UNYP MBA students get an insider look from esteemed marketing expert, Dr. Dipak C. Jain

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Would you learn about finance or marketing from a professor who has never stepped foot in a corporation? Probably not. At University of New York in Prague, we strive to bring our students the the best education from professionals and experts currently working in their field. Our MBA program provides our students with invaluable practical and strategic business knowledge, leadership abilities, and networking opportunities from distinguished instructors all over the world. Which is why we were so excited to have the privilege of having Dr. Dipak C. Jain teach a course on International Marketing for our MBA program.

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Dr. Dipak C. Jain is the European President-Designate, Professor of Marketing and Global advisor at CEIBS. He is a globally recognized marketing and innovation expert whose insights have inspired a generation of business leaders to pursue success with significance. Dr. Jain’s influential career spans nearly four decades as an educator, a senior business school administrator, and a consultant to corporations and governments. Throughout his career, he had furthered a pedagogical model that combines academic excellence and business relevance to produce high-impact results with social significance.

Prior to being named Sasin’s Director in 2014, he served from 2011 to 2013 as Dean of INSEAD, an international business school with campuses in France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi. Before joining INSEAD, Dr. Jain was Dean of Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management from 2001 to 2009. In recognition of his many scholarly achievements and outstanding teaching, he also was named the Sandy and Morton Goldman Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and Professor of Marketing at Kellogg, whose marketing department he joined as a faculty member in 1986.

Dr. Jain’s academic career began as a student in Tezpur, Assam India. He earned his bachelor’s degree in statistics (1976) with honors from Gauhati University, where he taught for four years before enrolling in the University of Texas (Dallas), there, he completed his Ph.D in marketing in 1986.

An award-winning scholar in his own right, Dr. Jain’s areas of research expertise include the marketing of high-tech products; market segmentation and competitive market structure analysis, cross-cultural issues in global product diffusion, new product innovation, and forecasting models. He has published more than 60 articles in leading academic journals and has earned the prestigious John D.C. Little Best Paper Award. Among the many distinctions for his teaching and service, Dr. Jain received the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas from the Prime Minister of India, an award that recognizes exceptional leadership contributions of overseas Indians.

Dr. Jain is one example of the experts we enlist to teach at UNYP. Our students learn from senior executive managers of major international companies like Coca Cola, British Telecom, Volkswagen, Bell Labs, 3M, and many more. Academics at universities like Harvard and LaSalle are flown in especially for certain MBA courses.

Our MBA program is designed for ambitious professionals who want to climb the corporate ladder quickly. Alumni research has shown that UNYP MBA graduates are typically promoted within eight months of finishing the program. In addition to Marketing, we offer concentrations Management, Entrepreneurship, Finance, and Project Management.

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