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KAPTAN

I N T E R N A T I O N A L L T D.

Where

EDUCATION Comes First

Group Profile


Where EDUCATION Comes First

ABOUT US KAPTAN International Limited is a fully integrated knowledge development and management company based in Toronto, Canada. The company’s core areas of operations are: l Development

of Greenfield Education Projects l New K-12 School Start Ups l Existing K-12 School Management Services l Content Management l Organizational Training and Development Kaptan’s clients include prominent education institutions, reputed national trusts and prestigious property developers in India, Middle East and Canada. The company's management takes pride in their 30 years of experience and a 100% success record enjoyed by it's clients. KAPTAN International Limited - where Education comes First

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Education MBA Marketing (UK), MA, BSc, BEd. Expertise l Project

Management

l International

Academic Business Development

l Human

Resource Development

l Marketing

ADVISORY COMMITTEE Kiran Ashok Tangri - President Kaptan International Limited Profile A dynamic leader, a true visionary, with attention to detail at every step of the way, Kiran has been at the forefront of successfully establishing new ventures from the start of her career. After developing one of the most profitable and academically proficient schools in 1988, Kiran was sought after by corporate houses, private establishments and public sector companies to develop similar academic projects for their respective organizations. With 27 years of experience, she has headed various departments in Human Resource Development, International Cell, Curriculum Management, Student Services, Planning and Budgeting Cell and New Projects Cell within top Canadian, Indian and Middle Eastern public and private organizations. Her knack for correctly observing socio-economic trends in developing nations has earned her a reputation for her avant garde thinking amongst academic circles. Under her leadership, Kaptan’s latest offering shall see an Equine Management and Sciences, Nuclear Engineering and Automotive Research and Development Centers in India and the Middle East.

Her extensive experience with public and private sector companies has been useful in striking a balance between often stringent quality requirements of International Education Partners and the ROI required by Kaptan’s clients. Kiran’s leadership is relevant in current economic times and KAPTAN owes their success to her hands-on grass root involvement with each and every project. Recent Contributions l Management Consultant for one of the largest

universities during the Premier of Ontario's Trade Mission from Canada to India in January 2007

l Member

of the Colleges Integrating Immigrants to Employment Project, an Ontario Government (Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities) - a funded initiative led by CON*NECT

l Researched

and delivered academic papers in both India and Middle East on subjects as diverse as Solid Waste Management in Schools, Co-operative Learning and Job Satisfaction among Teachers

Also, recognizing a need for revamping K-12 school curriculum as per international standards, Kiran launched Project ‘Education First’ in 2003. The project has seen vast company resources being invested for curriculum development and KAPTAN has in excess of 500,000 school textbooks in circulation in CBSE schools in India and the Middle East.

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ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Education MA (Gold Medalist) M.Ed (Toronto) Expertise l K-12 School

Start Ups

l K-12 School

Franchising

l K-12 School

Operations

l K-12 School

Administration

l K-12 School

Branding & Identity Building

Ashok Kumar - CEO The Indian High School Group, Dubai Profile Ashok has been closely associated with KAPTAN in formulating our vision and has been instrumental in the success of our business ventures. Early on his career Ashok picked up his uncanny habit of surprising his peers with his ability to achieve the impossible. Handpicked by management to represent Indian Principals in Canada, Ashok completed his Masters of Education Administration from University of Toronto in less than a year. Over the span of the last 3 decades, Ashok has seen a meteoric rise in his career through challenging himself with the impossible and inspiring those around him. Currently, the Chief Executive Officer of The Indian High School Group, he still exudes energy of a 20 year old, but a vision that has been 30 years in the making. Under his leadership, IHS group has become one of the largest Education organizations in the Middle East. With over 10,000 students to nurture and 800 staff to lead, Ashok brings with him vast experience in New School Start ups, School Operations, Administration and Institution Identity Building.

Achievements Best Principal l

Award 2001 presented by the Hon. Minister of Education India

l National

Award for Best Principal , 2002 – presented by the President of India

l Sheikh

Hamdan Award for Distinguished School and School Administration, 2002 & 2005 presented by H. H Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum – was won by IHS Group

l First School in the region to receive ISO 9001-

2000 Certification for Quality Management Systems for the provision of Education with an International Outlook.

l Member

of the Governing Body of the Central Board of Secondary Education in 2008

l Sheikh

Hamdan Award for Best Applied Project, 2008 for “Read to Lead” - a reading programme designed and developed by Ashok

l Elected

Chairman of the Council of CBSE Affiliated Schools in the Gulf for the year 2000

l Elected

Secretary of the Council of CBSE Affiliated Schools in the Gulf in the year 1999.

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Education

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Education Admin (Canada), BA (Canada), B.Com (Canada)

Lynne Watts - Emeritus Vice President Centennial College, Canada

Expertise l Academic

Planning & Budgeting (Capital and Operating)

l Non- Academic

Development

Centre

Profile Lynne advises KAPTAN on Capital Projects Budgeting and Forecasting. KAPTAN’s association with Lynne dates back to 2002 and we are fortunate to have her on our advisory committee. She has carved her niche in the Education Sector profitably managing Non-Academic profit centers within Academic institutions. Throughout her career, she has provided New and Established Institutions in providing Planning and Budget Development (Capital and Operating).

Her passion for education is second only to her love for arts. She has served on the Board of Director’s at the following organizations: l Windsor International Film Festival l Windsor Regional Hospital Committee l University of Windsor l Windsor Symphony Orchestra l City of Windsor International Relations l Women’s Economic Forum, Canada

In her capacity as Vice President of three of the largest public institutions in Canada, she has worked closely with Staff Unions, Administration, Student Services, Human Resource and Planning, Campus Steering Committee, President’s Office.

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Education PhD (Yale), MSc, M.Phil, BSc (Greece) Expertise l Academic

Research & Development

l Corporate

Funds

Grants &

Dr.Tas Venetsanopoulos - Vice President Ryerson University Canada Profile Dr. Venetsanpoulos has been a pioneer in launching public and private sector partnerships towards research and development in the field of communication and broadcast technology. We have had the good fortune of being able to establish KAPTAN’s Higher Education division under his able guidance. He joined the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Toronto in 1968 and became Dean of the Faculty in 2001. Under his leadership, the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at University of Toronto saw a significant growth in research funding, research capacity, profile and scholarship funding for graduate students, improved technology transfer, and enhanced entrepreneurship.

He has been honoured multiple times and received following accolades: l Excellence

in Innovation award by Research Centre of Ontario and Royal Bank of Canadian 1996

l Millennium Medal of Institute of Electronic and

Electrical Engineers (IEEE) in 2003

l Highest

Engineering Award, MacNaughton Award in 2003

l Chair

2003

of Council of Deans of Engineering in

l Outstanding Paper Award by IEEE in 2003

Currently, he is the Vice President, Research and Innovation and International Affairs at Ryerson University.

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CURRENT PROJECTS Turn Key Academic Developments Two Education hubs of 200 Acres and 120 Acres under development in India.

Higher Education International Academic Partner for three University Projects in India and an E-University Project in UAE.

K-12 Schools Project Development and School Management partner for six K-12 Schools in India and the Middle East.

BOM - Build, Operate and Manage Academic Partner for leading property developer in the UAE.

Content Management 6 CBSE Book Titles up to Grade 12 with over 500,000 copies in circulation.

Education Consultants Education consultants to four prominent Universities and Academic Bodies in the UAE.

Events & Expositions Organizers of professional development workshops for K-12 School Faculty.

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North America

Middle East India

CONTACT US Please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information on our services. Mailing Address Kaptan International Limited 52 Plumrose Blvd Toronto ON M1E5J7 Canada Telephone (Canada) +1 416 832 9665 Telephone (Middle East) +97150 880 0789 Fax (Canada & Middle East) +1 416 281 2809 Email* General Inquiries:

info@kaptangroup.com

Administrative Support: admin1@kaptangroup.com Project based queries:

support@kaptangroup.com

*Due to high volume of emails received on a daily basis, kindly allow Kaptan associates a minimum of 24 hours to reply.

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