Signing of MoU between IIM Lucknow and Axis bank to benefit females

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow and Axis Bank.

 

Female candidates can join the Axis bank after completion of the programme

Female candidates can join the Axis bank after completion of the programme

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow and Axis Bank. Through this MoU, all the female candidates getting into the one-year executive MBA, International Programme in Management for Executives (IPMX), will be given an option to join Axis Bank after completing their degree from IIM-L.

Axis WE Lead

The entire initiative, which is the brainchild of Axis Bank CEO Shikha Sharma, is called WE Lead, stated a press release issued by IIM-L. Axis bank, in a statement, said, through Axis WE Lead, they wish to reinforce their commitment to initiatives beyond mere placements whilst focusing on leadership, nurturing and inclusivity by developing mid-managerial talent among women.

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Helping women build a strong career foundation

“This cohort is important from the point of view of building a strong career foundation for women to stay within the workforce and progress on to senior levels of management,” the bank added in their statement. This lateral hiring program also supports `Returning Women’ who are back in the game after a time-out.

Placement officials at IIM-L said, WE Lead is an effort to understand each other’s — recruiting partners and IIM-L — needs.

[“Source-timesofindia”]