India China America Institute Director earns Education Leadership Award

World Corporate Universities Congress honors Kennesaw State’s Govind Hariharan Click here for…

Georgia (Jul 29, 2014)World Corporate Universities Congress honors Kennesaw State’s Govind Hariharan

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KENNESAW, Ga.  (July 29, 2014) — Govind Hariharan, executive director of the India China America Institute in the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University, received the Education Leadership Award from the World Corporate Universities Congress, a virtual training and development entity governed by the Global Advisory Council.

The award recognizes business education professionals for their benchmarks in educational practices.  The award was given during the World Corporate Universities Congress in Mumbai in June.

The World Corporate Universities Congress brought together a global consortium of academic deans and faculty committed to business education and training to discuss the responsibilities of universities in the face of global problems.

Hariharan delivered the keynote address during the Congress on “Closing the Skills Gap – East and West.”

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Photo (from left):  Y.K. Bhushan, senior advisor and head of IBS Mumbai and Chancellor of ICFAI-Meghalaya; Govind Hariharan, executive director of the ICA Institute; and Rajan Saxena, vice chancellor of NMIMS, Mumbai. 



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