3 Day Global Impact Summit 2022 kicked off at Woxsen University

Link to Day 1: https://youtu.be/P3Lw24C0ggU

Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, PPrincipal Secretary I&C & IT, Gov. of Telangana, who was the guest of honor stressed that educational institutions must strengthen and comply with national educational policy guidelines and focus on industry-academic cooperation. Businesses need to play a bigger role in providing exposure to improve student employability.

He also stressed the need for today’s youth to engage in entrepreneurial ventures to foster innovation and guide the growth of the economy. He emphasized various government-led initiatives such as T-Hub and We-Hub, the places Hyderabad than with the highest number of incubators in India. We have become a national role model when it comes to creating a supportive ecosystem for entrepreneurship, he added.

He further emphasized this given the constant comparison between China and India In terms of GDP growth, education can act as a great leveler to mitigate and take away these disparities India to the forefront of economic growth.

The main guest of the summit, Mr. Ashok RamachandranCEO and President of Schindler India steered the message towards educational institutions taking responsibility for incorporating innovation and transformation into their curriculum design. He further explained Schindler India’s innovation agenda to create digital screens in elevators and how this can potentially disrupt the OOH advertising industry. He noted the innovative marketing strategies and agility in their operations that have made Schindler India #2 in terms of market share India.

Earlier at the summit, Mr. Andreas EdelfsenChief Trade Officer, US Consulate, said education is the most important bridge between US and India. In 2020-21, 167,000 Indian students studied in the US. Almost a third of Indian students studying in other countries are in the US. 41% of students are pursuing a degree, 14% are pursuing a bachelor’s degree, while 44% are pursuing an OPT (Optional Practical Training). “We have to strengthen bridges between the two countries and want to help move partnerships India in education,” informed Mr. Andrew.

guest of honor Mr. Nishit JainSenior Advisor Asia, EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development), a leading international school accreditation scheme, said: “We as a community representing business schools can no longer play a passive role, we must be part of the mission to create the workforce of the future.” EFMD is already on its way to act as a bridge between the corporate world and academia. He gave 5 Cs as a survival mantra in the new normal – collaboration, communication, creativity, compassion and belief.

Woxsen University is organizing the Global Impact Summit 2022. It started on April 11, 2022 and ends on the 14th. It is organized in cooperation with EFMD (EU); Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) – the world’s largest international higher education network, connecting universities, business schools and students; ETS (USA) committed to promoting quality and equity in education for all people worldwide through assessment development, educational research and policy studies; LinkedIn Local and IMA India.

The first-ever Summit will bring together academics, academic leaders, business leaders, government officials, researchers, diplomats and sustainability and diversity experts on a single platform to discuss initiatives that have a positive impact on society.

The theme of the summit is Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability, followed by Innovation and Transformation.

One of the key elements is LEARNING. ASSOCIATE. STRIVE. INNOVATION.

Among other important topics, the summit will explore the future of fintech with disruptions, innovation and tough economics, emerging technologies; the future of business; restorative justice; Ethical and sustainable academic models and much more.

The Global Impact Summit will also expand this platform for students to pitch and present business ideas to potential investors led by Woxsen’s Trade Tower.

The high-energy Summit will feature seminars, panels and roundtables led by leading Indian entrepreneurs, government officials and public figures, adding tremendous depth to the discussions. Woxsen University students will also present their innovations and ideas at an exhibition taking place during the Summit.

About Woxen

Woxsen University, based in Hyderabad, is one of the premier private universities in the state of Telangana. Known for its 200-acre state-of-the-art campus and infrastructure, Woxsen University offers innovative new-age programs in business, technology, arts and design, architecture, liberal arts and humanities. With over 75 global partner universities and a strong industry connection, Woxsen is recognized as one of the top universities for academic excellence and global edge. Woxsen is #13, All India Top 150b-Schools by Times B-School Ranking 2022 & Rank #16, All India Top Pvt. B School, Business World 2021.

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