SIES ASC, NERUL hosts First Virtual Lecture on – ‘Leadership Excellence’

On 26th June 2015, the College organized the first of the Leadership Excellence series, in association with American Society for Quality (ASQ), Mumbai LMC in the Audio Visual Room between 8.30 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.

Over 150 students along with the Principal and faculty members participated in this virtual classroom session. The program was very effective and informative for the students. Five neighbouring colleges including our sister Institutions joined in for this morning session.

The virtual lecture held by Dr Manu Vora from Chicago, USA was the fruit of many months of discussions and good use of technology. The Principal Dr. Rita Basu, Vice Principal Koel Roy Choudhury, Mr. S.V. Viswanathan, Member of the Managing Council and the I.T Staff worked together to make this session a success.

The speaker for the session Dr. Manu Vora is Chairman and President of Business Excellence, a global quality management consulting firm. He is a past Vice President of ASQ, ASQ Fellow and certified Quality Engineer. He is a well sought after speaker on Business Excellence and Quality Management topics.

The topic for the first session was ‘Leadership Excellence’. During the session, Dr. Manu Vora discussed various leadership models with examples. He also discussed the requirement for effective leadership.

This session is a dream come true for all of us at SIES ASCN and heralds many more to come.


The second session of Leadership Excellence series was held on July 17, 2015 between 9.00 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. in the College Audio Visual Room on the topic – ‘Effective Leadership’ by Dr Manu Vora from Chicago, USA.

The College Principal, Dr. Rita Basu, Vice Principal, Koel Roy Choudhury, Ms. Vasanti Rajadhyaksha, other faculty member and over 100 students from across the streams attended this lecture. The lecture by Dr. Manu Vora proved to be very effective and informative for the students and faculty members.