G20- India Takes The Lead

Amitabh Kant at AIMA’s 8th National Leadership Conclave.

Amitabh Kant at AIMA’s 8th National Leadership Conclave.

The three components that should drive India’s G20 Presidency include its political narrative, its development story, and its role execution, said Mr. Amitabh Kant, G20 Sherpa, Government of India at AIMA’s 8th National Leadership Conclave.

Mr. Amitabh Kant, G20 Sherpa, Government of India keynoted a Session at AIMA’s 8th National Leadership Conclave on the theme- ‘G20- India takes the lead’. And here are some noteworthy things that he shared.

Mr. Kant started off by saying that the world is in the midst of turbulent times, there is upheaval and the world is also facing a severe recessionary trend. Many countries are facing a severe global debt crisis. The post-Covid era has put many people under the poverty line and millions have lost their jobs.

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Leadership In The Knowledge Economy

Mr. Shiv Shivakumar, at AIMA’s Dr. K.S. Basu Memorial Lecture

Mr. Shiv Shivakumar, at AIMA’s Dr. K.S. Basu Memorial Lecture

Leadership needs “self education” in order to stay relevant and a leader “most surely needs to be a follower” to be a successful one, said Mr. Shiv Shivakumar, Past President, AIMA, Former Chairman, PepsiCo & Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Emerging Markets, Nokia at AIMA’s Dr. K.S. Basu Memorial Lecture.

AIMA had organised ‘Dr. K.S. Basu Memorial Lecture’ via Zoom, to honour the contributions of Dr. Kalyan Sundar Basu, one of the early pioneers of management education in India, and the first Director of the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, besides, also being the President of the AIMA (1963- 1966). Mr. Shiv Shivakumar, Past President, AIMA, Former Chairman, PepsiCo & Former CEO, Emerging Markets, Nokia deliberated on the Memorial theme- ‘Leadership In The Knowledge Economy’.

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Winning Trust While Setting The Board Agenda: N.R. Narayana Murthy Tells How

N.R. Narayana Murthy, Founder, Infosys at AIMA’s 47th National Management Convention Session

N.R. Narayana Murthy, Founder, Infosys at AIMA’s 47th National Management Convention Session

The primary role of a corporate board is to not only ensure robust growth but also protect and enhance the reputation of the company, said Mr. N.R. Narayana Murthy, Founder, Infosys at AIMA’s 47th National Management Convention Session.

Mr. N.R. Narayana Murthy, Founder, Infosys had deliberated AIMA’s 47th National Management Convention Session on ‘Setting the Board Agenda: Winning Trust and Influencing Ethics’ and here are a few valuable things that he shared in relation to the theme.

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Skills And Tools For The New World Order: Rajen Jaswa Explains

Rajen Jaswa at AIMA’s ‘HR Playbook To Reimagine The New World Order’

Rajen Jaswa at AIMA’s ‘HR Playbook To Reimagine The New World Order’

Companies that bet on the revolutionary changes brought about by the pandemic are going to be future leaders, said Mr. Rajen Jaswa, Instructor, University of California Santacruz at AIMA’s ‘HR Playbook To Reimagine The New World Order’.

A serial entrepreneur, having built 2 Fortune 500 companies, Mr. Rajen Jaswa, Instructor, University of California Santacruz specialises in entrepreneurship and is an expert who helps the next generation of entrepreneurs in company building, and he was there to rightly deliberate AIMA’s ‘HR Playbook To Reimagine The New World Order’ on the theme- ‘Skills And Tools For The New World Order’.

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The World Is In Disarray: Higher Education Conceived In 2030

Shiv Shivakumar, Past President, AIMA at AIMA’s Vice Chancellors Council Session

Shiv Shivakumar, Past President, AIMA at AIMA’s Vice Chancellors Council Session

Institutions need to have an acute awareness of the Industry requirements and prepare their students accordingly, said Mr. Shiv Shivakumar, Past President, AIMA at one of AIMA’s Vice Chancellors Council Session.

AIMA had organised its Vice Chancellors Council and Mr. Shiv Shivakumar, Past President, AIMA deliberated on the theme- ‘The World in Disarray: Higher Education 2030’ that focused on the required skill set for the upcoming technology revolution.

He started the Session by quoting the late Nelson Mandela, Former President, South Africa and Activist- “Education is the only weapon that can change the mind.” Further, he added that any institution that offers a degree classifies itself as Higher Education.

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Being Happy And Productive In The New World Order: Swami Bodhananda Ji

Swami Bodhananda Ji at AIMA's session

Swami Bodhananda Ji at AIMA’s session

Happiness is not reliant on any materialistic things nor it is a product, one has to be emotionally balanced to be happy, said Swami Bodhananda Ji, Chairman Sambodh Foundation INDIA & The Sambodh Society Inc. USA at one of AIMA’s HR Sessions.

The Global Head of Sambodh Foundation in India and North America, Swami Bodhananda Ji’s teachings and discourses have driven the Foundation to help many to attain a peaceful mental state. The Programmes and Projects are based on his visions and teachings for the economic and geopolitical arenas. The Foundation is also involved in social services for minorities. Swami Bodhananda Ji, Chairman Sambodh Foundation INDIA & The Sambodh Society Inc. USA has also authored various books on Management, Meditation, Happiness, Leadership and more.

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The Impact Of Technology On Youth And Children: Sundari Nanda Explains How

Sundari Nanda at AIMA’s LeaderSpeak Session

Sundari Nanda at AIMA’s LeaderSpeak Session

While parental guidance for children consuming the Internet is essential, “balancing the use of technology” has become the need of the hour for the authorities, said Ms. Sundari Nanda, Special Commissioner, Delhi Police at AIMA’s LeaderSpeak Session.

 AIMA Aspire had organised its 3rd #WomenSpeak Session on the theme- ‘The impact of technology on society with a focus on children & young adults’. Having been in the Police Force for over 25 years providing leadership of a high order, Ms. Sundari Nanda, Special Commissioner, Delhi Police is also known to take a principled professional stand on public interest issues, and she was rightly qualified to deliberate the Session.

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Regional Inclusion: Baijayant Jay Panda On How To Broaden India’s Economic Growth Base

Baijayant Jay Panda at AIMA’s LeaderSpeak Session

Baijayant Jay Panda at AIMA’s LeaderSpeak Session

India has been unleashing its economic potential, and efforts have been to an equitable share of dividends, said Mr. Baijayant Jay Panda, National Vice President and Spokesperson, BJP at AIMA’s LeaderSpeak Session

 A core Team member of the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP), a 4-time Member of Parliament (MP). Mr. Baijayant Jay Panda, National Vice President and Spokesperson, BJP, has also been awarded the Bharat Asmita National Award for the best Parliamentarian Practices. In his earlier corporate career, he was an active industrialist and hence rightly qualified to deliberate AIMA’s LeaderSpeak Session on- ‘Regional Inclusion: Broadening India’s Economic Growth Base’. Continue reading

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Management System And Competitiveness In India: R C Bhargava Tells All

R C Bhargava, Chairman at AIMA’s LeaderSpeak Session

R C Bhargava, Chairman at AIMA’s LeaderSpeak Session

If Indian companies want to be a part of the global competition that is rapidly growing, they have to change their management style in order to thrive in the global market said Mr. R C Bhargava, Chairman, Maruti Suzuki India Limited at AIMA’s LeaderSpeak Session.

One of the pioneers of the Modern Automotive Industry in India, Mr. R C Bhargava, Chairman, Maruti Suzuki India Limited has advocated that more than the ownership of the company, it is the attitude and competence of the leadership that determines its character and its achievements. A Padma Bhushan Awardee, Mr. R C Bhargava efficiently deliberated AIMA’s LeaderSpeak Session on- ‘Management System and Competitiveness in India’.

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Global Economy and Its Implications For India: Claude Smadja explains

Claude Smadja at AIMA’s LeaderSpeak Session

Claude Smadja at AIMA’s LeaderSpeak Session

India has taken steps to reshape the global supply chain, but it needs to accelerate its efforts to play a much bigger role and put itself on the map, said Mr. Claude Smadja, President, Smadja & Smadja Strategic Advisory, Switzerland and Former Managing Director of World Economic Forum- WEF at AIMA’s LeaderSpeak Session.

Having led the World Economic Forum as Managing Director, Mr. Claude Smadja, President, Smadja & Smadja Strategic Advisory, Switzerland and Former Managing Director of World Economic Forum- WEF played a key role in bringing India to global attention during his tenure in World Economic Forum. He has also advocated the cause of emerging markets in the early stages of globalisation and continues to advise Governments, Investors and Business Leaders on globalisation.

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