All organizations want to improve the performance of their employees, but this isn’t achieved overnight. Making informed decisions on hiring, learning and development, and promotions is possible only with the right people analytics and data at hand. In line with this, an expert session was organised by the Department of Management Studies, Panipat Institute of Engineering and Technology on the topic “People Analytics and Automation” on 2nd March 2023. The guest speaker was Mr. Samar Mahapatra, Head-HR, Shigan Quantum Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Manesar, Gurgaon.
Prof. Akhilesh Mishra, Head – DMS welcomed the guest with a planter. In his presentation, Mr. Samar started off with a conceptual discussion on HR analytics. He also discussed the changing role of HR managers from operational and strategic point of view and the need for anonymity. Mr. Samar emphasized the need for analytics and critical decision-making along with examples of Reliance and automation altogether. He also explained the various challenges faced by the HR department from time to time in terms of analytics and the impact of automation. In his presentations, he discussed about the steps in HR analytics and the high demand for automation. The duration of the session was from 9.30 am to 11.30 am. The lecture was highly interactive and full of experience sharing. The event came to an end with many rational and insightful questions from the students. It was indeed a value addition for students of MBA Ist year to decide upon what specialization to opt for in their 2nd year of study and for the MBA IInd year to find and focus on areas of HR analytics and automation from career point of view. The session came to end with a token of gratitude and a thanksgiving address by the Departmental faculty members.