INLEAD conducted an Industry Expert Session for its entire Jan 2013 batch on 18th January. The session was conducted by Mr. Sandeep Sharma, Vice President – TDI and the topic for the session was Industry Orientation and Corporate Expectations. Mr. Sharma is a Human Resources expert with over 20 years of experience in working with global organizations and individuals at all levels. A very passionate trainer, Sandeep has worked closely with many MNCs and other Indian/Foreign companies both in India and abroad. In addition to his years of experience in helping people build successful careers, he is also a Senior Professional in Human Resource Management.
The session comprised several activities which were based on setting Goals in Life, Importance of listening, etiquette and basic communication skills, hence giving all the students a sense of understanding on how all the industries work and what are the prerequisites to be a successful professional in this competitive corporate world.
In his passionate discourse Mr. Sharma discussed on several personality traits and importance of aptitude and attitude in an individual’s life. According to him one should never assume things in the corporate world and never should be judgmental either, both in their personal and professional life. He shared his views on basic and effective intelligence and the significance of fast and steady growth in the corporate working environment. The session ended with an activity based on personality test where students have to draw a rabbit on a piece of paper and based on the position and the orientation of the rabbit their personalities were determined. Over all it was an interactive session and involved several activities which made it a lot of fun for all the students.