Job Type : Full Time
Hiring Process : Written-test
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Fulbright-Nehru-CII Fellowships for Leadership in Management www.freshersworld.com
The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) announce the Fulbright-Nehru-CII Fellowships for Leadership in Management for the academic year 2013-2014. Indian business managers, whose employers would be willing to bear 50% (US$ 18,850) of the total cost (US$ 37,700), may compete to attend a specially designed 10-week management program at the Carnegie Mellon Universitys Tepper School of Business, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, from May 22-July 30, 2013. The Tepper School of Business is one of the worlds premier centers for teaching and research in business management. The Tepper School of Business faculty members have won wide acclaim, including eight Nobel Prizes in economics.
The Ten Week Program Consists Of The Following Components : Participation in the four-week Global Leadership Executive Forum (GLEF), an outstanding general management program offered by the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Bosch Institute. The flagship program by which the Carnegie Bosch Institute is known worldwide, presents, synthesizes, and applies knowledge about the multi-cultural professional environment in an intensive format. World-class faculty from Asia, Europe, and the US address key management issues of strategy and leadership while touching upon topics of broad economic and international scope (see complete details in next section). Guided research on the growth of your organization under the supervision of a Professor - executives conduct study and produce an independent research paper that identifies challenge areas and growth prospects of their parent organizations that can be implemented in their home organizations at the end of their stay in the United States. This project gives additional focus to class work and independent study while fostering the application of learning when participants arrive back home. Technology Workshops: An opportunity to interact with some of Carnegie Mellons many research centers to learn about such topics as robotics, computer-aided design, wearable computers, the environmentally sustainable workplace, and others. Meetings with US manufacturing and industrial organizations and opportunities to network with business leaders. Interaction and forums with Carnegie Mellon Faculty. Participants are offered other executive education opportunities in areas such as Business Analytics and Decision Making, Leadership and Communication, Marketing, Operations and/or Economics. The opportunity to explore American culture by attending social, cultural, and sporting events in the Pittsburgh a rea, and experiencing life in a unique metropolitan city. In addition, the experience gives participants membership in the prestigious global Fulbright community, which has spread in 155 countries around the world.
Eligibility Criteria : The applicant should: Be a responsible Indian citizen who can contribute to a full and fair picture of the culture and civilization of India, and thereby help to promote understanding and friendship between the peoples of the United States of America and India; Have a graduate degree; Have at least five years of managerial experience in an industry; Be in good health; be present in India at the time of submitting the application and interview. If you will be abroad, please keep us informed; Not residing in the United States; Not be applying for or holding permanent residence (green card) in the United States; not have been in the US during the past three years on a teaching, research, study or professional assignment for a continuous period of three months or more, at the time of submitting the application. In addition, you should not be in the US for a period of three months or more on a teaching, research or professional assignment during the application cycle (November 2012 to May 2013); and Give an undertaking to return to India on the completion of the fellowship; Produce an undertaking from the employer that it would be willing to bear 50% of the total cost. (Applications without this undertaking will not be considered).
Age : Preferably be 45 years of age
Fellowship Benefits : Direct : J-1 visa support, Round-trip economy class air ticket between the executives home town/city of work in India and Pittsburgh, Tuition fees, Maintenance allowance in the US, Settling-in allowance, Accident and sickness coverage per US Government guidelines. Indirect : To be a part of the prestigious global Fulbright Program that operates in more than 155 countries and awards over 8,000 grants to US and foreign nationals annually.