The Asian Management Institute was formally established in April 1997 and is based at the Ivey Business School at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. AMI represents Ivey’s commitment to the development and dissemination of a leading body of research and teaching materials on Asian business..
The three primary activities of the Asian Management Institute are:
- The development of Asian educational materials (business case studies) through an International Case Development Program.
- The establishment of research initiatives within AMI devoted to understanding and enhancing the competitiveness of business in key Asian markets, such as China and Hong King, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia and others.
- The recruitment of Asia-specialized faculty members to support Ivey’s existing programs as well as the Asia-based Executive MBA and MBA programs.
Developing and disseminating the world’s leading body of research
This knowledge is being developed first hand by Ivey faculty in Asia, working directly with Asian business to:
- Generate applied research useful to managers doing business in Asia
- Create much needed Asian-related business cases
- Provide case writing and case teaching skills to other Asian business schools
- Create strong partnerships with businesses and organizations at the forefront of Asian business
This experiential knowledge base is enabling Ivey to achieve the following:
- Enhance international understanding of the nature of Asian business practices
- Deliver high quality MBA and executive development programs with more Asian relevance
- Raise the profile of the Richard Ivey School of Business as an international leader in learning on best practices for doing business in Asia