IIM Kozhikode to organise HR summit 2019

IIM Kozhikode will organise HR summit from August 17-19 on the campus to discuss the issue of Bridging the Skill Gap Between Management Education and Employment. Find out how to participate and register to attend the HR Summit.

Created On: Aug 6, 2019 18:13 IST
IIM Kozhikode - HR summit 2019
IIM Kozhikode - HR summit 2019

IIM Kozhikode will organise an HR Summit from 17th August on the campus. The theme of HR Summit 2019 is "Bridging the Skill Gap Between Management Education and Employment". The objective of the Summit is to debate, discuss and identify the whys and wherefores of the situation. Thereafter, after identifying/diagnosing the issue, the panel will further suggest ways in which the issue of Skill Gap Between Management Education and Employment can be mitigated.

Why attend HR Summit 2019?

A report from McKinsey states that 90 to 95 million low skilled workers are going to flood the economy in upcoming years. As a repercussion, there is going to be an estimated shortage of 30 - 35 million high skilled labour by 2020. The employers are worried as to how to bridge this gap to meet the expectations of the recruiters. Another survey conducted by the Manpower Group has highlighted the concerns of the recruiters. As per the survey, 56 percentage of employers in India find it difficult to fill the jobs with people having the exact skill set that goes in alignment with the vacancy. ASSOCHAM says that the 5500 B-schools of India are able to churn only 7 per cent employable youth that meets the expectations of the industry and alike opportunities.

The objective of the HR summit is to invite the think tank of the nation and then suggest the way forward. It is crucial for the growth of the economy to strengthen the education system that compliments the demands of the industry in terms of skills expected from the Human Capital.               

About HR Summit 2019

The Summit will be organised from August 17th and shall continue till August 19th on the campus of IIM Kozhikode. Interested and willing participants can get registered to attend the talk that will highlight contemporary issue. Eminent speakers are expected to grace the occasion. Candidates can click on the link provided below to register for HR Summit 2019 - IIM Kozhikode

HR Summit 2019 - IIM Kozhikode: Register Now

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