Kalpatha’09, the flagship event organized by Department of Business Administration, College of Engineering Trivandrum (DBA,CET) is intended to update attendees on best practice in specific topic areas, through presentations from experienced speak…
`Strategic Crisis Leadership’ on 20th November 2009.Styled Kalpatha ’09, it will be the 9th in the annual series to be held at the Travancore Hall of Technopark,Trivandrum.The event this time is expected to include presentations of many eminent personalities like Dr.George Sleeba (Chairman & Managing Director FACT Ltd), Mr. V. K. Mathews (Founder & CMD of the IBS Group), Prof. T T Narendran (Management Studies IIT-Madras), Mr. Girish G Vaidya (Senior Vice President and Head, Infosys Leadership Institute).
— The Department of Business Administration, College of Engineering, Trivandrum, is organizing a one-day national conference on
‘KALPATHA’ is dedicated to uphold the recent trends and issues in management and bridge the gap between the corporate world and student community. It provides an unparalleled avenue to explore recent issues, gain insights into emerging trends and comprehend the vanguard management practices. KALPATHA over the years has been graced by prominent speakers from the industry and academic areas, and has seen unprecedented response from both the business and student community.
CET’S Kalpatha : A Timeline
“Kalpatha ’03 “ on the topic ‘Competency Management’ gathered lot of applause and recognition from the corporate world. The event included presentations of many eminent personalities from the corporate world including Mr.Gopalakrishnan , COO, Infosys Technologies, Mr.R.R.Nair, Advisor, Unilever, Dr.Uma Jain , Director, Academy of Human Resources Development, Ahmedabad, Mr. Ujwalla Pendse, Director, Vernallis India Ltd., Dr.S.Chandrasekar President Corporate HR, Reliance Infocomm Ltd.
A National Conference on “Business Intelligence – Kalpatha ’04” was inaugurated by Mr. Giri Narayan, Head of HR and Facilities, Daimler- Chrysler and the speakers included Mr. Ananth Parthasarthy, Consulting Editor, The HINDU, Mr. Hemant Manohar , Chief Knowledge Officer, KPMG and other renowned experts.
The topic Lean Six Sigma, branded as Kalpatha ’05, was well taken by the business and the student community. Mr. Sunil Guptha, IVL India, delivered the inaugural address and Mr. Vijayaraghavan, former CEO, Technopark gave the keynote address. The speakers included Prof. Mahesh Chinnagiri, Indian Statistical Institute, Mr. P. Ganesh, GM (HR) Ford Chennai, Mr. Saktivel, Head, Lean Six Sigma, Timken Bearings, Bangalore, Mr. Karthikeyan, India Rewards Manager, Motorola and Mr. Atul Chugh, VP (HR), GE, Hyderabad.
Knowledge Powered Retail Mangement, named as Kalpatha ’06 had become a great and graceful event through the fruitful speeches of Mr. Amit Mukherjee CIO, RPG Group; Mr. Anilkumar C. S., Vice President, HR Reliance Retail; Mr. Gibson Vedamani, CEO, Retailers Association of India; V.K. Mathews, CMD, IBS Software Solutions; Prof. Sourav Mukherji, IIM Bangalore; Mr. R. R. Nair, Senior Advisor: OD Unilever; Mr. Krishnamoorthy, Head Infosys, Trivandrum.
Kalpatha ’07 on “Collaborative Strategic Management ” was inaugurated by Dr. Ian Kerr, COO, suntech Busiess solutions and the speakers included Mr. Aravind Bharadwaj, Executive Director, R&D Technology, Asok Leyland, Mr. Rishikesha T. Krishnan, Professor- Strategy, IIM-Bangalore, and other renowned experts.
A National conference on `Mission-Critical Talent Strategies‘ styled Kalpatha ’08, was inaugurated by Dr .K.Radhakrishnan, Director V.S.S.C.The event included presentations of many eminent personalities like Mr. Anand Pillai Sr Vice President -Talent Transformation HCL Technologies Ltd,Mr. Anilkumar C. S., Vice President, HR Reliance Retail,Dr. K. Subramanian Managing Director Symbol Technologies-Motorola,Ms. Vasanthi Srinivasan Associate Professor OB & HRM IIM-Bangalore.
Kalpatha ’09 will be followed by a paper presentation competition on the topic ‘Optimistic India -At Times of Recession‘ at CGPU Hall, College of Engineering Trivandrum on 21st November, 2009.
CALL FOR PAPERS:
Students from management institutes are requested to submit their contributions on the topic “Optimistic India -At Times of Recession“. The paper must be original and should not have been published/ accepted for publication in journals /conferences. Each paper shall pass through a full review procedure and the shortlisted papers would be presented on 21st November 2009. The paper should not exceed 10 pages. An electronic copy of the paper in PDF/MS word format should be sent to the email address [email protected]. Only those who have registered as delegates can submit the paper.Delegates interested to present the papers may send the application in the format specified at www.kalpatha.com.
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Notes to Editor
College of Engineering, Trivandrum, (CET) founded in the year 1939 by the rulers of Travancore, is a pioneering and premier professional institution in India. From the modest intake of 21 students to the present capacity of 3500, the college has to its credit some of the brightest minds of the country and abroad. Accumulated expertise and quality of last seven decades, maintain the status of this institution continuously among the topmost percentile. The institution is affiliated to the University of Kerala and accredited by the AICTE including departments conforming to ISO 9000 certification.
CET started its MBA programme in 1985 as a part time programme and has been well received by the practicing management fraternity. A department of this current status was started in 2000 with a full time programme. CET -MBA is now one of the premier management programme in South India and has achieved excellence in quality education. The department provides a platform to continuously supervise and instill enthusiasm, dynamism and appropriate awareness of professional management. In short the Institution aspires to be a catalyst in transforming young men and women into world-class leaders.
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