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Global Business School & Research Centre

Corporate Guest Session on How to Deal With Business Agility During Covid Times

Saturday, March 13, 2021 |MBA SEM IV and BBA (all semester )students of GBSRC |Seminar

A Corporate guest session on “How to deal with business agility during Covid Times?” was organized for the MBA SEM IV and BBA (all semester )students of GBSRC on Saturday, 13th March 2021. The session started with a welcome note given by Mrs Vatsala Manjunath. The speaker for the session was Mr Shashikant Kurbetti who is currently working as Principal Consultant to renowned Real Estate & Infrastructure Companies. Mr Shashikant possesses an MBA qualification & has rich professional experience in Indian & Multinational companies. He has worked in the prestigious group of companies like TATA, Finolex, RPG, Kalyani -Bharat Forge, Greaves, SKF Bearings, Indo Count, SKYi Developers, etc and has commendable contribution towards Education & Industry Interface. The session was attended by 47 students.

The speaker spoke about how to deal with business agility during covid times. The challenges posed by the different phases of the Covid 19 situation, introduced new words like “VUCA”, Big Zero in auto business”, “ New Normal” into daily usage. There has been a change in the industry mindset from a volume focus to value focus, The speaker implored the students not to wait for the opportunity, but to create it. The following points we covered in the session

· Employee agility which means fostering a sense of open-mindedness and developing broad skill sets.

· During Covid organizations are increasing their focus on upskilling and reskilling their employees

· HR Policies of Paytm were discussed

· Artificial Intelligence and Automation the new normal.

· People and performance analytics

· Changing nature of jobs

A brief question and answer session was followed by a vote of thanks given by Mrs Vatsala Manjunath.