The National Management Symposium, is a flagship event organized by LIBA every year, where Industry stalwarts and practioners deliberate on contemporary issues and challenges that Businesses face during the changing times.
The theme of Insight 20-21 was, “Sailing through the Storm: Leadership During Crisis” was conducted on the 22nd January 2021 at Residency Towers, T Nagar, Chennai.
Thiru. Ma Foi K. Pandiarajan, Minister of Tamil Official Language & Tamil Culture, Government of Tamil Nadu graced the event as the Chief
Guest and delivered the keynote address. Rev. Dr. Joe Arun SJ, Director of LIBA, welcomed the gathering and Rev. Dr. Francis Xavier SJ, Rector and Chairman of LIBA presided over the event.
The day was divided into two panel discussions. Panel Discussion I focussed on the topic, ‘Managing People during Challenging Times’ Mr. Jayan Narayanan, Managing Partner of Toss the Coin moderated the discussion, while Mr. Arun Miranda Chairman and Managing Director of Astrotech Steel Private Limited and Mr. Swaminathan, Founder and CEO, Aspire Ventures were the distinguished panellists. The perspectives shared by the panel were oriented towards the challenges faced by organisations in managing human resources, especially during the times of crisis, like Covid 19.
Panel discussion II, which started in the afternoon explored the topic, ‘Marketing through Crisis’. The distinguished panel comprised of Mr. Steve Borgia Chairman & Managing Director of INDeco Leisure Hotels and Mr. Cornelius Bernard, Managing Director at Ibhar Technologies and Health Pastures, Chennai as panellists while Mr. Cyril Rex Fernando, Founder and Managing partner of On Point Consultancy was the Moderator. The panel discussed on the crisis that marketing departments in organisations faced during the Covid crisis.