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Prof. (Dr.) raj Singh

  • Prof. (Dr.) raj Singh
    Vice Chancellor, G. D. Goenka University, Gurgaon

With the mainstay of the third industrial revolution being the countryside of developed as well as developing nations where virgin infrastructure can be built, India will need a new paradigm of education to create capabilities powered by innovativeness and concern for sustainability.

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Srikantan Moorthy

  • Srikantan Moorthy
    Group Head, Human Resource Development, Infosys

The power of an organisation’s innovation potential can only be realised by the collective empowerment of its employees with a strong commitment to its clients.

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Umang Bedi

  • Umang Bedi
    Managing Director, Adobe - South Asia

In all of human history, education has involved passing on useful pieces of knowledge and ways of thinking about the world. However, what’s ironic is that while creativity has always been one of the prime enablers of human progress, it exists in an uneasy balance with education.

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D. Shivakumar

  • D. Shivakumar
    Chairman & CEO, Pepsico

We chase degrees, we chase institutes, and we chase jobs. We are chasing a lot but not celebrating the foundation of what we chase. Inspirational institutions are what they are because of the right teachers! This article is my tribute to teachers and their contribution to society.

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Y.S. Rajan

  • Y.S. Rajan
    Hon'ble Professor, ISRO

Going to college is a must for everybody aspiring to lead a better life. Even for distance or e–learning, meet-and-talk is vital. Still, there are many things you don’t learn in college, more so in India, to face the challenges of professional life.

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Dr. Bala .V. BalachanDran

  • Dr. Bala .V. BalachanDran
    Founder & Dean, Great Lakes Institute of Management

India has become a hub for low-cost and affordable research and innovation which, by extension, means that we are churning out cutting-edge research and creating a wealth of knowledge.

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Er. Sanjeev Agrawal

  • Er. Sanjeev Agrawal
    CMD & Chancellor - Sage university, Indore

Sage University, established under the visionary leadership of its Chancellor Er. Sanjeev Agrawal who is also a technocrat by profession and entrepreneur by nature, is committed to providing a new paradigm to professional education.

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JAIVIR SINGH

  • JAIVIR SINGH
    Chairperson, School for Social Entrepreneurs

I ask myself, “What constitutes elements of a good learning model and what relevance does theoretical knowledge hold while addressing real world problems.” Learning can happen in various ways and through various models.

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DR. RAJAN SAXENA

  • DR. RAJAN SAXENA
    Vice Chancellor, NMIMS

Organizations, today, are disrupted due to forces like technology. It is not only a disruptor but also an important tool for creating competitive advantage. It’s a facilitator in acceleration of innovations. New business and market making models facilitated by technology are today replacing the conventional ones.

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PROF. RAJENDRA SRIVASTAVA

  • PROF. RAJENDRA SRIVASTAVA
    Dean, Indian School of Business

Here are 5 skills that today’s tech managers need to learn about managing people as they move into managerial roles in future: Leadership, Handling the dynamics of the ‘digital’ team, Real-time performance feedback, Holding people accountable & Empathy, mindfulness and emotional intelligence.

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DR. MONICA KHANNA

  • DR. MONICA KHANNA
    Director, K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research

Today, in an interconnected world, when the boundaries between product categories, markets and technologies have blurred, imparting contemporary and relevant management education that prepare students to strategize for an uncertain future, has become a big challenge for business schools.

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ERROL D’SOUZA

  • ERROL D’SOUZA
    Director-in-Charge, IIMA

Executive Education (Exec Ed) programs in India have been essentially of two types: Management school approaches and In-company equivalents. Management school programs focus on functional areas such as marketing or finance and also on policy related topics that deal with the regulatory environment within which business is carried out.

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Probir Das

  • Probir Das
    Terumo India MD

Whilst unmet opportunities exists in abundance, and though there has been significant increase in healthcare infrastructural capacity - primarily in the private sector, if the growth is maintained at this rate and without meaningful spending of public funding to strengthen our healthcare delivery, India would continue to fall short of WHO recommended bed ratio.

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Pushan Mahapatra

  • Pushan Mahapatra
    MD of SBI General

Every new year brings change and innovation, and few industries innovate as furiously as the auto industry, whether through facelifts and new variants, or concept cars and launches, all equipped with the latest technological advances to make driving safer and more enjoyable. This space has become even more competitive globally as Silicon Valley’s tech giants have moved into automobile research.

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Pushan Mahapatra

  • Pushan Mahapatra
    MD of SBI General

The widely anticipated launch of the Jan Dhan Yojana in 2014 brought large swathes of the Indian population into the organized banking fold in a single stroke. Close on its heels, the Pradhan Mantri Jan Suraksha Yojana brought pensions, term insurance and accident insurance to the marginalized.

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Pushan Mahapatra

  • Pushan Mahapatra
    MD of SBI General

Each group is trying to understand and manage risk every day. We insurers do it at a deeper level, assessing the probability of events, and then pricing it to arrive at the premium. Consumers are trying to manage risk too. When you are saving a part of your income, or buying insurance, you are protecting or preparing yourself to face an unforeseen but not impossible event, or to improve your life prospects in some way.

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