HR WARS’17, a first of its kind event was organized on 18th March 2017 by PEGASUS- Students Forum (MSW Shift II) in which students from different schools of thought were speed mentored by HR Stalwarts namely, Mr. Umapathy- Head HR, Lifecell, Mr. Surali Muthukumar- HR Consultant, Mr. Muthukumar Krishnan, Senior Consultant, TCS and Mr. Ganesh Sankaran, HR Manager, SPI Cinemas. It provided an opportunity for students to share their knowledge, exchange ideas, collaborate and compete as a team in HR events which were designed with business as its central theme.
The event was inaugurated and the keynote address was delivered by Dr. S. Raja Samuel, Principal, MSSW, addressing around 48 participants from various colleges that include DG Vaishnav College, SRM University, SRM Easwari Engineering College, Hindustan College and Vels University who actively took part in the conference. The participants were divided into two squads mentored by their respective heads for various events such as:
“Block and Tackle” contemplating on major HR issues
“HR Panchayat ” debating on “ Will Indian IT Industry benefit from Trade Union”
“Seal the Deal ” that enhanced their skills on negotiating in Project management
“Last Stand” provided a stage to defend their strategies and envision a roadmap for their company.
Events such as face painting, poster making and Adzap were also conducted. A platform was provided for the students of MSSW to exhibit their talents and sell their products at the “MSSW Bazaar”.
The events were judged by a panel of professionals namely Mr. Balaji Renganathan, Head HR, TTK, Mr. Radha Krishnan Mathan, Head HR, Apex Laboratories, Mr. Marshall Suresh – HR Consultant, Prof V.S. Rangarajan, MSSW. The certificates were distributed to the participants and cash prizes to Squad 2 who won the overall championship of the event during the valediction programme.