XLRI to host leadership talk with Kiran Bedi on January 21
The PGDM(GM) placement committee at XLRI in its ‘XLRI Talk Series-2021’ is organising a leadership talk session with Kiran Bedi, the lieutenant governor of Puducherry on ‘Creative Leadership - Collaborative Governance’ on Thursday, January 21.
The event will be organised on a virtual platform from 6 pm, said a B-school official here on Monday evening.
XLRI Talk Series is designed to appreciate and learn from leaders' experiences from all walks of life.
The talk series which kicked off in 2017 is an initiative driven by the placement committee of Post Graduate Diploma in Management – PGDM(GM) course to develop different perspectives while addressing challenges in this highly dynamic environment.
“The audience would be an eclectic mix of MBA students across various fields viz. IT, manufacturing, banking, marketing, engineering, aviation, shipping, oil & gas, education, etc.," said a member of the placement committee.
The placement committee of the B-school is the corporate interface. The members of the placement committee are equipped with a considerable amount of knowledge repository through the interface/research for the potential recruiters.
Kiran Bedi is a politician, retired Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, social activist and former tennis player, who as of May 29, 2016, is the incumbent lieutenant governor of Puducherry.
She was the first female IPS officer and started her service in the year 1972.