Date: 20th June 2012
Anjani, 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.
Anjani Jain, Indian American academician, has been appointed as a senior associate dean for the full-time MBA programme at the prestigious Yale University. Anjani, 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.
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 global markets.
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 degree programmes.
Dean Edward A. Snyder said, "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."
As senior associate dean for the full-time MBA programme, Anjani will focus on Yale's flagship full-time MBA programme, assuming lead responsibility for admissions, career development, and student and academic services. He 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.
Anjani 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.
He has received a BS from the University of Indore, an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a PhD. from the University of California, Los Angeles, Graduate School of Management.