Mangaluru, Aug 24: A 30 hours online certificate course on Crafting Upskills for Students: From Evidence to Action was organized by Post Graduate Department of Commerce, St. Agnes College (Autonomous) from August 7, 2020 to August 21, 2020.
The inaugural program started with a short prayer. Sr. Dr. M Venissa A.C, Principal, St. Agnes Institutions wished all the best to the organisers and participants. Sr. Dr. M. Vinora A.C Coordinator of PG Studies, St. Agnes College (Autonomous) explained the importance of the course in the present circumstances and the benefit the students would receive after completion of the course. Ms. Dolan C Banerjee, HOD P. G. Department of Commerce and Course Coordinator moderated all the sessions.
As the New Normal had pushed everybody towards the online platform, the whole course was designed keeping in mind the present scenario and an attempt to give the students the knowledge on different skills which surely would help them to succeed in their forthcoming life. Over 104 students from UG and PG from different states enrolled for the course. A wide variety of topics were covered by different resource person from diversifies professional field. Every session concluded with a set of question related to the topic discussed through google form link. The resource person of this course are as follows:
On August 7, 2020 Mrs Teresa Rodriges, Retired Head of Cluny Convent High School, Malleswaram pondered on building proficiencies in Literary skills.
On August 8, 2020, Ms. Piya Dasgupta, Head- Internal Communications spoke about, the power of Listening followed by Mr. Linus Chettiar voiced on Corporate communication skills.
On August 9, 2020 Mr. Anirban Banerjee, Project Manager addressed the session on Managing Projects.
On August 10, 2020 Dr. Yathish Kumar, Associate Professor, University College, Mangaluru highlighted on Insights on Entrepreneurial Skills
On August 11, 2020, Mr. Hisrar Tallani, Corporate Head and Founder, Hisrar Events and Celebrations elaborated on Unleashing Potentials.
On August 12, 2020, Dr. Sharan Kumar Shetty, Motivational Speaker detailed the session on Networking Skills- The Power Impact to Unleash one’s potential.
On August 13, 2020, Dr. Catherine Nirmala Associate Professor, St. Agnes P. G. Department of Commerce spoke on Crafting your Spiritual Quotient followed Ms. Bianca Shriyan on Excel tips to survive in Corporate
On August 14, 2020, Mr. Kishore Tejeswi, Creative Consultant expressed his thoughts on Language and communication in advertising and creative design
On August 15, 2020, Ms. Nairita Bhattacharyya, Associate HR- Talent Acquisition emphasized on Solving initial hiccups while stepping into Corporate World followed by Ms. Jayalakshhmi Pailoor, Key Accountant Manager, Sales and Business Development Division delivered a talk on Furbishing workplace interpersonal relationship skills.
On August 16, 2020, Dr. Dhananjay Avasarikar, Professor, Suryadatta Institute of Management and Mass Communication, Pune spoke on Corporate Behavioural skills
On August 17, 2020, Prof Gerard Dsouza, Soft skill specialist and trainer pondered on Reinvent Yourself
On August 18, 2020 Mr. Michael Andrade, Director, Lykora Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd. Mangaluru highlighted on Negotiation and Cross- Functional Skills for an evolving Corporate World
On August 19, 2020 Ms. Moushumi Maradia, Sr. Associate, Talent and Performance Management highlighted on Developing Goal Methodology: First step to achieve success followed by Ms. Laxmi Shenoy, Entrepreneur and Foodpreneur who initiated a topic on Learn and Earn through Social Media.
On August 20, 2020, Mr. Yvonil Dsouza, Investment Services Professional spoke on Personal Investment Planning- Equity & Stock Market followed by Mr. Tony Castelino, Company Secreatary, Raheja Group of Companies laid emphasis on Technical analysis of Stocks.
On August 21, 2020, Mr. Bikram Mishra, Chief Human Resource Officer, Asirvad Microfinance Limited elaborated on a Journey from Critical Thinking to Design Thinking.
All the participants thanked the organizers and felt it would definitely help them to nurture their respective future and suggested more online input session of the same kind. E- certificate were issued to all the participants.