Participated in a panelist panel discussion on “Building World Class Universities” hosted by Deakin University- Australia held on 11 March 2019 in New Delhi.
The theme for the panel discussion was “Building World Class Universities: Decoding the concept of Digital disruption” In this technologically advanced world, there is a need for Indian universities to move beyond the classroom form of teaching. A rich student experience is possible through collaborative learning using virtual global classrooms. With digitalization, Indian universities can bring internationalization home for students and teachers through the introduction of online education. This session focused on the disruptions that will revolutionize education, provide opportunities for encouraging cross county mobility programs and showcase how digital disruption can help prepare students for the careers of the future.
The session chair was : Mr William Confalonieri, Chief Digital Officer, Deakin University
and the panel members were
– Dr Ramakrishnan Raman – Director SIBM, Pune & Dean Faculty of Management, SIU – SIBM, Pune (Symbiosis International ( Deemed University)
– Dr. Sandhya Chintala, Executive Director, IT – ITeS Sector Skills Council & VP NASSCOM
– Mr Gaurav Kumar, Vice President & Head of Strategy – Special Initiatives, Reliance Jio
– Mr Raghav Gupta, Director India and APAC, Coursera
Dr R Raman
Director -SIBM Pune
Dean – Faculty of Management – SIU