FIIB Students learn about Operations Management in Projects with Mr. Kanungo
21 March 2014
On 21st March, Mr. Sudhansu Kanungo, General Manager- Quality & Process Excellence at Schneider Electric delivered a guest lecture to the MBA students, which covered areas of Operations Management in Projects.
In his lecture, Mr. Kanungo briefly discussed about the basics of Operations Management, the role of Project Managers and other interrelated processes.
After giving an overview of Project Management in plain terms for effective understanding by the students, he went on to discuss how Project Management can be a good career option for students pursuing MBA irrespective of where they stand today. Further, he talked about the various roles and responsibilities that a Project Manager has to take care of, to make a project successful. A Project Manager should be accountable for everything, which is part of a project. He/she needs to initiate a project, plan for and execute the plans till it is completed; all the while monitoring & controlling throughout.
The fundamentals of strategic, tactical and operations levels were discussed. He also cited several relevant examples to make the lecture more intriguing. Different attributes of managing a project with detailed planning, application of knowledge, skills and techniques were highlighted.
Mr. Kanungo brought a unique focus to the theme of his lecture touching important aspects of the subject; which was followed by an open question answer round between him and the MBA student audience.
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