The resource person for the day one seminar was Monica Popuri, engineering manager for Hewlett Packard financial services, India and for day two was Bhavesh Patel, a talent advisor in Wipro. Mrs Annapoorna, Faculty, coordinated the programme.
Ms Popuri began the session with scope of IT industry to enkindle interest in programming for students and explained various programming tools and technologies that students need to lookout for. She also explained different technologies that are essential for the future and to be job-ready. The session ended with a question-answer session.
Mr Patel shared his valuable insights on how students can think differently and how they can challenge themselves. He called upon students to build their skills for the future and also to stay local while thinking global.
Furthermore, he spoke on being employable.“Learnability comes from the desire and ability to learn, and it is that one skill, a life skill, which is necessary for everyone. It’s needed for everyone to keep learning and equipping yourself for the future.Be someone to whom sticking to one skill is not enough,” he said
He concluded by saying, “Do not worry about failures.They teach us how to improve and what not to do the next time.”
The session ended with a question-answer session where the students got answers to crucial questions like ‘how students could cope up with offline classes after coming from the online sessions’ and ‘what all is expected from the students when they are being hired’.
There were more than 190 participants for the sessions.