HR-O-SCOPE is the annual HR Conclave which is conducted every year at Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies and Durgadevi Saraf Global School. The HR Conclave 2020-2021 is based on the theme “HR in a Disruptive Era” which talks about the changing role of HR in an evolving corporate world. The conclave was held on 27th February’2021. It was organized by the HR Department along with volunteers from PGDM & MMS through virtual mode i.e. Webinar.
The webinar started with “Saraswasti Vandana” as an ode to the goddess of learning, wisdom and music to start the event on a positive note. Followed by a glimpse of the theme, the previous HR conclaves as well as the behind the scenes of this virtual conclave. Dr. Sarika Jain (Conclave Convenor, HOD- HR Department) addressed the audience followed by the Director DSIMS Dr. Babu. The Keynote speaker for the conclave was Mr. Sudhanshu Misra (CHRO, Tata Coffee). Dr. Rahul Kamble (Assistant professor, IIM Kashipur) experienced in the area of OB and HR was the moderator of the panel discussion .Ms. Alka Mishra (Head FLP and CR at ICICI foundation); Mr. Unmesh Rai (Head-employer Branding, Piramal Enterprises Ltd); Ms. Harini Sreenivasan (Semco style Institute India, LLP) and Ms. Varshita Bangia (Associate Director, KPMG) were the esteemed panelists for the event.
HR PeerPrism initiative
As part of the Utkarsh Club we organized a forum HR peer prism where each group was given a topic on practical aspects of HR in line with the corporate world, for the same we were guided by our very own alumni’s of DSIMS who helped us in understanding the realistic aspects of corporates as well as made us HR prepped for the future. They were introduced through a short video. The following were the alumni who mentored us: Ms. Bhakti Doshi, (International HR Executive, CRISIL), Ms. Niyati Vora (Asst manager HRD, Anand Rathi Wealth Ltd), Ms. Khushbu Jain (Asst manager, Concentrix), Bhavin Mehtha (Asst. manager HR, Lenskart), Krupa Pandya (Asst. manager HR, UTI mutual funds) and Harshil Damani (Sr. specialist HR Learning & Development, Boston consulting group).
Felicitation of Winners
In accordance with HR conclave, two inter-collegiate events were organized. For the first event –“Detective Analyst” each group was assigned a Corporation to research and present on, which was followed by a Q&A session, we were judged by our own Alumni of DSIMS, Harshil Damani (Sr. Specialist HR L&D, Boston Consulting Group) and Ms Bhakti Doshi, (International HR Executive, CRISIL) who helped us in analysing the different aspects of the organization as well as the changing dynamics in the field of HR. The Winners of the event were Saloni Shah (DSIMS), Pooja Pal (DSIMS) and Runner ups were Shubhankar More (Thadomal Shahani Engineering college), Lakshay Arora (Christ University, Bangalore).
For the second event – “Off- the- Cuff” participants were divided into group of 2-3 and each team was allotted topics related to HR and were supposed to research and present within duration of 10 minutes. The winner of this competition were Mohd Ehsaan Danish & Harsha Maheshwari (University Business School, Chandigarh) and Runner ups were Sayan Bera, Ashutosh Mishra and Siddharth Malviya (Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi).