In an hour long engaging lecture held at College of Engineering, Pune (COEP), Mr. Gopalakrishnan, Executive Director, Tata Sons, who has taught a credit course called ‘LWNT – Learning What’s Not Taught’ at the Tata Management Training Centre, at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and at other prestigious organizations explained the concept of VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) environment and its increasing relevance in contemporary times. He said that though the concept has been derived from the US army, it is evident in everyone’s life. He spoke about how ‘Uncertainity’ is normal in nature and how human beings have learned to adapt to it with a combination of rationality and intuitiveness.

The large audience comprised an eclectic mix of people. Apart from PIC’s trustees and members, there were hundreds of students from seven colleges of Pune. It amply demonstrated PIC’s position as a network of networks.