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16 Oct 2018|Gwalior | Amity University Madhya Pradesh

Amity University Madhya Pradesh organizes a National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Entrepreneurship, Business Management and Social Sciences” on 16th October, 2018

In the inaugural session that commenced at 11 AM, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Lt. Gen V.K. Sharma, AVSM (Retd.) gave the opening remarks and spoke on the new trends of entrepreneurship and business management. “Any business can only develop if we understand the actual need of the customer. New ideas will only flourish with a great team and hard work.”, he said. Mr. Sanjeev Roy, KeyExpert: Higher Education, European Union Public Diplomacy in India through Policy and Outreach Partnership was the Chief Guest who spoke aboutgl obalization of product and services and how a flavor of informationcommunication technology is the new recipe of entrepreneurs. Mr. Sudeep Gupta,Head: Business Development & Sales: CARS-24 was the Guest of Honor during the Inaugural Session. Mr. Gupta emphasizedand spoke on business innovation and transformational leadership. He also saidIntrapreneurship and Entrepreneurship both are welcome in today’s world. Healso shared his career graph and few cases of companies like Airbnb, Uber andCARS24.

Presentin the occasion were Prof. (Dr.) M.P. Kaushik, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Amity UniversityMadhya, Registrar, HOIs, HODs, Members of faculty and large body of students.

Around83 research papers were received, out of which after the proper scrutiny, only49 were selected to be the part of conference proceedings. The book ofproceedings was released by the dignitaries in the inaugural session.

Theinaugural session of the conference was followed by a technical session. Mrs.Sally Holkar of the Royal Holkar Family and CEO of Women Weave was the keynotespeaker. She spoke on Social Entrepreneurship and how today’s young generationshould move to villages and work for rural people of India. She also mentionedhow the business management students can contribute by doing proper marketingof products.

Parallelsessions were conducted in which research scholars presented their papers ondifferent areas of Entrepreneurship, management and social sciences. Mr.Sunil Srivastava, Guest of Honor, Senior HR Head, Britannia Industries, Mr.Santosh Pathak, Guest of Honor, DGM-HR, SRF Industries and Mr. Harendra Singh,Faculty, Amity Business School, AUMP Gwalior judged the scholars on the basisof content, conciseness and research ideas.

Prof.Aman Agrawal, Director, Indian Institute of Finance and Mrs. Sally Holkar, CEO:Women Weave was the Guest of Honor in the valedictory session of theconference. In his keynote address Prof. Agrawal spoke about importance of activelearning, field based learning and team learning. He also mentioned how theentire outlook of Indian GDP has become very optimistic under the presentgovernment and this is the new India we are looking at.

The followingwere the major conclusions of the conference:-

Allentrepreneurship must result in product improvement, cost reduction,simplification/automation of procedures, and reduction in time delays, problemsolving and reaching new customers.

Factorslike social media, new media and digitalization could well influence business management and social sciences.

As far as Social Sciences are concerned, it is important for young India to move to rural places and work hard to improve the lives of people. Social Entrepreneurship is the need of the hour and must be encouraged in colleges.

The conference concluded with vote of thanks by Prof. (Dr.) Anil Vashisht,Director, Amity Business School and the Organizing Secretary of the conference.

The feedback on conference received was very encouraging and positive. The participants attending the conference were very happy about the deliberations and absorbed all the innovative ideas shared during the conference. Overall, the conference was a grand success as its outcome reflected very creative and innovative ideas in business management and social sciences.