VLMP Alumni Talk Series- Cohesion 2021

PGPEX-VLM boasts of an alumni base of 15 years who are always eager to help the batch with their experiences. Every year seniors share their experiences through the alumni connect series. The Cohort looks forward to them and benefits from their advice, wisdom, and support. They are also an essential part of grooming the batch through a mentor buddy program where a senior guide and shapes the buddy and becomes a support system. The COHESION Alumni talk series started on 20-06-2021 and it is a successful ongoing event. Mr. Gourav Garg(Senior Consultant-Mckinsey & Company) discussed life in consulting and shared a handful of experiences from his distinguished career. He stated the fact that the thought process as the structured approach matters more than the structured resume. Mr. Divakar Karthikeyan (AGM-ZF Wabco) discussed a range of topics from the role of project management to core technical roles, differences in project management activities in small vs. large organizations. Mr. Shivendra Ojha (Director- Cargill) started a range of technical & non-technical aspects that were discussed, shared his post VLM journey with the current batch, and shared some experiences from his distinguished career. Mr. Sachin Gupta (GM-Cummins India) stated the use of coursework in solving real supply chain problems by scheduling & forecasting techniques. Mr. Mausam Agarwal (Director -UBS) implied to focus on the coursework and intangible benefits of solving case analysis on one's personality. Mr. Rintu Stephen (Consultant- L&T Infotech) discussed efficiently managing the time during coursework. Mr. Ankan Mitra (New Energies-Shell) discussed about changing energy outlook globally & how organisations are transitioning from IOCs to IECs.