A two-week National Workshop on Strategy and Sustainable Development under the Capacity Building Program sponsored by ICSSR and organized by the School of Business, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) in collaboration with the Strategic management Forum of India and Research for Resurgence Foundation (21st March-2nd April 2022) concluded on 2nd April 2022. Twenty participants from Indian states took part in the workshop. The workshop was organized in the academic collaboration of the Strategic management Forum of India and the Research For Resurgence Foundation.
In the valedictory, the special guest Mr. Sachin Kr Jain, Ashoka Fellow and Director Vikas Samvaad, emphasized the need for academicians to identify the root causes of the problem that are major constraints in the development of society. The workshop had resource persons from the premier institutions of India that including IIT Bombay, BIMTECH, Indraprastha University, Jammu University, SKUAST-Jammu and SMVDU. The faculty members were provided training on the tools such as action research, appreciative inquiry methods, and qualitative inquiry frameworks. It was focused on developing faculty members for interdisciplinary research in the area of strategy and sustainability. The workshop had observers and representatives from ICSSR and SMFI and RFRF.
Dr. Suparn Kr. Sharma, Dean Faculty of Management, SMVDU, briefed the participants regarding the process of publication as one of the outcomes of the workshop. Dr. Saurabh, Head, School of Business, SMVDU, and Coordinator of the program presented a brief report of the program and said that the workshop shall yield valuable research outputs in terms of research papers and projects in the coming years. Dr. Deepak Jain, Co-Coordinator of the workshop expressed his happiness on the successful completion of the workshop. Dr. Rashi Taggar, Organising Secretary of the workshop, expressed her gratitude to Prof. RK Sinha, Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU, University administration, ICSSR, SMFI and RFRF as well as the participants for their respective support in the successful completion of the workshop.