Saturday, October 8, 2011

International Educational Leadership Conference in Saigon, Vietnam

EDS Business School has successfully organized the INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE in Saigon, Vietnam

Group photo with CHED Commissioners Hon.Dr. Nona Ricafort and Hon. Dr. Luningning Misuarez-Umar together with 24 University Presidents state universities and colleges from Philippines.

EDS Business School, under the leadership of Dr. Ben Lee experienced a great success in the conduct of the International Leadership Training Conference delivered in collaboration with Philippines Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) and Akamai
University on 23 – 27 September 2011 at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

More than 80 university leaders from Philippines were in attendance, including 24 University Presidents,12 Vice Presidents along with numerous deans and campus directors. Two current members of the Commission of Higher Education (CHED), Philippines; Honorable Nona Ricafort and Honorable Luningning Misuarez-Umar graced the audience with presentations about the challenges and future of higher education in the Philippines.

Dr. Ben Lee, President and Founder of EDS Business School was in attendance and presented Opening and Closing Remarks.

Dr. Serafin Ngohayon, dynamic PASUC Chairman provided outstanding leadership and motivation among the participants. Dr. Premkumar Rajagopal delivered a world class three-day training seminar on application of principles ans practices of supply chain management to the challenges of educational leadership in higher education. He was well received by his audience of top university leaders. Dr. Premkumar demonstrated clearly why he is viewed as
Asia’s Supply Chain guru.

Dr. Douglass Capogrossi, Akamai University President was in attendance and presented the Opening and Closing Remarks. Dr. Capogrossi presently serves as Trustee with the
Philippines’ National Network of Quality Assurance Agencies (NNQAA).

From left to right: Hon. Dr Douglass Capogrossi, President of Akamai University, USA; Hon. Dr Serafin Ngohayon, President of Ifugao State University, Philippines; Hon. Dr Luningning Misuarez-Umar, CHED Commissioners; Hon. Dr Nona Ricafort , Commissioners; Hon. Dr Ben Lee, President of EDS Business School, Malaysia, and Professor Dr Premkumar, EDS Senior Faculty and the sole speaker for this Conference.

Professor Dr Premkumar, the Guru of Supply Chain was the sole speaker for this Conference. The Conference topic is Creating a World Class Higher Learning Institution via Supply Chain Solution.

Salute to EDS Team that make the International Leadership Conference a great success.
From left to right: Ms. Le Bach Hoa, our EDS DBA student; Ms. Eng; Ms. LK Tan, Dr Ben Lee, Hon. CHED Commissioner Dr Nona Ricafort; Hon. CHED Commissioner Dr Luningning Misuarez-Umar; Ms. Yeong and Ms. Pauline.

Dr Priscilla C. Viuya, President of Tarlac University receiving her Certifacate of Completion from Dr Douglass Capogrossi during Closing Ceremony.

News by EDS Team @ 8 October 2011.

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