A Webinar is organized on the topic "Upskilling for Corporate Transition" - Understanding Industry & Preparing Yourself" on 30th May, 2020 from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm by Dr. Anamika Pandey, School of Business for the students of MBA. Mr. Shishir Mishra, Senior VP and Regional head (South Asia), Birla Caron, Aditya Birla Group, Bangkok was the resource person. Mr. Mishra has over 20 years of experience across HR spectrum and roles such as HR business partner, research and consulting role for conglomerate, consulting and niche companies i.e. Aditya Birla Group, Century Group, TATA Group, Academy of HRD, T V Rao Learning System and CRISIL. In the HR area, Mr. Mishra has a proven expertise in the area of Staffing, HR operations, HR Metrics, change management, talent acquisition and management, designing and managing performance and rewards and so on.
To explain the required skills for corporate transition in the present time, he emphasized on regular practices of the communication skills and suggested the students to keep summarizing, learning and connecting with each other. To engage the students, he started session with small discussions and activities where he asked students to share their views on few questions like think about 2-3 qualities you admire in other people, 3-4 qualities of yours comes to the other people mind when they think about you. He emphasized that we all should try to do the branding of ourselves while enhancing our qualities which would have high recall value in the mind of our colleagues, friends, boss and many more places.
He suggested students to adopt and make changes in themselves which corporates are looking for and emphasized to get more networking with resourceful person and with the people who already made these transitions and have experiences. He asked students to have the &ldquoowner of their brand&rdquo and to develop it he suggested to talk to at least 20 people from the earlier batches who are placed in different sectors and made this transition from campus to corporate to list down and figure out what qualities they think they had and developed to work in a team, with managers, with boss and colleagues. Then, on the basis of it you need to build a plan how would imbibe and develop those qualities in you and practice it. Speaker had ended the session with at least six to seven learnings and some exercises to work on getting ready for corporate.
The lecture was ended with vote of thanks presented by Dr. Anamika Pandey
Following are the few glimpses of the session.