On 21st May, 2006, a group of outstanding management scholars launched China Association for Management of Technology (CAMOT) at the International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT) International Conference delivered at Tsinghua University. CAMOT was subsequently registered in the UK. In the absence of government funds, with the founder’s firm vision, perseverance and a strong team, as well as great support from and collaboration with United Nations Academic Influence (UNAI) and many world-class strategic partners, universities and government agencies around the world, including Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Tsinghua University, Cambridge University, etc., CAMOT has successfully held ten (10) CAMOT international conferences and launched six (6) international academic journals on studies of contemporary China.
In September, 2015, we founded Camot Academy Cambridge at St John Innovation Centre, Cambridge and started offering bespoke corporate and executive development programmes, leadership development and coaching programmes, and delivery of China Embracing Innovation Forums in Bournemouth and Stafford with local government, UK and in Helsinki, Finland. We focuse on the global vision with a paradigm of "West meets East" in our delivery of programmes and conferences and forums and we highlight green and sustainable development, and constantly build global network and accumulate global academic resources with global responsible leadership.
On 1st June, 2020, we started the journey of creating a globally-connected ELITE O2O Innovation University of the future. ELITE is an acronym of e-learning of innovation, technology and entrepreneurship within an online and offline (O2O) university in the global higher education. Almost all the universities and colleges are currently delivering courses online based upon the MOOC experiences since the outbreak of Covid-19. Our strategic aim of establishment of the Innovative Education Platform is an exploration of an innovative education pedagogy of integrating the delivery of programmes, knowledge, contents and education ethos with a global vision embedded in the teaching and learning strategy built into the technological innovation system of the university. This system demonstrates how various features and objectives of innovative and entrepreneurial university can be created, translated, articulated and achieved within a learning organization. The distinctiveness of this system is to highlight that the teaching and learning strategy is decided not only with the impact of the Covid-19 but also by the way and nature of knowledge is transferred and delivered.
We are proud that our founder delivered his keynote speech as a signal of formal start of our journey in creating this innovative university at China Association of Higher Education Annual International Conference, 22nd, November, 2020 - Perspective of ELITE O2O Innovation University: A Great Transformation and Revolution in the Global Higher Education in Post COVID-19 Era along with his close friends and colleagues who support his initiative.