LIBA regularly organizes various conferences in order to get the students involved in serious discussion and analysis of critical issues of current relevance to the corporate world. They also get an opportunity to interact with prominent corporate leaders and eminent academicians. The conferences engage young talent to confront challenges innate to their personal development and professional career. Initiated and organized by the students themselves, these conferences constitute the most resourceful means of acquiring managerial experience and expertise outside the academic curricula.
Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) has been organizing various programs and activities to promote business ethics and good corporate governance among its stakeholders, particularly the students.
One such program is the annual Business Ethics Conference (BEACON) which we have been organizing since 2007.
From 2007, BEACON has been deliberating on various issues including inclusive growth and sustainability in all spheres of management.
BEACON 2016 the eleventh edition of LIBA’S – Business Ethics Conference focused on the Theme – Leadership and Ethics for the Emerging Future.
Some significant Beacon 2016 themes:
- Impact of Ethics and Governance in shaping Employee attitude and behaviour
- A need to rethink Talent Management? – Issues and Challenges
- The role, significance and need for “Spiritual Quotient” in Organisations
- Employer attractiveness through CSR
- Leadership in the context of Ethics and Governance- Are we there?
- Ethics, Leadership and Business Results – Is there congruence and can there be?
- Developing value-based Leaders? Challenges and Prospects
- Leadership for creating a work culture centred on Freedom, Responsibility and Excellence
THE SPEAKERS AT BEACON 2016
CHIEF GUEST – Padma Bhushan Dr. Mrityunjay Athreya, Ph.D. (Harvard)
GUEST of HONOUR – Honorable Minister Mr. K Pandiarajan
Minister for School Education, Sports and Youth Welfare,
Government of Tamil Nadu.
Mr. Sujith Kumar – Session Chair
HR Business Leader, Infosys Ltd &
Honorary President, NHRDN, Chennai Chapter
Mr. Judhajit Das
Chief – Human Resources
ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd.
Ms. Uma Rao
Vice President -Human Resources Ashok Leyland Ltd
Mr. Prabhakar Lingareddy
Vice President – Human Resources
(Agri-business Division) ITC – Agri Foods
Ms. Gangapriya Chakraverti
Director – Human Resources
Ford Motor Company-Global Business Service
Mr. S. Venkatesh – Session Chair
President-Group HR & Management Board Member, RPG
Mr. Roy Joseph
VP – HR, MRF Tyres
Mr. Shyam C Raman
Executive Vice President – Group HR Murugappa Group
Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) has been organizing various conferences, seminars, programs and activities of which engages the minds of young managers in reflection on current issues, challenges and opportunities in, retails marketing, future ofbanking in India and in the “creative chaos” oftoday’s business world. One such program is the INSIGHT which we have been organizing since 2006. INSIGHT’17 will be held on March 11, 2017 (Saturday) at The Raintree, Anna Salai, Chennai on the Theme – Startups in India Challenges and Opportunities.
The topics focused on at INSIGHT include INSIGHT – 2006, focused on the theme “What is Change and How to Manage it?” INSIGHT 2007 deliberated on the theme “Changing Scenario”, INSIGHT 2008 Management in Challenging Times, INSIGHT 2009 Riding the new wave: Emergence of new Business Models, INSIGHT 2010 NH 2050 to the TOP: Runway Powered by Innovation, INSIGHT 2011 “Celebrating Dr. Prahalad” The Next Practices in Competency and Inclusion, INSIGHT 2012 Salmons In Business Going Upstream, INSIGHT 2013 – VUCA – The New World – The New Order – The New Reality, INSIGHT 2014 – New Frontiers in the Changing Business Landscape and INSIGHT 2015- Changing Lanes on the Business Expressway.
THE SPEAKERS AT INSIGHT 2017
Theme Address, Mr. R. Ramaraj, Entrepreneur,
Investor and Mentor.
Address by Chief Guest, Mr. Girish Mathrubootham,
Dr. A. Velumani, Thyrocare,
Mr. Balram Nair, Chennai Angels,
in conversation with Alumni Entrepreneurs:
Mr. Abhinav Mathew, Namma Coffee Kadai.
Mr. Avinash, E21 Designs.
Mr. Vikas Chawla, Social Beat.
Ms. Latha Pandiarajan,
Ma Foi Strategic Consultants, Chennai.
In conversation with Dr. A. Indira.
Mr. Paul Basil, Founder,
illgro Innnovations Foundation.
Mr. Sreejith Nedumpulli, ROPE.
Dr. G.S.K. Velu, Trivitron, Chennai.
BUSINESS SUMMIT 2016
The Business Summit is an International Conference organized annually by LIBA with each focusing on a particular geographic region. where dignitaries from varied fields from across the globe are invited to deliberate discussions on international trade and business practices pertaining to the region in perspective, The objective of this event is to enlighten the students of LIBA and corporate executives about the international trade policies and practices by focusing on a specific region every year. Dignitaries from different industries in different countries share their insights and discuss ways to enhance business relations between countries.
The second edition of Business Summit held on 12 February 2016 in Chennai – was organized by LIBA in association with The Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI). The theme was “India – South – East Asia Relationship: Business and Beyond”. The Keynote Address delivered by Dr. Daniel Babu Paul, IAS- Former Chief Secretary, Government of Kerala, highlighted that faith in democracy, religious pluralism and non-military governance makes South East Asian countries the most favoured nations.
Mr. Saut Siringoringo
Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia
Dr. Jebamalai Vinanchiarachi
Chairman, Experience Foundation
Former Principal Adviser to the Director General – UNIDO,
Mr. S. G. Prabhakharan
President – MCCI
H.E. Dato Professor Joseph Adaikalam
Founder & Executive Chairman,
Binary University, Malaysia,
Mr. Peter Raj Kapoor
Managing Director –Luxehues.com, Financial Hues & Vans Gypsum
Managing Director – Radiant Hues Group Pte Singapore
Mr. Kannan Jaya Kumar
The Republic of Indonesian in Chennai
Mr. S. Arun KumarDavay
Industrial Economist & Senior Management Consultant
Mr. N. Raghavan
Director, ELGi Equipments Ltd.
Mr. A. M. Rafiq
AMR Energy Resources Private Ltd.