IIM hosts second phase of Management Conclave

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Feb 7: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu hosted the second phase of it’s first-ever Management Conclave “Nakshatra”.
The event kick started with the welcome address by Prof BS Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu, in which he talked about industry’s role in building great institutions, the launch of new academic program IPM, Executive MBA, and Doctoral Programs.
Prof Baljeet Singh Sani, Co-Chairperson, Placements, IIM Jammu, gave a brief introduction of the Institute.
The panel discussion of the day was started by the marketing panel on the topic “Role of marketing in transforming businesses in the digital era”. Next up for the day was HR Panel where the various panelists shared their insights while discussing the topic ‘Collaborative Intelligence-Enhancing Human Capital for Transcending Organizational Capabilities’.
The discussion moved ahead on the next day while the conclave hosted the Finance Panel. The topic of the discussion for the Finance Panel was ‘Realizing the 5-Trillion-Dollar Economy Dream’.
Sheshadri Savalgi, Finance Director General Mills, who moderated the session, began collecting the views of all the panelists regarding the possibility of India reaching towards a 5-Trillion-Dollar economy. They also discussed different policy changes required by the Government to achieve the target and role of the common public in the same.
Thereafter, the last panel of the conclave came aboard for discussion which was the Operations Panel where the topic was ‘Leveraging Technology to Improve Supply Chain Management’.
The session was moderated by Raman Kaul, Head of Operations Tech Logistics, TVS Supply Chain Solutions Limited.
The panelists gave valuable insights on the nuances of supply chain in different industries and how it has become more crucial than ever to leverage technology so as to build an agile supply chain. They also shared excerpts from their experiences on the challenges posed by COVID-19 and how it fast tracked the need of technology in the supply chain.
The session concluded with an interactive question and answer round.