GIMPA Explores Strategic Collaborations with Renowned Global Universities


By Joyce Boahemaa Fosu

In a strategic move towards global collaboration, the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) recently engaged in discussions with four esteemed foreign universities. The meeting, facilitated by SEED Global Education, aimed to explore potential partnerships between GIMPA Business School and renowned institutions worldwide. The distinguished foreign universities involved in the talks are Imperial College Business School (UK), The George Washington University School of Business (USA), the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Gies College of Business (USA), and the University of Maryland – Robert H. Smith School of Business (USA). The encounter occurred at GIMPA’s Greenhill campus on October 23, 2023, and was attended by an 8-member delegation from SEED Global Education, led by Mr. Jojo Quansah, the Regional Director – Africa. Among the delegates were representatives from Bocconi University, Gies College of Business, Imperial College London, and the University of Maryland. The GIMPA team, headed by the Rector of GIMPA, Prof. Samuel Kwaku Bonsu, expressed enthusiasm about global educational advancements and emphasized the institute’s readiness for collaborations on both local and international fronts. Prof. Bonsu highlighted GIMPA’s commitment to the global movement in education and sought support from the visiting delegation, particularly in faculty engagements through exchange programs. The Acting Dean of GIMPA Business School, Prof. Ebenezer Adaku, reiterated the institute’s focus on enhancing teaching methodologies, citing the introduction of the Faculty Learning Internship Programme (FLIP). During the meeting, the SEED Global Education team provided comprehensive presentations about their respective institutions, outlining potential areas for collaboration. The discussions extended beyond administrative levels as the team engaged with undergraduate students of the Business School, introducing final-year students to the SEED Postgraduate Scholarships valued at US$1.5 million for the 2024/25 intake. This collaborative initiative signifies GIMPA’s commitment to fostering global partnerships and enhancing the quality of education through shared resources and experiences. The Institute looks forward to leveraging these potential collaborations for the mutual benefit of students and faculty alike.


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