The Embassy of India in Berne is honoured to be conducting two Seminars – one on Invest in India and the other on R&D – at IMD Lausanne in the early part of next year. The visit was organized by Prof. Charles Dhanaraj, Professor of Strategy and Global Leadership, IMD. He has an extremely distinguished background as an award winning researcher and teacher.
IMD Lausanne is one of the top management institutes and offers one of the best Executive MBAs in the world. IMD’s approach is to customise the course to the requirements of the individual and the group with an outstanding international faculty and targeted, hard-hitting insights, as a result of which teachings are impactful.
The Embassy of India had the privilege to attend some of these lectures as a guest and hold discussions with Dr. Dominique Turpin, President (Nestle Professor), Dr. Tawfik Jelassi, Professor of Strategy and Technology Management, Dr. Christos Cabolis, Chief Economist & Head of Operations, IMD World Competitiveness Centre, Mr. Jay Narayanan, Professor of Organizational Behavior & Leadership, Prof. Christopher L. Tucci, EPFL (Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship Institute), EPFL CDM MTEI CSI, Ms. Luchia Mallet, Programs & Client Relationship Manager, IMD World Competitiveness Centre and several others.
We also had the privilege of meeting the Mahindra and Tech Mahindra team which were visiting for a 2-week orientation session on latest management insights and strategies. Some of the members of the team are given below:
Dr. Pawan Goenka, Executive Director & Group President (Auto & Farm Sector), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd; Shri Rajeev Dubey, Group President (HR & Corporate Services) & CEO (After-Market Sector), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd; Dr. Prince Augustin, Executive Vice President (Group Human Capital & Leadership Development), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd; Shri S.P. Shukla, Group President (Aerospace, Defence & Steel), Mahindra; Shri Vikram Nair, President – EMEA, Tech Mahindra, Shri Lakshmanan Chidambaram, Head – North America, Tech Mahindra, Shri Jagdish Mitra, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, Tech Mahindra Dr. Jaideep Devare, Managing Director, Mahindra Insurance Brokers Ltd; Shri Parag Shah, Managing Partner, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd; Shri Ramesh G. Iyer, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd; Shri Kavinder Singh, Managing Director & CEO, Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Limited.
We had the privilege of taking some photographs and videos.
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