XISS Ranchi: Human Resource Management (HRM) department of Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS) arranged a five-day Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on ‘Strategic Performance Management’. The programme is being hosted in collaboration with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) under its AICTE Training & Learning (ATAL) Academy, New Delhi.
Director XISS Dr Joseph Marianus Kujur SJ expressed his gratitude to AICTE-ATAL for helping faculty members from all over the country in improving their efficiency and delivery.
“AICTE has been successful in bringing structural changes to technical education by fostering research and innovation and so far almost 30,000 resource persons have benefited through these FDPs organized by ATAL,” –Director XISS
Strategic Management during Pandemic
He stressed over the importance of effective leadership and Strategic Performance Management against the backdrop of the pandemic and the economic challenges that arose with it. He pointed that In situations like these it is highly desirable for a business to create and develop competitive advantage.The goal of the FDP is to sync theory to practical application, solve the quality crisis in business, ensuring accountability, and promoting long term growth through strategic performance management.
Coordinator Prof Dr. Shyamal Gomes, said that the FDP is centered on developing strategic and analytic skills on performance management among the teaching fraternity. It also provides practicing managers the necessary and adaptable work environment skills. He said that developing understanding of financial decision making helps overall organizational sustainability. It will utilize a variety of pedagogical tools including practical examples, group discussions, conceptual lectures, and experience sharing with case studies for active participation.
Head HRM Prof. Dr Ramakant Agarwal,said that FDP is one of the building blocks of managerial economics which not only tracks the external but also the internal environment in order to achieve sustainability in long term performance with competitive advantage.
Competitive scenario in HRM
The first session on the competitive scenario in HRM was undertaken by Prof Mary Bodra, Associate Professor, HRM XISS, where she highlighted its importance and Strategic Performance Management within the current environment of change. She declared ‘the calibre of people in the organization’ as the present day’s competitive advantage.