Guest Sessions at CSB

At CSB, we believe that classroom learning should encompass knowledge from both the industrial business world as well as current theoretical principles. Our students will have the unique opportunity to interact with subject matter experts, industry stalwarts and exemplary individuals from non-traditional backgrounds through exclusive guest lectures. These sessions are meant to add value to all-round development and thinking capabilities of our students. This is also an opportunity for students to expand their network and build valuable industry relationships. The guest lectures for the previous batches are encapsulated below:

DateGuest LectureProfileArea of lecture
25.09.2019Dato' Dr. Vaseehar HassanDato' Dr. Vaseehar Hassan is an Executive Coach at INSEAD Global Leadership Center and a Senior Associate at Kets De Vries InstituteWhy Strategy Execution Unravels and what to do about it
25.09.2019Mr.Babu Raj NairChief Mentor at P2B Consulting at Dubai, UAE and KeralaBuilding Purpose and Carrier. An interactive session with students
31.10.2019Dr.Pattabi RamSenior consultant & Mentor - Member International Desk Changing Dimensions & Future Challenges in Indian Business Environment
01.11.2019Mr. Aravind SelvarajProgram Manager, Human Resources, World Bank ChennaiStrategic Leadership
20.11.2019Mr. Ben Ebo AttomResearch Scholar in Management School at Crescent University, Sr. Lecture - Cape Coast Technical UniversityAn Over View of Ghana's Economic & Business Environment
27.11.2019Mr. Sastharam RavendranCEO - Sarash Group, Director - I love Mondays, Founder - Tubelight Network, Founder - The Bumblebee Branding Company, Founder - Madras Curry CupThought Leadership
29.11.2019Mr. BalamurugamCo-founder and Managing Partner at Anicut Capital LLPCurrent Financial Scenario
30.11.2019Mr. ElangoVice President, FCB InterfaceBusiness Problems, Marketing Solutions, A View Through Advertising
17.12.2019Mr. Wally B. Diau-KatamField Sales Executive, Petra Oil PNG Ltd., Papua New GuineaBusiness Environment in Papua New Guinea'
29.01.2020Dr. Arivarasi ADigital Manager, Probotiq Solutions Pvt. LtdAgile Project Management Methodology (Scrum)
29.01.2020Dr. N. ChandrasekaranProfessor, Operations Management, IFMR Graduate School of Management, KREA University, ChennaiEmerging Trends and Opportunities in Logistics Sector
30.01.2020Mr. Vimal ThyagarajanFounder & Managing Director, Be Positive Training AcademyThe Power of Positive Thinking
06.02.2020Mr. Venkatesh NatarajanMentor, Veiba Consultancy, ChennaiMarketing Strategy in a Connected World
07.02.2020Dr. P. MurugesanVisiting Professor, LIBAEconometrics for Business
13.02.2020Dr. V. Prasanna BhatFormer MD, ITCOT and Corporate AdviserDecoding Budget and Current Economy
14.02.2020Dr. Balakrishnan A.SVice President, Material Planning & Logistics, Department of Global Technology & Business Centre, Ford Motor Private Limited, ChennaiProject Management
25.02.2020Mr. TSI Sakthi Siva KumarSenior Manager, Training & Development, TTK Healthcare LtdTrends and Opportunities in the Health Care Sector for Management Students
03.03.2020Mr. EshwarManaging Director, Mukund FoodsEntrepreneurship and Business Plan
07.03.2020Mr. ShankarAssociate Vice President - Finance, CasagrandFinancial Modeling
17.04.2020Mr. Sivaram AtmakuriVice President, Outreach, PMI Chennai ChapterEssentials of Project Management
22.05.2020Dr. DJE Ravithilagan M.B.A and Ph.D. in Business Administration (HRM)Worked with FSS Pvt. Ltd as Head of HR (Vice President) 30 years of corporate leadership experience in the field of human resource management in IT, Engineering and Manufacturing and Service sectors.
Skype Book Review Session titled ‘The Future of Human Beings: Perspectives of Yuval Noah Harari
27.05.2020Mr. Alagiri Govindasamy
Director, PMC Global SystemsThe Role of Executive Management - Do they make or break organizations?
14.08.2020Mrs. Jemima RavithilaganVice President and Head, Human Resources, Infra & Facility Management of Computer Age Management Services (CAMS)Post COVID Challenges for Management Students and Strategies to Overcome
14.08.2020Mr. Salil NairChief Technology & Information Officer, Northern Arc Capital (formerly IFMR Capital)Post COVID Challenges for Management Students and Strategies to Overcome
09.09.2020Mr. H.S. ManikandanZonal Sales Manager, Pidilite Industries Limited - The official company pageLife, Career and Beyond in Post COVID World
11.09.2020Mr. S. DharveshCircle Head - Sales & Marketing Analytics Manager, Tata AIA LifeWhat is important for MBA students?
11.11.2020Ms. Anu OzaDirector-HR, International Markets Group Talent at Ford.
Virtual Inauguration of Madras Management Association (MMA) Student Chapter
10.12.2020Dr.K.Jafar Ali Ph.D., CEO, Redefine HR ConsultantsCarving a Successful MBA Career
21.12.2020Mr Manu Sree AchuthanVice President - Global Sales & Marketing at Williams Lea TagTeamwork and Leadership
22.12.2020Mr Santhosh DevarajanSales Strategy & Operations, Otis Elevator Co., Tokyo, Japan
Strategy and Inclusive Leadership
23.12.2020Mr. Shriram SrinivasanProgram Manager - Digital Transformation, Landmark group, DubaiFuture of Retailing: Uncovering Career Secrets
08.01.2021Mr. S. DharveshCircle Head - Sales & Marketing Analytics Manager, Tata AIAGrabbing Career Opportunity Digitally
12.01.2021Mr. Arul DevAuthor |Entrepreneur| Coach | Educator, CEO, People FirstMastering Inner Strengths and Outer Competencies - Experiencing Fulfilment and Success
02.02.2021Mr. Hasan GhiasStrategy Consultant, Allen, Texas, USAStrategic Leadership Lecture - "Understanding Emotional Intelligence"
Guest Lecture Profile Area of lecture
Balpreet Singh Chadda Head Chef at Benaras,a Michelin star restaurant The food business, successes and failures
Mohamed Yasir Digital Analyst, Benfy Online Marketing Fundamentals
Richa Bhalotia Insights Director, IMRB Market Research
Sivaram P Founder, Purpleslate; (Former Director,iNautix) Technology Disruption
Vijay Bhalaki Athena Infonomics Private sector led responses to development challenges
Haja Mohideen MD, Rocheston Innovation & Strategy
Harish Thilakan CEO, Influx Worldwide; (Co-Founder Haptik) Entrepreneurship, Marketing in the Digital Age & Importance of Building a Brand
Divya Sukumar Corporate Tax Consultant, Sukumar Enterprise Income Tax
Prof. Dato Sahul Hamid Professor Leadership
Vikas Gupta Partner, 9.9 Media; (Former Coca Cola, CMO) Marketing 101
Joe Abraham Founder, Aspire Assets BFSI & Entrepreneurship
Dharani Rajan Director, Seawaves International Forwarding
Vaseehar Hassan Chairman, Zilzar Leadership in a Disruptive World and Best Practices to Adopt based on Classical Wisdom
Wilson Irudayaraj Head Operations, Parekh Logistics SCM- 3PL
T.K. Ramesh Consultant High end IT Sales
Dr. Sadakathulla Ex-RBI Regional Director Budget Analysis
Mustafa M Principal Consultant, Innobridge Consulting How to face interviews
Alroy Martin Regional Program Head, IndusInd Bank How to manage personal finances?
Ninan Tharian CEO, DT Next Is print media a sunset industry?
Workshops    
Karthik Harith Head UK, Frozen Foods,KraftHeinz Emerging trends in FMCG
Arvind Joseph Founder, Bridge Training Center Workshop: Interview Skills
Preeti Singh Ex McKinsey Influencing Skills

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