Washington, Aug 5: About half a dozen eminent
global management gurus, including two professors from North America,
head for New Delhi this week to debate the future of Indian management
education at the Third Indian Management Conclave.
insights at the Aug 9-10 conclave with nearly 300 policy makers,
academics and recruiters will be Cornell Dean Soumitra Dutta and Sauder
School of Business, Canada Associate Dean Murali Chandrashekharan.
will be joined at the MBAUniverse.com organized conclave by
international thought-leaders Elieen Peacock, Asia Head, AACSB,
Singapore and Sharon Bamford, Chief Executive of Associations of MBAs
Dutta, who recently moved from Fontainebleau, the
home of INSEAD's Europe campus to take over as Anne and Elmer Lindseth
Dean and Professor of Management at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate
School of Management at America's Ivy League Cornell University, will
deliver the keynote address.
"Globally, MBA Education is at
crossroads. The changes in business, society, technology...are calling
for new models. In this evolution, India can play an important role by
being both the 'creator' and the 'lab' for next-generation management
ideas," he says.
Indian Management Conclave, as knowledge creation and dissemination platform, can be a catalyst of this process."
changes in policy framework, student aspirations and employer needs
calls for re-alignment by top B-schools, private and public
Universities," says Amit Agnihotri, Chairman, MBAUniverse.com, India's
leading management portal.
"The conclave theme 'Survival of the
Fittest: Lessons from the best' will focus on offering rare insights
from stakeholders that the academics can use to offer quality management