On 7th October 2017 Faculty of CML-VU, conducted industry visit for BBA First year students along with faculty members Prof.Dr. Jayashree Vispute and Prof. Ashish Thite to the Aakar Foundry Pvt. Ltd. The purpose of the visit was to provide first-year BBA students an insight into the day to day operations of a foundry and related management practices. Also to encourage students to think beyond academics, gain a practical perspective on the world of work and apply it in classrooms. The resource persons Mr. Jitendra Lakhotia, (Chief Operating Officer) and the team helped the students to gain exposure to current work practices. The Agenda included PowerPoint presentation about the company, product’s journey, clients and the road ahead. Shop floor visit included different workstations, process line, inventory, inspection and quality control.
The students had various learnings from the visit which included management practices, usage of solar power, labour, and capital-intensive processes, recycling of waste material, conversion of raw material to finished goods, corporate social responsibility, the significance of quality and inspection.