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Guest Lecture by Mr. Manish Piyush (Distingushed Alumnus, BIT Mersa)

The Department of Management hosted Mr. Manish Piyush, a distinguished alumnus of BIT Mesra for a guest lecture on 27th of Febuary, 2020. Currently an entrepreneur, he has industry experience of nearly 15 years. Mr. Manish shared his experience with the students and spoke about how to remain calm during crisis and learn from those situations. He also urged everyone to be active in the college sphere and be involved in extra-curricular activities along with academics. The interaction was very interesting and wholesome. The students learned a great deal from it.

Guest Lecture by Shri Pulkit Trivedi, Director, Google Pay - India

Mr. Pulkit Trivedi, Director at Google Pay India and a distinguished alumnus of Department of Management, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra addressed the management students on January 24, 2020 and talked about the challenges faced by young minds in the corporate world. He spoke about the expectations a company has from its employees and the work culture at Google.

Mr. Trivedi has worked with Microsoft, Intel, Facebook and Google across multiple job roles and functions.

Mr. Trivedi was truly inspiring and left a lasting impact on the students, motivated them to keep learning and acquiring new skills. He was happy to answer the questions of inquisitive students. On this occasion, he relaunched the Department’s e-news magazine ‘MANAGE-A-BIT’.

Guest Lecture by Dr. Alok Chaturvedi, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, USA

Professor of Information Systems at Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, USA who is also an Adjunct Faculty of the department visited the department on 8th February 2019 to interact with the faculty and students. He delivered a talk to look upon on the recent developments and applications of Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning and Big Data in improving efficiency of businesses. The talk was followed by a very interesting question & answer session.

Guest Lecture by Mr. Naveen Kejriwal, General Manager at Lenovo for Eastern India & and Overseas

Mr. Naveen Kejriwal, General Manager at Lenovo for Eastern India & and Overseas delivered an enlightening lecture open to all the students of the department. The session witnessed important insights in the fields of centralization, change in decision making and specialist jobs. In the discussion many crucial questions were answered such as: Who advances further and faster in their career – the specialist or generalist? Will a company pigeon-hole you if you are a specialist so that you’re doomed to the same role again and again? Or will a company think you’re too shallow if you are a generalist and you appear not qualified enough when compared to the specialists? He also said on the topic of centralization that we find it useful to start with four qualities most executives want their organizations to have: responsiveness, reliability and efficiency. The current data market was also a topic which was covered by him. He explained how the marketers tap and use the customer info available on the internet to customize the advertisements and others information to push market strategies.

Supply Chain Mnagaement in Dairy Industry

MR MILTON SHRIVASTAVA, FORMER CEO, SUDHA DAIRY Chief executive with 30 plus year of experience in dairy management. Our renowned guest delivered a guest lecture on “supply chain management “in dairy firms. The process and management problems in the critical operations involved in the supply chain for the same were brought forward. The session was fascinating and made the young minds crank up their thoughts. The internal structure and the flow of things were made acquainted. The interactive audience made his words worthwhile furthermore. 

Organisational Behaviour

DR. ALOK KUMAR SEN, FORMER FACULTY MDI GURGAON Dr Alok Kr Sen brought his rich experience in HR AND Organization Behavior from MDI Gurgaon and an adjunct faculty in MDI Murshidabad. The 2-day session was filled with knowledge transfer clubbed with enriched exercises. Dr. Sen came down a jovial and frolicsome personality.

How to be industry ready(24/10/2019)

The Department of Management, BIT Mesra organized a guest lecture for MBA students of first year, on 24th October, 2019. The lecture was delivered by Dr. J.B David , a former faculty of BIT Mesra. She talked about what the corporate world expects from a fresh management graduate. She shared the skills like communication, integrity and behaviour, required for a manager to excel in the job. The session was very informative and interactive.

HR Guest Lecture (24/10/2019 )

Students with HR specialization(2nd year) were given the opportunity to interact with Mrs.Tuhina David (ManagerEmployee Engagement, Center of Excellence ,Mahindra Finance) .
She introduced students to the concept of employee engagement , digital disruption , Artificial intelligence, needs for specialist roles in organisation and the modern skills required to acquire a job.

Ms. Swati suramya (Alumni Department of Management BIT Mesra 2006-’08).(25/09/2019)

A freelance content writer, author and blogger, she discussed about the problems faced by people in the corporate world, importance of failure and shared her own experience of being a cancer survivor, mother and an author.


Adevrtising and IMC guest lecture (18/09/2019 & 19/09/2019)
The Department of Management conducted a guest lecture on Integrated Marketing Communication where Dr Tanmay Chattopadhyay (Principal Consultant at Littler Associates), who holds rich experience in consulting and managing brands  by conceptualizing and implementing promotional campaigns, interacted with the students to enable them to integrate their classroom learning and implement it at beginners level, to prepare a model fit for IMC-tactics to an organisation.


BA GUEST LECTURE- (13/09/2019 & 14/09/2019)
The department of Management, BIT Mesra has been putting all its efforts to make the students future ready by making them well versed with the data science and analytical skills which have changed the way market works. To give the students, hands on experience with data analytics, a guest lecture was organised where Market Researcher and Senior Research Executive in ACNIELSEN ORG-MARG. Mr PRASENJIT DAS PURKAYASTHA conducted sessions focussing on the basic concepts of R- LANGUAGE and real time case studies using various analytical tools.

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Mr. Pratyush Sharma (6/09/2019)

Mr. Pratyush Sharma, Doctoral fellow at the United Nations – Mandated University for peace in Costa Rica Delivered  a Lecture on “Debates around Global Development and International Cooperation. 

 


HR Guest Lecture (24/08/2019 & 25/08/2019)
Students with HR specialization were given the opportunity to interact with Mr. Shivesh Singh (Head Business HR, Bandhan Bank) who has 14 years of rich experience in Human Resource and strategic HR functions. The students were introduced to the implications of the HR strategies in the corporate world with discussions on crucial HR topics including performance management system with the help of case studies.


RETAIL GUEST LECTURE (20/08/2019)
The department of Management BIT Mesra organized an interactive session on retail management by Mr Rahul Kashyap, a certified SHL Assessor, NLP practitioner and expert in retail training. With his rich experience in retail industry with companies like Pantaloons, Shopper’s Stop etc. He gave a realistic and impactful training to the students with insights about recent trends in the modern retail industry and also discussed career opportunities in retailing.The department of Management BIT Mesra organized an interactive session on retail management by Mr Rahul Kashyap, a certified SHL Assessor, NLP practitioner and expert in retail training. With his rich experience in retail industry with companies like Pantaloons, Shopper’s Stop etc. He gave a realistic and impactful training to the students with insights about recent trends in the modern retail industry and also discussed career opportunities in retailing.