Corporate Summit 2013

Talent Management and Engagement

On 23rd November, 2013 a Corporate Summit on Talent Management & Engagement was organised by Jaipuria Institute of Management at Hotel Radisson Blu, Kaushambi, Ghaziabad. The summit was inaugurated by Mr. Vikram Tandon(Head-HR, HSBC India) Mr. Shishir Jaipuria(VP-Jaipuria Group of Management Institutions) and Prof.(Dr) Daviender Narang(Director-Jaipuria Institute of Management, Vasundhara). Eminent personalities from industry participated in the event which was focused on one of the biggest problems being faced by the industry today, i.e, talent management and engagement. In his inaugural speech Prof. Narang emphasized on innovative styles of engaging employees to gain competitive edge and the growing need to hire highly engaged workforce. While, Shri. Shishir Jaipuria highlighted the importance of different thinking to successfully hire right people that create a strong and motivated workforce. Mr. Vikram Tandon accentuated the need to identify the right talent as per the needs of organisation and to systematically develop the human force with a mutually befitting relationship between employers and employees.

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The summit started with the first panel discussion on ‘Talent Acquisition’ which was aimed at identifying the best practices being followed by best companies to hire the best talent within the cost and time constraints. Mr. Prateek Dubey from Hindustan Coca Cola India Beverages Pvt. Ltd. focused on the need to look at human force as an asset and not merely as cost incurrence by employers. Mr. Manoj Sehgal from Jubilant Clinsys Ltd. emphasized on integral elements of clear vision, understanding, monetary benefits and transparent management. Ms. Jyoti Gandhi(Senior VP, Just Dial) emphasized the transition of companies towards average B-Schools for hiring a workforce of more retainable employees. According to her reducing attrition is quite different from retention and the latter needs to be more emphasized upon.

The second panel discussion was on ‘Talent Retention and Engagement’ which was aimed at identifying the causes of employee attrition, how to effectively mitigate the risk and promoting a two way relationship between employer and their employees through their effective development and engagement. Mr. Ajay Sachdeva(National Head-LT & OD, Eureka Forbes) focused on the need of developing an environment for employees where a proper work-life balance will lead to more dedicated and robust workforce. Mr. Amit Gupta(GM-Ad Sales) Asia Net News Network Pvt. Ltd. focused on the need of identifying best talents in the organisations and various strategies being adopted by HR professionals in retaining the same.

The final panel discussion was on ‘Talent Development’ was aimed at identifying the strategies and focus of talent development, analyzing the factors for making development programs more effective. Ms. Soumya Mathur(Head-Learning & Development, Just Dial) shared the ongoing talent development practices being followed by the company and how it was able to minimize it’s attrition rate to 9% compared to industry average of 24%. Mr. Ankur Poddar(Div. HR Manager North) Marico Ltd. emphasized the need to incorporate emerging best practices being followed by industry leaders to develop talents and hone individual skills alongwith organizational growth.

The event concluded with a valedictory speech by Mr. Vinod Malhotra(Director – Corporate Relations, Jaipuria Group of Management Institutions). He epitomized the day’s proceedings with a note to implement four “L’s” i.e., Live, Love, Learn and leave a Legacy behind. The event was attended by eminent personalities from industry, professionals, faculties and students of M.B.A. Prof.(Dr.) Daviender Narang, Dr. Ashwani Varshney, Dr. Charu Yadav and Ms. Bhavna Malik co-ordinated the event successfully.


Talent Acquisition

How best companies identify talent especially in the world of fiercely competitive companies, all vying and hunting from the same employee pool, shrinking percentage of competent employable people, constant shift of organizational structures, ever changing job definitions & less and less time available for hiring.

Predictability and effectiveness of interviews, reference checks, personality tests and other selection tools.

Talent Retention and Engagement

Can an organization develop and nurture engagement as a two way relationship between the employer and its employee?

Is there an effective way to deal with attrition or even to live with it? Most companies today rely on compensation, redesigning of jobs, tinkering of career paths and training efforts to deal with the problem of attrition and in an attempt to retain its talent. But do these strategies work in the long run?

Talent Development

How companies can best plan, select and implement development strategies for the entire talent pool to ensure that the organization has both the current and future supply of talent to meet their strategic objectives?

What should be the focus of talent development- individual needs, organizational needs or a combination of both? What processes contribute to the architecture of talent development plans? How can these plans be made most efficient? How does the external environment influence any talent development programs?


How to construct high-value talent pipelines.

How to develop existing leadership models and lead in times of upheaval.

How planning for the next generation of leadership will give you competitive edge-whatever the challenge.

How to Balance the Expectations – Integrating personal aspiration with organizational vision.

How to adopt the talent management Strategies that Employee Engagement.

How to use Rewards & Recognition to engage talent for improving Sales Productivity.


Mr. Vikram Tandon

Head Human Resources,
HSBC India

Mr. Manoj Sehgal

Dy General Manager-Human Resources,
Jubilant Clinsys Ltd.

Mr. Prateek Dubey

Zonal Head (PAC)
Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Yuvaraj Bhatnagar

Director-Talent Acquisition,
Global Logic

Mr. Jimmy Thomas

Founder and CEO,
CPE Advisory

Mr. Sukanta Dey

COO, India-MAII,
Stratford University, USA

Mr. Anoop Sood

Cool Earth

Ms. Sangeeta Choudhary

Ferns N Petals

Mr. Ajay Sachdev

National Head-Learning, Training & OD,
Eureka Forbes

Ms. Rashmi Chopra

Director (OD And Learning & Development Consultant),

Ms. Soumya Mathur

Head-Learning and Development,
Just Dial Limited

Ms. Jyoti Gandhi

Senior Vice President,
Just Dial Limited

Mr. Anurag Goyal

Asst. Vice President (HR) & HR Business Partner,
RBS Business Services Pvt. Ltd.

Ms. Shweta Arora

National Sales Head,
BIG CBS Networks Pvt. Ltd

Mr. Badri Narayana

International Sales Head,
Mix Org

Mr. Uttam Agarwal

Executive Vice President,
Bajaj Capital Ltd.

Mr. Ankur Poddar

Divisional HR Manager, North,
Marico Ltd.

Mr. Vishal Chopra

Talent Acquisition India Mart Intermesh Limited

Mr. Amit Gupta

General Manager-Ad Sales,
Asianet News Network Private Limited


Corporate Summit 2013
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Corporate Summit 2013 organized by Jaipuria Institute of Management, Vasundhara, Ghaziabad on 23 November 2013.