Prof. Dr. Shailendra Raj Mehta, President and Director, MICA, India, presented his talk on “Creating World-Class Universities” at ULAB on April 4, 2022. The event began with the welcome remarks of Prof. Imran Rahman, Vice-Chancellor, ULAB.
In his enthralling talk, Dr. Mehta detailed how world-class universities can be established. Prof. Mehta further outlined the importance of ‘Alumni Governance’ to create a successful university. Prof. Mehta also touched upon a broad historical evolution of the University form.
Dr. Shailendra Raj Mehta is currently the President and Director of MICA and Vice-Chairman of the Governing Body, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. Over the years, Dr. Mehta has consulted with and taught senior executives worldwide including executives from North America, Europe, Africa and Asia (including CEOs in Pakistan). The companies that he has worked with at the CEO, CXO, or board-level include the Bajaj Group, Bharat Petroleum, Black Management Forum of South Africa, Eli Lilly, Genpact, Honeywell, IBM, Infosys, Lockheed Martin, Medtronic, Microsoft, P&G, Price Waterhouse Coopers, State Bank of India and the Tata Group, and many agencies of the Indian and US governments, among others.
Professor Imran Rahman, Vice-Chancellor along with pro-vice-chancellor Shamsad Mortuza, Head of Departments, Faculties and students attended the event.