Growing in the era of Immersive L&D

11th Nov 2022 | Radisson BLU, Mumbai

Overview

The ongoing pandemic has accelerated the Digitization of learning and development (L&D), propelling it to the top of companies’ priorities. It’s been a transformative year and, for many L&D leaders, a rollercoaster ride. But how has the pandemic affected our ability to learn? What new skills are gaining traction? What awaits L&D in 2022?

Learning and Development has been one of the most important part of every organisations. With the changing forms in the market everything is getting digital due to which conventional way of learning is not being followed and it has to be transformed. Also, as we know the future is digital so the question that comes next is how digital transformation is going to be the key in the process of Learning and Development. Having a phygital approach, fostering a learning culture in an organisation by making people re-learn, leveraging technology for skill building are some of the major concerns that are being faced by Learning and Development department in today’s time.

Pharma L&D Summit will bring together top industry leaders to share their thoughts on the changing culture and scenario of Learning and Development in today’s time.

Why L&D Summit

The L& D summit will feature keynote speakers, interactive panel discussions and case studies with the focus towards Learning and Development.

Attendees of this event will gain how the learning leaders will implementing strategies to help and transform their organizations and employing innovative approaches and technologies to transform learning for maximum impact. You will get the opportunity to increase your network and get the insights from across the industries

Who Should Attend?

Learning & Development

Digital & E-Learning

Performance Management

Learning Experience

Talent

Training

Innovation

Human Resources

People & Culture

Employee Experience & Engagement

Why Attend L&D Summit

  • Knowledge sharing from industry experts.

  • Q & A sessions with industry experts.

  • Gamification Implementation & Case study strategies.

  • Session recordings.

  • Networking with peers across the globe.

  • Know about L&D Digital transformation strategies.

  • Interesting and engaging topics to discuss.

Speakers

Dr. Jagmohan Singh

Rishi CEOs Coach, Head-Learning & Development and Digital Experiences, Wockhardt Ltd.

Dr. Jagmohan Singh

Rishi CEOs Coach, Head-Learning & Development and Digital Experiences, Wockhardt Ltd.

Sushil Barkur

Associate Vice President- L&D, TM and OD at Alkem Laboratories Ltd.

Sushil Barkur

Associate Vice President- L&D, TM and OD at Alkem Laboratories Ltd.

Sushil Barkur is an expert in creating and executing result oriented L&D, TM & OD strategy to support overall business strategy and business growth. He has 21 years of learning experience. He has proven expertise in setting up and running Integrated Talent Management department which includes Training, Learning and Development , Talent Management and OD interventions in large size Pharmaceutical Companies. Currently he is working as Associate Vice President; L&D, TM & OD function for Alkem Laboratories. He has spearheaded to win “Great place to work” recognition 3 times in a row and this year Alkem has been ranked 31st in Great Place to Work in India and rank in Asia .He is adept in using technology in Learning & Development space.
He has trained and coached people across Indian Sub-continent and Africa. He is passionate about enabling people to excel in their personal and professional lives.

Sushil Barkur is an M.Pharm, PGCHRM (XLRI), ICF certified Coach, Certified psychometrician, Certified Accelerated Learning Designer and Facilitator, Certified in Dr. Jack Phillips ROI model for L&D, Certified Facilitator of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Neuro Linguistic Practitioner master practitioner from American Board of NLP , Member of International Association of Facilitator (IAF) and Association of Talent Development (ATD).

Vishal Karad

Head HR, Gennova Pharmaceuticals

Vishal Karad

Head HR, Gennova Pharmaceuticals

Manisha Vithaldas

Associate Director-Sales Training, Abbott

Manisha Vithaldas

Associate Director-Sales Training, Abbott

Suresh Amin

Head HR, India Business, JB Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Suresh Amin

Head HR, India Business, JB Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

With more than two plus decades of experience in HR from diverse sectors & industries, Suresh currently heads the HR function for JB’s India Business operations.
In the past, Suresh was associated with organisations wherein he was part of their leadership positions at Cipla, Tata Motors, Hutchinson 3Global Services, Softcell Technologies and Aviva Global Services; after having started his career with Thermax.
During this diverse experience in Engineering, Automotive, Insurance, IT / ITeS and Pharmaceutical, Suresh has led some of the key change management initiatives complimenting the business strategies to achieve its desired objectives.
Suresh credits his partnership & association with L&D as a catalyst and later as functional head, have been the key differentiating factor between delivering the objective and adding value to the business.
With a post graduate qualification in Personnel Management Science, Suresh is also a certified Coach (CFP) and is keenly pursuing his PCC accreditation. He is already certified assessor & coach from Human Synergistics, UK on their Life Style Inventory (LSI) used towards building organisation culture.

Dr Sanjeeev Dixit

President HR, Cadila Pharmaceuticals

Dr Sanjeeev Dixit

President HR, Cadila Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Sanjeev Dixit is an Acclaimed Global HR Leader, CHRO, Global Culture Coach, Speaker, Trainer, and author of the highly acclaimed Culture Transformation book PLAN C. However, he prefers to be called an “Ideapreneur”, as he has been growing personally and professionally by ideating and executing unconventional and path-breaking business transformation ideas.
As a global human resources leader, he has over twenty-two years of strategic corporate experience under his belt across various industries. He holds a doctorate in HR management and organizational development from the world-renowned Academy of Human Resource Development, Ahmedabad, India. He is also a chartered fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), UK, and a fellow certified practitioner in HR from the Australian Human Resources Institute, Melbourne, Australia.

Rituraj Sar

Vice President and Head – Learning & Development at Lupin Limited.

Rituraj Sar

Vice President and Head – Learning & Development at Lupin Limited.

Rituraj Sar has been involved in Lupin’s journey of growth by 10 times over 10 years as its Vice President and Head – Learning & Development. A USD 2 Bn Company today with 20,000 people in over 100 countries. Awarded nationally and internationally, with IIM Ahmedabad writing Case Studies on Lupin.

Rituraj has a Bachelor's degree with honors in Chemistry, a Diploma in Pharmacy and Masters in Marketing Management from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies. He has attended several other Advanced Management Programs from IIM Ahmedabad.

Rituraj has been awarded for sterling contribution to People Development by the magazine - The Human factor. He is also invited to be on the Academic Council Board of Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University. Besides this, he is also on the Board of Studies of different Universities. He is regularly invited as Speaker on various forums of HR and Business.

He has led Learning & Development function at Lupin to earn Lupin a place in the Top 3 Private Sector Companies across all sectors for the Best Learning & Development Practices by BML Munjal Awards in 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Under his leadership, Lupin has also consistently earned the rank as among the Top 2 Biotech and Pharma Companies in India as per Great Places to Work Survey conducted in partnership with Economic Times consistently over last many years since 2011. Various L&D initiatives have been honored with the prestigious Chief Learning Officers’ Award from Tata Institute of Social Sciences for several years since 2012. Another prestigious honour is the Global Leadership Award for Training & Development from World Training & Development Congress for 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018. Among the international accolades, the ATD (earlier ASTD) Awards in Washington DC rated Lupin amongst the Top Companies in the world for the world class L&D work 5 times since 2014. IIM Ahmedabad has written 2 Business Cases on Talent Management practices in Lupin first in 2010 and then again in 2015. These are being taught in the MDP sessions over there.

Agenda

Future of L&D - What next decade holds for L&D DEPARTMENT?

  • Focus 1: What is the anticipated L&D trends coming up in 2025
  • Focus 2: Best practices that ensure L&D is future ready
  • Focus 3: AI, Automation, ML, and other technologies transforming the L&D function
  • Focus 4: Strengthening business growth with L&D

Shifting from Training to a Learning Growth Mind-set

Need: We are in a world characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. Digitalization has become paramount and fundamental part of every aspect of business and learning and development is no different.

  • Exploring what 2022-23 holds for L&D
  • Designing L&D business model by adapting advancement in technology
  • Employing creative learning methods to upscale the on-going methodology
  • Curating Content- Is your Content giving competition to Instagram
  • Realize how to instill team spirit and leadership skills on digitalized platform

How Immersive Learning is playing crucial role in L&D?

Need: L&D as a function is constantly subject to change and so are the roles of L&D leaders. L&D roles have become more driven and dynamic in nature. The paradigm has drastically shifted from the traditional approach to more digitalized approach.

  • Importance of demonstrating the Immersive Learning
  • How to ensure the L&D team is motivated enough for Immersive Learning
  • Effective implementation of a hybrid model
  • How creative and interactive program contents, positively impact engagement
  • Best strategies organisations are adopting for hybrid learning and Immersive models

Leveraging AI and Automation to boost L&D practices

Need: Technology is nothing but a great growling engine of change. It augments human capabilities in every aspect of life and L&D is no different. AI and Automation have transformed the way L&D works and leveraging this has become imperative for organizations today.

  • How organizations are leveraging technology to provide them a competitive edge
  • AI will revolutionize L&D – how this could potentially transform the L&D function in the years to come
  • VR – gateway to a world where learning is fun
  • AR – digital image on a real-world environment
  • Quantifying learning outcome beyond LMS and LX
  • Development of a robust platform is a necessity to deliver learning virtually

A Personalized Approach: Striking the Right Balance b/w Human Interaction & Technology

Need: A perfect blend of technological advancements and human touch is essential. An organization needs to create a well-balanced learning strategy driven by human and tech. A strategic composition of both increases effciency of learning.

  • Ways to maintain a balance between virtual learning and classroom training
  • How to achieve personalized approach to digital learning
  • Tendering to need for special delivery of technical subjects Arranging personalized doubt solving sessions post training Identify key areas that require training

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