An interactive seminar on Creative Dimensions in Learning was conducted on the 22nd of August, 2015 at VJIM, Hyderabad. The session had Mr. MS Rao, Director, RK Enterprises and CEO, MD, EMESAAR, a veteran in HR and Mr. S. Anand Reddy, current researcher in Acharya Nagarjuna university on the topic “Servant Leadership”.
Mr. Rao spoke about how human resource has changed after the LPG (Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization) arrived in the economy. Mr. Rao with his 40+ years’ experience in HR and a certified professional from Philip Crosby, USA; NITIE, Mumbai and DMA, New Delhi for his extensive counseling was the apt person to shed light on the Creative Dimensions involved in fostering a healthy environment for Organization Learning. He proceeded to brief the students on the core aspects of human resources like – recruitment and selection, organizational development intervention, grievance handling, training and development and industrial relations.
Mr. Rao also focused on the importance of innovation and how innovation becomes the driving force for any organization to succeed. He further added by telling us that innovation is only possible in those organizations that are ready to change.
The facilitator for the second half of the session was Mr. Anand Reddy who is also a certified learning and development manager from Middle Earth. He also received the MAPP (Managing Attitudes and Performance Potential) certification from Oscar Murphy Life Strategies Pvt. Ltd. He has over 10 years of experience in HR and training. Mr. Reddy has worked as a full time and a part time consultant with organizations like The Hindu, Xenus Information Technology, Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Scaling Up, Merit Track, Kartikeyan Institute of Technology, Pondichery Univarsity and is presently working with Hetero Drugs Ltd. as Manager of Human Resources and Learning and Development.
Mr. Reddy spoke to the students about the different ways in which the employees of generation X and generation Y need to be handled by the human resource department. His speech also stressed on the importance of training for any organization. Mr. Reddy emphasised on the point that it is necessary for the learning and development department to keep improving the employees of the organization. It is only through these trainings and engagement activities that new leaders are created; as a result of which employees tend to be more engaged and once that happens; the organizations would have more satisfied customers.
The session ended with both the facilitators clearing the doubts asked by the students.