MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In a significant development, Bonde Ventures & Advisors (BVA), a Silicon Valley based venture funding, advisory and leadership development firm, has announced the launch of an Executive Development Program (EDP) for global top level executives targeted at and appropriately called - Doing Business in India in association with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC). The Program includes one week of intense engagement in Kolkata wherein global business leaders will be coached by academia and industry's best professionals on how to participate and benefit from the world's fastest growing economy, India. The Indian government is aggressively supporting the Make in India and this program will augment this foundation.
Participants will experience and learn directly from CEOs, founders, and leaders who are passionately creating new business realities. By engaging directly with the best minds, they will learn to develop frameworks to identify solutions for organizational challenges in high-velocity industries, and deploy business models that drive the innovation and performance required to compete effectively.
Professor Uttam Sarkar, Dean (New Initiatives & External Relations) IIMC, highlighted the importance of the program and growing partnerships. "Silicon Valley is the global hub of innovation and disruption. This association will offer a unique experience compared to what executives receive in development programs. BVA offers real world engagement with transformational leaders, while IIMC focuses on building and imparting world-class management education to aspiring business executives." Professor Partha Ray and Professor Biju Paul Abraham, the Programme Directors said, "The Program will offer our seasoned participants a deeper experience in helping global companies take advantage of the fastest growing economy, India. This joint venture showcases our commitment to set the management leadership bar high to impact the corporate world."
Sanjay Bonde, CEO of BVA adds, "This program is conceived from global interest to learn and benefit from the best practices and innovation-led business processes pioneered by global companies and the immense opportunity offered by India. India is on an upswing with opportunities in all sectors, similar to what we witnessed in China in the last decade. This is a 'not-to-be-missed' event by companies around the world. Thankfully, with the intensely connected world, it does not really matter if you lead a small or large enterprise, there's opportunity for everyone, if managed correctly."
Located in Kolkata and established in 1961, IIM Calcutta is a fully autonomous institution and offers several postgraduate and doctoral programmes in management, as well as a bouquet of executive education programmes. In addition to its main academic programmes, IIM-C is also engaged in research, consultancy, seminars, academic conferences and research publications. It was the first Indian Institute of Management to be established and is consistently ranked as one of the leading business schools in India and the Asia Pacific region. IIM-C is especially renowned for its finance-related courses, and is widely considered to be one of the best business schools in the world for finance. IIM Calcutta is also the only Indian business school to be accredited by the three major international accreditation agencies, viz., (a) the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), based in Tampa, Florida; (b) the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), based in Brussels, Belgium; and (c) the Association of MBA's (AMBA) based in London, United Kingdom.
Bonde Ventures & Advisors (BVA) founded by investor, board/CEO advisor Sanjay Bonde. BVA has fast emerged as a leading Silicon Valley specialist firm investing in diverse business from e-commerce, software, and hardware to automotive technologies. BVA helps companies in the Silicon Valley develop innovation-led strategies and organization buildup for scalability. BVA's Silicon Valley Leadership Program has inspired global CEOs and leadership teams to understand and imbibe the Silicon Valley DNA. Its partnership with IIMC is aimed at bringing advanced business interests to India, the fastest growth market in the world.
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