," Bickerton lamented.
LondonMet has been working with Indian counterparts for over 15 years and has offices in New Delhi and Chennai and around 400 Indian students. The University of Pune has a bio-medical programme with the university.
This week, LondonMet signed an MoU with Chennai's Loyola College and the Ambedkar Law University to jointly develop undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
The collaborations will include provisions for some student exchange, staff exchange to build links, develop curriculum and teaching methodology/materials and form the basis for joint research.
Loyola College will focus on finance courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels jointly.
"We are offering our expertise in financial regulation and laws, international banking laws, financial economics to Indian institutions," Bickerton added.
As India is growing into an economic powerhouse, Indians need to enhance their research skills in the financial sector, the experts said.
LondonMet has interacted with Indian business fora like the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and is collaborating with institutions like the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and the Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, to develop curriculum.
It is collaborating on Intellectual Property Rights laws with Ambedkar Law University and on electronics and telecom curriculum with Indraprastha University.
"We are looking at what is the gap in professionals and at widening participation, providing postgraduate education for working people," Aylett said.
All over the world, including in Britain, "widening participation" is looked at as a process to include raising the skill and knowledge of working people at managerial levels, mostly post-40, the experts explained.
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