Professor Ravi Kant Shares Globalisation Experiences of Tata Motors
Professor Ravi Kant, former Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Tata Motors, delivered an enthralling seminar, The First Globalisation Experience of Tata Motors: Lessons for Emerging Markets, to a packed-out auditorium at WMG on Thursday (19 November).
The audience made up of staff and students listened intently to Professor Kant, who is also an Industrial Professor at WMG, explain the different approaches which can be taken to globalisation in the modern era. He also explored how the lessons learnt from different approaches can support emerging markets in driving growth through international business. In concluding his seminar Professor Kant shared 10 lessons learnt by Tata Motors which he believes are vital for success.
After the seminar Professor Kant took a tour of WMG facilities to see recent developments that have taken place and meet with staff. He heard about research in Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, Automation Systems, Lightweighting and Composites, visited the battery scale up facility in the Energy Innovation Centre and the International Institute for Nanocomposites Manufacturing (IINM). He also took the opportunity to see the construction progress of the £150m National Automotive Innovation Centre (NAIC).