Report on Webinar held at 2:00 pm on August 28, 2020.
The COVID 19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges to every country in the world, since all the countries are facing similar challenges, therefore knowledge sharing on the approaches and measures in dealing with covid-19 pandemic among the countries and stakeholders is critical for their effective response and swift recovery from the crisis. IMDR has started a new series of meet-up for our students, wherein, resource persons who are witnessing such economic upheavals in different parts of the country will join us to share how business and economies are preparing to unlock and overcome the challenges in from of them.
Under this initiative IMDR Pune invited Mr.Jayant Kirloskar , from Germany on Friday, 28th August 2020. Mr. Jayant Kirloskar is the owner of the JK ConRep which promotes electric motors in Germany, parts of Europe, Middle East and India, and partner at Market Entry Facilitation Team (MEFT) which helps Indian companies to set up their businesses Germany in different ways.
Mr. Kirloskar is B. Tech. (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur and an alumnus of IMDR in PGDMB of 1979-81 Batch. He discussed about his significant learning from his alma-mater IMDR Pune.
The webinar was conducted for the students of PGDM-II. There were around ten other guests from Germany who have attended the webinar. The LMC Chairman, Mr, Mahesh Athavale has graced the event with his presence.
He shared his experience on how the pandemic has affected the economy of Germany and the measures that were taken by the Government to deal with it. There was a change in the lifestyle and technology was driving it.
He shared an extensive insight on impact of the pandemic on different sectors. The sector wise details have been so grippingly and thoroughly presented. He gave students insights on how Germany has been unlocking, and the measures taken for the revival of the economy. He shared the details about 1920 pandemics. He talked about the three sectors which will be in demand that is digitalization, artificial intelligence, modernization and internet of things.
The session was informative and truly enriching.