JRE School of Management has organised an HR Summit titled ‘Innovative HR Strategy for Business Success in Current Scenario’ to discuss and explore strategies for continued HR competitiveness in an economic scenario that has turned negative.
Acknowledging the pressure on HR in the wake of the current economic downturn and its impact on corporate performance, employee morale and hiring deceleration, the HR Summit discussed innovative HR strategies that businesses are adopting to address the challenges and transformation of current and future business environment. This Summit was also designed to help budding managers to become more effective HR professionals and widen their horizons to new perspectives and practices. Students attending the seminar got insights into various practical aspects of HR and its criticality through the life cycle of a company.
A highlight of this Summit was a panel discussion on ‘HRM (Human Resource Management) – Leading Through Intense Change and Transformation’. The panelists included Geetanjali Pandit, Chief People Officer, Zee Media; Blesson George, HR Head- Business, Jubliant Life Sciences; Nirmal Raghav, HR Zonal Head, Idea Cellular and Prateek Dubey, HR Zonal Head, Coca Cola. In the enriching discussion that followed the panelists shared their experiences in HR function gathered over the years and across different market conditions and economic periods. They also gave students valuable tips for a smooth beginning in their careers.
Panelists said that the role of Human Resource is changing as fast as global markets and technology and whereas formerly, the HR department was viewed as an administrative overhead, it is now acknowledged that Human Resource professionals are essential firm leaders and are acknowledged as a critical component in corporate success.
Speaking on the occasion, Harpreet Singh, President- JRE Group of Institutions, said, “We at JRE are committed to providing our students with maximum practical experiences. Such symposiums allow students to interact directly with top notch industry professionals and get an understanding of concepts beyond theory and which goes a long way in preparing students for a successful innings in the industry.”