We Did It !! Athena School of Management won the Silver Award at the AMBA Excellence Awards 2021 - the world's most prestigious awards for Business Schools by Association of MBAs & Business Graduates Association ! We won for Impact on Business Education through "Internationalisation & Virtualisation" under the Business School Impact category. We thank all our Students, Alumni, Faculty, Advisors, International Partners, Corporate Partners & well-wishers for making this journey possible resulting in Athena being recognized as one of the Best Business Schools in the world! And this is just the beginning!! Think Global - Think Impact - Think Leadership - Think Athena!
Athena School of Management welcomes Dawn Ely to our International Advisory Board.. Dawn is an inventor, entrepreneur, & accomplished C-level executive. She has led & managed multi-million & billion-dollar business divisions of companies both international and domestic. She has founded several companies with novel business models that help businesses in their US & expanding international markets. She is responsible for several "one of a kind" and "first of its kind" FDA clearances for medical devices, and she helped create an e-commerce portal design that is now the standard in the healthcare industry & invented a patent-pending consumer product. Dawn is a frequent global speaker on business, law, international trade, personnel management, conflict resolution & women’s empowerment. She has also been a radio host & contributing writer for publications who has been featured across the globe. A graduate of the University of Virginia in Political & Social Thought & English, she holds a law degree from Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law & World Religions at Harvard University.
Last month the 2021 edition of the International MBA Team Challenge was launched at Athena School of Management in Mumbai - India & Bucharest Business School at Bucharest - Romania ! 51 individuals, 5 international teams, 5 challenges , 2 continents,2 business schools, 1 month, 20 meetings ahead. We have all embarked on co-creating a transformational, enriching, and innovative project. Wishing all the Indian & Romanian participants the best of luck! Think Global - Think Athena!
Athena School of Management has been nominated as Finalists for the AMBA Excellence Awards 2021 - the most prestigious awards for Business Schools in the world conducted by the Association of MBAs & Business Graduates Association .We would also like to congratulate other leading global Business Schools nominated this year including IE Business School, Imperial College Business School, Hanken School of Economics, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, MIP Politecnico di Milano, Lancaster University Management School, University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School, Monash University, Mannheim Business School to name a few! As an institution which focuses on Impact Leadership - we are pleased to be nominated under the BGA Business School Impact category. We would like thank our students, alumni, faculty, advisors, international partners & corporate partners for making this possible.
Athena School of Management welcomes Fernando Costa Freire to our International Advisory Board. Fernando has diverse professional and personal interests and has attempted to dedicate time to several of them throughout his life. He started his career at the United Nations Security Council and worked in several posts in the UN Department of Political Affairs for almost a decade, including on peacekeeping missions in Africa and in the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. He was later the coordinator of the Portuguese Presidency of the European Union at the UN. He was diplomatic advisor to two Portuguese Prime Ministers. Having left public service, he has been involved in several different business ventures over the last fifteen years. He set up in 2005 Edeluc Investment Consulting a business consultancy focused on China, presently active in particular on investments advisory, he served as a non-executive Board Member of Aman Bank and Board Member of MSF Qatar.
Prof. Aditya Singh, FRSA FRAS, Director - Athena School of Management as part of the panel of "Inspire, Innovate & Impact" on "The Future of SDGs & Business" at the TFP - THE FUTURES PROJECT Annual Conference in Berlin - Germany.
Athena School of Management welcomes Greg Crichton to our International Advisory Board. Greg has decades of experience in Asia’s Insurance & Corporate Sectors across multiple countries & jurisdictions. He is Managing Director of Greater Asian Advisors Limited in Hong Kong. He was Chief Regulatory & Legal Advisor to Asia Capital Re in Singapore. He was previously, a Director, EVP & General Counsel at American International Assurance (AIA) where he was responsible for APACex Japan & was a member of the AIA Board Audit Committee & one of AIG’s global ‘core employees’ sitting on many AIG boards. He currently serves as an independent director with Pico Far East Holdings . Greg was for over eight years the non-executive President Commissioner of PT Avrist Assurance in Indonesia & is Advisor to a leading European insurer as well as sitting on their Board in Hong Kong. He also previously served as a Member of the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department Board of Review. Greg currently serves as a consultant to Oldham, Li & Nie (OLN) Solicitors.
Students from Athena School of Management - Mumbai, India & Hanken School of Economics - Helsinki, Finland launched the "Inspirational India!" Joint Project focussing on Entrepreneurship & Startups. Athena Entrepreneurship Society & the Hanken Business Lab are leading this cross-continental partnership! Think Global - Think Athena!
Athena School of Management welcomes Dr Royston Flude FRSA FRSM APA to its International Advisory Board. A Polymath with a BSc in Physics, MA in Counselling & PhD in Education from the University of Manchester, including Fellowships at Manchester Business School and the Faculty of Education, who has published numerous articles and five books on Change. An Entrepreneur & Chief Executive with a background of facilitating change management in a wide range of international organizations. He brings a multi-intelligence (physical, emotional, mental and spiritual) approach to Complex and ‘Wicked’ problems with the object of developing self-sustaining solutions that balance tmasculine & feminine perspectives to deliver longitudinal successful outcomes.He combines Commercial, Academic & Philanthropic insights to bring illumination to Change. His professional work has focused on the development of strategies to maximize valuation & creative & effective ways to facilitate Wealth Creation, which includes the sale & purchase of businesses. He sits on a number of global think tanks and endeavours to provide insights into the opportunities & threats of tomorrows world .He holds a number of key patents & trademarks, which include developing the unique FIN Model of Change. As a 'values driven' individual, he believes in Service-Above-Self & has sat on the Manchester Board of the Prince's Trust for 10 years, is an active Rotarian & Paul Harris Fellow. He is President of CSPOC (www.c-spoc.org) which is UN ECOSOC accredited NGO.
Prof. Aditya Singh, Director - Athena School of Management presented a paper on "Leadership during Crisis - Lessons fron History & Mythology" at the "Athens Calls Athens" Interdisciplinary Conference along with the leading Entrepreneurs, Professors & Thinkers from across Greece & Southern Europe at Athens - Greece under the auspices of National University of Athens, Hellenic Republic Ministry of Tourism, City of Athens & the Hellenic Region of Attica. Think Global - Think Athena !