FIEO signs MoU with Welingkar Institute of Management For supporting startups in exports and bridging skill gaps


To attract new entrepreneurs in exports and bridge the gap of availability of qualified skilled
manpower in Exim trade, Federation on Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) signed a MoU with
Prin. L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, (WeSchool) Mumbai to
launch a Post Graduate Programme in Foreign Trade Management (PGP-FTM) at Mumbai on
12 th May 2022.

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The MoU was inked by Shri. Nandkishor Kagliwal, Regional Chairman, FIEO (WR) and Prof. Dr.
Uday Salunkhe, Group Director, WeSchool.
The Memorandum of Understanding, an Industry-Academia partnership, aims to jointly develop
and deliver the Post Graduate Programme in Foreign Trade Management (PGP-FTM) which
shall endeavor to develop the human capital for meeting the growing demand in International
Trade ecosystem. The programme will broadly encompass the General Management Principles,
Export Import Procedures, Foreign Trade Management Techniques and International Marketing


The course will equally benefit professionals working in the area of International Trade and also
students aspiring to pursue a career in Export or Imports.
Speaking on the occasion Shri. Nandkishor Kagliwal and Prof. Dr. Uday Salunkhe shared how
development in countries is because of the booming exports. India is also now awakening to
this and foresees exports of 1 trillion USD in 5 years. This creates immense opportunities and
hence the need to develop a course that imparts both theoretical concepts and practical

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The other dignitaries that attended the Signing Ceremony were:
1) Shri Khalid Khan, Vice President, FIEO
2) Shri Nandkishor Kagliwal, Regional Chairman, FIEO (WR)
3) Shri Sharad Kumar Saraf, Immediate Past President, FIEO
4) Smt. Sujata Uchil, Regional Head, FIEO (WR)
The duration of the programme will be 11 months and will be offered in two batches i.e.
Evening classes from 6.30-8.30 pm on weekdays from Monday to Friday and Weekend classes
from 9am to 6 pm on Sunday’s.
Qualified Graduates from recognized university can apply for direct admission to the course and
the first batch will commence from August 2022.

For more information and admission to the Post Graduate Programme in Foreign Trade
Management contact FIEO at 022-40572222