Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management Hosted a Seminar on ‘Being Human in Technology Driven World’

Hyderabad, 2018: Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management hosted a one-day seminar on ‘Being human in the technology driven world.’ This seminar aimed at sensitizing students on the importance of human touch in this technology driven world and also the importance of the HR department at an organizational level.

To this end, the industry leaders from across sectors convened in Hyderabad, at VJIM’s campus, to share the proven knowledge around Human Resource functions and its contribution. A full-day seminar at the VJIM campus featured Mr. Navneet Peri – Founder of HR PERI Inc., Mr. Emmanuel Gosula – Senior HR, EPAM Consulting, and Mr. Ch. Dakshinamurthy – Employee Relations/Industrial Relations Professional.

These industry experts from across different sectors along with in-house faculty members discussed and addressed the importance of HR functions, insights into the real-world behavioral skills, knowledge, and attitude that an HR professional should possess, and much more:

* Mr. Navneet Peri, on the reasons that led to the inception of HR functions, the role of technology in talent acquisition, and the concept of Artificial Intelligence along with HR functions and how they make work a lot easier.

* Mr. Emmanuel Gosula, on the importance of self-nomination and promotion and how it helps in the success ladder, how digitalization is helping in monitoring and hiring efficient employees.

*Ch. Dakshinamurthy, on how having an insight about every department in the organization helps in sourcing the right talent.

Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Yamini Meduri (HR Faculty and Program Coordinator) at Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, commented, “On behalf of the faculty at VJIM, we’re pleased to have hosted this seminar and we’ve aimed to provide quality and first-class information from real-world industry experts for the students. Through a forum of this nature, it’s our constant endeavor to offer comprehensive knowledge sessions to mobilize the enormous potential of our students.”

The whole objective of conducting this seminar was to widen the knowledge of the aspiring students, and there wouldn’t be a better way than an interactive session of this nature. In conclusion, it was noted that such interactive sessions have the potential of improving knowledge, attention, and awareness about the relevant sector.

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Report on Panel discussion on “Career Building in HR”

With the insane humdinger, changes, innovation, policies and endless gusto in the field of Human Resources, Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad organized a HR Panel Discussion on 21st September, 2017. The objective of the Panel Discussion was to help aspiring HR professionals understand the opportunities in the field today and how to go about developing oneself as a successful HR manager.

The Panel Discussion had Mr. Narayana Rao, Head-HR, NCC Group, Hyderabad; Ms. Hema Srinivas, Independent Consultant, People Development Hyderabad; Ms. Tushma Singh, Manager L&D, Granules India Ltd; Mr. Cdr Santosh Nagarajan( Retd.), Associate Director-Talent Virtusa and Moderator- Ms. Madhujit Singh, CEO, Ananya Women@work

The Panel Discussion was organized in association with “Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD), Hyderabad Chapter.”

Introducing the discussion series, Prof. Yamini Medhuri delivered an excellent introduction to the topic and overview of the present scenario and stated the current relevance of career opportunities in HR. Followed by the introductory speech on HR, Prof. Medhuri welcomed Mr. Santhosh Nagarajan, who has spent 21 years in the Indian Navy and has championed People Skills through his dynamic experience. From his words HR is simply 

the management of human assets.” He also spoke about relevance of learning. Mr. Nagarajan’s talk emphasised “the only way to learn and grow is to unlearn and relearn.”

Mr. Narayana Rao spoke extensively around the fact that Human Resources is an organization’s greatest assets and how all other resources get connected through employees. He also mentioned that, “to make employee deliver as per company objectives, they need to be properly selected, trained and motivated.” The talk became even more riveting when he stressed upon the areas of HR growth, career prospectus of HR professionals, qualities needed to become successful professional and other career for HR professionals.

His speech was followed by Ms. Tushma Sinha, who has a background in Law. From her point of view to be an HR is “a big deal, and it includes 3 main competencies like understanding DNA of the company, human psychology and human values.”

Ms. Hema Srinivas started her talk stating- “the HR field is condensed with all about utilizing common sense and that too is most challenging when it comes to understanding people needs.” She concluded saying that “the more you are connected with people, the easier you will find to scale success”.