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MR. JASWANTH SHARANARTHY, Head-Learning, Talent & OD, CavinKare offers a highly relevant & informative live session on “Upskilling Talent (Competency Mapping & Effectiveness)” for ASB BBA/BCA students!

JASWANTH SHARANARTHY, Head-Learning, Talent & OD, CavinKare offered a highly relevant and informative live webinar session on the topic “UPSKILLING TALENT (COMPETENCY MAPPING & EFFECTIVENESS)” forBBA/BCAstudents & aspirants of Asian School of Business (ASB) on Friday, 18th December 2020 at 3:00 PM under its “Leadership & Entrepreneurial Aspiration Development (LEAD) Program”.

Mr. Jaswanth Sharanarthy is an astute professional with high self-motivation disposition which helps him assume leadership and initiate pro-actively. He leverage’s his strength of high idea orientation and risk taking abilities to derive new solutions in uncertain situations. He performs to his utmost potential in unique work situations with diverse team members.

Mr. Jaswanth is presently working for CavinKare, a leading FMCG group in the capacity of leading Learning, Talent and OD function. Before this he had brief stint in MRF, IPL, Mahindra & Essar.

Mr. Jaswanth Sharanarthy is a Management Graduate from School of Inspired Leadership with Mechanical Engineering degree from Amrita University

His area of Specialties includes Program Management, Competency Mapping, Training Need Identification & requirement analysis, Instructional Designing, Vendor Management, Learning Solutions & Effectiveness, Change Management.

An initiative of Asian Education Group (AEG) – considered as the largest centre for professional media, IT, law, management, fashion & hospitality education in Asia with world-class facilities – this webinar was organized by Asian School of Business (ASB) ) – which is a constituent group college of Asian Education Group and is ranked as the top private BBA/BCA colleges in Delhi NCR – for all BBA & BCA students & aspirants. The webinar was followed by a lively Q&A Session with the distinguished guest.

The live session commenced with a welcome note, followed by a brief introduction of the distinguished guest by Ms. Garima Malhotra on behalf of the AEG family. Beginning his talk, Mr. Jaswanth Sharanarthy first of all expressed his grateful thanks to the Academic Team of ASB for the warm welcome extended to him and said that he was “humbled” to be here to share his thoughts as a part the LEAD Lecture Series, which will be “not only a learning session for you but me as well!”

Following that, Mr. Jaswanth Sharanarthy got on to the topic of the webinar – viz., “UPSKILLING TALENT (COMPETENCY MAPPING & EFFECTIVENESS)” – and offered an engrossing macro perspective on the subject by way of PPT presentation. Citing the example of Google’s quantum processor named ‘Sycomore’ that in 2019 completed a task in 200 seconds which Google claimed, in a Nature paper, would take a state-of-the-art supercomputer 10,000 years to finish – Mr. Jaswanth Sharanarthy stated that the world is huge and opportunities are humongous for everyone to experiment with their talents and achieve unprecedented success for themselves.  Referring to the all-round deleterious impact of COVID-19 pandemic, he said, “Volatility is killing dreams and everyone is suffering. Uncertainty is certain and complexity is not going to be resolved soon. Corporate world and India is in the cusp of Digital Transformation. Ambiguity is quite obvious. We are living in a VUCA world and how we face it, is the crux of the matter.”

Then, the knowledgeable speaker outlined the emerging new trends in the HR practices in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and deliberated at length on how they were affecting each of the so-called pillars of HR, namely Talent Acquisition, Capability Building, Talent Management & Performance, Diversification & Inclusion, Organization Development, Employee Relations (Engagement), Analytics & MIS, and Rewards & Recognition.

Next, Mr. Jaswanth Sharanarthy opened the session for questions from the participants. Several questions were put up by the students, most of which were related to topic of the day, viz., “UPSKILLING TALENT (COMPETENCY MAPPING & EFFECTIVENESS)”. To each of these questions, the distinguished speaker provided the most convincing answers.

Students and all who participated in the live session, heard him with rapt attention and collected some crucial takeaways from the session.

Thereafter, Mr. Jaswanth Sharanarthy was presented with a glittering “Memento” on behalf of Asian Education Group, which was greatly appreciated by the distinguished guest.

Following this, the highly relevant and informative live webinar session with this top Learning, Talent & OD professional came to a fitting end!