Faculty Development Program on “Upskill or Perish” - Redefining HRM Competencies in the context of Artificial Intelligence



CMS Business School, Jain (Deemed-to-be University) organized faculty development program on “Upskill or Perish” - Redefining HRM Competencies in the context of Artificial Intelligence on 16 February 2019.

Around 120 participants representing a heterogeneous crowd of academicians from different Business schools, Industry delegates from HR departments of companies and MBA students attended the program.

Leading corporates are increasing their presence by adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) to better their technological capabilities and essentially change the way businesses are run. It also has radically changed the pattern of consumption. Artificial intelligence enables recruitment tools to scan social media and other sources of information, shortlisting candidates from thousands of resumes, by matching candidate profiles with organizational requirements, conduct and assess pre-employment tests, and develop and assess the candidate’s profile. AI facilitates in performing tasks in a more focused and efficient manner. The Faculty Development Program in the HR area aims at understanding the impact of a sudden surge of AI-based functionalities in the HR area.

The main objective of the program is to enrich the delegates understanding of Artificial Intelligence in HRM and multiple functionalities of HR where AI can be effectively implemented. It also provides a forum to exchange views, ideas and innovations on how to successfully embrace the concept of AI in HR chores.

The FDP included a plenary session with two keynote speeches followed by a panel discussion consisting of 4 panelists and a moderator.

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