CII - EEF Programmes
Thakur College of Engineering and Technology a trailblazer in industry-institute partnership is one of the first members of the Education Excellence Forum (EEF) launched by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), western region. The Education Excellence Forum (EEF) aims at holistic intervention to address the issue of industry orientation of pedagogy, faculty development student learning to improve employability quotient.
The initiatives taken by CII under this forum include student and faculty industry visits, CxO Sessions, facilitation of curriculum development, functional webinars for students, bridge courses, employment and career guidance sessions for students and international linkages.
The Education Excellence Forum (EEF) started on Nov 01, 2014.
Single Point of Contact (SPOC) and Facilitator: Dr. Bijith Marakarkandy, Associate Professor, Information Technology
Events organized by CII
|Programme||Objective||Number of participants from TCET||Date||Speakers|
|Starting Your Own Start-Up||To encourage students to become entrepreneurs||620+||20th October 2014||Prof Mohan B. Rao, Associate Dean (EC), Indian Education Society-MCRC Mr. Vandan Shah, Managing Director, Sipra Diecastings Mr. Juggal Kapadia, Director, Kris Aero Services Mr. Debartha Banerjee, Director, Sampurn(e)arth Environment Solutions Mr. Ravi Dighe, Executive Vice-President, Aptech Ltd.|
|Interactive Session with Czech Universities Delegation||To explore possibilities for cooperation with Indian Universities, as well as study opportunities for Indian students and knowledge sharing.||3 Faculty||4th November 2014||Delegation of Presidents / Vice-Chancellor from Czech Republic Universities|
|6th CII Global Summit on Skill Development 2014||To bring in a more realistic, holistic view of the skill and talent landscape in India||7 Faculty||10th November 2014||Dr Peter Ebell ,Central Institute of Technology, Australia, Jayant Krishna, Regional Head TCS Dilip Chenoy , MD and CEO , NSDC Ninad Karpe, CEO and MD , Aptech Dr. Sandhya Chintala, Vice President , NASSCOM|
|3rd India Australia skills Conference: SKILLS FOR BETTER BUSINESS||To prepare both Australian and Indian delegates for mutually addressing various skills and workforce development issues facing both countries||7 Faculty||11th November 2014||Ian Macfarlane, Industry Minister , Australia Anita Rajan, COO Tata Strive Mr Phil Cox,CEO Hunter Tafe Mr Atul Bhatnagar(COO-NSDC) Mr. Stephen Conway (CEO-TAFE) Mr.Lary Davies(CEO-ACPT)|
|Latest Development in Cloud Computing||To discuss the latest trends in Cloud computing and to help identify research areas in the field.||64 Faculty||11th November 2014||Mr. Deepak Mane, Cloud Consultant, TCS|
|CII Green Conclave 2014 A Step toward Greener Tomorrow||Making all the stakeholders environment conscious emphasizing on the need for recycling , saving energy , new way for generating energy, water conservation, solar power & biomass usage and green energy solution.||5 Faculty||18th November 2014||Ms. Meher Pudujee, Chairperson, CII Pune Zonal Council and Chairperson, Thermax Ltd. Mr. Nitin Chalke , Conclave Chairman and Convenor. Mr. Pradeep Bhargava , Chairman, CII Environment & Recycling Council and Director Cummins india Ltd.|
|Women in Leadership||To support women throughout their careers - to empower; engage and enable them to rise to the best of their capabilities through training, mentoring and the creation of an associative model that all professional women can benefit from.||5 Faculty||20th November 2014||Ms. Nikki Randhawa Haley, Governor of South Carolina, U.S.A. and Ms. Pankaja Munde (Minister for Rural Development & Water Conservation, Women & Children Development, Government of Maharashtra)|
|Integration of R & D and consultancy with academics||Industrial visit to L&T (Power Lab and Heavy Engineering Fabrication facility) for the faculty members as part of the STTP||45 faculty||15th December 2014||Ms Sangeeta Vazirani
Ms. Nimita Raut
|Meeting with Dr. Mvuyo Tom, Vice Chancellor of Fort Hare University (UFH), South Africa||To exchange views/opinions on the state of Education in India and South Africa||2 Faculty||27th January, 2015||Delegation from UFH, South Africa|
|Industrial visit to Bluestar manufacturing facility (AC/ Refrigeration), Wada||To expose students to manufacturing processes for teaching-learning enhancement||40 (37 students and 3 faculty)||16th February 2015||Mr. Ajay Devpujari, Plant Head, Bluestar|
|MULTICON 2015||Chief Guest address aimed at making participants aware of industry requirements and expectations.||1200+||27th February 2015||Mr.Sunil Khanna, President, Emerson Network Power Systems, India|
|EEF IWN mentorship programme||Mentorship sessions for female students under the initiative called ‘100 hours of change’. It is the first of its kind programme that connects senior and successful women executives with students||100+||13th March 2015||1. Jayashree Shetty, Chief Compliance officer, Janssen India
2. Rajani Athreya, Head, Human Resources for Thomson Reuters (I) Pvt Ltd
|CII, Western region Annual Meeting, Make in India: Achieving growth and creating social impact||To facilitate discussions on industrial policy leadership and sustainability.||3 Faculty||16th March 2015||Sanjay C Kirloskar Deputy Chairman – CII Western Region Chairman & Managing Director Kirloskar Brothers Ltd. Ajit Singh Consul General Consulate General of Singapore, Mumbai. Apurva Chandra, IAS Principal Secretary Industries Department Government of Maharashtra Ashish Kundra, IAS Administrator Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli Prof. Tan Kong Yam Co-Director Asia Competitiveness Institute Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy National University of Singapore Dr Radhakrishnan Pillai Author, Corporate Chanakya and Director Chanakya Institute of Public Leadership (CIPL)|
|Importance of Financial Planning for Women||Tailored advice that would help women become confident and knowledgeable about financial matters||19th March 2015||Forthcoming|