Continuum, the rolling seminar series, is a regular event at Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay. This event aims to cover the latest trends in management by inviting eminent speakers from business and academia. Each of these seminars focuses on issues and challenges faced by a management function, and aims at drawing insights from the knowledge and experience of the speakers. The seminars are well attended by delegates from different organizations, our distinguished alumni, and students from various business Schools.
Marketing Continuum 2007
Having reached a “launching pad” level of economic growth and with its very large young populations, India is moving rapidly towards becoming the world’s prominent producer and consumer. The entry of vast numbers of new consumers into the world economy from emerging markets will represent one of the most important opportunities available to consumer -goods companies over the coming decades. The Marketing Continuum 2007 will see a series of lectures and panel discussions on the theme “The Indian Growth story – What’s in it for Marketing”.
The event would witness keynote address by Mr. Venkat Chandramouli – HR Director, Cadburys India. The panel discussion would be constituted by Mr. Raman Pandya – Consultant in Company turnaround & Sales acceleration strategy and former President Retail, Essar; Mr. Abhijit Sanyal – CE Staples Business – Foods, Reliance Retail; Mr. Venkat Subramanyan – Director S&D;, Shell India Marketing, Mr.Hasit Joshipura – Managing Director , GlaxoSmithKline and Ms. Anita Sharan – ex-Editor, Brand Equity, Economic Times. There would be lecture by Mr. KBS Anand – Head,VP Sales and Marketing, Asian Paints, and a workshop by Mr. Satish Belani – Director (Operations), AC-Nielsen India.
Operations Continuum 2007
Achieving operational excellence within the supply chain is the foundation of business strategy, core competency, market position and increasing the share holder value. Supply Chain issues are becoming increasingly imperative and the challenges in infrastructure thwarting the very existence of good operations, the companies worldwide are looking at how best to optimize supply chain and plan a future path for growth. It is in this context, that the Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay brings forth Operations Continuum 2007 on the theme “Achieving Global Excellence in Supply Chain”.
The event will see Mr. V. Thulsidas – CMD, Air India deliver the Keynote Address. There will be talks by people of the stature of Mr. Biswaranjan Sen – Head, Supply chain, Hindustan Unilever Ltd.; Mr J P Banerjee – Business & Strategic Development, John Deere; Mr Yogesh Kundra – VP Transport, Reliance Logistics Limited; Mr Satish Moorjani – VP Tractor Division, M&M; and Mr. Milap Shah – Senior director of Business Development and Asian Operations, Global e Procure.