Industry Interaction

Knowing one can get from books and academic. Wisdom – One needs to seek it from Practitioners. Learning happens by doing using the knowing and the lessons drawn from the practitioners / elders. Skills develop by practice. Becoming competent is a journey. There is no end to learning.

Under the guidance of the founder director and faculty the seminars organised so far by the students are as below. The concept notes and the list of speakers are available here.

These seminars are conducted per trimester: Each is to learn organising and managing high value events and to learn from practicing professionals from business & industry addressing the gathering and interact with students. In a year there are 4 such seminars. On an average Rs. 15 lakh is spent for each seminar. Students manage the show under the guidance of the Director & Faculty.

The Students involvement in these seminar by:

  1. Core Team: Core Team is the backbone of the seminar.
  2. Guest Co-ordinators
  3. Masters of ceremony
  4. Technical Support
  5. Crowd Management
  6. Food Management
  7. Cultural Team
  8. Logistics
  9. Venue/stage Management
  10. Inventory Management

About the Seminars organised and managed by SCMLDians from April 2005 to January 2012 are:

Learning from the Leaders (Series)


Series Theme Date Venue No. of Speakers Concept Note
I “Management Challenges and Concerns” 27th & 28th April, 2005 Hotel Sun ‘n’ Sand 31 Click here
II “Igniting Minds –  The HR Architecture” 26th & 27th July 2005 Hotel Le Meridien 23 Click here
III “Small People Great Work – Excellence in Breakthrough Leadership” 27th April 2006 Hotel Le Meridien 16
IV “Business – What it take to be in and going – the Entrepreneurs speak” 26th & 27th November 2006 Hotel Sun ‘n’ Sand & Hotel Le Meridien 32 Click here
V “Wisdom from Wealth Creators – the Unsung Heroes” 13th & 14th January 2007 Hotel Le Meridien 25 Click here
VI “Excellence in Execution – Employability Building Education” 16th & 17th February 2008 Yashada 26
VII “Tapping & shaping Talent – Reinventing HR Architecture for Organisational Excellence” 2nd & 3rd August 2008 Yashada 34 Click here
VIII “From Human resource to Resourceful Human Beings: The Challenge to change – Role of Institutions, Industry and Individual” 1st & 2nd August 2009 Hotel Le Meridien 35 Click here
IX “Converting Adversity into Advantage: the Challenge to change – Man, Minds and Methods” 10th & 11th October, 2009 Hotel Le Meridien 34 Click here
X “Redefining Business: Success Vs Purpose” 16th & 17th January, 2010 Yashada 42 Click here
XI “Qualification Vs Education: Challenges in Building Employability & Entrepreneurship” 31st July & 1st August, 2010 Yashada 30 Click here
XII “Doing Business Consciously & Creating Entrepreneurial Employees: Imperatives for Building a Better Society” (Role of students, Institutes, Entrepreneurs and enterprises) 13th & 14th November, 2010 Yashada 30 Click here
XIII “Work Vs Employment: ‘Finding Performers – Issues, Concerns and Challenges.” 12th & 13th March, 2011 Yashada 31 Click here
XIV “Enhancing Skills and Building Competencies – Realities & the Challenges Ahead” 16th & 17th July, 2011 Hotel Le Meridien 32 Click here
XV “Wisdom from the Wise & Experienced” 24th & 25th December, 2011 Yashada 29 Click here
XVI “Bridging the Skill Gap: Issues & Challenges” 14th & 15th January, 2012 Yashada 31 Click here
XVII “Employability vs Work-Ability vs Performance Delivery at Work – the challenges of HRD – Macro & Micro” 11th & 12th August, 2012 Queen Mary’s Technical Institute, Kirkee, Pune 21  Click here
XVIII “SMEs in Economic Development and Work Opportunities vs Employability in SMEs – Challenges & Concerns” 27th & 28th October, 2012 Queen Mary’s Technical Institute, Kirkee, Pune 23  Click here
XIX “Creating Work ready Work Force – Wisdom from the Wise & Experienced” 2nd & 3rd February, 2013 Queen Mary’s Technical Institute, Kirkee, Pune 27  Click here
XX “Productive Employees’ Creation for Delivering Profitable Performance Excellence” 10th & 11th August 2013 Queen Mary’s Technical Institute, Kirkee, Pune 26  Click here

Learning from the Learned (Series)

Series Theme Date Venue No. of Speakers Concept Note
I ‘Transformational HR: Touching the Core of People’ 23rd September, 2006 Hotel Sun ‘n’ Sand 3
II ‘People and Performance – Transactional to Transformational Leadership’ (Sharing experience and case presentations: Breakthrough Ideas and Actions) 7th & 8th April, 2007 Hotel Le Meridien 25  Click here
III ‘Developing Enlightened Leadership – Leadership that Delivers’ 13th & 14th April, 2008 Hotel Le Meridien 24 Click here
IV ‘Tough Time is nothing but absence of Tough People & Tough Action – Experience of the Extraordinary’ 26th & 27th April, 2009 Hotel Le Meridien 36 Click here
V ‘Redefining Business: Profit for Self vis-a-vis Making Others Profit’ 24th & 25th April, 2010 Hotel Le Meridien 36 Click here
VI ‘Creating Positivity & Possibilities for a Better World: Extra-ordinary Work of Ordinary People’ 30th April & 1st May 2011 Hotel Le Meridien 35  Click here
VII ‘Initiators, Innovators, Doers and Makers, not TALKERS – Learning from people who did things and made a difference in others – live and still doing’ 21st & 22nd April, 2012 Hotel Le Meridien 34  Click here
VIII “Making a difference: Ordinary People – Extraordinary Work” 13th & 14th April, 2013 Queen Mary’s Technical Institute, Pune Click here
IX “Leadership of Action” 6th April, 2014 Queen Mary’s Technical Institute, Pune Click here
X “Leadership of ACTION vis-à-vis Leadership of NOISE, EXPECTATIONS and EXCUSES” 14th & 15th March, 2015 Pride Executive, Pune Click here

Induction Ceremonies

Batches Dates Venue No. of Speakers
2007-09 PGPEL 6th & 7th June, 2007 Yashada 9
2008-09 PGPEL 4th & 5th June, 2008 Yashada 10
2009-10 PGPEL 3rd & 4th June, 2009 Yahwant Rao Chavan Natya Grah, Kothrud 11
2010-11 PGPEL 2nd & 3rd June, 2010 Yashada 16
2010-11 APEL 14th July, 2010 Yashada 5
2011-12 PGPEL 6th & 7th June, 2011 Yashada 14
2012-13 SPEL 6th & 7th June, 2012 Yashada 18

List of Mini-Seminars

Sr. No. Theme Date Venue No. of Speakers
1 ‘Managerial Skills required to succeed in corporate’ 28th October, 2007 SCMLD Campus 5
2 Insurance 3rd November, 2007 SCMLD Campus 4
3 System Thinking Seminar 15th December, 2007 Hotel Pride, Pune 1
4 ‘Unleashing the Entrepreneur within – The Unknown Self’ 6th January, 2008 SCMLD Campus 7
5 Retail Seminar 2nd February, 2008 SCMLD Campus 7
6 ‘Be the Change, Rather Than Being in Chains’ 27th June, 2010 SCMLD Campus 4
7 ‘Converting Idea into Reality’ 5th August, 2010 SCMLD Campus 6
8 Women Entrepreneurship 12th August, 2010 SCMLD Campus 5
9 Social Entrepreneurship 18th August, 2010 SCMLD Campus 6
10 Green Business 19th August, 2010 SCMLD Campus 5
11 ‘Financial Literacy and Basics of Stock Market’ 10th October, 2010 SCMLD Campus 1
12 ‘Turning Wheels – Challenges Vs Opportunities’ 28th October, 2010 SCMLD Campus 5
13 ‘Take a Job or Make a Job’ 28th October, 2010 SCMLD Campus 6
14 ‘A Generation Waking up’ 17th November, 2010 SCMLD Campus 1
15 ‘Conscious Capitalism’ 14th December, 2010 SCMLD Campus 1
16 ‘Internship and Networking Skills’ 15th December, 2010 SCMLD Campus 2
17 ‘Entrepreneur Talk’ under NEN week activity 15th December, 2010 SCMLD Campus 2
18 ‘New Era Business Environment & its Requirement’ 23rd February, 2011 SCMLD Campus 5
19 ‘Marketing in the Emerging Economies’ 12th September, 2011 SCMLD Campus 4
20 ‘Career in Financial Sector’ 30th August, 2012 SCMLD Campus 3
21 ‘Preparation for Interviews & Opportunities in Hospitality’ 30th August, 2012 SCMLD Campus 2
22 ‘Passion Fruit’ 26th October, 2012 SCMLD Campus 3