Monday, 14th May 2018: S P Jain School of Global Management announced that CEO and Head of Dubai campus Prof. Christopher Abraham was awarded World’s Greatest CEO at the Fourth Edition of World’s Greatest Brands & Leaders Asia & GCC 2017-18. The Indo-UAE Business & Social Forum 2018 was held at the Emirates Ballroom of JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai on 9th May 2018. Being recognized as the “Best CEO in the World ” is indeed a humbling experience. Awards like these encourage you to excel even more and do even better in your professional and personal pursuits” Said Prof. Christopher Abraham
The high-level business summit was organized by URS-AsiaOne magazine and URS Media Consulting P.L. who created an unprecedented platform for over 300 businessmen, diplomats, government dignitaries, social leaders and entrepreneurs. They were honored for their exceptional contributions towards a better future for Asia, GCC and the world. The Chief Guest of the Summit was Mr. Vinod Adani, Director, Adani Group, assisted by His Excellency Vipul, Consul General of India in Dubai who was the opening speaker.
Sixteen categories were researched in various fields, education being one of them. Pricewaterhouse Coopers was the process reviewer for the award. Below are the parameters based on which Prof. Christopher was nominated;
- Leader Innovation: Steps taken to ensure innovative practices in the organization.
- Leader Impact: How the steps taken have impacted the business internally and externally for the organization.
- Leader Promise: Based on working for the organization, how promising the Leader is for the future of the organization.
Mr. Rajat Shukal, Global Head & Principal Partner of URS Media Consulting P.L. and AsiaOne Magazine, mentioned that the event is an “instrumental in bringing iconic, powerful, and emerging brands and leaders of India on a common platform to discuss issues and potentials relevant to their respective strategic decisions, thereby innovatively unfolding a permeable screen of unprecedented mutual learning and growth.”
S P JAIN SCHOOL OF GLOBAL MANAGEMENT
S P Jain School of Global Management (S P Jain) is a leading technology-led Australian business school known for its disruptive innovation in business education. A pioneer in promoting the concept of global intelligence, the School has mastered the multi-campus model with a slew of successful undergraduate and master’s programs. For its flagship Global MBA program, the School has been ranked in the:
- Top 20 in the world: Forbes Best International B-Schools (2013-17) – 5 years in a row
- Top 100 in the world: The Economist Full-time MBA Rankings (2015)
- Top 100 in the world: Financial Times Top MBA Rankings (2011 & 2012)
The School also has rankings by Nielsen, Global Brands and Poets & Quants to its credit.
S P Jain has campuses in the vibrant cities of Dubai, Singapore, Mumbai and Sydney and is renowned for running its global business programs across these cities. Its program portfolio in Dubai includes the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Business Communication (BBC), Bachelor of Economics (BEC), Master of Global Business (MGB), Global Master of Business Administration (GMBA), Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) and Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), all of which are accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality & Standards Agency (TEQSA), Australia.
The School has turned traditional pedagogy on its head by using technology-led approaches such as flipped classrooms, business simulations, gamification, virtual reality and blended learning as part of its teaching philosophy. Over the years, the 6000-member strong S P Jain alumni community has grown to include individuals who serve as innovators in top companies, manage businesses for global firms and turn brilliant ideas into successful ventures. Their continued success in the workplace has proven that the efforts to reimagine business education and focus on aspects like global employability and mobility are gaining international recognition.
S P Jain School of Global Management Joyce Anne Asirigwa
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