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Corporate Guest Lecture Series/ Invited Talks                                                                            Management and Faculty Development Programmes
                                                                                                                                Leadership Lab for CBSE-School Principals
        Ÿ  18th Jan 2020:                                                                                                        The Leadership Lab for School Principals was a ve-day (27-31 January
           Shri  Shiva  Harsha  K  S,  Divisional  Operations  Manager,                                                          2020)  residential  Professional  Development  Programme  for  CBSE-
           Ministry  of  Railways  and  Assistant  Sports  Ofcer  at  Waltair                                                   afliated school principals. It was conducted under the aegis of the
           Railways  Sports  Stadium,  addressed  the  PGP  students  on                                                         Central  Board  of  Secondary  Education,  Department  of  School
           Digital Governance in Indian Railways.                                                                                Education & Literacy, MHRD, Government of India.
                                                                                                                                 The Program was delivered and delivered with a view to contributing to
                                                                                                                                 the principals evolving and advancing from their restricting roles of
                                                                                                                                 being mere administrators, to being leaders, strategizing on long-term
                                                                                                                                 vision (dreaming) and mission (doing) for their schools. The program
                                                                                                                                 witnessed keen interest and impressive registration from principals and
                                                                                                                                 had  representation  from  eleven  states  of  the  country  as  well  as  a
                                                                Ÿ  15th Feb 2020:                                                participant from abroad.
                                                                   Mr. Rahul Bajoria, The Chief Economist of Barclays Investment
                                                                  bank delivered a lecture on the current Economic Scenario of   Shri D Chakrapani, IAS (R) [AP:83], former Director General of the AP
                                                                  our country and the role of RBI.                               HRD Institute, graced the occasion as the inaugural speaker. Capturing
                                                                                                                                 the interest of the audience, engaging and encouraging the cohort in a participative discussion, the Chief Guest dwelt on several matters of
                                                                                                                                 contemporary relevance regarding education at the grassroots level and the constructive role of school principals in this regard. During the
                                                                                                                                 Programme, several sessions conducted by the faculty members provided insights into pedagogies adopted in schools as well as best
                                                                                                                                 practices. The Director of the institute, Prof. M Chandrasekhar, delivered the valedictory address. He touched upon various aspects of
                                                                                                                                 academic leadership and governance that would create greater impact on good functioning and also lead to superior learning outcomes.

       Ÿ  21st Feb 2020:                                                                                                        Leadership Development Program for Indian Oil Ofcers
         The institute welcomed Mr. Vivek Kalagara, CEO, DataFoundry
          who addressed the batch and shared interesting facts about how
          DataFoundry emerged from the painting of “The lady with the                                                           The three-day on-campus Leadership Development Program (LDP) for
          lamp”. On the lines of the painting, DataFoundry also believes on                                                     ofcers of the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., a Maharatna Central Public
          inward focus to shine light on their data, in order to further aid                                                    Sector Enterprise was organized at the Indian Institute of Management
          companies in the decision-making processes in the current and                                                         Visakhapatnam  (IIMV)  during  February  5-7,  2020.  The  aim  of  the
                                                                                                                                Program was to create leadership capacities in the cohort towards their
          emerging scenario.
                                                                                                                                gaining a greater appreciation for governance, institutional and policy
                                                                                                                                reforms, as well as the management principles, precepts and practices,
         Followed by that, Mr. Raj Ramesh, Chief AI Ofcer, took the stage                                                      so  that  they  can  full  the  role-responsibilities  envisaged  of  them  as
          and gave an insightful presentation on “How credit unions can                                                         mentors, facilitators, and champions of change, with competence and
          think about articial intelligence.” Later the stage was shared by                                                    condence.  The  training  aimed  at  facilitating  networking  and
          Ms. Jyoti Singh, Sr. Manager – Talent Acquisition & Advancement                                                       knowledge-sharing among the participants and the resource persons. It
          and  she  left  the  students  with  many  thoughts  about  the                                                       provided insights into effective management practices and exposure to
          importance of “You be You First”. She also showcased the book                                                         the  emerging  developments  in  the  socio-economic  and  business
          that forms the basis of their organization named “SHAPE” which                                                        contexts. It was emphasized that the ultimate goal is, the participants
          stands for Shakti Human Aspiration Passion & Energy.                                                                  feeling enabled and empowered to transfer the benets of the outputs and outcomes of their work to their key stakeholders – the shareholders,
                                                                                                                                the rm, and to the nation. 29 ofcers from across the various divisions of IndianOil availed the benet of the Program.
                                                                                                                                The Program involved pre- and post-residential module components, wherein, the participants were engaged in knowledge-sharing and
                                                                                                                                syndicated interactions. The post-program module involved stock-taking and evaluation of the extent to which the participants gained from the
                                                                                                                                perspective of the learning objectives of the Program.
                                                                                                                                The participants appreciated the Program a perfect marriage between theory and practice in management. The participants experience an
                                                                                                                                intensive and immersive pedagogy through rigorous techno-managerial mind-storming sessions. The inaugural address was delivered by
                                                                                                                                Prof. M Chandrasekhar, Director of the Institute. The program concluded with an engaging valedictory address by Prof R Ravi Kumar, (OB&HR
                                                               Ÿ  3rd March 2020:                                               Area) from IIM Bangalore.
                                                                  Dr. Niharika A, delivered a guest lecture on reproductive health
                                                                  to create awareness amongst students and faculty members of
                                                                  IIM Visakhapatnam.                                            4th TEQIP III Professional Development Training
                                                                                                                                 The  TEQIP-III  ve-day  Professional  Development  Training  (PDT)
                                                                                                                                 Programme  held  at  the  Institute  in  March  2020  (March)  aimed  at
                                                                                                                                 creating  the  capacities  towards  gaining  a  greater  appreciation  for
                                                                                                                                 governance,  institutional  and  policy  reforms,  as  well  as  the
                                                                                                                                 management principles, precepts and practices, so that they can full
                                                                                                                                 the role-responsibilities envisaged of them as mentors, facilitators, and
       Ÿ  7th March 2020:
         The  Institute  hosted  the  maiden  version  of  The  Leadership                                                       champions of change, with competence and condence. The training
         Series – as a panel discussion on 'Disruption in Retail Sector –                                                        facilitated networking and knowledge-sharing among the participants
         How changing landscape of retail impacts Consumer Behavior                                                              and the resource persons. It provided insights into effective academic
         and Market Dynamics'. The event welcomed industry leaders                                                               practices and also provided exposure to the emerging developments
         such  as  Mr.  Subhajit  Mazumder,  Director,  KPMG  India;  Mr.                                                        in the academic and professional contexts. The end goal was to make
         Himanshu Sirohi, Head, Digital Marketing, JLL India; Mr. Ravi                                                           the participants enabled and empowered to transfer the benets to
         Khushwani, Founder, GreenSoul Ergonomics. The Session was                                                               their key stakeholders – the students, parents, institutions, prospective
         moderated by Prof. Milan Kumar of the Institute. Students from                                                          employers, community, and to the nation at large.
         the PGP batch enthusiastically participated in the event. The                                                           This 5-day Programme witnessed participation by 19 professionals from premier engineering institutions across India.
         Director,  Prof.  M  Chandrasekhar,  delivered  the  concluding
         address.                                                                                                                The Inaugural Address was delivered by Shri J Srinivasa Raju, CEO, Geo Marine Dynamics (I) Pvt. Ltd., and Chairman of the Confederation of
                                                                                                                                 Indian Industry, Vizag Zone.  He addressed the audience on the use of management education in technological innovation. The valedictory
                                                                                                                                 address was delivered by Dr. Srihari R., Associate Director, NSTL, DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Government of India. Dr Srihari emphasized on
                                                                                                                                 bridging gaps between industry and academia, explaining how faculty could join hands with government institutions to work on projects of
                                                                                                                                 national importance, in a symbiotic way.

       2  IIM Visakhapatnam                                                                                                                                                                                       IIM(V)IBES - A quarterly newsletter   3
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