Welcome To 4th IIMS International Conference
It is a great pleasure and honor to welcome you to the Fourth IIMS International Conference at Cavite, Philippines.
This conference is the outcome of joint effort of International Institute of Management Sciences, Kolkata a renowned Management Institute in Eastern India; Cavite State University, a premier university in the province of Cavite, Philippines; AIS St Helens Auckland, one of the prestigious tertiary institutes in New Zealand and Universiti Teknologi MARA, one of the largest Universities in Malaysia. We feel proud to hold this conference in Philippines, the Pearl of the Orient Seas endowed with fascinating landscape, active volcanoes and splendid beaches with coral water.
The Fourth IIMS International conference is designed on the basis of vast experience and knowledge gathered from earlier six successful conferences held in Kolkata, Bangkok, Penang and Bali. The prime objective of this conference is to provide a platform to the young researchers, academicians and professionals in different fields to share their research, knowledge and opinion pertaining to socio-economic development. While turning to the theme of conference “Development Management in 21st Century”, we will have the dealing and deliberation on various crucial issues in Development.The World is passing through intense crises in the economical, social, environmental and other areas.It will be great achievement and joy for us if we can evolve novel ideas for managing the developmental issues in right direction towards creating a sustainable globe. I am hopeful of having a successful outcome from the multidimensional opinions and deliberations of our honored and judicious delegates.
I extend my heartfelt thanks and hope that, each one of us will enjoy the culture, cuisine and warm hospitality of the Filipinos.
Sandip Kar Ph.D., D.Litt.(Mgmt)
President, Conference Organizing Committee
Chairman, International Institute of Management Sciences, Kolkata, India.
1. International Institute of Management Sciences, Kolkata, India: International Institute of Management Sciences (IIMS) pioneered the Management Education in the private sector in India since 1979. The Institute is the first in the country to receive AICTE, Govt. of India approval in the year 1991 for offering PGDBA (equivalent to MBA) in DL mode. In the year 2000 IIMS took a formidable stride by upgrading the PGDBA course to MBA degree under Visva-Bharti University. IIMS commenced Full-time MBA Programme with approval of AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India and affiliation from West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT) in the year 2010.
As part of our constant endeavor in providing education of highest standard, IIMS venture out to add an International education programme in collaboration with Auckland Institute of Studies , one of the prestigious management institutes in New Zealand.
2. Cavite State University, Philippines: The initial journey of present Cavite State University was from an intermediate school in 1906, in the hands of American teachers. Through various changes in 1964 it was converted into a State College & ultimately in 1998 it was born as Cavite State University & at present it has 11 campuses over 70 hectares of land.
CvSU is mandated “to provide excellent, equitable and relevant educational opportunities in the arts, sciences and technology through quality instruction, and responsive research and development activities. It shall produce professional, skilled and morally upright individuals for global competitiveness.”
The University is offering close to 100 curricular programs in the undergraduate and graduate levels. It has more than 25,000 students and 1,200 faculty and staff from all campuses. The University is also authorized to certify and confer appropriate academic degrees in accordance with the Expanded Tertiary Education and Accreditation Program (ETEEAP). It has also been accredited by TESDA.
3. Auckland Institute of Studies, Auckland, New Zealand: AIS, a independent tertiary institution with a distinctive international focus. Since its inception, this developing institute has attracted students and staff from countries around the world and has now forged a number of close relationships with leading educational institutions internationally.
Its undergraduate and postgraduate students experience expert personalized education where the learning of each student is guided by qualified and committed staff who are helping students achieve success in every aspect.
We have created learning pathways and support strategies to cater for the different skills and abilities of individual students, maximizing their opportunities to achieve their goals.
It ensures a friendly, nurturing environmental balances & supports for the rigorous & demanding academic curriculum. We try to ensure that the quality of our programmes is maintained at the highest international standards
4. Universiti Teknologi, Mara: UiTM is Malaysia’s largest institution of higher learning in terms of size and population. It has experienced phenomenal growth since its inception in 1956 and it is still growing. The University is committed to helping bumiputera students achieve the highest scholarly level and to prepare them for careers in public and professional practice in various fields. Its formation is based on a vision of outstanding scholarship and academic excellence that is capable of providing leadership in various arenas as well as to enhance the knowledge and expertise of Bumiputeras in all fields of study through professional programmes, research work and community service based on moral values and professional ethics. Although still a fledgling compared to other more established universities in the country, UiTM has earned a reputation as being one of Malaysia’s innovative and entrepreneurial universities, as it has formed linkages with numerous and diverse industrial sectors. Hence, its relationships with the industries have enriched its research and innovation as well as its entrepreneurial culture.
Today, UiTM draws strength from the initiatives of its founding fathers, exploring and mastering various frontiers of knowledge as it works towards reaching greater heights and celebrating more accomplishments at home and abroad. The ultimate is to put UiTM on the world map.