Welcome to the 6th IIMS International Conference
It gives me great pleasure to extend to you all a very warm welcome to The Sixth IIMS International Conference. We have the privilege of holding our conference this time in University of Fujairah, UAE.
The background of this conference is embraced with the glorious participation of Australian Academy of Commerce, Australia; Xuzhou University of Technology, China; Auckland Institute of Studies, New Zealand; Faculty of Business Management, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Shah Alam, Malaysia; Cavite State University, Philippines, International Institute for Research and Application, India and International Institute of Management Sciences, Kolkata, an eminent Institute for Management Education in Eastern India.
The Sixth IIMS International conference is designed on the basis of vast experience and knowledge gathered from earlier several successful conferences held across the globe in India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and China. The primary objective of the conference is to bring together researchers, scholars, academicians and professionals from various fields to a common international forum where we can discuss ideas and exchange latest advances, viewpoints and creative research work pertaining to socio-economic development.
The theme of this year’s Conference “Global Dynamics in the Modern Era ” will highlight recent global issues. As we all know the world is passing through intense crises in the economical, social, environmental and other areas. It will be a great moment of pride and achievement for us if we can evolve novel ideas for managing the developmental issues in right direction towards creating a sustainable future. 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 to all the honored guests and delegates and sincerely hope that all of us will enjoy the culture, cuisine and the hospitality of UAE .
Sandip Kar Ph.D., D.Litt.(Mgmt)
President, Conference Organizing Committee
Chairman, International Institute of Management Sciences, Kolkata, India.
International Institute of Management Sciences (IIMS) came into existence in 1979. IIMS was the first institute in India to receive All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Govt. of India, approval in 1991 for offering PGDBA (equivalent to MBA) in distance learning mode. IIMS commenced 2-year full-time MBA Programme in 2004 with the approval of AICTE Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India and is affiliated to Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad University of Technology (formely known as West Bengal University of Technology). The Institute is also affiliated to Vidyasagar University for conducting MBA course through distance learning mode.
In 2011, IIMS joined hands with Auckland Institute of Studies, one of the largest independent tertiary education institutions in Auckland, New Zealand, to introduce MBA and undergraduate programmes through cross-credit pathway.
In order to further strengthen, develop and expand IIMS’ effort in promoting higher education, research work, conferences and projects, recently in the year 2015, IIMS tied up with a new independent research and development vertical known as International Institute for Research and Application (IIRA), to support the distinguished researchers in their application driven research projects.
IIMS strong belief in creativity and excellence has earned itself tributes from AICTE for its innovative and pragmatic approach to Management Education and Learning.
IIMS cordially welcomes eminent personalities, academics, professionals and stakeholders to strengthen our efforts to contribute to the overall development of the nation and enrich its multi-dimensional research activities.
- CO – HOST : Cornerstone College of International Studies.
It is a university approved or accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education, UAE. It was jointly founded by the Government of Fujairah and Fujairah Welfare Association.
Established in 1990, Auckland Institute of Studies is one of New Zealand’s largest independent degree-granting institutions with a distinctive international focus. Since its inception, this institute has attracted students and staff from countries around the world and now has developed a number of close relationships with leading educational institutions internationally. This network has advantages for both our international and the New Zealand students. The undergraduate and postgraduate students of AIS experience expert personalised education. The learning and development of each student is guided by qualified and committed staff who play their primary role as mentors in helping students achieve success.On each campus AIS ensure that a friendly and nurturing environment balances and supports its rigorous and demanding academic programmes. The institute utilises a variety of monitoring mechanisms to ensure that the quality of the programmes is maintained at the highest international standards. Earning an AIS, Auckland academic credential is a qualification for life, and requires each student to demonstrate a high level of personal commitment and integrity. At AIS students will experience expert personalised education in small classes. Whether from New Zealand or overseas, students will receive everything they need to feel comfortable and confident while studying with AIS – ensuring that each students are well-equipped to succeed on the completion of their qualification.
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.
Xuzhou Institute of Technology is situated in Xuzhou, a national historical and cultural city and the center of Huaihai Economic Zone. It has more than 50 years history. It is one of the full-time regular undergraduate colleges and universities. It covers an area of 1990.5mu.
The University consists of 14 schools and one School of Adult Education, having 46 undergraduate majors. Currently it has a total enrollment of 20,338 full-time students. The University now has 1269 full-time teachers, including 360 professors and associate- professors.
The college advance the internationalization strategy deeply. In recent years, XUT have established a stable cooperative relationship with 15 institutes from 11 countries, such as United States, France, Russia etc. It holds 10 cooperation projects in running school, training 1470 students, sending 100 students to learn abroad every year as well. It also promotes “Middle-aged Backbone Teachers Overseas Training Project”, and there are 384 teachers and managerial staff who were dispatched to colleges to training, visit and study for degree in some countries such as United Sates, United Kingdom, South Korea, French etc. At the same time, the international students work, Sino-foreign cooperation in scientific research and international promotion of Chinese continuously made new achievements. The college is listed as the one of the universities accepting Jiangsu Province “Jasmine Scholarship” and has admitted over 40 international students whose from South Korea, United Kingdom and Comorin and so on. It employs 30 foreign teachers every year, and 3 of them are awarded “The Jiangsu Province May 1 Labour Medal”.
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.
The Australian Academy of Commerce is one of the leaders in the provision of English courses and Vocational training. With campuses in Sydney’s city center, and also at Kogarah (15 minutes by train from Central Station), AAC is the educational provider of choice for hundreds of international students from virtually all corners of the globe! They provide an education of quality in modern premises that are surrounded by iconic locations such as Darling Harbour, China Town and Hyde Park. AAC strongly believes that education is more than just books and classrooms, so AAC Language Centre also runs workshops and social activities regularly for students to discuss new subjects, mingle with their classmates, meet new people and put into practice the lessons learnt in class.
International Institute for Research and Application (IIRA) is an autonomous application based research institute based in Kolkata, India. It was established in the year 2015. It has been conceived and founded by Dr. Sandip Kar, Chairman of IIMS Kolkata and a passionate educationist whose objective is to promote and cater opportunities to motivated and qualified individuals to support their application driven research projects specifically in the areas of national and global needs.
At IIRA research activities is conducted in the frontline areas of Management, Economics, Science, Sociology and other applied areas.
Both our faculties and students work together on research projects focusing not only on the study of development and management sciences but which are also involved in improving lives and contributing to better well-being of the society as a whole.
IIRA research team is composed of dedicated researchers, academicians and faculties from different cultural backgrounds across the globe. We have the world’s best and bright minds available as research guides who supervises graduate researchers, molding them to become the next generation of highly competent research professionals.