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Indian institute of foreign trade (iift)

  1. 1. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT)
  2. 2. <ul><li>The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organization to help professionalize the country's foreign trade management and increase exports by developing human resources; generating, analyzing and disseminating data; and conducting research. </li></ul><ul><li>IIFT has, over the years, undertaken path-breaking research studies with organizations like WTO, World Bank, UNCTAD and the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. The Institute has also trained more than 40,000 business professionals across 30 countries in various facets of international business and trade policy via its Management Development Programmes. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Mission </li></ul><ul><li>To globally strengthen, sustain and professionalize business knowledge through creative research and teaching and learning and by integrating with organizations, institutions and universities both within and beyond national boundary. </li></ul><ul><li>Vision </li></ul><ul><li>An internationally acknowledged and networked institution in delivering globally competitive business education and research for individuals, corporate, government and society. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Objective as an Institute </li></ul><ul><li>• To globally facilitate teaching and training of international business by adopting a professional approach towards teaching aspiring managers. </li></ul><ul><li>• To reinforce the skills of practicing managers in the field of international trade through management training. </li></ul><ul><li>• To foster outcome related research that addresses domestic as well as world trade and business issues. Also to link professional business education with applied research in such a way that one reinforces the other. </li></ul><ul><li>• To act as a think tank and provide inputs for socially responsible policy formulation to various organizations as well as the government. </li></ul><ul><li>• To collaborate with both domestic and international organizations, institutions, and universities for mutual benefits, representing the nation as a leader in endeavors of capacity building for business education in developing nations. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Major Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Conducting research on the emerging issues relating to technology trade and to identify specific export opportunities for India. </li></ul><ul><li>Providing inputs to relevant institutions and Government Departments with a view to developing an enabling policy regime. </li></ul><ul><li>Undertaking educational and training activities at various levels in the academic institutions and the corporate sector. </li></ul><ul><li>Initiating and develop networking among similar type of centers, both in India and abroad. </li></ul><ul><li>Undertaking studies on WTO mandated agreements affecting technology trade such as TRIPs, TBT, etc . </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Organising seminars and workshops and prepare documents for wider dissemination of the research output as well as offer a public forum for discussing the relevant issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Building up databases on technology and technology-based exports from both secondary and primary sources. </li></ul><ul><li>Exploring the possibilities of additional funding for the Centre by interacting with external funding agencies with a view to expanding, strengthening and deepening the future work programme of the Centre. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Institute visualizes its future role as: </li></ul><ul><li>A catalyst for new ideas, concepts and skills for the internationalization of the Indian economy. </li></ul><ul><li>The primary provider of training and research-based consultancy in the areas of international business, both for the corporate sector, Government and the students community. </li></ul><ul><li>An institution with proven capability to continuously upgrade its knowledge base with a view to servicing the requirements of the Government, trade and industry through both sponsored and non-sponsored research and consultancy assignments. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>International Affiliations </li></ul><ul><li>Academy of International Business (AIB), USA </li></ul><ul><li>European Foundation For Management Development (EFMD), Brussels </li></ul><ul><li>International Association of Trade Training Organizations (IATTO), UK </li></ul><ul><li>United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Major achievements/Centers of IIFT </li></ul><ul><li>Centre for International Trade in Technology - Primary objective is to actualizing India’s potential in technology trade and addressing some of the institutional complexities </li></ul><ul><li>Centre for WTO Studies ( 2002 ) – Provide research and analytical support on a continuous basis to the Department of Commerce on identified issues pertaining to the WTO. Carry out research activities, bring out Publications on WTO related subjects, carry out Outreach & Capacity Building programmes by organizing seminars, workshops, subject specific meetings. </li></ul><ul><li>Centre for SME Studies ( 2005 ) - Act as a catalyst to the internationalization of SME activities. Activities which can be broadly classified into conducting Training Programmes, provision of Business Intelligence services through a Databank and acting as a catalyst for Interfacing with other concerned and associated institutions. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Thanks Ritesh Jaiswal (110)