Padma Shri Prof Shoji Shiba, a world renowned Breakthrough Management expert visited MITID™ on 12th Dec 2013. He was accompanied by Mr. G. Sunderraman and Mr. Sanjay Lonial from Godrej Disruptive Innovations team.
Prof. Shoji Shiba and the team at Godrej Disruptive Innovations has been guiding the process of transformation of the Indian industry and is known for developing the Five Step Discovery Process for Breakthrough (BT) Management and globalisation of TQM. He has been doing this through the nationwide Visionary Leaders for Manufacturing Programme, which is being implemented under the Joint Technical Cooperation Agreement signed between Indian and Japanese Government.
Prof. Shiba is is leading an initiative "Village Buddha" supported by CII and the Japanese government the aim of which is to explore innovative models to engage society and business. Prof. Shiba was taken on a tour of the campus and shown the work done by MITID™ students. Prof. Shiba was very impressed with the quality of work and has shown interest to collaborate with MITID™. Select MITID™ students will work on an exhaustive immersion program mentored by Prf. Shiba and the team members where they will spend time in rural areas. They will apply innovative methods like Jumping into Fish Bowl , Concept Engineering and Kano Analysis.