NHRDN Chennai Monthly Meeting – Friday, September 22nd 2017

South India, especially Tamil Nadu has temples with walls that speak. They speak of how one can create an organisation or a legacy that can survive for a 1000 years and of what it takes to build a culture that can survive for more than 5000 years.
This talk will look at 3 insights one can glean to create/change organisational culture from techniques that have stood the test of time – literally!

Listening to 1000 year old Walls speaking

Pradeep is a graduate from the London School of Economics and JNU. He has more than 2 decades of experience especially in learning and development. In Infosys he managed L & D for more than 40,000 employees around the world. In McKinsey he worked with clients across Asia to increase revenue, reduce costs, enhance customer experience by working on behaviour change.
Using traditional Indian philosophy, art, music and literature, he has improved revenues by as much as 300cr in 2yrs. He partners with mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik on bringing philosophy and mythology into leadership sessions with his own expertise of Indian history.

NHRDN Chennai Chapter
Presents
“Listening to 1000 year old Walls speaking”
Speaker
Mr. Pradeep

At 07.00 pm, on Friday, 22nd Sep, 2017
At Hotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore

P.S.
Registration Fee of Rs. 400/- will apply to Non-Members attending the program.
Networking over tea begins at 6.30 pm.

HR Analytics The Hype & The Reality

Bringing data science to HR

This month’s meeting will be followed by the Annual General Meeting of the Chapter, which is open only to Members.
Pramad Jandhyala is Co-Founder at LatentView Analytics where she has helped build LatentView from ground up, anchoring key roles in strategy and execution to guide Latentvies’s rapid growth and recognition including the Deloitte Fast 50 (for 7 years in a row) and Frost & sullivan Analytics company of the Year.
Her Specialities include Organization Building. Strategic Planning, Financial Management, Getting Things Done, Change Mgmt by helping others win. People Leadership Pramad an engineer from BITS Pllani and MBA from IIM-Calcutta

NHRDN Chennai Chapter
Presents
“HR Analytics The Hype & The Reality”
Speaker
Pramad Jandhyala
Co-Founder at LatentView

At 07.00 pm, on Wednesday, 30th Aug, 2017
At Hotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore

P.S.
Registration Fee of Rs. 400/- will apply to Non-Members attending the program.
Networking over tea begins at 6.30 pm.

Leadership in the 21st Century

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way

Research by McKinsey suggests that core disruptive forces are fast changing the global socio-economic landscape, including in India. These have direct and demanding implications on today’s business leaders -who they are, what they do and how they interact. We will explore these along with new frontiers in leadership development, as defined by recent advances in neuroscience, applied learning and more as we learn to lead the way ahead in the 21st century.

NHRDN Chennai Chapter
Presents
“Leadership in the 21st Century”
Speaker
Mr. Sriram Kalyanaraman
An Expert with McKinsey’s Organization and Human Capital Practice

At 07.00 pm, on Friday, 28th Jul, 2017
At Hotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore

P.S.
Registration Fee of Rs. 400/- will apply to Non-Members attending the program.
Networking over tea begins at 6.30 pm.

The Trusted Advisor

Be there to hear Uma Rao share interesting insights on what an advisory role is for HR professionals, what kinds of situations present opportunities to play that role, how can we equip ourselves to be the trusted advisors

Speaker’s Profile

Uma is a HR professional with experience in a wide gamut of HR areas over the last 2 decades. She has worked in leading organizations in IT, Manufacturing, Telecom and FMCG space in companies like Tata Consultancy Services, IBM , Mars International India, Idea Cellular, Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd,. She has been in leadership positions for the last 15+ years working very closely with business leaders.
Uma has had a fair exposure in public and private sector environments, corporate as well as Industrial relations roles and has worked largely in multi cultural environments with diverse people and thinking. Her international assignments have made her more experienced in the aspect of working with diversity. Currently she works as VP HR at Ashok Leyland Limited, a Hinduja Group Company.
Uma is a post graduate from Tata Institute of Social Sciences. She is also the L&D Convenor of CII, IWN. Interacting with students, women and young talent is a passion and she mentors a few of them for their development.

NHRDN Chennai Chapter
Presents
“The Trusted Advisor”
Speaker
Uma

At 07.00 pm, on Friday, 27th Jan, 2017
At Hotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore

P.S.
Registration Fee of Rs. 400/- will apply to Non-Members attending the program.
Networking over tea begins at 6.30 pm.

Changing Trends in Compensation & Benefits

Today’s employees are looking beyond base salary to total compensation, including the value of benefits, when judging how they’re paid. As a result, most Corporates are relooking at the way they’ve approached their Compensation strategy. This session will cover some key changes and growing Trends in compensation and benefits sphere.
Mr. R Suryanarayanan, Sr Consultant with Aon Hewitt is currently working with manufacturing clients based in the southern region as well as the real estate & Infrastructure segment for India. He has worked on a vast variety of assignments across different solution areas covering Rewards Strategy Articulation, Job Evaluation, Pay range design, rewards diagnostic. Prior to Aon. Surya was associated with Citibank.

NHRDN Chennai Chapter
Presents
“Changing Trends in Compensation & Benefits”
Speaker
Mr. R Suryanarayanan

At 07.00 pm, on Friday, 24th Mar, 2017
At Hotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore

P.S.
Registration Fee of Rs. 400/- will apply to Non-Members attending the program.
Networking over tea begins at 6.30 pm.

"Out of the the fire swamp" A Technologist’s perspective for HR

We are witnessing a wave of Automation in the Technology industry. The industry that disrupted many jobs over last couple of decades is experiencing a churn within. It is best to understand this in depth from a technologist’s perspective. on the challenges faced in software development in past, present and future. The reality through multiple lenses highlighting what worked and more importantly what haven’t and the lessons learned by peeling each levels of abstraction we have built over silicon.

Speaker – Bharani Subramaniam

Bharani is the Technology Principal at Thoughtworks for India / Europe. His passion is to simplify system design and constantly rethink the choices made in the past with new possibilities that could push design towards simplicity.

NHRDN Chennai Chapter
Presents
“Out of the the fire swamp” A Technologist’s perspective for HR
Speaker
Bharani Subramaniam

At 07.00 pm, on Friday, 24th Feb, 2017
At Hotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore

P.S.
Registration Fee of Rs. 400/- will apply to Non-Members attending the program.
Networking over tea begins at 6.30 pm.

One Day Workshop on Design Thinking

Facilitator
George Koski, MCC alumni started his career with MRF Tyres moved to various organization heading training function. At present working for Infosys as Lead Education & Research. Apart from delivering programs he has undergone training in ‘Six thinking hats’ and ‘Train the Trainee by FORUM Australia. He is a certified Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)practitioner.
The Workshop: One day, Forever morel

  • Learn fundamentals of Design Thinking to improve performance
  • Essential concepts behind Design Thinking
  • Solve complex challenges through the process of structured design thinking
  • Drive better results by combining design thinking with analytical decision making
  • Establish a framework that fosters creativity
NHRDN Chennai Chapter
Presents
One Day Workshop on Design Thinking
Date: 21st Jan 2017
Time: 10:00 AM to 06.00 PM
Venue: Raintree, St Marys Road
Investment: Members: 5000 / Non Members: 5500
Batch Size: 25 to 30
Nominations to be sent to support@nhrdchennai.com before 16th Jan 2017

The Debate

NHRDN Chennai Monthly Meeting – Wednesday, March 30th 2016

sadhana-somasekharSadhana Somasekhar, Managing Director, Platinum Infosystems Pvt Ltd., (an organization that focusses on People & Leadership). She has over 25 years in the IT& ITES industry and is an accredited, practicing CEO/Executive Coach. She is Director on the Board of Directors of Future Focus Infotech Pvt. Ltd. (FFI) & currently, Advisor to its Management, an organization whose business she was responsible for in an executive capacity, as well, over a decade.
She is currently on the NASSCOM National Council for Diversity & Inclusion, and was the Chair for its council in Tamil Nadu (2012-2015). She is also Chairperson- Bilateral Relations, India-Sri Lanka, India — USA (CPD), ALL Ladies League, and the Vice Chair, Coaching Foundation India Limited, Chennai.
She is a recipient of a number of awards including her latest “Best Woman Entrepreneur Across Sectors”- Dun & Bradstreet’s Leading SMEs of India & SME awards (2013-14) and “Woman Leader for Innovation”- 5th Annual Woman Leaders of India summit (2014)

NHRDN Chennai Chapter
Presents
“Career, Life & Leadership”
Speaker
Sadhana Somasekhar
Managing Director, Platinum Infosystems Pvt Ltd.,
At 07.00 pm, on Wednesday, 30 Mar, 2016
At Hotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore

P.S.
Registration Fee of Rs. 400/- will apply to Non-Members attending the program.
Networking over tea begins at 6.30 pm.