Guest Lecture 1819

Invited talk on Information Assurance

Dr. H. R. Rao, Professor, Computer Science, AT&T Chair Professor of ISCS, College of Business, the University of Texas at San Antonio, USA, delivered invited talk on Information Assurance on August 14, 2018, to the System Specialization students of PGDM 2017-19. Dr. Rao focused the talk on beyond confidentiality, integrity, availability - social and behavioural approaches to Information Assurance. 

Talk on ‘Solution Selling in B to B industry’

‘Whatever it was caught you where you are today is not sufficient to keep you there’ said Mr SVN Raju Marella, Marketing Head, Integrated Solutions of Sartorius Stedim, during the invited talk ‘Solution Selling in B to B industry’ delivered on August 7, 2018, to SDMites. The talk focused on ‘market’ from the - buyer's perspective, seller's perspective, and ‘buying influences’ from the perspectives of – organization, user, technical, economics. Mr Raju opined that ‘solution offering can include a combination of one or several product/services delivering a value which is unique and more than the sum of individual components’. The talk concluded with the discussion on the relationship – discussing the organization to organization, which is managed to add value; and, interpersonal - individual, how to behave with each other.

Invited talk by alumnus

Ms. Vekariya Helly Ramesh, the alumnus of PGDM 2009-11, was the invited speaker for the talk delivered on July 12, 2018. Ms. Helly spoke about the importance of personal finance and financial discipline in life. 
 

Talk on Business Analytics

The Day-4 of the Orientation Program 2018 had a distinguished speaker Dr. S. Chandrasekhar, Senior Professor and Chairman, Centre of Excellence – Business Analytics, IFIM Business School, Bangalore. Dr. Chandrasekhar introduced the highly contemporary topic- analytics and its application in various fields of Management. The speaker listed out specific areas where analytics will be of special use.
 

Talk on Team Collaboration

Mr. Ravi Bardia, Assistant Product Manager, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, Bangalore, was the speaker for the Distinguished Talk of Orientation Program 2018 scheduled on July 7, 2018. Mr. Ravi focused his talk on ‘Team Collaboration in the Workplace’.
 

Distinguished Talk by Mr. Ramesh Dasary

‘Employee empowerment in an organization is the key to progress’ said Mr. Ramesh Dasary, Business Transformation Consulting - HCM, Improwise, Bangalore, during the talk delivered to the second year PGDM students on July 7, 2018. The speaker referred to various allied aspects of Human Resources management in an organization.