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International Seminar on Globalizing the MBA- Issues & Prospects

The Indian Institute of cost and Management Studies & Research (Indsearch) Conducted an international seminar on the theme of  ‘Globalizing the MBA- Issues & Prospects’ at its Bavdhan campus on 15th January, 2019.

The seminar was attended by Faculty of University of Wisconsin Parkside, Faculty and students of Indsearch.

The seminar began with formal inauguration by the traditional lighting of the lamp. This was followed by the Keynote address of Prof.Tammy McGuckin, Vice Provost , University of Wisconsin Parkside. She emphasised on the aspects of global management education open for international students. It was followed by addresses of Dr.Susan Lincke Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin , Parkside and Prof. Troy Moldenhauer, Director, Admissions and Recruitments, University of Wisconsin , Parkside. Various areas of Course structure, options available at University and procedures and formalities were discussed by them

To carry forward the discussion in depth, the inaugural session was followed by in-depth panel discussion conducted by senior Indsearch faculty Dr. Vasudha Garde, Faculty, Finance and International Economics. The panel touched upon various areas on internationalization of MBA, the similarities and differences in Indian and Global MBA, the procedural requirements of admission and the adjustment issues faced by students while studying at USA. The Faculties from University of Wisconsin Parkside took this opportunity to acquaint the students with the various course optional available and the career prospects. The session was keenly attended by students and addressed many of their queries and doubts in the subsequent question-answer sessions.

Post lunch break, the paper presentations were carried out on the seminar theme. The faculties as well as students presented various research papers in different tracks. The papers were diverse in scope and touched upon overview of various management education courses, role played by technology, cultural adjustments, accreditation impact, admission issues, pedagogical differences and overall challenges and issues of management education. The papers were both enlightening and thought provoking in content and scope.

Post Tea break, the valedictory session was held. the participants as well as noticeable paper contributions were recognized . The session as well as seminar concluded on a positive note. It was indeed a value addition to the awareness of students about globalization of management education and provided right direction to them about prospects and processes of the same.