Dr. Himanshu Rai appointed as Dean of SDA Bocconi India campus
Dr. Himanshu Rai has been appointed as the Dean of SDA Bocconi Asia Centre located in Mumbai. SDA Bocconi School of Management, Milan, Italy has announced his appointment on September 16, 2014.
Dr. Rai is a Fellow from IIM-Ahmedabad, and had a teaching stint at XLRI Jamshedpur before joining IIM-Lucknow as faculty, HR and Organisational Behavior, where he also floated courses such as Justice, Ethics, and Morality (JEM), Framing Identities and Roles through Exploration (FIRE), and Leadership Through Literature (LTL). According to MISB Bocconi, Dr. Rai will drive the strategic development and management of the academic and executive programmes of MISB Bocconi.
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On his appointment, Dr. Rai said, “My endeavour will be to create a new precedent in management education by marrying Bocconi’s global pedigree and experience with India’s rich cultural ethos and opportunity.” He added that MISB will also help enhance Indian industry’s expertise by floating executive programmes in niche areas such as luxury fashion, family businesses, foods and beverages, internet, social, and mobile marketing, etc specially aimed at executives.
Regarding the niche programmes, Dr. Rai mentioned, “I value the opportunity to help people become aware of their own selves, choices, and opportunities that life presents them with, and realise their potential to the fullest.”
Stefano Caselli, Vice Rector, International Affairs, Bocconi University said, “Dr Himanshu Rai is one of India’s foremost experts on human resources and organisational development, among his many accomplishments,” He also added, “We are certain that Dr Rai will take MISB Bocconi to new and great heights in management education and research internationally.”
SDA Bocconi, a part of UniversitÃ Bocconi, is one of the select B-schools worldwide to have received all three of the prestigious international accreditations, AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System), and AMBA (Association of MBAs).
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Is getting into SDA BOCCONI ASIA CENTER MUMBAI difficult with 7.8 CGPA in 10th, 70% in 12th and aggregate of 60% in graduation
There are various factors that are taken into consideration for SDA Bocconi's selection process. For starter's Graduation in any discipline will do good. But on an average the Candidate's work experience is between 3-8 years. But as a fresher, if you have an impeccable Academic record, your application will be considered. And you will have to take a Language Proficiency test like TOEFL/IELTS/PTE/CPE,etc. And the applications are shortlisted considering various factors like Academic profile, Language proficiency test score, work experience and your CAT or GMAT score. GMAT is the most preferred exam here. Now though you have a good Academic profile, you need to come up with a solid Recommendation letter and an outstanding performance in the Interview to be selected for their full time MBA programme here. For more information, please visit their official website at: https://www.sdabocconi.it/en/faq/full-time-mba
I have been reading about the course not having a AICTE accredition, wont that affect the value of the course?
I understand that you are interested about some course at SDA Bocconi Asia Center, Mumbai and have noticed that the course is not accredited by AICTE and so to answer your question I would like to advise you that you please do not take this particular course into consideration as most of the organizations do make a note of the fact that whether the candidate has studied from an AICTE approved college or not while placements or during employment as they take this matter into significant consideration.