Multidisciplinary International Management Conference (MIMC-2021)
Looking Beyond COVID 19 Pandemic – Future Challenges & Strategies
(A Virtual Conference)
Virtual Conference Dates: January 8-9, 2021
Institute of Business Management, GLA University, India in collaboration with California State University, SAN BERNARDINO,USA and University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, USA organizes Virtual Conference on the subject of immense importance and extreme concern in the global context, “Looking Beyond COVID 19 Pandemic – Future Challenges & Strategies.” on January 8 & 9, 2021.
The world has witnessed many crises both, the man created crisis and natural calamities over the centuries impacting a region, community, sector, economy, society in one way or the other causing financial losses, loss of human lives, social imbalances and economic disasters. But there has been hardly any crisis like COVID -19 which has resulted in wider sufferings to humankind, economies, businesses, society, relationship, peoples’ movement and so on all across the countries. Truly, a historic disaster and damaging pandemic, one could never imagine of. It was never in the history that economy was put to derail deliberatively by the governments responsible for no normal recession. The governments, policy makers, business organizations and individuals too have been working hard to come over the threats and challenges caused by the Pandemic and chalking out strategies to safeguard the human life and health on one side and reorienting the operations for bringing the economy on the path on the other. The challenges emerging out from this pandemic are multi-dimensional and therefore strategies have to be comprehensive as well complex. This conference will provide an opportunity to policy makers, subject experts, professionals, businesses, Researchers and Academicians to analyze the depth of issues and suggest novel approaches from multi disciplinary as well global angle.
Call for Papers
Since the Pandemic COVID 19 has severe impact all across the segments and sectors, no specific areas can be determined to submit papers and it will individual wisdom to focus the submission to the best of interests and choices on any of the issues related to the subject. To have qualitative submissions, it is suggested to focus thoughts and studies and chalk out strategies for different phases of COVID 19 and its post impacts. However, to focus the submissions and presentations, there will be broadly following tracks;
A. Macro Policy Issues: Challenges for the Governments, Central Banks and Policy Makers for arriving at the new normal covering various measures viz. immediate, near future and far future.
B. Financial System: Increased role of banks and financial institutions: immediate impact, strategies and challenges for near future and long term effect on performance and efficiency of these institutions.
C. Business & MSME Sector: Business rehabilitation: Equilibrium between demand and supply sides, Supply Chain & Logistics management, revival strategies and emerging challenges as well the opportunities. Changing approach to MSME sector.
D. Service Sector: Changing role of Health and Hospitality Services where former have enormous opportunities and later faces major challenges. A Changing shift towards E – Learning and Education, Impact on other service sectors.
E. Information Technology: Technological Challenges and Cyber Security issues: Changes in delivery and execution, shifting to online working by IT sector and issues involved cyber security measures.
F. HR Management: Emerging challenges for Human Resources planning, rehabilitation and management.
Submissions in multi-disciplinary nature theoretical driven and based on in depth empirical investigations, experiences and experiments within the full range the theme will be very much appreciated.
Maximum number of selected papers will be covered in the special Issues of International Indexed Journals of repute (SCOPUS, ABDC & other high indexed Journals). Pre arrangements will be finalized with the Journals for the special issue on the Theme. Registration will be mandatory for papers to be considered for publication.
About GLA University
he GLA University is one of the emerging NAAC accredited “A” grade university having premier position spread over 110 acres of lush greenery and expansive environs, the university is home to more than 10,000+ students and boasts of a 18000+ alumni base. The university runs a gamut of diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs. The infrastructural facilities at the campus are top-notch and consist of well-designed and maintained buildings, labs, hostels, recreational facilities, etc. The University has more than 500 full-time well qualified teaching staff with 700+ non-teaching staff members. The University has MoU with Arkansas University, USA, California state University, San Bernardino, USA, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, USA and few others. Various MNCs have set-up their labs and Center of Excellence at the University, thus indicating its uncompromising approach toward quality professional education.
The Institute of Business Management (IBM) is one of the leading institutions in the state with more than 2,000 students in UG and PG programs with specialization in Family Business, Logistics & supply chain (Industry collaborated Program), Financial Markets & Banking (NISM Training and Modules inbuilt program), MBA-Integrated (Industry and Global Exposure integrated Program) and Ph D Program. IBM has collaborations with California State University, San Bernardino, USA and University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, USA. IBM has established Financial markets Research Center in collaboration with OPUS college of Business, University of St. Thomas. Students are provided a holistic education experience, replete with academic exposure, co-curricular activities and placement avenues.
About California State University
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. The "value added" by a CSUSB education ranks in the top 4 percent in the nation, according to the Collegiate Learning Assessment, a sequence of tests used by hundreds of colleges and universities nationwide that measure student learning in the freshman and then in the senior year. First-to-second year retention rates are third highest among all CSU campuses.
The Center for Global Management (CGM) continues to be as a hub for "advancing global engagement, partnerships & opportunities" in the CSUSB Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration at California State University, San Bernardino. The Center offers business resources, connection to student talent and a broad spectrum of high-quality opportunities to participate in international programs and develop competencies to succeed in a global business environment.
About University of St. Thomas
University of St. Thomas is the largest private university in Minnesota, with more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Eight schools and colleges offer 150 undergraduate majors and minors and 55 graduate degree programs. Within University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business is one of the leading business schools in the region, serving 3,200 graduate and undergraduate students. Opus College also have a 40-year history of educating working professionals. In 2010, St. Thomas became the first private university in Minnesota to receive accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) and is ranked 3rd top ranked undergraduate business program in the Upper Midwest. Ninety six percent of Opus undergraduates are employed or in graduate school within 4 months of graduation. Faculty at Opus College, are very active in academic research and have several publications in highly ranked journals