SCMS Humane 21, an International Conference on Cultural Diversity and Inclusion to draw big names, adds to the appeal for participants

20 Jan

SCMS Cochin is gearing up to host an International Conference on “Cultural Diversity and Inclusion” (ICCD 2014).  To be held on the sprawling campus of the institute on 14-15th Feb 2014, SCMS Humane 21 promises to be an event to remember. It will bring together industry practitioners, researchers and academicians involved in the field of Human resources, and offer them a platform to share their expertise.

Humane is the forum for PGDM students from SCMS Cochin who are specializing in Human Resources. The forum has been hosting these well-received conclaves year after year, and this International Seminar is the next in hand. Clearly, expectations are high from the seminar that will focus on Cultural Diversity and Inclusion pertaining to Human resources. That’s what makes it one of the most eagerly awaited events of the year.

The seminar has huge relevance for today’s organizations all over the world. Human resource management in these companies is multifaceted and that has its own demands on the professional execution. These are just some of the challenges that are faced by HR in companies today and finding solutions for them is one of the aims of this seminar.

In fact, by bringing the brightest and seasoned minds in the field, the two-day seminar strives to disseminate knowledge on trends in HR. Participants will thus have an opportunity to gain from the experiences of these professionals in the field. They will be equipped with the acumen to take on the challenges they are likely to face in their chosen area on specialization. Thus the seminar is in sync with the institute’s goal of creating exciting learning opportunities for students where they benefit from exposure to the industry.

The organizing committee that comprises of Chief Patron, Dr. G.P.C. Nayar, Chairman, SCMS Group of Institutions, Cochin, Kerala and Convenor Dr. V. Raman Nair, Director – SCMS Cochin School of Business have left no stone unturned to ensure that the seminar is a huge success. The conference has been carefully designed for researchers, academicians and industry professionals who can also pre-send their analysis and will be offered a platform to discuss their findings.

There is a lot to look forward to at the conference, including the papers that have been called for. Papers based on Empirical Analysis, Literature Review, Background Note, Works in Progress and Case Studies on several relevant themes have been invited. The findings from these papers will only add to the enriching experience participants are bound to have at the event.

There’s an added incentive for those who send in their papers because after peer review, they will be published in a special edition of the SCMS Journal of Indian Management, a quarterly international research journal. There’s also a jury that includes renowned names from the industry and academia, and they will be judging the papers. The outstanding paper chosen by the jury will receive a cash award at the conference.

The marquee list of guests who will be speaking at the seminar will be a big attraction for the participants. And they are in for a special treat because names like Lt. Pradeep Nambiar, Drector, People & Organization for Middle East and Nort Africa Region, Mr. Kashi Vishwanath K., Director, Group Human Resource, IKYA, Mr. Praveen Kamath, Global Head Talent Transformation, Wipro BPO, Mr. Rajesh Nair, Director, Ernst & Young, Mr. Jayan P., Head Human Resources, IBS Software Solution, and many more will make their present felt during the conference. Clearly, here is an event that anyone who has anything to do with Human Resources won’t want to miss.

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