On 17th August 2014, the Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, conducted its Annual National Level HR Summit,
Kshitij 2014 and National Level Finance Summit,Finomics'14.The topic of the panel discussion for Kshitij was HR Analytics: The Next Frontier for Workplace Transformation.
The panel discussion was started by
Prof. S. S. Ganesh, XIMB, who welcomed the speakers and set the context for the day by giving a brief speech on Big Data, the effects of social media on HR functions, various Matrices on Analytics, etc. The first person to take
the stage was Ms. Subhashini Acharya, Senior Manager- OD, SABMiller India, whooutlined a brief history of Data Science
in HR and highlighted the importance of Talent Analytics in bringing HR and Business Data together. Mr. Ravendra Mishra, Head-Human Capital, Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd, talked about how HR adds value to the business by adopting new trends, aligning HR Strategy and building capacity in terms of Human Capital, he also spoke about how People Dimension affects Business Goals.Mr. Chandrashekhar AB,Assistant Vice President, Human Resources, EXL Services, explained the evolving role of an HR from a Caretaker to a Partner to becoming the Thought Leader and explored how HR Analytics gives business intelligence. Mr. Badrinath AD from Wipro spoke about the various types of HR Analytics and how they are implemented in the BPO Industry. He signed off by saying that Data is available, but what one makes of the Data is always a challenge because one should know what they are looking for.
The topic of panel discussion for Finomics was Impact of Regulations and Politics on Indian Financial Markets and It's Future Challenges. The panel included the General Manager of Foreign Exchange Department, RBI , Mr.
Himanshu Mohanty who emphasized that the financial market was an important condition for growth. Admist much debate about the FII limits in various markets, the discussions continued with the other members of panel including XIMB
alumn and lead Analyst of Duetsche Bank, Mr.Srinivas Rao and Mr Parth Pritam Ghosh, Executive Vice President-Government Relationship Management, Yes Bank. Mr.Ghosh emphasized on the accessability of micro-financing institutes to
the general public in India and in the U.S.Mr Alok Dayal, Senior Director Credit and Environment risk, IDFC who spoke next discussed the importance of the timing in the market analysis and the general investment preferences of the
Indian market that constituted, 55% in financial assets and 45% in the physical assets. He further elaborated on the market and institution and their inter-connection as well.
The discussion ended with an interactive
question-answer round where the students got an opportunity to tete-a-tete with the dignitaries and pacify there ever-inquisitive minds.
ABOUT XIMB – The Flagship Institution of XUB
27 years ago, in the
Temple City of Bhubaneswar, the Odisha Jesuit Society entered into a social contract with the Government of Odisha to set up Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB). XIMB strives to be a premier institute globally
recognized for management education, training, research, and consulting that help build a just and humane society. The Institute today has become widely recognized for its excellence in imparting management education. It is
counted among the leading management institutions in the country. XIMB is the proud recipient of A*** grading by CRISIL, and the ET Now National Education Leadership Award. XUB inherits from a rich culture and experience
gained through the years by XIMB and promises to make greater inroads into higher education with diverse educational offerings.
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