|17:30 - 18:30||5K Run|
|09:30 - 10:30||Inauguration & Keynote address|
|10:30 - 12:30||Panel 1 - Bridging the divide: Subsidy to Sustainability|
|13:30 - 15:30||Panel 2 - Redefining Made In India: Low Cost to High Value|
|16:00 - 18:00||Panel 3 - New Media New Rules|
|19:00 - 22:00||CEO Dinner|
|09:30 - 10:00||Keynote address|
|10:00 - 12:00||Panel 4 - Building India's leadership pipeline|
|13:00 - 17:00||X-Biz - Business War Game|
|17:00 - 17:30||Closing Ceremony|
|20:00 - 23:00||Alumni Dinner|
The panel will discuss India's subsidy bill, its impact on productivity and inflation and hence question the sustainability of the current subsidy programs. The discussion will also compare the subsidy systems of key countries, their processes and benefits, with the Indian outcomes. In addition to changes in the policy environment, there must also be changes in the mind set of India Inc to make growth more inclusive.
Last decades saw Indian export industry crafting a success story based on various factors such as labour and material cost arbitrage. In the recent years the global companies have started extending their offerings in the value chain through their Indian subsidiaries, other third world countries are providing lower cost variations. Also the global customers in the wake of financial crisis are asking more for less. The panel will look at stratagies to compete in the new global environment for Indian Industries. Which of these will be the best strategy - "Move from a low cost model to a high value one" or "Innovate low cost models for high end value added production" or "Adopt dual strategy"?
Digital marketing and social media are transforming the way companies are engaging with customers. New media has in particular change the game forboth small & large businesses, customers and media houses. The panel will explore whether the New Media hype is justified and are advertisers getting returns on their New Media spend. It will also discuss the media stratagies companies shouldadopt to stay relevnt in the future.
Transformational leaders are able to challange and motivate entire organizations - top to bottom. Global organizations, particularly in India Inc., are now focusing on what develops and motivates these leaders. Organizations are revitalizing their leadership planning processes for sustainable talent pipelines. Growing realization of the need for an agile, vision-driven middle managementlevel, to instill growth and change-embracing behaviours within a firm, has led to increasing activities at the CEO level. CEOs and Heads of HR are increasingly involved in building leadership programs that secures and channel leadership qualities as early as their new mid-level managers.