ERA Business School organised their “3rd Industry Academia Conclave”

ERA Business School (EBS) one of the fastest growing B-Schools (Recently ranked Delhi’s Top Industry anchored B-school, Emerging Management AICTE-CII Survey 2013), has organised their annual “3rd Industry Academia Conclave” at their campus recently.

Dr. Sanjiuv Marwah, Director of Era Business School with
the Guest at the Industry Academis Program
The conference is by and large planned as an intellectually stimulating interactive session amongst the industry masterminds and the academia. Here, the academia strives to comprehend the corporate perspective, so that management students can be trained to be industry ready. The Industry Academia Dialogue is meant to potentially serve as an ideal platform for the students to get well versed with corporate perspective.

The top HR Personal from different companies has participated in this unique event. DLF Building India,, Videocon, Reliance Group, Earth infrastructure, KPMG, Max Group, Erikson and many more companies are present during this event to address the students with their valuable inputs and their query regarding the industries respectively.

During this occasion, Dr. Sanjiv Marwah, Director, ERA Business School (EBS) said: “This is a unique opportunity for the academia and students to have an interaction with the industry leaders on the same platform. These interactive sessions help the students to enhance their leadership capacity and effectiveness in a complex and dynamic industry and groom them to face the challenges of tomorrow. Interaction with the industry experts will help the students gain more confidence and broader perspectives of management in organisations.”

Competition now a day is growing each and everywhere and in order to mark its presence in global market, India needs to produce more and more professionals with absolute global business IQ. The current day academic scenario doesn’t entirely fulfill this requirement of real time exposure in students and they need to spend considerable time gaining experience in practical world as to be able to face the challenges of various industries skillfully.

This gap can be filled by the management institutes by providing students with scope of interactive sessions with industries and industry leaders wherein the aspiring professionals can be trained in proper business atmosphere alongside their education. This will make the students more confident and competitive for the future, while they complete their study. By organizing such conference, Era Business School (EBS) ensures their students of creating a base and scope for better employability in the companies of their choice.

Top leaders of the industry namely Mr. P. Dwarkanath, Advisor-Group Human Capital Max India Limited, Mr. Amit Agnihotri, Chairman MBA Universe, etc. participated in the interactive session and shared their knowledge and experience on the various attributes that the industry seeks in a leader and the difference between an effective leader and a good leader.

During the event, Mr. P. Dwarkanath, Advisor- Group Human Capital Max India Limited spoke about the student’s perspective towards skill gap. He opined that there is not much of a gap among students in the awareness of various career opportunities. “However, it is important that students should be passionate about the subjects and concepts that they are learning to build a good platform for a fulfilling career, there is a need to encourage R & D activities amongst the teaching faculties, so that the overall quality of imparting education improves” he said.

According to Mr. Amit Agnihotri, Chairman, MBA Universe, while interacting with the students highlighted that there is a difference between how the academia and industry perceives the skill-gap problem. He said “It is therefore important that all the stakeholders first build consensus amongst themselves so that the efforts and actions from either side ends with coherent.” He also mentions that the colleges must work towards raising the quality of education pedagogy to a level wherein the students feel empowered and confident about their career ahead of them.

The 3rd Industry Academia Conclave will quite certainly be a great value addition for all students largely because it will enable them takes their career ahead to their full potential, given the rather competitive industry today.