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Industry Academia Council Meeting 2016

Centre for Retail conducted its Industry Academia Council Meeting on April 16, 2016. The meeting started with a welcome address, followed by the screening of the Institute corporate movie. Thereafter, for the benefit of all members Dr. Pooja Misra, Center Chairperson shared details of the Programme structure including trimester-wise subjects, On-the-Job training, Short-term project, Summer internship, Placements, field visits, teaching pedagogy and evaluation criteria. Dr. Jagdish Shettigar, Head, Economics subsequently requested the Industry Academia Council members to provide their inputs for the existing Course Curriculum. The aim of the meeting was to be able to improve Industry- Institute Engagement, and bridging the gap between industry expectations and student readiness. The session was then taken care of by Dr. Pankaj Priya, Head, Marketing & Retail. The house discussed in detail about the formats of all the courses and areas in the course outline of the program. The Center did receive valuable inputs from both internal and external experts. The recommendation by the Center to introduce a new course on Retail Analytics was highly appreciated and approved by the industry experts. In addition the industry experts also suggested a couple of relevant Retail industry related topics which could be introduced in various courses. The session ended with a Group Photograph of all the members.