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16th Global Advanced Management Programme 23-29 June 2019, California, USA

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All India Management Association (AIMA), as the national apex body of management profession in the country is committed to enhancing the competence of management profession through its multifaceted activities. AIMA has a broad base of 67 Local Management Associations including two cooperating LMAs abroad, with a membership of over 30,000. AIMA is represented on the Boards of India's premier Business Institutions and also represented on Boards of Government bodies including the AICTE, National Board of Accreditation, National Productivity Council to name a few. In addition, AIMA brings to the Indian managers, the best management practices and techniques through numerous foreign collaborations with professional bodies and institutions.

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13th Global Advanced Management Programme 2018, USA
Disruptive Innovation & Open Business Models in
The Changing Global Landscape

Silicon Valley, California, USA : 24th – 30th June, 2018

13th Global Advanced Management Programme

AIMA organised its 13th edition of the Global Advanced Management Programme (GAMP) in the Silicon Valley, USA, from 24th to 30th June, 2018. The programme was led by Prof. Solomon Darwin, Executive Director, Center for Corporate Innovation, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. The theme of the programme was ‘Disruptiv Innovation & Open Business Models in the Changing Global Landscape’.

GAMP is designed especially for senior executives to provide insights into Open Innovation and Disruptive Innovative business model. From keynote speakers and panel discussions to executive briefings at top Silicon Valley companies, participants actively engaged in creative problem-solving exercises and developed a new business model for their own organisations. The senior executives attending the programme learned from a multitude of inspirational and innovative leaders at on-site visits to Berkeley SkyDeck, RocketSpace, Fujitsu Open Innovation Gateway, PayPal, NVidia, Cisco, Wipro, NextEra Energy, IBM, Genpact Digital Labs and Ford Innovation Center.

Mr Venkatesan Ashok, Consul General of India in San Francisco addressed and interacted with the participants at a special plenary session. Other keynote speakers at the programme included, Mr Vivek Wadhwa, Distinguished Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, Researcher, Columnist, Author and Technology entrepreneur; Mr PK Agarwal, CEO, Northeastern University (SV) and Former CTO, California State; and Mr Arding Hsu, Innovation Strategy Advisor to CTO, ThyssenKrupp. At the end of the programme, the participants presented an innovative business model for their companies to a Jury comprising of senior executives from Silicon Valley. The delegates were also conferred with the ‘Global Advanced Management Programme’ Certificate.