The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad organised an annual HR Conclave at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on March 4, 2017. The agenda of the one-day conclave was ‘Linkages between Executive Education and Digitalisation’. The conclave was inaugrated by IIM A Director, Prof Ashish Nanda.
Prof Ashish Nanda spoke about democratisation of knowledge transfer through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) while ensuring quality. He emphasised that the executive education delivered by IIM Ahmedabad is focused on promoting effective learning by embracing digital technology.
The first panel discussion, chaired by IIM Ahmedabad’s Prof. Amit Karna, covered the topic ‘Learning Challenges in the Digital World’ and focused on creating a one of its kind learning experience in the challenging times by highlighting the need of a blended learning which will facilitate community building for learners, designers and supporters.
The second panel discussion titled “Digitization and Future of Organisation” chaired by IIMA’s Prof Sunil Sharma had a panel consisting of Dr. Babu Lal, Executive Director Corporate Learning and Development, BHEL; Mr. Manish Chawla, GM, Global Industrial Products, IBM and Mr. Jagdamba Prasad Joshi, HR Business Partner, Schneider Electric.
The conclave also witnessed unveiling of IIM Ahmedabad’s Executive Education annual calendar along with introduction of three new courses by Prof. Sebastian Morris.
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