Elon University Short Term Visit - IMT Ghaziabad

On 10th January, 2012, IMT Ghaziabad welcomed a team of delegates from Elon University, USA which includes their president Leo Lambert, his wife Laurie and the course leader Dr. Neeraj J Gupta along with 33 students. They were addressed and welcomed by Director IMT Ghaziabad. The program started with various lectures delivered by our IMT Ghaziabad faculty members.

Dr. Debabrata Data shared his thoughts about the changing Indian Business & Economy. He touched upon the vital points of the business scenario in the country and discussed the development of Indian economy so far. The participants were also given an insightful lecture on “Jugaad -Innovation in the Indian Context” by Prof. Rajat Gera. The important points that were discussed in the lecture were:

• The Indian Version of Jugaad
• Use of Jugaad in Indian business
• Juggad and Sustainable Innovation
• Jugaad and Corporate India
• The Indian Business Management Way-Jugaad and Adaptation
• Jugaad: A New Growth Formula for Corporate America
• Jugaad: Business Models and products

This was followed by presentations on Life at IMT and its clubs and committees. It ended with an informal interactive session with the faculty and students at the campus. The program ended with a small cricket match between IMT and Elon University students.