IUCEE Leadership Summit – 2017

/IUCEE Leadership Summit – 2017
IUCEE Leadership Summit – 2017 2018-03-25T10:32:36+00:00


  1. To understand importance of good governance and institutional leadership as fundamental to the survival and progress of Indian engineering institutions in the challenging times and to identify specific areas for improvement.
  2. To share and learn from the case studies of ‘successful Institutional transformations’, through good governance and effective leadership
  3. To understand the roles and responsibilities of the leaders in the institutional transformational process and the competencies they need to develop and establish a plan for development of these competencies
  4. To understand the systemic tools and frameworks that can be used to lead the engineering colleges and Universities to achieve excellence and to identify which two or three tools to be selected for deployment in the next year


July 21

9:00 – 9:15 am Introductions
9:15 – 10:00 am KLE Tech University Case Study
10:00 – 10:45 am Thiagarajar College of Engineering Case Study
11:00 – 11:45 am Vellore Institute of Technology Case Study
11:45 – 1:00 pm Identify Triggers (5 or 6) for Transformation: Breakout Sessions
1:00 – 1:45 pm Lunch
1:45 – 2:30 pm Reporting and Discussions from Breakout sessions
2:30 – 3:15 pm Keynote Address: Mr. Dilip Sawhney, MD, Rockwell Automation India
3:30 – 5:00 pm 10 min Case Study presentations from other institutions
5:00 – 6:00 pm Gap Analysis (beginning, developing, proficient) of Selected Themes in Governance and Leadership
7:00 – 9:00 pm Banquet Dinner

July 22

9:00 – 9:30 am Review of previous day and suggestions; Gaps
9:30 – 12:30 pm A3 Lean Management Workshop by Vinay Kaul
12:30 – 1:00 pm IIT Hyderabad Case Study presentation
1:00 – 1:45 pm Lunch
1:45 – 2:15 pm How to use Good Corporate Practices (Atre)
2:15 – 3:00 pm Employability Panel Discussion
3:00 – 3:30 pm Enhancing Professional Skills with Community Projects
3:30 – 4:15 pm Ethics in Engineering Education (Discussion)
4:30 – 5:30 pm Potential for On-Line Resources, Virtual and Remote Labs (Discussion)
5:30 – 6:00 pm Wrap-Up and Next Steps (report one page later)



  • Dilip Sawhney, MD, Rockwell Automation India (CII)
  • Dhanabal Solaikutty, National Instruments
  • Yona Bhaskaroun, Quanser
  • Vinay Kaul, Lean Management Consultant
  • Ravi Salagame, Delphi Technical Center
  • Madhu Atre, Vegashakti Consultants
  • Anil Pandit, Retired GE
  • Prakash Bapat, Industry Consultant
  • Kalyan Ram, Electronosolutions
  • Vasant Marathe

Observers and Facilitators:

  • Krishna Vedula, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Claire Komives, San Jose State University
  • Sohum Sohoni, Arizona State University
  • Anil Kulkarni, Penn State University
  • Bill Oakes, Purdue University

Indian Academic Institutions:

  • KLE Technological University, Hubbali, KN
  • Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, TN
  • Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, TN
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, TS
  • Chitkara University, Chandigarh
  • MVGR College of Engineering, Vizianagaram, AP
  • Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Islampur, MH
  • KG Reddy College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, TS
  • MLR Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, TS
  • SR Engineering College, Warangal, TS
  • Hyderabad Institute of Technology and Management, Hyderabad, TS
  • Malla Reddy Engineering College, Hyderabad, TS
  • Sphoorthy Engineering College, Hyderabad, TS
  • Silver Oak Group of Institutions, Ahmedabad, GJ
  • Marwadi Group of Institutions, Rajkot, GJ
  • SAINTGITS College of Engineering, Kottayam, KL
  • St. Josephs Engineering College, Mangalore, KN
  • Vignans Institute of Information Technology, Visakhapatnam, AP
  • DKTE Society, Ichalkaranji, MH

IUCEE Staff:

  • Kantha Reddy, Director India Operations
  • Sridhar Nori, Virtual Academy Manager
  • Sheetal Sohoni, Marketing Consultant


Corporate Principles in Engineering Education Transformations


Good Governance


Introduction to Ethics for India


Remote Labs




KLE Tech University – A Case Study


TCE – A Case Study


Online Resources for Education Presentation


IITH – A Case Study


VIT – A Case Study


A3 Story Boards rev 2


A3 – Templates


Knowledge and Action Gap


Process Analysis Tools and Techniques