Start Date: 3/4/2020 5:00 PM EST
End Date: 3/4/2020 6:00 PM EST
Event Website: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8405247829400105740
Early Stage Innovation Winner
Asia School of Business
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
5:00 p.m. EST/4:00 p.m. CTL
How do you successfully drive innovation in your business school? Learn from our 2019 MBA Roundtable Innovator Award Winners on their successful innovations and programs, how they accomplished them and tips on driving innovation in your organization.
We begin our series with our 2019 MBA Roundtable Innovator Award Winner for Early Stage Innovation: the Asia School of Business. The Asia School of Business (ASB) was established in collaboration with MIT Sloan School of Management in 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at the initiative and support of Bank Negara Malaysia (Central Bank of Malaysia) as a response to the demand for highly-qualified, industry-ready talent to meet the needs of the growth opportunities of the emerging world, in particular of Asia. ASB’s mission is to combine the MIT Sloan academic rigor and discipline with regional expertise, insights and perspectives of Asia and emerging market economies, to become the premier business school and hub for global knowledge in the region, which is also recognized for its ability to develop transformative and principled leaders who will contribute to a better future and to the advancement of the emerging world.ASB’s unique value proposition is to deliver high quality education through an intense action learning curriculum that provides its students productive opportunities to engage, each of the 5 semesters with partner companies all across the region and beyond in month long projects of various range and focus.
Loredana Padurean, Professor of Management and Faculty Director for Action Learning
Loredana Padurean is Professor of Management and Faculty Director for Action Learning at the Asia School of Business (ASB) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a collaboration between the MIT Sloan School of Management and Central Bank of Malaysia . She is also International Faculty Fellow at MIT. Prior to joining ASB, she taught undergraduate, MBA and Executive Education courses in Operations Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the Indian School of Business, Brandeis University and Lasell College. Her most recent research focuses on Operations for Entrepreneurs and the development of principles for entrepreneurial companies to build operations strategies and capabilities consistent with their business objectives. Prof. Loredana has an MA in Communication and Economics and a PhD in Management from USI Switzerland. The Swiss National Research Foundation awarded her twice with a grant for an action research dissertation in understanding governance models through multiple lenses. She is a serial entrepreneur, and a board member and advisor for start-ups. Loredana is a passionate teacher and interested in creating innovative learning environments.
Qistina Jamil, Academic Associate for Action Learning
Qistina Jamil is an Academic Associate for Action Learning at the Asia School of Business (ASB) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a collaboration between the MIT Sloan School of Management and Central Bank of Malaysia. Qistina also helps coordinate Executive Education courses conducted by Prof Loredana at ASB. In her early career days, Qistina worked as a Claims Administrator appointed under the Professional Indemnity Insurance Scheme for the Malaysian Bar. Qistina was awarded a full scholarship from the Malaysia Public Service Department and obtained a Bachelor of Laws from Bond University, Australia. She is passionate in making contribution to the educational services industry and to help ASB mission to be a premier business school that develops transformative and principled leaders who will contribute to a better future and advance the emerging world.