IIM Jammu’s Roundtable 1.0: Industry Academia Meet at New Delhi-Shaping the Future of Management Education

IIM Jammu’s Roundtable 1.0: Industry Academia Meet at New Delhi-Shaping the Future of Management Education

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu organized a Roundtable 1.0 (Industry  Academia Meet) at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The event brought together an esteemed group of attendees,  including senior leaders from academia and industry, to discuss strategic initiatives and foster collaborative partnerships. 

The Roundtable 1.0 (Industry Academia Meet) was graced by the presence of Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu,  who led the proceedings with his insightful perspectives on the future of management education and industry-academia  collaboration. Other notable attendees from IIM Jammu included Prof. Jabir Ali, Dean Academics; Dr. Baljeet Singh,  Chairperson Placements; Dr. Atanu Dutta, Placement Officer; and the Placement Committee, IIM Jammu. The  Roundtable 1.0 (Industry Academia Meet) consisted of two topics of discussion: "Exploring Industry’s Expectations from  a B-School" and "Discussing Avenues of Collaboration Between Industry and Academia." Each topic had dedicated panel  moderators to guide the discussions. 

The Roundtable 1.0 (Industry Academia Meet) saw participation from top-notch industry leaders of conglomerates,  facilitating meaningful dialogues and networking opportunities. The discussions covered a wide range of topics, including  the latest trends in human resource management, the evolving role of technology in business operations, and strategies  for enhancing employability among management graduates. 

Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu mentioned, "This Roundtable 1.0 (Industry Academia Meet) marks a significant  milestone in our ongoing efforts to strengthen the ties between academia and industry. The insights shared today will  undoubtedly help us refine our curriculum and better prepare our students for the dynamic business environment." 

Prof. Jabir Ali, Dean Academics, IIM Jammu, highlighted the significance of the event, saying, "This Roundtable 1.0  (Industry Academia Meet) has provided an excellent platform for exchanging ideas and best practices. Our commitment  to aligning our academic programs with industry needs is reinforced by the active participation of industry leaders today." 

Dr. Baljeet Singh, Chairperson Placements, IIM Jammu, added, "Engaging directly with industry leaders through events  like the Roundtable 1.0 (Industry Academia Meet is crucial for understanding the evolving expectations of the corporate  world. These interactions help us tailor our placement strategies and ensure our students are well-prepared to meet  industry demands." 

Roundtable 1.0 (Industry Academia Meet) concluded on a high note, with participants expressing their appreciation for  the platform provided by IIM Jammu to engage in productive discussions. The event underscored the institute's  commitment to excellence and its proactive approach to integrating academic rigor with industry relevance.