Monday, November 30, 2009

November 2009 appointments

November 2009
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Sun 1 - *N. K. Subramaniyam – 7.30 am
2 -
3 -
4 - *Andrew Harding – 5.15 pm; *CIMA Panel discussion – 7 pm
5 - *MSE-NSE Event - 10 am; *Loyola College-NSE Event - 11 am; *Karuna Karan - 1 pm
6 -
7 - *Knowledge Xchange - 11 am
Sun 8 -
9 -
10 - Leave Chennai (evening)
11 - *SWIFT Business Forum
12 – Leave Mumbai (morning)
13 – *Vineet Jain - 1 pm; *Sramana Mitra – 6.15 pm
14 -
Sun 15 - *Arivukkalanjiyam Award 2009 - 10 am
16 - *T. N. Manoharan - 9.30 pm
17 - *H. W. Park - 11.30 am
18 - *Murali Ramalingam, Vivek Khemani - 1 pm; *Naren Nachiappan - 4 pm
19 - *Sunanda Das - 1 pm; Murali Sivaraman - 2 pm (?); *Freemasons Press briefing - 7.30 pm
20 - Rana Daggubati - 7.30 am (?); *Pradeep Chandrasekaran - 10 am; *Nirvikar Singh - 2 pm; *Priya Bhansali, S. Rajeshwari - 4.30 pm; *Sage-MSE Lecture, 2009 - 6.30 pm
21 - Rama Samy Ramsubu, Kaviraj - 7.30 am (?)
Sun 22 -
23 -
24 - *Suzanne L. Duncan - 6.30 pm (P)
25 - *T. N. Pandey - 3.15 pm; *Pankaj Pandit, Aniruddh Sankaran, Neeraj Jain, A. L. Kapur (P) - 5-8 pm
26 - Govindrajan S - 7.30 am; Courtyard Marriott - 7 pm
27 - Southern Institute of Art and Design - 7.30 am; TiECON
28 -
Sun 29 -TEDx
30 -
(* means 'met/spoke'; $$ Awaiting confirmation; P - Phone; ? Didn't happen)

Friday, November 27, 2009

Southern Institute of Art and Design

Southern Institute of Art and Design, Muttukadu, Kanchipuram Dist (http://www.siad.in/)
November 27, 2009, 7.30 am Topics
Southern Institute of Art and Design



Thursday, November 26, 2009

Govindrajan S

Govindrajan S, Senior Project Manager/Consultant, Thoughtworks, Chennai (govermusings.wordpress.com)
November 26, 2009, 7.30 am (Nag) Topics


Wednesday, November 25, 2009

T. N. Pandey

T. N. Pandey
November 25, 2009, 3.15 pm Topics


Saturday, November 21, 2009

Rama Samy Ramsubu, Kaviraj

Rama Samy Ramsubu, Founder, findnearyou.com, and Kaviraj, Founder, areapal.com
November 21, 2009, 7.30 am (Nag) (?) (waited for 10 mts and left - poor coordination by Perfect Relations)

Friday, November 20, 2009

Sage-MSE Lecture, 2009

Sage-MSE Lecture, 2009 (MSE)
November 20, 2009, 6.30 pm Topics
Invite-Sage MSE Lecture

Priya Bhansali, S. Rajeshwari

Priya Bhansali, S. Rajeshwari, CAs
November 20, 2009, 4.30 pm Topics

Nirvikar Singh

Nirvikar Singh, Professor of Economics, Director, Business Management Economics, Dept of Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz, US
November 20, 2009, 2 pm Topics


Pradeep Chandrasekaran

Pradeep Chandrasekaran, Chief Portfolio Strategist, Muthoot Securities Ltd, Kochi (http://www.muthootsecurities.com/)
November 20, 2009, 10 am Topics


Thursday, November 19, 2009

Freemasons Press briefing

Freemasons Press briefing (Taj Conn)
November 19, 2009, 7.30 pm Topics
Freemasons Press Invite
Freemasons Press briefing

Murali Sivaraman

Murali Sivaraman, CEO, Philips
November 19, 2009, 2 pm (?)

Sunanda Das

Sunanda Das, Managing Director, Cable&Wireless India
November 19, 2009, 1 pm Topics


Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Naren Nachiappan

Naren Nachiappan, MD India, Jivox (http://www.jivox.co.in/)
November 18, 2009, 4 pm
Naren Nachiappan - Topics of videos


Murali Ramalingam, Vivek Khemani

Murali Ramalingam, Chief Executive Officer and Vivek Khemani, Head - Strategy and Finance, ConnectM, a Sasken - IDG Venture company
November 18, 2009, 1 pm
Murali Ramalingam, Vivek Khemani - Topics of video...





Tuesday, November 17, 2009

H. W. Park

H. W. Park, MD & CEO, HMIL (Taj Conn)
November 17, 2009, 11.30 am
H. W. Park - Topics of videos
Hyundai - Topics of videos


Sunday, November 15, 2009

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Vineet Jain - YouTube links

Vineet Jain

 

1)      Service delivery, the topmost criterion of performance

2)      Rapid Action Car Emergency or RACE -- the story

3)      Vehicles for environmental care

4)      Value proposition for auto manufacturers

5)      Scope for service offerings in other areas

6)      Impact of slowdown on the vehicles market

7)      Roadside assistance, as a service, is not recognised

8)      Are manufacturers sensitive to the need for roadside assistance

9)      Car maintenance and usage patterns across the country

10)  Top 4 complaints that we attend to

Involving insurance agents in the business development

Friday, November 13, 2009

Shradha Sharma

Shradha Sharma, Founder, YourStory.in
November 13, 2009, 6.15 pm (CII interaction with Sramana Mitra in telepresence)

Vineet Jain

Vineet Jain, MD, RACE
November 13, 2009, 1 pm Topics


Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Knowledge Xchange - YouTube links

Knowledge Xchange


1)      Capacity creation by the Government (Basu)

2)      On the progress in the league tables (Christie)

3)      Excellence and ethics are aimed for (Christie)

4)      Corporate training programmes (Christie)

5)      Need to learn languages other than English (Christie)

6)      Discrimination against private sector should end (CSV)

7)      Difference in fee (CSV)

8)      Predominance of private sector in management education (CSV)

9)      Are MBAs getting the right jobs (CSV)

10)  Protest vs Proposal mode (CSV)

11)  Foreign competition in education (CSV)

12)  Example of Yale University (CSV)

13)  When did problems start for business schools (CSV)

14)  Section 25 entities should be allowed to set up schools (CSV)

15)  Many hostels are like slums (CSV)

16)  Accreditation should not be made compulsory -- Example of ISO dilution (CSV)

17)  Concluding remarks (CSV)

18)  Opening comments (NRM)

19)  Only problem is faculty (NRM)

20)  Competent teachers are key (NRM)

21)  Experience in National Law School, Bangalore (NRM)

22)  Demand is ten times that of graduates passing out of 14 law schools (NRM)

23)  IITs starting law schools (NRM)

24)  Origins of National Law School (NRM)

25)  Started in a temporary shed with a promised grant of Rs 50 lakh (NRM)

26)  We spent six months dreaming (NRM)

27)  Transformed legal education to justice education (NRM)

28)  Fee was set at Rs 2500, compared to Rs 40 for LLB in Delhi University (NRM)

29)  Exciting teaching (NRM)

30)  Introduced trimester system to teach 60 subjects, instead of 29 subjects as prescribed by Bar Council (NRM)

31)  Legal clinics, simulation in the school (NRM)

32)  Four lessons from the law school experience (NRM)

33)  Moderator's observations (Narayanan)

34)  Opening remarks (Chandy)

35)  Case study 1 (Chandy)

36)  Case study 2 (Chandy)

37)  Degrees vs Skills (Chandy)

38)  Corporatisation of healthcare (Chandy)

39)  Skew that statistics reveal (Chandy)

40)  Most of technology does not work all the time for the common people (Chandy)

41)  Academic medicine is changing (Chandy)

42)  CMC model (Chandy)

43)  Common issues in different streams of education (Narayanan)

44)  Committed teachers and autonomy required (Narayanan)

45)  Recruitment, remuneration of teachers (NRM)

46)  Minimum needs of teachers should be looked after (NRM)

47)  Family medicine (Chandy)

 

Monday, November 9, 2009

Dinesh Victor - YouTube links

Dinesh Victor


1)      Dinesh on starting as entrepreneur

2)      Business model

3)      Role of the background

4)      Memorable experience as entrepreneur

5)      Product differentiation

6)      Toughest issues

7)      Dealing with the issues

8)      Changes foreseen

9)      Creating change in the marketplace

10)  Staying connected with customers

11)  What customers value the most

12)  Financial performane metric in focus

13)  Organisational values

14)  Entrepreneurial spirit

15)  Strategic direction and innovation

16)  Corporate values and social responsibility

17)  Financial performance

18)  Education is not on the public agenda

 

Viinod Nair - YouTube links

Viinod Nair


1)      On visual thought

2)      On required qualities

3)      On Getty video

4)      On visuals for business

5)      On Getty in movies

6)      On combatting piracy

 

S. Chandrasekaran - YouTube links

S. Chandrasekaran


1)      On independent directors

2)      On insider trading

3)      On options before fresh CS

4)      On threshold

 

Suryanarayanan Balasubramanian - YouTube links

Suryanarayanan Balasubramanian


1)      On Scrum

2)      On the first year at Gaea

3)      On BlueMarble

4)      On logistics

Shyam Kambeyanda - YouTube links

Shyam Kambeyanda


1)      On corporate pride

2)      On UPS

3)      On acquisitions

4)      On EBS

5)      On talent

6)      On what he looks for in a new recruit

SWIFT Business Forum

SWIFT Business Forum
November 11, 2009, 9 am to 5 pm (ITC Maratha, Mumbai) Topics


R. Bupathy - YouTube links

R. Bupathy

 

1)      Top thoughts

2)      Certainty is the issue of concern in international taxation

3)      Observations about the Vodafone case

4)      Aggressive postures by taxpayers

5)      Practical difficulties that charitable trusts face

6)      Views about the Direct Taxes Code Bill

7)      No clarity in the Code about the word branch

8)      The Code's language is simple, but it may be litigation-prone

9)      National Tax Tribunal as a measure to cope with tax litigation

10)  Large Taxpayers Unit can do better

11)  Fair value concern to be addressed to facilitate IFRS transition

12)  Benefits of moving towards IFRS

13)  Consolidation in the accounting profession

14)  Amendment to LLP regime can help the profession to scale

15)  Accounting service is becoming a commodity, and it is inevitable

16)  Consulting service offered by chartered accountants

17)  Worrying trend of dwindling numbers of chartered accountants entering practice

18)  Joining a firm vs starting a firm afresh

19)  Peer pressure, a factor behind dropping out of practice

20)  Succession planning by CA firms

21)  People in profession should not actively engage in stock market

22)  Promise of SME growth

23)  Commitment to work, one most valuable work lesson

24)  Learning can be made enjoyable

25)  Are CA firms playing the role of mentoring for the articled clerks

26)  A few techniques employed within the firm, to promote learning among apprentices

27)  On the ICAI's announcement that there will be no choice in exams

28)  Taking the exam without due preparation, a common mistake that students commit

29)  Tips for CA students on how to study taxation and other subjects

 

Sunday, November 8, 2009

SHRM India - MTHR Global - YouTube links

SHRM India - MTHR Global

 

1)      Greater role for HR today

2)      What is employee engagement all about

3)      Younger employees consider the long term picture

4)      Promoting women leaders

5)      Challenging phase for HR professionals in aviation industry

6)      Impact of IT industry on the labour market

7)      Preparation of the fire walking track-1

8)      Preparation of the fire walking track-2

9)      Fire walking begins

10)  Quick walk amidst flames