Dr.Gokilavani & Prof.Swaminathan from Centre of Corporate Relations conducted Career Readiness (Finishing School) program for II MBA students (Batch 2016-18) on January 10-11, 2018 with an objective for the students ‘to develop confidence and face challenges as they enter their professional life. The program was conducted through a series of lectures by corporate experts across industries. Mr.Illamurugu Karunakaran –Cluster Head, HDFC Bank along with four KCTBS alumni shared their views on handling the initial period of transition, managing work stress and time and strategies one need to follow during the initial period of career. Mr. Pandhala Raja, expert trainer and motivational speaker shared his views on professional and corporate ethics and how several organizations today train their employees to be ethical in dealing with all the stakeholders.
KCT Business school always emphasis on working closely with society .A session on “Work Beyond Workplace” facilitated by Mr.Senthil Kumar-Chief Executive Officer, Helikx who shared his experience as a social entrepreneur and the joy of giving back to the society. The session on Competencies in Career dealt with the importance of building connect both within and outside the organization for a successful career. Mr. Ganesh P M- Chief Marketing Officer, Pricol while speaking on Competencies and skills required for Career success emphasized the importance of effective communication and ability to work across different functions in an Organization.
Dr.Gokilavani,KCTBS trained the students on Email etiquette, 23 rules to be followed for corporate mail and professional behavior at work place.The program ended with a reflection session with Prof.Swaminathan where the students discussed and deliberated in groups on the learning’s and outcomes of the lectures delivered by the industry experts and ways to handle this transition period. The two days career readiness program conducted by KCT Business School gave enormous exposure to students to interact and take away lessons that will enable them for a smooth transition from campus to professional career. This program was coordinated by Dr. Gokilavani R, Lead Trainer.