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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Grooming global talent: Oakland University enters into MOU with VNRVJIET

There is always demand for global managers. The first wave of global talent was led by MNC managers living in far away countries for expanding their market. They were often paid hardship allowance for working in countries like India, China. Immigrant entrepreneurs heralded second wave of global talent with born global becoming a mantra for sustainable success skyrocketing demand for young professionals with global exposure. Globalization moved to class rooms with universities providing students learning experience under study abroad, twinning arrangements and other forms of student exchange.
VNRVJIET, an autonomous institute promoted by professionals of A.P has entered into MOU with Oakland University for academic partnership in engineering and computer science.

The School of Engineering and Computer Science , Oakland University offers programs leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in computer science and informatics, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering and systems engineering. It also offers the Master of Science degree in computer science, electrical and computer engineering, embedded systems, industrial and systems engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronics, software engineering and information technology, and systems engineering. Additionally, a Master of Science degree program in engineering management is offered in cooperation with the School of Business Administration.
VIGNANA JYOTHI, sponsor of VNR VJIET was founded in the year 1991 as a not-for-profit organization by a group of Industrialists, Academicians, Professionals and Non-Resident Indians with an objective towards imparting value based education to youth.In the year 1995, Vignana Jyothi (VJ) started an Institute of Engineering & Technology at Bachupally, Hyderabad and accorded Autonomous status for SIX years by University Grants Comission ( UGC ) from the year 2012. The institute is accredited by National Board of Accreditation and National Assessment and Accreditation Council with “A” Grade. The Institute is offering 8 UG and 12 PG courses:
UG Courses: Civil, Electrical & Electronics, Mechanical, Electronics & Communications, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation, IT and Automobile Engineering with an overall intake of 960.
PG Courses: Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Power Electronics, VLSI System Design, Embedded Systems, Software Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation, Highway Engineering, Automation Engineering, Structural Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering, CAD and Computer Networks and Information Security with 234 total intake.
The MOU was signed by Dr Subhananda Rao, Dean,VNRVJIET and Prof .Dr. Louay Chamra, Dean , Oakland University.
Dr DN Rao, General Secretary, Vignanajyothi welcomed the partnership as an important milestone in the evolution of VNRVJIET as an advanced learning center grooming global talent.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Case studies of innovative medical device companies by Gayatri Saberwal

The author did not stop at giving a romantic title - frugal innovation but went full length to analyse barriers.  Important to Heath Technology Innovation is TechnologyAssessment framework ”( which is not practiced in India. The absence of national evidence based guidelines and compulsory continuous education for medical practitioners were key obstacles in accessing the poorly regulated and fragmented private sector.
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