Keeping its promise the HumanOurce was back in GHS-IMR campus this year as ‘HumanOurce-2015’. This year’s theme was-Proactive HR for sustainable development, with the objectivesto attain excellence by developing and inspiring the true potential of human capital and work together for growth, innovation and enrichment.
The inaugural session began with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by all the dignitaries. In his welcome speech, Dr. (Prof.) Rakesh Premi, Director, said that a proactive approach we could look in to the future and drive benefits from there. Time is a witness that organizations which could anticipate the prospect could only turn the table. In the current scenario for boosting the eagerly awaited industrial growth summit theme is very relevant and will give the needed directionality shaping the HR Strategy for the organizations.
The program began with the Plenary Session-I on “Skill Gaps in Industry and Academia-Employability Skills Assessment and Enhancement” by Mr. K. Lalit, G.M.-HR, Tata Motors. He quoted withexamples how organizations plan their HR requirements and Tata’s method of skill identification. Cognitive skills, domain skills and basic skills are the three types of skills employer are looking.The most sought after skills are workplace integration, extroversion, emotional stabilityand learning attitude.
The Plenary Session-II titled “Business HR-Next Agenda for Competitiveness” saw Mr. Hitendra Singh, AGM-HR, Idea Cellular Ltd., putting forward his point. He suggested that HR holds the key to success in overcoming major challenges faced by executives. He told, in a multi-generational, diverse workplace, with rapidly evolving technology HR has to make a transformational change. HR professional have to see how are they contributing to the balance scorecard of their company and bring in competitive advantage.
The students of GHSIMR captured the attention of the audience by performing the skit on “How to deal with situations”. Prasarsh, Mubashshir, Prabhanshu, Rakshika, Izhar, Asim, Aryan, Jai and Gaurav aptly enacted the various HR issues which managers face during their working.
The post lunch session started with the Panel Discussion on topic Pro Active HR Strategies for Developing Human Capital. The session was moderated by Mr. R. P. Tomar, GM-HR, J.K. Cement Ltd., and the panel experts who participated in the session were Mrs. Vijaita Chaudhary, Team Leader-Pyramaid IT Consulting, Mr. SumitJhingan, AGM-HR, Superhouse Ltd and Mrs. Suprabha Dubey, Director, Administration and HR, R.K. Devi Memorial Hospital. The discussion started with diversity in workplace, its challenges, and the means to manage the challenges proactively so that the human wealth, the assets to the company, is groomed, retained and enhanced. They also discussed how HR has witnessed paradigm shift from maintaining compliance to building organizational capability. Such transformational role, according to them, demands the expertise and an eye on future. The issues which were highlight of the discussion were Next Gen Recruitment ( NSR- National Skill Registry), Social Media, leveraging human talent and matching the organizational and individual competencies.
The second skit performed by students Khushi, Prabhanshu, Suraj, Jai, Izhar, Asim, Sunidhi and Rakshika was a salute to the work performed by the HR professionals. It gathered great applauds from the audience.
Dr. Monika Srivastava, Chairperson, HumanOurce-2015 summarised the day long proceedings under valedictory session. She informed that 30 industry personnel, 40 academicians, and over 200 future managers assembled at the institute to make the event successful. She concluded the day with vote of thanks to all with a special mention to the program anchor Kritika and Aryan and student coordinators-Isha, Lalit and Sahiba. The stage was then set for the next HR Summit ‘HumanOurce-2016’with the announcement of date being Saturday 10th September 2016 and theme being ‘Continuous and Collaborative Learning’.