MAII's tie up with Stratford University would offer students, American master's degree in India

Top Quote The K.K. Modi Group's joint venture with Stratford University of Virginia, USA brings Stratford's successfully running courses to the three learning sites of Modi Academic International Institute (MAII ) in New Delhi. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 29, 2010 - Aspiring students to get quality American education at 1/5th the price

    Flexi timings matches working student's requirements

    Stratford University is a fully accredited university by ACICS in the USA with three campuses and over 5000 students. The Learning site at New Delhi of Stratford University has also be accredited by ACICS and offers Under Graduate and Graduate level degree programs like BBA, B.SC IT, BA Hospitality, MBA, MS in Entrepreneurial Management, MS in Information Assurance and MS in Information Systems. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education. Its accreditation of degree-granting institutions also is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

    Dr. Richard R. Shurtz, II, the President of Stratford University, indicated that in the next 25 years, 45 million additional individuals in India will enter the workforce, and during the same period, the world will incur a labor shortage of about an equal number of people. Dr. Shurtz said: "The Modi Group's vision for education, in terms of helping individuals achieve their career goals through competence-based education, and their vision of using education to help achieve the goals of industry and the economic development were in perfect alignment with our vision." He said that it makes sense to work together to anticipate the largest emerging education market in the world - India.

    This Joint Venture will offer Indian students the opportunity to get quality American education at one-fifth the price that a student would need to pay to finish a Master's degree on Stratford's campus in the U.S says Ms. Charu Modi Bhartia, Vice Chairperson and CEO, MAII.

    Stratford programs are accredited by ACICS and teach Business and Technology with Faculty having global industry experience from which they draw case studies. At Stratford, the pedagogy is interactive and the small class size of 25 and spirited class discussions make the students experience effective and enjoyable. Flexible class schedules to match even working people requirements, selection of course load by students, conveniently located learning sites and a flexible payment plan make it easier and interesting for the students. The model emphasizes on development of soft skills and critical thinking skills enhancing the students value to an employer. The students can earn a genuine American Degree in India, unlike other Universities that offer twinning programs. It's earn while you learn program and flexi timings enable the student to graduate with work experience leading to full employment. The student can also get the credits earned at Stratford, transferred to an International University.

    The placement record at MAII is over 93% placement. MAII also offers Earn While you learn where they help students take up part time jobs along with their graduation which help students not only get a feel of the Corporate but also apply what they have learned in the class immediately.

    MAII has also tied up with SQA which is the national body in Scotland responsible for the development, accreditation, assessment and certification of Qualifications other than degree to offer the HND's and ESOL programs in India. SQA has over 5000 vocational programs which are very specific to job related skills which help potential employees quip themselves to the career of their choice.

    About K. K. Modi Group

    The K. K. Modi Group has diversified group interests including Education, Consumer goods, Chemicals, Entertainment and Luxury Brands. The Group has pioneered many new businesses like Modicare ( multi level marketing), Twenty Four Seven (convenience stores),etc and become market leaders. It has also successfully turned around companies like Godfrey Phillips India Ltd.

    For Further Details Contact
    Nidhi Jogani
    Perfect Relations
    njogani ( @ ) perfectrelations dot com

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