AIMA conducted its popular Global Advanced Management Programme (GAMP) at Tel Aviv, Israel from 2nd to 7th March 2019. The theme of the programme was ‘Connecting with Israel’s Innovation Dynamics’ and was led by Mr. Claude Smadja, former Managing Director of the World Economic Forum. 8 senior delegates from Private and Public Sector companies participated.
The programme started with delegates getting an overview of the Israeli economy and the entire landscape of Indo-Israeli relations in terms of trade cooperation. The interactions and campus visits included places like Israel Manufacturers Association, Sanara Ventures - a joint venture between the largest pharmaceutical companies in Israel-Teva and Philips, ISRAEL Aerospace industries, ISRAEL innovation authority, start-up companies like StartUp Nation Central, and OurCrowd, Tel Aviv University, Nice Technologies, Cortica and Vayyar Imaging. Some renowned personalities involved in the innovation ecosystem of Israel like Mr Benjamin Soffler and Ms Karin Rubinstein also addressed the group.
One of the key highlights of the trip was the visit of the delegation to Peres Center for Peace and Innovation set up by one of the most renowned Israeli statesmen, Mr Shimon Peres, the former Prime Minister and President of Israel. The delegation also visited the Holy city of Jerusalem for excursion