Amity Chandigarh organized the Industry Institute Connect Program at it''s Campus, through which various eminent people of the corporate world were invited to interact with the budding mangers and share their views and opinions on the decided theme. The topic for the discussion was "Enhancing competitiveness in the turbulent times" and the invited guests for the session were Mr. R.S. Khokhar, Corporate GM-HR, Sigma Freudenberg Nok Pvt.Ltd., an Indo – German - Japnese Joint Venture and Mr. Ritesh Sharma, Area Head, Mahindra Holidays and Resorts India Ltd.
The session began with a formal welcome address by Prof.Shivali Dhingra, Head AGBS Chandigarh, wherein she stressed on the dire need for Industry - Institute Interaction and the contribution the Industry can make in shaping the careers of young generation. She also focused on the ways where Industry and Institute can work together for mutual competitive advantage.
Mr. R.S. Khokhar in a very lucid style brought about the ski11 set required in this tough and competitive scenario. He urged, “This is the right time for ski11 - building and being Industry ready, as the companies show an encouraging response towards hiring. So if the students are well equipped there is no dearth of opportunities.” He shared few tips on increasing individual competence to help students chart out their successful career paths.
Mr. Ritesh Sharma primarily focused on opportunities of growth and development in the service industry and it''s dependency on human factor. He advocated how managing business in turbulent times demand additional set of capabilities to increase the overall efficiency of the individuals. He stressed on inculcating emotional quotient to compete effectively in the tough situations.
The session was very interactive where the two experts solved many myths of the students relating to Industry expectations and guided them so that each one becomes a complete success story. The session was very well received by all as the experts encouraged the students to think out of the box to enable win - win situations in this competitive world.