We at DMS, IIT Delhi organize Corporate Chanakya, an online guest lecture series, establishing interaction between business leaders from different domains in the industry and the students of our institute to develop pragmatic business acumen with enriching industry insights. In this guest lecture series, the leaders share their insights on different topics related to various domains, which are focused on the interest of students’ careers. This provides an opportunity for our students to directly interact with the eminent leaders from esteemed organizations and get a flavor of practical implementation of their knowledge and understanding the minute things that are needed to be taken care of, post their MBA.
Deeksha Jha, Manager HR, HDFC Life
Miss Deeksha shared keen insights on the topic “𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗖𝗿𝗶𝘀𝗶𝘀.” She discussed in length the valuable skills and learnings that can help students transition from Campus to Corporate, especially in the new normal of the post-pandemic world. She also shared important insights into how the students can ace their interviews and become corporate-ready. The students gained valuable lessons from the leader’s perspective and gathered many detailed insights from the interactive session.
Geetika Kwatra, Associate Vice President, Head of Early Careers, India at NatWest Group
Miss Geetika addressed numerous questions of the batch revolving around interview handling techniques and presentation skills, the essential must-haves for management students. During the session, the students gathered many valuable insights in preparation for their careers ahead.
Gaurav Bhatia, Associate Director, Supply Chain at Cipla
Mr. Gaurav discussed in-depth the known and unknown risks involved across the supply chain during the session. It was a highly engaging session where students clarified their queries regarding the supply chain especially pertaining to black swan events like the ongoing pandemic.
Tapan Acharya, Chief Revenue Officer, Omuni (Arvind Internet)
During the session, the students gathered many valuable insights into the startup ecosystem of India. It was a highly engaging session for young aspiring entrepreneurs as they got to delve deeper into the practicality of startup metrics and the essentials for building a startup.
Aditi Mukherjee, Executive Vice President & Head, Human Resources at NCDEX
During the session, the students gathered valuable insights on the importance and benefits of Design Thinking in improving HR services. Making the session interactive and engaging, Ms. Aditi discussed case studies on organizations implementing Design Thinking to transform their HR systems.
Sombit Roy, Manager – Campaigns & Insights at Titan Company Limited
During the highly engaging session, Mr. Sombit shared the changing trends in the customer experience and how access to digitization has inflected the user experience. He also discussed the four pillars of customer experience and how brands of Titan such as Tanishq and Eyeplus have implemented strategies to build their customer experience pillars.
Ankur Bhaumik, Chief Operations Officer (COO) at MTR Foods Private Limited
During the session, Mr. Ankur discussed strategies and the role of IT-enabled Supply Chain in increasing customer service efficiency and cost improvement. He also highlighted the role of Supply Chain in designing de-risking strategies to manage disruption-free operations. The session witnessed immense participation from students with queries revolving around the future of Supply Chain.
Rahul Lakhmani, Founder and CEO of Skiify Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
During the session, the students gathered many valuable insights into the benefits and significance of geospatial data. He highlighted how Geospatial Analytics would lead to better decision-making in the current business scenario through multiple applications across domains.
Ashok Ramachandran, CEO & President, Schindler India
In the highly interactive session, Mr. Ashok shared his inspirational journey of becoming one of the youngest CEOs of Schindler worldwide and discussed key learnings from his life experiences. He also shared valuable insights on the importance of right networking and the influence of good work culture on the employees and the organization.