12 Jan 2015

Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria Visits Asia

Meets with foreign press and hundreds of alumni
HBS Dean Nitin Nohria
Photo: Susan Young

Over the January break, Dean Nitin Nohria is traveling in Asia to visit Harvard Business School research centers and in support of the School’s campaign for the Fund for Leadership & Innovation.

As part of the trip, Dean Nohria has met with local media to discuss trends and best practices for business and management schools, educational policy-making, and the importance of innovation to entrepreneurship in healthy business ecosystems. Several hundred HBS alumni turned out for events in each city.

Please find links to coverage of his visit below:

  • CNBC hosts an exclusive interview with Dean Nohria on India’s business outlook
  • Live Mint with a Q&A covering Indian infrastructure and regulations
  • The Hindu Business Line on the importance of research and development for Indian management schools
  • The Economic Times on the necessary ecosystem for entrepreneurship and government policy’s role in it
  • The Financial Express covering the need for investment in advanced manufacturing in India
  • The Business Standard discusses how increased bandwidth and usage of data could help India’s competitiveness

As the tenth dean of Harvard Business School, Dean Nohria has identified five priorities for the School, including innovation in its educational programs, intellectual ambition that advances ideas with impact in practice, continued internationalization, creating a culture of inclusion, and fostering a culture of integration that acts as a catalyst for entrepreneurship. He has established a new year-long course in the Required Curriculum of the MBA Program (FIELD) that provides students with intensive small-group opportunities all over the world, and has overseen the launch of the U.S. Competitiveness Project and the Harvard Innovation Lab.

More information is available here.

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