Faculty Development and Research Orientation @GLBIMR on March 27, 2019 at Crown Plaza, Mayur Vihar

Faculty Development and Research Orientation @GLBIMR on March 27, 2019 at Crown Plaza, Mayur Vihar

It has been a constant endeavor at GLBIMR to provide multi-dimensional platforms to faculty to explore new research areas along with developing understanding of real life corporate scenario. These initiatives are taken under the educational leadership of Mr. Pankaj Agarwal, Vice Chairman, GL Bajaj Educational Institutions and academic orientation of Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director General, GLBIMR. Dr. Anand Rai, Associate Professor , GLBIMR attended Higher Education Summit organized by Indian Express in association with Amazon Web Service (AWS) on March 27, 2019 at Crown Plaza, Mayur Vihar on the theme "The Next (R)evolution in Indian Higher Education". It was a full day summit which was attended by more than 100 delegates from Industry and academia from all over the country.

The key points discussed and deliberated were the evolving role of technology in improving quality of education, future of education - digitized classrooms, student developed apps, online communities and gamification and technology presentations on some of the most innovative technologies and applications.Professor from IIM Bangalore highlighted how they have used technology and developed Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) in the campus to provide quality higher management education to masses. Representative from AICTE, talked about various initiatives taken by the Regulator to increase Industry and Academia Interface in Technical Higher Education in India.

Various Representatives from Ministry of Skill Development highlighted the importance of Vocational Training and the efforts being made by the Ministry to enhance the quality of training provided by various stakeholders in the country. Overall, it was a great learning experience for the faculty in charge to be part of this summit. Many of the key takeaways would be implemented at GLBIMR in the near future to enhance the knowledge of the students in making them more corporate ready.