” Re-imagining is a Great Challenge” : Prof. Janat Shah

“Re-imagining is the biggest challenge of the present world and one needs to re-think about their strategies to sustain in this highly competitive world” said Prof. Janat Shah, Director – IIM, Udaipur. He shared his thoughts with the prospective students at the WiseViews Interactive Webinar Series conducted on June 18, 2021 by ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education on the topic “Role of Digital in reimagining Operations Supply Chain”. This was the 9th webinar of this series where well-known personalities from various quarters of the Industry share their experiences.

Prof. Shah observed that “We need to use the existing technological advancements such as augmented reality, 3D printing to good effect to get the desired results. “Being on the sidelines and playing the waiting game does not help in the current pandemic scenario”, he opined. He also advised the students to be aware of the fast paced digital revolution and the changes that are taking place on a daily basis. “There is no need to re-invent anything and if we can use the tried and tested technology that is already in place, we can taste success,” he added. He gave the example of stock trading firm Zerodha for simplifying the KYC and the stock trading process.

The webinar was moderated by Prof. R Prasad, Director – Academic Wing, ICFAI Group and Prof. Sudhakar Rao, Director – Branding, ICFAI Group.

About 250 participants including entrepreneurs, Research Scholars, prospective  students from various parts of the country registered in advance and participated in the event.

About Prof. Janat Shah: Prof. Janat Shah is the founding Director and Professor of Operations Management at IIM Udaipur which is  the youngest institution to achieve the AACSB accreditation. Prof. Shah has expertise of over 30 yrs  and author of ‘Supply Chain Management: Text and cases’, he is a leading authority in the fields of Supply Chain Management and Operations Strategy. His book has been used in MBA and executive MBA courses at IIM Bangalore as well as at numerous other business schools throughout India.  He has consulted with and been responsible for management education programs for executives in, a number of companies, including Aditya Birla group, BhartiAiratel, IBM, Infosys Ltd., Ingersoll Rand, Mahindra & Mahindra, Marico Industries,Tata Chemical, Tata Motors, Tata Teleservices, Yokogawa Blue Star.

About ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education:The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education is Deemed-to-be University under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956. ICFAI Business School (IBS) is a constituent of IFHE. About 5,800 students are pursuing various programs in the Faculty of Management (ICFAI Business School), Faculty of Science & Technology (IcfaiTech), Faculty of Law (ICFAI Law School) and ICFAI School of Architecture, NAAC, an autonomous institute of University Grants Commission has also accredited The University with ‘A+’ Grade with an impressive score (institutional CGPA) of 3.43 out of 4.

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