RAMAPURAM CAMPUS

Guest Lecture Report

Start: 08-22-2019

"Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it." On 22nd August 2019, Thursday, School of Management of SRM Institute of Science and Technology conducted a guest lecture lead by Mr. Shibu Thomas, Associate Director from Cognizant Technology Services.  The event was headed by Dr. Arul Mozhi, Head of the department, School of Management.

Mr. Shibu Thomas' speech was engaging right from the start. The students started the session by firing questions about upcoming recession prediction for which he answered brilliantly. He taught the students as to what they should be expecting from their jobs and what an employer expects from them.

He explained various concepts like "Personal Branding", "Problem Statements" In which he conveyed very important aspects of carrying oneself. He spoke about the 'paradigm shifts' that are necessary. Key skills like ownership, humility, leadership, communication where discussed. He encouraged students to think beyond the subject and gave insights about lateral thinking. He briefed about various domains for job seeking and companies related to them. 'Knowledge, attitude, fitment, emotional intelligence, energy' the essentials of any student for the real world. He left the gathering with a strong message that no one can rewind time and should make best use of it. The event came to an end with the thanking note.