he Faculty of Commerce & Management, SGT University, Gurgaon has organized a guest lecture on “Supply Chain & Purchasing” on 22nd December 2021 from 11 am to 1 pm at room no. 318, 3rd floor, A-block, SGT University. The lecture was conducted by the special guest speaker, Mr. G.S Walia, a prominent personality in the field of the hospitality & tourism industry. Overall having experience of over 42 years, he is a former regional material manager with 36 years of experience with the Taj group of hotels & former head of supply-chain with over 5 years with Dabur India.
Mr. Walia started the session by giving an overview of supply chain and logistics & also explained the difference between them. He expounded that the supply chain has evolved dramatically over the last few decades & managing the entire supply chain is a challenging task. In this emerging competitive environment, the ultimate success of the business will depend on management’s ability to integrate the company’s intricate network of business relationships. Most of the supply chain management is facilitated by the use of enterprise-level resources planning and integration system along with the latest technology in transportation, distribution, and replenishment.
The students found the session highly relevant and knowledge-enhancing.
The guest lecture was concluded by a closing remark presented by Ms. Nikita Dhama, the MBA final year student