Chandigarh Management Association (CMA) organised today an event ‘Shaping Young Minds” at Tagore Theatre Sector-18, Chandigarh. This event is an initiative of, N.Delhi. More than 1000 students drawn from various institutions of the Tricity attended this event
Inaugurating the programme Mr.Kamal Singh, Director All India Management Association (AIMA), the sponsors of the event, said that this is the third event in a row. First, two programmes were organised in Lucknow and Hyderabad. He said that the event seeks to help young people find their career path. He said in this programme young students of professional institutions are exposed to eminent speakers who address the students with their anecdotal, storytelling and coaching style; laced with their personal experiences.
The institutions, which participated in this event, included Aryans Group of Colleges, Army Institute of Law, Mohali, Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Desh Bhagat Group of Institutes, Gurukul Vidyapeeth, IIPM, ITFT Education Group, RICM and SASIIT, Mohali.
Dr Gulshan Sharma, President CMA said that many young people today have bright minds, which need shaping up on what to expect in a professional career – they are always seeking advice from icons. The programme objectives are to inspire young people aspiring to enter in professional domains.
Three speakers who addressed the students were Ms Sangeeta Talwar: MD & CEO of NDDB Dairy Services, Prof. Bibek Debroy, noted economists and Mr Anil Sachdev, Founder and CEO of the School of Inspired Learning. All three speakers left the student audience spellbound.
Sangeeta Talwar while narrating her successes and failures in her career building said that nothing is impossible in life if you have the will and desire. Professional Students need to acquire marketing skills to sell their talent and potential to the prospective employers. Dr. Geeta Joshi, Principal Army Law College,Mohali chaired the session.
Prof Bibek Debroy said that what he achieved in life was more of an accident that designed. But he that now his consolidated life time experiences tell that it is better to undertake those jobs or activities, which endears you most rather guided by desires of outside advisers. He said that he left many lucrative jobs in India and abroad which did not interest him. Dr.P.K.Vasudeva, former professor (international trade) ICFAI chaired the session.
Mr.Anil Sachdev gave a heart rendering motivational speech and narrated how Hotel Taj employees save the life of their customers, when terrorist attacked the hotel, even under the threat of their own life. He said many employees lost their dear ones but they stood their ground showing their commitment to their organisation. He said that even corporate can build loyalties in their employees with value system. Dr.Gulshan Sharma, President CMA Chaired this session.