Students Shringa Vatas, Dept of CSE and Anushree Mishra, Dept of CEE attended the 7th Annual Conference of ASQ on the theme ‘Glocal Challenges: Excellence through Quality & Innovation’ (GLocal-Global Challenges and Local Issues) held from 18-19 November 2017 at Nirma University, Ahmedabad. Sharing her experience at the conference, Anushree Mishra said, ”For a student like me it was a tremendous exposure to meet industrialists and fellow students from other universities on a common platform.
It was great to meet and interact with eminent industrialists from Ford, Bosch Rexroth, Reliance India Pvt. Ltd., Havmor, HDFC Bank, ASQ, Seven steps and many more. The theme of the conference was highly relatable and it emphasized on how the future or the next generation is instrumental in placing India on a global level with the help of tools and techniques that prove efficient at the local level”.
School of Management organized a guest lecture on ‘Management Ideas: to Attain a Competitive Edge’ by Prof. Andrew Sturdy, Head-Department of Management, University of Bristol, UK on 3May 2017. The session started with an address by Prof. R Narasimhan, Dean, SOM. Subsequently, Professor Sturdy, in his lecture, provided insights into the adoption and use of ideas. He discussed as to how management is akin to fashion with changing preferences, why managers adopt new ideas and emphasized the role of strategy in selling new ideas. He also discussed about the generation of innovative ideas in an organization and shared several industry relevant examples. It was a learning and interactive session where students discussed many issues during the QA session. The session concluded with a vote of thanks given by Dr Sushmita B Waraich, Head, School of Management. The session was coordinated by Dr Saumya Dixit, along with student coordinators of BBA 4th Sem.