Global Institutes, Amritsar organized a National Level Workshop cum Conference on the topic "Competitiveness in New Business World Issues & Challenges". The event was meant for students and research scholars from UG and PG courses of Engineering & Management. The 3-day event was attended by more than 300 students from various institutions across India including SRM University, Chennai and Pune Campus, NIT Jalandhar, Guru Nanak Dev University and BBKDAV College, Amritsar.
The first day of the event was meant for the workshop wherein eminent academicians were invited from renowned insntitutions to impart latest knowledge to the students. First plenary session was taken by Dr. Jagwinder Singh from Deptt. of Humanities & Management, NIT, Jalandhar. Dr. Jagwinder spoke on the present day strategies being adopted by the multinationals for providing a joyful experience to the consumers. He said that in the strategic decision making of any company, consumer should be placed as a central theme. Second plenary session was taken by Mrs. Jyoti Joshi Mitter, Head, Logistics Deptt. at Khanna Paper Mills. She dwelled on the topic "Women of Substance in the Changing Business World." She meticulously put forward the challenges being faced by the women in the present day, competitive corporate world and suggested the various means to address these complex issues. Third plenary session was taken up by Dr. Balwinder Singh, Professor & Head, Deptt. of Management, GNDU, Amritsar. He addressed the issues concerning managing the change process in the new business paradigm. He said that in today's business world, there is no other alternative before the corporate executives except to change themselves with the fast changing technology and environment. He addressed upon the need for flexibility to adapt and mould ourselves to face the tough competition. Dr. S. S. Bedi, Head, Deptt. of Humanities and Management, NIT Jalandhar, was the Guest of Honour in the Inaugural Session. In his address, Dr. Bedi emphasized the importance of such workshops and conferences for students and research scholars as they helped them to enlarge their vision.
Student delegates from different institutions across India presented their technical papers in different tracks such as "Application of IT in Industry, Mechatronics, Instrumentation & Controls, Automobile Engineering, Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering, Material & Testing, Nano Technology, Application of Computers in Industry and Marketing & Sales Management."
Earlier, welcoming the experts, research scholars and students, the Vice Chairman of Global Institutes, Dr. Akashdeep Singh said that Global Institutes will continue to organize such events in future for dissemination of knowledge amongst students.
Director, Dr. Arvind Bhardwaj said that this conference has provided a platform to the students from different parts of our country to share their knowledge and experience and supplement their learning process beyond classrooms to widen their horizons.