World-renowned speaker Prof. B. Mahadevan will be in Sri Lanka in February on the invitation of the CA Sri Lanka Business School to conduct a one-day programme on ‘Spirituality & Inspirational Leadership.’
The programme is designed to enable executives understand the core issues in organisations that inhibit them from good performance and will provide a fresh set of ideas to address these issues. The objectives of the programme include: sensitizing the participants to the traits of leadership, which vary from being a failed leader to an inspirational leader, introducing new paradigms for meaningful work, showcasing the usefulness of spirituality as a value in business and providing alternative paradigms for business management.
The programme scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at CA Sri Lanka, is specially designed for senior level professionals including business leaders, CEOs, CFOs, heads of departments, senior managers and HR managers.
Prof. Mahadevan is a Professor of Operations Management at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, where he has been teaching since 1992. He was also the Dean Administration of the institute and a member of the Governing Board of IIMB for four years. Prof. Mahadevan has more than 24 years of wide-ranging experience in teaching, research, consulting and academic administration at IIM Bangalore and other reputed institutions such as IIT Delhi and XLRI Jamshedpur.
He was conferred the ICFAI Best Teacher Award by the Association of Indian Management Schools in 2005. Prof. Mahadevan was one among the 40 nominated globally for the Economic Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Business Professor of the Year Award, 2012.
Prof. Mahadevan received his M.Tech. and Ph.D. from the Industrial Engineering and Management Division of IIT Madras and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Production Engineering) from the College of Engineering, Guindy, Madras. He was a visiting scholar at the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, in 1999–2000. He was also a retainer consultant to Deloitte Consulting LLP, USA, in 2001–2002.