Friday, August 31, 2012

Management Student: Lead Activity - Quiz Wiz Winners

All the aspiring professionals were waiting for 31st August 2012, as the day was decided to give the title of the Ultimate Wizard to 1 team among 8 that had participated in the “Quiz Wiz” Contest organized by the INLEAD’s Student Affairs Team. The atmosphere of the room was full of anticipation as the excitement level grew with the level of questions getting tougher and tougher with each round. All the eight teams tackled the hard-hitting questions well which were being thrown to them by Ms. Khushboo Singh. It should be added that the audience also played a major contributing factor in making the entire activity a huge success as the questions that were not being answered were turned to them and the answers were flowing from across all the corners. The event came to a successful end as students received their prizes and certificates from Mr. RC Gupta, Executive Director at INLEAD

Bravo to all the Winners:
  • Nipun Gupta and Abhishek Biswas – Winners
  • Mohd. Sarfaraz and Ritesh Chowdhury - 1st Runner Up
  • Kamlesh Sethi and Princy Pahuja – 2nd Runner up

Token of Appreciation for the rest of the Participants:
Amit Papreja and Gursimran Chawla; Prerna Chowdhaury and Monika Bhardwaj; Mohit Manahas and Ankit Verma; Manmeet Grover and Sushil Pandit; Tania and Dipanshu. 

The event could not have been successful without the tireless efforts of the organizing committee; all have been awarded the Leadership excellence Certificate.
  • Host of the Event – Aakriti Todi and N.Sivaraman Nagaraju
  • Backstage Coordination – Tanvi Gupta, Charchit Juneja, Varun Tyagi and Ajay Singh
  • Technical’s and Scoreboard Handling – Akshay Bhatia and Saveen Kumar

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Management Student: GET Ready for Quiz Wiz INLEADers

The campus is buzzing with excitement - the encyclopedias are drawn, the newspapers lay crumbled after multiple readings and trivia and riddles have replaced jokes in the Inbox. INLEAD Quiz Wiz is here and has created an atmosphere of anticipation. With the Screening and preliminary rounds already done with – it’s time for the GRAND FINALE – scheduled this Friday (31st August, 2012).
The first round witnessed an enthusiastic participation of over 70 aspiring wizards and now it’s down to the final 16. Divided into 8 teams, the finals will witness them trying to outsmart each other and be the official Wizard of INLEAD.
How will it unfold??
The action starts at 12:00 Noon in Corvus and R&R room. The teams shall endure 5 rounds of Questions, with categories being: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Sports, Entertainment and English Proficiency. The top 2 teams will move onto the final round that will test them on industry knowledge and will decide the Winner.
Best Wishes to the participating teams.

Facility Management: An Overview to Facilities Management (Mr. Aneesh Kadyan)

INLEAD conducted an Industry Expert Session on 29th August 2012 for its CAFM and HOM students of Jan and July 2012 batches. The session was conducted by Mr. Aneesh Kadyan, Director Operations – CBRE. He has over half a decade of experience in Facilities Industry and has over a decade of experience in the submarine arm of Indian Navy. Mr. Kadyan began the session by sharing the growth story of India’s Facility Industry as the Infrastructure sector is booming with modernization of offices happening across PAN India. The session helped students to know more facts about the industry and the huge amounts of investments that are coming in the next five years as it will be a contributing growth factor for the industry and the individuals as well.

Mr. Kadyan presentation effectively explained the FM services that the professionals have to manage, sectors that are using these services and career opportunities available for young professionals. In a nutshell Mr. Kadyan explained the entire lifecycle of a FM professional and if one is passionate about their work then infinite growth opportunities are available. The session ended with a round of question and Answers as fresher’s are excited to know more about the industry and the experienced professionals were brushing up their skill set as they shall be going for the interviews in the next one and a half month.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Hospital Management: Industry Expert Session (Dr. Gaurav Aggarwal)

INLEAD conducted an Industry Expert Session on 17th August 2012 for its Healthcare Administration students of July’12 batch. Topic of the session was “Distinctionbetween a Hospital and an Industrial Organization. The session was conducted by Dr. Gaurav Aggarwal, Director – Pushpanjali Crosslay Hospitals. Dr. Aggarwal has completed his MBBS from JSS Medical College, Mysore and has finished his MD in Internal Medicine from Sri Ramchandra Medical College, Chennai. Dr. Aggarwal is at present the director of Pushpanjali Crosslay Hospital and prior to that he had worked with Clinical Diagnostic Centre and Pushpanjali Medical Centre (Heart and Trauma Hospital) as Medical Director.

Dr. Aggarwal explained the entire journey from “Admission to Discharge” in a current hospital setting in a very comprehensive manner. He touched upon all the major areas of a hospital like Clinical Services, Administration, Maintenance & Engineering, Dietary and Biomedical Waste Management. He elaborated on the interdependence of each department and the multiple line of authority in a healthcare organization. He specified that the majority of the work is of an emergency and non deferrable nature and the volume of work is variable and diverse. Dr Aggarwal’s presentation was coupled with day to day practical examples which helped students understand the issues and challenges faced by a hospital administrator. 

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Hospital management program: Industry Orientation and Corporate Expectation – Mr. Gaurav Khurana

INLEAD conducted an Industry Expert Session for its HCA students of July’12 batch on 1st August 2012. The session was conducted by Mr. Gaurav Khurana, Regional Head – Operations, Fortis Hospital. Mr. Khurana has over a decade of experience in Hospital and Healthcare Administration. He has started his career as a marketing executive and later on built his career in the administration department by working in some of the renowned hospitals across Pan India. He has worked with organizations like Rajiv Gandhi memorial Hospital, Apollo Hospitals, Max Healthcare, Care Hospitals and Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital.    
The session was extremely useful for the students of July’12 batch as it was their first ever interaction with an industry expert. The session helped students to understand more about the Healthcare Industry and the expectations that the corporate has from these budding Healthcare professionals. Mr. Gaurav shared facts and figures with the students about the Industrial growth and its future prospects as well. He also talked on Medical Tourism as it has been a major factor for the growth of this Industry. According to Mr. Khurana the biggest driver for growth in healthcare tourism is the differentiation in medical expenses, when compared to the western countries.

In terms of corporate expectations, Mr. Khurana briefly explained the students that what a recruiter looks into an individual. According to him professionals should focus on the grooming standards (apart from the knowledge) that an industry follows as it plays an important factor. Also one should have clarity in their thought process about their Strong Points, because a recruiter looks into an individual’s uniqueness while determining the finest candidate among the thousands that may have come up for the interviews. The session was quite interactive as it helped students to understand the insights of the healthcare industry and the various job profiles that they can look up to in their career phase as a Healthcare Administrator.  

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