Epgp 2009-10 - international immersion-debriefing

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Epgp 2009-10 - international immersion-debriefing

  1. 1. INTERNATIONAL IMMERSION EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP PROGRAM for EPGP-IIM Indore at Katz Graduate Business School, Pittsburgh 7 th Feb 2010 to 19 th Feb 2010
  2. 2. Journey to Pittsburgh – The Travel <ul><li>6 th Feb 2010 - Group 1 – New Delhi to Doha </li></ul><ul><li>6 th Feb 2010 - Group 2 – Mumbai to Doha </li></ul><ul><li>6 th Feb 2010, 3: 00 PM - Combined Group – Doha to New York </li></ul><ul><li>(Flight scheduled for Washington diverted to New York due to heavy snowfall at Washington Airport) </li></ul><ul><li>Night Stay at New York – 6 th Feb 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>New York to Pittsburgh – 7 th Feb 2010 ( 9:00 P.M.) ( 5 students arrived on 8 th Feb via DC) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Welcome and Introduction 8 th Feb 2010 <ul><li>Decades heaviest snowfall in Pittsburgh </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum rescheduled from 9 th Feb 2010 to 19 th Feb 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Classes and activities rescheduled for Sat & Sun </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome and Introduction by Ms. Anne Nemer , Assistant Dean and ED of EMBA, on 8 th Feb 2010. </li></ul>
  4. 4. ELP – IIM INDORE Program Schedule               Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday February 7, 2010 February 8, 2010 February 9, 2010 February 10, 2010 February 11, 2010 February 12, 2010 February 13, 2010     8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Global Business Professor John Camillus 8:30 - 11:45 a.m. Creativity Professor Tom Saaty 8:30 - 11:45 a.m. Corporate Social Responsibility Professor Audrey Murrell 8:30 am COMPANY VISIT: Center for Connected Medicine 8:30 - 12:00 p.m. Creativity Professor Tom Saaty       12:00 - 1:00 Guest Speaker Larry Schultz, US Steel 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. Global Business Professor John Camillus 11:15 am : Pickup lunch 12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch       1:00 - 4:30 pm Corporate Social Responsibility Professor Audrey Murrell 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Creativity Professor Tom Saaty 1:00 pm Company visit: PPG Coating Innovation Center 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Brazil Panel Professors: Reid Andrews, and Lucio Soibelman       6:30 p.m. Networking EMBA 36 Holiday Inn select                 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday February 14, 2010 February 15, 2010 February 16, 2010 February 17, 2010 February 18, 2010 February 19, 2010 February 20, 2010                 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 8:30 - 10:45 a.m. 8:30 - 11:45 a.m. 8:30 - 12:00 p.m. 8:30 - 11:45 a.m.   Leadership, Influence and Communication Adjunct Professor David Binder Creativity Professor Tom Saaty AHP Overview Professor Tom Saaty Entrepreneurship and Innovation Professor Rich Patton Entrepreneurship and Innovation Professor Rich Patton   Pittsburgh city tour 1.00 PM to 2.30 PM   11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Guest Speaker Richard Etling 1:00 pm COMPANY VISIT: Bombardier Tour & Discussion 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Guest Speaker David Hughes, Global HR Director for Automotive Coatings, PPG Industries 12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch     12:30 - 3:30 p.m. China Expert Professor Tom Rawski 1:30 - 4:30 pm Entrepreneurship and Innovation (cont…) 1:00 - 4:00 pm Creativity Presentations Professor Tom Saaty     4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Globalization: A Societal Approach Professor Stu Sutin 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Carnegie Museum Tour with Terry Smith 4:00 pm Certificates           8:00 pm - 12:00 am German Night    
  5. 5. ACADEMICS
  6. 6. Sessions on Creativity and Analytic Hierarchy Process ( AHP) <ul><li>By Prof. Thomas L. Saaty and Prof. Rozann </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions’ duration– 15 hrs 45 mins </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions on Creativity included – </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Various aspects of creativity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations on creativity by students as part of creativity project, some topics presented were – </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>i-KID – to impart education to unprivileged kids </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Carbon Currency – Future trading currency </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Beauty of white – Spray painting of TajMahal </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Total 15 + presentations by student groups </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Sessions on Creativity and Analytic Hierarchy Process ( AHP) (cont…) <ul><li>Sessions on AHP included: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding Decision making process Using AHP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Usage of Decision Tool: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.SuperDecisions.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Worked on real life problem of </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Countering Terrorism in India </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Class organized into two groups </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Worked on the problem evaluating various options and criteria – Results obtained by the two groups were compared </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Sessions on Global Business <ul><li>By Prof. John Camillus </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions’ duration – 10 hrs 30 mins </li></ul><ul><li>Topics on Global Business included: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Perspective on Global Business including complexities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to do Uncertainty Planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategy as a Wicked Problem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group presentations on uncertainty planning – Group projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Case discussions (Partially) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Sessions on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) <ul><li>By Prof. Audrey J. Murrell </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions’ duration – 7 hrs </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions on CSR included - </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Various perspectives on CSR </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How certain corporate are executing and benefiting from their CSR activities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Importance and relevance of CSR in corporate world </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Group exercise on Case discussions </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Sessions on Leadership, Influence and Communication <ul><li>By Prof. David Binder </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions’ duration – 7 hrs </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions included - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exercise on crafting an elevator pitch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How Leadership, Influence and Communication matters and various perspectives on the same </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Sessions on Entrepreneurship and Innovation <ul><li>By Prof. Richard Patton </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions’ duration – 10 hrs </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions included – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Discussion – AJAY BAM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financing new Ventures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current state of venture capital industry in US including funding aspects </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. PANEL DISCUSSION
  13. 13. CHINA – Past , Present and Future <ul><li>Prof Tom G. Rawski – Prof. of Economics and History, University of Pittsburgh </li></ul><ul><li>Tour of China’s socialist period </li></ul><ul><li>China’s reforms : why and how </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on specific industry like Steel, Electronic Goods, Machine Tools & Technology </li></ul><ul><li>China’s economic prospects </li></ul><ul><li>Weaknesses in China’s political economy </li></ul><ul><li>Policy issues </li></ul>
  14. 14. Brazil <ul><li>Brazil – Past , Present and Future </li></ul><ul><li>Prof George Reid Andrews – Prof. of History, University of Pittsburgh </li></ul><ul><li>Prof Lucio Soibelman – Prof of Civil and Environmental Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>History of Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Diversity of Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison between Brazilian and Indian Culture using Hofstede Culture Dimensions </li></ul>
  15. 15. COMPANY VISITS
  16. 16. UPMC : Connected Medicine <ul><li>Overview of UPMC and International Commercial Services Division (ICSD) </li></ul><ul><li>Case Based Presentation on Connected Medicine Model </li></ul>
  17. 17. PPG : Coating Innovation Center <ul><li>Presentation on Overview of PPG & Innovation Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Visit to </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vibration testing Lab </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scratch and Dent Testing Lab </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Electro plating Lab </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Corrosion a Testing Lab </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Bombardier : Transportation <ul><li>Overview and Growth Story of Bombardier’s Aerospace and Rail Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Bombardier India </li></ul><ul><li>Visit to : </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tyre train assembly line </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Electrical sub assembly line </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Electric motor Load testing shop </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 19. GUEST SPEAKERS
  20. 20. Guest Speakers <ul><li>Global Steel in Transition - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recent History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What’s Next </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By Mr. Larry G. Schultz – Senior VP and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Controller (Retired) – US Steel Corporation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nuclear Energy - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Current and future of Nuclear Energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nuclear Energy vis-à-vis other sources of energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Westinghouse operations across the globe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By Mr. Rick Etling – Vice President (Strategy) - Westinghouse </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Guest Speakers (cont…) <ul><li>People Management at PPG - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Employee resourcing for Automotive coatings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global presence and opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By Mr. David Hughes – Global HR Director </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>for Automotive Coatings – PPG Industries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Globalization : A Societal Approach - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Global trends and their impact on business, govt. and society </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Define effective business leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership competencies for effective business leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By Prof. Stu Sutin – University of Pittsburgh </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. BEYOND THE CURRICULUM
  23. 23. Beyond the Curriculum <ul><li>Get together with EMBA 2009 students </li></ul><ul><li>Molly’s Trolley city and campus tour </li></ul><ul><li>Visit to Carnegie Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Invitation to participate in German Night </li></ul>
  24. 24. Departure – US to India <ul><li>Departure on 20 th Feb’10 from US to India </li></ul><ul><li>Group splits in Doha and proceeded to Delhi / Mumbai </li></ul>
  25. 25. Key Learnings <ul><li>Analytic Hierarchy Process- A mathematical tool for decision making </li></ul><ul><li>Scenario Planning – Strategy to deal with uncertainty </li></ul><ul><li>Relevance of CSR in Corporate world </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship and Functioning of Venture Capital </li></ul><ul><li>Insight into functioning of US Manufacturing and Service Industry </li></ul>
  26. 26. Suggestions <ul><li>Duration of Global Business and Entrepreneurship and Innovation to be increased by a couple of sessions. </li></ul><ul><li>Business opportunities in Brazil and China should be discussed using Cases. </li></ul><ul><li>Duration of Company visits can be increased to have better understanding of Process and Systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Explore feasibility of sending one group to Pittsburgh and other to Prague, in order to add different perspective of learning experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Conducting classes /interactions with students of One Year MBA students of Katz Business School. </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Alumni Network. </li></ul><ul><li>International Immersion to be scheduled matching with schedule of Career Fair at University of Pittsburgh. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Acknowledgements <ul><li>Sincere thanks to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prof N. Ravichandran </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prof S. Basu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ms Anne Nemer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>for their guidance and support in making this academic immersion a valuable Learning Experience </li></ul>

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