Expert Talk on ‘Lean Management’ Thursday Aug 8, 2019
Department – MBA (AFMR)
Name of Event – Expert Talk on ‘Lean Management’
Date of Event – Thursday Aug 8, 2019
Objective of Event – Develop basic understanding of Lean Managemen‘
Details of Expert with Designation – Mr Nilesh Pendharkar , Consultant Vrunda
Consultancy Services (Ahmedabad)
Dignitaries Present –
Coordinator (s)/Convener – Prof Juhi Kamakoty (Coordinator Kaizen Club)
Details of Participants – MBA Students (Sem 3)
Achievements (if any) –
Write up giving highlights
An expert talk was organized on ‘Lean Management ’ for the MBA students by Prof Juhi Kamakoty, under the aegis of Kaizen Club. The resource person for the event was Mr.Nilesh Pendharkar. An alumnus of SGSITS, Indore he spans a vast eclectic career of around three decades in industry and consultancy.
Mr. Nilesh talked about the concept, origin and evolution of Lean. He asserted that Lean is a universal philosophy that may be applied to an individual, family, corporate, manufacturing or services. The resource person discussed the various Lean practices and procedures adopted in industry to improve continuously. He emphasized the need for Lean to be adopted as a practice in not only work but also personal life. Lean improves productivity, reduces waste and enhances sustainability.
The students were excited to know about this unsought field and interacted with the resource person to satisfy their inquisitiveness. The expert talk eventually ended opening up new horizons for the students.