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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

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

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