Panel Discussion

Understanding Corporate Requirements

Delhi School of Business works closely with the industry to ensure the curriculum meets contemporary needs. The resulting synergy benefits both the academia and the industry to learn from each other.

The School regularly conducts events under its Corporate Connect initiative.

Management Education for Modernizing India

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As management education comes of age in India, there is need to ensure that B-schools are producing managers that are industry-ready. The DSB Management Conclave 2013, titled “Management Education for Modernizing India”, addressed the core issue of preparing management students to meet the challenges of modernization. The discussion was aired on CNN-IBN.

The panel included eminent names from the industry and academia:

  • Dilip Cherian, Founder, Perfect Relations
  • Akhil Bansal, COO, KPMG (India)
  • Rajat Mukarji, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, IDEA Cellular
  • Rajeev Bhadauria, Director, Group HR Jindal Steel Pvt. Ltd.
  • Sunil Goel, MD, Global Hunt India
  • Sharmeen Khalid, Executive Vice President, HR, Naukri.com
  • Dr. Rachel Davis, Dean, Delhi School of Business

Watch the video: Part 1 Part 2

Industry- Academia Connect

There’s a growing disconnect between the skills of students coming out of B-Schools and the industry’s expectations. As a result, employability is on a decline. What can be done to improve the status of higher education in the country, and more specifically, management education? The Industry-Academia Connect was an initiative by Delhi School of Business, in association with TimesJobs, to analyze the problem in detail.

The discussion covered the following important themes to improve education and placements at B-Schools:

  • Revamping the syllabus
  • Learning out of the classroom
  • Setting up Centers of Excellence
  • Engaging industry experts

The panel included prestigious names from academia and industry, such as:
  • Vikrant Bhatnagar, Head, Functional Skills Development, Bharti Airtel
  • Ashish Garg, Director, HR, Convergys
  • Nitin Bhat, VP, Recruitments, Genpact
  • Dr. Rachel Davis, Dean, Delhi School of Business
  • Dr. Maninder Khalsa, AVP, Manpower Planning, Talent Acquisition and Field HR, Viom Networks
  • Ajoy Ghosh, Sr. VP, HR, DS Group
  • Ashutosh Mishra, VP, HR, Dish TV

Watch the video: Part 1  Part 2  Part 3 Part 4  Part 5

Sustaining India through Education

As the unprecedented expansion in Indian Higher Education continues, there’s a shortfall in both quantity and quality. India lacks the infrastructure required for the coming decade, as an estimated 500 million students will need access to higher education. Further, the unwavering focus on numbers has resulted in a lower quality of education.

“Sustaining India through Education” was a panel discussion hosted by DSB, which aimed at identifying and addressing the key challenges in the Indian education system.

The panel included eminent names such as:

  • Dr. Deepak Pental, Professor and former Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi
  • Dr. D. K. Bandyopadhyay, Vice Chancellor, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
  • Swami Jitatmananda Ji, renowned monk and speaker from Ramakrishna Mission
  • Dr. Rachel Davis, Dean, Delhi School of Business
  • Dr. B. P. Joshi, Registrar, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
  • Dr. S. C. Vats, Chairman, Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies

CEO Conclave

The importance of entrepreneurship in our rapidly modernizing economy can’t be overstated. The challenges of the 21st century can be met only when the culture of entrepreneurship is nurtured both in industry and academia.

The CEO Conclave was conducted by Delhi School of Business to learn directly from the successful entrepreneurs. Students interacted with CEOs of leading companies to know more about the various facets of entrepreneurship – importance, methodology, challenges, rewards, and more.

The panel included:

  • S. N. Bhaduri, Country Manager, Thomson Reuters
  • Amit Garg, Business Head (Internet and Mobile), HT Media
  • Praveen Sinha, Managing Director and Co-Founder, Jabong.com
  • Vivek Gaur, CEO, YepMe.com

Watch the video: Part 1  Part 2

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