AICTE Chairman, Management-Thinkers, MBAUniverse Dot Com Chennai Meet on Feb 27

Noida, India (PressExposure) February 17, 2014 -- How can we re-invigorating the 300+ PGDM programs, which exemplify quality of education and close industry-academia interactions? Much like the US MBA education scenario, how can we nurture the MBA Programs in 600+ Private Universities? To find solution to these challenging questions, and to discuss the emerging opportunities, is holding its Round-Table series in Chennai on February 27. Dr SS Mantha, Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), will address the meet, along with Dr David Wan, Global CEO of the Harvard Business Publishing.

Vice Chancellors and Directors from leading management schools and Universities of South India like VIT University Vellore, SRM University, Hindustan University, TAPMI and Great Lakes will also address the forum. Bringing the much needed corporate perspective to the discussions, well known HR guru Mr K Pandiarajan, the Non-Exec. Chairman, Randstad India & MD, Ma Foi and KPMG National Education Head Mr Narayanan Ramaswamy will address the meet.

Leading management educationists including Dr MJ Xavier, Executive Director, VIT University; Dr H Chaturvedi, Alt President, EPSI; Dr RC Natarajan, Director, TAPMI; Dr. S Ramachandran, Vice Chancellor, Hindustan University and Prof. S Sriram, ED, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai will speak on burning issues of Indian Management education like:

- Transforming Chennai as Hub of Management Education

- Reinvigorating PGDM: The way forward

- Nurturing MBA Programs in Private & Public Universities

The Hindu, VIT Business School, TAPMI, Emerald Insight, Harvard Business Publishing and Woxsen School of Business are the partners of RoundTable Chennai.

Dr. David Wan is the President & CEO of Harvard Business Publishing, the company publishes the prestigious Harvard Business Review. Mr K Pandiarajan Non-Executive Chairman of Randstad India and Managing Director of Ma Foi Strategic Consultants is one of the most well respected HR thought leaders in India. Mr Narayanan Ramaswamy is a partner with Management Consulting Service at KPMG India. He is the national leader for education sector for KPMG in India.

The February 27, round table meet comes exactly three months after the grand success of Directors' Roundtable Conference based on the theme 'Conquering the Chaos: Preparing globally relevant MBAs' which was hosted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore on November 27, 2013.

Being held in all major centers of management education in India, Roundtable Conference has been attracting top notch speakers. Past speakers include Ms Vinita Bali, former MD, Britannia Industries; Mr Subrato Bagchi, Co-founder, MindTree; Mr D Shivakumar, CEO, Nokia; Mr Ravi Venkatesan, Director on the Boards of Infosys and AB Volvo; Dr. Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Ranked #11 on the Thinker's 50 World's Top Business Thinkers; Mr Manish Sabharwal, Chairman, TeamLease Services and Mr Abhijit Bhaduri, CLO, WIPRO Group.

The Chennai Round-table brings a big opportunity for the Vice Chancellors, Directors and Deans of the leading B Schools of South India to discuss about the ongoing challenges being faced by the management education in India, especially the Southern states of the country. The meet also aims at generating viable solutions to the burning issues. Registrations are open till February 15. The venue for the event is Trident Hotel, Chennai. offers a comprehensive preparation package coupled with over 200 online interactive classes with Top CAT experts including from IIMs for CAT 2014 preparation. Visit the link below for more information and new batch schedules:


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