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Asian Institute of Management

Motto: Committed toward making a difference in sustaining the growth of Asian societies by developing professional, entrepreneurial, and socially responsible leaders and managers
Established: 1968
Type: Private
President: Francis Gonzalez Estrada
Location: Makati City, Manila, Philippines
Affiliations: AACSB
Website: www.aim.edu

The Asian Institute of Management, or simply AIM, is a graduate school of business and a center of business and management research. It is one of the few business schools in Asia to be internationally accredited with the AACSB accreditation. It is sometimes referred to as the Harvard of the East because it was established in partnership with Harvard Business School and because it uses Harvard teaching methodologies. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A private university is a university that is run without the control of any government entity. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Nickname: Motto: Makati, Mahalin Natin, Atin Ito (literally, Makati, We Love It, This Is Ours) Map of Metro Manila showing the location of Makati City Coordinates: 14° 33 N, 121°02, E Country Region Province none (It is formerly on Rizal province until 1975) Districts 1st and 2nd districts of... For other meanings of the word, see Manila (disambiguation). ... The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - is the USA based body which awards accreditation following a review of the quality of Scotts site can be found at Degree programmes delivered by Management Schools. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... For other uses, see Asia (disambiguation). ... The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - is the USA based body which awards accreditation following a review of the quality of Scotts site can be found at Degree programmes delivered by Management Schools. ... Harvard Business School, officially named the Harvard Business School: George F. Baker Foundation, and also known as HBS, is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. ...


It was described by Asiaweek magazine (a TIME publication) as the best in the Asia-Pacific region, and other magazines as one of the top three in Asia in the field of business education. Asiaweek, the English edition, was a news magazine focusing on Asia, published weekly by Asiaweek Limited, a subsidiary of Time Inc. ... (Clockwise from upper left) Time magazine covers from May 7, 1945; July 25, 1969; December 31, 1999; September 14, 2001; and April 21, 2003. ...


It was co-founded in 1968 by Ralph Z. Sorenson, a graduate of Amherst College and the Harvard Business School, and through an agreement by the Ateneo de Manila University and De La Salle University-Manila. It is located in Makati City, Manila, Philippines. AIM has a local board of trustees and an international board of governors. Today, AIM executes over twenty distinct programs each year. Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Amherst College is a private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA. It is the third oldest college in Massachusetts. ... Harvard Business School, officially named the Harvard Business School: George F. Baker Foundation, and also known as HBS, is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. ... The Ateneo de Manila University (also called Ateneo de Manila or simply the Ateneo) is a private university run by the Society of Jesus in the Philippines. ... Website www. ... Nickname: Motto: Makati, Mahalin Natin, Atin Ito (literally, Makati, We Love It, This Is Ours) Map of Metro Manila showing the location of Makati City Coordinates: 14° 33 N, 121°02, E Country Region Province none (It is formerly on Rizal province until 1975) Districts 1st and 2nd districts of... For other meanings of the word, see Manila (disambiguation). ...


It received the Ramon Magsaysay Award for International Understanding in 1995, for training Asians in management of business and development. With its commitment to the quality and the environment, AIM also became the world's first graduate school of management to receive the ISO 14001 standard in 2000 . The Ramon Magsaysay Award was established in April 1957 by the trustees of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) based in New York City. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... The ISO 14000 environmental management standards exist to ensure products and services have the lowest possible environmental impact. ...

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Schools

Business

The Washington SyCip Graduate School of Business is known for its 16-month MBA program. Instruction is based primarily on the case method originally developed at Harvard Business School. The school applies American and European management principles to problems in Asia. Over the decades however, the school has built up a bank of its own Asian cases. The school's authentically Asian solutions to the region's management problems is a unique strength in its business education. The Washington SyCip Graduate School of Business, or simply WSGSB, is the business school of the Asian Institute of Management in Manila, Philippines. ... Harvard Business School, officially named the Harvard Business School: George F. Baker Foundation, and also known as HBS, is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. ... For other uses, see Asia (disambiguation). ...


The Center for Development Management (CDM) has a one-year Master in Development Management program intended for executives and managers from developing nations who are deeply committed to the advancement of Asia. In addition, CDM conducts research, certificate courses in development management, and institution-building activities for Asian organizations. The center teaches development managers in matters that involve social and economic development of different sectors, most especially the marginalized. There are also special programs for professionals working in government and nonprofit organizations, as well as women in business.


Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE) has a Master in Entrepreneurship program to train entrepreneurs on making enterprises more productive, professional, and profitable. The Executive Education and Life Long Learning Centre offers the 18-month Executive MBA, rated No. 1 by Asiaweek in 2000.


Research

The AIM Policy Center is one of the centers for research and management excellence that the Asian Institute of Management houses. It is the public-policy think-tank of the Institute. The JBF Center in honor of the late Philippine Central Bank Governor Jose B. Fernandez, Jr focuses on research in the financial services industry. The Ramon V. del Rosario Sr. Center for Corporate Responsibility examines the nature of corporate social responsibility in the Asian context through research and programs. The Mirant Center for Bridging Societal Divides adopts the bridging leadership framework to address societal divisions and promote stakeholder empowerment to reduce societal inequities.


Collaborations

The World Bank selected AIM as its strategic partner in Asia with the establishment of the AIM-World Bank Global Distance Learning Center in October 2002 making AIM the first private management education institution in the world to partner with the World Bank. In addition, AIM is a center of excellence of the Asian Development Bank and collaborates with the ADB in delivering relevant programs that cultivate progress in Asian societies. Logo of the World Bank The World Bank Group is a group of five international organizations responsible for providing finance to countries for purposes of development and poverty reduction, and for encouraging and safeguarding international investment. ... The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development bank established in 1966 to promote economic and social development in Asian and Pacific countries through loans and technical assistance. ...


Awards and accreditations

AIM has received numerous citations, including the Ramon Magsaysay Award, the Asian Nobel Prize, for International Understanding in 1995, for training Asians in management of business and development and the 1st Beyond Grey Pinstripes Award for Business School Innovation in Social Impact Management in 2001. AIM is also the world's first graduate school of management to receive the ISO 14001 standard in 2000 . The Ramon Magsaysay Award was established in April 1957 by the trustees of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) based in New York City. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... The ISO 14000 environmental management standards exist to ensure products and services have the lowest possible environmental impact. ...


Prominent alumni

For more than three decades, the halls of AIM have witnessed the growth and passage of some of Asia’s best minds – leaders and managers of the present and the future:

  • Mr. Ashok Soota (MBM ’73) - Chairman and Managing Director, MindTree Consulting PVT Ltd., India
  • Mr. Tien-Cheng Lee (MBM ’73) - Former Chief Country Officer, Deutsche Bank AG Taiwan, Taiwan
  • Mr. Tony Tan Caktiong (TMP ’83) - Founder, CEO, and President, Jollibee Foods Corp.Philippines; winner of Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
  • Mr. Napoleon Nazareno (MBM ’73) - President and CEO, Smart Communications, Inc., Philippines
  • Mr. Robert Chandran (MBM ’74) - President, Chemoil Corporation, Singapore
  • Mr. Bambang Trianto (MM ’78) - Central Bank of Indonesia
  • Mr. Jae-Neung Cha (MDP ’76) - Max Management Consulting Institute, Korea
  • Hon. Jesli Lapus (MBM ’73) - Present Secretary of Education; former Congressman of Tarlac Province, and former president of Land Bank of the Philippines.
  • Mr. Angelo Reyes (MBM ’73) - Current DENR Secretary; Former Secretary of National Defense, Philippines
  • Mr. Guillermo Parayno, Jr. (MBM ’77) - Former Commissioner, Bureau of Internal Revenue, Philippines
  • Tan Sri Dato Talho Mohd Hashim (MM ’76) - Sepakat Setia Perunding Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
  • Mr. Philip Ella Juico (MBM ’73) - Dean, De La Salle Graduate School of Business; former Philippine Secretary of Agrarian Reform; former President of IBC-13 Broadcasting Company; former Chairman, Philippine Sports Commission
  • Hon. Sukavich Rangsitpol (MDP ’76) - Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Thailand
  • Mr. Daniel Choon Hui Koh (MDP ’72) - Chairman and Managing Director, Roche Singapore Pte. Ltd. Singapore
  • Mr. Renato de Villa (MBM ’72) - Former Executive Secretary and Defense Secretary, Philippines
  • Mr. Alfred Xerez-Burgos, Jr. (MBM ’71) - President and CEO, Landco Pacific Corp., Philippines
  • Mr. Vikas Sinha (MBA ’83) - CFO and Senior Vice President, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, USA

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External links

  • Official Site
  • Alumni Network
  • Representative Offices

  Results from FactBites:
 
Asian Institute of Management - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2075 words)
The AIM Policy Center is one of the centers for research and management excellence that the Asian Institute of Management houses.
AIM has received numerous citations, including the Ramon Magsaysay Award for International Understanding in 1995, for training Asians in management of business and development and the 1st Beyond Grey Pinstripes Award for Business School Innovation in Social Impact Management in 2001.
AIM is also the world's first graduate school of management to receive the ISO 14001 standard in 2000.
1995 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for International Understanding - Asian Institute of Management (7239 words)
The Institute’s leadership in that regard was enhanced in 1986 when sixteen of the leading business schools in the region (from Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, and the Philippines) came together and established the Association of Deans of Southeast Asian Graduate Schools of Management.
Enrollment at the Institute is higher than ever: in school year 1995–1996, a total of five hundred students enrolled in the three degree programs and, for the first time in AIM’s history, there were three, rather than two, sections of sixty students each in the first year of the MBM program.
In AIM’s case, according to SyCip, the responsibility for its financial viability was passed on to the deans and the faculty after the initial fund-raising campaign.
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