Mumbai, July 31: Podar World College (PWC), the newest and prestigious enterprise of the Podar Education Trust, in association with the University of Wolverhampton, UK and the Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club, hosted a webinar on ‘Establishing Linkages and Opening Doors for Students: Global Opportunities.’ Participants took away valuable insight into BABM graduate career paths, global opportunities in higher education, and academic pedagogy at Podar World College. As part of an ongoing international project, the university and football club honoured the winning groups of Podar World College students at this exclusive event.
Webinar attended by respected industry figures such as Professor Tim Steele, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wolverhampton, Steve Bull, Legendary Wolves FC footballer Russell Jones, CEO, Wolves FC and Dr. Ms. Vandana Lulla, Dean, Podar World College. During the webinar, students introduced the project itself to Wolverhampton Wanderers, focusing on how it improved the learning experience and the impact and benefits of participating in the project in the future.
University of Wolverhampton Professor Tim Steele Pro-Vice-Chancellor said: “As part of our Vision 2030, the university aims to transform leadership and workforce through student success and world-class research, including our TNE partners around the world such as Podar World College. ”
Dr Gurmak Singh, Director of TNE Partnerships International, University of Wolverhampton, said: “Today, in partnership with the University of Wolverhampton Business School and Wolverhampton Football Club, we celebrate success. of Podar World University students in international projects. The success of such projects is no coincidence. Instead, it requires a shared vision and commitment from all stakeholders. Podar World College and the Business School had a clear vision for the project; to provide students with the opportunity to participate in successful international business in the UK and help students develop their careers. My skills working in such organizations about the successful celebration of the Podar students here today receiving the award and all the 80 students who participated in this project.
You have demonstrated your ability to put into practice your academic knowledge and skills from the Business Management course. The course is built around four main pillars focused on sustainability, responsibility, innovation and entrepreneurship in the digital world.
Through this project, you have demonstrated your ability to work in such organizations.
But you did more than that; you added “value” to the project by drawing international cultural aspects from your own experiences in Mumbai and India. And it is the cultural awareness and business acumen developed through the business management course that has led to the exceptional projects you have delivered.
Perhaps more than that, your commitment, professionalism, and enthusiasm for the project have been impressive in how you have been involved in this project. In fact, you exceeded all of our expectations, but at the same time, knowing the culture of Podar College, we are not surprised. All of you, the laureates and all the students who participated in this project are a tribute to Podar and the School of Business.
“The success of this project does not end there; we plan to continue and enrich the project with Podar, Managing Director, Marketing and Business Growth, Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club, said. It’s really amazing to work with the students at Podar World College. Not only are they an incredibly engaged and intelligent group of students, but they also provide the club with a fascinating insight into the tech-savvy young Indian audience.”
Further, he added, “While I was delighted to see the fan club grow stronger, I was especially happy to see how the students interpreted the synopsis. Wolves are working to diversify our brand with fashion as one of our main brand verticals, along with music and e-sports. This is a great opportunity for students to really push the envelope. I totally encourage them to think like a fashion designer and not like a football club. Be brave, be bold and have fun! “On behalf of Wolves, I would like to thank Sir Whale, University of Wolverhampton and Podar World College for this wonderful opportunity. Hopefully, this is just the beginning of a long-term working relationship.
Doctor (Mrs.). Vandana Lulla Dean, Podar World College, said: “The Podar Education Network is a pioneer in the field of education, delivering the most modern and cutting-edge curriculum in a renowned and respected institution. All around the world. Podar is fully focused on developing future leaders who make a difference around the world. We are proud to offer a rigorously evaluated program that is globally recognized and respected.
The international project is a joint effort of the World College of Podar and the University of Wolverhampton, UK, to provide a first-hand practical case study with an existing international organization; i.e. Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club, Premier League Football Club, and the International Professional Sporting Organization commonly referred to as Wolves.
This year’s international project included students providing business plans and an online fashion show with a branding proposal for a new Wolves clothing line. On January 27, 2021, the project kicked off with virtual sessions with college professor Professor Joshua Whale providing work summaries and Russel Jones, director of international marketing, delivering the brand building and brand marketing course. international sports. 4,444 students completed the project with continued feedback from college and university faculty with an online brand proposition demonstration on April 29, 2021, with a panel of national experts. Business, fashion and sports. From a group of 80 students participating in 13 groups, the top 3 teams were declared winners.
Through this project, students gain employability skills and benefit from enhanced global opportunities in their program of study, thereby improving overall academic performance, grades, Internship and progress to prestigious universities and colleges.
Professor Joshua WhaleLink Tutor and Enterprise Lecturer, University of Wolverhampton, said: “The participation of the football club is excellent, and the feedback they provide to the students is really helpful and constructive. . The project really benefited the participating students; allow them to work as a team, deal with a real client and explain challenges, time management, marketing skills as well as networking.
Moreover, she added. “25 students took part in the first year of the project, first-year students at the master’s level. They worked in small teams for a period of four months to not only create a marketing plan and network and secure a venue for their fan club meetings. After the project, the students decided to form an official fan club which now has 50 members. The club was even featured in a Premier League World video. This semester, 80 students are working with Wolves to explore new fashion line options relevant and attractive to the Mumbai market.”
“They are seeing potential partners to design clothes, and it has become even more difficult during the pandemic as everything has to happen online. Students will share their work through an online fashion show later this year. Manage to develop analytical and evaluative skills applicable to real-world situations. Four pillars underpin this program: Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Sustainability, Responsibility and Digital. Students explore functional areas of business, such as management, marketing, human resources, finance, and operations, through the lens of four key program themes.
About Podar World College:
Podar World College (PWC) is the newest and prestigious company of the Podar Education Trust committed to providing quality education for 91 years. As part of its philosophy, the trust continually improves its facilities and expands its range of knowledge offerings.
Podar World College is the educational center for students seeking a highly regarded international degree. Please note that there is no credit transfer for Indian language courses. Podar World College acts as a true mediator by actively spreading the message of the system’s graduate program and values-based learning approach to young aspirants by understanding local and global markets. It is one of the main education networks in the country.
With over a decade of experience in international education, Podar World College, along with the undergraduate Bachelor of Business Administration with Honors programs, also offers the International Business Administration Program. From the University of Wolverhampton, UK. The provision of high-quality education is based on clear and relevant teaching and learning strategies. Student support pedagogical and pastoral support and pedagogical guidance are well developed. In addition, students can expect access to excellent resources and facilities that enhance their learning experience.
Podar World College’s highly qualified and dedicated faculty meet the needs of students in and out of the classroom. The faculty is constantly working to fill in the knowledge gaps appropriately through systematically assessing students’ understanding at admission and presenting them with a critical skill set.