Guest Lecture

What’s new in the Project Management world? – Insights from the real world

Guest Lecture : Mr. Ravi Kanniganti

Date : 28 Jan 2014

This lecture was organized as a part of the “Current Business Update” sessions. Mr. Ravi K gave a lecture on Project Management and the session was well attended by the students of the MBA (UK), BBM, BCA, B Com and B Sc (Software Engineering). Mr. Ravi with his rich experience in Retail Solutions and handling large scale ERP projects had the audience in captive with insights from the real world.

Mr.Ravi discussed many tough real world situations during project executions. He stressed on communication, ethics, team building and professionalism. He also discussed constraints while launching products in emerging markets like if product or center is to be set in a different geographical location besides the home country.

Enterprise Resource Planning – Applications in Finance and HR

Guest Lecture : Mr.U.V.Mohan

Date : 11 Feb 2014

Mr. Mohan ,M Tech(IIT Madras) worked as Manager for Hindustan Motors Ltd., Power Products Divn. (AVTEC), Tata Elxsi Ltd., HCL Info systems Ltd. Presently is providing educational consulting and training solutions to academic institutions.

Mr. Mohan gave a brief account of the history of organizational systems and explained about ERP. He shared his real world experiences in difficulties in vendor selection, implementation and training. He discussed about the benefits in detail with specific focus on areas of Finance and HR applications in organizations. The survey on ERP implementation by ittoolbox.com in 2004 helped in better understanding. The students were very happy about the significant knowledge gain at the end of the presentation as Mr. Mohan provided logical answers and explanations for all the questions posed by them.