XIME in collaboration with Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS), Association of BRICS Business Schools (ABBS), Indian Association of Autonomous Business Schools (IAABS) and Karnataka Association of Autonomous Business Schools (KAABS) organized an International B-School Meet on Management Education: Coping with the Emerging Trends in the Globalized World between 28th-29th March 2017 at XIME Bangalore campus. The Hindu Group was the Media Partner.
A galaxy of illustrious international and Indian academicians along with distinguished industry captains deliberated on the conference theme with separate sessions devoted to the sub themes such as- ‘perils and pleasures of globalized education: stakeholders’ perspectives’, networks and partnerships for globalized education’, funding support for global exposure: requirements and availability’.
Prof. J . Philip, President of XIME was the Conference chair and he delivered the Program Overview and Introduction to the Conference. Dr. R. Natarajan, the former chairman of The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) (AICTE) was the Guest of Honour at the conference, the Keynote addresses were delivered by Dr. John T. Delaney, Dean – Kogod School of Business, American University and Mr. Rajiv C. Lochan, MD & CEO of The Hindu Group. The group of international speakers were the Directors/Deans of leading Business Schools from the USA, China, Russia, UK, Ireland, Malaysia, Thailand, Brazil and Australia and the team of Indian academia was led by the Directors of IIM Bangalore (Dr. G. Raghuram), MDI Gurgaon (Dr.C.P. Shrimali) and the former Directors of IIM Kolkatta (Dr. Shekhar Choudhari) and IIM Raipur (Dr. B.S. Sahay).
As any deliberation on Management Education is considered incomplete without the industry’s perspective, leading lights like Mr. B. Muthuraman (Former MD, Tata Steel), Dr. Ganesh Natarajan (Former Chairman, NASSCOM and Chairman 5F World), Mr. Sandip Sen (Global CEO, Aegis Ltd), Mr. Milind Chalisgaonkar(Founder Mphasis Ltd and Advisor AXA), Mr. Amitabh Satyam (Former Managing Partner SAP and Global Consulting Leader – Telecom, IBM) and Mr. Suprio Guha Thakurtha (Chief Strategy Officer, The Economist, London) spoke at the event representing the industry.
The international speakers included Dr. John T. Delaney, Dean – Kogod School of Business, American University; Prof. Dean Outerson, Head of Marketing and Communications, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration, Thailand; Dr. Ying Li, Sichuan University; Prof. Tony Koo, Managing Director, MBA Centre and Global Management Education Institute, Shanghai University; Prof. Yongning (Peter) Li, GDUFS, Guangzhou, China; Prof. Murali Sambasivan, Professor at Taylor’s Business School, Malaysia; Prof. Dr. Carlos Augusto Candêo Fontanini, Pontifical Catholic University of Parana, University in the Curitiba, Brazil; Dr. Edward Tsang, University of Essex, UK; Dr. Andrey Shapenko, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, Moscow, Russia; Prof. Zhu Wenzhong, Dean, School of Business, GDUFS, China; Prof. Jay Mitra, Professor of Business Enterprise and Innovation, Essex Business School, University of Essex, UK; Dr. Piero Formica, Senior Research Fellow, Innovation value Institute, Maynooth University, Ireland.