ABOUT THE ORGANISERS     
 
Oxford Brookes University Business School (UK)

Oxford Brookes University Business School is now a premier UK learning and teaching institution with a strong research record. The School has built an international reputation through its study programmes, research and consultancy. The Business School’s research integrates social science and management disciplinary bases to generate and disseminate knowledge that contributes to academic debate, addresses the needs of policy makers and practitioners and enhances students learning experience.

The School’s particular research strengths lie within the areas of accountability and governance; international economics, internationalization, entrepreneurship and small businesses; outsourcing, organizational learning, leadership styles, organizational trust and justice and general well-being; marketing strategy and consumer behaviour.

Institute for International Management & Technology (India)

The Institute for International Management and Technology (IIMT) is one of the fastest growing institutions of higher learning in India. Presently it operates from its campus located at Gurgaon falling under the national capital region. The long-term objective of IIMT is to provide internationally recognized undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of study in the professional areas of business management and hospitality & tourism management.

Penn State School of Hospitality Management (USA)

The Penn State School of Hospitality Management is one of the leading schools of its kind in the United States and has been ranked among the country’s best since its inception in 1937. Located in State College, Pennsylvania, the School is home to 740 undergraduate students, 20 MS and PhD students, and 29 full-time faculty members. The School offers two year on-line Associate Degree programs focusing on hospitality management and management dietetics. It houses the Hospitality Leadership Institute, which provides executive and management development programs to industry, the Center for Food Innovation, which is involved in new food product development, as well as a satellite program at the Penn State Berks-Lehigh campus.