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Post Graduate Program for Executives (Managing Business in Emerging Economies) - PGPEx (MBEE)

PGPEx Annual Events

LEAD - An Initiative to Interact with Industry Stalwarts 

Mr. Prabir Jha

Mr. Prabir Jha (Founder & CEO, Prabir Jha People Advisory Ex-President & Global Chief People Officer, Cipla Limited)
Spoke about human capital, new age leadership and what will determine the relevance of organisations in future.

Mr. Ajit Gupta

Mr. Ajit Gupta (Enterprise Controller Microsoft India)
Spoke about Industry 4.0, Digital transformation in Finance & Management and various facets of digitization in business ranging from HR to Supply Chain Management.

Mr. Nishant Govil

Mr. Nishant Govil (Managing Director BlackRock)
Spoke about the role of technology and artificial intelligence in finance

Ms. Lakshmi Iyer

Ms. Lakshmi Iyer (CIO - Fixed Income & Head-Products Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company )
Spoke about portfolio management, bonds, and mutual funds and also shared her experience and career growth journey

LEAD is one of the flagship events of PGP Executive (Managing Business in Emerging Economies) program at IIM Shillong. The leadership lecture series kicked off in the year 2013 with the vision of connecting Industry experts with the academia and students of IIM Shillong and to promote a mutual dialogue. As promised, till date LEAD has witnessed over twenty eminent guests from various industries and has become an enriching platform for the students of IIM Shillong to learn from the experiences of all these leaders.

At LEAD, IIM Shillong invites eminent personalities from various industries and aspire to create a strong networking platform between industry stalwarts and future leaders. Each speaker is encouraged to share his/her insights and experiences in his/her area of expertise and this session is followed by a round of discussion between the participants and the speaker.

Guest Lectures in China

Dr. Srinivas Yanamandra
Chief Compliance Officer
New Development Bank, Shanghai, China 

In a 2 days weekend lecture at Fudan School of Management, Shanghai, Dr Srinivas touched upon a range of topics including Artificial Intelligence, Fintech, Block-Chain & AI superpowers and discussed about their current and future impact on business and day to day lives of the individuals.

Dr Srinivas session GPEx 2018
Johnson and Johnson PGPex 2018

Ms. Debbie Zhang
Manager Johnson & Johnson,
Suzhou, China

Ms. Zhang spoke about the general perceptions that people have before coming to China and the actual reality. She also reflected upon and shared her journey at Johnson & Johnson, the product lines, and also engaged the participants through group activities and brain storming sessions..

Aujasya – The Business Conclave

The Business Conclave - “Aujasya”, an initiative of IIM Shillong PGPEx, is a platform to bring Industry Experts, Change Evangelists, Entrepreneurs and Thought Leaders together to engage in meaningful discussions on vivid aspects of the ongoing bilateral business relations and reflect their strategic insights to overcome the barriers.

“Aujasya” aims to provide a vantage point for the stalwarts of the Sino-Indian business realm to ideate strategic action plans and to augment the PGPEx participants to be the future vanguards.

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PGPEX Alumni Meet

Alumni Meet 2019