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Vikas Anand

Associate Dean for Academic Programs

Professor of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Anand served as a tenured professor and executive director of MBA Programs and Graduate Innovation at the University of Arkansas Sam M. Walton College of Business. In this role he oversaw the MBA Programs Office and its staff to develop synergies between the EMBA program and the Executive Education programs as well as works with department chairs and the associate dean to support the launch of multiple specialty master’s degree programs.

As the associate dean, Anand will be leading the strategic planning process and execution for all academic programs and working closely with other members of the college’s Executive Team to create new programs and update curricula. He will also represent the college in academic matters across the university and externally with the Poole community.

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Ph.D. Management Arizona State University 1999

Master of Business Administration International Business Indian Institute of Foreign Trade 1990

Master's Degree Physics Birla Institute of Technology and Science

Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering Birla Institute of Technology and Science