Former IIM Calcutta Director Joins Calcutta Business School
Former director of IIM Calcutta, Prof. Shekhar Chaudhuri joins Calcutta Business School, Bishnupur as Director. A respected name in the Indian B-School circles, Dr. Chaudhuri served as the director in IIM C for two consecutive terms where he was responsible for launching new academic programs and significant thrust in research activities, accreditations many academic initiatives.
Calcutta Business School is an autonomous institute offers Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programs and is approved by AICTE. The college is promoted by Shikshayatan Foundation (formerly MBV Society) with Mr. S. K. Birla as the Chairman.
Commenting on the development, Mr. S. K. Birla said, “We aim to create a ‘Centre of Excellence in Management Education’ where we nurture and develop future business leaders who contribute to their organisations and beyond.Business across the globe over past few years has forced the management education system to relook. The guiding principle for the industry is now to find potential managers with a blend of academic excellence and business acumen which is relevant to the industry for the present and future business scenario. Under the leadership of notable academician like Dr. Chaudhuri and with his institution building capabilities, Calcutta Business School will cater to the demands of the stakeholders.”
“A transformational change process has been initiated that would encompass multi-dimensional growth covering academic programmes and research, faculty enhancement and development that are designed to create new age business leaders. One has to cope with the dynamism of the VUCA situations, adjust to turbulence of business environment, execute and meet the organisational objectives year-on-year” mentioned Dr. Shekhar Chaudhuri.
Professor Chaudhuri has earlier held faculty and administrative positions in various institutions and business houses. He was in IIM Ahmedabad for 27 years,
College of Business and Administration, Southern Illinois University, ESCP, Paris School of Management, Vinod Gupta School of Management at IIT Kharagpur, Shiv Nadar University been a consultant to the World Bank.
Calcutta Business School’s sprawling 15-acres eco-friendly campus at Bishnupur at the outskirts of Kolkata offers state-of-the-art facilities to enable a 24×7 continuous learning environment. Applications are open for the current PGDM 2017-19 batch.