“The value of a business is a function of how well the financial capital and the intellectual capital are managed by the human capital. You better get the human capital part right!”
HR Direction, the HR academic club of MDI is a student body aiming to integrate the experiences of practitioners with the theoretical knowledge of academicians in the area of human resource development providing a strong thrust to the domain of HR. Having held numerous inter b-school competitions, industry interface sessions, it has made a name for itself in the corridors of Human Resource Management education in the country.
The Club organises “Eleusis” an event, every year before & during Imperium. It consists of multiple rounds which witnesses a participation of about 180+ teams across various campuses.
An area of intense focus for club HR Direction is facilitating the application of theory to real world scenarios and to prepare the HR student for the rigors of the work environment. This is achieved by bringing in Live Projects in the HR domain from reputed companies for the students of HR in MDI. Companies like ITC, Perfetti Van Melle, Airtel, PepsiCo have offered live projects in HR domain in the recent past. Besides these, the club also releases annual compendiums before summers and final placements to help students ace the process. In addition to this, an academic GD-PI compendium is also released in the month of February which helps the aspirants get a brief overview of HR domain. The club also circulates monthly newsletters and HR Scoops to keep up with the trends and HR practices in the industry.
At the heart of the club is the annual Conclave, the marquee event of HR direction club filled with insightful panel discussions, story-telling sessions and case study competition. The last HR Conclave 5.0, held on 18th January,2020 attracted around 150 participants from student community and industry professionals.
Upcoming Events 2020-21
HR Conclave 6.0:
HR Direction is organizing the very first remote HR conclave 6.0 – the Marquee event of HR Direction, MDI Gurgaon on 12th December, 2020. With a theme of Resilient HR: Rewind. Rejuvenate. Reposition., HR Conclave 6.0 is all set to host an intellectually stimulating day filled with panel discussions and a case study competition.
Case Study Competition:
HR Direction in association with MBAtrek presents a case study competition that stimulates brainstorming and tests the case-solving skills. The competition is hosted on Dare2Compete and the final presentation round(online) would be conducted on 13th December, 2020. Prize Money (in the form of cash and kind):
First Prize- 40,000
Second Prize - 35,000
Special prizes worth 1.3 lacs for the top 20 teams
Registration link: https://dare2compete.com/o/DEsenCq
Secretary – Adrija Barua