Washington: The prestigious Yale School of
Management has appointed Indian American professor Anjani Jain as
senior associate dean for the full-time MBA programme as part of
the school's expansion programme.
Jain, an Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, graduate who
has served in multiple leadership roles at the Wharton School of
the, University of Pennsylvania, will join Yale on July 1, Dean
Edward A. Snyder announced Monday.
The school recently introduced a Master of Advanced Management
programme and participated in the launch of the Global Network for
Advanced Management, a collective effort by 21 international
business schools to understand the challenges posed by complex
With the planned move to Edward P. Evans Hall, SOM's new campus,
in late 2013, the New Haven, Connecticut based school intends to
significantly increase the number of students in its master's
"Anjani is highly motivated by Yale SOM's mission to educate
leaders for business and society, and I am confident he will make
important contributions as the school continues to grow in scope
and influence," Snyder said.
As senior associate dean for the full-time MBA programme, Jain
will focus on Yale's flagship full-time MBA programme, assuming
lead responsibility for admissions, career development, and
student and academic services, it said.
Jain has had a distinguished and impactful career at Wharton over
the last 26 years, including ten years as vice dean of its
full-time MBA programme. For the last two years, he has been the
vice dean of the MBA programme for executives.
Jain has taught a range of courses and conducted important
research in production and operations management, and he will
contribute to the Yale SOM curriculum as a senior lecturer.
Among the many teaching and education awards he has received, Jain
was recognized for his contributions to African-American students
with the Howard E. Mitchell Award.
Jain received a BS from the University of Indore in India, an MBA
from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a PhD.
from the University of California, Los Angeles, Graduate School of
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