Walker College of Business professor Dinesh Davè visited Bishop Heber College, Appalachian State University's partner institution in Tiruchirappalli (Trichy), India in December of 2017.
Davè met with administrators and faculty of the institution and advised their faculty on building strong connections with industry to benefit students.
Additionally, Davè made a presentation on spreadsheet applications analytical models. Bishop Heber College is interested in partnering with Appalachian’s College of Business Professional Education Program for possible Lean Six Sigma Certification for professionals in the Trichy area. Additionally, one faculty member of Bishop Heber College expressed an interest in coauthoring a textbook with Davè.
Davè is the chair of the Department of Computer Information Systems & Supply Chain Management in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian. He has served as the director of supply chain, the director of the Center for Business Research and has held the Beroth Oil Four Brothers Professorship. His teaching and research activities have been in the areas of Supply Chain/Operations Management, Quantitative Methods & Techniques, Analytical Models, Business Statistics, Lean Six-Sigma Quality Management, and Information Technology.
Global Emphasis at the Walker College of Business
The college incorporates a global orientation as an integral component of students' academic experience. With university partnerships across the globe and continuous expansion of ground-breaking opportunities in emerging markets, the Walker College adds new program destinations and encourages more students to spend a semester or year abroad each year. All business students fulfill an international requirement, and an increasing number choose to study abroad through a wide variety of exchange programs. For more information, visit international.appstate.edu.