Mangaluru: A two-day UGC sponsored a national conference on ‘Nurturing Talent for Business Excellence’ was inaugurated at the School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya, on Tuesday, April 12.
A B Ibrahim, Deputy Commissioner, Dakshina Kannada, who was the Chief Guest for the occasion, said that every student can shape their future with discipline and hard work. “The institutions in our country and the students in those institutions are capable of competing with any institutions in the world,” provided we develop discipline in our lives. “Each person has talent and a good leader should allow the talent to develop,” he added. He applauded the efforts of the college for organising a conference on a wonderful theme.
Dr P S Yadapadithaya, Professor, Department of Commerce, Mangalore University delivered the keynote address. He said that every organization recruits qualified, multi-skilled, committed, flexible, talented and performance-oriented employees.
The organisations today have become more performance-management oriented. The HR professionals of the organizations should know how to convert smiling faces into performing faces. Domain knowledge, positive attitude, skill-mix, work habits and good values are the basic requisite of all employees and leaders,” he said.
“The landscape of HR has had a tremendous change in the past few years. HR managers have to coach and mentor the employee with good talents. The use of technology has become very extensive. They have to benchmark the performance as well,” he added.
He further said that eminent personalities are going to speak in the conference. It’s a perfect blend of speakers with HR practitioners and academicians for two days, he said. Dr Philomena D’Souza, Director, Roshni Nilaya in her presidential address urged the students to identify their talents and nurture them.
“In the field of human resources, talent means workers. Nurturing the abilities and capabilities of the workers should be the objective of HR,” she added.
Dr Sebastin K V, Organising Secretary; Asha Lobo, Assistant Professor; Aishwarya Nair, HR Forum Secretary and Mohanjith Marla, Convener, HRM Forum were present during the occasion.