TUV Rheinland India signs MoU with Teesside University, UK

-The Academy and Life Care Division of TUV Rheinland India embarks on a new venture to provide executive-level MBA programmes for the global markets

Mumbai, 20th February, 2017: TUV Rheinland India, a subsidiary of TÜV Rheinland Group, Germany, a worldwide leader in Testing, Training, Inspection, Consulting & Certification, announced that it has signed an MoU with UK based Teesside University. As per the MoU signed at Bangalore by Mr Markus Dohm, Executive Vice President of TÜV Rheinland Akademie GmbH (TÜV Rheinland Global Academy), Mr Thomas Fuhrmann, Managing Director of TUV Rheinland India and Prof. Paul Croney, Vice-Chancellor of Teesside University, the Academy and Life Care Division of TUV Rheinland India would initiate a new venture with a global scope, to provide executive-level MBA programmes validated by Teesside University, UK.

TUV Rheinland India signs MoU with Teesside University, UK

These executive-level MBA programmes will primarily target the working executives of TUV Rheinland’s client organisations and its own employees who are aspiring for managerial and senior managerial positions.
The Academy and Life Care Division of TUV Rheinland India is currently focussed on providing personnel training, professional certification, vocational training as well as skill development in India.

“The philosophy behind this new initiative is to offer differentiated and value-added management and leadership development courses.TUV Rheinland has been a pioneer in offering tailor-made, customer centric courses and now with this prestigious tie-up, the company will offer long-term learning programmes to participants. This approach will not only help them develop their core competencies but also encourage an achievement of learning outcomes among them” said Mr Thomas Fuhrmann, Managing Director of TUV Rheinland India. “We will be developing three MBA Courses: MBA International Business Management; MBA Energy Management; and MBA Sustainable Business Management. All three programmes will be offered to the participants as international executive programmes, offered under the modular-mode. The face-to-face teaching sessions will be conducted in Cologne(Germany) and Dubai, as these are two of the most strategic locations in Asia and Europe; this allows participants to be drawn from across Europe, Middle East and South Asia”.

The cooperation partner is UK based Teesside University, a leading university with an international reputation for academic excellence that provides an outstanding student and learning experience underpinned by research, enterprise and the professions.

“It gives us great pleasure to be an associate as well as strategic partner with TUV Rheinland Group to provide world class executive-level management programmes catering to global markets” said Professor Paul Croney, Vice-Chancellor of Teesside University, UK. “Teesside University, after due scrutiny, will endorse the various programmes offered by TUV Rheinland Group as being equivalent to our other programmes leading to an award at the same level and do continuous monitoring to ensure it meets the high standards of our University”.

“While the teaching sessions will be held at Cologne and Dubai, TUV Rheinland India will use our Bangalore Headquarters as the administrative base for managing the MBA programmes. We will use our expertise and resources in Bangalore to provide registration, counselling, and additional online learning support to the learners. However, our organisation will draw teaching faculty and resources from across the TUV Rheinland Group, majorly from Germany and UK.’ added Mr Thomas Fuhrmann.

About TUV Rheinland India

TUV Rheinland India is a subsidiary of TUV Rheinland Group, Germany, pioneers in providing technical services worldwide for more than 143 years. Having started its operation in 1996 in India, the company is a part of the India, Middle East & Africa Group and caters to the Indian market as well as Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan & Maldives markets.

TUV Rheinland India with its local headquarters in Bangalore is active in more than 100 locations in India.

Being a prominent service provider in the Testing, Training, Inspection, Consulting and Certification Industry (TIC), it has one of the most advanced testing capabilities in India including the Photovoltaic, Softlines, Material testing laboratories and Product Safety Laboratories with an EMC Chamber spread over an area of more than 1,50,000 Sqft. With this existing capability, TÜV Rheinland India is able to perform all necessary tests in compliance with REACH, RoHS& other European Regulation.  All our facilities are accredited to National / International standards such as NABL, MNRE, CB Scheme, BIS and FCC.

TÜV Rheinland is the only Certification Body in India that boasts more than 85 training centres offering courses related to solar, wind, automobile, safety, etc. in order to enhance the technical skills of employees working in various industries.

TÜV Rheinland has expertise in 6 Business Fields, 39 Sectors and over 2500 Services to service business sectors like Pressure Equipment& Material Technology, Energy & Environment, Automotive Engineering, Type Approval, Solar & Fuel Cell Technology, Professional Training and Certification of Management Systems throughout the globe in over 69 countries.

For further information on TÜV Rheinland please visit: www.ind.tuv.com

About Teesside University,UK

Teesside University is a leading university with an international reputation for academic excellence that provides an outstanding student and learning experience underpinned by research, enterprise and the professions.

Teesside is a real-world university that prides itself on its inclusive, consultative, responsive, friendly and open approach and on the significant positive social, economic and cultural impact that it has upon the communities that it serves and the wider economy of the North of England.

Founded on a rich heritage, the University has taken a leading role in employer engagement, the enhancement of learning, teaching and the student experience, real-world research, staff and leadership development, employer workforce development, social, cultural and community enrichment and widening participation.

This bold commitment and vision culminated in the University becoming the first modern university to receive recognition as the Times Higher Education UK University of the Year. More recently the University was awarded The Queen’s Anniversary Prize 2014-18 for world-class excellence in relation to its work with business and the enterprise agenda.

Teesside University is a global education pioneer for animation, games and computer graphics and is ranked as one of the top 20 places in the world to study animation (3D World).

Teesside has a flourishing and dynamic research culture, producing ‘world-leading and internationally excellent’ research in the last UK Research Evaluation Framework (REF) assessment, which is increasingly making a real and valuable contribution to society in areas such as Social Policy and Allied Health.