IMC 2022 Program Agenda

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Day 1 | Friday, Dec 09, 2022
10.00-11.30 AM
Theme: Measuring MBA Outcomes
In the context of evolving social and business landscape, what are the desired outcomes from B-schools and their graduates? How should B-schools define and measure these desired outcomes? Rigorous measurement of the desired outcomes will guide strategy formulation, resource allocation and impact measurement.
Welcome Address
Mr Amit Agnihotri,
Founder & Convenor, IMC
Address by Conference Partner & Host
Dr Debashis Chatterjee, Director, IIM Kozhikode
Inaugural Address by Chief Guest for Inaugural Session
Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar
Union Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology; Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
Keynote Address
Mr Shyam Srinivasan,
MD & CEO, Federal Bank
International Keynote Address
Dr Nilanjan Sen,
Dean, School of Business, University at Albany, State University of New York, USA
11.30-12.00 PM
12.00-01.00 PM
Topic: Measuring Learning Outcome
How does MBA program offer required academic rigour to ensure that MBAs have Conceptual Clarity, Ability to apply concepts to real life issues, and take Effective decisions? How are learning outcomes being measured? Are they effective measures? This session will host Deans and Subject Experts who will discuss these questions, and suggest right measures of learning outcomes.
Session Chair: Dr Varun Nagaraj, Dean, SPJIMR Mumbai
Dr Geoff Perry, EVP & Chief Officer, Asia Pacific, AACSB International
Dr Ramabhadran S. Thirumalai, Deputy Dean, Academic Programmes, Indian School of Business (ISB)
Dr Shubhasis Dey, Dean (FA&D), IIM Kozhikode
Dr Sangeeta Bharadwaj, Dean, Graduate Programmes, MDI Gurgaon
01.00-02.00 PM
02.00-03.00 PM
Topic: Measuring Research Outcomes
An important outcome of management education system is the intellectual contributions of faculty through research. Current emphasis is on publishing in peer reviewed Journals, especially those included in FT Ranking or ABDC List. However, the real impact of these publication is often not measured. For instance, how many publications have genuinely created new knowledge. Or, what has been the influence on industry practices? Has industry identified faculty as subject expert for consulting? Finally, how has management research contributed to uplifting the society. This session will host Directors, Deans and Subject Experts who will ask these hard questions, and suggest right measures of research impact.
Session Chair: Dr Nava Subramaniam, Dean, Amrita School of Business Coimbatore
Dr Rudra Sensarma, Former Dean (RI & I); Professor, IIM Kozhikode
Dr Francois Bonvalet, Director, BSIS, EFMD
Dr Lakshmi Kumar, Dean, IFMR GSB, Krea University Sri City
Dr Neena Sondhi, Dean Research & Accreditation, IMI New Delhi
03.00-04.00 PM
Topic: “UG Management Education: Identifying Distinct Outcomes”
Extending the IMC Conference theme to Undergraduate Management Education, this special session will focus on the desired Outcomes from IPM and other UG programs like BBA, BBS and BMS. Speakers shall share the expected Outcomes of their UG Management Program – how they are Identified, Delivered and Measured.
Session Chair: Mr Vinay Hebbar, Senior Vice-President, Head - International Markets, Harvard Business Publishing
Dr Suraj Commuri, Senior Associate Dean, School of Business, University at Albany, State University of New York, USA
Dr Shruti Tewari, Chair-IPM, IIM Indore
Dr Viraj Varma, Chairperson-IPM, IIM Ranchi
Dr Aditya Mohan Jadhav, Dean, TAPMI Bengaluru Campus
Dr Niraj Mankad, Assistant Dean - Programs, School of Business FLAME University Pune
04.00-05.00 PM
Topic: Rethinking Admissions for achieving desired Outcomes
MBA Outcomes are influenced by the ‘Input’ – the academic and social profile of students admitted. To ensure the right Class-mix, Admission Policy formulation requires balancing many complex factors like analytical ability with leadership capability, and concern for society. So how can B-schools select the right class to achieve the desired institutional outcomes? Experts from leading Indian B-schools and Global subject experts will offer some answers.
Session Chair: Dr Atish Chattopadhay, Director, JAGSOM; Vice Chancellor, Vijay Bhoomi University
Dr Alberto Acereda, AVP for Global Higher Education, ETS
Dr Vishwa Ballabh, Chairperson Admissions, XLRI Jamshedpur; Convenor, XAT
Dr P K Shajahan, Dean, Academic Affairs, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai
Dr Amit Das, Chairperson - MBA Admissions, IFMR GSB, KREA University Sri City
05.00-05.30 PM
05.30-07.00 PM
Topic: "Revisiting MBA Outcomes: Identifying Key Indices & Implementation Strategies"
Academic Outcomes, Research Outcomes and Corporate Readiness of MBA graduates are key outcomes expected from B-schools. Plenary Sessions with Subject Experts are being organized on these topics at the Conference.
In this Special Session titled Leader’s Roundtable, top Management Education Leaders shall share their perspectives on what are the Key Indices they use to track the Outcomes of their Institution, and the Peers. These indices will indeed cover the typical Academic, Research and Corporate outcomes, but may offer other important Outcomes for management education in India. Leaders shall also outline Implementation Strategy that they deploy at their institutions to ensure these Outcomes are continuously Measured and Achieved.
During the session, CXOs from leading Global Knowledge Organizations shall offer rich external perspectives on the session topic.    
Session Chair: Mr Amit Agnihotri, Founder & Convenor, IMC
Dr Debashis Chatterjee
, Director, IIM Kozhikode
Fr Sebastian George, S.J, Director, XLRI Jamshedpur
Dr Varun Nagaraj, Dean, SPJIMR Mumbai
Dr H. Chaturvedi, Alt President, EPSI; Director, BIMTECH Greater Noida
Mr Raghav Gupta, Managing Director, India and APAC, Coursera
Dr Asit K Barma, Director, BIM Tiruchirapalli
Dr N. R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD Mysore
Mr Gaurav Srivastava, Regional Director - South Asia, GMAC
Presentation of Member Certificates by AACSB International
07.00 PM
Day 2 | Saturday, Dec 10, 2022
09.15-10.30 AM
Theme 1: Measuring Academic Learning: Framework & Implementation
Theme 2: Measuring Corporate Readiness: Approaches & Results
Dr Pawan Kumar Singh, Director, IIM Tiruchirappalli
Dr SR Singhvi, Management Consultant & Advisor; Former Senior Faculty, IIM Indore & MDI Gurgaon
Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna (CIMP); Dayananda Sagar Business School Bangalore; Goa Institute of Management (GIM) Goa; Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS) Delhi; Jagdish Sheth School of Management (JAGSoM) Bangalore; JBIMS Mumbai; PSG Institute of Management (PSGIM) Coimbatore; Rajagiri Business School Cochin; School of Inspired Leadership (SOIL) Gurgaon; School of Management, Hindustan Institute of Management and Science Chennai; Siva Sivani Institute of Management (SSIM) Hyderabad; TAPMI Manipal; Vivekanand Business School Mumbai; Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship (XIME) Bangalore
All Names in Alphabetic Order
10.30-11.00 AM
Topic: Leadership Imperatives for Surviving & Thriving in a BANI ('brittle', 'anxious', 'nonlinear' and 'incomprehensible') World
Keynote Address
Mr Suresh Narayanan,
Chairman and Managing Director, Nestlé India Limited
11.00-12.00 PM
Topic: Measuring Corporate Readiness.
B-schools often judging themselves successful by achieving 100% placement or high average salary in Campus Placements. However, high MBA attrition within first 12-18 months is quite common. Are B-schools conscious of quality of placements, and right-match? Perhaps, corporate readiness of MBA graduates should be measured over the life span of MBA Alumni on parameters related to Job Satisfaction and Career Progression. This session will host Directors, Deans and Subject Experts who will discuss these questions, and suggest right measures.
Session Chair: Dr Vishal Talwar, Director, IMT Ghaziabad
Dr Srinivasan R Iyengar, Director, JBIMS Mumbai
Dr Ajit Parulekar, Director, Goa Institute of Management Goa
Dr Monica Khanna, Director, K J Somaiya Institute of Management Mumbai
Dr Kumar Mohanty, Director-Corporate Relations, KIIT University Bhubaneswar
12.00-12.30 PM
12.30-01.30 PM
Valedictory Address by Chief Guest
Hon'ble Shri Ram Nath Kovind, Former President of India
Presentation of:
Presentation of IMC Awards for Excellence in Management Education
Presentation of IMC Distinguished Alumni Awards
Presentation of Accreditation Certificates by AACSB International
01.30-02.30 PM
Roundtable on UG Management Programs Outcomes begins at 3.00 PM, Roundtable Agenda is available on this link.
Speakers, Delegates and Partners are invited for Conclave Dinner at 6.30 PM.

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