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Every legacy is built on the trust and quality and we at SCMHRD in our 26th year of rise to prominence are continuing our journey as one the best business schools in the country. The Guest Lecture Team brings the corporate frontier to SCMHRD and provides the opportunity to the students to learn directly from the stalwarts of the industry. The valuable insights from the guest lectures complement the classroom learning and helps in making the student learn about practical implementation of classroom learning.

The Guest Lecture Team brings eminent personalities, industry experts and budding entrepreneurs for interactive sessions with students in order to make the students aware about the recent industry trends and practices.

2019 marked the launch of the maiden event of the Guest Lecture Team, named “Odyssey- Confluence of Thoughts”, event comprised of panel discussions among the industry experts. The theme of the event was Industry Academia Innovative Practices. The panel discussion revolved around two recent industry phenomenon “Industry 4.0: A Paradigm Shift” and “Gig Economy: An Opportunity or Challenge”. The event provided a platform to the students to raise questions and learn first hand from the decades of the experiences of the speakers.

Some of the eminent Guest Speakers are:

Mr.Rajat Mathur, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley, Mr. Siddhartha Rastogi, Managing Director, Ambit Capital, Mr. Diptarup Chakraborti, Vice President and Global Head of Marketing, Zycus Mr. Roy Joseph, VP HR, MRF, Mr. Deepak Gupta, Group Head of Human Resources, Karvy Group, Mr. Rohit Mogra, Head HR India Technology team and Pune Site, Deutsche Bank, Mr. Ravisankar, Head Commercials and Contracts, GMR, Mr. Navneeth Sulakhe, Head- Talent Management, Landmark Group, Ms. Sangeetha Balachandar, HR Director, Trimble, Mr. Vijay Navgire, Head of Talent Acquisition, Parkar Consulting and labs, Ms. Sweety Ahmad, Talent Attraction Leader, Pegasystems, Mr. Anjush Bhatia, VP and Senior Wealth Manager, Sanctum Wealth Management, Mr. Akshay Jain, Vice President, FinIQ Consulting Pvt Ltd, Mr. Shourya Chakravarty, CHRO, Aptech, Mr. Mahendra Kadam, Union Representative, Tata Motors, Mr. Vikas Upadhyay, Managing Director, Excellere Marketing, , Mr. Saurabh Prakash, Analytics Specialist, Bloomberg.

The Guest Lecture Team is dedicated to provide the required exposure to the students at SCMHRD, Pune and will continue to toil hard to bring esteemed personalities and industry experts to complement the learning of the students.

Guest Lectures (2016-17)

Medha Gupta HR at General Motors | 02-Dec- 2017

Dr. Harish Pant CEO &MD, Hampson Industries Pvt Ltd. | 26th November 2017

Mr. Pramod Panda Ex. Principal Chief General Manager, RBI | 25th November, 2017

Mr. Achintya Ghatak Projects Head, CG Power and Industrial Solution Ltd | 25th November, 2017

Mr. Vineet Patni Chief Institutional Business Officer and CXO, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Co Ltd | 20th November, 2017

Mr. Kaustav Das ChBrand & Innovation Manager, Dabur International Ltd | 19th November, 2017

Mr Deepak Agrawal AVP– KMC Constructions Ltd, Hyderabad | 19th November, 2017

Ms Gargi Basu Head Learning & Development, Cadila Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd. | 17th November, 2017

Mr Anupam Dutta HeaEx MD & CEO, Allied Blenders & Distillers | 16th November, 2017

Mr. Raja Narayanaswami Operations Head Amazon (Nagpur & Pune) | 11th November, 2017

Mr. Subhobroto Chakroborty Founder, Chief Digital Officer, Digitalfellow | 10th November, 2017

Mr Kg Vivek (IG Petrochemicals) Topic: Alum Talk | 30th July, 2017

Mr Rahul Menon ( Marketing Head Flock Campus,Directi). Topic: Changing Marketing Strategies in Tech Industry | 26th July, 2017

Mr Ravindra Tulsyan (Premier Channel Partner at APICS) Topic: Apics Certification | 17th July, 2017

Mahendra Kadam (General Secretary of the Tata Motors Employees Union.) Topic: The role of Union Leader | 27th January, 2017

Shivani Malhotra (Founder and CEO, Positive Vibes) Topic: Building the talent pipeline: Succession planning at work! | 20th January, 2017

Swati Paliwal (Co-founder, CrescendoSPeak) Topic: Digital marketing | 17th February, 2017

Umesh Thombre (Ex-Senior VP, HDFC) Topic: Macro-economic cycle and its effect on nations and steps taken by governments in crisis to keep their heads up.| 26th November 2016

Anuranjita Kumar (CHRO, Citibank South Asia) Topic: The lecture entailed a fascinating Q&A session between Ms Anuranjita and the students about her book ‘Can I have it all’, a recent release.| 14th October 2016

Swati Sharma (Assistant Professor, SSLA) Topic: Legal aspects of corporate social responsibilities in India| 20th September 2016

Madhukar Banuri (Head Education Track, Pune City Connect) Topic: Corporate social responsibility| 19th September 2016

Sakya Dasgupta (Associate Director, PwC) Topic: Financial Services Analytics| 17th September 2016

Mehul Ved (Associate - Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young) Topic: Infrastructure projects| 6th August 2016

Pramod Panda (Chief Principal General Manager, RBI) Topic: Framework of financial inclusion and its dependence on socio- economic factors. | 27th July 2016

Prashant Sharma (Founder, First Personality) Topic: Career decisions | 4th July 2016

Guest Lectures (2015-16)

Name : Mr. Rajdeepak Das

Date: 10th March 2016

Designation: Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett

Topic of GL: Integrated Marketing Communication

Alumnus of :MICA

Name : Mr. Rajeev Arya

Date: 8th January, 2016

Designation:Vice President, IT Prog Manager, Barclays

Topic of GL: Strategic Finance

Alumnus of :IIM Kozhikode

Name : Mr. Devendra Kumar Pant

Date: 29th January, 2016

Designation: Chief Economist and Senior Director (Head – Public Finance) at India Ratings & Research

Topic of GL: The state of Indian Economy

Name : Mr. Mehul Khakhi

Date: 15th October 2015

Designation: Project Director, Mott MacDonald pvt. ltd.

Topic of GL: Smart Cities

Alumnus of :IIM Kozhikode

Name : Mr. Sanuj Krishnan

Date: 26th December 2015

Designation: HR, Business Partner, Amazon

Topic of GL: HRBP – Applications & Challenges

Alumnus of : XLRI, Jamshedpur

Name : Mr. Kunal Bajaj

Date: 22nd December 2015

Designation: Head Sales, South Asia, Bloomberg

Topic of GL: How to Sell effectively

Alumnus of : California State University, Fresno

Name : Mr. Abbas Ravat

Date: 3rd October 2015

Designation: Head – Product Marketing, Automotive Unit, KPIT Cummins

Topic of GL: How to improve Indian Infrastructure

Alumnus of : S P Jain Institute of Management & Research

Name : Mr. Amol Maheshwari

Date: 27th September 2015

Designation: Former National Sales Head, Bloomberg TV

Topic of GL: Sales – Basics and Applications

Alumnus of : SCMHRD, Pune

Name : Mr. Amol Maheshwari

Date: 27th September 2015

Designation: Former National Sales Head, Bloomberg TV

Topic of GL: Sales – Basics and Applications

Alumnus of : SCMHRD, Pune

Name : Mr. Vratul Mittal

Date: 01st August 2015

Designation: Senior Consultant- IBM

Topic of GL: Insights into consulting domain

Alumnus of : SCMHRD,Pune

Name : Mr. Gaurav Chattur

Date: 30th July 2015

Designation: MD Asia Pacific at Catenon Worldwide Executive Search

Topic of GL: Case based interview preparation

Alumnus of : ISB, Hyderabad

Name : Mr. Gaurav Chattur

Date: 21st July 2015

Designation: Marketing Manager – Infosys, Writer and Blogger

Topic of GL: Marketing Manager – Infosys, Writer and Blogger

Alumnus of : SCMHRD, Pune

Name : Aprameya Radhakrishna

Date: 24th June 2015

Designation: Founder & Director of TaxiForSure.com

Topic of GL: How TaxiForSure disrupted an old business. Insights on what made that disruption happen.

Alumnus of : IIM, Ahmedabad

Name : Mr. Rajat Chawla

Date: 31st January 2015

Designation: AVP,HR, Capegemini consulting

Topic of GL: Strength based capability transformation in VUCA.

Alumnus of : IIT, Mumbai

Name : Mr. Mehul Khakhi

Date:21st January 2015

Designation: Project Director at Mott McDonald

Topic of GL: Contracts Management and PPP

Alumnus of : IIM, Ahmedabad

Name : Mr. Hirendra Badhiye

Date:9th January 2015

Designation: Project Director at Mott McDonald

Topic of GL: Contracts Management and PPP

Alumnus of : IIM, Ahmedabad


Guest Lecture Team

S.No. Date Name Company Designation Topic
1 7/18/2017 Ravindra Tulsyan APICS Premier Channel partner APICS Certification
2 7/26/2017 Rahul Menon Flock campus Marketing Head Changing marketing strategies in Tech industries
3 7/29/2017 Parth Parik Adi finshiksha Founder Nuances of Valuation
4 7/29/2017 Shailee Naik Capgemini Senior consultant Nuances of Valuation
5 7/29/2017 Bhanu Patni JP Morgan & Chase Analyst Nuances of Valuation
6 7/30/2017 Vivek Cage IG Petrochemcials Alumni Talk
7 10/11/2017 Subhobroto Chakraborty The Digtial Fellow Chief digital offcier Digital Marketing
8 11/11/2017 Raja Narayan Swami Amazon Operations Head (Pune &Nagpur) Role of customer fullfilment centres in Supply Chain
9 11/16/2017 Anupam Dutta Allied Blender & Distillers Ex- MD and CEO Execution: Key details of ISL launch
10 11/17/2017 Gargi Basu Cadila Pharma Head- Learning & Development Corporate learning and its strategic importance
11 11/19/2017 Deepak Agarwal KMC Constructions, Hyderabad AVP BOT & EPC Contract, Value engineering & project
12 11/19/2017 Kaustav Das Dabur Brand and Innovation manager A talk on Digital Marketing
13 11/20/2017 Vineet Patni Bajaj Allianz Chief Institutional Business Officer &CXO Town Hall Forum
14 11/25/2017 Achintya Ghatak CG Power and Industrial Solutions project Head Project Execution Strategy
15 11/25/2017 Pramod Panda RBI Ex. Principal Chief General Manager Future of Business and Finance 2040
16 11/26/2017 Dr. Harish Pant Hampson Industries Pvt. Ltd CEO & MD India 2020 & Industry 4.0
17 2/12/2017 Medha Gupta General Motors EX-HR manager Factory closure and negotiations at plant
18 5/1/2018 Mahendra Kadam Tata Motors secretory, Tata motors employee union Importance of Trade unions
19 1/15/2018 Sumanth Neppalli Zebpay Cryptocurrency expert Future with Bitcoins and Cryptocurrency
20 1/15/2018 Michelle Suradkar MullenLowe Lintas CHRO Rocks vs Rockstars
21 1/31/2018 Aditya Adyar Piramal Realty Head - HR Creating high performance team in organizations
22 2/16/2018 Krishna Kumar HLL Life Care Head -International Division Budget analysis
23 2/21/2018 Nikita Singh Harper collins Author If the cap fits
24 3/3/2018 Mohan Ramachandran Manhindra Rise Head- Product management & channel management Product management & Channel management
Date of Lecture Name Organization Designation
15th August Samar singh shekhawat United Breweries Business Head
15th July Manish K Shah Manba Finance Managing Director
16th July R.V. Shridhar Essar Steel India Executive Director and CEO
18th August Biswarup Saha Ltd Cementation Manager
20th July Alok Sharman York Transport Equpiment, Singapore Ex Group CEO and Director
21st July Aparna Sharma Lafarge India Ex county Head HR
23rd August Clifford Lobo Media Company Business Head
25th July Suman Mitra BOSCH Senior General Manager- HR
27th September Gurumukh Maheshwari Self Employed Self Employed
29th July Amit Kasliwal Ford Head- Corporate sales
30th July Diksha Fouzdar Diageo HRBP corporate Services
31st July Surabhi Sheshadri Borhringer Ingleheim Head
31st July Shandilya Oza Tata Group Communication CFO
3rd August Ashwini Desai - CA/CFA
7th August Ashish Jakhanwala SAMHI Hotels CEO
Sl.No Date Guest Name Organization Topic
1 20th July 2019 Mr.Akshay Jain Vice President at FinIQ Consulting Pvt Ltd Financial Technology and Capital Markets
2 30th July 2019 Mr.Saurabh Prakash Analytics Specialist at Bloomberg Bloomberg Training
3 3rd August 2019 Mr.Anil Jaisingh Senior Vice President at Moody's Investor Service a. How to plan and built your corporate career? b. Age of specialist v/s age of generalist?
4 10th August 2019 Mr.Diptarup Chakraborti Vice President and Global Head of Marketing at Zycus Tech Marketing
5 12th August 2019 Mr.Deepak Gupta Group Head of Human Resources at Karvy Group Leadership
6 3rd September 2019 Mr.Mahendra Kadam Union Representative at Tata Motors Industrial Relations
7 5th October 2019 Mr.Anjush Bhatia Vice President and Senior Wealth Manager at Sanctum Wealth Management How to Manage your Wealth
8 5th November 2019 Ms.Nivedita Nanda CHRO at Kaya Clinic Panel Discussion-Industry 4.0-A Paradigm Shift
9 5th November 2019 Mr.Rohit Mogra Head HR India IT Team and Pune Site at Deutsche Bank Panel Discussion-Industry 4.0-A Paradigm Shift
10 5th November 2019 Mr.Vijay Navgire Head of Talent Acquisition at Parkar Consulting and Labs Panel Discussion-Industry 4.0-A Paradigm Shift
11 5th November 2019 Ms.Sweety Ahmad India Talent Attraction Leader at Pegasystems Panel Discussion-Industry 4.0-A Paradigm Shift
12 6th November 2019 Ms.Sangeetha Balachandar Director HR at Trimble India Panel Discussion-Gig Economy- An opportunity or threat
13 6th November 2019 Mr.Siddhartha Rastogi Managing Director at Ambit Capital Panel Discussion-Gig Economy- An opportunity or threat
14 6th November 2019 Mr.Shourya Chakravarty CHRO at Aptech Panel Discussion-Gig Economy- An opportunity or threat
15 6th November 2019 Mr.Vikas Upadhyay Managing Director at Excellere Marketing Panel Discussion-Gig Economy- An opportunity or threat
16 5th and 6 th November 2019 Ms.Sunita Sharma Moderator at Entrepreneur Moderator-Panel discussion
17 12th November 2019 Mr.Ravisankar Head Commercials and Contracts at GMR Supply Chain Management and Negotiation
18 17th November Mr. Navneeth Sulakhe Head - Talent Management Employee Engagement
19 15th January 2020 Mr. Roy Joseph VP Human Resources The art and Science of developing leaders
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