Expert talk on ‘Supply chain & Logistics : An industry perspective of Operations Management’ on June 8, 2021
Department – MBA (AFMR)
Name of Event – Expert Talk on ‘Supply chain & Logistics : An
industry perspective on Operations Management’
Date of Event – Tuesday June 8, 2021
Objective of Event – Develop basic understanding of Operations in
Details of Expert with Designation – Mr Sharad Chitnis , Consultant manufacturing
industries & advisor academics
Coordinator (s)/Convener – Prof Juhi Kamakoty (Coordinator Kaizen Club)
Details of Participants – MBA Students (Sem 2 & 4)
Write up giving highlights
An expert talk was organized on ‘Supply chain & Logistics : An industry perspective of
Operations Management’ for the MBA students by Prof Juhi Kamakoty, under the aegis of
Kaizen Club. The resource person for the event was Mr.Sharad Chitnis. He spans a vast eclectic
career of around four decades in industry and consultancy.
Mr. Chitnis talked about the concept, origin and evolution of logistics . He asserted that Logistics is away of life that may be applied to an individual, family, corporate, manufacturing or services. The resource person discussed the various operations practices and procedures adopted in industry to improve continuously. He emphasized the need for Lean to be adopted as a practice in industry . 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.