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Webinar on Leadership lessons from ISRO(Pioneering leaders Prof. Vikram A Sarabhai & Prof. Satish Dhawan) by Mr. Ravishankar J.

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Organizers
Management Studies
Participants
122
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Start Date
10/10/2020 10:54 AM
End Date
10/10/2020 12:54 PM
Venue
V M PATEL INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT
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Proceedings of Webinar on “Leadership lessons from ISRO pioneering leaders of Prof. Vikram A Sarabhai & Prof. Satish Dhawan (10th October 2020)

 

Faculty of Management Studies organized a Webinar on 10th October 2020 with a topic- “Leadership lessons from ISRO pioneering leaders of Prof. Vikram A Sarabhai & Prof. Satish Dhawan”, where 122 participants participated in the Webinar. The Webinar was moderated by Dr. Mittal Dattani. She gave a brief introduction of Mr Ravisankar, who is currently working as Head-HR, Space Applications Centre (ISRO), Ahmedabad. The Welcome address was given by the Dean of Faculty of Management Studies, Dr. Sourbhi Chaturvedi.

 

Mr. Ravisankar discussed the Webinar in the form of Storytelling. He started with the discussion of Space race period of 1957, 1961, 1963, 1965 and 1969 and some pioneers who landed on Moon. He also mentioned about India’s first space shuttle Aryabhata and Apple. During 1960, the condition of the country was very poor, but Scientist Vikram Sarabhai convinced our government to use space technology for development of nation and with his own network he got financial support from the International Community for development of Space technology. He mentioned about the Genesis of ISRO and how ISRO became the successful organization. Mr Ravisankar discussed the profile of ISRO pioneering leaders and discussed why and how they were different from other leaders. They were different because they had the qualities of Visionary, credibility, and concern for people. He narrated about the leadership qualities of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai and Dr. Satish Dhawan by discussing various incidents. Their sacrifice towards nation and people made them big and renowned.

 

A Question-Answer session was also conducted in which participants asked various questions related to the topic with great enthusiasm. All the queries were taken up by Mr. Ravisankar in a very positive and healthy manner. At last Dr, Mittal Dattani extended a vote of thanks to Mr Ravisankar, the team of panellists and participants of the day.

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