CONTINUUM, the rolling seminar series, is a premier event at the Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay. The seminars aim to cover the latest trends in management by inviting eminent speakers from business and academia. Each of these seminars focuses on issues and challenges faced by a specific management function and aims at drawing insights from the knowledge and experience of the speakers. The seminars are well attended by delegates from different organizations, our distinguished alumni, and students from various business Schools.
HR Continuum (27th September 2009)
People are the key assets for an organization. Managing people effectively gives the company a direction and purpose. In these turbulent economic times, effective talent management is imperative to gain the competitive edge. Accordingly, SJMSoM brings forth another edition of the continuum series – HR Continuum 2009. The theme for this HR continuum is - "Managing talent for strategic advantage". The HR Continuum will witness HR personnel from the top echelons of different sectors to share their viewpoints and insights in leveraging the Human Resource talent pool and how it will aid in the recognition of the strategic goals of an organization.
Operations Continuum (26th September 2009)
The economic slump has led to a situation of uncertainty where customers no longer can afford as they could before. Companies have realized that they have to provide customers with products that they usually buy, at a rational price. Companies have learned that product innovations cannot last long enough through such turbulent periods for a company's sustainable growth as it is susceptible to duplication through reverse engineering and that differentiation through process innovation is probably the retort. With a firm belief that novelty in the supply chain is the best possible competitive advantage a company can get, along with a added benefits of saving costs and enhanced customer service, OPERA, The operations Club of SJMSOM hereby present the Operations Continuum Series 2009 with the theme: "Innovation in supply chain management: An answer to uncertainty". The event looks forward to a day of exciting interaction between speakers from corporate and students from management as well as engineering studies.
Finance Continuum (18th July 2009)
Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay presents Finance Continuum 2009 that will explore the opportunities and challenges India faces in these changing times, hence the topic “Changing Global Financial Landscape: Opportunities and Challenges in India”- which is the central theme of Finance Continuum 2009.The Finance Continuum is scheduled on 18th July 2009. The important question which will be brainstormed throughout the day is: how India should leverage the present situation following the catastrophic global crisis to its advantage and accelerate its growth and development.
Marketing Continuum (19th July 2009)
Systems Continuum explores different aspects of Information Technology and Information Systems in business by initiating discussions on cutting-edge topics. Each Systems Continuum consists of a series of events centred on a particular theme. Eminent speakers from industry and students of management and engineering institutes converge for an entire day’s event consisting of a lecture series followed by a panel discussion.
The field of consulting has come to the fore in the past few years. From the initial days of providing the outsider’s perspective, a consultant is now viewed as a key cog in the organizational wheels and intrinsic to the company’s strategy. The Consulting Continuum explores myriad aspects across sectors, by initiating discussions on issues at the forefront of the consulting profession. Each Consulting Continuum consists of a series of events centred on a particular theme. Eminent speakers from industry and students of management and engineering institutes converge for an entire day’s event consisting of a lecture series followed by a panel discussion.