The Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam (IIMV) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Illinois, USA (NIU) on 14th September 2021 through the online mode. The purpose of this MOU is to strengthen the courses of IIMV by NIU through design, development, and delivery of programs of contemporary interest for the audience in India. The Course would be delivered by IIMV faculty in collaboration with faculty from NIU through the online as well as offline modes.

The MoU was signed by Prof Balaji Rajagopalan, Dean College of Business, NIU and Prof M Chandrashekhar, Director, IIMV. Also present on the occasion from NIU were Prof Anthony Preston, Assistant Dean Graduate Business Programs, NIU. The IIMV team was represented by Prof M Chandrashekhar Director IIMV and Prof Amit Chakrabarti, Chair (International Relations).

The Northern Illinois University is an AACSB accredited institution that offers six undergraduate programs, seven masters programs and more than twenty certificate programs.