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.
LIBA has been organizing various programmes and activities to promote business ethics and good corporate governance among its stakeholders, particularly the students. One such programme is the annual Business Ethics Conference (BEACON) conducted since 2007.The tenth edition of BEACON, held on September 11, 2015 focused on “Ethical Challenges in Financial Management”. The conference was inaugurated by Mr. V. Ponraj, Scientist G, Aeronautical Development Agency, DRDO, Ministry of Defence& Advisor to Late Dr. APJ. Abdul Kalam.
Many eminent speakers discussed the following topics:
- Managing Corporate Governance in Changing Times.
- Do Good Guys Finish First?
- General Financial MIS and Ethics as a CFO.
- Ethics in Business: Myth and Reality.
- Insider Trading
- Forensic Accounting
THE SPEAKERS AT BEACON 2015
Mr. K. P. Rangarajan
President Finance & CFO
TVS Srichakra Tyres
Mr. V. Pattabhi Ram
Co-founder and Partner
Yoganadh & Ram
Mr. Vijay Gopalan,
Chartered Accountant and Former CFO
Dr. A. V. Vedpuriswar,
Director, Learning Interventions Team,
Mr. K. Ram Kumar
Vice President (Finance)
Mr. R. Vittal Raj,
Founding Partner – Kumar & Raj and
Director – Pristine Consulting Pvt. Ltd
Insight is a national management symposium which engages the minds of young managers on current issues and in the “creative chaos” of today’s business world. Distinguished leaders from the corporate sector provide rich intellectual knowledge to future managers.The tenth edition of Insight, , was held on 13 – 14 November 2015. The theme was ‘Changing Lanes on the Business Expressway’. The symposium had luminaries from reputed industries representing various sectors such as manufacturing, finance, information technology, consulting, and coaching – share their expertise and experiences. Mr. Pradipta Mohapatra, Chairman & Co-Founder of Coaching Foundation India Ltd. was the Chief Guest. The speakers urged the students to capitalize on the plethora of opportunities presented by today’s markets and added that learning is a never ending process. The symposium also included a Business Plan contest in which students from many prestigious business schools participated.
THE SPEAKERS AT INSIGHT 2015
Mr. Pradipta Mohapatra
Chairman & Co-Founder
Coaching Foundation India Ltd.
Mr. Ashish Jhaver
Vice President, Internal Audit,RBS Bus. Svcs. Pvt. Ltd.
Prof. Amaran Jambulingam
Senior Vice President & Head (India Operations),
Ms. Aarthi Sivaramakrishnan
Dr. J. K. Iyer
Chief Strategy and Analytics Officer
Mr. N. S. Muthukumaran
Hansa Research Group Pvt. Ltd.
Ms. Shobhana Ravi
Chief Information and Learning Officer
Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd.
Mr. Vishal Mirpuri
Associate Director, Middle Markets
Standard Chartered Bank
Mr. Ajit Mathai
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd.
Mr. Venkat Subramaniam
Senior Vice President,
Aftermarket Ashok Leyland Ltd.
Mr. George Paul
Synthite Industries Ltd.
Mr. P. K. Muyeenuddin
ACCEM Industries Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Naveen Valsakumar,
Notion Press Media Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Vikas Chawla
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.