JAIPURIA INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE – SUSTAINABLE, SMART AND SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE ORGANISATIONS: THE ROADMAP TO BUSINESS EXCELLENCE
India is recognised as one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Since last few years, India has witnessed some unprecedented structural economic reforms viz. economic liberation, granting overseas investors more access to its vast and varied market than ever, bringing significant changes in indirect taxation, multi-fold attempts to control black money, attempts to align informal economy into mainstream economy, and many more. Political stability and broad consensus on reforms, improvement in ease of doing business index, up-rating by Moody’s are also a big pull for expanding businesses in India.
JAIPURIA MANAGEMENT CONCLAVE
A National Management Conclave was organized on the theme “Is Cash Overrated: Opinions from the Business World” Mr. Gaurav Sharma started by appreciating the topic “Is Cash Over Rated” as it is the red hot topic today. He also showcased a futuristic video full of innovation involving virtual world. He emphasized on various government actions in pushing technology through their Digital India campaign, he also appreciated the success of BHIM application and various government initiatives.
The next guest of the conclave was Mr. Vinit Chopra, Chairman, ICWA Indore – Dewas Chapter and Practicing Cost Accountant at Vineet Chopra & Associates. Mr. Chopra firstly bestowed everyone with the basic concepts of the economy, by putting a question on cash dependency of India, through this he prompted the interaction towards demonetization, where he explained demonetization, its objective to expose black, hidden and non-rotating money, to abolish counterfeit currency and corruption and to combat inflation. Mr. Chopra also explained the cash cycle and said that if there is less dependency on cash, it could lead to better tax management, expansion of business, better fund management, GDP growth and how all of these components will thrive towards inclusive growth.
Mr. Jain talked about Agri commodities where there was a drastic fall. People who are literate can easily deal noncash transactions but around 31% of the population is not literate and hence we are living in a cash overrated economy. He proposed the students to spread awareness about literacy, at any point in time, as literacy is the cornerstone of digitization and hence growth.
The final guest of the management conclave was Mr. Arvindh Sundar. Mr. Arvindh started his session with the briefing of Mental Model and Roger’s Innovation diffusion curve where he described their significance and necessity.
Mr. Arvindh informed that the three indispensable ways which can change any business are Agility, Innovation, and Data-driven business by providing several relevant examples of quality, new business models, and optimization. He shared his opinion on how does demonetization affect marketing, startups, B2B, and B2C sales. Lastly, Mr. Arvindh quoted “new skills are needed for new opportunities”.
4TH ANNUAL CONVOCATION CEREMONY
Reminiscence to Hard Work
Graduation isn’t the end of a tough journey. It is the beginning of a beautiful one.
Convocation is one of the most feliticious occasion in any institute and student’s life. It determines the hard work of students and pays it off. This day is a day of pride and remembrance a chance to recall their past memories and an indication that, a new journey of life is ready for us. So be prepared to face new things as we are the ones who have great minds to fulfill our dreams so that the desires which we have seen in our dreams we make it true. Jaipuria Institute of Management, Indore hosted its “4th Annual Convocation Ceremony” for the PGDM batch 2014-16. Mr. Ramesh G. Iyer, Vice Chairman, Managing Director and President – Financial Services Sector & Member of the Group Executive Board Mahindra Finance, was the Chief Guest for the occasion. Mr. Sharad Jaipuria, Chairman, Board of Governors, Jaipuria Institute of Management, Mr. Shreevats Jaipuria Group of Institutes, Vice Chairman, Dr. Harshavardhan Halve, Director Jaipuria Indore, were present to extend their best wishes to the graduating batch.
Quality education will be counted only when students are exceptionally well in Industries.
Followed by the Annual report Mr. Iyer felicitated the top achievers of the graduating batch of 2014-16, Miss Richa Puri was conferred with the Chairman’s Gold, Miss. Meeta Malik and Mr. Rituraj Hada were awarded Vice-Chairperson’s Silver and Mrs. Ruqaiya Raja was awarded Director’s Bronze medals for their excellence in academics. In her speech the Batch Topper, Ms. Richa Puri shared her memorable moments which she has experienced in Jaipuria, Indore. She said, “the best part of the Jaipuria, Indore campus is its unique blend of practically oriented studies; cultural events rigorous learning through live projects, inter-college events and availability of the very best placement opportunities.”
The road to success is not straight. If you have a spare called Determination, an engine called Perseverance you will make it to a place called Success.