B-Schools Leadership Conclave - Education Promotion Society of India
EPSI (Education Promotion Society of India) held its B-Schools Leadership Conclave 2018 on April 21, 2018 on the theme “Redefining Indian Management Education in A Rapidly Transforming World” The Conclave was inaugurated by Dr Anil D Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE and Prof. Jagdish Sheth, Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing at Emory University, USA delivered the Keynote Address and Padma Shri Dr. Pritam Singh, Former Director, IIM, Lucknow & MDI Gurgaon & Ex-Director General, IMI, New Delhi were the Guest of Honour.
The following were the eminent Speakers in the first session of the Conclave that was Panel Discussion, The eminent panelist were: Dr. Devi Singh, Vice Chancellor, Flame University, Pune, Dr. Ravikesh Srivastava, Dean-Academics, Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad , Dr. Bhimaraya Metri, Director, Indian Institute of Management, Tiruchirappalli, Shri Narayanan Ramaswami, Partner, Education Sector, KPMG India, Chennai, Dr. Parag Diwan, CEO, Paradigm Consultants and Resource Management Private Limited, Gurgaon and Shri Amit Agnihotri, Founder CEO, MBA Universe.com, Noida.
The next session was Panel Discussion II on “Regulatory Issues before Managemen Education”. The Panelist were Dr. Debashis Chatterjee, Director General, International Management Institute, Dr. Madhu Veeraraghavan, Director, T A Pai Management Institute, Manipal, Shri Gopal Sankararnarayanan, Advocate, Supreme Court of India, New Delhi, Shri Maheshwer Peri, Founder & Chairman, Careers360, New Delhi, Professor (Dr.) Sanjay Srivastava, Managing Director, Manav Rachna Educational Institutions, Faridabad. The abstract concluded 4th Industrial Revolution is also going to blur boundaries between sectors.
The Last session was panel discussion III highlighted “Developing New Age Model for Managing Indian B-Schools” The discussion focused that B’Schools will also need to adapt their own way of managing themselves. The entire value chain of management education is likely to see significant disruption. This will require the adoption of management practices that allow for efficient and effective processes for student intake, learning delivery, student graduation outcomes and so on. A greater adoption of technology by B’Schools will be necessary to continue to remain relevant and competitive. Technology will allow for massive lowering of non-teaching and teaching costs. In addition, enhanced access will require significant scaling up in size to remian viable. The fragmented nature of the sector is likely to give way to more consolidation.