Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Feb 21:
The 7th National Management Convention on “The Dynamics of the Education to Employment Journey: Opportunities and Challenges”, began at the KIIT University here today.
The objective of the two-day convention, being organised by the KIIT School of Management (KSOM), is to focus on research in various fields of management to create new insight and knowledge and capture the practical challenges and emerging opportunities in bridging this seemingly large gap between education and employment, through research papers, case studies, white papers, and conceptual studies.
Dr Achyuta Samanta, founder, KIIT and KISS, welcomed the eminent invitees, delegates, guests, faculty and students, while the dean Dr Ashok Sar, introduced the theme of the convention to the audience.
Shobha Mishra Ghosh, senior director, Education, FICCI and Debabrat Mishra, Director, Hay Group, India delivered the keynote address.
Among others, vice chancellor, KIIT University, Prof PP Mathur, director, KSOM, Prof Anil Bajpai and registrar, KIIT University, Dr Sasmita Samanta, addressed the gathering.
The convention saw large participation from the academia and the corporate from across the country.
More than 60 selected papers on sub-themes such as “Challenges faced by Educators in Management Education/Technical Education/Life Sciences”, “Challenges faced by employers in manufacturing and services”, “Developing viable talent management models in educational institutions” and “Redefining the Education to Employment Journey: Voices of the Youth/Students” were presented at the Convention.