Education in Entrepreneur's Journey
Aug 13, 2020
07:30 PM - 08:30 PM (Asia/Kolkata)

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Topic: What Gaps Education can fill in an Entrepreneur's Journey
Date & Time: August 13, 2020 | 7:30 PM IST
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Context for the webinar:

"What you learn at college is never enough on its own to become an entrepreneur. And even after you have taken a few knocks, it is not easy to get right", says Tariq Khan !!
Prof Chitra Singla has developed an experiential program, for entrepreneurs a few years into their start-up journey. Come and hear how she has made it unique and relevant in our relentlessly fast moving world.
Mr. Tariq Khan in Conversation with Prof Chitra Singla on "What Gaps Education can fill in an Entrepreneur's Journey"

Speakers Profiles:

Prof Chitra Singla
Associate Professor, Faculty Chair - Strategic Management
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Prof. Chitra Singla is an Associate Professor as well as the Chairperson of the Strategy Area at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. She teaches courses on Strategic Management, International Business, Family Business Dynamics, Strategy in Emerging Markets, and Corporate Governance in MBA, PhD, and Executive Education Programs of the institute.

 Her research interest lies at the intersection of International Business, Family Businesses, and Corporate Governance.  Her current work is looking at the family business firms and SMEs in India. She is mainly examining the extent and mode of internationalization in such firms vis-a-vis non-family firms. Prof. Singla has published her work in top ranked international journals. She is a member of the Editorial Review Board of a prestigious international journal-‘Management International Review’. 

 She has served as an external consultant to ‘International Trade Centre’-a joint agency of the United Nations and WTO. She has provided consultation related to strategic decisions to SMEs in India and Dubai that are family businesses or first generation entrepreneurial firms. She has also provided training in ‘Sharpening Your Strategic Foresight’ to the middle and top management of some of the listed family businesses. She is faculty chair of various executive education programmes like ‘Young Entrepreneurs Programme’, ‘Strategy for winning in international markets’, and ‘Succeeding in Emerging Markets’.


Tariq Khan

TiE Global Board of Trustees
Former President TiE New York
TiE Edu SIG - Chair

Tariq Khan is an angel investor and a specialist in financing start-ups at the earliest stages of their launch. He co-founded Games 24x7 Inc which launched the largest on-line games company in India. His other investments include Buddi-Health, Vectorly, Fitbark, Resolute Innovation and Baby Destination. He is Past President of the New York Chapter of TiE, the largest mentoring organization for entrepreneurship. Currently he is serving a two year term on the TiE Global Board of Trustees.

Previously he worked for twenty years in finance, with major banks and financial institutions in most of the support and operational functions including settlements, finance, risk management, compliance and technology. Main companies he has worked for include Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, Lehman Brothers, GM Asset Management, Citigroup Private Bank, Natwest, Lloyds Bank and Banca Nazionale del Lavoro.

In addition, Mr Khan has twenty years experience working in industrial and commercial organizations, from large Fortune 500 companies, to small, family owned enterprises. Major companies he has worked for include CNA Insurance, L’Oreal, Mitsui & Co USA, Fiat SpA, Filippo Fochi Spa, Hunter Douglas NV, Sun Chemicals, Colgate Palmolive, Ely Lily, Reuters, ENI and IBM.

Mr Khan grew up in Rome, Italy and after four decades in Europe moved to the US in 2000 where he has settled in the New York City vicinity.


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