Bangkok#s first-ever Action Learning Conference to be co-hosted by MIT Sloan and Sasin School of Management on July 25

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Distinguished corporate and academic speakers from Thailand, the United States and around the world slated to present impactful methods for leaders on driving change
How do today's leaders drive real change in their organizations? In an era of "always on" learning, how can leaders maximize the potential of their executives or their students?

On Wednesday, July 25, MIT Sloan School of Management —one of the top-ranked business schools in the world—joins Sasin School of Management —one of the top schools in Southeast Asia—in hosting Bangkok's first   Action Learning Conference to be held on the Sasin campus at the Sasa Patasala Building Soi Chula 12, Phyathai Road, Bangkok.

Action Learning, an impactful teaching method that is increasingly applied in management education and executive leadership training, enables teams and organizations to apply their theoretical knowledge to real-life management challenges to drive change and innovation.

Distinguished speakers from Thailand's corporate, finance, banking, academic and political sectors will join top MIT Sloan and Sasin academics to share how Action Learning methods are being applied to shape management education, improve leadership practices in corporations, and drive social change in the Asia-Pacific region.

Since 2002, 625 MIT Sloan Action Learning projects across five graduate-level lab courses have been engaging students across Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. Fifteen Action Learning projects have taken place in Thailand since 2009, many of which are now conducted jointly with Sasin.

Kobsak Pootrakool, Minister attached to the Prime Minister's Office, Royal Thai Government, is the inaugural keynote speaker. Slated panelists include:
Nok Maneerut Anulomsombut– CEO, SEA Thailand
Ada Chirapaisarnkul– Managing Director, TaejaiDotcom
Peetachai Dejkraisak– CEO/Co-Founder, Siam Organic Co., Ltd.
Phongstorn Ermongkonchai– Chief of Commerce, Thai Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
Yasheng Huang– MIT Sloan Professor, Action Learning Faculty Director
Charamporn Jotikasthira, Executive Director, Bangkok Bank PCL
Loredana Padurean– Associate Dean, Asia School of Business
Korpong Rookkapan– Director, Paknampo Hospital Group
Urmi Samadar, Director, Action Learning, MIT Sloan
Kulshaan Singh– Chief People Officer, Charoen Popkhand Group
Chartsiri Sophonpanich– President, Bangkok Bank
Pitipong Tiasuwan– Representative, Joint Commission on Corporate Social Responsibility, Pranda Jewelry
To register for the conference, visit: https://mitsloansasinactionlearning.com/
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