A DIGITAL FUTURE
WHAT: CII Webinar on Digital Finance for MSMEs
WHEN: May 16
WHAT TO LOOK FOR: MSMEs along with various financial institutions are taking various initiatives in formulating policies and exploring new avenues and strategies for finance. CII is organising an online session on 'Digital Finance for MSMEs which will focus on how the digitisation of finance is enhancing MSME growth by catering to their financial needs in the most efficient and timely manner.
ALL ABOUT TEAMWORK
WHAT: Workshop on Building Effective Teams
WHEN: May 17-18, Mumbai
WHAT TO LOOK FOR: No organisation has ever been able to sustain its leadership and growth without strong and effective teams. This CII workshop aims at enabling leaders and managers get insights into effective team building. The two-day workshop is designed to be 'un-classroom like'. Experiential insights are gained through a combination of games, activities, questionnaires and role-plays. These are followed by individual reflection and group discussions.
WHAT: World Bank Groups Innovate4Climate - Finance & Markets Week
WHEN: May 22-26, Barcelona, Spain
WHAT TO LOOK FOR: Last year's historic Paris Agreement and the overall trend to include climate change in the sustainable development agenda have set the direction for a broader global climate action. Greening the finance sector; de-risking investments; driving low-carbon pathways through transformative policies and carbon pricing; and supporting the implementation of NDCs around the world are a few of the topics for this new global platform.
WHAT: Manufacturing Excellence in FMCG Sector
WHEN: May 18-19, Pune
WHAT TO LOOK FOR: The key objective of the mission is to share and learn the best manufacturing practices of FMCG companies that make them leaders in their respective areas of work. The CII session would provide an opportunity for delegates to learn and share thoughts on constant innovation, best practices to achieve efficiency in production, time management factor in a manufacturing unit and risk reduction and plant safety measures.
WHAT: 52nd Annual meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB)
WHEN: May 22-26, Gandhinagar
WHAT TO LOOK FOR: India is hosting annual meeting of the AfDB for the first time. It is expected to have participation of more than 4000 delegates from about 80 member countries of the AfDB. FICCI is organising an exhibition to showcase relevant technologies of Indian companies across sectors for partnering with African countries.
OPPORTUNITIES IN FOOD
WHAT: Agro and Food Processing Summit
WHEN: May 25, Bhopal
WHAT TO LOOK FOR: The food processing industry forms an important part of the Indian economy in terms of contribution to GDP, investment and employment. The summit will showcase latest technology and opportunities, discuss safety issues and facilitate investments in food processing in India, particularly Madhya Pradesh.
REFORMING THE PUBLIC SECTOR
WHAT: ADB workshop on "Efficient Management of State-Owned Enterprises"
WHEN: May 31-June1, Almaty, Kazakhstan
WHAT TO LOOK FOR: The event would provide an overview of challenges associated with efficient management of state-owned enterprises.