Department of Commerce,
Delhi School of Economics
Erudition is the Annual Business Convention of the course, organized jointly by MBA (HRD&IB) students. Erudition provides a common platform to educationists, industrialists, entrepreneurs, financial gurus and students to share practical knowledge and put their insights on current on-goings in business globally. The future of the country, the capacity and capability of its people, and hence their international competitiveness, hinges on their educational foundation; the Annual Convention seeks to strengthen this very foundation by exposing students to industry leaders and their ways of thought. Till now, the course has hosted 20 successful conventions.
This year students will be organizing the 21st Annual Business Convention -
Date: 23rd-24th September 2016
Venue: NDMC Convention Center, Sansad Marg, New Delhi
The convention has, over the years, evolved into a mega event and has gathered much fame and acclaim in the business and the academic worlds. It is a platform that brings together some of the brightest minds in the industry and the academic world to discuss an assortment of issues from the world of business and economics.
Some eminent personalities who have graced our event with their presence in the past include :
• Mr. Prabir Jha, Sr. VP and Head-HR, Tata Motors Ltd
• Mr. Vineet Nayar, Former CEO of HCL
• Ms. Anuradha Challu, Director-HR, Pepsico
• Mr. Sameer Khanna, VP & Head-HR, Ericsson India
• Dr. Shalini Sarin, Director HR, Schneider Electric
• Mr. Rajeev Bhadauria, Director- Group HR, Jindal Steel and Power Ltd.
• Ms. Poonam Bharti, Director-HR, Ranbaxy
• Mr. Anand Bhaskar, VP - HR, Sapient Corporation
• Mr. Bobby Chetal, Director, Fortune 500 Company
• Mr. Anurag Batra, Chairman, Businessworld
• Mr. Jitender Jain, CFO, GMR Group
• Mr. Mehraj Dube, Associate Editor, NDTV.
This year the theme will be :
Transcend – “The Future is Here”
Constant expansion and evolution is a business reality, and organizations must continually adapt to their environments to stay competitive or risk becoming obsolete. Transcendental business is not only changing the demography of the world but is also affecting the environment and climate in far ranging and often irreversible ways.
The event will be spread across two days, with three sessions on each day and a diverse and knowledgeable panel of speakers.
Day 1 (23rd September, 2016) are:-
|Session Time||Panel Discussion|
|11:00 am - 12:45 pm||The Influx of Millennial & Generation Z|
|01:45 pm - 03:30 pm||Employer Branding: The Next Frontier in Recruitment|
|04:00 pm - 05:45 pm||Reinventing Performance Managemen|
Day 2 (24th September, 2016) are:-
|Session Time||Panel Discussion|
|11:00 am - 12:45 pm||Logistics & Shipping: Optimizing the needs of Next Gen E-commerce|
|01:45 pm - 03:30 pm||Analytics of Things: The next big step|
|04:00 pm - 05:45 pm||From Funnels to Circles: The Age of Influencer Marketing|
The sessions will address the bigger picture of the human resources and business scenario. They will give the faculty and students an opportunity to harness a vast pool of practical knowledge and reveal the nitty-gritty’s of the industry.
In today’s world of fierce competition, it becomes increasingly important for students to expose themselves to industry trends and Erudition does just that. It etches as a saga of intellectual extravagance in the minds of everyone who is a part of it.