Bryant University, USA and RV University Launch Global Executive MBA Programme in Bengaluru


Bangalore, India: July 20, 2023 – Bryant University, a leading private university in the United States, and RV University, a prestigious private university in Bengaluru, India, have announced the launch of a new Global Executive MBA (EMBA) programme.

The programme is designed to meet the needs of mid-to senior-level professionals in India who are looking to advance their careers. The Global EMBA programme is a blended learning programme that will be delivered over 18 months. The programme will consist of 18 modules, taught by faculty from both Bryant University and RV University. Eight modules will be taught by Bryant University faculty who will travel to India to teach the modules in person. The remaining 10 modules will be taught by RV University faculty. The programme will also include a one-week global immersion experience at Bryant University’s campus in Smithfield, Rhode Island.

“We are excited to partner with RV University to offer this new Global EMBA programme,” said Dr. Ross Gittel, President of Bryant University. “This partnership is an important initiative in the acceleration of our Vision 2030 Strategic Plan and our commitment to comprehensive internationalization at Bryant. Educating our students to be strong contributors with a global mindset is at the core of the Bryant experience.”

 “We are delighted to partner with Bryant University to launch this new Global EMBA programme,” said Dr. AVS Murthy, Chancellor of RV University. “This programme is a unique opportunity for Indian professionals to gain a world-class business education from two of the leading universities in the world. We are confident that this programme will help our students achieve their career goals.”

Bryant University is pleased to partner with RVU and RSST to launch the dual degree EMBA program in India. Both institutions are committed to provide high quality business education to working professionals in India and beyond. These are also exciting times at Bryant as it broadens its global footprint for its innovative new programs in business and health sciences” said Dr. Rupendra Paliwal, Provoust, Bryant University.

“The Global EMBA programme is a valuable opportunity for working professionals who are looking to advance their careers,” said Mr. D P Nagaraj, Pro Chancellor. “The programme offers a unique blend of academic rigor and practical experience, and it is taught by world-renowned faculty. I am confident that the programme will help our students achieve their career goals.”

“It is indeed a unique programme for several reasons. While Bryant University has a rich history in business education in the USA, RV Educational Institutions have a more than eight decades legacy of excellence in higher education in India. We are excited about this international partnership and the launch of this joint programme” said Dr. YSR Murthy, Vice Chancellor, RVU.

We are excited to partner with RV University to launch the Dual Degree Executive MBA program that brings together the best of faculty from RV and Bryant to design a truly innovative, inclusive and integrative experience for our students and prepare them for exceptional career outcomes.” said Dr. Madan Annavarjula, Dean, College of Business, Bryant University.

About Bryant University

Bryant University is a private university in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Founded in 1863, Bryant University is a leading business university and offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programmes. Bryant is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education and AACSB. Academic programmes at Bryant University are distinguished by an integration of business and the arts and sciences with a global perspective. The university offers over 100 graduate and postgraduate programmes, being taught by expert faculty. 

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About RV University

RV University is a private university in Bengaluru, India. Founded in 2019, RV University is a leading university in India and offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programmes.The university has seven schools in the domains like Economics, Business, Law, Computer Sciences, Design, Film & Media and Liberal Arts.RV University is a part of the prestigious RV Educational Institutions (RVEI) founded in 1940. Over the last 83 years, RVEI is recognised among the few value-based & quality-oriented educational groups in the country.

About MineRVa: RV Center for Leadership & Executive Education

MineRVa is a new initiative by RSST at its Jayanagar Campus in Bengaluru to become the new cultural and intellectual hub of the city. Mission of MineRVa is to create impact in the lives of working professionals by providing innovative and practical learning experiences that accelerate their social, intellectual and professional success at any stage of life. The Global Executive MBA (EMBA) programme will be the key focus of MineRVa. MineRVa is headed by Dr. Dwarika Prasad Uniyal who is the Founding Pro Vice Chancellor of RV University and has had almost three decades of academic & leadership experience with premier Business Schools like SPJIMR, Mumbai, IIM Kashipur, MICA Ahmedabad,OP Jindal Global University, Sonepat, FLAME University, Pune and SP Jain Global, Dubai.

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