On the auspicious day of Independence, the next chapter of the Industry Readiness Webinar Series, organised by the Department of Corporate Relations and Career Services, deals with a pertinent question of this time. Every student is worried about the right strategies for career growth-how to make the journey to excellence worthwhile.

Mr Manoj Gupta, Solutions Director and Chief Architect, Digital Service Line at Capgemini, will share his expert solutions to the questions of the students in the webinar “Right Strategies for Career Growth, Placements and Business Communication”. The webinar has been scheduled for August 15, 2021, at 5 pm. (more…)

The Department of Corporate Relations and Career Services at SRM University-AP organises the 22nd episode of the Industry Readiness Webinar Series on July 31, 2021, at 5.00 pm. Senior Associate Director of KPMG-one of the Big Four accounting organisations, Mr Ankit Jhamb will talk on the topic “Mental Health and Peak Performance”, during the session.

About the Speaker:
Mr Ankit Jhamb has over 15 years of experience in capability development in ITES and consulting organizations. He has coached senior leaders on Emotional Intelligence and Executive Presence and is part of the POSH Investigating Committee. He is the national capability leader for KPMG – Audit and Tax. Recipient of the Youngest HR Leader Award 2019 by World HRD Congress, he is also the youngest faculty on the Board of International Faculties for KPMG.

Join this engaging webinar on July 31, 2021, at 5.00 pm to gain professional insights on the topic.

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SRM University-AP gives prime importance to raise career-ready graduates. To introduce emerging technologies and burgeoning fields of innovation, the Department of Corporate Relations and Career Services (CR&CS) has been organising a series of industry readiness webinars from time to time. The eighteenth session of this webinar series, titled “The Future of Technologies” will be held on June 19, 2021, Saturday, at 5:30 pm. Experienced HR recruiter Mr Joshua David, who is currently associated with Mphasis, Chennai, will educate and groom the job aspiring students on this topic.

Mr Joshua David had earlier been associated with top multi-national organizations like HCL Technologies, Kingfisher Airlines, Wipro Technologies, Satyam Computers (now Tech Mahindra), Cognizant Technology Solutions, and Hexaware Technologies. As industry employers seek skilled and competent workers, this interactive session with the field expert will assuredly benefit the students during the campus placement drive.

All students are welcome to participate in this enlightening session on June 19, 2021, at 5:30 pm.

The Department of Corporate Relations and Career Services (CRCS) at SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh conducts a webinar on “Interview Handling Skills by Industry Expert” on June 12, 2021, Saturday at 5:30 pm. Mr. Sushant Sharma, Senior Talent Partner, GE Healthcare will give interview training to the students during the session.

Mr Sushant Sharma is a seasoned HR professional with 9 years of experience from organizations like WNS Global Services, Siemens, and HCL Technologies. He has first-hand knowledge in managing the hiring process for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region because of his association with GE Healthcare. Mr. Sushant Sharma holds a B.E. Degree in Electronics Engineering and a PGDM in Leadership Analytics. He has worked in Malaysia, recruiting from APAC region which includes countries like Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Hongkong. Prior to joining GE Healthcare, he worked for WNS Global Services as Group HR Manager, where he was the head of the Bangalore region for the Research and Analytics vertical. His specialties include Lateral and Leadership Hiring, Stakeholder Management, Vendor Management, Strategic Hiring, and Campus Hiring. He has been granted numerous esteemed honours, like the best recruiter’s leadership award. Sushant Sharma is also a visiting faculty at prestigious business schools such as IIM Nagpur, IIT Bombay, TAPMI, NMIMS, Goa Institute of Management, and many others. He is a coach and guide to many new businesses in Bangalore, like Upgrad, edWisor Academy, to name a few.

A one-on-one session with Mr Sushant Sharma on skills related to job interviews will help students see interviews from the recruiter’s point of view. All students are invited to join the session which will prepare them to face job interviews with confidence.

National HR Conclave-2021

The grandest conglomerate of Human Resource experts is joining National HR Conclave-2021, organised by SRM University-AP in association with GWFM. The conclave has been scheduled on February 27, 2021. Following the theme of the conclave, “Leading the Disruption- The HR Agenda for 2021“, the meeting of great minds will provide solutions to recent challenges in Human Resource and Operations. Human Resource professionals across India will attend the conclave. Senior Human Resource Leaders from reputed companies such as KPMG, Airbus, IBM, Informatica, Standard Chartered Bank, Flipkart, Shriram Bio-seeds, NCC Ltd, NOKIA, Infosys BPO, Volvo Group, Reliance Jio, Western Digital, Visa, Accenture, Xperi Corp, Western Digital, Kromozones Software Pvt. Ltd, DST Worldwide will deliver keynote speeches and participate in Panel Discussions throughout the day. The Conclave is being organised in association with Global Workforce Management Forum.

Companies are bound to cope with the dynamic shifts in consumer appetite, societal values and regulatory controls. Climate change and economic slowdown, anti-capitalism crusaders and hashtag politics also causes disruption on business as usual. To thrive in the constantly shifting world, Human Resource demands thoughtful approaches in strategy, leadership and enhanced capabilities to influence all stakeholders.

This provides a challenge to Human Resource professionals to bring forth a sustainable approach that can subdue disruptions’ harmful effects. Experts from reputed national and multinational companies will discuss the possibilities to add value to the corporate culture in the various daylong panel discussions and keynote talks.

Global Workforce Management Forum, founded in June 2014 by Dr Shiva Kumar and Partho Ganguly, is the world’s first WFM Forum. It is a non-profit professional organisation comprising of a group of Senior WFM & HR professionals committed to promoting the WFM movement on the global platform. The forum also focuses on enhancing the capabilities of the workforce so that they can compete globally, adding value to society. GWFM is committed to the development of the workforce through education, training, research and shared experience. The fastest-growing professional forum is a trendsetter where they discuss current and future happenings in the global business. GWFM has 20,000+ members representing top multinationals, public & private organisations, including top Universities across the world.

Schedule of the Programme:

  • 8:45 am -Welcome Address by GWFM
  • 9:00 am- Welcome Note by SRM University-AP
  • 9:15 am- Keynote Speech: Leadership strategies to rebuild trust and resilience
    Speaker: Unmesh Pawar, Partner – People Performance & Culture- KPMG India
  • 10:00 am- Panel Discussion-1: Digital, data and disruptions: Leveraging on talent analytics to predict the next HR-led approach for business
    Moderator: Aditya Pal Singh, Director Talent Acquisition Informatica
  • 12:00 noon- Strategic Keynote Speech: The future of HR – reimagined
    Speaker: Suraj Chetri, Director HR Airbus India
  • 12:45–1:45 pm : Lunch Break
  • 1:45 pm- PANEL Discussion 2: HR strategies to build flexibility, adaptability, and agility
    Moderator: Debjani Roy, Chief HR Officer -Mind Your Fleet (Kromozones Software Pvt. Ltd.)
  • 3:35 pm- Panel Discussion 3 : Effective engagement: Integrating talent development frameworks within the succession management strategy
    Moderator: Grace Samson, Vice President- HR , Informatica
  • 4:45 pm- Closing Keynote Speech: Future-proofing workforce 2020: Upskilling employees for future-oriented career trajectories
    Speaker: Augstus Azariah, Human Resource Leader IBM
  • 5:15 pm- Vote of Thanks

Speakers:

  1. Unmesh Pawar, Partner – People Performance & Culture- KPMG India
  2. Aditya Pal Singh, Director, Talent Acquisition Informatica
  3. Param Veer Singh Narang, VP -Head Early Careers, Standard Chartered GBS – India, Malaysia & Poland
  4. Rakesh Jain, Head TA -Grant Thornton LLP
  5. Anupam Srivastava, Director, Talent Acquisition – EMEA/APAC- Xperi Corporation
  6. Suraj Chetri, Director, HR Airbus India
  7. Debjani Roy, Chief HR Officer -Mind Your Fleet (Kromozones Software Pvt. Ltd.)
  8. Raghavendra K, Senior Vice President and Global Head – HRD, Infosys BPM
  9. Gaurav Saini, HR Director-HMD Global( Nokia Phones)India, Asia Pacific Region & Middle East Africa
  10. Kiranmai Pendyala, Head of Human Resources, India -Western Digital
  11. Harjeet Khanduja VP HR –Reliance JIO
  12. Pawan Shetty, Vice President – Head of HR, APAC – Technology at Visa
  13. Grace Samson, Vice President- HR, Informatica
  14. IVS Ranganath, Head HR-Shriram Bioseed Genetics (A Division of DCM Shriram Ltd)
  15. Metzen Cherian, Director-HR (Culture, Organizational Development & Talent Management) Volvo Group
  16. Narayan Rao K, Head – HR -NCC Limited
  17. Ajay Gaachi, Principal Director Accenture Strategy – HR Strategy & Transformation
  18. Sudhir Mattoo, Partner, Talent & Transformation Consulting Practice at IBM
  19. Augustus Azariah, Human Resource Leader IBM
  20. Prajakta Kanaglekar, Senior Director, Flipkart
  21. Dr Shivakumar, Founder, GWFM
  22. Partho Ganguly, Co-founder, GWFM
  23. Deepak Gupta, Sr. Director & Head – HR at SS&C Technologies
  24. Prof VS Rao, Vice-Chancellor, SRM University – AP
  25. M S Vivekanandan, AGM – CR & CS, SRM University – AP

Department of Corporate Relations & Career Services (CRCS), along with School of Entrepreneurship And Management Studies (SEAMS), SRM University AP, Andhra Pradesh welcomes Prof Bushan D Sudhakar, Professor, Department of International Business, School of Management, Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry as the guest speaker in a session titled “Changing business leadership paradigm” on December 29, 2020, at 4 PM. Prof Bushan is an adept,strategically focused professor having over 25 years of proficiency in teaching,research, and leadership.  Further, he is extensively involved in corporate training, branding, digital marketing, marketing strategy formulation and implementation, new – product introduction, promotion planning, market distribution, supply chain management, advertising, and communication. Also, his primary research interest is in the analytical modeling of marketing, branding, and advertising with stylized consumer behavior models. Along with being an Editorial Member of the International Journal of Economics and Management Science, Prof Bushan is the honored recipient of the Best Teacher Award (2004), Raman Fellowship for the Post Doctoral Research in the US (2013), Bharat Gaurav Award(2016), and Bharat Vidhya Ratan Award (2018) during his career. Prof Bushan’s vast knowledge and expertise in the realm of business and management will enable audience of the webinar to seamlessly confront challenges imposed by the transforming business dynamics enforced by altered focus. 

Department of Corporate Relations and Career Services, SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh is organizing a session on “Career Through Social Media”. Mr K S Siddesh Ram has been invited as a guest speaker to address the audience during this session on October 24, 2020, at 5.30 PM. He has a gamut of experience in the Corporate Human Resource for over 20 years. Presently, he is the Director of Human Resource at AUGRAY, and earlier, he was the Vice President for KRDS, a leading Social Media & Mobile Agency.

Mr K S Siddesh Ram has demonstrated leadership in a broad spectrum of HR functions including Talent Acquisition, Man Power Planning, Policy & Processes, Compensation & Benefits, HRIS, Talent and Performance Management, Leadership Development, Employee Relations & Engagement, Statutory Compliance, Rewards & Recognition, and Legal Administration. Further, Mr K S Siddesh Ram purposes to elevate and educate the “fresh blood in colleges” on how to use “Social Media Platform” to accelerate career growth. He has given lectures in many colleges on various genres pertaining to Corporate World, Fresher’s Need, HR, Management, and others.

Department of Corporate Relations & Career Services, SRM university-AP, Andhra Pradesh is presenting a webinar on “Transformation Process of a student to an employee & insights on resume building/digital interviews”. On October 17, 2020, at 5.30 p.m., Mr Rakesh M S, Human Resource, Capgemini, Chennai, will be addressing the students of SRM AP. He holds more than 9 years of experience in Human Resource Management, where he handles and leads HR functions such as HR Operations & Business HR Partner role, along with leading the Fresher’s Batch Management. He has been invited as Guest Lecturer in several Engineering Colleges to provide insights on the transition state of students to employees. His sessions encompass the current scenario, the gaps, the ways to bridge the gaps, the challenges, and do’s & don’ts crucial to the students. Students are recommended to attend the session with Mr Rakesh M S, who will draw practical, in-depth, ground-level examples to decipher the stages of transition. He will also be sharing significant information on resume building and digital interviews, which will help the students to excel in the recruitment drive and grab their dream job offer.

Mr V Iyyamperumal will discuss the requirements of futuristic industries

In the next chapter of the “ECE in Industry” talk series, Mr V Iyyamperumal will be joining the students to discuss the expectation of the future technology-driven industry. He will deliver a speech-“Industry 4.0” on October 3rd, 2020, at 5.30 pm.

Mr V Iyyamperumal has more than seventeen years of experience as a learning and development professional. He has worked in various industries like Telecommunication, Electronics Manufacturing & Automobile Components Manufacturing Industry. Currently, he is working as a Senior Manager- Learning & Development at ANAND Automotive Private Limited, Chennai. He started his carrier as Technical trainer and has trained more than 75 thousand people ever since in various domain. The Six Sigma certified trainer is an expert in technical competency assessment, and very passionate about Learning and Networking.

ECE in Industry is one of a kind talk series organised by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering in collaboration with the Department of Corporate Relations & Career Services. The series comprises of lectures of eminent industry experts who will discuss the challenges and opportunities that an ECE student may find in the relevant industries. The talk series will provide a holistic idea to the students about the vast world of industries and its requirements.

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In collaboration with the Department of Corporate Relations & Career Services, the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh introduces “ECE in industry” programme, which will comprise of a series of talks by eminent industry experts. The next instalment of the series brings Mr R. Prabakaran, General Manager- Learning and Development, Rane Holdings Limited, Chennai on September 26th, 2020, at 9.30 a.m. Mr Prabakaran will be delivering a talk on “Opportunities and Skills Required for ECE Students”.

Mr Prabakaran has three decades of experience in the industry. He began his career as a Deputy Manager in NTTF Technical Training Centre. Later he has worked for reputed companies such as MM Forgings, Lucas TVS Ltd etc. He was responsible for the skill-building and generating various learning and developing initiatives in metal forming and CNC Machining. He oversaw skill and competency assessment and development across all levels and design ACT., along with working on Total Quality Management. In his present company, he supervises learning and development interventions across Rane Group of Companies pan India. Designing, Planning Resources and Executing leadership and manufacturing capabilities initiatives are some of his primary obligations. It is his vast experience of three decades of successful grooming and developing skills that he will be sharing with the students. Join the session tomorrow sharply at 9.30 a.m. to know more about the industry, its requirements and how to prepare yourself for it.

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