pioneer of real-world learning experiences in multiple locations around the globe.”
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