Tuesday, June 29, 2010

C. N. Ramdas - Topics of videos

C. N. Ramdas

http://bit.ly/F4TCNRamdas

 

1 of 2 - Work on food security

2 of 2 - Will food prices come down

 

C. N. Ramdas, Chairman, GNG Group, Chennai (www.gngworld.com)

V. C. Davey - Topics of videos

V. C. Davey

http://bit.ly/F4TVCDavey

 

1 of 7 - Company Law Settlement Scheme, 2010 and its advantages

2 of 7 - Easy Exit Scheme, 2010 and its benefits

3 of 7 - Implications of not taking advantage of these settlement schemes

4 of 7 - Extent of non-compliance among corporates in Tamil Nadu

5 of 7 - Will the names struck off be available for allotment

6 of 7 - How media can use the information on MCA site

7 of 7 - Information available in MCA as e-records

 

V. C. Davey, Registrar of Companies, Tamil Nadu, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Chennai (www.mca.gov.in)

R. Bandyopadhyay - Topics of videos

R. Bandyopadhyay

http://bit.ly/F4TSecyMCA

 

1 of 6 - Opening remarks

2 of 6 - System should allow rectification of genuine mistakes

3 of 6 - Process of evolving enlightened regulations

4 of 6 - Corporate sector should address inclusive growth

5 of 6 - Observations about the exit scheme

6 of 6 - How to achieve inclusive growth through corporate world

 

R. Bandyopadhyay, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, New Delhi (www.mca.gov.in)

Vijay Kapur - Topics of videos

Vijay Kapur

http://bit.ly/F4TVijayKapur

 

1 of 6 - Many students seem to have shifted their focus from practical training to theoretical instruction

2 of 6 - Why is practical training not getting due attention from students

3 of 6 - What is professional development

4 of 6 - Internal audit is a significant component of corporate governance

5 of 6 - Topics covered in CA journal

6 of 6 - Observations about financial journalism

 

Vijay Kapur, Director, Board of Studies, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Noida (www.icai.org)

R. Devarajan - Topics of videos

R. Devarajan

http://bit.ly/F4TRDevarajan

 

1 of 6 - On the way to the Noida BOS office of ICAI

2 of 6 - Observations about the new Direct Taxes Code

3 of 6 - What is of value in the current tax framework

4 of 6 - Finer aspects of direct taxes require focus

5 of 6 - GST and its benefits (in Tamil)

6 of 6 - Advantages of GST for small traders and entrepreneurs

 

R. Devarajan, Director-CPE, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Noida (www.icai.org)

A. Balasubramanian - Topics of videos

A. Balasubramanian

http://bit.ly/F4TBalaGanesh

 

1 of 2 - Programmes and celebrations in the temple

2 of 2 - Interest evinced by the younger generation

 

A. Balasubramanian, Secretary, Shri Subha Siddhi Vinayaka Mandir Society, Mayur Vihar, Delhi

V. Murali - Topics of videos

V. Murali

http://bit.ly/F4TVMurali

 

1 of 4 - Emphasis on EQ in addition to IQ focus

2 of 4 - Inputs from senior and successful chartered accountants that can benefit CA students

3 of 4 - Faculty development programmes in ICAI

4 of 4 - Making the transition from student to qualified CA smooth through training

 

V. Murali, Member-Central Council, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi (www.icai.org)

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

M. V. Rajasekhar - Topics of videos

M. V. Rajasekhar

http://bit.ly/F4TAthlRaj

 

1 of 16 - Why is India lagging behind in sports performance

2 of 16 - Role of genetic features in sports excellence

3 of 16 - Athletic performance of semi-urban and rural children vs urban children

4 of 16 - Recent successes achieved by the coached students

5 of 16 - Does athletics attract enough attention

6 of 16 - Is academic performance affected by athletic involvement

7 of 16 - Sportspersons learn from day one how to cope with dejection

8 of 16 - How do sportspersons fare as employees

9 of 16 - Rural areas are the most neglected in terms of sports infrastructure

10 of 16 - What can corporates do to promote sports

11 of 16 - Sports in schools

12 of 16 - Role of a coach in athletics

13 of 16 - Can corporates train employees with the help of sports coach

14 of 16 - Count in terms of days, to live a quality life

15 of 16 - Right food for fitness

16 of 16 - From womb to tomb you have to do exercise

 

M. V. Rajasekhar, Athletics Coach, Universal Sports Foundation, Chennai

Amol Arora - Topics of videos

Amol Arora

http://bit.ly/F4TShemrock

 

1 of 18 - Expansion plans of Shemford schools

2 of 18 - Changes in education scene in southern India

3 of 18 - Progressive Education Minister is making a difference

4 of 18 - Choice of franchisee model to set up schools

5 of 18 - Education sector gives a lot of satisfaction to franchisees

6 of 18 - Ensuring standardisation in schools, while accommodating local needs

7 of 18 - Detailed documentation that overcomes the issue of teacher quality and turnover

8 of 18 - Is there scope for innovation in teaching

9 of 18 - Child-centric vs curriculum-centric education

10 of 18 - Role of parents in the education of children

11 of 18 - Continuity of schools is crucial

12 of 18 - Looking at opportunities for cultural exchange to benefit children

13 of 18 - Community integration that schools can achieve

14 of 18 - Career orientation for children with the help of parents

15 of 18 - Technology in education

16 of 18 - Smoothening the jolts that occur in the course of education

17 of 18 - Mentor initiative in the boarding school

18 of 18 - Scenario of the future school

 

Amol Arora, Managing Director, Shemrock Group of Schools, Delhi (www.shemrock.com)

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Harvey B. Milkman - Topics of videos

Harvey B. Milkman

http://bit.ly/F4TMilkman

 

1 of 17 - Education required to make people aware of healthy means of feeling good

2 of 17 - Brain is a giant pharmaceutical factory

3 of 17 - Observations about yoga and meditation

4 of 17 - Research about how brain works

5 of 17 - Government support to meditation programmes

6 of 17 - Examples of meditation studies

7 of 17 - Parents should set limits for children

8 of 17 - Schools should bring up the topic of addiction

9 of 17 - Legislation against addiction should be accompanied by skill development

10 of 17 - How should employer respond to addiction of an employee

11 of 17 - Five triggers for relapse

12 of 17 - Definition of addiction

13 of 17 - Marketing creates fantasies

14 of 17 - Author reading the book

15 of 17 - Addiction issues that media should highlight

16 of 17 - Health programmes using natural highs

17 of 17 - Terrorism as an addiction

 

Harvey B. Milkman, Department of Psychology, Metropolitan State College of Denver, US, Author, 'Craving for Ecstasy and Natural Highs: A Positive Approach to Mood Alteration' (Sage)

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Avi Basu - Topics of videos

Avi Basu

http://bit.ly/F4TAviBasu

 

1 of 11 - Telecom growth in India, and newer business models

2 of 11 - Finding the money by following the telecom operator's revenue chain

3 of 11 - From ARPU to APPU

4 of 11 - Phone apps across the world

5 of 11 - Automated solutions in revenue management

6 of 11 - How the work for utilities can be similar to what is done for telecom

7 of 11 - Working with campuses and collaborating with academia

8 of 11 - Applicability of the solution to other verticals

9 of 11 - Hope for small enterprises

10 of 11 - Monetising VAS effectively

11 of 11 - Views about doing business in West Bengal

 

Avi Basu, CEO, Connectiva Systems, Inc., New York (www.connectivasystems.com)

Monday, June 07, 2010

Ragula Bhaskar - Topics of videos

Ragula Bhaskar

http://bit.ly/F4TRagula

 

1 of 5 - Multi-network communication systems to increase reliability

2 of 5 - Parallel systems to overcome vulnerability of weak links

3 of 5 - CTO and CIO is freed from the pain of having to fix network failures

4 of 5 - New role of CIO and CTO

5 of 5 - Impact of mass customisation on connectivity

 

Ragula Bhaskar, Chairman and Managing Director, Fatpipe Networks, US

Krishnan Chatterjee - Topics of videos

Krishnan Chatterjee

http://bit.ly/F4TKrishnanHCL

 

1 of 2 - Philosophy of Employees First, Customers Second

2 of 2 - Is the customer dethroned when employees come first

 

Krishnan Chatterjee, Global Head of Marketing, HCL Technologies, New Delhi

Girish Krishnamurthy - Topics of videos

Girish Krishnamurthy

http://bit.ly/F4TKaseya

 

1 of 14 - SMBs and rural India are set to play a major role

2 of 14 - Inspired by Sathya Sai Baba's model of work

3 of 14 - M and M formula

4 of 14 - Working with the Tatas for rolling out SMB solution

5 of 14 - SMART SLAs - A consolidated approach to SMB IT needs

6 of 14 - Rolling out SMB solution in phases

7 of 14 - Four types of service providers approach the Indian businesses

8 of 14 - Speak the customer's language when addressing the IT pain points

9 of 14 - Software projects and haircut

10 of 14 - Cultural shift in the consumption of ICT

11 of 14 - Identifying the right sports talent and encouraging the same

12 of 14 - How to foster innovation

13 of 14 - Why bad news gets communicated as good news or no news

14 of 14 - Simplicity of solutions makes a difference in large enterprises

 

Girish Krishnamurthy, Managing Director - India, Kaseya, Bangalore (www.kaseya.com)

Sunday, June 06, 2010

Fred van der Tang - Topics of videos

Fred van der Tang

http://bit.ly/F4TRandstad

 

1 of 12 - Companies have started hiring again

2 of 12 - Helped policymaking with forecasts about economy

3 of 12 - Mind the gap study and its findings

4 of 12 - Achieving a balance between flexible and core workforce

5 of 12 - On attributing value to human resource

6 of 12 - Strong correlation between people practices and business success

7 of 12 - True talent becomes important as companies move up the value chain

8 of 12 - Nurturing talent and succession within

9 of 12 - Tone at the top is crucial

10 of 12 - How trade unions have come to accept the concept of temporary workforce

11 of 12 - Social work done by Ma Foi Foundation

12 of 12 - Skills that win and lose during a downturn

 

Fred van der Tang, Managing Director - International Accounts, Randstad Group International Services bv, Amsterdam (www.randstad.com)

Looking East To Look West - Topics of videos

Looking East To Look West

http://bit.ly/F4TBkLooking

 

1 of 17 - Welcome address-1 (Bhagat)

2 of 17 - Welcome address-2 (Bhagat)

3 of 17 - Reminiscences (Reddy)

4 of 17 - Importance of Singapore to region's economic development (Reddy)

5 of 17 - Spectrum of Singapore's relations with India (Singh)

6 of 17 - Work of diplomatic missions vividly portrayed (Gandhi)

7 of 17 - Concluding remarks (Gandhi)

8 of 17 - The Madras and Tamil connect (Sunanda)

9 of 17 - Influence of C. N. Annadurai on Lee Kuan Yew (Sunanda)

10 of 17 - Success of Tamils in Singapore (Sunanda)

11 of 17 - Reactions to Indian films and their influence (Sunanda)

12 of 17 - How the region got its name South-East Asia (Sunanda)

13 of 17 - Look East was part of a package of policies (Sunanda)

14 of 17 - First meeting of Jawaharlal Nehru and Edwina Mountbatten (Sunanda)

15 of 17 - Concluding remarks (Bhagat)

16 of 17 - Lee's view about democracy (Audience question)

17 of 17 - Are students inquisitive about policymaking process (Reddy)

 

Book launch, 'Looking East To Look West' by Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

 

Maina Bhagat, Director, Oxford Bookstore, Kolkata (www.oxfordbookstore.com)

Y. Vennugopal Reddy, Former Governor Reserve Bank of India and Emeritus Professor, University of Hyderabad

Gopal Krishna Gandhi, Former Governor of West Bengal

Ajit Singh, Consul General of the Republic of Singapore, Chennai

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray, Author, 'Looking East to Look West', Kolkata, http://bit.ly/F4TSunandaRay

Saturday, June 05, 2010

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray - Topics of videos

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

http://bit.ly/F4TSunandaRay

 

1 of 11 - Top thoughts are about the book and the interest it has generated

2 of 11 - From economic crisis to a civilisation in search

3 of 11 - Why is the region not cohesive

4 of 11 - India-China comparison, in diplomacy

5 of 11 - Our diplomats consider Asian postings to be a punishment

6 of 11 - Observations about development process

7 of 11 - The region was a cash cow earlier

8 of 11 - Impact of economic crisis on China

9 of 11 - What has changed and not changed in Indian journalism

10 of 11 - Indian journalists are not interested in anything outside Delhi

11 of 11 - Giving readers what they want vs what is good for them

 

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray, Author, 'Looking East to Look West', Kolkata

Friday, June 04, 2010

S. Murlidharan - Topics of videos

S. Murlidharan

http://bit.ly/F4TSMU

 

1 of 19 - Changes expected in DTC

2 of 19 - Lessons to be learnt from South American nations

3 of 19 - Humane approach required towards senior citizens

4 of 19 - Hurdles before reverse mortgage

5 of 19 - Reverse mortgage must be popularised by banks

6 of 19 - SMEs don't get sufficient credit from banks

7 of 19 - There is a case for fiscal sops to small enterprises

8 of 19 - Flow of funds from tax havens

9 of 19 - Lack of transparency in corporate structure

10 of 19 - Roll-out of DTC and GST

11 of 19 - Likely impact of GST

12 of 19 - How company law allows web of corporate structures

13 of 19 - Consolidated accounting can bring about transparency

14 of 19 - VAT and service tax in the case of house

15 of 19 - Incentive needed for housing projects that benefit the common man

16 of 19 - Impact analysis of tax concessions

17 of 19 - Tax provisions governing charities

18 of 19 - DTC proposes to do away with a host of tax incentives

19 of 19 - Special needs of the youth can be addressed through fiscal policies

 

S. Murlidharan, Chartered Accountant, New Delhi

The Science of Selling - Topics of videos

The Science of Selling

http://bit.ly/F4TBkSelling

 

1 of 7 - Welcome address (Cheenu)

2 of 7 - Introducing the author (Cheenu)

3 of 7 - Sales vs marketing, big picture vs detail, hub and spoke (NK)

4 of 7 - Selling in the 1970s (SV)

5 of 7 - An era when consumers waited (BA)

6 of 7 - Revisit sales strategies (BA)

7 of 7 - Why does somebody write a book (Author)

 

K. Srinivasamurthy, Director, Productivity & Quality Publishing Pvt Ltd, Chennai (www.pqp.in), http://bit.ly/F4TCheenu

N. K. Ranganath, Managing Director, Grundfos Pumps India Pvt Ltd, Chennai

S. V. Veerramani, Chairman & Managing Director, Fourrts India Laboratories P Ltd, Chennai

B. A. Kodandaraman, Chairman & Managing Director, Vivek Ltd, Chennai (www.viveks.com)

Francis Mathew Alapatt, Director, Atulya Development Associates P Ltd, Chennai (www.atulyada.com), Author, 'The Science of Selling' (PQP)

Thursday, June 03, 2010

Johnny Ma - Topics of videos

Johnny Ma

http://bit.ly/F4TJMa

 

1 of 3 - Importance of integrating patient data

2 of 3 - Major customers in India

3 of 3 - Storage economy solution

 

Johnny Ma, General Manager, Health & Life Sciences - APAC, Hitachi Data Systems Ltd, Hong Kong (www.hds.com)

William A. (Bill) Burns - Topics of videos

William A. (Bill) Burns

http://bit.ly/F4TBurns

 

1 of 15 - Efficiency in healthcare delivery and spending

2 of 15 - Focus has shifted to preventive healthcare

3 of 15 - Building health information by integrating existing IT investments

4 of 15 - Insurance companies and governments investing heavily in disease management systems

5 of 15 - Health and life sciences, a top priority for Hitachi group

6 of 15 - Challenge is to turn the data into information -- Example of MRI

7 of 15 - Three things we specialise in

8 of 15 - As a business, health is leapfrogging in technology adoption

9 of 15 - Reducing the burden of integration at customer end

10 of 15 - Operational efficiency, green technology

11 of 15 - Culture of innovation in the company

12 of 15 - Successes in the public sector

13 of 15 - Remembering my teacher

14 of 15 - Addressing data security concerns

15 of 15 - Emphasis on rural health

 

William A. (Bill) Burns, Vice President, Vertical Markets, Global Health & Life Sciences, Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, US (www.hds.com)

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Vanaja Arvind - Topics of videos

Vanaja Arvind

http://bit.ly/F4TThinksoft

 

1 of 18 - Outsourcing of financial software testing is yet to catch up

2 of 18 - Importance of financial software testing

3 of 18 - Traditional food habits that were healthy

4 of 18 - Story of Wholistic Breads

5 of 18 - Testing process for financial software

6 of 18 - Requirements assurance service

7 of 18 - Cost saved if testing is done at requirements stage

8 of 18 - Tripartite approach to testing

9 of 18 - Will there be difficulties in the switchover to daily interest calculation

10 of 18 - Test-driven development and other methodologies

11 of 18 - New trends in BFSI testing

12 of 18 - Courses in software testing

13 of 18 - Metrics of testing

14 of 18 - Zero defect is a myth

15 of 18 - Knowledge management in testing

16 of 18 - Implications of dependence on system reports for compliance with norms

17 of 18 - With greater financial inclusion, security of BFSI software is critical

18 of 18 - Survey of websites, and ranking on user experience of insurance sites

 

Vanaja Arvind, Executive Director, Thinksoft Global Services Ltd, Chennai (www.thinksoftglobal.com)

Kalyan Vaidya - Topics of videos

Kalyan Vaidya

http://bit.ly/F4TValinnova

 

1 of 20 - Indians outside the country look for connections back home

2 of 20 - What is success in life

3 of 20 - View that can be opposite to the norm

4 of 20 - Education as a process continues to evolve everywhere

5 of 20 - Leadership role in education institutions

6 of 20 - Value of part-time teachers drawn from industry

7 of 20 - Contributions of Indians well recognised

8 of 20 - Choices made by children driven by what parents recognise and praise

9 of 20 - Author reading the book

10 of 20 - Observations about corporate training

11 of 20 - Burnout situations

12 of 20 - View about mid-life crisis

13 of 20 - Novel HR practices may face sustainability issue

14 of 20 - Poaching game in the industry

15 of 20 - Trigger for writing the book

16 of 20 - Planning translations, and alternative formats of book

17 of 20 - Knowledge management in corporates

18 of 20 - Thinking of presenting book's topics through TV discussions

19 of 20 - Delivering gyan without sermonising

20 of 20 - Firm name is a combination of value and innovation

 

Kalyan Vaidya, Managing Consultant, Valinnova Services, Singapore (www.valinnova.com), Author, 'Not for $ Anymore'

Vimal Kedia - Topics of videos

Vimal Kedia

http://bit.ly/F4TManjushree

 

1 of 11 - Growth in packaging industry

2 of 11 - Packaging requirements of different industries

3 of 11 - Factors behind the initial resistance to plastic

4 of 11 - Design plays a very important role in packaging

5 of 11 - Convenience for customer should be top priority in packaging

6 of 11 - Some of the SMEs are better than MNCs

7 of 11 - Problems caused by thin plastic

8 of 11 - No problem with small batch sizes of package production

9 of 11 - Reusability of rigid plastic containers

10 of 11 - With affordable sealing mechanism, household use of packaging may emerge

11 of 11 - Likely impact of GST

 

Vimal Kedia, MD, Manjushree Technopack Ltd, Bangalore (www.manjushreeindia.com)

G. B. R. K. Prasad - Topics of videos

G. B. R. K. Prasad

http://bit.ly/F4TGBRKPrasad

 

1 of 11 - Discipline of data analysis vital for investors

2 of 11 - Don't look at share price everyday

3 of 11 - Computing true price-earning ratio

4 of 11 - Parents set the example for investments

5 of 11 - Author reading the book

6 of 11 - Corporate governance cannot be copied from elsewhere

7 of 11 - Response to first book, 'Corporate Performance Improvement'

8 of 11 - Some snatches from the first book

9 of 11 - Supply chain issues that need to be highlighted

10 of 11 - Each industry requires appropriate supply chain management

11 of 11 - Focus on both inbound and outbound logistics

 

G. B. R. K. Prasad, Associate Director, Supply Chain Management, Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd, Hyderabad (www.drreddys.com), Author, 'How to Choose Winning Stocks'