The Globsyn Business School Alumni Association organised RETRACE – its inaugural Brand Summit, at the Lake Land Country Club on August 13 and 14. On this occasion, Dr. Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Chairperson of Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), and Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia, former Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, Government of India, delivered the Keynote Address and the Iconic Address, respectively.
While addressing the alumni, Dr. Isher Judge Ahluwalia shared her thoughts and views on how the diminishing gender inequality could have a positive impact on our nation’s economic growth. In his address, Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia spoke on the effect of Digital India and digitalisation on the Indian economy, and what young managers should do to keep abreast of this growth.
RETRACE, with the participation of a large number of alumni of Globsyn Business School, was organised with the objective of rekindling the camaraderie with their batch mates, senior and juniors. The event was aimed at bringing all GBS alumni, entrepreneurs and corporates, on the same platform to deliberate on future plans for Globsyn Alumni Engage initiative.
Globsyn Business School believes in learning ‘Beyond Education’. And, it is through such programmes as the Globsyn Alumni Engage, Globsyn Management Conference, Serendipity, EMBRYON, Globsyn Annual Lecture Series and Kalyani Youth Leadership Forum that it spreads the concept of ‘Beyond Education’ among its stakeholders. The Globsyn Management Conference has been designed for academicians, Globsyn Annual Lecture Series is aimed at corporates, Serendipity is a learning experience for its students, EMBRYON nurtures the spirit of entrepreneurship and Kalyani Youth Leadership Forum allows students to ‘care for society’. Similarly, Globsyn Alumni Engage makes an attempt to connect with the 2700+ alumni at a personal level and enable them to play an active role in the governance of the school.
Mr. Bikram Dasgupta, Chairman – Governing Council, Globsyn Business School, said, “Globsyn Business School was started in 2002 with 54 students in the first batch. Today, we have over 2700 alumni working successfully in the corporate world and contributing to the society at large. I am very excited and happy that these youngsters, from diverse batches, have come together to put up an event of such grandeur. With the alumni being one of the most important stakeholders of the school, Globsyn Alumni Engage program launched by them today will not only take the Globsyn Business School brand forward but will also help shape the future of hundreds of youngsters who will be joining the school in the coming years.”
Mr. Souvik Bose, President, Globsyn Business School Alumni Association remarked, “We are happy to organize our inaugural Alumni Engage activity RETRACE. This event has given the GBS alumni an opportunity to revisit their alma mater and reconnect with friends with whom they have spent the two most incredible years of their lives. We are launching the Globsyn Business School Alumni Association today, which will be associated with the school in organising numerous activities throughout the year. The Alumni Engage program will be helpful for all GBS alumni and play a very important role in nurturing young GBS students of the present and future batches. This platform will also help us carry the 14-year-old legacy of the school forward.”
About Globsyn Business School: With Globsyn’s background of Continuous Innovation in Education, today Globsyn Business School has uniquely positioned itself as India’s only ‘Corporate B-School’, drawing from the strength and diversity of the fast evolving global corporate world. The new economy background of the school, with its AICTE accreditation and CRISIL A** rating, makes it one of the most forward thinking institutions in India today. With an edifice built on Innovation, Research and Technology, coupled with unique initiatives as part of its ‘Beyond Education’ philosophy, Globsyn is well on its path to create a truly globally networked, corporate savvy, research-driven management education system which moves beyond traditional forms of management knowledge dissemination to a research-based delivery framework to create ‘Industry Ready Managers’ – an agile group of professionals equipped to operate in today’s technology-driven business environment.