Orientation Lecture 2020

Invited talk by Prof. Morris Altman

‘Being a professional, it requires ethical behaviour that drives interactions with other employees, customers, and leadership. Ethics extends beyond issues of right or wrong; it maintains the integrity of a workplace’ thus opined the Executive Dean of University of Dundee School of Business, Prof. Morris Altman. In the webinar scheduled on August 14, 2020, for the PGDM 2020-2022 Batch, organized as a part of the Orientation Program, Prof. Morris Altman opined that since economic activities are among the engines of economic growth, it may be concluded that business ethics may impact on the growth performances of economies. 

Invited talk by IIMB Mentor

Mr Sukumar Rangachari, Mentor at IIMB; was invited to deliver webinar to the PGDM 2020-2022 Batch on August 14, 2020. Mr Sukumar discussed in the session with the agenda - How MBA will help the entrepreneurs?: How MBA broadens the horizon? And, how to have a clear vision of what you want to do, how to approach and have our value system. The Q&A session was very interactive and focused on the roadmap for the 2- Years Management Education journey at SDMIMD. 

Invited talk by ABB Global Head

Mr Allan Mitchell, Global Head ABB / EL Academy, was invited to deliver the invited talk on August 13, 2020, during the Orientation Program 2020 organized for the PGDM 2020-2022. Mr Allan Mitchell introduced ABB to the young managers and shared how ABB is driving the digital transformation of industries. Further, with the research, development, and innovations in ABB the speaker explained how the organization has taken initiatives as Innovation Hub, right start-up partnerships, and focused on establishing the platform in India to drive next level growth.

Orientation talk on ‘Three Values’ and ‘Four Qualities’

‘VUCA represents a variety of challenging business situations, including volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity; combination of qualities that, taken together, characterize the nature of some difficult conditions and situations’ thus said Mr Vishal Krishnam, Associate Director – Deals PwC Pvt Ltd., during the webinar scheduled on August 12, 2020, to the new batch of the PGDM Program. Further, the speaker Mr Vishal discussed on the 3 Values – Foundation Values, Formation Values, Future Values; and, the 4 Qualities – Ethics, Respect, Passion for Excellence, Trust; which are core for the young manager.