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Event Profile

CN-2019 May Annual Accreditation Conference: Asia Pacific

Date(s):
May 26 — 28, 2019
Venue:
Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel
Corner of Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Ampang
Kuala Lumpur, 50450 
Website:
https://www.aacsb.edu/events/conference/2019/annual-accreditation-asia-pacific
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Sessions information is not available at this time.

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Banerjee Ranjan
Organization: S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research
Session: (B1) Leading the Charge: How to Champion an Initial Accreditation Journey


Dr. Banerjee holds a BTech from IIT Bombay, an MBA from IIM Calcutta and a PhD in Management from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, USA. He has worked for leading FMCG companies like Asian Paints, Vadilal and Hindustan Unilever. He was Group COO of Insta Worldwide. His last assignment is as Founder & CEO of Renaissance Strategic Consultants. For the past 19 years he has been teaching courses on Marketing, Strategy, Behavioural Economics, Innovation at leading Indian and international institutes like IIM Calcutta, Great Lakes, Symbiosis, IIT-SOM, Singapore Management University and Carlson School of Management, USA. (9/17)


Benhadria Mokhtar
Organization: International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF)
Session: (A1) Best Practices for Preparing iSER


Mokhtar is currently the Director of the Quality Management Department at the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), Malaysia. Mokhtar has more than 15 years of industry experience working on consultancy projects facilitating policy-making and governance, strategy development and implementation, quality assurance and accreditation in Malaysia and the Middle-East, before joining INCEIF in 2015. He has also developed frameworks to initiate and implement various programs for upholding quality standards within institutions of higher education. Mokhtar was the key driver of INCEIF’s journey towards AACSB international accreditation in 2018.


Boyle Stephen
Organization: University of South Australia
Session: Plenary II: Tomorrow’s B-School: Challenges in Design and Delivery of Programs


Professor Stephen Boyle is Dean: Academic at the University of South Australia Business School. As Dean: Academic, Professor Stephen Boyle provides leadership in the area of teaching and learning to ensure a culture of scholarship and excellence in teaching within the Business School. He is also responsible for maintaining the University’s equity provisions within the School. He supervises all program directors and the student experience team, and oversees internship and international programs within the School, to support its teaching and learning initiatives and equity targets. Professor Stephen Boyle trained originally as a musician completing an Honours degree in Music Performance at the University of Adelaide and worked with many national and international artists during his career. He undertook his MBA at UniSA and then completed his PhD in cultural economics at Macquarie University. He studied with cultural economist, Professor David Throsby examining the economics of symphony orchestras in Australia. Professor Stephen Boyle won best paper in the Economic Papers journal in 2012 for his work on productivity analysis of symphony orchestras. Prior to his role as Dean: Academic, he was the inaugural Academic Director of UniSA College which he established to provide pathways for non-traditional students to successfully enter university. He was also instrumental in establishing the James Morrison Academy of Music @ UniSA and is a board member of the Academy. Professor Stephen Boyle's teaching and research interests are in cultural policy, arts management and the creative economy. He recently chaired the 41st International Conference on Social Theory, Politics and the Arts and is an Executive Editor of the Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society. He is an Adjunct Researcher at the Culture and Leisure Industry Research Centre at the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing, China. He is also a Visiting Professor at UIBE where he teaches classes in the Creative Industries in the Asia Pacific Region.


Bryant Stephanie M.
Organization: AACSB International
Session: Bonus Session: BATF Workshop


Dr. Stephanie M. Bryant is the Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer of AACSB International. She served as Dean of the College of Business at Missouri State University for 6-1/2 years and was previously the Director of the University of South Florida School of Accountancy. She received her Ph.D. and B.S. in Accounting from Louisiana State University and is a Louisiana CPA (inactive). Dr. Bryant specializes in accounting information systems, and previously worked for KPMG Peat Marwick. Dr. Bryant has co-authored two accounting textbooks, and over 30 academic articles and has won nine teaching awards. She served as the 2005-2006 national President of the American Accounting Association Information Systems Section. She also served as the 2006-2009 International President of Beta Alpha Psi.


Chen Cheng-Hsui
Organization: National Yunlin University of Science and Technology
Session: (D1) Demystifying Partnerships


Arthur Cheng-Hsui Chen is currently the Dean of College of Management, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology(YunTech), and a Professor of marketing at the Department of Business Administration. YunTech obtained the AACSB initial accreditation in May 2014 when he became the Dean in Aug. 2013, and got the CIR reaccreditation in Jan. 2019. He also joined the program on case method and participant-centered learning at Harvard Business School in 2005/2006 and the program of Entrepreneurship Thought and Action (ET&A) at Babson College in 2016, applying the practices in his teaching the have received very positive feedback.


Chen Liyan
Organization: AACSB International
Session: Accreditation Volunteer Training


Liyan Chen began working as a member service representative at AACSB in 2014, supporting 12 regions in the Asia Pacific region, performing various office duties, management reporting, and frontline roles. She has coordinated semi-annual Asia Pacific Advisory Council meetings, supported many of the Asia Pacific seminars and conferences, developed and executed Asia Pacific’s inaugural Best Practice Speaker Series event in Japan, and coordinated multiple school visits in the region. Chen currently serves as Manager of Accreditation Services at AACSB.


Chen Liyan
Organization: AACSB International
Session: Bonus Session: Accreditation Q&A


Liyan Chen began working as a member service representative at AACSB in 2014, supporting 12 regions in the Asia Pacific region, performing various office duties, management reporting, and frontline roles. She has coordinated semi-annual Asia Pacific Advisory Council meetings, supported many of the Asia Pacific seminars and conferences, developed and executed Asia Pacific’s inaugural Best Practice Speaker Series event in Japan, and coordinated multiple school visits in the region. Chen currently serves as Manager of Accreditation Services at AACSB.


Chen Song
Organization: Tongji University
Session: (C1) AoL: Making Data Informed Decisions


Song CHEN (PhD., School of Economics and Management, Tongji University, China) is Deputy Dean of the School for international accreditation and human resources management since 2009, and a full professor at Tongji University. He was the Executive Dean of a Sino-French joint MBA program, SIMBA (Shanghai International MBA) from 2004 to 2013 which was ranked top 50 by Financial Times EMBA ranking for years. He provided consulting services for Science and Technology Committee of Shanghai Municipality, Hyundai Motors, LG Chem, Shanghai Volkswagen and CMA-CGM in China on strategy, innovation and technology policy. He was an Audi visiting professor at Ingolstadt School of Management Germany in 2013 and a visiting professor at LMU Germany in 2010. (4.18)


Cheosakul Adith
Organization: Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University
Session: (B2) Impact Adventure: Embracing Quality Culture to Become a Leading School


His academic background from Phillips Andover, Cornell, NYU, HEC Paris and Baruch (CUNY) in operations research and industrial engineering, finance, international business, and management planning systems and multicultural diverse professional experience from various organizations such as Pace (NYC), Palais des Nations (Geneva) and SCG (Thai MNC) have empowered him to lead an impactful career, including pro bono teaching French for Distance Learning Foundation under the Royal Patronage, Chairman of SCG Bangkok Business Challenge @ Sasin (Asia’s only global postgraduate startup competition).


de Bussy Nigel
Organization: Curtin University
Session: Welcome and Plenary I: The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Forces Affecting Education Delivery


Professor Nigel de Bussy is Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Business and Law and the Dean of Curtin Business School. Nigel holds a PhD from Curtin University and an MA from The Queen’s College, Oxford. He is a Fellow of both the Public Relations Institute of Australia and the Australian Marketing Institute, and a Certified Practising Marketer. Nigel joined CBS as a lecturer in public relations in 1994 and was Head of the School of Marketing from 2012 – 2017. Before joining Curtin, Nigel spent more than a decade as a public relations professional in the UK and Australia. His research has been published in a number of leading journals in the fields of public relations, communication management and marketing communications.


de Lautour Eloise
Organization: Auckland University of Technology
Session: (A2) Leveraging CIR to Create Value


Eloise de Lautour is currently the Director of Strategy and Operations for the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand. This role involves providing strategic and process advice to support planning and realisation of strategy, leading accreditation and benchmarking exercises, and overseeing operational management of the Faculty, with a particular focus on professional staff. Prior to this role, Eloise was the Faculty’s Accreditation Manager and has experience in working through initial AACSB accreditation and two continuous improvement reviews.


Denize Sara
Organization: University of Technology Sydney
Session: (C1) AoL: Making Data Informed Decisions


Professor Sara Denize is the Associate Dean, Education at UTS Business School where she has responsibility learning innovation, quality and enhancement for a large portfolio of postgraduate and undergraduate coursework programs. The School has over 10,000 business students and she has overarching responsibility for the learning experience. Professor Denize is known for her experience in large-scale curriculum projects aimed to improve student experiences in both classroom and in online delivery contexts. Prior to joining UTS, Sara held the position Deputy Dean Academic and Operations at Western Sydney University, School of Business, where she led major curriculum transformation projects. This work has included the implementation of whole-of-program flipped delivery teaching models complemented by significant enrichment to in-class experiences for students. New programs have included the development of transdisciplinary courses in collaboration with colleagues in sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Professor Denize also has considerable experience in working with VET sector and other HE partners both in Australia and internationally to deliver quality HE business programs. She is eager to make all aspects of business education accessible and meaningful for learners, and exciting and rewarding for teachers and researchers. Her innovative orientation to learning and her teaching accomplishments have been recognised with a national teaching citation. She is a co-author on the leading international textbook in marketing (Australian edition) with Gary Armstrong, Stewart Adam, Michael Volkov, and Philip Kotler (most recently Principles of Marketing 7e). Her research in collaboration and information exchange in business marketing and innovation contexts informs both her educational perspectives and writing.


Fenwick Ian
Organization: Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University
Session: (B2) Impact Adventure: Embracing Quality Culture to Become a Leading School


Ian co-authored DigiMarketing: The Essential Guide, Wiley & Sons, 2008. Norman Pearlstine (Chief Content Officer, Bloomberg LP) hailed DigiMarketing as “the definitive guide to marketing in the digital age”. Native language editions appeared in Japan, PRC, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Ian’s most recent venture, AnyPrep LLC, delivers streaming videos to prepare students for business school. Previous experience includes founding partner of digiAindra co ltd (a digital marketing consultancy); many years as Director of one of Canada’s top-ranked MBA Programs; Senior Branding and Marketing Consultant at Business Generation Group Inc.; and Senior Consultant to Market Facts of Canada Ltd. (4.19)


Ismail Noor Azizi
Session: Welcome and Plenary I: The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Forces Affecting Education Delivery


Dr Noor Azizi Ismail is currently the Vice Chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Kelantan. Prior to the recent appointment, he served as Deputy Director General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education Malaysia, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation) and Dean of Graduate School of Business at Universiti Utara Malaysia. He earned his PhD in Accounting Information Systems from Loughborough University. He had published 6 books and more than 50 academic papers in leading journals. Professionally, he is a Certified Management Accountant and a Certified Trainer for Business Intelligence. In 2018, he received ‘Movers & Shakers’ from The Asia HRD Awards


James Ross
Organization: University of Canterbury, Te Whare Wananga o Waitaha
Session: Bonus Session: Accreditation Q&A


Ross James has been the Dean of Commerce in the School of Business and Economics at the University of Canterbury for nearly five years. Despite the many challenges which arose following the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury Earthquakes, he and his team successfully guided the School through AACSB accreditation in 2014. Ross graduated with his PhD from the University of Waikato in New Zealand. He joined the University of Canterbury in 1995 where he taught Manufacturing and Operations Management. He has published in journals such as Management Science, European Journal of Operational Research and Computers and Operations Research. (12/16)


James Ross
Organization: University of Canterbury, Te Whare Wananga o Waitaha
Session: Accreditation Volunteer Training


Ross James has been the Dean of Commerce in the School of Business and Economics at the University of Canterbury for nearly five years. Despite the many challenges which arose following the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury Earthquakes, he and his team successfully guided the School through AACSB accreditation in 2014. Ross graduated with his PhD from the University of Waikato in New Zealand. He joined the University of Canterbury in 1995 where he taught Manufacturing and Operations Management. He has published in journals such as Management Science, European Journal of Operational Research and Computers and Operations Research. (12/16)


James Ross
Organization: University of Canterbury, Te Whare Wananga o Waitaha
Session: (A1) Best Practices for Preparing iSER


Ross has been the Dean of Business in the UC Business School for six years. Ross graduated with his PhD from the University of Waikato in New Zealand. He joined the University of Canterbury in 1995 where he taught Manufacturing and Operations Management until taking on the role of Dean of Business. He has published in journals such as Management Science, European Journal of Operational Research and Computers and Operations Research. Ross has mentored several Business Schools in Asia through to their iSER submission and been involved in five peer review teams and has presented at several AACSB conferences in the past.


Kang Jikyeong
Organization: Asian Institute of Management
Session: Bonus Session: BATF Workshop


Jikyeong Kang is President and Dean of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), and holds the MVP Chair in Marketing. Prior to assuming her post at AIM, Jikyeong was Director of the DBA Program at Manchester Business School (MBS) from 2010 to 2014. At MBS, she also served as Director of the Postgraduate Centre in charge of their MBA Programs from 2001 to 2007, where she was instrumental in propelling the full-time MBA Program’s Financial Times ranking from 47th in the world in 2002 to 22nd in 2007, the highest ranking it has ever achieved. Whilst she was in charge of the MBA Programs, MBS became one of the first schools in the world to earn triple accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA. Jikyeong has also taught at top business schools around the world as a Visiting Professor, including IE in Madrid; the Rotterdam School of Management in Rotterdam; ESSEC in Paris; HEC in Montreal; CEIBS in Shanghai; and Sogang Graduate School of Business in Seoul. Jikyeong currently serves on the International Board of AACSB, the world’s largest business education alliance, and on the Board of EFMD, an international 900-member organization of business schools and corporations. She is also an Independent Director of Security Bank, one of the Philippines' leading universal banks serving retail, commercial, corporate and institutional clients, and of Kesoram Industries, which is part of the B K Birla Group of Companies in India. In 2017, Jikyeong received The Asia HRD Award for Contribution to Organization. This award is bestowed upon individuals who have built their success on innovative systems, processes, and practices which have impacted overall employee development and productivity with accompanying effect on the bottom line. In 2018, Jikyeong received the Brand Laureate Best Brands’ International Brand Personality Award. Jikyeong earned her PhD from the University of Minnesota, her master’s degree from Colorado State University, and a bachelor’s degree from Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea. (2.19)


Kang Jikyeong
Organization: Asian Institute of Management
Session: Welcome and Plenary I: The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Forces Affecting Education Delivery


Jikyeong Kang is President and Dean of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), and holds the MVP Chair in Marketing. Prior to assuming her post at AIM, Jikyeong was Director of the DBA Program at Manchester Business School (MBS) from 2010 to 2014. At MBS, she also served as Director of the Postgraduate Centre in charge of their MBA Programs from 2001 to 2007, where she was instrumental in propelling the full-time MBA Program’s Financial Times ranking from 47th in the world in 2002 to 22nd in 2007, the highest ranking it has ever achieved. Whilst she was in charge of the MBA Programs, MBS became one of the first schools in the world to earn triple accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA. Jikyeong has also taught at top business schools around the world as a Visiting Professor, including IE in Madrid; the Rotterdam School of Management in Rotterdam; ESSEC in Paris; HEC in Montreal; CEIBS in Shanghai; and Sogang Graduate School of Business in Seoul. Jikyeong currently serves on the International Board of AACSB, the world’s largest business education alliance, and on the Board of EFMD, an international 900-member organization of business schools and corporations. She is also an Independent Director of Security Bank, one of the Philippines' leading universal banks serving retail, commercial, corporate and institutional clients, and of Kesoram Industries, which is part of the B K Birla Group of Companies in India. In 2017, Jikyeong received The Asia HRD Award for Contribution to Organization. This award is bestowed upon individuals who have built their success on innovative systems, processes, and practices which have impacted overall employee development and productivity with accompanying effect on the bottom line. In 2018, Jikyeong received the Brand Laureate Best Brands’ International Brand Personality Award. Jikyeong earned her PhD from the University of Minnesota, her master’s degree from Colorado State University, and a bachelor’s degree from Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea.


Kim Victoria
Organization: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
Session: (B1) Leading the Charge: How to Champion an Initial Accreditation Journey


Victoria Kim is an Associate Professor at the School of Business Administration, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), a young, research-oriented university in South Korea. Since joining UNIST in 2013, Victoria has been serving as the AACSB Accreditation coordinator and teaching Business Communication & Leadership and Innovation & Entrepreneurship at both undergraduate and graduate levels. She also provides consulting services to local government agencies. Previous experience includes Visiting Professor at University of Ulsan, and senior management positions at Yaszmak Trading Co. Ltd. and N-TEX Trading Co. Ltd., Warsaw, Poland.


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    Sessions: Welcome and Plenary I: The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Forces Affecting Education Delivery