57th EC Meeting of AMDISA Held at IBA
The 57th Executive Board meeting of the Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA) was held at the Conference Hall of the Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka on 23rd January, 2012. AMDISA was established in 1988, with the initiative of leading management development institutions in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region. AMDISA is an international not-for-profit association, and is a “SAARC Recognized Body”. It has 259 Members, of which 226 are Institutional Members from the SAARC region, 4 Affiliate Members, 15 Corporate Members and 14 Reciprocal Members. The Association’s mission is to promote management excellence in South Asia by networking management development institutions and facilitating their partnership with corporate enterprises and public agencies in the region. The meeting was attended by prominent academicians from leading business schools from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh. The current President of AMDISA Mr. Punya Prasad Neupane, who is also the Executive Director of Nepal Administrative Staff College, has expressed greater need for Regional co-operation in Management and Business Education. Professor G M Chowdhury, Director, IBA, and a member of the Executive Board of AMDISA has called upon the business academics and practitioners of leading business schools in the region to accelerate the pace of interaction between the academics, students & the industry in the SAARC countries. The day long Executive Board meeting highlighted on promotion of quality of education through SAQS (South Asian Quality System) accreditation services and Executive Education Programs.