30th July, 2021 Marketing DC Session 20-22 Batch – Alumni Speaks

Aug 06, 2021 | Posted by admin in Campus Corner, Events & Happenings, Faculty Talk, Student's Speak   Comments Off

We thank our alumni guest speakers

  1. Nidhi Rathi, (Lionsgate, PGDM, 12-14)
  2. Vandana Darak (Svantantra Microfin, PGDM, 13-15)
  3. Tanvi Bangia Kathuria (LinkedIn, PGDM, 13-15)
  4. Swara Shirsat (Colgate Palmolive, MMS, 19-21)
  5. Piyusha Jagtap (Cognizant, PGDM, 19-21)
  6. Janvi Shetty (Nestle, PGDM, 19-21)

The session ‘Road Ahead in Sales and Marketing – through a Welingkarite’s Lens’ started with a warm welcome by Prof. Indu Mehta. In view of the upcoming placement season of 2020-22, the talk elaborated on various options in sales and marketing as a career.

The alumni panel shared their work experiences, SIP, SIRP journey in detail highlighting the importance of GCL  presentations, and developing case studies at B-School level effectively. They spoke of their learnings while working in different companies/industries and managing work-life balance. The relevance of doing various live projects, courses, internships were also discussed during the course of the session.

The Q&A session was interactive with doubts and queries of students answered by the alumni panel in an honest, and unbiased manner. The session concluded with a vote of thanks for all the guest speakers by Prof B.N Chatterjee, Dean – Marketing and Prof Indu Mehta, Associate Professor- Marketing.

Key takeaways from the session are summed up as follows

  1. Guest lectures are insightful
  2. Digitalization is helping business grow and hence one should upskill oneself in this domain
  3. Effective communication is the key in putting forth your ideas effectively
  4. Soft skills are as important as technical and leadership skills
  5. Mentor choice should be done smartly and wisely after entering the corporate world
  6. Network is Net-worth
  7. It is okay to be confused and uncertain, the key is to be persistent
  8. Enhancing your articulation skills would go a long way
  9. Constantly learning and un-learning skills and pushing yourself beyond your comfort zone is needful


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