INSEAD hosting India Business Dialogue in Mumbai
Source: BI-ME , Author: Posted by BI-ME staff
Posted: Sat February 25, 2012 10:11 am

UAE. INSEAD, the leading international business school, in conjunction with Eruditus, INSEAD’s executive education partner in India, will present the INSEAD India Business Dialogue at the Taj Lands End Hotel in Mumbai on 25 February 2012.

The event, ‘Entrepreneurial Leadership: Driving India’s Growth,’ will address the region’s long-term growth prospects and how business leaders can capitalise on growth opportunities.
‘As the last decade has shown, India’s growth prospects remain strong.  While rapid growth presents a  huge opportunity for Indian firms, it also presents many challenges  including the relative dearth of entrepreneurial general managers who can provide the strong business leadership required to successfully capitalise on growth opportunities,’ said Dipak C. Jain, Dean of INSEAD.
Jain continued: ‘As the Business School for the World, INSEAD aims to participate in a sustainable way in the India growth story. The INSEAD India Business Dialogue will help business leaders understand the challenges and opportunities that are sure to come their way.’
Chaitanya Kalipatnapu, co-founder and Director of Eruditus, added:  ‘Eruditus is delighted to partner with INSEAD for the event. The Dialogue presents a rich opportunity for interaction between INSEAD executive education participants, alumni, business leaders and industry stalwarts.’
The programme will bring together INSEAD professors and established speakers to lead about 200 senior business and media executives as well as INSEAD alumni from around India and the world, for a day of debate and discussion around entrepreneurial leadership and India’s growth prospects. The sessions include dialogues with successful business leaders, panel discussions as well as many networking opportunities.
Speakers include Adi Godrej, Chairman Godrej Group,  Dipak C. Jain, Dean of INSEAD; Dinesh Dayal, COO, L’Oreal and President of the INSEAD Alumni Association, India; Raj Jain, CEO Bharti Walmart; Rajiv Verma, CEO HT Media Limited; Dhanpal Jhaveri, Partner and CEO, Everstone Capital; VSS Mani, Founder and CEO, Just Dial Limited; Paddy Padmanabhan, Professor of Marketing, INSEAD; Bala Vissa, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, INSEAD; and Claudia Zeisberger, Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences and Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, INSEAD.
The INSEAD India Business Dialogue is held in conjunction with the INSEAD Leadership Programme for Senior Indian Executives (ILPSIE) and Eruditus.
The full programme is available here.  Live streaming from the event will be available from our live blog: and live tweeting from the event @INSEADLive
About INSEAD, The Business School for the World
As one of the world’s leading and largest graduate business schools, INSEAD brings together people, cultures and ideas from around the world to change lives and to transform organisations. A global perspective and cultural diversity are reflected in all aspects of our research and teaching.

With campuses in Europe (France), Asia (Singapore) and Abu Dhabi, INSEAD’s business education and research spans three continents. Our 141 renowned Faculty members from 35 countries inspire more than 1,000 degree participants annually in our MBA, Executive MBA and PhD programmes. In addition, more than 6,000 executives participate in INSEAD’s executive education programmes each year.

In addition to INSEAD’s programmes on our three campuses,  INSEAD participates in academic partnerships with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia & San Francisco); the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University near Chicago, and  Johns Hopkins University/SAIS in Washington DC.
In Asia, INSEAD partners with Tsinghua University in Beijing and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore.   INSEAD is a founding partner in the multidisciplinary Sorbonne University created in 2012, and also partners with Fundação Dom Cabral in Brazil.

In 2009, INSEAD celebrated 50 years as a pioneer of international business education based in Europe.  In 2010, INSEAD celebrated the 10th Anniversary of our Asia campus in Singapore. This year, we mark five years of activity in Abu Dhabi.

Around the world and over the decades, INSEAD continues to conduct cutting edge research and to innovate across all our programmes to provide business leaders with the knowledge and sensitivity to operate anywhere. These core values have enabled us to become truly "The Business School for the World."
More information about INSEAD can be found at



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