Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies (DSIMS) organized HR-O-SCOPE, the flagship conclave of Human Resources Department of DSIMS on 24th January 2018. This significant event witnessed the presence of highly privileged corporate leaders. The keynote speech was delivered by Mr. Rohit Wahi- Chief Executive Office & Country Head of FirstRand Bank Limited, India; followed by speeches from Mr. Srinivas Chidumalla- IT-Lead- South Asia with Syngenta; Ms. Rukmini Iyer- founder of Exult-a proprietary consulting firm and Director on the Board of Quantei South Asia Pvt. Ltd.; Dr. Pramod Solanki-owner of consulting firm called Performance Enablers.

The one-day event started with edifying speeches and panel discussion by the esteemed speakers and panelists. The theme for HR Conclave was “Leadership in the era of uncertainty”.

The students, faculty and the invitees gained industry insights about various industries from the dignitaries present and about the need for effective leadership in the era of uncertainty in VUCA world. Some of the key takeaway from the session was, how to lead during the time of crisis, how to motivate oneself and aspire others to solve complex business issues, how to strategically do succession planning, how to use ground intelligence to survive in the times of urgency, how to use resources strategically, develop a better understanding of internal and external customers and meet their demands etc.

As a precursor to HR-O-Scope 2018 DSIMS also organized a number of competitive events namely Assessment Centre and Pict-O-Quiz. These events witnessed participation of students from different B-Schools and colleges.

Through the corporate event “Emerging Leaders” HR-O-Scope 2018 has created industry-academia partnership by capturing the Leadership lessons of well-accomplished corporate leaders which resulted in the very first edition of DSIMS HR Magazine, Leadership Edge.

The event was supported by sponsors, with E-Gen (Ashish Creations) being the event sponsor for the conclave. The rest of the sponsors were Headsnminds, P.N Classes, HDFC Bank, Dessert Lounge, Airavat, Belgian Waffle, Golds Gym, Hashtag99, The Tuckbox, Newsaurchai, (social media partner) Hunger burst and NEI Times (print media partner).

The event came to a conclusion with the declaration of the prize winners for all the pre-conclave events that we had conducted.