GUEST LECTURE BY MR. MUKESH GUPTA
A guest lecture by Mr. Mukesh Kumar Gupta, Principal Consultant, Infosys was arranged for the HR batch of 2017-19 on 7th July, 2018. With 20 years of rich experience in the corporate world, Mr. Gupta spoke at length about Turnaround Management and various strategies that an organization can employ to counter the same. Mr. Gupta also elaborated on the roles of various functions in execution of these strategies.
Mr. Gupta elucidated the importance of core competencies of an organization and the strategies employed by various market disrupters such Patanjali and Jio. He also cited the business model of the steel baron Mr. Laxmi Mittal as an exemplary one and urged the students to emulate similar strategies once they entered the business world. He also explained the various phases in the life cycle of an organization and the corresponding challenges of each phase.
The 3 hour session proved to be a highly interactive one as the students clarified their doubts regarding the role of HR at the strategy table of an organization and the looming challenges in the field.